Minnesota State Colleges & Universities Board of Trustees

July 19 , 2005

Board Meeting Summary

Wells Fargo Place
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING

Election of Officers
The Board of Trustees re-elected Robert Hoffman as chair, Ann Curme Shaw as vice chair, and Cheryl Dickson as treasurer for another one-year term.

Appointment of Interim President of Central Lakes College (PDF)
The Board of Trustees approved the recommendation of Chancellor James H. McCormick and appointed Joseph P. Opatz as interim president of Central Lakes College effective July 23, 2005, and authorized the Chancellor to negotiate an employment agreement 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.

FY 2006 Operating Budget and FY 2007 Outlook
The Board of Trustees:

1. Adopted the annual total operating budget and general fund budget for FY2006 in tables 3 Revised and 4 Revised (PDF.) (To see the complete document as it appeared in the Board packet with the original language, click here PDF.)

2. Approved the proposed tuition structure recommendations for FY2006 as detailed on attachment 1A Revised through 1D Revised (PDF.) The percentage impact of resident tuition rates represents the maximum amount that can be applied to other tuition rates charged by the institution not impacted by reciprocity agreements such as nonresident and off campus rates. The tuition increase is effective Summer Session or Fall Semester, 2005 at the discretion of the president. The chancellor is authorized to approve tuition structures for new courses or programs proposed after this date and is requested to incorporate any approvals at the time FY2007 tuition recommendations are presented to the Board. The Board continued the policy of market-driven tuition for closed enrollment courses, customized training, non-credit instruction, continuing education, distance learning and contract postsecondary enrollment option programs.

3. Approved the colleges and universities participation in the non-resident tuition waiver pilot program as outlined in attachment 2 Revised (PDF.)

4. Approved the distribution of the legislative initiative funds as outlined in the recommendation contained in attachment 3 (PDF) to be presented to the Board of Trustees in July.

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Annual Work Plan 2005-2006
The Board of Trustees approved the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Annual Work Plan for the 2005-2006 academic and fiscal year.

Proposed Amendments to Board Policy 5.11 Tuition and Fees and Board Policy 5.12 Refunds, Withdrawals and Waivers (PDFs)
The Board of Trustees approved the amendments to Board Policy 5.11 Tuition and Fees and Board Policy 5.12 Refunds, Withdrawals and Waivers.

Proposed FY 2006-2007 Board Meeting Calendar
The Board of Trustees approved the FY 2006-2007 meeting calendar as follows:

FY 2006

August, 2005, No Meetings
September 7, 2005 , Executive Committee Meeting
September 20-21, 2005 , Board Meeting
October 5, 2005 , Executive Committee Meeting October 18-19, 2005 , Board Meeting
November 8-9, 2005 , Retreat
December 6-7, 2005 , Board Meeting
December 7, 2005 , FY 2007 Operating Budget Including Tuition and Fees Hearing, Wells Fargo Place
January 4, 2006 , Executive Committee Meeting
January 18-19, 2006 , Board Meeting (note Wednesday and Thursday)
March 1, 2006 , Executive Committee Meeting
March 21-22, 2006 , Board Meeting
April 5, 2006 , Executive Committee Meeting
April 18-19, 2006 , Board Meeting
May 3, 2006 , Executive Committee Meeting
May 16-17, 2006 , Board Meetings
June 7, 2006 , Executive Committee Meeting
June 20-21, 2006 , Board Meeting
July 5, 2006 , Executive Committee
July 18-19, 2006 , Annual Board Meeting

FY 2007

August, 2006, No Meetings
September 6, 2006 , Executive Committee Meeting
September 19-20, 2006 , Board Meeting
October 4, 2006 , Executive Committee Meeting
October 17-18, 2006 , Board Meeting
November 14-15, 2006 , Retreat
December 6, 2006 , Executive Committee Meeting
January 3, 2007 , Executive Committee Meeting
January 17-18, 2007 , Board Meeting, (note Wednesday and Thursday)
February 28, 2007 , FY 2008-2013 Capital Budget Request Hearing
March 7, 2007 , Executive Committee Meeting
March 7, 2007 FY 2008-2013 Capital Budget Request Hearing
March 14, 2007, FY 2008-2013 Capital Budget Request Hearing
March 20-21, 2007 , Board Meeting
April 4, 2007 , Executive Committee Meeting
April 17-18, 2007 , Board Meeting
May 2, 2007 , Executive Committee Meeting
May 15-16, 2007 , Board Meetings
June 6, 2007 , Executive Committee Meeting
June 19-20, 2007 , Board Meeting
June 27, 2007, FY 2008 Operating Budget Including Tuition and Fees Hearing
July 11, 2007 , Executive Committee
July 11, 2007, FY 2008 Operating Budget Including Tuition and Fees Hearing
July 17-18, 2007 , Annual Board Meeting

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