Board of Regents

04-24-92summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Board of Regents' Meeting

April 24, 1992

Juneau, Alaska

1. Approval of Certificate and Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Early Childhood Development at the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Certificate and Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Early Childhood Development at the University of Alaska Anchorage. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

2. Revision of Regents' Policies on Anti-Discrimination

PASSED

"The Board of Regents directs the Vice President and General Counsel to incorporate into all University of Alaska policies regarding anti-discrimination the phrase 'sexual orientation,' and to present these drafts for approval at the August 1992 Board meeting. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

3. College of Rural Alaska

PASSED

"The Board of Regents reaffirms its strong, continuing commitment to providing quality undergraduate and graduate instruction to rural Alaska. The Board's intent is to improve and strengthen that by increasing access to University of Alaska services and programs and by providing more administrative and budgetary control directly to the rural sites of the University of Alaska to determine the University's response to local needs. Therefore, the Board directs the following actions:

1. (a) The College of Rural Alaska shall consist of the current rural sites, the School of Career and Continuing Education, vocational education and the Rural Development program. The Boards' intent is that the UAF chancellor shall work with the rural site directors to determine the location of the Rural Development program. The College will be led by an executive dean who reports directly to the chancellor.

(b) All current advisory committees involved with the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Rural Alaska shall remain in place.

(c) Rural site directors will directly administer funds allocated to their respective campuses and will be responsible for designating and recommend-ing those individuals to be appointed as faculty members for their respective campuses, and for contracting with other University of Alaska units for services.

(d) Further, they shall coordinate all university programs and services in their region; they shall also have the current budget funding of the X-CED program transferred to their rural site budget.

2. All MAUs shall have a clearly stated rural mission.

3. The Department of Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Human Services shall move to the College of Liberal Arts - UAF.

4. (a) The Department of Education, including X-CED and the Center for Cross-Cultural Studies, shall become the School of Education housed in the College of Liberal Arts, and led by a director.

(b) All students in the School of Education shall meet common standards for assessment and graduation from the program.

This motion shall take effect immediately and the actions shall be implemented by July 1, 1992. The President will report on the progress of implementation and the budgetary changes at the June 1992 Board of Regents' meeting. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

4. Approval of Regents' Policies 05.15, 05.16, 06.03 and 09.03 - Student Housing

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts new Regents' Policies 05.15, 05.16, 06.03, and 09.03 regarding student housing issues. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

5a. Amendment to Regents' Policy 05.01.09 - Debt Financing

PASSED

"The Board of Regents amends Regents' Policy 05.01.09 regarding issuance of debt by adding the following paragraph.

F. Reimbursement Bonds

For each bond issue considered to be "Reimbursement Bonds" under Internal Revenue Service Regulations, the vice president for finance or the vice president's designee shall issue, on behalf of the Board of Regents, a declaration of official intent to issue bonds for reimbursement of capital expenditures paid prior to the date on which the bonds will be sold or delivered. Such declaration must: state that the declaration is being made pursuant to Section 1.103-18 of the Internal Revenue Service Regulations; contain a functional description of the property, project or program to be financed; identify the maximum principal amount of the Reimbursement Bonds expected to be issued; be made prior to payment of qualifying expenditures, except for preliminary architectural and engineering charges; and be posted for public inspection at the regional Facilities Planning and Construction office within 30 days of the declaration through the date of delivery of the Reimbursement Bonds.

This motion is effective retroactive to March 2, 1992."

5b. Bond Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution on issuance of revenue bonds. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

6. Approval of Homer Red Meat Center Lease

TABLED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the administration to offer the Homer Red Meat Center for lease with an option to sell and to execute all agreements necessary to complete this transaction. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

7. Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Fairbanks Yup'ik Museum/ Consortium Library/Multipurpose Cultural Center

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Yup'ik Museum/Consortium Library/ Multipurpose Cultural Center project as presented and authorizes the university administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding, with no construction to begin until operating and joint-use agreements are approved and the land title transferred to the University of Alaska. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

8. Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library Classroom Wing Addition

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library Classroom Wing Addition project as presented and authorizes the university administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding, subject to an appropriation from the Alaska Legislature. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

9. Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Southeast Soboleff Building Ceramics/Sculpture Studio Ventilation System

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Southeast Soboleff Building Ceramics/ Sculpture Studio Ventilation System project as presented and authorizes the university administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

10. Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Fairbanks Duckering Building Fume Hood Upgrade

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Duckering Building Fume Hood Upgrade project as presented and authorizes the university administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

11. Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Fairbanks Lola Tilly Commons Roof Replacement Project

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Lola Tilly Commons Roof Replacement project as presented provided that the administration shall analyze the feasibility of further improvements to the upper roof, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

12. Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Fairbanks Gruening Building Fire Alarm Project

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Gruening Building Fire Alarm project as presented and authorizes the university admin-istration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

13. Sale of White River Timber

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the administration to solicit proposals, negotiate, and enter into agreements for the sale of the White River Timber. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

14. Tuition

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents revises Regents' Policy 05.10.01(K) (2) as follows:

2. Effective the fall 1992 semester

Students enrolled in more than 13 [12] under-graduate or more than 9 graduate credit hours shall pay consolidated tuition equal to the tuition for 13 [12] undergraduate or 9 graduate credit hours, respectively.

This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents adopts the following tuition rates for the 1992-1993 academic year:

Tuition rates effective for instruction which begins the fall semester of 1992 are as follows:

Per Credit Hr Per Credit Hr

Resident Nonresident

Graduate Courses $116 $232

Undergraduate Courses $58 $174

Students taking more than 13 undergraduate credit hours or more than 9 graduate credit hours per semester will pay consolidated tuition as follows:

Resident Nonresident

Graduate Courses $1,044 $2,088

Undergraduate Courses $754 $2,262

This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the following tuition rates for the fall 1992 semester:

Tuition rates effective for instruction which begins the fall semester of 1992 are as follows:

Per Credit Hr Per Credit Hr

Resident Nonresident

Prince William

Sound Community

College $48 $144

This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

15. Expanded Investment Options for University of Alaska Pension Plan

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves and adopts the University of Alaska Pension Plan, Amendment, and Restatement effective July 1, 1992 and the University of Alaska Pension Plan Trust Agreement effective July 1, 1992. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

16. Compensation

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the recommendation of the administration to award retroactive salary bonuses to permanent full-time and permanent part-time employees. Employees holding term-funded positions will be eligible.

Eligibility for these bonuses shall be limited to permanent full-time and permanent part-time faculty and staff who were in the employ of the university on January 13, 1992 and who had an active assignment for the pay period ending May 2, 1992.

The administration shall distribute $1,897,000 or such amount as is appropriated by the Alaska Legislature and signed by the Governor, in salary bonuses to eligible employees in an equal amount.

This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

17. Designation of Annual Meeting

PASSED

"The Board of Regents, in accordance with Policy 01.01.02(D.2) and 01.01.02(F.2), designates its June 12, 1992 meeting as its annual meeting for the purpose of electing officers of the Board. This motion is effective April 24, 1992."

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