Board of Regents

Board of Regents
Meeting of the Full Board

February 18-20, 1998
Juneau, Alaska

PUBLIC COMMENT INFORMATION

Individuals wishing to speak to the Board of Regents are asked to sign up on Friday morning, February 20, 1998. Sign-up sheets will be available starting at 7:30 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.

MEETING SCHEDULE AND AGENDA SUMMARIES

The following shows the meeting schedule and agenda summaries for the Board of Regents' meetings in Juneau on February 18-20, 1998. Full agendas with references are available at all University of Alaska campus libraries. For further information, please call the Board of Regents' Office at 474-7908 or e-mail SYBOR@orca.alaska.edu.

MEETING SCHEDULE

Wednesday, February 18, 1998

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Presidential Search Committee meeting in the Treadwell Room, Baranof Hotel with Betty Hasler, consultant from the firm of Heidrick and Struggles.

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Regents will hold individual meetings with legislators in the Capitol Building.

Ms. Hasler will meet with governance groups at the UAS - Auke Lake Campus.

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Alumni reception hosted by Speaker Gail Phillips in her office for Board of Regents and invited guests.

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Joint Board of Education/Board of Regents meeting; 801 West 10th Street Goldbelt Building, State Board Room (1st floor).

Thursday, February 19, 1998

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Board of Regents and Members of the Alaska Legislature meeting in the Treadwell Room, Baranof Hotel.

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Joint Academic & Student Affairs Committee and Human Resources Committee meeting in the Treadwell Room, Baranof Hotel.

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Finance, Facilities and Land Management Committee meeting in the AJ Room, Baranof Hotel.

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Committee of the Whole meeting in the Treadwell Room, Baranof Hotel. An Executive Session is scheduled as the last item of business and is expected to last two hours.

Friday, February 20, 1998

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Audit Committee meeting in the Treadwell Room, Baranof Hotel.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Full Board meeting in the Treadwell Room, Baranof Hotel. The Board will hear public testimony at approximately 8:00 a.m.

Presidential Search Committee
Wednesday, February 18, 1998; 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Treadwell Room, Westmark Baranof

I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Agenda

III. Discussion with Presidential Search Consultant Betty Hasler

IV. Executive Session re Terms of Compensation

V. Other Items of Concern

VI. Adjourn

Joint Meeting of the
State Board of Education and the Board of Regents

Wednesday, February 18, 1998; 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
State Board of Education Conference Room
1st Floor Goldbelt Building
801 West 10th Street, Juneau

I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Agenda

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

IV. Other Items of Concern

A. Update on NCATE Process

B. Discussion regarding UAF School of Education Accreditation

C. Discussion regarding Grades 13 and 14

D. Discussion regarding Quality Schools Initiative/Foundation Formula

E. Discussion regarding Developmental Education

V. Adjourn

Meeting of the Full Board and
Members of the Alaska Legislature

Thursday, February 19, 1998; 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Treadwell Room, Westmark Baranof

I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Agenda

III. Introduction - Michael P. Kelly, President of the University of Alaska Board of Regents and Senator Gary Wilken, Alaska State Legislature

IV. Discussion Regarding the Washington-Wyoming-Alaska-Montana-Idaho (WWAMI) Medical Program - Vice President Wendy Redman

V. Update on the Work of University of Alaska Organizational and Operational Review Committees - President Jerome Komisar

VI. Discussion of Deferred Maintenance Legislation - Senator Tim Kelly

VII. Report on University of Alaska Presidential Search - Board President Michael P. Kelly

VIII. Other Items of Concern

IX. Adjourn

Joint Meeting of the
Academic and Student Affairs and Human Resources Committees

Thursday, February 19, 1998; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Treadwell Room, Westmark Baranof Hotel

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Presentations

A. Report on Educational Delivery Methods: University of Alaska Southeast Health Information Management Program as a Model for Distance Delivery

B. Report on Accreditation of Programs: Health Information Management at the University of Alaska Southeast

IV. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of the Continuation of the Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Health Information Management at the University of Alaska Southeast

