Wednesday, May 17, 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 April 19, 2000
    *b. Election of Board Secretary
    c. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of May 3, 2000
  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. 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. Program Approval: Certificate, Painting and Wallcovering, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
    b. Program Approval: Certificate, Drywall Finishing, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
    c. Program Approval: Diploma, Internet Systems Administrator, Hibbing Community College, A Technical and Community College
    d. Program Approval: AS, Engineering, Itasca Community College
    e. Program Approval: AAS, Industrial Automation Technology, and Diploma, Industrial Automation Technology, Minnesota State College, Southeast Technical, Red Wing and Winona
    f. Program Approval: Diploma, Painting and Decorating, South Central College, Minnesota Correctional Facility, Faribault
    g. Program Suspensions: Central Lakes College
    h. Repeal of State University Policy 7.4, Emeritus Status (Second Reading)
    i. Repeal of Community College Policy VI.07.02 (Unclassified Faculty and Administrators) (Second Reading)
  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 (Second Reading)
    3. Century College - Pedestrian Bridge
    4. Capital Improvement Projects Quarterly Status Report
    5. Southwest State University Master Plan

      Finance, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair
    6. *FY 2002-2003 Biennial Operating Budget Guidelines (Second Reading)
    7. Proposed New and Amended Board Policies - Chapters 5, 6, and 7, Financial and Administrative Management Policies (First Reading)
    8. FY 2001 Operating Budget Including Tuition and Fees - Revised (First Reading)
    9. FY 1999 Instructional Cost Study
    10. Legislative Session Wrap-up
    11. Allocation Framework Update

    b. Audit Committee - Andrew Boss, Chair

    1. Audit Plan - FY 2001 (First Reading)
    2. Status of Bank Reconciliations

    c. Personnel Policy Committee - Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. *Appointment of President of Metropolitan State University
    2. *Appointment of Interim President of Southwest State University

    d. Educational Policy Committee - James Wafler, Chair

    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. *MnSCU Mission and Vision Statements (Second Reading)
    3. *Formal Adoption of Board of Trustees Goals
    4. Applied Doctorate Report
    5. Report for the Task Force on Institutional Accountability Principles
    6. Itasca Community College's Strategic Planning Process (process and Accountability)
    7. Sabbatical Report for FY 1999
  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.