Board of Regents

04-21-00summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

April 20-21, 2000

Juneau, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

1. Approval of Regents' Policy 09.11 - Student Health

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves Regents' Policy 09.11 - Student Health and rescinds Regents' Policy 09.94.01 - Student Health Fees. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

2. Approval of a Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Restaurant Management Degree Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves a Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Restaurant Management degree program at the University of Alaska Anchorage. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

3. Approval of an Associate of Applied Science in Technology Degree Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves an Associate of Applied Science in Technology degree program at the University of Alaska Anchorage, with the stipulation that the program be reviewed by the Board of Regents in five years for continuation. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

4. Approval of a Certificate in Small Business Management Program at the University of Alaska Southeast

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a Certificate in Small Business Management at the University of Alaska Southeast, with the stipulation that the program be reviewed by the Board of Regents in five years for continuation. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

5. Approval of Resolution Urging the Municipality of Anchorage Assembly to Establish a Voting Station on the University of Alaska Anchorage Campus

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution urging the Municipality of Anchorage Assembly to establish a voting station on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

6. Approval of FY02 Capital Budget Request Guidelines

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the guidelines for the FY02 Capital Budget Request as presented. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

7. Approval of Sale of Trust Land in Copper Center

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes Interim Vice President Lynch or his designee to approve the terms of the sale of the approximately 234-acre parcel in Copper Center and execute any documents as may be necessary to close the sale. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

8. Approval of Policy 02.05 - Crisis Planning, Response, and Communications

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves Policy 02.05 - Crisis Planning, Response and Communications, as presented. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

9. Approval of Policy 10.01.03 - University of Alaska Fairbanks Mission Statement

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves Policy 10.01.03 - University of Alaska Fairbanks Mission Statement, as presented. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

10. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Bob Green

WHEREAS, Bob Green began working at the Juneau campus of the University of Alaska Southeast in 1975, and will retire effective April 30, 2000, from his position as Regional Director of the UAS physical plant; and

WHEREAS, the widely recognized beauty of the UAS campus and grounds is largely a result of Bob Green's leadership and vision; and

WHEREAS, during the tenure of Bob Green, UAS has added the following buildings on the Juneau campus: Egan Library, Bill Ray Center, the student housing apartments and lodge, and Banfield Hall; and

WHEREAS, in the same years, major remodel projects have included adding additional floors to Hendrickson, Anderson and the Bill Ray Center; Hendrickson and Soboleff Annex, converting the Mourant Building from administrative offices into the student center, and the new Student Activity Center; and

WHEREAS, Bob Green graduated from Ohio University in Athens in 1963, and worked as a public health sanitarian in Athens, insurance adjuster for the State of Ohio, and as associate director of the physical plant at Ohio University, where he was responsible for custodial maintenance and supervised 144 employees; and

WHEREAS, Bob Green was hired as Manager, Physical Facilities and Maintenance at the University of Alaska Southeast Senior College and Juneau Douglas Community College in 1975, and has worked for UAS Chancellors Charles O. Ferguson, Russell Jones, Michael Paradise, Marshall Lind and now John Pugh; and

WHEREAS, Bob Green accepted additional responsibilities during his UAS tenure, including risk management, security, and communications, and as a member of the management team for negotiations with the Crafts and Trades workers and on the university's grievance committee; and

WHEREAS, Bob Green also served as vice chancellor for nearly 11 months with responsibility for student services and administrative services; and

WHEREAS, Bob Green has been recognized by chancellors and many others for his devotion to the campus and for his unusual efforts to clear roads and walks following heavy snowfalls, planting campus flowers and beautification, helping to raise the campus totem pole and countless other activities designed to make the Juneau campus of UAS an inviting and friendly place; and

WHEREAS, Bob Green has been active in the Juneau community, with service on the executive board of the Southeast Area Council of Boy Scouts, his membership in Rotary, and his involvement with Junior Achievement at the Juneau-Douglas High School;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska takes official recognition of Bob Green's outstanding service and extends to him this statement of appreciation for his service to the University; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be conveyed to Bob Green with a copy incorporated into the official minutes of the April 20-21, 2000 meeting of the Board of Regents.

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Bob Green. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

11. Approval of Revisions to Board of Regents' Meeting Schedule

REVISED MEETING SCHEDULE

2000
Regular Meeting / February 17-18, 2000 / Juneau
Regular Meeting / April 20-21, 2000 / Juneau
Annual Meeting / June 8-9, 2000 / Anchorage
Regular Meeting / August 17-18, 2000 / Anchorage
Regular Meeting / October 5-6, 2000 / Kodiak
Regular Meeting / November 16-17, 2000 / Fairbanks

2001
Board of Regents' Retreat / January 27-28, 2001 / Girdwood
Regular Meeting / March 7-9, 2001 / Juneau
Annual Meeting / June 7-8, 2001 / Fairbanks
Regular Meeting / September 13-14, 2001 / Anchorage
Finance Meeting re Budget / November 9, 2001 / Fairbanks
Regular Meeting / December 6-7, 2001 / Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents revises its meeting schedule for 2000 and 2001 as presented. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

12. Approval of Revisions to Industrial Security Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Industrial Security Resolution as revised and authorizes the President and Secretary of the Board of Regents to sign the resolution. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

13. Approval of Resolution of Support to Rasmuson Foundation

WHEREAS the Rasmuson Foundation has generously provided the University of Alaska with the opportunity to submit a proposal for funding in the area of university development; and

WHEREAS the University of Alaska has a strong need to attract additional private funds to support its academic programs; and

WHEREAS, the University of Alaska currently lacks the resources to establish a systemwide, coordinated fundraising approach which will maximize private giving to the University; and

WHEREAS, the University of Alaska's fundraising function currently operates from a diffuse and duplicative donor information system which will require a significant outlay of funds to combine into a single productive system capable of supporting a coordinated approach to fundraising; and

WHEREAS, the University of Alaska Foundation, through its status as a corporation separate from the University, has been of great assistance in raising, managing, and investing private funds held for the benefit of the University of Alaska; and

WHEREAS, the separate nature of the University of Alaska Foundation may be in jeopardy if sufficient private funds are not located to begin offsetting costs of its personnel; and

WHEREAS, a grant from the Rasmuson Foundation would allow the establishment of a coordinated fundraising approach at the University of Alaska, supported by a unified data system capable of supporting fundraising at both the campus and statewide levels; and

WHEREAS, a grant from the Rasmuson Foundation will act as a catalyst to move the University's fundraising function up to the level needed to provide significant private support to the institution and, by doing so, act as a model of how philanthropy can positively affect all functions of society;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska supports the proposal submitted to the Rasmuson Foundation and conveys its deep appreciation to the Rasmuson Foundation for providing the opportunity to assist the University of Alaska in this meaningful and long lasting way; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be conveyed to the Rasmuson Foundation in support of the funding proposal previously submitted, a copy to be incorporated into the official minutes of the April 21, 2000 meeting of the Board of Regents.

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of support to the Rasmuson Foundation. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

14. Approval of Board of Regents' Statement Regarding Enactment of Senate Bill 7 - University Lands

"The University of Alaska is very appreciative of the confidence of the state in granting it 250,000-260,000 acres of land. We are committed to be wise stewards of this land, consistent with our public trust. The university looks forward to continuing a process already begun in coordination with the administration to determine, through an open and public process, how to best utilize the land to generate income and enhance its mission of teaching, research, and public service."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the statement regarding enactment of Senate Bill 7 - University Lands. This motion is effective April 21, 2000."

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