Board of Regents

04-21-94summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Board of Regents' Meeting
April 22, 1994
Juneau, Alaska

1. University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan Campus, Ziegler Building Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Modifications - Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award Construction Contract

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design for the University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan Campus, Ziegler Building Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Modifications project as presented and authorizes the University administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective April 22, 1994."

2. University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus, Classroom Laboratory Expansion - Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award Construction Contract

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design for the University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus, Classroom Laboratory Expansion as presented and authorizes the University administration to bid and award a construction contract when funding is available. This motion is effective April 22, 1994."

3. University of Alaska Fairbanks Leaking Underground Storage Tanks - Physical Plant Remediation - Approval of Concept and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the concept design of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Leaking Underground Storage Tanks Physical Plant Remediation project as presented and authorizes the University administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective April 22, 1994."

4. Approval of FY96 Planning Assumptions

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska FY96 Planning Assumptions as amended in the Committee of the Whole. This motion is effective April 22, 1994."

5. Seward Sea Life Center

PASSED

"The Board of Regents requests that the University administration present a plan to the task force for the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences describing how the University's role in the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill trustees conceptual marine research center in Seward should be enhanced to best serve the University and the State of Alaska. This motion is effective April 22, 1994."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents directs President Komisar to extend a formal invitation to Mr. Jim Ayers to speak to the Board of Regents on the Sea Life Center in Seward at a time to be arranged by the President and Mr. Ayers. This motion is effective April 22, 1994."

6. Native Education at the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents directs the president of the University and the University of Alaska Anchorage chancellor to present to the Board of Regents' Committee of the Whole at its June meeting a review of what UAA is doing to further Native education through recruitment of Native faculty and staff, the retention of Native students and the enhancement of Native student services. This motion is effective April 22, 1994."

7. University of Alaska Proposal for Comprehensive Program Assessment

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts in concept the proposal of the Resource Alternatives Task Force for comprehensive program assessment, provided that the University governance groups be given an opportunity for review and comment on the proposal prior to adoption of program assessment criteria, including criteria relative to faculty productivity and length of contract, by the Board of Regents at its June 3, 1994, meeting. The Board of Regents urges all faculty senates, staff councils, and student government groups to actively participate in the program assessment process leading to Regent decisions for program reduction and elimination at the December 2, 1994, meeting of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective April 22, 1994."

8. 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 2-3, 1994, meeting as its annual meeting for the purpose of electing officers of the Board. This motion is effective April 22, 1994."

9. University of Alaska Commencement Schedule

PASSED

"The Board of Regents directs the administration, when it considers the academic calendar for the University, to schedule commencement dates for UAA Anchorage campus and UAF Fairbanks campus to avoid concurrent commencement ceremonies. This motion is effective April 22, 1994."

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