Wednesday, November 15, 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 October 18, 2000
    b. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of November 1, 2000
  3. Trustee Reports
  4. Chancellor's Report: Morris J. Anderson

  5. Executive Director/Board Secretary's Report: Penny Harris Reynen

  6. Joint Council of Student Associations

  7. MnSCU Bargaining Units

  8. 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. Normandale Community College Science Building Addition Schematic Design (Second Reading)
    b. North Hennepin Community College General Education Building Schematic Design (Second Reading)
    c. Winona State University Emergency Generator Project
    d. St. Cloud Technical College Property Acquisition
    e. Mission Review: Pine Technical College
    f. Program Approval: Bachelor of Applied Science in Aviation Maintenance Management, St. Cloud State University
    g. Program Approval: Diploma, Therapeutic Massage Therapist and Certificate, Massage Therapist, Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical, Red Wing and Winona
    h. Program Approval: Certificate, Network Cabling Specialist, Riverland Community College, Albert Lea
    i. Office of the Legislative Auditor Financial Audits of Pine Technical College and Rainy River Community College
    j. Appointment to Academic Rank
  9. Board Standing Committee Reports

    Finance/Facilities Policy Committee - Robert Erickson, Chair

    Facilities, Lew Moran, Vice Chair

    1. Capital Projects Quarterly Status Report
    2. Leasing Activity Report

      Finance, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair
    3. *FY 2002-2003 Biennial Budget Request (Second Reading)
    4. Contract Noncredit Instruction Financial Restructuring (First Reading)
    5. FY 2002-2003 Systemwide Allocation and FY 2002 Operating Budget Including Tuition and Fees (First Reading)
    6. FY 2002 Allocation Framework-Implementation (First Reading)
    7. Annual Contracts Report

    b. Educational Policy Committee - Jim Luoma, Chair

    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. Center for Teaching and Learning Faculty Orientation
    3. Minnesota Campus Compact
    4. Program Suspensions: Anoka-Hennepin Technical College
    5. Rural Integration of Technology in Education (RITE) Project - A MnSCU PT3 Grant Teacher Education Collaborative
    6. Review of Educational Policy Issues in the Office of the Legislative Auditor Report on the MnSCU Merger
    7. E-Learning Initiative (Information Item Only)
    8. MnSCU Policy on Program Suspension

    c. Audit Committee - Mary Choate, Chair

    1. Financial Reporting Update

    d. Personnel Policy Committee - Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. Repeal of Policy V1.02.06, Filling of Position by Claiming, Promotion, or Transfer (First Reading)
    2. Domestic Partner 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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