Board of Regents

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Board of Regents

OFFICIAL MINUTES

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

June 8-9, 2000

Anchorage, Alaska

OFFICIAL MINUTES

Regents Present:
Michael J. Burns, Chair
Elsa Froehlich Demeksa, Vice Chair
Mary Jane Fate, Secretary
Chancy Croft, Treasurer
Joshua B. Horst
Robert A. Malone
R. Danforth Ogg - by audioconference on 6-8-00 only
Brian D. Rogers
Frances H. Rose
Joe J. Thomas - excused 6-9-00
Joseph E. Usibelli, Jr. - excused 6-9-00

Mark R. Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer and President, University of Alaska

Others Present:
E. Lee Gorsuch, Chancellor, UAA
Marshall L. Lind, Chancellor, UAF
John Pugh, Chancellor, UAS
Wendy Redman, Vice President for University Relations
Joseph M. Beedle
Jim Lynch, Interim Vice President for Finance & Planning
James A. Parrish, General Counsel
James R. Johnsen, Chief of Staff
Janet Jacobs, Executive Director, Statewide Human Resources
Pat Pitney, Director, Institutional Research and Budget, SW
Ann Ringstad, Director, Government Relations, SW
Bob Miller, Director, Public Affairs, SW
'Nanne Myers, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Paul Reichardt, Provost, UAF
Dan Johnson, Provost, UAA
Roberta Stell, Provost, UAS 
Carol Griffin, Director, Administrative Services, UAS
Cindy Matson, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, UAA
Frank Williams, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, UAF
Jeannie D. Phillips, Board of Regents' Officer
Barbara A. Bennett, Board of Regents' Staff

I.   Call to Order

Chair Burns called the meeting to order on Thursday, June 8, 2000 at 8:05 a.m.

II. Adoption of Agenda

Regent Demeksa moved, seconded by Regent Croft, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED AS AMENDED (amendments noted with *)

"The Board of Regents adopts the agenda as presented.

I. Call to Order
II. Adoption of Agenda
III. Approval of Minutes
IV. President's Report
V. "Make Students Count" Award Presentation
VI. Election of Board of Regents' Officers
VII. Public Testimony
VIII. Consent Agenda

A. Academic and Student Affairs Committee
1. Approval of a Center for Community-based Service, Learning, and Research for the University of Alaska Anchorage
2. Approval of a Master of Science Degree Program in Global Supply Chain Management at the University of Alaska Anchorage
3. Approval of a Master of Arts Degree Program in Rural Development at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
4. Approval of an Accounting Technician Certificate Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
5. Approval of the Deletion of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program in Geology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
6. Approval of the Reorganization of Schools and Colleges at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
B. Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee
1. Project Approval for the University of Alaska Anchorage Library, Authorization to Bid and Award Contracts for the Parking Garage and Walkway, and Authorization to Proceed with the Design of the Library Renovation and Addition
2. Approval of Increased Total Project Costs for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Rasmuson Library Deferred Maintenance and Renovation Project
3. Project Approval for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geist Road/Loftus Road Campus Entrance Project and Authorization to Proceed
4. Project Approval for Increased Funding of the University of Alaska Fairbanks/Fairbanks North Star Borough Hutchison Career Center Renovation and Addition Project
5. Acceptance of the FY2001 Capital and Supplemental Appropriations
*6. Modification of Regents' Policy to Address Capital Planning Needs of the University (moved to New Business)
7. Modification of Regents' Policy to Address Approval of Capital Projects
8. Authorization to Proceed with Implementation of the Alaska Higher Education Savings Trust and Modification of the Advance College Tuition Program
C. Human Resources Committee
1. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Policy 04.09 - Nondisciplinary Terminations and Financial Exigency
2. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Policy 04.03 - Recruitment and Staffing
D. Committee of the Whole
1. Approval of Motion to Table Consideration of Tuition Rate Adjustments
2. Approval of FY2001 Student Government Budgets
3. Approval of the Distribution Plan for the FY 2001 Operating Budget

IX. New Business and Committee Reports

A. Academic and Student Affairs Committee

B. Audit Committee

1. Approval of the FY2001 Annual Audit Plan
*2. Review of Committee Meeting Schedule (added)
*3. Review of Committee Reporting and Audit Ratings
*4. Executive Session (added)
C. Committee of the Whole

D. Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee

*1. Modification of Regents' Policy to Address Capital Planning Needs of the University (moved from Consent Agenda)
*2 Executive Session (added)
3. Committee Report
E. Human Resources Committee
1. Recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (added)
2. Committee Report

F. Nominating Committee

G. Planning and Development Committee

*1. Approval of Public Review for Draft University of Alaska Mission Statement (added)
*2. Approval of Public Review for Draft University of Alaska Value Statements (added)
*3. Approval of University of Alaska Anchorage Mission Statement (added)

X. Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education Report
XI. UA Foundation Report
XII. Future Agenda Items
XIII. Board of Regents' Comments
XIV. Executive Session
*XIV.A. Approval of Revisions to Corporate Authority and Industrial Security Resolutions
*XIV.B. Appointment of University of Alaska Comptroller
*XIV.C Presidential Compensation
XV. Adjourn

This motion is effective June 8, 2000."

