Board of Regents

06-14-96summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Board of Regents' Meeting
June 14, 1996
Fairbanks, Alaska

1.Election of Officers

PASSED

"The Board of Regents elects by acclamation and unanimous consent the following officers for FY97: Michael P. Kelly, President; R. Danforth Ogg, Vice President; Mary Jane Fate, Secretary; Chancy Croft, Treasurer. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

2. Approval of Naming of University of Alaska Fairbanks Natural Sciences Building Conference Room

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the naming of the Natural Sciences Building Conference Room 300 on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus the S. Keith Runcorn Memorial Conference Room. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

3.Approval of Resolution of Appreciation: Stevan R. DeSoer

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Resolution of Appreciation for Stevan R. DeSoer. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

4.Approval of Academic Policies: Policy 10.08.02 - Selection of Textbooks and Educational Materials

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approve the proposed revisions to Regents' Policy 10.08.02, to include a change in title to 'Selection of Textbooks and Educational Materials.' This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

5. Approval of Reorganization of Schools and Colleges at the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves for the University of Alaska Anchorage:

1. the creation of a college of business and public policy; a college of health, education, and social welfare; a college of technical and community education; and a school of nursing;

2. the elimination of the School of Business, the School of Public Affairs, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, the College of Career and Vocational Education, and the College of Community and Continuing Education; and

3. the reorganization of programs as presented in Reference 1, 'Reorganization of Schools and Colleges' (dated May 7, 1996) under the three new colleges in item 1 of this motion, the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering, and the Office of the Provost.

This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

6.Approval of Reorganization of Schools and Colleges at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the establishment of the 'College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics,' formed from the merger of the College of Natural Sciences, the School of Engineering, and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

7. Approval of the UA Center for Rural Educator Preparation Partnerships

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the proposed establishment of the UA Center for Rural Educator Preparation Partnerships, to be located on the UAF Campus. It is the intent of the Board of Regents that, in the absence of new funds, the establishment of the Center be accomplished by reallocations of existing resources and/or by elimination of existing positions. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

8.Approval of Schematic Design: UAA Student Housing & Dining/ Support Facility

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.02 C., the Board of Regents approves the schematic design for the UAA Student Housing & Dining/Support Facility project as presented and authorizes:

1. university administration to bid and award contracts for the project in an amount not to exceed a total project cost of $33.0 million; and

2. the Vice President for Finance and Planning and the Associate Vice President for Finance to execute any documents necessary to secure funding from AHFC as proposed.

This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

9.Project Approval: University of Alaska Statewide Services Butrovich Building Stairs/Retaining Wall Repairs and Landscaping

PASSED AS AMENDED

"As required by Board of Regents' Policy 05.12.02 B., the Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Butrovich Building Stairs/Retaining Wall Repairs and Landscaping Project as presented and authorizes the university administration to proceed with hiring a consultant and preparing schematic design not to exceed $50,000. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

10.UAF Building I Foundation Project - Authorization for Addition of a Project to be Funded from Available "Transferred Funds" from Unexpended Revenue Bond Funds

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the list of projects to be funded from available balances of the Transferred Funds be expanded to include UAF 'International Arctic Research Building Foundation and Related Planning/Construction' in the amount of $1.0 million. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

11.Project Approval: University of Alaska Fairbanks Seward Marine Station Storage/Workspace Facility

PASSED

"As required by Board of Regents' Policy 05.12.02 B., the Board of Regents approves the UAF Seward Marine Station Storage/Workspace Facility project as presented, and authorizes the university administration to proceed with the schematic design of this project, utilizing funding as provided by JAMSTEC or a Japanese financing company. The total project cost is not to exceed $2,000,000. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

12. Approval of Revised UAS Residential Deferred Maintenance Funding Allocation Plan

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Revised UAS Residential Deferred Maintenance Funding Allocation Plan as presented. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

13. Project Approval: University of Alaska Fairbanks Bunnell Building Deferred Maintenance and Code Corrections

PASSED

"As required by Board of Regents' Policy 05.12.02 B., the Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bunnell Building Deferred Maintenance and Code Corrections Project as presented and authorizes the university administration to proceed with preparing schematic designs. The total project budget is not to exceed the lesser of $9,000,000 or available funding. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

14. Project Approval: UAA Kachemak Bay Campus Planning and Design

PASSED AS AMENDED

"As required by Board of Regents' Policy 05.12.02 B., the Board of Regents approves the UAA Kachemak Bay Campus Planning and Design project as presented and authorizes the university administration to proceed with this project pending adequate funding up to a total limit of $25,000. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

15. Approval of Policy 04.01 - Philosophy

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves Policy 04.01.02 - Nondiscrimination, as presented and amended by the Human Resources Comittee; and the renumbering of Policy 04.01.03 - Distribution. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

16. Approval of Policy 04.07 - Leaves

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves Policy 04.07 - Leaves. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

17. Approval and Adoption of the Annual Audit Plan

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents' Audit Committee approves and adopts the annual audit plan for fiscal year 1997 as presented and as amended by the Audit Committee. This motion is effective June 13, 1996."

18. Acceptance of FY97 Operating and Capital Budgets

PASSED

"The Board of Regents accepts the 1996 appropriations as described in Reference 19 and authorizes the administration to prepare preliminary FY97 operating and capital budgets consistent with these appropriations. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

19. Approval of FY97 Student Government Budgets

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY97 student government budgets as described in Reference 20. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

20. Approval of Loan to UA Technology Development Corporation

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the President and Vice President for Finance and Planning to execute a loan agreement with University of Alaska Technology Development Corporation in an additional amount not to exceed $150,000, scheduling the first payment due on the new loan for September 1, 1998, and to modify existing loan agreements to postpone the first payment until September 1, 1998. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

21. Official Recognition of the Association of Kenai Peninsula College Alumni and Friends

PASSED

"The Board of Regents officially recognizes the Association of Kenai Peninsula College Alumni and Friends. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

22. Approval of FY98 Board of Regents' Meeting Schedule

TABLED UNTIL AUGUST 1996

"The Board of Regents approves the FY98 meeting schedule and revisions to the FY97 schedule as presented. This motion is effective June 14, 1996."

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