Board of Regents

11-22-96summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

November 22, 1996
Anchorage, Alaska


1. Approval of Deletion of the Master of Education Degree in College Student Personnel Administration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the deletion of the Master of Education program in College Student Personnel Administration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

2. Approval of Reorganization of Schools and Colleges at the University of Alaska Anchorage: Naming of College
PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the name of 'Community and Technical College' for the college established from the merger of the College of Community and Continuing Education and College of Career and Vocational Education at the University of Alaska Anchorage. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

3. Approval of the FY97 Capital Appropriation Projects
PASSED AS AMENDED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.05, the Board of Regents approves the list of projects for the FY97 capital appropriation as presented and amended in Reference 13. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

4. Project Approval - UAA Engineering Building Ventilation Project

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.02B, the Board of Regents approves the UAA Engineering Building Ventilation Project as presented and authorizes the university administration to proceed with this project pending adequate funding up to a total project cost (exclusive of equipment) of $754,000. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

5. Schematic Design Approval - UAF Bunnell Building Deferred Maintenance and Code Corrections

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.02C, the Board of Regents approves the schematic design for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bunnell Building Deferred Maintenance and Code Corrections Project as presented, pending adequate funding, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $9,450,000. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

6. Project Approval - UAF Old Duckering Building Deferred Maintenance Project

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.02B, the Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Fairbanks Old Duckering Building Deferred Maintenance and Code Corrections Project as presented and authorizes the university administration to proceed with this project, pending adequate funding, up to a total project cost of $250,000 for preliminary design. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

7. Schematic Design Approval - UAF McIntosh and Nerland Hall Deferred Maintenance

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.02C, the Board of Regents approves the schematic design for the University of Alaska Fairbanks McIntosh and Nerland Hall Deferred Maintenance Project as presented, pending adequate funding, and authorize the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $4,327,000. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

8. Approval of Revisions - UAF Residential Facilities Deferred Maintenance Funding Allocation

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the revisions to the University of Alaska Fairbanks residential facility deferred maintenance funding allocation as presented. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

9. Schematic Design Approval - UAF Bartlett, Moore, and Skarland Halls Deferred Maintenance

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.02B, the Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bartlett, Moore, and Skarland Halls Deferred Maintenance Project as presented and authorizes the university administration to proceed with this project, contingent upon adequate funding, up to a total project cost of $9,725,000. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

10. Approval of Spending Plan and Budget Priorities for Earnings Deposited to the Natural Resources Fund

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the budget priorities for the earnings deposited to the Natural Resources Fund for FY98 as recommended by the president. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

11. Review of Annual Report and Adoption of 1997 Land Management Development Plan

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the 1997 Land Management Development Plan of the University of Alaska as presented and directs the administration to carry out the plan. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

12. Appointment of Alaska Center for International Business Advisory Board Member
PASSED

"The Board of Regents appoints Benjamin Barrera to the Alaska Center for International Business Advisory Board. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

13. Approval of Increase to Student Activity Fee at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus
PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a $5.00 per semester activity fee increase for students at the Fairbanks Campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

14. Approval of Proclamation for Prince William Sound Community College Edward Albee Theatre Conference
PASSED

"The Board of Regents does hereby proclaim the Prince William Sound Community College Theatre Conference as 'The Prince William Sound Community College Edward Albee Theatre Conference' whose mission will be 1) to honor playwrights and directors who have distinguished themselves in their craft by being on the frontier and cutting edge of their profession; 2) to foster educational opportunities for developing playwrights and actors; and 3) to bring serious theater to new audiences and thereby stimulate the appreciation and preservation of the theater arts in our culture. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

15. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation to Kodiak Island Borough

PASSED

"WHEREAS, the Kodiak Island Borough, as a result of litigation regarding the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, will receive proceeds from the settling of this case; and

WHEREAS, it is the belief of the Kodiak Island Borough that "assuring quality education for Kodiak Island is the best restoration possible to result from the Exxon Valdez disaster" (KIB Ordinance No. 96-14); and

WHEREAS, the Kodiak Island Borough, on October 17, 1996, passed Ordinance No. 96-14, dedicating the net proceeds to be received from the settling of the litigation, to create an education fund for the purpose of endowing a chair for the director position at the University of Alaska Fisheries Technology Center on Near Island, and for contributing to the annual operating costs of Kodiak College and K-12 education in the Kodiak Island Borough.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Board of Regents expresses its deepest appreciation to the Kodiak Island Borough for recognizing the importance of education and confirming this commitment to investing in the educational, economic and social well-being of its citizens now and into the future by the establishment of this education fund; and

BE IT ALSO RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Board of Regents directs the university administration to convey this resolution to the Kodiak Island Borough Mayor and to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly; and further to enter this resolution into the official minutes of the November 22, 1996 Board of Regents(pi) meeting.

This resolution is effective November 22, 1996."

16. Analysis of Combining UA Schools of Education by Academic and Student Affairs Committee

PASSED

"The Board of Regents directs the Academic and Student Affairs Committee to analyze and develop the idea of combining the three University of Alaska schools of education, initially for the purpose of a substantial response to the emergence of national and state K-12 student and teacher standards, and ultimately for the purpose of consistency and overall quality in the university education department programs. This motion is effective November 22, 1996."

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