Board of Regents

Board of Regents Meeting 
November 20-21, 1997
Campus Center
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska

Meeting Schedule and Activities

Please note: Copies of the full agenda with references were mailed to all campus libraries on November 11, 1997. Please call the Board of Regents' Office at 474-7908 or e-mail SYBOR@orca.alaska.edu with any questions.

 


 

Times for standing committee and full board meetings are subject to reordering by the Board within the November 20-21, 1997 timeframe.

Thursday, November 20, 1997

8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
The Academic & Student Affairs Committee will meet in the South Wing of the Campus Center Cafeteria.

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
The Finance, Facilities and Land Management Committee will meet in the Lyla Richards Conference Room, Campus Center.

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
The Human Resources Committee will meet in the South Wing of the Campus Center Cafeteria.

12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
The Committee of the Whole will meet. The first item of business will be an Executive Session which will be held in the Lyla Richards Conference Room and is scheduled to last approximately one hour. Lunch will be served for board members and participating staff. At the conclusion of the Executive Session, the Committee of the Whole will meet for the remainder of the day in the South Wing of the Campus Center Cafeteria.

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Board of Regents will tour the UAA Housing project. Transportation will be provided by UAA.

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Chancellor and Mrs. Lee Gorsuch will host a dinner at their home for the Board of Regents and invited guests.

Friday, November 21, 1997

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
The Audit Committee will meet in the Lyla Richards Conference Room, Campus Center. A portion of this meeting will be spent in Executive Session.

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
The Full Board will meet in the South Wing, Campus Center Cafeteria. The Board will hear public testimony at approximately 9:00 a.m.

12:00 noon - approx. 2:00 p.m.
An Executive Session is scheduled for the Full Board in the Business Education Building Conference Room 303 and is expected to last two or three hours. Lunch will be served at that time for executive session participants.

approx. 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Full Board will resume its open session in the South Wing, Campus Center Cafeteria.

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
A Joint Meeting of the State Board of Education and the Board of Regents will be held at the Anchorage School District board room at 4600 DeBarr Road.

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Agenda
Academic and Student Affairs Committee
Thursday, November 20, 1997; *8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
South Wing, Campus Center Cafeteria
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Presentations

A. Report on Accreditation of Programs: Music and Journalism & Public Communications at the University of Alaska Anchorage

IV. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of a Bachelor of Human Services Degree Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage

B. Approval of a Certificate in Industrial Technology Program at Prince William Sound Community College

C. Approval of Amendments to Regents' Policy 10.09.01 - Establishment of the Sydney Chapman Chair in Physical Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

D. Approval of Action to Address the Status of University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Education

V. Ongoing Business

A. Review of Regents' Policy and University Regulation on Student Rights and Responsibilities and on Services for Students with Disabilities

B. Update on the Accreditation Status of University of Alaska Fairbanks Teacher Education Programs

VI. New Business

A. Report on the Practice of Employment of International Students within the University of Alaska

VII. Future Agenda Items

A. New Pedagogy Related to Use of Instructional Technology

VIII. Adjourn

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Agenda
Finance, Facilities and Land Management Committee
Thursday, November 20, 1997; 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Lyla Richards Conference Room, Campus Center
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of Revised Project Budget and Financing Plan for the UAA Student Housing Project

B. Approval of Additional FY97 Capital Appropriation Projects for UAS

C. Approval of the 1998 Land Management Development Plan

IV. Ongoing Issues

A. Annual Report on Deferred Maintenance

B. Status Report on the Brooks Building

C. Status Report on Capital Projects

V. New Business

A. Discussion Regarding Hutchison Career Center, Fairbanks

VI. Future Agenda Items

VII. Adjourn

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Agenda
Human Resources Committee
Thursday, November 20, 1997; *11:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
South Wing, Campus Center Cafeteria
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Ongoing Business

A. Labor Relations Report

B. Annual Grievance Report

IV. New Business

V. Future Agenda Items

VI. Adjourn

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Agenda
Committee of the Whole
Thursday, November 20, 1997; *12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
South Wing, Campus Center Cafeteria
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Executive Session Regarding Land Acquisition

IV. Ongoing Issues

A. Discussion of AY99 Tuition Rates

B. Review of Draft FY99 Red Book

C. Report on Revised Budget Reports and FY98 Budget Plan

D. Report on Fall 1997 Enrollments

E. Report on Public Information Plans

V. New Business

A. Report on the University of the Arctic

VI. Future Agenda Items

VII. Adjourn

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Agenda
Audit Committee
Friday, November 21, 1997; *7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Lyla Richards Conference Room, Campus Center
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Ongoing Issues

A. Status Report on the FY97 External Financial Audit

B. Review of Recently Completed Audits

C. Status Report on the FY98 Annual Audit Plan

IV. Executive Session re Confidential Matters and Potential Litigation

V. Future Agenda Items

VI. Adjourn

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Public Comment Information:

Individuals wishing to speak to the Board of Regents are asked to sign up on Friday morning, November 21, 1997. Sign-up sheets will be available starting at 8:30 a.m.

Comments are limited to three minutes per individual. Written comments are accepted and will be distributed to the Board of Regents, President Komisar and the chancellors by the Board of Regents' Officer immediately following the meeting.

 

Agenda
Board of Regents
Meeting of the Full Board 
Friday, November 21, 1997; *9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
South Wing, Campus Center Cafeteria
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Approval of Minutes

IV. Public Comments

V. Employee Organization Reports

A. System Governance

B. Collective Bargaining Units

VI. Chancellors' Status Reports

VII. UA System Administration Status Reports

VIII. Executive Session

IX. Consent Agenda:

A. Academic and Student Affairs Committee
1. Approval of a Bachelor of Human Services Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage

2. Approval of a Certificate in Industrial Technology Program at Prince William Sound Community College

3. Approval of Amendments to Regents' Policy 10.09.01 - Establishment of the Sydney Chapman Chair in Physical Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

4. Approval of Action to Address the Status of University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Education

B. Finance, Facilities and Land Management Committee
1. Approval of Revised Project Budget and Financing Plan for the UAA Student Housing Project

2. Approval of Additional FY97 Capital Appropriation Projects for UAS

3. Approval of the 1998 Land Management Development Plan

X. New Business and Committee Reports

A. Academic and Student Affairs Committee

B. Ad Hoc Committee on UA Schools of Education

C. Audit Committee

D. Finance, Facilities and Land Management Committee

F. Labor Relations Committee

G. Nominating Committee

I. Committee of the Whole

XI. Future Agenda Items

XII. Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education Report

XIII. Presidents' and Board of Regents' Comments

XIV. Adjourn

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Agenda
State Board of Education/Board of Regents
Joint Meeting 
Friday, November 21, 1997; 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Anchorage School District Main Office
4600 DeBarr Road
Anchorage, Alaska

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Update on UAF School of Education Accreditation Status with NCATE

IV. Report from University of Alaska's Professional Education Coordinating Committee

V. Other Items of Concern

VI. Adjourn

 
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