Board of Regents

11-17-00summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

November 16-17, 2000

Fairbanks, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

1. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Regent Mary Jane Fate

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Regent Mary Jane Fate. This motion is effective November 16, 2000."

2. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Regent R. Danforth "Dan" Ogg

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Regent R. Danforth "Dan" Ogg. This motion is effective November 16, 2000."

3. Approval of FY02 Operating Budget Request

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY2002 operating budget request in accordance with the plan as presented and as amended. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

4. Approval of FY02 Capital Budget Request

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY2002 capital budget request in accordance with the plan as presented and as amended. The Board of Regents prioritizes the New Facility Funding priorities as:
1. Community Campus Improvements at Bristol Bay, Sitka, and Ketchikan
2. Egan Library Classroom
3. UA Museum
This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

5. Approval of the UAS Allocation of FY01 Capital Appropriation for Facility Renewal, and Approval of Related UAS Capital Projects

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the allocation of the $1.388 million FY01 Capital Appropriation, the UAS Capital Facility Investment Plan, and the individual construction projects as presented. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

6. Approval of the UAA Allocation of FY01 Capital Appropriation for Facility Renewal, and Approval of Related UAA Capital Projects

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the allocation of the $2.2 million FY01 Capital Appropriation, the UAA Capital Facility Investment Plan, and the individual construction projects as presented. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

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

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the appointment of Katherine L. Seim (UAF) to a temporary position or project contract, not to exceed 49 percent of her previous base salary. This appointment may not include retirement, health or leave benefits, except social security replacement if required by the IRS. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

8. Approval of External Audit Contract

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a 2-year extension of the current audit contract with KPMG. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

9. Approval of Tuition Rate Adjustments for the Academic Year 2002

Lower Division:
PWSCC: $ 68
Kodiak: $69
All Other: $79
Upper Division: $90
Graduate: $178
Nonresident Surcharge: $169

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the inflation-adjusted tuition rates for the tuition year TY2002 as presented to be effective for the fall 2001 semester, and directs the administration to review the interrelationship between student aid and tuition and fees and investigate ways that education may be made more affordable. As an interim measure, the Board of Regents approves a modification to Regents' Policy 05.10.01.H.2 to increase allowable tuition waivers from 3 percent to 4 percent. The administration is directed to present, by June 2001, a plan to increase the grants and scholarship portion of financial aid. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

10. Approval of University of Alaska Value Statements

The University of Alaska values:

U nity in promoting communication and collaboration.
A ccountability to our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the diverse peoples of Alaska.

L eadership for Alaska's people and institutions.
E xcellence in our programs and services.
A ccessibility for all Alaskans.
D edication to serving community needs.
S tewardship of our resources.

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the value statements for the University of Alaska. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

11. Budget Approval for Natural Resources Fund Spending Allowance Distribution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Natural Resources Fund budget as presented in Reference 8A. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

12. Approval of Naming of Thompson Drive

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the naming of the Loftus Road Extension on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, 'Thompson Drive', honoring Morris, Thelma and Sheryl Thompson. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

13. Approval of Naming of Carol Brown Ballroom

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the renaming of the Wood Center Ballroom on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, the 'Carol Brown Ballroom', honoring Carol Brown, Wood Center employee for 25 years. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

14. Approval of Naming of Whitaker Building

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the naming of the fire department building on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, the 'Whitaker Building', honoring Willard C. 'Buck' Whitaker, first professional UAF fire chief from 1967 to 1978. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

15. Approval of Board of Regents' Bylaw Revisions

a. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Bylaw regarding Annual Board Meeting

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the amendment to Regents Bylaw contained in Regents' Policy 01.01.01, Article V., Section 2. regarding the Annual Meeting of the Board, and renames that section accordingly. This motion is effective June 1, 2001."

b. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Bylaw regarding Planning and Development Committee

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the amendment to Regents Bylaw contained in Regents' Policy 01.01.01, Article IV, Section 2.F regarding the Planning and Development Committee. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

c. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Bylaw regarding Human Resources Committee

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the amendment to Regents Bylaw contained in Regents' Policy 01.01.01, Article IV, Section 2.D regarding the Human Resources Committee. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

16. Approval of Revision to Industrial Security Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Industrial Security Resolution, and authorizes the Chair and Secretary of the Board of Regents to sign the resolution. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."

17. Approval of Telephone Ratification for UAF Facility Naming Opportunity

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the chair to conduct a telephone ratification of the UAF Facility Naming Opportunity. This motion is effective November 17, 2000."


ACTIONS APPROVED BY COMMITTEE

18. Approval of Schematic Design for UAF Rasmuson Library Renewal Project

PASSED

"The Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee, as required by Regents' Policy 05.12.04.C, approves the schematic design for the UAF Rasmuson Library Renewal Project as presented, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $18,630,000. This motion is effective November 16, 2000."

19. Approval of Schematic Design for UAF Brooks Building Renewal Project

PASSED

"The Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee, as required by Regents' Policy 05.12.04.C, approves the schematic design for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Brooks Building Renewal Project as presented, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $5,650,000. This motion is effective November 16, 2000."

20. Approval of Schematic Design for UAF Physical Plant Renewal Phase I Project

PASSED

"The Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee, as required by Regents' Policy 05.12.04.C, approves the schematic design for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Physical Plant Phase I Project as presented, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $3,750,000. This motion is effective November 16, 2000."

21. Approval of Schematic Design for UAA Library Addition and Renovation Project

A substitute motion was presented by the administration and approved by the committee.

PASSED

"The Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee authorizes the administration to continue the design for the University of Alaska Anchorage Library Addition and Renovation Project at a total project cost of $34,712,000 and to expend up to $1.6 million for that continuing design process. This motion is effective November 16, 2000."

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