Wednesday, September 22, 1999 12:30 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. Introduction of New Trustees
    *b. Approval of Meeting Minutes
    - Board of Trustees Meeting July 21, 1999
    - Board of Trustees Public Hearing of July 27, 1999
    - Board of Trustees Special Meeting of August 12, 1999
    * c. Approval of 1999-2000 Meeting Calendar
    * d. Election of Officers
    e. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of September 1, 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

    Facilities, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair

    1. *Two-year Student Housing Guidelines (Second Reading)
    2. North Hennepin Community College - Renovation for New Science Building (First Reading)
    3. Winona State University, Maxwell Hall Remodeling Schematic Design (First Reading)
    4. Fergus Falls Community College - Student Housing Management Proposal (First Reading)
    5. Normandale Community College Land Exchange (First Reading)
    6. Capital Improvement Projects Quarterly Status Report
    7. Laurentian District/ Vermilion Residence Hall Construction

      Finance, Robert Erickson, Chair
    8. *Approval to Accept Gift to Bemidji State University
    9. FY 2000 Committee Work Plan (First Reading)
    10. MnSCU Allocation Framework Update and FY 2000 Instructional Cost Study
    11. Financial Resources Indicators
    12. Carpentry Program Report

    b. Educational Policy Committee, James Wafler, Chair

    1. *Program Approval: Certificate, Pipefitting Building Trade Installation Apprenticeship; Certificate, Pipefitting Service Apprenticeship; and Certificate, Advanced Pipefitting Apprenticeship, St. Paul Technical College
    2. *Program Approval: Certificate, Low Voltage Systems Installer Apprenticeship, St. Paul Technical College, St. Paul and Rochester
    3. *Program Approval: AAS, Speech Language Pathology Assisting , South Central College, Mankato
    4. *Program Approval: MS, Software Technology, Winona State University
    5. *Program Closures: BS, Office Systems Management, and MS. Business Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato
    6. *Twin Cities Metropolitan Planning - Final Report
    7. *Northeast Higher Education District Discussion (Second Reading)
    8. Program Suspensions: Minnesota State University, Mankato; Hennepin Technical College; and Century College
    9. State University Review of Suitability of Present Name
    10. Review of College and University Student Conduct Codes

    c. Audit Committee, Andrew Boss, Chair

    1. *Office of the Legislative Auditor Financial Audits of Bemidji State University, Laurentian Community and Technical College District, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Southwest State University, Minnesota West Community and Technical College, and MnSCU System Office
    2. Internal Auditing Annual Report
    3. Student Information System Update
    4. Year 2000 Update

    d. Personnel Policy Committee, Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. *Appointment of Provost, Minnesota State University, Akita
    2. Demographic Report
    3. Appointment of Presidents, Policy 4.2
    4. Report on Closed Sessions Pursuant to Minnesota Statute '471.705, (1998) (Minnesota Open Meeting Law)
  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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