III. Approval of Minutes

Regent Fate moved, seconded by Regent Demeksa, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the minutes of its emergency meeting of April 10, 2000. This motion is effective June 8, 2000."

Regent Rogers moved, seconded by Regent Thomas, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the minutes of its regular meeting of April 20-21, 2000 as presented. This motion is effective June 8, 2000."

IV. President's Report

President Hamilton reported that he is working on his annual report to the regents and highlighted several areas that will be contained in that report.

V. "Make Students Count" Award Presentation

President Hamilton presented his second annual Make Students Count awards for outstanding service to students. This year's award recipients are:

Carol A. Pizer, Administrative Assistant, UAA CTC/Military Programs
Sheila Chapin, Administrative Assistant, UAF Chemistry & Biochemistry
Rita Bowen, Assistant to the UAS Dean of Students

Awards included round trip tickets for two to anywhere Alaska Airlines flies and $1,000.

VI. Election of Board of Regents' Officers

In accordance with Regents' Policy 01.01.01, Article III, Section 2, at the annual meeting of the Board of Regents, the officers of the board shall be elected by a simple majority vote.

At the June 8-9, 2000 annual meeting in Fairbanks, a slate of nominees was presented by the Nominating Committee. Elections were then held by secret ballot.

Regent Rogers moved, seconded by Regent Usibelli, and passed that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents elects Michael J. Burns as chair of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective June 8, 2000."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents elects Elsa Froehlich Demeksa as vice chair of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective June 8, 2000."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents elects Mary Jane Fate as secretary of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective June 8, 2000."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents elects Brian D. Rogers as treasurer of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective June 8, 2000."

VII. Public Testimony

The following individuals spoke in support of Board of Regents' approval for the Master of Arts degree program in Rural Development:
Dorothy Larson, UAF graduate
April Ferguson, Bristol Bay Native Association
Carl Jack, UAF Rural Development graduate
Nina Miller, resident of Tanana and graduate of the Rural Development program

Sol Gerstenfeld urged the Board to focus on what the university is doing for posterity.

Judy Michael, Staff Alliance president, introduced new members on the Staff Alliance; reported on staff activities throughout the system; and asked for board support of UA Civil Rights Day and cash-out of annual leave.

Rich Sewell, UAA Alumni Association and UAA graduate, reported on activities of the UAA Alumni Association including work on strategic plan for the UAA Alumni Association that dovetails with the UAA 2005 strategic plan; and plans for proactive political support of UA issues during the next legislative session.

Ira Perman, chair of "Alaskans Against the Tax Cap", reported on the purpose of his group and asked that the Board of Regents and administration consider how the tax cap will affect the University of Alaska.

Skye Rubideau, UAA Student Body president, introduced new members of the Coalition of Student Leaders.

The Board of Regents recessed the meeting at11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, 2000.
The Board of Regents reconvened the meeting at3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2000.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2000

VIII. Consent Agenda

Regent Demeksa moved, seconded by Regent Rogers, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the recommendations of its standing committees as stated below. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

A. Academic and Student Affairs Committee
1. Approval of a Center for Community-based Service, Learning, and Research for the University of Alaska Anchorage Reference 1

MOTION

"The Board of Regents approves formation for a center for community-based service, learning, and research at the University of Alaska Anchorage, with the stipulation that it be reviewed by the Board of Regents in five years for continuation. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

2. Approval of a Master of Science Degree Program in Global Supply Chain Management at the University of Alaska Anchorage Reference 2

MOTION

"The Board of Regents:
· approves a Master of Science Degree Program in Global Supply Chain Management for the University of Alaska Anchorage, with the stipulation that the program be reviewed by the Board of Regents in five years for continuation, and
· approves charging three times the established graduate tuition rate for the charter cohort of students and, subject to approval of the chancellor and the president, four times the established tuition rate for subsequent cohorts.
This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

3. Approval of a Master of Arts Degree Program in Rural Development at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Reference 3

