Board of Regents

12-4-92summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Board of Regents' Meeting

December 3-5, 1992

Anchorage & Girdwood, Alaska

1. Approval of Honorary Degrees & Meritorious Service Awards

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a list of nominees for honorary doctoral degrees and meritorious service awards, as proposed, for commencement exercises in the spring of 1993, and authorizes Chancellor Joan Wadlow to invite the approved nominees and announce their acceptance. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

2. Deferred Maintenance Funding Initiative and Amendment to the FY94 Capital Budget Request

PASSED

"The Board of Regents shall explore with the Hickel Administration the feasibility of state issuance of bonds through the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation to pay all or part of the costs of remedying deferred maintenance at University of Alaska facilities. The Board of Regents believes this action would solve or substantially reduce the university's deferred maintenance problems in a timely, cost-effective manner which would benefit the state's economy. If the bond proposal is adopted by the Legislature and the Governor, the Board of Regents amends its FY94 Capital Budget Request to eliminate $33.7 million in deferred maintenance projects reducing the request from $107,025,000 to $73,288,000. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

3. University of Alaska Diplomacy Building Space Partitioning and Renovations - Approval of Consultant Selection

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the consultant selection for the University of Alaska Anchorage Diplomacy Building Space Partitioning and Renovations project as presented and authorizes the university administration to negotiate and award a consultant contract. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the University of Alaska Anchorage administration to approve schematic designs and grants University of Alaska Anchorage administration authority to bid and award contracts for space renovations for non-university, lease-paying tenants in the Diplomacy Building. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

4. University of Alaska Fairbanks Elvey Building Addition - Approval of Consultant Selection

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the list of consultants for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elvey Building Addition as presented and authorizes the university administration to negotiate and award a consultant contract. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

5. Amendment of the FY94 Operating Budget to Provide for a Graduate Program in Social Services

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves amendment of the FY94 operating budget request to seek an appropriation of $460,600 from the General Fund/Mental Health Trust to support a Masters of Social Work Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

6. Revision to Regents' Nondiscrimination Policy

PASSED

"The Board of Regents refers proposed amendments to
Policies 01.01.04 and 04.03.01 to the Human Resources Committee and asks that committee to also consider other appropriate amendments to the Board's equal employment and educational opportunity policies; and reaffirms its policy that prohibits discrimination and/or harassment of individuals in the University. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

7. Industrial Security Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the adoption of the security clearance resolution as presented providing for designation of a managerial group as described in the 'Industrial Security Manual for Safeguarding Classified Information' for the purpose of handling all duties and responsibilities relating to classified information. This action is effective December 3, 1992."

8. Change in Board of Regents February 1993 Meeting Date

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a change in meeting dates from February 18-19, 1993 to February 25-26, 1993 in Kodiak, Alaska. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

1. Approval of Honorary Degrees & Meritorious Service Awards

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a list of nominees for honorary doctoral degrees and meritorious service awards, as proposed, for commencement exercises in the spring of 1993, and authorizes Chancellor Joan Wadlow to invite the approved nominees and announce their acceptance. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

2. Deferred Maintenance Funding Initiative and Amendment to the FY94 Capital Budget Request

PASSED

"The Board of Regents shall explore with the Hickel Administration the feasibility of state issuance of bonds through the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation to pay all or part of the costs of remedying deferred maintenance at University of Alaska facilities. The Board of Regents believes this action would solve or substantially reduce the university's deferred maintenance problems in a timely, cost-effective manner which would benefit the state's economy. If the bond proposal is adopted by the Legislature and the Governor, the Board of Regents amends its FY94 Capital Budget Request to eliminate $33.7 million in deferred maintenance projects reducing the request from $107,025,000 to $73,288,000. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

3. University of Alaska Diplomacy Building Space Partitioning and Renovations - Approval of Consultant Selection

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the consultant selection for the University of Alaska Anchorage Diplomacy Building Space Partitioning and Renovations project as presented and authorizes the university administration to negotiate and award a consultant contract. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the University of Alaska Anchorage administration to approve schematic designs and grants University of Alaska Anchorage administration authority to bid and award contracts for space renovations for non-university, lease-paying tenants in the Diplomacy Building. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

4. University of Alaska Fairbanks Elvey Building Addition - Approval of Consultant Selection

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the list of consultants for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elvey Building Addition as presented and authorizes the university administration to negotiate and award a consultant contract. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

5. Amendment of the FY94 Operating Budget to Provide for a Graduate Program in Social Services

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves amendment of the FY94 operating budget request to seek an appropriation of $460,600 from the General Fund/Mental Health Trust to support a Masters of Social Work Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

6. Revision to Regents' Nondiscrimination Policy

PASSED

"The Board of Regents refers proposed amendments to
Policies 01.01.04 and 04.03.01 to the Human Resources Committee and asks that committee to also consider other appropriate amendments to the Board's equal employment and educational opportunity policies; and reaffirms its policy that prohibits discrimination and/or harassment of individuals in the University. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

7. Industrial Security Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the adoption of the security clearance resolution as presented providing for designation of a managerial group as described in the 'Industrial Security Manual for Safeguarding Classified Information' for the purpose of handling all duties and responsibilities relating to classified information. This action is effective December 3, 1992."

8. Change in Board of Regents February 1993 Meeting Date

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a change in meeting dates from February 18-19, 1993 to February 25-26, 1993 in Kodiak, Alaska. This motion is effective December 3, 1992."

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