Wednesday, April 19, 2000 - 12:00 noon
Minnesota World Trade Center
Fourth Floor, International Hall
30 East 7th Street
St. Paul, Minnesota

  1. Call to Order
  2. Chair's Report: Michael Vekich
    *a. Approval of Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting of March 22, 2000
    *b. Report on Environmental Scan of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
    c. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of April 5, 2000
  3. Trustee Reports
    a. Association of Community College Trustees National Legislative Conference
  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. Consent Agenda
    All matters listed under Consent Agenda will be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. Any trustee may request that an item or items be removed from the Consent Agenda for independent consideration.
    a. University Center Rochester Technology Project - Schematic Design (Second Reading)
    b. Office of the Legislative Auditor Fiscal Year 1999 Statewide Audit Management Letter
    c. Program Approval: AAS, Agricultural Processing Plant Technology, Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Granite Falls
    d. Program Approval: AS, Technical Theatre, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
    e. Program Approval: AAS, Network Administration and Technology; Diploma, Network Administration and Technology; Certificate, Network Administration and Technology--CISCO, and Certificate, Network Administration and Technology--Microsoft; Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical, Red Wing and Winona
  8. Board Standing Committee Reports

    Finance/Facilities Policy Committee - Robert Erickson, Chair
    1. Facilities, Dennis Dotson, Vice Chair

    2. FY 2002 - 2007 Capital Budget Guidelines

      Finance, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair
    3. Proposed New and Amended Board Policies - Chapters 5, 6, and 7, Financial and Administrative Management Policies (First Reading)
    4. FY 2000 Institutional Budgets Including FYE Update
    5. FY 2000 Annual Fee Report
    6. FY 2002 - 2003 Biennial Operating Budget Guidelines (First Reading)

    b. Audit Committee - Andrew Boss, Chair

    1. Board Policy 1.D., Policy on Internal Auditing (First Reading)
    2. 1st Quarter 2000 Audit Follow-up Report

    c. Personnel Policy Committee - Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. *Appointment of Search Advisory Committee Members
    2. *Appointment of Interim Executive Director/Board Secretary
    3. *Interviews and Selection of Executive Search Firm for Chancellor Search
    4. Repeal of State University Policy 7.4, Emeritus Status (First Reading)
    5. Repeal of Community College Policy VI.07.02 (Unclassified Faculty and Administrators) (First Reading)
    6. Workers' Compensation Report for FY 99
    7. Update on Presidential Vacancies

    d. Educational Policy Committee - James Wafler, Chair

    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. Presentation to Nellie Stone Johnson
    3. Update on MnSCU Mission and Vision Statements
    4. *Mission Review: Central Lakes College
    5. Program Reinstatements; AAS and Diploma, Electronic Communications Technology, Northwest Technical College, Moorhead
    6. Program Suspensions: Central Lakes College, Dakota County Technical College, Northwest Technical College, and St. Paul Technical College
    7. Report on Minnesota Transfer Initiatives
    8. Report on CD Regarding Teacher Education/Technology Projects
    9. Business Plan, "E" Learning Authority
  9. **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board
    Procedures to address the board are defined below.
  10. Other Business
  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.

***All hand-outs to the Board must be submitted in advance of the meeting.

~ Special Accommodations ~

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