Board of Regents

04-23-99summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

April 23, 1999

Juneau, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

1. Approval of Regents' Policy 09.07 - Student Organizations

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the proposal for Regents' Policy 09.02 - Student Organizations as presented in Reference 1a. This motion is effective April 23, 1999."

2. Deletion of Regents' Policy 09.91 - Student Self-Government and Revision of Regents' Policy 09.92 - Student Activity Fee

PASSED

"The Board of Regents deletes Regents' Policy 09.91 - Student Self-Government and approves the proposal for revision of Regents' Policy 09.92 - Student Activity Fees as presented in Reference 2b. This motion is effective April 23, 1999."

3. Approval of a Coding Specialist Certificate in the Health Information Management Program at the University of Alaska Southeast

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a Coding Specialist Certificate for the Health Information Management Program at the University of Alaska Southeast. This motion is effective April 23, 1999."

4. Approval of a Project for Construction of Improvements at the UAF Poker Flat Research Range and Lease of Same with Support Services

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents:

1. approves the DataLynx project for construction of improvements at the UAF Poker Flat Research Range, not to exceed a total project cost of $700,000, and the plan for entering into a facility-use/lease agreement with DataLynx including support services and opportunities for research, data analysis, and employment and training for students;

2. authorizes the administration to execute such documents as deemed necessary to implement the plan, provided that the vice president for finance determines that the initiative is in the best long-term interests of the university, considering benefits to the university research and instructional programs; and

3. should the funding for this project necessitate using funds from the Inflation-Proofing Fund, directs that the loan from that fund be repayed with the appropriate interest rate.

This motion is effective April 23, 1999."

4. Lease of a Student Union Facility at the University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau Campus

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the vice president for finance or designee to execute such agreements as may be necessary to implement the plan for creation of a student union for the University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau campus, in accordance with the plan presented to the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee. This motion is effective April 23, 1999."

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

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the appointment of Patty Kastelic, James Langhoff, Jean Linthwaite, Eleanor Schaff, and Val Scullion 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 April 23, 1999."

6. Approval of Policy 04.08 - Dispute and Grievance Resolution

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves Regents' Policy 04.08, sections 01, 02, 04, 05, and 11 - Dispute and Grievance Resolution, as presented in Reference 6, replacing existing Regents' Policy 04.08.08.

The President will promulgate University Regulation pursuant to this policy establishing specific procedures for dispute and grievance resolution. Initially, regulations should be generally consistent with the provisions proposed as policy in Reference 6. The President will report such regulations to the Board of Regents.

This approval is effective upon the promulgation of such regulations by the President."

7. Acceptance of Administrative Cost Savings

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents recognizes the substantial efforts and sacrifices made by the university community in achieving approximately $11.5 million in administrative cost savings in FY98 and FY99 and accepts these savings in lieu of the restructuring savings originally contemplated in November 1997. The Board of Regents will continue to monitor administrative cost increases and reductions to ensure the university avoids unnecessary administrative costs. This motion is effective April 23, 1999."

8. Approval of Resolution regarding Federal Need-Based Financial Aid Programs

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution regarding federal need-based financial aid programs. This motion is effective April 23, 1999."

9. Approval of Revised Meeting Schedule

Note: Year 2000 and FY01 schedules will be approved at the annual meeting of the board on June 4, 1999.

1999 Meeting Dates / Location

August 19-20, 1999 / Seward

September 30/October 1, 1999 / Anchorage

November 18-19, 1999 / Fairbanks

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the 1999 Meeting Schedules as presented. This motion is effective April 23, 1999."

10. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Annette M. Nelson-Wright

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Resolution of Appreciation for Annette M. Nelson-Wright. This motion is effective April 23, 1999."

11. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for C. Patty Kastelic

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Resolution of Appreciation for C. Patty Kastelic. This motion is effective April 23, 1999."

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