MOTION

"The Board of Regents approves a Master of Arts in Rural Development at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, with the stipulation that the program be reviewed by the Board of Regents in five years for continuation. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

4. Approval of an Accounting Technician Certificate Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Reference 4

MOTION

"The Board of Regents approves an Accounting Technician Certificate program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

5. Approval of the Deletion of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program in Geology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

MOTION

"The Board of Regents approves deletion of the Master of Arts in Teaching in Geology program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

6. Approval of the Reorganization of Schools and Colleges at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

MOTION

"The Board of Regents approves reorganization of the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Natural Resource Development and Management to eliminate the College and provide for the independent status of its component units: the School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, the School of Management, and the School of Mineral Engineering. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

B. Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee

1. Project Approval for the University of Alaska Anchorage Library, Authorization to Bid and Award Contracts for the Parking Garage and Walkway, and Authorization to Proceed with the Design of the Library Renovation and Addition Reference 6

MOTION

"The Board of Regents approves the UAA Library Project at a total project cost not to exceed $43,980,000 and authorizes the administration to bid and award contracts for the construction of the parking garage and enclosed walkway at a total project cost not to exceed $9,268,000 and to expend up to $600,000 for the schematic design of the library renovation and addition. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

2. Approval of Increased Total Project Costs for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Rasmuson Library Deferred Maintenance and Renovation Project Reference 7

MOTION

"The Board of Regents approves an increase in the authorized total project cost for the Rasmuson Library Deferred Maintenance and Renovation Project to a total project cost not to exceed $18 million. This approval is subject to approval of schematic design and a funding plan for the project. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

3. Project Approval for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geist Road/Loftus Road Campus Entrance Project and Authorization to Proceed Reference 8

MOTION

"The Board of Regents grants project approval for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geist Road/Loftus Road Campus Entrance Project and authorizes the administration to take such actions necessary to facilitate completion of the project by the State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, including issuance of required construction permits. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

4. Project Approval for Increased Funding of the University of Alaska Fairbanks/Fairbanks North Star Borough Hutchison Career Center Renovation and Addition Project Reference 9

MOTION

"The Board of Regents approves the University of Alaska Fairbanks/Fairbanks North Star Borough Hutchison Career Center Renovation and Addition Project as presented, at a total project cost for the university's commitment to the project not to exceed $9.6 million. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

5. Acceptance of the FY2001 Capital and Supplemental Appropriations Reference 10

MOTION

"The Board of Regents accepts the FY2001 capital and supplemental appropriations as presented. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

6. Modification of Regents' Policy to Address Capital Planning Needs of the University Reference 11

MOTION

"The Board of Regents adopts the modifications to Regents' Policy 05.12.01 as presented in Reference 11 and as may be amended by the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee, and authorize the vice president for finance to increase previously approved project cost authorizations as may be required to implement this revision to regents' policy. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

7. Modification of Regents' Policy to Address Approval of Capital Projects Reference 12

Removed from Consent Agenda to New Business.

8. Authorization to Proceed with Implementation of the Alaska Higher Education Savings Trust and Modification of the Advance College Tuition Program

MOTION

"The Board of Regents authorizes the administration to implement the Alaska Higher Education Savings Trust and modify the Advance College Tuition program to form an integrated college savings program consistent with the requirements and provisions of AS 14.40.802-14.40.817 and Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

C. Human Resources Committee
1. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Policy 04.09 - Nondisciplinary Terminations and Financial Exigency Reference 14

MOTION

"The Board of Regents approves revisions to Regents' Policy 04.09 - Nondisciplinary Terminations and Financial Exigency. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

2. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Policy 04.03 - Recruitment and Staffing Reference 15

MOTION AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves revisions to Regents' Policy 04.03 - Recruitment and Staffing with a further amendment to Policy 04.03.020 to read:
'Regulation will set forth standardized procedures, with appropriate constituent participation, for applicant screening and candidate selection and notification.'
This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

D. Committee of the Whole
1. Approval of Motion to Table Consideration of Tuition Rate Adjustments

MOTION AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents postpones further consideration of tuition rate adjustments until the October 2000 meeting of the board. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

2. Approval of FY2001 Student Government Budgets

MOTION AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the chief finance officer, after consultation with the chair of the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee, to review, modify, and approve the student government budgets for FY2001, and to suspend implementation of the activity fee increase proposed for the Ketchikan Campus until the recommendation is approved by the Ketchikan student body. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

3. Approval of the Distribution Plan for the FY2001 Operating Budget Reference 18

MOTION

"The Board of Regents approves the distribution plan for the FY01 state general fund operating budget appropriation as presented. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

IX. New Business and Committee Reports

A. Academic and Student Affairs Committee

In addition to action items, the Academic and Student Affairs Committee discussed a request to consider providing co-ed rooms or suites in university housing; providing special consideration for Alaska High School graduates who matriculated at the University of Alaska prior to institution of the University of Alaska Scholars program; recent campus enrollment trends; commencement dates for the MAUs; and heard a report from President Hamilton regarding his recent meeting with the extended campus directors.

