Board of Regents

04-21-95summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Board of Regents' Meeting
April 21, 1995
Juneau, Alaska

1. Approval of an AAS Degree in Industrial Technology for Prince William Sound Community College

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Industrial Technology for Prince William Sound Community College. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

2. UAA, Anchorage Campus Student Housing - Project Approval

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Anchorage Student Housing Residence Hall and Food Service Facility project, to be located in Anchorage, Alaska, as presented and authorizes the University administration to contract with architectural and engineering firms to develop designs and construction documents, contract execution contingent upon available funding. This motion is effective April 21 1995."

3. UAS Ketchikan Campus Housing - Project Approval

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the UAS Ketchikan Campus Housing Project. The Board directs the administration to secure a release from existing title restrictions to facilitate the project. It is the intent of the Board to approve a no-cost lease to facilitate the project, but any lease of land shall be subject to Regents review and approval of the business plan for the project. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

4. UAF Poker Flat Research Range Launcher Enclosure at Pad 4 - Project Approval

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Poker Flat Research Range Launcher Enclosure at Pad 4 project as presented and authorizes the University administration to contract with an architectural/ engineering firm to develop construction documents. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

5. University of Alaska Fairbanks McIntosh, Nerland, Stevens and Lathrop Residence Halls Exterior Restorations - Project and Schematic Approval

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Fairbanks McIntosh, Nerland, Stevens and Lathrop Hall Exterior Restoration Project as presented and authorizes the University administration to proceed with hiring a consultant, preparing construction documents, bidding and awarding a construction contract, contingent upon available funding. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

6. University of Alaska Fairbanks Lathrop Hall Deferred Maintenance - Project Approval

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Fairbanks Lathrop Hall Deferred Maintenance Project as presented and authorizes the University administration to proceed with hiring a consultant and preparing construction documents. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

7. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Habitat Protection Nominations

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the nomination of the Jack Bay parcel for sale under the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council small parcel program, authorizes the University administration to negotiate the fair market value sale, and execute all necessary documents to complete the transactions. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

8. UAA Mat-Su Campus Day Care Operations - Project Approval

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the UAA Mat-Su Campus Day Care Operations, contingent upon the receipt of responsive, responsible proposals to the RFP. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

9. UAF Elvey II Addition - Approval of Financial Plan andAuthority to Bid and Award

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the financial plan for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elvey II Addition project as presented and authorizes the University administration to bid and award a construction contract, contingent on receiving required funding and within available funds. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

10. University of Alaska Southeast-Juneau Campus Physical Education and Recreation Facility - Approval of Schematic Design and Authority to Bid and Award a Contract

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the project site and schematic design for the University of Alaska Southeast-Juneau Campus Physical Education and Recreation Facility as presented and authorizes the University administration to bid and award a construction contract contingent on securing adequate funding. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

11. Tanana Valley State Fair Association Site Purchase Agreement

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the sale of Tract A of Alaska State Land Survey No. 80-67 filed as plat No. 83-43 on March 11, 1983 in the Fairbanks Recording District, Alaska, commonly known as the Fairgrounds Lease Site, to the Tanana Valley State Fair Association under the terms approved by the Board of Regents at their April 20-21, 1995 meeting and authorizes the University administration to execute all documents necessary to complete the sale of the property. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

12. Adoption of Policy 04.03: Recruiting & Staffing

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts proposed amendments to the Recruiting and Staffing Policy 04.03 as set forth in Reference 7. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

13. Tuition Impact Proposal

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the recommendations of the administration to mitigate the impact of increased tuition costs as presented, with the provision that a proposal be brought back to the Board to reduce further the impact on students who face exceptionally high increases. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

14. Adoption of FY97 Planning Assumptions

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY97 Planning Assumptions. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

15. Approval of 1995 Commencement Schedule

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the Spring 1995 Commencement Schedule as amended. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

16. Industrial Security Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the adoption of the security clearance resolution 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 motion is effective April 21, 1995."

17. FY96 Meeting Location Approval

Meeting Dates Location


August 17-18, 1995 Palmer

September 28-30, 1995 Fairbanks

December 7-8, 1995 Anchorage

February 15-16, 1996 Juneau

April 18-19, 1996 Anchorage

June 6-7, 1996 Fairbanks

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY96 Meeting Location Schedule as amended. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

18. Designation of Annual Meeting

PASSED

"The Board of Regents, in accordance with Policy 01.01.V.2 and 01.01.III.2, designates its June 1-2, 1995 meeting as its annual meeting for the purpose of electing officers of the Board. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

19.Resolution of Appreciation: Brian D. Rogers

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Resolution of Appreciation for Brian D. Rogers. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

20. Resolution on Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Research Support

PASSED

"Whereas, the University of Alaska and its faculty made a significant contribution to the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill emergency response, damage assessment, and resulting research and science activities; and

Whereas, since the initial emergency response, the University of Alaska has foregone reimbursement of indirect research costs in excess of $6 million.

Therefore, the Board of Regents directs the administration to:

1. Submit a proposal to the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Council to create a $6 million endowment for support of three chairs at the University of Alaska to support restoration and recovery research;

2. Secure a more reasonable long-term agreement on reimbursement of indirect research costs; and

3. Pursue obtaining improved representation on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Advisory Group.

This resolution is effective April 21, 1995."

21. Resolution to Congress on Acquisition of Federal Lands

PASSED

"The Board of Regents directs the administration to request that Dr. Terrence Cole draft a resolution to the United States Congress regarding acquisition of additional federal lands. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

22. Approval of Meritorious Service Awards

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the nominees for meritorious service awards at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and University of Alaska Southeast as proposed for commencement exercises in the spring of 1995, and authorizes Chancellors Joan Wadlow and Marshall Lind to invite the approved nominees and announce their acceptance. This motion is effective April 21, 1995."

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