Wednesday, July 21, 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 June 16, 1999
    *b. Election of Secretary
    c. Election of Officers at Annual Meeting on September 22, 1999
    d. Draft Board of Trustees Meeting Calendar for 1999-2000
    e. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of July 7, 1999
  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

    Finance/Facilities Policy Committee
    1. Facilities, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair

    2. *Metropolitan State University - Library Schematic Design (Second Reading)
    3. *Two-Year Student Housing Guidelines (Second Reading)
    4. Laurentian District/Vermilion Community College Student Housing Refinancing (First Reading)
    5. Demolition of Neumaier Hall, Moorhead State University (First Reading)
    6. University Center Rochester Field House Schematic Design (First Reading)
    7. Ridgewater College, Hutchinson Campus Building Addition Schematic Design (First Reading)

      Finance, Robert Erickson, Chair
    8. *FY 2000-2001 Operating Budgets Including Tuition and Fees (Second Reading)
    9. *Minnesota State College Student Association FY 2000 Fee Proposal (Second Reading)
    10. *Approval to Accept Gifts to Anoka-Hennepin Technical College
    11. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Allocation Framework Update

    b. Personnel Policy Committee, Nancy Brataas, Chair
    Closed Session to Discuss Presidential Evaluations, pursuant to Minnesota Statute §471.705, (1998) (Minnesota Open Meeting Law)

    1. *Student Employees Policy (Second Reading)
    2. *Appointment of President of Ridgewater College
    3. *Appointment of President of Dakota County Technical College
    4. *Appointment of MnSCU General Counsel
    5. Discussion of Interim Appointments

    c. Educational Policy Committee, James Wafler, Chair

    1. Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 2.2 Residency (First Reading)
    2. *Program Approval: Certificate, Foundations of Corrections and Certificate, Focus in Corrections, Lake Superior College, Duluth
    3. *Program Approval: Certificate, Agricultural Commodities Marketing, Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls
    4. *Program Closures: Riverland Community College, Albert Lea and Austin:
      • Certificate, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
      • Certificate, Industrial Welding Technology
    5. Program Suspensions: Dakota County Technical College and Minnesota West Community and Technical College
    6. Program Reinstatements: Riverland Community College
    7. MnSCU Task Force on Intellectual Property
    8. Honorary Degree Policy 3.18
    9. Draft Report Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Planning
    10. Northeast Higher Education District Planning

    d. Audit Committee, Andrew Boss, Chair

    1. *Report on Potential Cost and Efforts of Audited Financial Statements (Second Reading)
    2. *Office of the Legislative Auditor Financial Audits of Century Community and Technical College, Hennepin Technical College, and Northwest Technical College
    3. Set Priorities for Systemwide Internal Auditing Proposals for FY 2000
    4. Follow-up Activity Report: Second Quarter 1999
    5. Policy and Procedures for Reporting and Investigating Potential Fraud
    6. Update on Reliability of MnSCU Financial Data: Status of Bank Reconciliations
    7. Student Information System Update
    8. Year 2000 Update
  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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***All hand-outs to the Board must be submitted in advance of the meeting.

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