October 31, 2007 | Board Meeting Summary

Wells Fargo Place
Saint Paul, Minnesota

THIS SUMMARY IS NOT THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MEETING

Appointment of Interim President of Metropolitan State University
The Board of Trustees approved the recommendation of Chancellor James H. McCormick to appoint Dr. William J. Lowe as interim president of Metropolitan State University effective November 10, 2007, and authorized the Chancellor to negotiate an employment agreement in consultation with the Chair of the Board and the 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

Proposed Amendments to Board Policy 1A.2, Part 5, Standing Committees, Committees, and Working Groups of the Board
The Board of Trustees approved the amendments to Board Policy 1A.2, Part 5, Standing Committees, Committees, and Working Groups of the Board.

Precinct Caucus Schedule Exception
In recognition that no major political party, as defined by law, intends to hold its precinct caucus on the statutorily prescribed day of March 4, 2008, the Board of Trustees authorized colleges, universities and the Office of the Chancellor to schedule events the evening of March 4, 2008, without limitation. The Board further authorized colleges, universities, and the Office of the Chancellor to schedule events the evening of Tuesday, February 5, 2008, notwithstanding major political party caucuses scheduled for that time, if the event was scheduled prior to approval of this motion, or the president or chancellor determines that not scheduling an event on that date would cause penalty, or create hardship or significant inconvenience to those affected.

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