Board of Regents

06-12-92summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Board of Regents' Meeting

June 12, 1992

Fairbanks, Alaska

1. Request to add Early Childhood Education as a Major to the existing Bachelor of Education at the University of Alaska Southeast

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the bachelor of education in early childhood education at the University of Alaska Southeast. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

2. Request for Approval of Certificate and AAS Degree Programs in Native Language Education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the certificate and AAS degree programs in Native Language Education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

3. Change in Title of the University of Alaska Fairbanks AAS and Certificate Programs in Office Professions to Office Management and Technology

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the change in title of the University of Alaska Fairbanks AAS and Certificate programs in Office Professions to Office Management and Technology. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

4. Change in Title of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bachelor of Science in Physical Education to a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the change in title of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bachelor of Science in Physical Education to a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

5. Approval of Site Selection and Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Anchorage Mat-Su College Classroom Building

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Anchorage Mat-Su College Classroom Building as presented and authorizes the university administration to bid and award a construction contract contingent upon receipt of funding; however, any use of the facility or portions of the facility as a day care center is subject to subsequent Board of Regents' consideration. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

6. Approval of Operating Budget Renewal and Replacement/ Maintenance and Repair Project Lists

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the allocation from the FY93 operating budget categories Renewal and Replacement/Maintenance and Repair lists as submitted. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

7. Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Fairbanks Student Recreation Center

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Student Recreation Center project as presented and authorizes the university administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

8. Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Fairbanks Fine Arts Complex Fire and Life Safety Code Corrections

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Fine Arts Complex Fire and Life Safety Code Corrections project as presented and authorizes the university administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

9. Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Fairbanks Arctic Health Fire Alarm Project

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Arctic Health Fire Alarm project as presented and authorizes the university administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

10. Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract - University of Alaska Fairbanks Lathrop Ceiling and Lighting Upgrade

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Lathrop Hall Ceiling and Lighting Upgrade projects as presented and authorizes the university administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

11. Acceptance of FY93 Operating and Capital Budgets

PASSED

"The Board of Regents accepts the FY93 operating appropriations as presented and authorizes the President to execute the FY93 working budget accordingly. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents accepts the FY93 capital appropriations as presented and authorizes the President to execute the FY93 working budget accordingly. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

12. Increase in Student Activity Fee at the University of Alaska Anchorage - Anchorage Campus

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a $3.00 per semester activity fee increase for the University of Alaska Anchorage - Anchorage Campus. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

13. Establishment of Student Activity Fee at Kodiak Campus of University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the establishment of an activity fee for the University of Alaska Anchorage - Kodiak Campus. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

14. Approval of FY93 Student Government Budgets

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY93 student government budgets. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

15. Retirement Incentive Program

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The University of Alaska Board of Regents approves the following resolution, pending signing of the bill by the Governor of the state of Alaska, electing to participate in the Retirement Incentive Program (Program) authorized by Chapter , SLA 1992, and authorizes the University President to enter into an agreement with the administrator of the Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) to fund the cost of participation in the program:

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the University of Alaska finds it necessary to reduce costs in this period of declining revenues; and

WHEREAS, the University of Alaska is seeking ways to reduce personal services costs while minimizing the number of layoffs or other involuntary personnel reductions; and

WHEREAS, the University of Alaska is an employer in the Teachers' Retirement System and eligible to participate in the Retirement Incentive Program under Chapter , SLA 1992; and now

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Board of Regents of the University of Alaska that:

1. For the purposes of the Retirement Incentive Program established by Chapter , SLA 1992, the University of Alaska is designated as eligible to participate in the Program and all eligible employees in the University, including members of the optional university retirement program who are vested in the Teachers' Retirement System before appointment to retirement under this Program, may participate in the Program if they so choose, provided that eligible participating employees are appointed to retirement on or before July 1, 1993; and

2. Through its participation in the Program there will be an overall personal services cost savings to the University of Alaska sufficient to fund each eligible employee's participation in the Program; and

3. It is understood that the total cost for designating the University of Alaska as eligible to participate in the Program, if all eligible participants elect to participate, would be __ (prior to final adjustments) and must be paid to the TRS within three (3) years; and

4. It is understood that an administrative fee will be paid to the TRS within 30 days of the signing of the agreement; and

5. The president of the University of Alaska is authorized to enter into a financial agreement with the TRS to implement the Program and to commit funds for the costs of the program.

This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The University of Alaska Board of Regents approves the following resolution, pending signing of the bill by the Governor of the state of Alaska, electing to participate in the Retirement Incentive Program (Program) authorized by Chapter , SLA 1992, and authorizes the University president to enter into an agreement with the administrator of the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) to fund the cost of participation in the program.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the University of Alaska finds it necessary to reduce costs in this period of declining revenues; and

WHEREAS, the University of Alaska is seeking ways to reduce personal services costs while minimizing the number of layoffs or other involuntary personnel reduction; and costs without having to lay off or terminate qualified teaching or administrative employees; and

WHEREAS, the University of Alaska is an employer in the Public Employees' Retirement System and eligible to participate in the Retirement Incentive Program under Chapter , SLA 1992; and now

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Board of Regents of the University of Alaska that:

