February 2000 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING



System Office Task Force Report
The Board of Trustees approved the report from the System Office Task Force.

 

Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Campus, YMCA Development
The Board of Trustees authorized Minnesota West Community and Technical College to develop an outleasing plan for the Y development on the Worthington Campus. Prior to implementation, the President of Minnesota West shall report to the Board of Trustees on the Plan. The Chancellor is directed to take the necessary action to seek legislative approval as required for the Y to construct a building on state property. The overall plan is to be returned to the Board for approval.

Northwest Technical College-Bemidji, High School Acquisition
The Board of Trustees approved the purchase of the Bemidji High School property, subject to legislative approval and funding.

North Hennepin Community College - Gift Acceptance for New Greenhouse
The Board of Trustees accepted the gift of $250,000 from Alice P. Tessman for design and construction of a greenhouse to be connected to the new Science Building at North Hennepin Community College, and in accordance with the donor conditions.

Ridgewater College - Building Addition for Veterinary Tech Program
The Board of Trustees approved the building expansion for the Veterinary Tech program at Ridgewater College and directs the Chancellor to seek appropriate legislative approval.

Revenue Fund FY 2001 Spending Plan
The Board of Trustees approved the FY 2001 finance plans and associated fees for residence hall/dining services and student union facilities of the Revenue Fund.

Revenue Fund Reinvestment Strategy
The Board of Trustees approved proceeding with the Revenue Fund Reinvestment Program and directed the Chancellor to request additional bonding authority in the amount up to $135 million from the 2000 legislature.

Amendment to MnSCU Policy 3.9 Licensure of Faculty Requiring a License
The Board of Trustees approved the amendment to MnSCU Policy 3.9 Licensure of Faculty Requiring a License.

Program Approval: AAS, Webmaster, Itasca Community College
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Itasca Community College to offer an Associate in Applied Science degree in Webmaster. Program implementation is August 1, 2000.

Program Approval: AS, Corrections, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College to offer an Associate in Science in Corrections. Program implementation is August 1, 2000.

Program Approval: Certificate, Emergency Management, Hennepin Technical College
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Hennepin Technical College to offer a certificate in Emergency Management at the Hopkins Technical Center. Program implementation is May 22, 2000. Associate in Applied

Program Closures: AAS, Chiropractic Paraprofessional, Normandale Community College, Northwestern College of Chiropractic Location
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Normandale Community College to close the AAS, Chiropractic Paraprofessional program. Program closure is February 15, 2000.

Personnel Actions
The Board of Trustees approved the Chancellor's recommendation to terminate the appointment of David Sayre with MnSCU effective May 16, 2000.

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