Board of Regents

08-27-98minutes

Board of Regents

OFFICIAL MINUTES

Emergency Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

August 27, 1998

AUDIOCONFERENCE

OFFICIAL MINUTES

Regents Present:
Michael J. Burns, President - Anchorage
Annette M. Nelson-Wright, Secretary - Juneau
Chancy Croft, Treasurer - Anchorage
Mary Jane Fate - Fairbanks
Sharon D. Gagnon - Anchorage
Joseph R. Henri - Anchorage
Michael P. Kelly - Fairbanks
Joe J. Thomas - Fairbanks
Lew M. Williams - Ketchikan

Mark R. Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer and President, University of Alaska - Anchorage

Regents Absent:
Elsa Froehlich Demeksa, Vice President
R. Danforth Ogg

Others Present:
Wendy Redman, Vice President for University Relations - Anchorage
James A. Parrish, General Counsel - Anchorage
Edward Lee Gorsuch, Chancellor, University of Alaska Anchorage - Anchorage
Jean S. Sagan, Associate General Counsel - Anchorage
Jeannie D. Phillips Board of Regents' Officer - Fairbanks

I. Call to Order

President Burns called the meeting to order at 1:35 p.m.

II. Adoption of Agenda

Regent Henri moved, seconded by Regent Gagnon, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the agenda as presented.

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Executive Session re: Litigation

IV. Approval of Property Transaction with Alaska Pacific University

V. Adjourn

This motion is effective August 27, 1998."

III. Executive Session re: Litigation

Regent Croft requested that the motion be expanded to state what topic would be discussed during the executive session.

Regent Fate moved that the motion be amended to add the phrase "relating to land concerning and litigation involving Alaska Pacific University." The amended motion was seconded by Regent Nelson-Wright, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents goes into executive session at 1:40 p.m. in accordance with the provisions of AS 44.62.310 to discuss matters relating to land concerning and litigation involving Alaska Pacific University, this topic being a subject the immediate knowledge of which would have an adverse effect on the finances of the university. The session will include members of the Board of Regents, President Hamilton, General Counsel Parrish, and such other participants as the president may designate and will last approximately one hour. Thus, the open session of the Full Board will resume at approximately 2:30 p.m. A.D.T. This motion is effective August 27, 1998."

The Board of Regents concluded an executive session at 3:44 p.m. in accordance with AS 44.62.310 discussing matters relating to land concerning and litigation involving Alaska Pacific University, this topic being a subject the immediate knowledge of which would have an adverse effect on the finances of the university. The session included members of the Board of Regents, President Hamilton, General Counsel Parrish, and other participants as designated by the president and lasted approximately two hours.

IV. Approval of Property Transaction with Alaska Pacific University

The Board of Regents did not discuss this item in open session.

V. Adjourn

President Burns adjourned the meeting at 3:45 p.m.

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