Board of Regents

06-09-00summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

June 8-9, 2000

Anchorage, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

1. Election of Board of Regents' Officers

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."

2. Approval of a Center for Community-based Service, Learning, and Research for the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves formation of 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."

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

PASSED

"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."

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

PASSED

"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."

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

PASSED

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

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

PASSED

"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."

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

PASSED

"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."

8. 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

PASSED

"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."

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

PASSED

"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."

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

PASSED

"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."

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

PASSED

"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."

12. Acceptance of the FY2001 Capital and Supplemental Appropriations

PASSED

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

13. Modification of Regents' Policy to Address Capital Planning Needs of the University

PASSED

"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 authorizes 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."

14. Modification of Regents' Policy to Address Approval of Capital Projects

PASSED AS AMENDED

"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."

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

PASSED

"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."

16. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Policy 04.09 - Nondisciplinary Terminations and Financial Exigency

PASSED

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

17. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Policy 04.03 - Recruitment and Staffing

PASSED 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 constitutent participation, for applicant screening and candidate selection and notification.'

This motion is effective June 9, 2000."

18. Recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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."

19. Approval of Motion to Table Consideration of Tuition Rate Adjustments

PASSED 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."

20. Approval of FY2001 Student Government Budgets

PASSED 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."

21. Approval of the Distribution Plan for the FY2001 Operating Budget

PASSED

"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."

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

"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."

PASSED

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

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

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.

PASSED

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

24. Approval of Revised University of Alaska Anchorage Mission Statement

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.

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."

25. Approval of Revisions to Corporate Authority and Industrial Security Resolutions

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."

26. Presidential Compensation

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."

27. Appointment of University of Alaska Comptroller

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."

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