Minnesota State Colleges & Universities Board of Trustees

June 15 , 2005

Board Meeting Summary

Wells Fargo Place
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING

Summary of Chancellor's Assessment (PDF)
The Board of Trustees accepted the summary of Chancellor James McCormick's assessment that included the following:
. The Chancellor's leadership skills were again highly complimented by the Presidents and Cabinet.
. He has brought alignment to the governance of the system and has the overwhelming support of the presidents.
. The Chancellor has been extremely successful in obtaining legislative support for the system in very difficult financial times for the state.
. The Chancellor continues to achieve high ratings for "effectively representing the system and institutions to the public."
. The Chancellor continues to make steady progress in improving the recognition of the Minnesota State College and University System nationally.

Chancellor's Recommendation for Distinguished Senior Fellow for Academic Affairs (PDF)
The Board of Trustees approved the recommendation of Chancellor McCormick to appoint Dr. Darrell Krueger as distinguished senior fellow for academic affairs effective July 18, 2005 through August 9, 2005.

FY 2006-2011 Capital Budget Request (PDF)
The Board of Trustees approved the FY 2006-2011 Capital Budget as presented and contained in Attachment A, specifically the projects and priorities for FY 2006. The Board recognized the projects in the 2008 and 2010 program years as strong candidates for future funding. The Chancellor is authorized to make adjustments in project cost estimates as necessary and to forward the program to the Governor for consideration in the FY 2006 state capital budget.

Proposed Policy 3.30 College Program Advisory Committees and Repeal of Carry Forward Technical College Policy 2.2.2.0 Major Program of Study Advisory Committees
The Board of Trustees approved the new Board Policy 3.30 College Program Advisory Committees and repealed Carry Forward Technical College Policy 2.2.2.0 Major Program of Study Advisory Committees.

Proposed Policy 3.31 Graduate Follow-up System and Repeal of Carry Forward Technical College Policy 4.2.1.5 Employment Follow-up Consumer Information
The Board of Trustees approved the new Board Policy 3.31 Graduate Follow-up System and repealed Carry Forward Technical College Policy 4.2.1.5 Employment Follow-up Consumer Information.

Audit Plan - Fiscal Year 2006 (PDF)
The Board of Trustees approved the Office of Internal Auditing annual audit plan for fiscal year 2006.

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