Wells Fargo Place
Fourth Floor, International Hall
30 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota

  1. Call to Order

  2. Chair's Report: Jim A. Luoma
    a. Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting of July 16, 2003
    b. Draft Minutes of Executive Committee Meeting of September 3, 2003
    c. Recognition of Trustee Emeritus Michael Redlinger

  3. Trustee Reports

  4. Chancellor's Comments: James McCormick

  5. Joint Council of Student Associations
    a. Minnesota State College Student Association
    b. Minnesota State University Student Association

  6. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities' Bargaining Units
    a. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
    b. Minnesota Association of Professional Employees
    c. Minnesota State College Faculty
    d. Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty
    e. Inter Faculty Organization

  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. Winona State University Real Property Acquisition
    b. Minneapolis Community and Technical College Real Property Acquisition
    c. Leadership Employment Agreement Authorization

  8. Board Standing Committee Reports

    a. Advancement Committee - Cheryl Dickson, Chair

    1. Advancement Update
    2. Recommendations for Fundraising Efforts at the System and Campus Levels
    3. Campus Visits, Business Leader Visits, Bonding Project Visits

    b. Technology Committee, Lew Moran, Chair

    1. Information Technology Update
    2. Instructional Management System Recommendation
    c. Joint Meeting of Educational Policy and Finance/Facilities Policy Committee, Andrew Boss and Will Antell, Co-Chairs
    1. Higher Education Funding and Financial Aid

    d. Educational Policy Committee,
    Will Antell, Chair
    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. Charter Schools Report
    3. Metro Alliance Report: Working Together, 2003 Progress Report
    4. Diversity and Anti-Racism Initiative Grant Update
    5. Academic and Student Affairs Annual Progress Report
    6. Minnesota National Guard Online Update
    7. Sabbatical Report
    e. Finance/Facilities Policy Committee, Andrew Boss, Chair
    1. Finance/Facilities Division Update
    f. Human Resources Policy Committee, Ivan Dusek, Chair
    1. Human Resources Update
    2. *Proposed Amendment to Policy 1A.3 System Administration, Chancellor (Second Reading)
    g. Audit Committee, Daniel Coborn, Chair
    1. Internal Audit Update
    2. An Assessment of Practices for Monitoring Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid Recipients
    3. System-Level Accountability Framework: Student Participation Rate Data
    4. Legislative Audit Reports for Fiscal Year 2003
    5. Report on Timeliness of Academic Program Reviews
    6. Internal Auditing Annual 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 handouts to the Board must be submitted in advance of the meeting.


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