AGENDA REVISED - March 21, 2000

Wednesday, March 22, 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 February 15, 2000
    b. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of March 1, 2000
  3. Trustee Reports
    a. Association of Community College Trustees National Legislative Conference
    b. Association of Governing Boards Annual 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. Amendment to Board Policy 1A.2 (Second Reading)
    • Board Operating Budget Procedures

    b. Amendment to FY 2000 Board Operating Budget, Including Approval of Chancellor Search Budget (Second Reading)
    c. Program Approval: AAS, Electronic Commerce Business Management and Certificate, Web Business Specialist, Alexandria Technical College
    d. Program Approval: AAS, Electronic Commerce Technical Specialist and Certificate, Web Business Integration Specialist, Alexandria Technical College

  8. Board Standing Committee Reports

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

    2. University Center Rochester Technology Project - Schematic Design (First Reading)
    3. Fergus Falls Community College - Campus Master Plan
    4. FY 2002-2006 Capital Budget Work Plan

      Finance, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair
    5. MnSCU Allocation Framework Update

    b. Audit Committee - Andrew Boss, Chair

    1. Draft Policy on Internal Auditing
    2. Draft Policy Against Fraudulent or Other Dishonest Acts
    3. Report on Laurentian District Financial Condition

    c. Personnel Policy Committee - Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. *Approval of Interim President of Century College
    2. *Approval of Search Advisory Committee Compostion
    3. Demographic Report

    d. Educational Policy Committee - James Wafler, Chair

    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. *"E" Learning Authority, Ratification of Executive Committee Action of March 1, 2000
    3. Program Suspensions: Minnesota State University, Mankato; Winona State University; and Central Lakes College
    4. Higher Education Summit Status Report
  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 ~

Special accommodations for a disability (e.g. wheelchair accessibility, interpreter, audiotape, or large print material), are available upon advance requests. Please contact Inge Chapin at (612) 282-5518, or fax your request to (612) 297-3312.