Board of Regents

Board of Regents
Special Meeting of the
Finance, Facilities & Land Management Committee
Wednesday, October 29, 1997; 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Chancellor's Conference Room, Administration Building
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska

Agenda

Committee Members:

Joseph R. Henri, Chair
Michael J. Burns
Mary Jane Fate
R. Danforth Ogg
Lew M. Williams
Michael P. Kelly, President

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

MOTION:

"The Planning and Development Committee adopts the agenda as presented:

I. Call to Order
II. Adoption of Agenda
III. Ongoing Issues

A. Report on Coal-Water Project
B. Report on Program Budgeting and Budget Request Units
C. Discussion of Risk Management Report

IV. New Business


V. Future Agenda Items


VI. Adjourn

This motion is effective October 29, 1997."

III. Ongoing Issues

A. Report on Coal-Water Project

Dr. Michael Rice, vice chancellor for administrative services, University of Alaska Fairbanks, will provide a brief report on the unanimous decision by the board of the Alaska Science and Technology Foundation to participate in the funding for the coal-water project.

B. Report on Program Budgeting and Budget Request Units

There will be a brief presentation on the proposed "budget request unit" structure developed as part of the new budget procedure approved by the Board of Regents at its April 1997 meeting. At the request of Chairman Henri, representatives of the system office and the three MAUs will discuss the structure used in the development of the University of Alaska's budget proposals and actual operating budgets and the merits of moving to a program budgeting model.

Reference material on this topic will be distributed at the meeting.

C. Discussion of Risk Management Report

The Coopers & Lybrand report on risk management was presented at the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee meeting on September 25, 1997. Regent Henri requested that the committee have an opportunity to continue a discussion of any issues related to the report at this meeting.

IV. New Business

V. Future Agenda Items

VI. Adjourn

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