B. Audit Committee

1. Approval of the FY2001 Annual Audit Plan

The Audit Committee approved the following motion:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents' Audit Committee approves the annual audit plan for fiscal year 2001 as presented. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

2. Review of Committee Meeting Schedule

The Audit Committee approved the following motion:

PASSED

"The Audit Committee approves a semi-annual Audit Committee meeting schedule with regular meetings set for June and December, with special Audit Committee meetings to be set as necessary. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

3. Review of Committee Reporting and Audit Ratings

The Audit Committee approved the following motion:

PASSED

"The Audit Committee directs the Internal Audit Director to bring a proposal to the October 2000 meeting of the Audit Committee regarding the ranking of audits, to include management audits. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

4. Executive Session

The Audit Committee of the Board of Regents held an executive session in accordance with AS 44.62.310 discussing matters the immediate knowledge of which would have an adverse effect on the finances of the university; and matters that would affect the reputation or character of a person or persons. The session included members of the Board of Regents, President Hamilton, General Counsel Parrish, Vice President Lynch, Internal Audit Director Shilling, and other university staff members designated by the president and lasted approximately 30 minutes.

5. Committee Report

The Audit Committee heard reports on the following items:

· Review of Recently Completed Audits
· Audit Status Report
· Review of Internal Audit Policies and Procedures
· Review of MAU Handling of Overspent Budgets
· Selection of External Auditors

The committee requested that the following items be placed on future meeting agendas:

· Audit Director Proposal on Rating of Audits - November 2000
· Overview of GASB Revisions - Unscheduled

C. Committee of the Whole

In addition to action items, the Committee of the Whole heard a report on the new Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp program under development at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

D. Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee

1. Modification of Regents' Policy to Address Approval of Capital Projects Reference 12

Further modifications were made to the policy at the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee meeting.

Regent Demeksa moved, seconded by Regent Fate, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the modification to Regents' Policy 05.12.04 as set forth in Reference 12 and as modified by the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

E. Human Resources Committee
1. Recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Regent Rogers moved, seconded by Regent Croft, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents recognizes the third Monday in January as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

2. Committee Report

In addition to action items, the Human Resources Committee also received an update on human resources issues. The administration was asked to develop a process for leave cash-in and report back to the committee at the October 2000 meeting.

F. Nominating Committee

No report.

G. Planning and Development Committee

1. Approval of Public Review for Draft University of Alaska Mission Statement

The Planning and Development Committee forwarded the following statement for Board of Regents' approval:

"The University of Alaska, with its Land, Sea, and Space Grant institutions and international research centers, inspires learning, advances and disseminates knowledge through teaching, research, and public service, emphasizing the North and her diverse peoples."

Regent Fate moved, seconded by Regent Demeksa, and passed that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the draft University of Alaska mission statement for public review. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

2. Approval of Public Review for Draft University of Alaska Value Statements

The Planning and Development Committee forwarded the following statement for Board of Regents' approval:

The University of Alaska values:
· Excellence in our programs and services;
· Leadership for Alaska's people and institutions;
· Accountability to our students, faculty, staff, and the citizens of Alaska;
· Stewardship of our resources;
· Diversity in our response to the cultures of Alaska;
· Unity in promoting communication and collaboration;
· Accessibility for all Alaskans.

Regent Fate moved, seconded by Regent Demeksa, and passed that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the draft University of Alaska value statements for public review. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

3. Approval of Revised University of Alaska Anchorage Mission Statement

The Planning and Development Committee forwarded the following statement for Board of Regents' approval:

"The University of Alaska Anchorage inspires learning and enriches Alaska, the nation and the world through UAA teaching, research, creativity and service.

As the urban center of the University of Alaska System, UAA is a comprehensive metropolitan university located in Anchorage with community campuses serving Southcentral Alaska.

UAA provides opportunities to all who can benefit from educational programs of high quality."

Regent Rose moved, seconded by Regent Croft, and passed that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the revised University of Alaska Anchorage Mission Statement and revises Regents' Policy 10.01.02 accordingly. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

X. Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education Report

Regent Demeksa reported that the Commission would be meeting next week.

