April 16, 2003 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING


Out-of State Tuition Waiver for Non-Resident Non-Reciprocity Students

The Board of Trustees approved extending the waiver programs for fiscal year 2004 for Bemidji State University, Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Minnesota West College, Northeast Higher Education District - Rainy River, and Rochester Community and Technical College, and altering the program at Northeast Higher Education District - Rainy River to include only international students and out-of-state students staying in residence halls.

Appointment of External Auditors for Century College, Hennepin Technical College, Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Rochester Community and Technical College, and Southwest State University

The Board of Trustees approved the appointment of the following public accounting firms to serve as external auditors for the respective colleges and universities.

  • The firm of Larson, Allen, Weishair & Co., LLP, is appointed as external auditor of Century College.
  • The firm of Kern, DeWenter, Viere, Ltd., is appointed as external auditor for Southwest State University and Rochester Community and Technical College as well as prepare the partial financial statement audits (Statement of Net Assets only) for Fergus Falls Community College and Northland Community and Technical College.
  • The firm of Virchow, Krause & Company, LLP, is appointed as external auditor for Hennepin Technical College, Metropolitan State University, and Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

Proposed Amendment to Policy 3.5 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program

The Board of Trustees approved the amendment to Policy 3.5 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program.

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