July 2000 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING


FY 2001 Systemwide Allocations Including System Office Budget
The Board of Trustees approved the following:

  1. The allocation of FY2001 state appropriation for Institutional Special Allocations, Legislative Special Allocations, System wide Obligations, the System Office Budget and Board/Chancellor Initiatives as shown on Attachment A (attached).
  2. The Chancellor is requested to provide the Board with periodic updates on progress concerning the FY2001 funded elements of the "Practical Strategy for MnSCU."

Minnesota West Student Housing Proposal
The Board of Trustees approved and supported the entrance by Minnesota West Community and Technical College into a management agreement by and between the Minnesota West Scholarship and Development Foundation for the purpose of managing an existing eight unity apartment complex on the Canby Campus of the College as reviewed and developed by the Attorney General's office.

Minnesota State University, Mankato - Student Athletic Facilities Phase II Schematic Design
The Board of Trustees approved the schematic design for Phase II of the Taylor Center, and south, east and west portions of the Highland Center at an estimated cost of $9,707,000.

Board Policy 1.D, Office of Internal Auditing
The Board of Trustees approved new policy 1.D, Office of Internal Auditing and repealed Board Policy 7.2, Parts 1-2 and 4-7.

Proposal to Conduct Systemwide Audit of the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program
The Board of Trustees accepted the Internal Auditing proposal to conduct a Systemwide audit of the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program.

Office of the Legislative Auditor Financial Audits of Winona State University, St. Paul Technical College, Fergus Falls Community College, Northland Community & Technical College, and Metropolitan State University
The Board of Trustees accepted the financial audit reports issued by the Office of the Legislative Auditor on Winona State University, St. Paul Technical College, Fergus Falls Community College, Northland Community and Technical College, and Metropolitan State University.

Revisions to Board Policy 1A.4, System Administration Appointment of Administrators
The Board of Trustees approved revisions to Board Policy 1A.4, System Administration Appointment of Administrators.

Repeal of Community College Policy V1.05, Absence of Duty
The Board of Trustees repealed community college carry-forward policy V1.05, Absence from Duty.

Revisions to Personnel Plan for MnSCU Administrators
The Board of Trustees approved the revisions made to the 1999-01 Personnel Plan for MnSCU Administrators.

Gift Acceptance Report
The Board of Trustees accepted donations for prize giveaways for the MnSCU System Office third annual picnic totaling $234.32.

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