Board of Regents


Board of Regents


University of Alaska Board of Regents
Emergency Meeting of the Full Board
October 15, 1998


Regents Present:
Michael J. Burns, President - Anchorage
Elsa Froehlich Demeksa, Vice President - Juneau
Annette M. Nelson-Wright, Secretary - Juneau
Chancy Croft, Treasurer - Anchorage
Mary Jane Fate - Juneau
Sharon D. Gagnon - Anchorage
Joseph R. Henri - Anchorage
R. Danforth Ogg - Kodiak
Joe J. Thomas - Fairbanks
Mark R. Hamilton, Executive Officer and President of the University of Alaska - Fairbanks

Regents Absent:
Michael P. Kelly
Lew M. Williams, Jr.

In Attendance:
James A. Parrish, General Counsel - Fairbanks
James Lynch, Interim Vice President for Finance - Fairbanks
James R. Johnsen, Chief of Staff - Fairbanks
Edward Lee Gorsuch, Chancellor, University of Alaska Anchorage - Anchorage
Marshall L. Lind, Chancellor, University of Alaska Southeast - Juneau
Joan K. Wadlow, Chancellor, University of Alaska Fairbanks - Fairbanks
Ann Ringstad, Director of Government Relations - Fairbanks
Bob Miller, Director of Public Affairs - Fairbanks
Pat Pitney, Director of Budget & Institutional Research - Fairbanks
Jeannie D. Phillips Board of Regents' Officer - Fairbanks
Elizabeth Manning, Anchorage Daily News - Anchorage

I.   Call to Order

President Burns called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m.

II.   Adoption of Agenda

Regent Nelson-Wright moved, seconded by Regent Fate, and passed unanimously that:


"The Board of Regents adopts the agenda as presented.

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. University of Alaska Scholarship Program

IV. Adjourn

This motion is effective October 15, 1998."

III.   University of Alaska Scholars Program

President Hamilton briefed the Board of Regents on current progress toward establishing the University of Alaska Scholarship Program.

Discussion included information on the timetable for launching the program, possible eligibility criteria, program administration, marketing the program, and ideas for program enhancement in the future.

Board members requested that approval of the program be placed on the agenda for the November 19-20, 1998 meeting of the full board.

No action was taken at this meeting.

IV.   Adjourn

President Burns adjourned the meeting at 3:00 p.m.

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