April 1998 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
St. Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING


Appointment of President, Pine Technical College

The Board of Trustees approved Chancellor Anderson's recommendation and appointed Dr. Robert L. Musgrove as president of Pine Technical College, effective July 1, 1998.

Program Approval: BS, Computer Science, Metropolitan State University
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Metropolitan State University to offer a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. Program implementation is scheduled for September 1998.

Program Approval: Advanced Technical Certificate, Advanced Collision Services, Ridgewater College, Willmar Campus
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Ridgewater College, a Community and Technical College, to offer an Advanced Technical Certificate in Advanced Collision Services at the Willmar campus. Program implementation is scheduled for August 1998.

Program Approval: AS, Computer Networking and Telecommunications; Certificate, Computer Help Desk Specialist; Certificate, Network Support and Administration, Anoka Ramsey Community College, Cambridge Campus and Coon Rapids Campus
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Anoka-Ramsey Community College to offer an Associate of Science in Computer Networking and Telecommunications degree, a Network Support and Administration Certificate, and a Computer Help Desk Specialist certificate at the Cambridge and Coon Rapids' campuses.

Proposed MnSCU Policy 3.21 Undergraduate Credit Transfer
The Board of Trustees approved the recommended MnSCU Policy 3.21, Undergraduate Credit Transfer policy and repealed carry-forward policies CC III.01.10 - Transfer Standards and III.01.11 - Transfer of Technical Credits; SU Policy 4.5 - Policy Regarding Transfer of Lower Division Credit from Two-Year Colleges; and T.C. Policy 2.3.2.0 - Credit Transfer. The Board of Trustees shall review the policy implications by July 1, 2000. However, staff shall report on the progress of the work by July 1, 1999.

Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 3.6 Student Conduct
The Board of Trustees approved the amendments to MnSCU Policy 3.6, Student Conduct. The policy amendments are related to hazing and are effective April 29, 1998.

Special Meeting of the Personnel Policy Committee
The Personnel Policy Committee will meet on Thursday, May 14, 1998, to discuss the Personnel Plan for MnSCU Administrators. The meeting will be in the executive board room, third floor, World Trade Center, 30 East Seventh Street, St. Paul, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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