Wednesday, February 17, 1999 1:00 p.m.
Minnesota World Trade Center
International Hall, Fourth Floor
30 East 7th Street
St. Paul, Minnesota

  1. Call to Order
  2. Chair's Report: Michael Vekich
    *a. Approval of Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes of January 20, 1999
    b. Report of the February 3, 1999, Executive Committee Meeting
  3. Trustee Reports
  4. Chancellor's Report: Morris J. Anderson
  5. Joint Council of Student Associations
  6. MCCFA, IFO, and UTCE: Joint Opportunity to Address the Board
  7. Board Standing Committee Reports

    Audit Committee, Andrew Boss, Chair
    1. Year 2000 Update
    2. Student Information System Update
    3. Information Technology Strategic Planning Update

    b. Personnel Policy Committee, Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. Executive Director - Board of Trustees Office
    2. Personnel Policy Work Plan & Change - Weather/Emergency Closings (First Reading)

    c. Educational Policy Committee, Christine Fritsche, Chair

    1. *Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 2.8 Student Life (Second Reading)
      *Repeal of Previous System Carry Forward Policies (Second Reading)
      • CC Policy III.01.02 Continuing Education
      • TC Policy Contract Activities
      • TC Policy Graduation Requirements
      • TC Policy Customized Training Network
      • TC Policy Accreditation of a Technical College by Outside Agencies
      • CC Policy IV.04.03 Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress
      • SU Policy 8.2 Recognized System-Level Student Organizations, Subd. 4, Federal Credit Union
    2. *Rochester Statement of Principles
    3. University Center Rochester Update (Oral Report)
    4. Lab School Report
    5. Poster Session
      • Assessment Policy Implementation and K-12 Connections Update
      • K-12 Partnerships
      • Center for Teaching and Learning
      • Financial Aid
      • Instructional Technology
      • Continuing Education
      • Customized Training
      • FY 98 Business/Industry Initiatives
      • Gender Equity in MnSCU
      • International Education
      • Policy 3.17 Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
      • Academic Program Accountability
      • Labor Market Information and Program Planning
      • Planning
      • Student Life/Disability Services
      • Transfer Initiatives
      • Welfare-to-Work
      • Unified Plan for Vocational Education in Minnesota
      • Skills Standards
      • Minnesota School to Work
      • Minnesota Colleagues in Caring Collaborative

    d. Finance/Facilities Committee

    Facilities, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair

    1. *St. Paul Technical College - Schematic Design (Second Reading)
    2. Minnesota State University, Mankato - Student Athletics Facilities Remodeling Project (First Reading)
    3. Minneapolis Community and Technical College - Schematic Design (First Reading)
    4. 2000-2005 Capital Budget and HEAPR Budget
    5. Deferred Maintenance, ADA, and OSHA Survey Status
    6. Space Utilization Survey
    7. Capital Improvement Projects Quarterly Status Report

      Finance, Robert Erickson, Chair
    8. *Amendment to Policy 8.3, College or University Related Foundations (Second Reading)
    9. *Revenue Fund Student Union Restructuring Plan (Second Reading)
    10. Revenue Fund FY2000 Budget Plan Including Proposed Fees (First Reading)
    11. Proposed Board Policy 5.8, Refunds, Withdrawals and Waivers (First Reading)
    12. System Wide Reserves Report
    13. FY 1998 System and Institutional Financial Statements
  8. **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board
    Procedures to address the board are defined below.
  9. Other Business
  10. Adjournment

*Denotes Action Item

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