Board of Regents

11-19-99summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

November 19, 1999

Fairbanks, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

1. Approval of FY01 Operating Budget Request

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY01 operating budget request as presented. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

2. Approval of FY01 Capital Budget Request

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY01 capital budget request as presented. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

3. Approval of Regents' Scholarship Program

Name: Regents' Scholarship

Eligibility: University of Alaska junior, senior or graduate students in good standing.

Criteria: Demonstrated commitment and involvement in leadership and civic or professional service activities, and recognized academic achievement.

Selection: Initial screening by UA Foundation staff. Selection by a committee of five former members of the Board of Regents appointed annually by the chair of the Academic and Student Affairs Committee with the approval of the entire committee.

Funding: Endowment in UA Foundation from private donations from current and former members of the Board of Regents, and other funds designated by the Board of Regents.

Awards: First awardees will be selected in Spring 2000 for use in Fall Semester 2000. The number and amount of awards is dependent on the amount of funding received.

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Regents' Scholarship Program as amended by the Academic and Student Affairs Committee on November 18, 1999. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

4. Approval of Additional Funding for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Duckering Deferred Maintenance Project

PASSED #1

"The Board of Regents approves an increase of $800,000 in the total project costs for the UAF Duckering Building Project from $12,237,800 to $13,037,800 in order to include the renovation of labs for MIRL faculty and the replacement of the perimeter baseboard heating system. This approval is subject to the receipt of appropriate authorization for the reallocation of $800,000 to the Duckering Facility Project from the FY99 deferred maintenance, code compliance and renovation funding originally appropriated for the Arctic Health facility. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

PASSED #2

"The Board of Regents authorizes the vice president for finance to request a reallocation of $800,000 to the Duckering Facility Project from the FY99 deferred maintenance, code compliance, and renovation funding originally appropriated for the Arctic Health facility. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

5. Approval of Annual Land Management Development Plan

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Year 2000 Land Management Development Plan as presented, and directs the administration to carry out the plan to the extent practicable and in accordance with Regents' Policy and the guidelines set forth above. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

6. Approval of UAA Energy Improvements Project #1 - Energy Performance Savings Contract

PASSED

"The Board of Regents:

1. approves the UAA Energy Improvements Project No. 1, as presented;

2. authorizes the administration to award contracts for completion of the projects at a construction cost not to exceed $501,000; and

3. authorizes the vice president for finance to execute a financing agreement with the energy contractor, its designee, or another provider to fund the project for a term not to exceed seven years.

This project approval and authorization to proceed with the award of contracts is subject to execution of a financing agreement or commitment and a written determination by the vice president for finance that the financing arrangement is viable and in the best interest of the university. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

7. Approval of UAA Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Improvement Plan

PASSED

"The Board of Regents:

1. approves the UAA ADA Improvement Plan as presented;

2. authorizes the administration to implement the plan; and

3. further authorizes the administration to make changes to the plan that are within its level of authority as defined in Regents' Policy 05.12.04.

This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

8. Approval of Renumbering and Retitling of Board of Regents' Policy Part IV - Human Resources

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the renumbering and retitling of Regents' Policy Part IV - Human Resources, as presented. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

9. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Policy 04.01 - Uniform Personnel System

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the revisions to Regents' Policy 04.01 - Uniform Personnel System, as presented. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

10. Budget Approval for Natural Resources Fund Spending Allowance Distribution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Natural Resources Fund budget as presented in Reference 12A. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

11. Approval of Honorary Degree and Meritorious Service Award Recipients

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the list of nominees for honorary doctoral degrees and meritorious service awards, as proposed, for commencement exercises in the spring of 2000 and beyond at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and authorizes Chancellor Gorsuch to invite the approved nominees and announce their acceptance. This motion is effective November 19, 1999."

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