1. For the purposes of the Retirement Incentive Program established by Chapter _ , SLA 1992, the University of Alaska is designated as eligible to participate in the Program and all eligible employees in the University, including members of the optional university retirement program who are vested in the Public Employees Retirement System before appointment to retirement under this Program, may participate in the Program if they so choose, provided that eligible participating employees are appointed to retirement on or before July 1, 1993; and

2. Through its participation in the Program there will be an overall personal services cost savings to the University of Alaska sufficient to fund each eligible employee's participation in the Program; and

3. It is understood that the total cost for designating the University of Alaska as eligible to participate in the Program, if all eligible participants elect to participate, would be _______ (prior to final adjustments) and must be paid to the PERS within three (3) years; and

4. It is understood that an administrative fee will be paid to the PERS within 30 days of the signing of the agreement; and

5. The president of the University of Alaska is authorized to enter into a financial agreement with the PERS to implement the Program and to commit funds for the costs of the program.

This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

16. Proposed Regents' Policy 02.09.01: Establishment of the University of Alaska Department of Public Safety

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents adopts Regents' Policy 02.09.01 establishing a University of Alaska Public Safety Department, subject to the Governor of the state of Alaska signing into law Senate Bill 461. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

17. Resolution of Appreciation - Dr. George C. Christensen

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation honoring Dr. George C. Christensen for his dedicated service to the University of Alaska. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

18. Requested Modification to Board of Regents Meeting Schedule

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves changing the date of its September 1992 meeting from September 24-25 to October 1-2, 1992. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

19. Approval of Board of Regents' Schedule for FY94

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY94 Meeting Schedule. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

FY94

August 19-20, 1993 Anchorage

September 23-24, 1993 Fairbanks

December 1-2, 1993* Kenai

February 17-18, 1994 Juneau

April 21-22, 1994 Juneau

June 9-10, 1994 Nome

*Falls on a Wednesday and Thursday

20. Election of Board Officers

PASSED

"In accordance with Regents' Policy 01.01.02(d.2), at its annual meeting the Board of Regents cast a unanimous ballot and elected Robert F. Williams as its president. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

PASSED

"In accordance with Regents' Policy 01.01.02(d.2), at its annual meeting the Board of Regents cast a unanimous ballot and elected Morris Thompson as its vice president. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

PASSED

"In accordance with Regents' Policy 01.01.02(d.2), at its annual meeting the Board of Regents cast a unanimous ballot and elected Susan A. Stitham as its secretary. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

PASSED

"In accordance with Regents' Policy 01.01.02(d.2), at its annual meeting the Board of Regents cast a unanimous ballot and elected Mark H. Helmericks as its treasurer. This motion is effective June 12, 1992.

21. Bond Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the amendment to the bond resolution passed by the Board of Regents' at the April 24, 1992 meeting. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA BOARD OF REGENTS RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF NOT TO EXCEED $10,000,000 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA GENERAL REVENUE BONDS, 1992 SERIES A AND NOT TO EXCEED $7,000,000 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA GENERAL REVENUE BONDS, 1992 SERIES B; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A TRUST INDENTURE AND OTHER NECESSARY FINANCING DOCUMENTS FOR THE BONDS; AND AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING RELATED MATTERS.

WHEREAS, the University of Alaska (the "University") adopted the above resolution on April 24, 1992 (the "Resolution");

WHEREAS, the University now desires to amend certain terms of the Resolution;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Section 2 of the Resolution is amended by deleting "May 15, 1992," and by inserting in lieu thereof "June 1, 1992."

Section 2. Exhibit A attached to the Resolution is amended by deleting therefrom the term "Plywood Supply Building Acquisition $3,800,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "UAF Research Support Center $1,000,000."

Section 3. This amended Resolution to take effect immediately.

PASSED

"The Board of Regents directs the university administration that the $1,000,000 referred to in Section 2 of the amendment to the Bond Resolution, when received in the university's treasury, not be expended for any purpose until that purpose is approved by the Board of Regents. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

22. Proposed Bylaws Revision: Regents' Policy 01.01.03(D) - President to Advise With Board of Regents

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts Regents' Policy 01.01.03(D) as follows:

D. Consultation by President for Certain Executive Appointments

The President of the University shall consult with the Board of Regents prior to the appointment of persons to the positions of University vice president, chancellor, and academic vice chancellor, or to positions organizationally equivalent to such positions. As a part of the consultation, the President shall provide the Board with all documentation received by the University concerning the candidacy of the finalists for the position.

This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

23. Proposed Bylaws Revision: Regents' Policy 01.01.02(F)(4) - Agenda

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the revision to Regents' Policy 01.01.02(F)(4) as follows:

B. Agenda

The agenda shall be prepared by the President of the University and should be distributed, along with relevant supporting papers, reports, or other communications or exhibits pertaining to agenda items so that it is received at least seven (7) full days prior to any meeting of the Board. The seven-day requirement can be waived by the President of the University. The first order of business at any meeting. . ."

This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

24. Work Session Regarding Capital Maintenance Needs

PASSED

"The Board of Regents requests that the University administration schedule a meeting this calendar year of the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee of the Board of Regents for the purpose of a work session to consider an administrative proposal to be presented at that time providing a three-year plan to eliminate the differential between annual capital maintenance needs and budgeted support, and a market survey of salary and wages of university crafts and trades employees. This motion is effective June 12, 1992."

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