Wednesday, October 18, 2000 - 1:00 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 September 20, 2000
    *b. Amendments to Board Policy 1A.2 Pertaining to Election of Officers (Second Reading)
    c. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of October 4, 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. Office of the Legislative Auditor Financial Audits of Normandale Community College, Dakota County Technical College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, South Central College, Lake Superior College, Alexandria Technical College, and Minneapolis Community and Technical College
    b. Internal Auditing Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2000
    c. Northland Community and Technical College Schematic Design (Second Reading)
    d. FY 2001 Finance/Facilities Policy Committee Work Plan (Second Reading)
    e. Revisions to Board Policy 4.13, Expense Allowances (Second Reading)
    f. Program Approval: AS, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Mapping, and Certificate, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Mapping, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Cambridge and Coon Rapids
    g. Program Approval: BS, Civil Engineering, Minnesota State University, Mankato
  9. Board Standing Committee Reports

    Finance/Facilities Policy Committee - Robert Erickson, Chair

    Facilities, Lew Moran, Vice Chair

    1. North Hennepin Community College General Education Building Schematic Design (First Reading)
    2. Normandale Community College Science Building Addition Schematic Design (First Reading)
    3. FY 2002-2007 Capital Budget
    4. Risk Management and Insurance Update

      Finance, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair
    5. FY 2002-2003 Biennial Budget Request (First Reading)
    6. FY 2002 Allocation Framework-Implementation (First Reading)
    7. Long Range Tuition Strategy
    8. Annual Contracts Report

    b. Educational Policy Committee - Jim Luoma, Chair

    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. Program Suspension: Pine Technical College
    3. International Education Presentation
    4. Future Trends in Higher Education

    c. Audit Committee - Mary Choate, Chair

    1. Third Quarter Audit Follow-up Report
    2. Office of the Legislative Auditor Program Evaluation: The MnSCU Merger

    d. Personnel Policy Committee - Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. *Appointment of President of Century College (Hand-out)
    2. Appointment of Executive Director/Board Secretary
    3. *Relocation of Board Policy 4.13, Expense Allowances (Second Reading)
  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.


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