March 16, 2005 - 1:00 p.m. | Board Meeting Agenda

Wells Fargo Place
Fourth Floor, Board Room
30 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota

  1. Call to Order
  2. Chair's Report: Vice Chair Ann Curme Shaw
    * Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting - Major Topic Discussion of Wednesday, January 20, 2005
    * Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting of Wednesday, January 20, 2005
    * Minutes of Board of Trustees Special Meeting of Wednesday, March 2, 2005
    -Information: Draft Minutes of Executive Committee Meeting of March 2, 2005
  3. Trustee Reports
  4. Chancellor's Comments: James McCormick
    1. Joint Council of Student Associations
      1. Minnesota State College Student Association
      2. Minnesota State University Student Association
    2. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities' Bargaining Units
      1. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
      2. Minnesota Association of Professional Employees
      3. Minnesota State College Faculty
      4. Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty
      5. Inter Faculty Organization
    3. * 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.
      1. Interagency Agreement with the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
      2. Southwest Minnesota State University Student Housing Proposal
      3. St. Paul College District Energy Contract
    4. Board Standing Committee Reports
      1. Finance/Facilities Policy Committee - Clarence Hightower, Chair
        1. Finance/Facilities Division Update
        2. FY 2006 Revenue Fund Fees and Spending Plan (First Reading )
      2. Educational Policy Committee, David Paskach, Chair
        1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
        2. * South Central Technical College Mission Change
        3. * Resident Tuition for Undocumented Students Living in Minnesota
        4. Proposed Repeal of Carry Forward Technical College Policy 2.3.8.0 Technical Education Guarantee (First Reading)
        5. Proposed Repeal of Carry Forward Community College Policy III.02.10 Diplomas (First Reading)
      3. Technology Committee, Lew Moran, Chair
        1. Information Technology Update
        2. Business Practices Alignment Committee Update
        3. Information Security Update
      4. Advancement Committee, Cheryl Dickson, Chair
        1. Advancement Update
        2. Legislative Update
        3. Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)/American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) National Legislative Summit
      5. Ad Hoc Chancellor Assessment Committee, Ann Curme Shaw, Chair
        1. Discussion of Evaluation Process
      6. Human Resources Policy Committee, Ivan Dusek, Chair
        1. Human Resources Update
        2. * Appointment of President of Winona State University
    5. **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board. Procedures to address the board are defined below.
    6. Other Business
    7. Adjournment

    *Denotes Action Item

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