Board of Regents

02-29-92minutes

Board of Regents

OFFICIAL MINUTES

Emergency Board of Regents' Meeting
February 29, 1992
Chancellor's Conference Room, Administration Building
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska

Regents Present :

Robert F. Williams, President

Susan A. Stitham, Secretary

Mark H. Helmericks, Treasurer

Virginia W. Breeze

Eric Forrer

Sharon D. Gagnon

Joseph R. Henri

Michael P. Kelly

Tim Lamkin

Jerome B. Komisar, Executive Officer & President of the

University of Alaska

Regents Absent :

Morris Thompson, Vice President

Lew Williams, Jr.

In Attendance :

Donald F. Behrend, Chancellor, University of Alaska Anchorage

Marshall Lind, Chancellor, University of Alaska Southeast

Joan Wadlow, Chancellor, University of Alaska Fairbanks

George C. Christensen, Vice President for Academic Affairs

William R. Kauffman, Vice President and General Counsel

Wendy Redman, Vice President for University Relations

Brian Rogers, Vice President for Finance

Jeannie D. Phillips, Regents' Affairs Officer

Patty Kastelic, Executive Director, Statewide Human Resources

Jean Sagan, Associate General Counsel

Steve DeSoer, Director, Personnel, University of Alaska Anchorage

Mary McGahagan, Administrative Assistant, General Counsel

1. Call to Order

Board President Williams called the meeting to order at 10:10 a.m. on Saturday, February 29, 1992.

2. Adoption of the Agenda

Regent Kelly moved, seconded by Regent Stitham, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the agenda as presented.

1. Call to Order

2. Adoption of the Agenda

3. Executive Session

4. Regents' and Presidents' Comments

5. Other Items of Concern to the Board of Regents

6. Adjourn

This motion is effective February 29, 1992."

3. Executive Session

Regent Helmericks moved, seconded by Regent Forrer, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents goes into executive session in accordance with the provisions of AS 44.62.310 to discuss matters relating to litigation, this topic being a subject the immediate knowledge of which would have an adverse effect on the finances of the university. The session shall include members of the Board of Regents, President Komisar, Vice President and General Counsel Kauffman, and such other university staff members as the President may designate and shall last approximately four hours. Thus, the open session of the Board shall resume in this room at approximately 2:00 p.m. A.S.T. This motion is effective February 29, 1992."

The Board of Regents went into executive session at 10:11 a.m.

The Board of Regents resumed public session at 4:15 p.m.

Board President Williams announced that the Board of Regents just concluded an executive session in accordance with provisions of AS 44.62.310 lasting approximately six hours in order to discuss matters relating to litigation, this topic being a subject the immediate knowledge of which would have an adverse effect on the finances of the university.

4. Regents' and Presidents' Comments

Regent Forrer requested a report from the administration regarding possible problems regarding Facilities Planning and Construction and Poker Flat construction projects.

5. Other Items of Concern to the Board of Regents

A. Salary Increases to Collective Bargaining Unit Members

Regent Henri moved, seconded by Regent Forrer, and passed with Regents Breeze, Forrer, Gagnon, Helmericks, Kelly, Lamkin, Stitham, and R. Williams voting in favor, and Regent Henri voting in opposition, that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the administration to pay salary increases to those university employees who are members of a collective bargaining unit and who have not received salary increases commensurate with those paid between FY89 and FY92 to university employees who are not members of a collective bargaining unit. This motion is effective February 29, 1992."

6. Adjourn

Board President Williams adjourned the meeting at 4:30 p.m.

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