Wednesday, May 20, 1998 1:00 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 April 29, 1998, Meeting Minutes
    b. Report of Executive Committee Meeting of May 5, 1998
    c. Annual Board of Trustees Meeting, September 15-16, 1998

  3. Trustee Reports

    *a. Approval of April 29, 1998, Meeting Minutes
    b. Report of Executive Committee Meeting of May 5, 1998

  4. Chancellor's Report: Morris J. Anderson
  5. *a. Appointment of President of Inver Hills Community College
  6. *Chancellor's Consent Agenda
  7. Joint Council of Student Associations
  8. MCCFA, IFO, and UTCE: Joint Opportunity to Address the Board
  9. Board Standing Committee Reports

    a. Personnel Policy Committee, David Erickson, Chair

    1. *Appointment of President of Inver Hills Community College
    2. *Personnel Plan for MnSCU Administrators (Second Reading)

    b. Board Operations Committee, Dennis Dotson, Chair

    1. Draft Chapter 1. Board Policy Rewrite

    c. Facilities Committee, Robert Erickson, Chair

    1. 2000-2005 Capital Budget Guidelines (First Reading)
    2. Implementation of FY1998 Capital Program (Information)
    3. Presentation of Campus Master Plan - Metropolitan State University

    d. Educational Policy Committee, Christine Fritsche, Chair

    1. *Program Approval-Diploma: Greenhouse Specialist, Riverland Community College, at the Waseca Federal Correctional Institute
    2. *Program Approval-Diploma: Electrician, Ridgewater College, Willmar Campus
    3. *Approval of Northeast Minnesota Colleges' Mission Statements: Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College; Hibbing Community College, A Technical and Community College; Itasca Community College; Lake Superior College; The Laurentian Community and Technical College District; and Rainy River Community College
    4. Proposed MnSCU Policy 3.22 Course Syllabi (First Reading)
    5. Amendment to MnSCU Policy 3.7, Statewide Student Associations (First Reading)
    6. Metro Plan Update: Program Offerings and Occupational and Career Outlook
    7. Minnesota Virtual University Report
    8. Program Inventory Report
    9. Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council (MAELC) Report
    10. Assessment Policy Implementation Status Report

    e. Audit Committee, Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. FY1999 Audit Plan and Budget
    2. Review Office of the Legislative Auditor Audits of North Hennepin Community College and Rochester Community and Technical College

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

    1. *Resolution Establishing an Account for Regular Repair and Maintenance
    2. *Proposed MnSCU Policy 5.7, Travel Management (First Reading)
    3. Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 8.1, Gifts and Grants (First Reading)
    4. Repeal/Replacement of Carry-Forward Policies (First Reading)
    5. FY1998 Institutional Budget Update (Information)
    6. Business Services

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

    1. *FY1999 Tuition and Fees Recommendation (Second Reading)
    2. *Student Association Fees
      Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA)
      Minnesota State University Student Association (MSUSA)
    3. FY1999 Institutional Budgets, Including Supplemental Budget Recommendations (First Reading)
    4. Biennial Budget Development and Allocation Model


  10. **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board

    Procedures to address the board are defined below.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.