Wednesday, January 18-19, 2000
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 December 15, 1999
    *b. Approval of Minutes of Board of Trustees Public Hearing on Anoka-Hennepin Technical College Site Selection of January 12, 2000
    c. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of January 5, 2000
  3. Trustee Reports
  4. Chancellor's Report: Morris J. Anderson
    a. System Office Task Force Report
    *b. Precinct Caucus Schedule Exception
  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. FY 1999 Gifts and Grants Report
    b. Approval to Accept Gifts to Dakota County Technical College, Hennepin Technical College, and Ridgewater College
    c. MnSCU/Board of Trustees Values Statement (Second Reading)
    d. Program Approval: AAS, Technical Communication; Diploma, Technical Communication; and Certificate, Technical Communication; Alexandria Technical College
    e. Program Approval: AAS, Virtual Reality Applications Technician, Pine Technical College
    f. Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (Second Reading)
    g. Review of Foundation Procedures (Second Reading)
  8. Board Standing Committee Reports

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

    2. *FY2000-2005 Capital Budget Modifications (Second Reading)
    3. Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Campus, YMCA Development (First Reading)
    4. Northwest Technical College - Bemidji, High School Acquisition (First Reading)
    5. Riverland Community and Technical College - Campus Master Plan

      Finance, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair
    6. *FY 2001 Operating Budget Including Tuition and Fees (Second Reading)
    7. *Student Union Financial Restructuring Plan (Second Reading)
    8. Revenue Fund FY 2001 Spending Plan (First Reading)
    9. Revenue Fund Reinvestment Strategy (First Reading)
    10. FY 1999 System and Institutional Financial Statements

    b. Joint Meeting of the Finance/Facilities Policy and Educational Policy Committees - Robert Erickson and James Wafler, Co-chairs

    1. *Anoka-Hennepin Technical College Site Selection (Second Reading)

    c. Educational Policy Committee - James Wafler, Chair

    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update - Future Higher Education Summit
    2. Corporate University Report
    3. University Center Rochester/University of Minnesota Plan Update
    4. Amendment to MnSCU Policy 3.9 Licensure of Faculty Requiring a License (First Reading)

    d. Personnel Policy - Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. St. Cloud State University President Search
    2. Closed Session - Fish, et al. v. St. Cloud State University, et al., Litigation Discussion Pursuant to Minnesota Statute § 471.705 (1998) (Minnesota Open Meeting Law)

    e. Audit Committee - Andrew Boss, Chair

    1. Year 2000 Final Report
    2. Fourth Quarter Audit Follow-up Report
  10. **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board
    Procedures to address the board are defined below.
  11. Other Business
  12. 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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