Minnesota State Colleges & Universities Board of Trustees

March 17, 2004 Board Meeting
Meeting Summary

Wells Fargo Place
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING

Appointment of President of Normandale Community College

The Board of Trustees, upon the recommendation of Chancellor McCormick, appointed Dr. Katherine Hiyane-Brown as president of Normandale Community College, subject to the completion of an employment contract, which the Board authorized the Chancellor to negotiate in consultation with the Chair of the Board and Chair of the Human Resources Policy Committee in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Personnel Plan for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Administrators (view board action item).

Appointment to Academic Rank

The Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Richard Davenport, President of Minnesota State University, Mankato, as Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at Minnesota State University, Mankato (view board action item).

Proposed Amendment to Policy 3.17 Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates, 3.21 Undergraduate Credit Transfer, and 3.25 Degree Granting Authority

The Board of Trustees approved the proposed amendment to Policy 3.17 Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates, Policy 3.21 Undergraduate Credit Transfer, and Policy 3.25 Degree Granting Authority.

Proposed Amendment to Policy 2.9 Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress

The Board of Trustees approved the proposed amendment to Policy 2.9 Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress.

FY 2005 Revenue Fund Fees and Spending Plans

The Board of Trustees approved the FY 2005 finance plans and associated fees for residence hall/dining services, student unions, and parking facilities of the Revenue Fund (view board action item).

Real Property Acquisition: Minnesota State University, Mankato; Anoka-Ramsey Community College; and Lake Superior College

The Board of Trustees approved (view board action item):

  • acquisition of the Alumni Foundation Building by Minnesota State University, Mankato subject to the completion of all necessary due diligence requirements and approval of all documents by the Attorney General's Office.
  • acquisition of approximately 25.14 acres of privately owned land, the disposition of approximately 4.48 acres of college owned land for dedicated right-of-way for the proposed realignment of Isanti County Road #70, and the acceptance of land as a result of vacated right-of-way of the old County Road #70 alignment adjacent to the Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Cambridge Campus, contingent upon the ability to dispose of or transfer property interests to Isanti County for purposes of realigning County Road #70 and subject to the completion of all necessary due diligence requirements and approval of all documents by the Attorney General's Office.
  • Acquisition of 2209 Trinity Road, Duluth, Minnesota by Lake Superior College, subject to completion of all necessary due diligence requirements and approval of all documents by the Attorney General's Office.

Real Property Acquisition: Winona State University

The Board of Trustees approved the acquisition of the Lincoln School site located at 654 Huff Street, and a single-family residence at 358 Johnson Street, Winona, Minnesota by Winona State University subject to the Chancellor's satisfaction that consultation process has occurred and the completion of all necessary due diligence requirements and approval of all documents by the Attorney General's Office (view board action item).