Board of Regents

08-19-99summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

August 19-20, 1999

Seward, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

1. Approval of a Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, with the stipulation that the program be reviewed for continuation in five years. This motion is effective August 19, 1999."

2. Approval of an Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Occupational Safety and Health at the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves an Associate of Applied Science degree program in Occupational Safety and Health at the University of Alaska Anchorage, with the stipulation that the program be reviewed for continuation in five years. This motion is effective August 19, 1999."

3. Approval of a Tuition Surcharge for the Educational Leadership Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a 50 percent graduate tuition surcharge for the Educational Leadership programs at the University of Alaska Anchorage, with the proviso that the budget of the School of Education will be adjusted annually, to reflect the increase in tuition reserves generated by the tuition surcharges. This motion is effective August 19, 1999."

4. Approval of Industrial Security Resolution

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the Industrial Security Resolution, as amended, and authorizes the Chair and Secretary of the Board of Regents to sign the resolution. This motion is effective August 19, 1999."

5. Approval of Schematic Design and Project Funding of University of Alaska Fairbanks Road Infrastructure Improvements Project

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Fairbanks Road Infrastructure Improvement Project plan as presented and authorizes the university administration to utilize uncommitted right-of-way funds of $145,800 and West Valley lease proceeds in the amount of $184,200 to complete the project at a total project cost not to exceed $330,000. This motion is effective August 19, 1999."

6. Approval of Kerttula Building Re-roofing Project and Allocation of FY99 Deferred Maintenance Funding

"The Board of Regents approves an increase in the total project cost of the Kerttula Re-roofing Project at Matanuska-Susitna College by $162,000 from ($348,000 to $510,000), and approves an allocation of $162,000 of unallocated and uncommitted FY99 deferred maintenance funds to the Kerttula Building Re-roofing Project. This motion is effective August 19, 1999."

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

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the appointment of Yon O. Burks, Sandra Connaker, Edgar Hanners, Barbara Sokolov, and William Zito, 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 August 19, 1999."

8. Approval of Outline and Timetable for Review for Policy and Regulation 04 - Human Resources

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the proposed outline of Part IV - Human Resources and proposed timetable for review. This motion is effective August 19, 1999."

9. Approval of Meeting Schedule Revisions

FY00 Meeting Dates - Location
August 19-20, 1999 - Seward
September 30/October 1, 1999 - Anchorage
November 18-19, 1999 - Fairbanks
February 17-18, 2000 - Juneau
April 20-21, 2000 - Juneau/Ketchikan
June 8-9, 2000 - Anchorage

FY01 Meeting Dates - Location
August 21-22, 2000 - Kodiak
October 5-6, 2000 - Anchorage
November 16-17, 2000 - Fairbanks
February 15-16, 2001 - Juneau
April 19-20, 2001 - Juneau/Sitka
June 14-15, 2001 - Fairbanks

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the revisions to the meeting schedule. This motion is effective August 19, 1999."

10. Approval of Naming of Student Apartment Complex at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the naming of the Student Apartment Complex at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the Howard Cutler Student Apartment Complex. This motion is effective August 20, 1999."

11. Approval of Resolution of Sympathy for Family of William S. Rose

RESOLUTION of SYMPATHY
William S. "Bill" Rose

WHEREAS, President Mark R. Hamilton and the members of the University of Alaska Board of Regents are shocked and deeply saddened by the death of vice chancellor for administrative services at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Mr. William S. "Bill" Rose; and

WHEREAS, William S. Rose served as vice chancellor for administrative services at UAA from February 1997 until his untimely death; and

WHEREAS, William S. Rose was a vital part of the University of Alaska as demonstrated by his dynamic efforts to assure that UAA maintained its financial integrity and reputation as an institution of quality and value, despite budget reductions; and

WHEREAS, William S. Rose did not limit his contributions of time and effort to University issues but also served as an energetic member of the Downtown Rotary Club, the Civil Air Patrol and the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; and

WHEREAS, William S. Rose's love of living in Alaska was evident in his love of flying and fishing, spending his free time in appreciation of the great state of Alaska; and

WHEREAS, William S. Rose, age 42, died in an airplane crash at Lake Clark Pass on August 5, 1999; and

WHEREAS, William S. Rose will be deeply missed as an active and dedicated member of the University of Alaska, and a distinguished citizen of the state of Alaska;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that President Mark R. Hamilton and the members of the University of Alaska Board of Regents extend to the family of William S. Rose their deepest sympathy; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be conveyed to the family of William S. Rose, with a copy to be incorporated into the official minutes of the August 19-20, 1999 meeting of the Board of Regents.

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Resolution of Sympathy for the family of William S. Rose. This motion is effective August 19, 1999."

12. Approval of Resolution Urging a "YES" Vote on the September 14, 1999 Special Election on Use of Permanent Fund Earnings to Fund State Needs and Balance the Budget

WHEREAS, Article IX, Section 15 of the Constitution of the state of Alaska provides that income from the permanent fund shall be deposited in the general fund; and

WHEREAS, the intent of the Constitution is that these earnings are available to the Legislature to fund needed state services, including the University of Alaska;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Regents urges a "YES" vote on the simple ballot proposition that 'a portion of permanent fund investment earnings be used to help balance the state budget'; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be conveyed to Governor Knowles and members of the Alaska Legislature, with a copy to be incorporated into the official minutes of the August 19-20, 1999 meeting of the Board of Regents.

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution urging a "YES" vote on the September 14, 1999 special election on use of permanent fund earnings to fund state needs and balance the budget. This motion is effective August 20, 1999."

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