June 1998 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
St. Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING


Appointment of President, Riverland Community College, a Technical and Community College
The Board of Trustees approved Chancellor Anderson's recommendation and appointed Dr. Gary L. Rhodes as president of Riverland Community College, effective August 15, 1998.

Appointment of President, Century College, a Community and Technical College
The Board of Trustees approved Chancellor Anderson's recommendation and appointed Dr. Charles D. Hays as president of Century Community College, effective August 15, 1998.

Personnel Plan for MnSCU Administrators
The Board of Trustees approved the Personnel Plan for MnSCU administrators for the period July 1, 1997, through June 30, 1999. The plan is subject to the approval of the Joint Subcommittee for Employee Relations.

Proposed MnSCU Policy 5.7, Travel Management
The Board of Trustees approved MnSCU Policy 5.7, Travel Management.

Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 8.1, Gifts and Grants
The Board of Trustees postponed action on MnSCU Policy 8.1, Gifts and Grants, until the July meeting.

Repeal/Replacement of Carry-Forward Policies
The Board of Trustees repealed the following eight carry-forward policies: Community College Board Policy V.02.04, Space Management Use of Facilities by Staff, Students and Others; Community College Board Policy V.02.06, Naming of Colleges, Buildings, Major Areas, Etc., and related procedure V.02.06; Technical College Policy 3.1.1.0, Aid Allocation, and related procedure 3.1.1.0; Technical College Policy 3.1.1.2, Repair and Replacement Allocation, and related procedure 3.1.1.2; Technical College Policy 3.2.1.0, Tuition, and related procedure 3.2.1.0; State University Board Policy 5.1, Tuition and Fees; State University Board Policy 5.3, Tuition Rates; and State University Board Policy 5.5, Revenue Fund Fees. The effective date is June 17, 1998.

FY1999 Institutional Budgets, Including Supplemental Budget Recommendation
The Board of Trustees approved preliminary FY1999 initial allocation of state appropriations for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities totaling $551,031,000 as shown on Attachment B, column (a) (on page 73 of the Board packet). The Chancellor is to provide a budget update after conclusion of the fall enrollment period and establishment of final allocations.

Proposed MnSCU Policy 3.22, Course Syllabi
The Board of Trustees approved the recommended MnSCU Policy 3.22, Course Syllabi and repeal Technical College Carry-over Policy 2.3.7.0 Course Standards. The effective date is July 1, 1998.

Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 3.7, Statewide Student Associations
The Board of Trustees repealed the recognition of the Minnesota Community College Student Association (MCCSA) and the Minnesota Technical College Student Association (MTCSA) and approved the amendments to MnSCU Policy 3.7, Statewide Student Associations to recognize the Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA). The effective date is July 1, 1998.

Approval of Mission Statements: Anoka-Hennepin Technical College, Dakota County Technical College, and Inver Hills Community College
The Board of Trustees approved the mission statements of Anoka-Hennepin Technical College, Dakota County Technical College, and Inver Hills Community College.

Approval of CPA Firm for Audit of Revenue Fund Financial Statements
The Board of Trustees accepted the proposal of Larson, Allen, Weishair & Company, dated May 28, 1998, to audit the financial statements of the Revenue Fund for fiscal years 1998, 1999, and 2000.

2000-2005 Capital Budget Guidelines
The Board of Trustees approved the 2000-2005 Capital Budget Guidelines and work plan as described in the Board packet.

Mankato State University-Theater Design and Budget
The Board of Trustees approved the proposed site and design of the black box theater at Mankato State University, subject to the receipt of the MSU Foundation's approval of the site, design, and cost estimate, and agreement to transfer the theater to the State upon completion of construction.

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