XI. UA Foundation Report

Regent Croft reported that he has talked to the UA Foundation regarding taking over the Regents' Scholarship.

XII. Future Agenda Topics

None.

XIII. Board of Regents' Comments

Regent Malone thanked the chancellors and president for sitting in on committee meetings to help with commitment and clarity; commented that narratives and references are getting better; and spoke of his concern with control levels in the audit area, especially with Internal Audit staff and administration.

Regent Rose stated that she felt this had been a particularly productive meeting, and was pleased with the new program approvals.

Regent Horst commended Regent Rogers for his leadership on the Planning and Development Committee; thanked the board for allowing him to travel from Washington DC to Alaska to attend the board meeting; and asked that the comment that the University of Alaska is the "northernmost cahuna" be reflected in the minutes.

Regent Croft commended Paul Eaglin and Meg King, UA employees who participated in the annual Alaska Bar Association meeting; commented that three regents/former regents are running for legislative office this year: Ogg, Fate, and Hayes; and thanked Jim Lynch for his outstanding service as acting chief finance officer.

Regent Demeksa echoed the comments regarding Jim Lynch; commended the search committee on the selection of Joe Beedle as new chief finance officer; thanked Regent Croft for his leadership on the Audit Committee; and complimented Bob Miller on the UA Scholars insert in Alaska newspapers.

Regent Fate stated that the 2000 commencement exercises were wonderful and added her congratulations to our graduates; thanked all who donated tremendous in-kind services to the University of Alaska; spoke of her pleasure with the progress made on revising the mission statement; and complimented the university administration for their continuous communication.

Regent Rogers reiterated Regent Fate's comments about how the best part of being a regent is attending commencements; thanked Regent Croft for his leadership on the Audit Committee; saluted President Hamilton for all the good news at this meeting; welcomed Joe Beedle and commented that he has served on the UAA, UAF, and UAS advisory committees; said he was impressed with the quickness of global logistics program approval; reported on the positive impact of the UA Scholars Program at Lathrop High School and was happy to report that his son who attends UAF has chosen to stay at UAF.

Regent Burns reported on the Rasmuson event and commented that the award was wonderful and well deserved; thanked Regent Croft for work on the Audit Committee; thanked Regent Rogers for his work on the Planning and Development Committee; and welcomed Joe Beedle to the University of Alaska administration.

President Hamilton reported that Dr. 'Nanne Myers would be leaving the Statewide Administration staff to assist the University of Alaska Fairbanks during its self-study process for accreditation and thanked her for her wonderful service to the University of Alaska and the Systemwide Academic Council.

XIV. Executive Session

Regent Fate moved, seconded by Regent Rogers, and passed that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents goes into executive session at 3:45 p.m. A.D.T in accordance with the provisions of AS 44.62.310 to discuss matters the immediate knowledge of which would have an adverse effect on the finances of the university related to:
· Litigation
· Labor
· Land
· Contract Negotiations
and matters that would affect the reputation or character of a person or persons including:
· Personnel Matters
The session will include members of the Board of Regents, President Hamilton, General Counsel Parrish, and such other university staff members as the president may designate and will last approximately 1 hour. Thus, the open session of the Board of Regents will resume in this room at approximately 4:45 p.m. A.D.T. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

The Board of Regents concluded an executive session at 5:30 p.m. A.D.T. in accordance with AS 44.62.310 discussing matters the immediate knowledge of which would have an adverse effect on the finances of the university; and matters that would affect the reputation or character of a person or persons. The session included members of the Board of Regents, President Hamilton, and other university staff members designated by the president and lasted approximately one hour and forty-five minutes.

XIV.A Approval of Revisions to Corporate Authority and Industrial Security Resolutions

Regent Rogers moved, seconded by Regent Croft, and passed that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves revisions to the list of officers on the Corporate Authority and Industrial Security Resolutions to reflect changes in the Treasurer of the Board of Regents and chief finance officer for the University of Alaska. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

XIV.B Appointment of University of Alaska Comptroller

Regent Rogers moved, seconded by Regent Croft, and passed unanimously that:

PASSED

"Pursuant to Alaska Statute 14.40.300, the Board of Regents appoints Joseph M. Beedle as Comptroller of the University of Alaska. This motion is effective June 8, 2000."

XIVC. Presidential Compensation

Regent Rogers moved, seconded by Regent Demeksa, and passed that:

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a $25,000 merit bonus and a $10,000 increase to the base salary of President Mark Hamilton, all other terms of his contract to remain in effect. This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

XV. Adjourn

Chair Burns adjourned the meeting at 5:40 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2000.

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