December 1999 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING


Ratification of December 1, 1999 Executive Committee Emergency Action Relative to Minnesota State University-Akita
The Board of Trustees ratified the Executive Committee's action of December 1, 1999, for the continued participation of no more than 25 American students in the MSU-A Japanese Area Studies Program for the academic year beginning April 1, 2000.

 

Minnesota State University-Akita Transition Plan
The Board of Trustees approved the amendments to the 25-year Agreement with Yuwa-machi, Japan. The Board also authorized the Chancellor to execute these amendments once legal review is complete.

Board Policy 1A.2 Board of Trustees, Part 2. Board Expenses, Per Diem and Reimbursement
The Board of Trustees approved the amendments to Board Policy 1A.2, effective December 15, 1999.

Relocation of MnSCU Board Policy 6.3 Naming Colleges and Universities
The Board of Trustees approved the relocation of Board Policy 6.3 Naming Colleges and Universities to Chapter 3. The new policy number for Naming Colleges and Universities is 3.23.

Program Approval: AS, Computer Information Systems, Northland Community and Technical College
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Northland Community and Technical College to offer an Associate in Science degree in Computer Information Systems. Program implementation is August 1, 2000.

Employee Evaluation Policy
The Board of Trustees approved Board Policy 4.9, Employee Evaluation.

Revenue Fund Audited Financial Statements
The Board of Trustees accepted the Larson Allen Weishair & Company LLP audited report and related management letter on the Revenue Fund financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1999.

2000 Supplemental Budget Request
The Board of Trustees strongly supports the FY2000 Supplemental Budget Request recommended by the Chancellor and approves preparation of the initiatives for the 2000 legislative session.

Information Systems Strategic Plan
The Board of Trustees approved the MnSCU Information Technology Strategic Plan.

Applied Doctorate Report
The Board of Trustees approved the Chancellor's recommendation to adopt a plan for additional study of the applied doctorate with a report in spring 2000.

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