Montana Board of Regents Meeting
Location: Strand Union Building
November 21-22, 2019
Strand Union Building - Ballroom A

Agenda items may be posted up to 48 hours in advance of the Board of Regents meeting. Please check the website prior to the meeting. All times listed on the agenda are approximate.

Meeting Videos



Wednesday, November 20, 2019

5:30 PM   Optional Reception with Leadership Montana
MSU Stadium – Club Level | 1 Bobcat Circle


Thursday, November 21, 2019

6:45 AM Executive Session | SUB Room 234
  • Personnel Discussion
7:00 AM Board of Regent Breakfast with Faculty Representatives
Leigh Lounge
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees
SUB – Ballroom D
8:30 AM Meeting Convenes | Roll Call
8:30 AM Comments by Chair Lozar
8:35 AM Welcome by President Cruzado
8:55 AM Approval of Minutes
9:05 AM Commissioner’s and System Report
9:40 AM Remarks by Governor Bullock (or Designee)
9:50 AM Break
10:00 AM Budget, Administration and Audit Committee
12:00 PM Regents Lunch with Student Representatives
Leigh Lounge
12:00 PM Lunch for Meeting Attendees
SUB – Ballroom D
1:00 PM Optional Guided Tour of Gallatin College Campus
Meet Outside SUB Ballroom A | Transportation Provided By MSU
2:00 PM Two-Year and Community College Committee
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee
5:15 PM Public Comment*
5:30 PM Meeting Recessed
5:30 PM Reception
Inspiration Hall


Friday, November 22, 2019

7:00 AM Breakfast with Regents and Local Community Leaders
Inspiration Hall
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Attendees
SUB – Ballroom D
8:30 AM Board Reconvenes
8:30 AM Remarks by Superintendent Arntzen
8:40 AM Education Interim Committee / Board of Regents Joint Session
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Education Interim Committee / Board of Regents Joint Session Continues
11:30 AM Public Comment*
11:45 AM Committee Reports & Action
12:00 PM Meeting Adjourned
1:00 PM Board of Education Meeting


Saturday, November 23, 2019

9:30 AM Pre-game Brunch
SUB Ballrooms
12:00 PM Brawl of the Wild Kick-Off


Other than the meeting starting time, times listed are approximate. In addition, agenda items may be rearranged unless an item is listed as having a “time certain.” Action may be taken on any item listed on the Board or Committee Agendas. Public comment is welcome on all items. The Board of Regents will make reasonable accommodations for known disabilities that may interfere with an individual's ability to participate. Persons requiring such accommodations should make their requests to the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education as soon as possible before the meeting to allow adequate time for special arrangements. You may call or write to: ADA Coordinator, P.O. Box 203201, Helena MT 59620-3201, 406-449-9124 (or dial 711 for TDD)