October 2001 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Cloquet, MN

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING


Revenue Fund Master Resolution
Revenue Fund Reinvestment Program Recommendations Including Revenue Fund Bond Sale Resolution
The Board of Trustees approved the sales resolution as described in Attachment A (pages 33-42 of the October Board meeting materials) authorizing solicitation of offerings for state college and university revenue bonds. The Board of Trustees further authorized the offerings resolutions as described in Attachment B (beginning on page 43 of the October Board meeting materials) including $37,000,000 worth of projects identified in Exhibit D (page 84 of the October Board meeting materials).

Amended Board Policy 1A.2, Board of Trustees, Part 5. Standing Committees and Working Groups of the Board
The Board of Trustees approved the amendments to Board Policy 1A.2, Board of Trustees, Part 5, Standing Committees and Working Groups of the Board by changing the membership of the Executive Committee, and adding two new standing committees: Advancement and Technology.

Amendment to Board Policy 1A.2, Part 4, Subpart C.1, Chair's Approval of Receipt of Expenses
The Board of Trustees approved the revisions to Board Policy 1A.2, Part 4, Subpart C.1.

Revisions to Policy 4.1, Personnel Plan
The Board of Trustees approved the revision to Policy 4.1, Personnel Plan for MnSCU Administrators.

Program Approval: AS, Environmental Science; 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 degree in Environmental Science. Program implementation is January 1, 2002.

Program Approval: AAS, Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Northwest Technical College, East Grand Forks
The Board of Trustees approved the request by Northwest Technical College to offer an Associate in Applied Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography at East Grand Forks. Program implementation is August 1, 2002.

Minnesota State University Moorhead Student Housing Plan
The Board of Trustees approved the authorizing resolution related to the financing for a student housing facility at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Finance/Facilities Policy Committee Goals and Objectives FY 2002 Work Plan
The Board of Trustees approved the work plan for the Finance/Facilities Policy Committee for FY 2002.

Ratification of the Executive Committee's Approval for the Chancellor to Attend Out-of-state Symposium Sponsored by the National Education Association Foundation and the Education Commission of the States
The Board of Trustees ratified the action of the Executive Committee approving acceptance by Chancellor James H. McCormick of travel and associated expenses from the National Education Association Foundation in order to attend the symposium on "Creating K-12/Higher Education Partnerships" sponsored by the NEAF and the Education Commission of the States on October 19-20, 2001.

Approval for the Chancellor to Attend Out-of-state Symposium Sponsored by the U.S. Army War College
The Board of Trustees approved acceptance by Chancellor James H. McCormick of travel and associated expenses from the U. S. Army War College in order to attend its symposium on "Educating Strategic Leaders for the Challenges of the 21st Century" on November 16, 2001.

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