October 16, 2002 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING


FY 2004 - 2005 Biennial Budget Request

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities' Board of Trustees is committed to provision of high-quality, accessible education, public service and research at all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. The Board strongly urges the State of Minnesota to support the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities FY 2004-2005 biennial budget request.

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities' Board of Trustees approved the final FY 2004-2005 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities biennial operating budget request for transmittal to the Department of Finance. The Chancellor is requested to provide periodic updates on the progress of the budget through the executive and legislative branch review and approval process.

St. Paul Technical College Request for a Name Change

The Board of Trustees approved changing the name of St. Paul Technical College to Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College, effective immediately.

St. Cloud State University Stadium and Recreation Center Schematic Design

The Board of Trustees approved the schematic design for the Stadium and Recreation Center at St. Cloud State University.

Mission Approval: St. Cloud State University

The Board of Trustees approved St. Cloud State University's vision, mission, purposes and array of awards.

Minneapolis Community and Technical College and Metropolitan State University Remodeling/Co-Location Schematic Design

The Board of Trustees approved the schematic design for the remodeling and co-location project at Minneapolis Community and Technical College and Metropolitan State University.

Program Closures: Century Community and Technical College

The Board of Trustees approved the request by Century Community and Technical College to close the following programs: " AAS, Laboratory/Technology, White Bear Lake Campus

 

  • AAS, Truck/Diesel Technology, White Bear Lake Campus
  • Diploma, Truck/Diesel Technology, White Bear Lake Campus
  • Certificate, Truck/Diesel Service, White Bear Lake Campus
Gift of Real Property - Northland Community and Technical College

The Board of Trustees accepted the gift of the Lowell and Marjorie Swenson residence in Thief River Falls to Northland Community and Technical College, subject to due diligence review (including but not limited to environmental, health and safety; title opinion; and zoning restrictions) and use of Attorney General documents. The Board gratefully acknowledges the generous gift from the Swensons to the State of Minnesota, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, and Northland Community and Technical College.

Amendment to Board Policies 1A.2, Part 4, Officers of the Board, and 1A.4, Part 5, Board of Trustee Administrator Positions

The Board of Trustees approved the amendments to Board Policy 1A.2, Part 4, Officers of the Board, and 1A.4, System Administration, Appointment of Administrators, Part 5, Board of Trustee Administrators Positions.

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