Board of Regents

02-19-99summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

February 18-19, 1999

Juneau, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

1. Schematic Design Stage Approval for UAF Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR) Upgrade

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Poker Flat Research Range projects as presented, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts, as appropriate, not to exceed total individual project costs as follows:

1. Back-up Electrical Power - $890,000

2. Range Administration Center - $1,825,000

3. Lidar Laboratory Project - $1,775,000

4. Upper Range Road Project - $980,000

This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

2. Project Approval for UAF Toolik Field Station Upgrade

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the upgrade project for the UAF Toolik Field Station as presented, waives the schematic design stage approval and construction document and contract award requirements of Policy 05.12.04, and authorizes the interim vice president for finance to enter into an agreement(s), as may be approved by general counsel, with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the upgrade of the Toolik Field Station. This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

3. Approval of Reallocated Project Authorization Amounts for Mat-Su College FY99 Deferred Maintenance Projects and Approval of the Snodgrass Building and Kerttula Building Projects

a. PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the reallocation of the Mat-Su College FY99 Deferred Maintenance projects, as presented:

Project Original Revised Snodgrass Building $600,000 $750,000 Ortner Building $235,000 $235,000 Kerttula Building $698,800 $348,000 Unallocated $0 $200,800 TOTAL: $1,533,800 $1,533,800

This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

b. PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the schematic design for the Snodgrass Building/Walkway Renovation Project and the Kerttula Building Roof Repair/Replacement Project as presented, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts, as appropriate, not to exceed total individual project costs as follows:

1. Snodgrass Building/Walkway Renovation - $750,000

2. Kerttula Building Roof Repair/Replacement - $348,000

This motion is effective February19, 1999."

4. Authorization for the Sale of General Revenue Bonds, 1999 Series J, Not to Exceed $15,000,000, for the Purposes of the Partial Refunding of Existing Debt and Costs of Issuance

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the bond resolution as presented in Reference 5 of the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee agenda. This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

5. Approval of Cooperative Agreement with UA Foundation Regarding the Management of Gifts of Real Property and Approval of Policy Changes Regarding the Acceptance and Transfer of Gifts

PASSED

"The Board of Regents (1) authorizes the university president to execute a cooperative agreement with the UA Foundation in substantially the form and content as the draft agreement presented in Reference 6b and (2) approves the proposed revisions to Regents' Policy 05.14.01 and 05.14.07 as presented in Reference 6c. This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

6. Approval of Annual Land Management Development Plan

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the 1999 Land Development Plan as presented in Reference 7A and authorizes the administration to implement the plan subject to specific approval by the Finance, Facilities & Land Management Committee of any project expected to result in receipts or disbursements in excess of $250,000. This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

7. Approval of Corporate Authority Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Corporate Authority Resolution included in Reference 12, and authorizes the President and Secretary of the Board of Regents to sign the resolution. This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

8. Approval of Industrial Security Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Industrial Security Resolution, Reference 13, as revised to reflect the change in members of the Board of Regents and the naming of a UAF facility security officer, and authorizes the President and Secretary of the Board of Regents to sign the resolution. This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

9. Approval of Tuition Rates for AY2000 and AY2001

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the following tuition rates, effective commencing with the summer session, for the academic year 2000 and 2001:

AY2000 AY2001 Lower Division: PWSCC $64 $66 Kodiak $65 $67 All Others $75 $77 Upper Division $84 $87 Graduate $167 $172 Non-resident Surcharge $159 $164

This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

10. Approval of Spending Plan for Distribution of the Natural Resources Fund

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Natural Resources Fund budget and the list of projects and proposals to be funded as presented in Reference 15. This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

11. Approval of Temporary Re-Employment for FY99 Retirement Incentive Program Participants

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the appointment of Betty Hoch, Pat Shields, and Elaine Sunde 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 February 19, 1999."

12. Approval of Honorary Degree Recipient for the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the nominee for an honorary doctoral degree, as proposed, for commencement exercises in the spring of 1999, and authorizes Chancellor Gorsuch to invite the approved nominee and announce his acceptance. This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

13. Approval of Resolution of Sympathy for Family of Dr. Don M. Dafoe

WHEREAS, Dr. Don M. Dafoe's life exemplified an unwavering commitment to the value of education; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Don M. Dafoe's work in elementary and secondary education included positions as teacher, coach, high school principal, superintendent of schools in Idaho and Alaska; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Don M. Dafoe's contributions to postsecondary education were demonstrated by his service as provost of the Southcentral Regional Center with the University of Alaska and dean of the Anchorage Community College from 1966 to 1969, and as executive vice president of the University of Alaska system from 1971 to 1976; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Don M. Dafoe contributed to state and national education issues in his positions commissioner of education for the Territory of Alaska, as head consultant for the State School System with the U.S. Office of Education and as executive secretary with the Council of Chief State School Officers; and his active memberships in the National Education Association, American Association of School Administrators, the National Organization of Legal Profession in Education, Phi Delta Kappa, National School Public Relations Association, National University Extension Association, and the American Association for International Education; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Don M. Dafoe was a vital part of Alaska education development, shown by his activities on the founding board of Alaska Methodist University, as a member of the Alaska Commission of the Education Commission of the States, as executive secretary for the Association of Alaska School Boards, and as the Alaska Commissioner of the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Don M. Dafoe's contributions have been recognized by his selection as an Alaska Hall of Fame member, one of the original 49 honorees, as an honorary lifetime member of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, and by Alaska State Legislature Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 95, approved by the Alaska Legislature upon his retirement from the University of Alaska; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Don M. Dafoe died on February 1 at his home in Anchorage at the age of 84; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Don M. Dafoe is remembered fondly by his former students and his colleagues in education around the world;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Regents recognizes the substantial contributions in the field of education made by Dr. Don M. Dafoe; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Regents extends to the family of Dr. Don M. Dafoe its deepest sympathy; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be conveyed to the family of Dr. Don M. Dafoe, with a copy to be incorporated into the official minutes of the February 18-19, 1999 meeting of the Board of Regents.

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Resolution of Sympathy for the family of Dr. Don M. Dafoe. This motion is effective February 19, 1999."

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