March 22, 2000 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING



Appointment of Interim President of Century College
The Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Larry Litecky as interim president of Century College for a two-year period effective April 3, 2000.

 

Amendment to Board Policy 1A.2
The Board of Trustees approved the amendment to Board Policy 1A.2 to provide for Executive Committee administration of the Board Office operating budget.

Amendment to FY 2000 Board Operating Budget, Including Approval of Chancellor Search Budget
The Board of Trustees approved the increase of $19,500 to the Board Office operating budget, and the establishment of a budget of $271,500 for the chancellor search.

Appointment of Chair of Search Advisory Committee for Chancellor
The Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Vance K. Opperman as chair of the Search Advisory Committee for Chancellor.

Approval of Search Advisory Committee Composition
The Board of Trustees approved the composition of the Search Advisory Committee for Chancellor, as follows: chair (1), faculty (3), presidents (2), students (2), Governor (1), Minnesota State Senate (1), Minnesota House of Representatives (1), business community/foundations (1), MnSCU staff (1), other MnSCU labor unions (1), and trustees (2). The members of the Search Advisory Committee will be approved and appointed at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 19, 2000.

"E" Learning Authority, Ratification of Executive Committee Action of March 1, 2000
The Board of Trustees ratified the emergency action taken by the Executive Committee on March 1, 2000, that authorized Chancellor Anderson to propose to the Legislature draft legislation that would facilitate electronic education opportunities by expanding MnSCU's ability to participate in equity investments.

Program Approval: AAS, Electronic Commerce Business Management and Certificate, Web Business Specialist, Alexandria Technical College
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Alexandria Technical College to offer an Associate in Applied Science in Electronic Commerce Business Management and a Certificate in Web Business Specialist. Program implementation is August 1, 2000.

Program Approval: AAS, Electronic Commerce Technical Specialist and Certificate, Web Business Integration Specialist, Alexandria Technical College
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Alexandria Technical College to offer an Associate in Applied Science in Electronic Commerce Technical Specialist and a certificate in Web Business Integration Specialist. Program implementation is August 1, 2000.

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