Wednesday, January 21, 1998 2:00 P.M.
Minnesota World Trade Center
International Hall, Fourth Floor
30 East 7th Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota

  1. Call to Order
  2. Chair's Report: Michael Vekich

    *a. Approval of December 17, 1997, Meeting Minutes

    *b. Approval of Joint Committee Meeting Minutes:

    • Joint Facilities and Educational Policy, September 16, 1997
    • Joint Board Operations and Personnel, October 21, 1997

    c. Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Legislative Planning Meeting of December 16, 1997

    d. Report of Executive Committee Meeting of January 5, 1998

  3. Trustee Reports:
  4. Chancellor's Report: Morrie Anderson
  5. *Chancellor's Consent Agenda
  6. Joint Council of Student Associations
  7. MCCFA, IFO, and UTCE: Joint Opportunity to Address the Board
  8. Board Standing Committee Reports
    a. Fiscal Policy Committee
    , Archie D. Chelseth, Chair
    1. *1997 Gifts and Grants Report
    2. MnSCU Reserves Policy (First Reading)
    3. Revenue Fund FY1999 Spending Plan (First Reading)
    4. Review of Delegation Principles

    b. Educational Policy Committee, Christine Fritsche, Chair

    1. Customized Training Network Overview
    2. Common Course Number Feasibility Report
    3. Metro Plan Update (Oral Report) (Dr. Hazel Reinhardt)

    c. Joint Fiscal Policy & Educational Policy Committees, Archie D. Chelseth and Christine Fritsche, Co-chairs

    1. *FY1999-FY2001 Allocation Model (Second Reading)
    2. *MnSCU Fee Policy (Second Reading)
    3. *State Grant Recommendation (First Reading)
    4. Tuition Conference - October 13-15, 1997
    5. FY1999 Institutional Budget Principles Including Tuition Discussion

    d. Joint Fiscal Policy & Facilities Committees, Archie D. Chelseth and Robert Erickson, Co-chairs

    1. *Revenue Fund Rate Restructuring Plan (Second Reading)
    2. *Metro Plan/Capital Plan (First Reading)
    3. Debt Management Guidelines (First Reading)
    4. University Center Rochester Planning Presentation

    e. Facilities Committee, Robert Erickson, Chair

    1. Review of Delegation Principles (First Reading)
    2. Campus Master Plan Presentation
    3. Bemidji State University/Northwest Technical College Remodeling

    f. Audit Committee, Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. *Proposed Amendments to Internal Audit Charter (Second Reading)
    2. Office of Internal Auditing Report of Activities and Accomplishments

    g. Personnel Policy Committee, David Erickson, Chair

    1. Retirement Data
    2. Salary Survey Data

    h. Board Operations Committee, Dennis Dotson, Chair

    1. Work Plan
  9. **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board
    Procedures to address the board are defined below.
  10. Other Business
    Closed session to discuss status of contract negotiations with IFO, MCCFA, and UTCE pursuant to Minnesota Statute §471.705, subd. 1a (1996) (Minnesota Open Meeting Law) November 19, 1997, at end of public meeting.
  11. Adjournment

*Denotes Action Item

**Requests to address the Board must be submitted in writing to staff. Request forms are available at the board meeting (additional materials are placed on a table located near the entrance of the meeting room). If you wish to address an agenda item, clearly identify the item on your request form. If you have any questions, please ask a staff member for assistance.