November 1998 Board Meeting Summary
World Trade Center
St. Paul, Minnesota
THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING
The Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to negotiate an employment agreement with Interim Chancellor Morris J. Anderson so that he can become chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. The terms and conditions of the employment agreement will be approved at the December 16 Board of Trustees meeting.
The Board of Trustees approved a salary increase for the Chancellor, subject to approval by the Joint Sub- committee on Employee Relations. The Board is recommending a salary of $170,000 for FY1998 and $185,000 for FY1999.
Program Approval: Advanced Technical Certificate, Construction Electricity
Apprenticeship, St. Paul Technical College
The Board of Trustees approved the request by St. Paul Technical College to offer an Advanced Technical Certificate in Construction Electricity Apprenticeship. Program implementation is scheduled for November, 1998.
Re-employment of Early Retirees
The Board of Trustees approved a new Board Policy, 4.6, Re-employment of Early Retirees.
FY2000 and Beyond Allocation Model
The Board of Trustees approved the allocation framework and directs the Chancellor to implement the Transition Plan. The Board will be updated periodically on the status of the working group activities and shall receive reports summarizing the results of the annual simulations of the model. The Chancellor will return with any proposed policy changes concerning the Framework for the Board's review and approval prior to implementation, which will be effective with the FY2002 budget process.
Hibbing College Schematic Design
The Board of Trustees approved the schematic design of the Hibbing Integration Project.
Property Acquisition and Land Transfer
The Board of Trustees approved the acquisition of real property at Metropolitan State University.
Acceptance of Gift to Northwest Technical College
The Board of Trustees approved the gift of materials used for telecommunications programs from the Halstad Telephone Company to Northwest Technical College.
Fiscal Year 1999 Finance/Facilities Policy Committee Work Plan
The Board of Trustees approved the Finance/Facilities Policy Committee Work Plan for Fiscal Year 1999.