Board of Regents

06-19-98summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Annual Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

June 19, 1998

Fairbanks, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

1.   Approval of Ph.D. Program in Marine Biology at University of Alaska Fairbanks

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Ph.D. program in Marine Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

2.   Approval of M.S. and Ph.D. Programs Environmental Chemistry at University of Alaska Fairbanks

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Environmental Chemistry at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

3.   Approval of Policy 09.06 - Services for Students with Disabilities

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves Policy 09.06 - Services for Students with Disabilities, as presented in Reference 3. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

4.   Approval of Revisions to Facilities Policy 05.12.06 - Operations and Maintenance

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the revisions to Regents' Policy 05.12.06 - Facilities Operations and Maintenance, as presented in Reference 6 with the stipulation that each MAU's future expenditures shall be no less than the minimum approved budget, in total, for maintenance and repair and renewal and replacement in fiscal year 1998. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

5.   Authorization of Bond Sale for UAF's Coal-Water Project and Partial Refunding of Series B General Revenue Bonds

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the bond resolution as presented to the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee on June 18, 1998. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

6.   Authorization of UAF SFOS Juneau Project Funding

PASSED

"The Board of Regents (1) authorizes funding for the planning, design, site acquisition and development, and the initial construction of the UAF SFOS Juneau Project in an amount not to exceed $1.7 million from "Transferred Funds" to the extent funds are available, and the remainder, if any, from interest bearing advances from the accumulated earnings of the land-grant endowment; and (2) authorizes payment of debt service for the repayment from an up-front allocation of spending distributions of the Natural Resources Fund. This motion is effective this June 19, 1998."

7.   Approval of Revised Project Budget, UAA Student Housing Project

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the revised total project budget in the amount of $34,400,000, as presented, for the University of Alaska Anchorage Student Housing/Food Service Project. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

8.   Approval of UAF FY99 Deferred Maintenance Projects

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Fairbanks Duckering, Rasmuson Library, Fine Arts, Brooks, and Arctic Health Research Center Deferred Maintenance and Code Correction Projects as presented, pending the governor's approval of legislative appropriations, and authorizes the university administration to proceed with preparing construction documents. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

9.   Approval of Plan for Use of Stampede Mine Proceeds

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the plan for use of proceeds from the sale of the Stampede Mine as presented, and authorizes the administration to make expenditures and dedicate the proceeds from the sale of the Stampede Mine site in accordance with the plan. This approval is subject to the university administration and the proprietor of the Golden Zone Mine entering into an agreement for the long-term use of the Golden Zone Mine by the University of Alaska. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

10.   Approval of Policy and Regulation 05.06 - Procurement & Property

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves and adopts Policy and Regulation 05.06 - Procurement and Property, as presented in Reference 8, and authorizes the administration to renumber the policy and regulation to accommodate the changes. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

11. Request for Report on UAF Coal-Water Project

PASSED

"The Board of Regents directs the university administration, at the October 1-2, 1998 Board of Regents' meeting, to present a report on the UAF Coal-Water Project, addressing issues relating to the budget plan; appointment of a board of directors to oversee the project; the role of the UAF Mineral Industry Research Laboratory; and that the UA general counsel report on the liabilities of the project, as well as on a joint partnership agreement. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

12.   Approval of Temporary Re-Employment for Retirement Incentive Program Participants

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the appointment of Karen Cedzo, Michael Rice, Gary Walker, Roberta Morgan, Heather Flynn, Kathy Niles, Richard Ender, Ted Gifford, Barbara Sokolov, and Jim Tibor to a temporary position or project contract, not to exceed 49 percent of their previous base salary. These appointments may not include retirement, health or leave benefits, except social security replacement if required by the IRS. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

13.   Approval of FY99 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 June 18, 1998, and as provided for in SLA96 Chapter 4. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

14.   Approval of Industrial Security Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Industrial Security Resolution, Reference 12, as revised to reflect any change in titles of various regents resulting from the annual election of officers and the naming of a new president, and authorizes the President and Secretary of the Board of Regents to sign the resolution. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

15.   Approval of Corporate Authority Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Corporate Authority Resolution included in Reference 13 as revised to reflect any change in names or titles of officers resulting from the annual election of officers, and authorizes the President and Secretary of the Board of Regents to sign the resolution. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

16.   Approval of FY99 Student Government Budgets

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY99 student government budgets as presented in Reference 14. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

17.   Approval of the Distribution of the Capital Budget Appropriations

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the distribution of the FY99 capital budget appropriation as presented in Reference 15. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

18.   Approval of the Distribution of the FY99 Operating Budget

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the distribution of the FY99 state general fund operating budget appropriation as presented in Reference 16B. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

19. Approval and Adoption of the FY99 Proposed Audit Plan

PASSED

"The Board of Regents' Audit Committee approves and adopts the annual audit plan for fiscal year 1999 as presented. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

20.   Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Dr. Jerome B. Komisar

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Dr. Jerome B. Komisar. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

21.   Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Marylou D. Burton

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation Marylou D. Burton. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

22.   Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Karen L. Cedzo

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Karen L. Cedzo. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

23.   Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Dr. David K. Creamer

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Dr. David K. Creamer. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

24.   Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Dr. John P. Keating

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Dr. John P. Keating. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

25.   Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Dr. Michael L. Rice

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Dr. Michael L. Rice. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

26.   Approval of FY00 Meeting Schedule

FY99 Meeting Dates / Location

August 20-21, 1998 / Bethel

October 1-2, 1998 / Fairbanks

November 19-20, 1998 / Anchorage

February 18-19, 1999 / Juneau

April 22-23, 1999 / Juneau

**June 3-4, 1999 / Fairbanks

[**indicates revision]

FY00 Meeting Dates / Location

August 19-20, 1999 / TBA

September 30-October 1, 1999 / Fairbanks

November 18-19, 1999 / Anchorage

February 17-18, 2000 / Juneau

April 20-21, 2000 / Juneau

June 1-2, 2000 / Anchorage

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents revises the FY99 Meeting Schedule and approves the FY00 Meeting Schedule as amended. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

27.   Approval of Naming of UAF Rifle Range

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the naming of Patty Center Rifle Range the Horton Shooting Arena. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

28.   Appointment of Acting President

PASSED

"The Board of Regents appoints Wendy Redman as Acting President, commencing on the departure of President Komisar and ending on the arrival of President-Elect Hamilton. This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

29.   Election of Officers

PASSED BY ACCLAMATION:

"The Board of Regents elects the following officers for FY99:

President:  Michael J. Burns

Vice President:  Elsa Froehlich Demeksa

Secretary:  Annette M. Nelson-Wright

Treasurer:  Chancy Croft

This motion is effective June 19, 1998."

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