Board of Regents

08-15-97summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

August 15, 1997

Valdez, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

1. Approval of Retirement Incentive Program

PASSED:

The Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Retirement Incentive Program as described in the Board of Regents’ Human Resources Committee agenda of August 14, 1997, and as provided for in SLA96 Chapter 4. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

2. Approval of Revised Meeting Schedule for FY99

FY99 Meeting Dates and Locations

*August 20-21, 1998 in Bethel
October 1-2, 1998 in Fairbanks
November 19-20, 1998 in Anchorage
February 18-19, 1999 in Juneau
April 22-23, 1999 in Juneau
June 17-18, 1999 in Fairbanks

*indicates revision

PASSED AS AMENDED:

The Board of Regents approves the revised FY99 Meeting Schedule as amended. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

3. Approval of Special Funds Policy 05.07.01 - Land-Grant Endowment Trust Fund

TABLED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1997 MEETING OF THE FINANCE, FACILITIES & LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE:

The Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee recommends that the Board of Regents adopt the revisions to Regents' Policy 05.07.01 - Special Funds, as presented in Reference 7. This motion is effective August 14, 1997.

4. Approval of FY98 Capital Funds for Deferred Maintenance, Code Compliance, and Renovations

PASSED:

As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.05, the Board of Regents approves the list of deferred maintenance and code compliance projects to be funded by the fiscal year 1998 capital appropriations. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

5. Adoption of Discrimination Policy

PASSED AS AMENDED:

The Board of Regents approves the adoption of Policy 04.06.09.A - Discrimination, as presented in Reference 4 and amended by the Human Resources Committee. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

6. Adoption of Sexual Harassment Policy

PASSED AS AMENDED:

The Board of Regents approves the adoption of Policies 04.06.09.B - Prohibition Against Sexual Harassment, 04.06.09.C - Consensual Sexual Relations, and 04.06.09.D - Limitation of Liability, as presented in Reference 5 and as amended by the Human Resources Committee. The Board of Regents rescinds Policy 04.08.02 - Sexual Harassment. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

7. Approval of Development of a Strategic Plan

PASSED:

The Board of Regents approves that the Planning and Development Committee develop a strategic plan over the next one to one and one-half years. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

8. Acceptance of Proposed Schedule for Intermediate and Long Range Planning

PASSED:

The Board of Regents accepts, subject to revision, the Proposed Schedule for Intermediate and Long Range Planning. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

9. Extension of Voting Privileges During Planning and Development Committee Meetings

PASSED:

The Board of Regents extends voting privileges to all Board of Regents' members during Planning and Development Committee meetings. This motion is effective by unanimous consent on August 15, 1997.

10. Direction to Proceed on FY99 Operating and Capital Budgets

PASSED:

The Board of Regents directs the university administration to continue following the direction presented in the FY99 Operating and Capital Budget presentation. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

11. Approval of Acceptance of Students from States Not Participating in the Western Undergraduate Exchange

PASSED:

The Board of Regents approves the resolution regarding the Western Undergraduate Exchange. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

12. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation and Sympathy to the Family of Dr. C. Earl Albrecht

PASSED AS AMENDED:

The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation and sympathy to the family of former regent Dr. C. Earl Albrecht. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

13. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation and Sympathy to the Family of Frank Meek

PASSED:

The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation and sympathy to the family of Frank Meek. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

14. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation to the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation for Inupiat House

PASSED:

The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation to the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and the Arctic Education Foundation for their support of Inupiat House. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

15. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation to Dr. JoAnn McDowell and Staff of Prince William Sound Community College

PASSED:

The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation to Dr. JoAnn McDowell and staff of Prince William Sound Community College for hosting the University of Alaska Board of Regents during its meetings of August 13-15, 1997. This motion is effective August 15, 1997.

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