B. Endorsement of the Professional Education Coordinating Committee Report and Recommendations

C. Approval of Student Affairs Policies Regarding General Provisions and Education Records

D. Approval of Renumbering Current Chapters in Regents' Policy and University Regulation Part IX - Student Affairs

V. Ongoing Business

A. Review of Regents' Policy and University Regulation on Student Rights and Responsibilities

B. Review of Regents' Policy and University Regulation on Employment of Students

C. Report on Tuition Paid by International Students

D. Removal of Staff Grievance Policy Review and Leave Share Program Replacement from Human Resources Agenda Matrix

VI. New Business

A. Report on the Feasibility of Providing a Logistics Training Program

B. Report on Program Articulation: Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

VII. Future Agenda Items

VIII. Adjourn

Finance, Facilities and Land Management Committee
Thursday, February 19, 1998; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
AJ Room, Westmark Baranof Hotel

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of Intellectual Property Management Plan

B. Approval of Butrovich Building Exterior Modifications

C. Approval of UAF Lola Tilly Commons Phase I Renovation Project

D. Approval of UAF Toolik Lake Electrical Project

E. Approval of UAF Participation in the Design Phase of the NOAA/NMFS Consolidated Facility Project

F. Approval of Coffman Cove #2 Timber Sale

IV. Ongoing Issues

A. First Reading of Draft Procurement Policy and Regulations 05.06

B. Status Report on the Brooks Building

C. Presentation of the FY97 Financial Statements

D. Status Report on Capital Projects

V. New Business

VI. Future Agenda Items

VII. Adjourn

Committee of the Whole
Thursday, February 19, 1998; 1:00 pm - 6:00 p.m.
Treadwell Room, Westmark Baranof Hotel

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of AY99 Tuition Rates

B. Approval of Sale of Art and Establishment of Quasi-Endowment

C. Spending Plan for Earnings Deposited to the Natural Resources Fund: Approval of Allocation of Funds from the Natural Resources Fund to Projects Relating to Natural Resources

IV. Legislative/Public Information Update

V. Report on Public Opinion Survey Results

VI. Ongoing Issues

A. Labor Relations Report

VII. Executive Session

VIII. Future Agenda Items

IX. Adjourn

Audit Committee
Friday, February 20, 1998; 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Treadwell Room, Westmark Baranof Hotel

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. New Business

V. Future Agenda Items

VI. Adjourn

Meeting of the Full Board
Friday, February 20, 1998; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Treadwell Room, Westmark Baranof Hotel

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. Consent Agenda:

A. Academic and Student Affairs Committee
1. Approval of the Continuation of the Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Health Information Management at the University of Alaska Southeast

2. Endorsement of the Professional Education Coordinating Committee Report and Recommendations

3. Approval of Student Affairs Policies Regarding General Provisions and Education Records

4. Approval of Renumbering Current Chapters in Regents' Policy and University Regulation Part IX - Student Affairs

B. Finance, Facilities and Land Management Committee
1. Approval of Intellectual Property Management Plan

2. Approval of Butrovich Building Exterior Modifications

3. Approval of UAF Lola Tilly Commons Phase I Renovation Project

4. Approval of UAF Toolik Lake Electrical Project

5. Approval of UAF Participation in the Design Phase of the NOAA/NMFS Consolidated Facility Project

6. Approval of Coffman Cove #2 Timber Sale

C. Committee of the Whole
1. Adoption of FY99 Tuition Rates

2. Approval of Sale of Art and Establishment of Quasi-Endowment

3. Spending Plan for Earnings Deposited to the Natural Resources Fund: Approval of Allocation of Funds from the Natural Resources Fund to Projects Relating to Natural Resources

VII. New Business and Committee Reports

A. Joint Academic and Student Affairs and Human Resources Committee

B. Ad Hoc Committee on UA Schools of Education

C. Audit Committee

D. Finance, Facilities and Land Management Committee

E. Labor Relations Committee

F. Nominating Committee

G. Planning and Development Committee

H. Committee of the Whole

I. Presidential Search Committee

VIII. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Dr. April E. Crosby

IX. Approval of Honorary Degree Recipient

X. Review of Spring 1998 Commencement Schedule

XI. Future Agenda Items

XII. Chancellors' Status Reports

XIII. Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education Report

XIV. Presidents' and Board of Regents' Comments

XV. Adjourn

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