Board of Regents

12-3-94summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Board of Regents' Meeting
December 1-3, 1994
Anchorage, Alaska

1. Adoption of Policy 10.01.04: Honorary Degrees and Meritorious Service Awards

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the revisions to Policy 10.01.04: Honorary Degrees and Meritorious Service Awards as shown in Reference 1. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

2. Adoption of Policy 05.04: Debt and Credit

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts new Regents' Policy 05.04: Debt and Credit, as contained in Reference 3 and amended by the committee. The administration is authorized to renumber affected policies accordingly. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

3. Adoption of Policy 05.05: Investments

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts new Regents' Policy 05.05: Investments, as contained in Reference 4 and amended by the committee. The administration is authorized to renumber affected policies accordingly. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

4. Adoption of Policy 05.07: Special Funds

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts new Regents' Policy 05.07: Special Funds, as contained in Reference 5 and amended by the committee. The administration is authorized to renumber affected policies accordingly. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

5. Adoption of 23 AAC 05: University Procurement Regulations

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the new University Procurement Regulations 23 AAC 05 as contained in Reference 6. The administration is authorized to renumber affected policies accordingly. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

6. Approval of the December 1994 Annual Report and FY95 Land Management Plan

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the December 1994 Annual Report and FY95 Land Management Plan of the University of Alaska and directs the administration to carry out the plan and instructs the appropriate administrators to seek additional federal land. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

7. Approval of the 1995 Advance College Tuition Rate

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the 1995 purchase price for Advance College Tuition credits at $78 per credit. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

8. University of Alaska Butrovich Building Panel Replacement - Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design for the University of Alaska Butrovich Building Panel Replacement Project as presented and authorizes the University administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

9. Adoption of Policy 05.12: Facilities

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts proposed Regents Policy 05.12, Facilities as presented in Reference 9 and authorizes the president to renumber affected policies as appropriate. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

10. Campus Entrance Design Competition

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the awarding of a first, second and third place prize at each MAU in the amounts of $5000, $3000, and $2,000 respectively for the winners of the campus entrance design competition for students. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

11. University of Alaska Anchorage Aviation Technology Building Addition - Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design for the University of Alaska Anchorage Aviation Technology Building Addition project as presented and authorizes the University administration to bid and award a construction contract within available funding. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

12. Adoption of Policy 04.10.11: Employee Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts proposed Policy 04.10.11: Employee Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing, as presented in Reference 8 in the Board of Regents agenda, as amended by the Committee. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

13. Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Magadan; the University of Alaska; and the University of Hokkaido

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Magadan; the University of Alaska; and the University of Hokkaido as presented during the joint meeting of the University of Alaska Board of Regents and the Board of Trustees of Magadan International Pedagogical University. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

14. Recognition of Alaska Civil Rights Day

PASSED

"The Board of Regents declares that the third Monday of January be observed by the University of Alaska as University of Alaska Civil Rights Day in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Alaska Natives and Alaska Native organizations and other Alaskans who have led civil rights initiatives in the 49th State. Beginning with the 1995-96 academic year, the academic calendars of the University are to be adjusted so that such observance is a holiday for students of the University, but on the condition that the holiday observance not result in a decrease in the total days of instruction for the semester or term in which the holiday falls. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

15. Approval of Honorary Degrees

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the list of nominees for honorary doctoral degrees at UAF, as proposed, for commencement exercises in the spring of 1995, and authorizes UAF Chancellor Joan Wadlow to invite the approved nominees and announce their acceptance. This motion is effective December 3, 1994."

16. Board of Regents' Action on Program Assessment

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the President's recommendations developed through the program assessment process of Policy 10.02.07 to delete the Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Home Economics in the University of Alaska Anchorage College of Career and Vocational Education; delete the Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Health Sciences in the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Nursing and Health Sciences; and delete the Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Agriculture at the University of Alaska Anchorage Mat-Su Campus with the understanding that the University accommodate students currently admitted to such programs to be deleted by either continuing the program for a reasonable period of time calculated to permit such students to complete the program or accommodate the students in some other manner. This motion is effective December 2, 1994."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the major revision to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Master of Arts Degree Program in Professional Writing with such approval including the renaming of the program to the Master of Arts in Professional Communication. This motion is effective December 2, 1994."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents concurs in the President's decision developed through the program assessment process of Policy 10.02.07 to reorganize certain units of the University of Alaska Fairbanks to establish the College of Natural Resource Development and Management; establish the College of Rural Alaska, Cooperative Extension and Vocational Education; and establish the College of Natural Sciences and Engineering. This motion is effective December 2, 1994."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents concurs in the President's decisions for University program adjustments and resource reallocations developed through the program assessment process of Policy 10.02.07 as summarized in the document entitled "Program Assessment Summary" (Attachment #1, pages 2-5) dated November 23, 1994, as amended by the President and recognizes that the modification of existing programs as a result of the implementation of the President's plan will result in the loss of personnel which may include tenured faculty. This motion is effective December 2, 1994."

17. School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Task Force

PASSED

"The Board of Regents request that the University of Alaska implement the recommendations of the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Task Force and adopt a strategic goal-setting document accompanied by a capital plan and academic plan by September 1995. The Board requests that the document be reviewed annually with any revisions to be accompanied by a progress report. This motion is effective December 2, 1994."

18. Program Assessment Progress Reports

PASSED

"The Board of Regents requests that the spreadsheets entitled "Sources of Funds for Allocation and Reallocation" on pages 2,3,4, and 5 of the Program Assessment Recommendations document be attached to future agendas for the next 3 years highlighting changes as they occur for discussion. This motion is effective December 2, 1994."

19. Settlement of City of Yakutat et al. vs. DNR , Consolidated Case No. 1JU-88-271 Civil

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the settlement of Gulf Coast timber litigation (City of Yakutat et al., vs. DNR, consolidated case No. 1JU-88-271 Civil,) through the exchange of timber cutting rights on the Cape Suckling tract for timber cutting rights on state land east of the Duktoth River. The Administration is authorized to execute the Memorandum of Agreement settling this litigation and an Agreement Concerning Local Employment, Training, and Contracting Associated with Harvest of University Timber Tracts. This motion is effective December 1, 1994."

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