March 1999 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
St. Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING


Program Approval: Diploma, Mining Heavy Equipment Operator, Hibbing Community College

The Board of Trustees approved the request by Hibbing Community College to offer a diploma in Mining Heavy Equipment Operator. Program implementation is scheduled for August 1, 1999.

 

Program Approval: Certificate, CISCO Network Technician, Hibbing Community College
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Hibbing Community College to offer an Certificate in CISCO Network Technician. Program implementation is scheduled for August 1, 1999.

Program Closure: Minneapolis Community and Technical College
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Minneapolis Community and Technical College to close the following programs, effective June 1, 1999:

  • CIP 08.010200 AAS, Fashion Management
  • CIP 08.010200 Diploma, Fashion Management

Mission Review: Minneapolis Community and Technical College
The Board of Trustees approved the mission statement of Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree
The Board of Trustees formally endorsed Minnesota State Universty-Akita's intention to exercise the authority to award an honorary doctorate degree to Mr. Yasushi Akashi, at an honors ceremony in June, 1999 at the MSU- Akita campus.

Minnesota State University, Mankato - Student Athletics Facilities Remodeling Project
The Board of Trustees approved the demolition and replacement of Myers Field House as described in attachment A (included in the March Board packet on pages 81-102) and directed the Chancellor to make the appropriate legislative notifications.

Minneapolis Community and Technical College - Schematic Design
The Board of Trustees approved the schematic design for the Minneapolis Community and Technical College Library/Instructional Technology addition and consolidation remodeling project.

Proposed Board Policy 5.8, Refunds, Withdrawals and Waivers
The Board of Trustees adopted MnSCU Policy 5.8, Refunds, Withdrawals and Waivers, and repealed the following carryforward policies:

  • Community College Carryforward Policy IV.01.06, Completion of Enrollment
  • Community College Carryforward Policy V.01.04, Refund of Tuition and Fees, Total Withdrawal from College
  • State University Carryforward Policy 5.7, Collection of Tuition, Fees and Deposits
  • State University Carryforward Policy 5.8, Refund of Tuition and Fees

Minnesota West Community and Technical College Transfer of Real Property
The Board of Trustees approved seeking legislative approval for the transfer of real property at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Pipestone Campus. Property transfer shall comply with MnSCU policies and procedures for real estate actions.

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