Tuesday, February 15, 2000 - 2:00 p.m.
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 January 19, 2000
    *b. Report and Ratification of Special Meeting of Executive Committee on January 28, 2000 to Amend Personnel Plan for MnSCU Administrators
    c. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of February 2, 2000
  3. Trustee Reports
  4. Chancellor's Report: Morris J. Anderson
    a. System Office Task Force Report (Second Reading)
    *b. Personnel Actions
    c. IBM Partnership Award to Minnesota State University, Mankato
    Dr. Valerie Pace, IBM, Rochester
  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. Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Campus, YMCA Development (Second Reading)
    b. Northwest Technical Collge- Bemidji, High School Acquisition (Second Reading)
    c. North Hennepin Community College - Gift Acceptance for New Greenhouse (Second Reading)
    d. Revenue Fund FY 2001 Spending Plan (Second Reading)
    e. Amendment to MnSCU Policy 3.9 Licensure of Faculty Requiring a License (Second Reading)
    f. Program Approval: AAS, Webmaster, Itasca Community College
    g. Program Approval: AS, Corrections, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
    h. Program Approval: Certificate, Emergency Management, Hennepin Technical College
    i. Program Closures: AAS, Chiropractic Paraprofessional, Normandale Community College, Northwestern College of Chiropractic Location
  8. Board Standing Committee Reports

    Finance/Facilities Policy Committee - Robert Erickson, Chair

    Facilities, Dennis Dotson, Vice Chair

    1. St. Cloud Technical College Campus Master Plan
    2. Capital Improvement Projects Quarterly Status Report

      Finance, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair
    3. *Revenue Fund FY 2001 Spending Plan (Second Reading)

    b. Educational Policy Committee - James Wafler, Chair

    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. Mission/Vision Planning (First Reading)
    3. Program Reinstatements: AAS, and Diploma, Aviation Electronics, Alexandria Technical College
    4. Program Suspensions: Minnesota West Community and Technical College and Northwest Technical College
    5. K-12 Partnership Update
    6. MnSCU Office of Instructional Technology Overview
    7. Preliminary Policy Issues - Corporate University
  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.


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