Board of Regents

03-09-01summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

March 8-9, 2001

Juneau, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS


1.   Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Regent Joshua B. Horst

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Regent Joshua B. Horst. This motion is effective March 8, 2001."

2.   Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Dr. Daniel M. Johnson

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Dr. Daniel M. Johnson. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

3.   Approval of Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Health Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a Bachelor of Science degree program in Health Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage, with the stipulation that the new program be reviewed by the Board of Regents in five years for continuation. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

4.   Approval of Master's Degree Program in Cross-Cultural Studies and Deletion of Education Specialist Degree Program in Cross Cultural Studies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves a Master's degree program in Cross-Cultural Studies and the deletion of the Education Specialist (Ed.S) degree program in Cross-Cultural Studies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, with the stipulation that the new program be reviewed by the Board of Regents in five years for continuation. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

5.   Approval of Abrogation and Release of Restrictions Agreement, Bender Mountain

PASSED

"The Board of Regents:
1. approves the resolution set forth in Reference 2;
2. authorizes the payment of $8,000 and any miscellaneous expenses the administration may deem appropriate; and
3. authorizes the director of the Statewide Office of Land Management to execute an 'Abrogation and Release of Restrictions' in substantially the same form as shown in Reference 2, thus abrogating the certain educational use deed restrictions to the Bender Mountain property, legally described as the SW4SW4NW4SW4 of Section 16, Township 1 North, Range 1 West, Fairbanks Meridian.
This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

6.   Approval of Land Acquisition Plan for University of Alaska Fairbanks, Poker Flat Research Range

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Poker Flat Land Acquisition Plan (Reference 3), and authorizes the administration to proceed with the acquisition of parcels identified for acquisition as the identified parcels become available for acquisition and funding is available. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

7.   Approval of FY03 Operating Budget Request Guidelines

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY2003 Operating Budget Request Guidelines as presented. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

8.   Approval of FY03 Capital Budget Request Guidelines

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the guidelines for the FY03 Capital Budget Request as presented. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

9.   Approval of the 2001 Land Management Development Plan

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Land Management 2001 Development Plan as presented and directs the administration to continue its development efforts and carry out the plan to the extent practicable in accordance with the Regents' Policy and guidelines set forth above. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

10.   Approval of 1.5 Percent Increase to the Non-Union Staff Salary Schedule

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves, contingent upon legislative funding, a 1.5 percent increase to the non-union staff salary schedule, effective July 1, 2001. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

11.   Status Report on the "University of Alaska College Savings Program," Approval of the Declaration of Trust for University of Alaska Savings Trust, Authorizing Chair Michael Burns to Execute Declaration of Trust for University of Alaska Savings Trust, and Adoption of Related Regents' Policy

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents:

1. approves the form and content of the Declaration of Trust for the University of Alaska Savings Trust in substantially the form presented;
2. authorizes Treasurer Brian D. Rogers to approve final details and attachments of the Declaration of Trust for University of Alaska Savings Trust and execute same and related documents on behalf of the University of Alaska; and
3. approves revised and retitled Regents' Policy 05.07.04 regarding the university's Postsecondary Education Savings Program.

This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

12.   Approval of Revised Policy 10.01.04 - University of Alaska Southeast Mission Statement

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves revised Regents' Policy 10.01.04 - University of Alaska Southeast Mission Statement. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

13.   Approval of Spending Plan for Natural Resources Project Proposals

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the distribution plan for the Natural Resources Fund awards for projects and activities related to natural resources as presented in Table 2 of Reference 11. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

14.   Approval of Revised Policy 05.10 - Tuition and Student Fees

POSTPONED UNTIL JUNE 2001 MEETING

"The Board of Regents approves revised Regents' Policy 05.10 - Tuition and Student Fees. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

15.   Approval of 2002 Meeting Schedule

Proposed 2002

Annual Meeting/Board of Regents' Retreat - January 19-20, 2002 - Girdwood
Regular Meeting - March 6-8, 2002 - Juneau
Regular Meeting - June 6-7, 2002 - Fairbanks
Regular Meeting - September 12-13, 2002 - Anchorage
Meeting re Budget - November 8, 2002 - Anchorage
Regular Meeting - December 5-6, 2002 - Fairbanks

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the meeting schedule for 2002 as presented. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

16.   Acceptance of Bargaining Unit Contract between the University of Alaska and the Alaska Higher Education Crafts and Trades Employees, Local 6070

PASSED

"The Board of Regents accepts the bargaining unit contract between the University of Alaska and the Alaska Higher Education Crafts and Trades Employees, Local 6070 for the term of January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2003 as presented. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

17.   Inclusion of Letter from Regent Ogg in the Official Minutes of March 7-9, 2001

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves that Regent R. Danforth Ogg's letter to the Board of Regents entitled 'Emanations' be included in the official minutes of the March 7-9, 2001 meeting of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective March 9, 2001."

ACTIONS APPROVED BY COMMITTEES


1.   Approval of Schematic Design for UAF Power Plant Code Corrections Phase I Project

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.02.C, the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee approves the schematic design for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Power Plant Code Corrections Phase I Project as presented, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $1,500,000. This motion is effective March 8, 2001."

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