Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, March 17, 1999
World Trade Center
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Trustees Present: Nancy Brataas, Kathleen Caffey, Archie D. Chelseth, Mary Choate, David Erickson, Robert Erickson, Christine Fritsche, Michael Nesdahl, Michael Vekich, James Wafler
Trustees Absent: Andrew Boss, Daniel G. Coborn, Dennis Dotson
a. Approval of February 17, 1999, Meeting Minutes
Trustee Robert Erickson moved approval of the February 17, 1999, meeting minutes. Trustee Nesdahl seconded. The minutes were approved without dissent.
b. Approval of Joint Finance/Facilities Policy and Educational Policy Committee Meeting Minutes of January 19, 1999
Trustee Robert Erickson moved approval of the minutes of the Joint Finance/Facilities Policy and Educational Policy Committee meeting of January 19, 1999. Trustee Fritsche seconded. The minutes were approved without dissent.
c. Report of the Executive Committee, March 3, 1999
Chair Vekich reported that the Executive Committee met on March 3. A copy of the meeting minutes is included in the Board packet.
d. Committee Appointments
Chair Vekich announced the following committee appointments: Trustee Brataas to the Finance/Facilities Policy Committee; Trustee Fritsche to the Audit Committee; and the reappointment of the Ad Hoc Assessment Committee, to be chaired by Trustee Wafler. Trustee Chelseth will be vice chair, and members are Trustees Brataas, Boss and Nesdahl.
Chair Vekich reported that Joseph Jung resigned from the Board of Trustees effective March 15, 1999. The Governor's Office and Minnesota State College Student Association were notified of the vacancy.
Chair Vekich recognized President Allen Rasmussen, Rainy River Community College. President Rasmussen announced that Rainy River Community College underwent a North Central Accreditation visit last week, and the preliminary recommendation is for 10 years accreditation.
President Rasmussen announced that Rainy River Community College's ice hockey team has won the national championship.
b. Personnel Policy Committee
c. Educational Policy Committee
d. Finance/Facilities Policy Committee
Trustee Brataas seconded and the motion carried without dissent.
Michael Vekich, Chair
Recorded by Inge Chapin