Wednesday, June 17, 1998 1:30 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 May 20, 1998, Meeting Minutes
    *b. Approval of Joint Fiscal Policy and Facilities Committee Meeting Minutes of March 17, 1998
    c. Report of Executive Committee Meeting of June 1, 1998
  3. Trustee Reports
  4. Chancellor's Report: Morris J. Anderson
    a. Tentative - Appointment of President of Riverland Community College, a Technical and Community College
    *b. Tentative - Appointment of President of Century College, a Community and Technical College
  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. Personnel Policy Committee,
    David Erickson, Chair
    1. *Tentative - Appointment of President of Riverland Community College, a Technical and Community College
    2. *Tentative - Appointment of President of Century College, a Community and Technical College
    3. *Personnel Plan for MnSCU Administrators (Second Reading)
    4. Carry Forward Policies

    b. Fiscal Policy Committee, Archie D. Chelseth, Chair

    1. *Proposed MnSCU Policy 5.7, Travel Management (Second Reading)
    2. *Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 8.1, Gifts and Grants (Second Reading)
    3. *Repeal/Replacement of Carry-Forward Policies (Second Reading)
    4. Review of Delegation Principles
    5. State Board of Investment Performance Review Concerning the Revenue Bond Fund

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

    1. *FY1999 Institutional Budgets, Including Supplemental Budget Recommendations (Second Reading)
    2. Biennial Budget Development and FY2000 and Beyond Allocation Model
    3. Final FY1997 Instructional Cost Study
    4. Minnesota Virtual University Budget - Current Status

    d. Educational Policy Committee, Christine Fritsche, Chair

    1. *Proposed MnSCU Policy 3.22 Course Syllabi (Second Reading)
    2. *Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 3.7, Statewide Student Associations (Second Reading)
    3. *Approval of Mission Statements: Anoka-Hennepin Technical College, Dakota County Technical College, and Inver Hills Community College
    4. Nursing Articulation Agreement
    5. Metro Plan Update: Report from the Metro Presidents' Planning Sessions

    e. Audit Committee, Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. *Approval of CPA Firm for Audit of Revenue Fund Financial Statements
    2. Review Internal Audit Proposal: Reliability of MnSCU Financial Accounting Data
    3. Options for Meeting the Financial Information Needs of the MnSCU Board of Trustees
    4. Review Office of the Legislative Auditor Financial Audit of Red Wing/Winona Technical College

    f. Facilities Committee, Robert Erickson, Chair

    1. *2000-2005 Capital Budget Guidelines (Second Reading)
    2. *Mankato State University - Theater Design and Budget
    3. Capital Improvement Projects Status Report
    4. Presentation of Campus Master Plan - Inver Hills Community College
    5. Master Plan Discussion - Metropolitan State University
  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) May 20, 1998, 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.