January 23, 2003 Board Meeting Summary

World Trade Center
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING


Transfer of Facilities to the Revenue Fund

The Board of Trustees approved the transfer of the Tau Center operated by Winona State University and the parking ramp at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, under the auspices of Metropolitan State University, into the Revenue Fund.

Northwest Technical College Reorganization

The Board of Trustees approved the reorganization of institutions in northwest Minnesota in the following configurations:

  1. A Community and Technical College at Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena;
  2. A Community and Technical College at East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls, and
  3. A Technical College aligned with Bemidji State University.

The Chancellor shall re-assign administrators are necessary.

Board Approval of Honorary Memberships

The Board of Trustees authorized Chancellor James H. McCormick to accept honorary memberships with the Minneapolis Club and Town & Country Club, and to pay usage expenses, including authorized meals and meeting rooms, minimal fees associated with all memberships, in accordance with system policy and procedure. These memberships shall be used solely in support of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, and shall not be available for personal use by the Chancellor or others. The Chancellor shall provide an accounting annually to the Board. Except as other wise determined by the Board, this approval shall continue in effect for any subsequent annual renewals of the honorary memberships during the appointment of Chancellor McCormick.

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