Board of Regents

06-08-01summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

June 7-8, 2001

Fairbanks, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
1. Election of Board of Regents' Secretary

PASSED

"The Board of Regents elects Frances H. Rose to serve as Secretary, Board of Regents. This motion is effective June 7, 2001."

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

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves revisions to the list of members and officers of the Board of Regents on the Corporate Authority and Industrial Security Resolutions to reflect changes in the membership of the Board of Regents due to new appointments, and the election of a new Secretary of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective June 7, 2001."

3. Approval of Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education Degree Programs at the University of Alaska Anchorage, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and University of Alaska Southeast, and Approval of a Bachelor of Liberal Studies Degree Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education degree programs at the University of Alaska Anchorage, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and University of Alaska Southeast; and approve of a Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree program at the University of Alaska Anchorage. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

4. Approval of Degree Programs at the University of Alaska

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the following degree programs and revisions:

1. Certificate in Logistics at UAA
2. Certificate in Practical Nursing at UAA
3. Certificate in Tribal Management at UAF
4. Certificate in Emergency Medical Services at UAF
5. Certificate in Dental Assistant at UAF
6. Certificate in Outdoor Leadership at UAS
7. Major Revision to Certificate in Computer and Network Technology at UAA
8. Major Revision to Certificate in Telecommunications and Electronic Systems at UAA
9. Major Revision to the Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunications, Electronics, and Computer Technology at UAA
10. Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology, Kenai Peninsula College at UAA
11. Associate of Applied Science in Tribal Management at UAF
12. Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services at UAF
13. Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assistant at UAF
14. Associate of Applied Science in Process Technology at UAF
15. Integrated Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Computer Science at UAF
16. Master of Science in Statistics at UAF
17. Master of Arts in Administration of Justice at UAF.

This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

5. Authorization to Sell Approximately 2.5 Acres in Seward, Alaska

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the sale of the K.M. Rae Building, including approximately 2.5 acres, or portion thereof, as determined by the president to be in the best interest of the university, and authorizes the university president or designee to execute any or all documents required to close the sale. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

6. Authorization to Accept Old Fairbanks Courthouse and Fairbanks Parking Structure From the State of Alaska

PASSED AS AMENDED (SUBSTITUTE MOTION)

"The Board of Regents directs the administration to continue to investigate the costs and timetables associated with the expansion of Tanana Valley Campus programs and pursue leasing or acquiring the Old Fairbanks Courthouse and Parking Facility, subject to review and approval of the terms of the lease or acquisition and renovation costs by the Board of Regents. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

7. Acquisition of Lot A-A USS 2391, UAS Auke Lake Campus

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes and directs the director of the Office of Land Management to sign any and all documents necessary to negotiate and acquire ownership of all or a portion of the property and improvements located on Lot A-A, USS 2391, Juneau, Alaska for fair market value. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

8. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Policy 05.11.05 - Real Property Agreements and Regents' Policy 05.12 - Facilities

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the modifications to Regents' Policies 05.11.05 and 05.12, as presented in Reference 9, and as may be amended by the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee, and authorizes the vice president for finance to adjust previously approved project cost authorizations consistent with this revision to Regents' Policy. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

9. Acceptance of the FY02 Capital Budget Appropriations and Approval of the Capital Budget Appropriation Distribution Plan

PASSED

"The Board of Regents accepts the FY02 capital budget appropriation as presented. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY02 Capital Budget Appropriation Distribution Plan as presented. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

10. Acceptance of the FY02 Operating Budget Appropriations and Approval of the Distribution Plan for the FY02 Operating Budget

PASSED

"The Board of Regents accepts the FY02 operating budget appropriation as presented. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY02 Operating Budget Distribution Plan as presented. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

11. Approval of Temporary Re-employment for FY99 Retirement Incentive Program Participant

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the appointment of Amelia Houtchens (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 June 7, 2001."

12. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Policy 04.05 - Salary Administration

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the revisions to Regents' Policy 04.05 - Salary Administration, as presented. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

13. Approval of 1.5 Percent Non-exempt and Exempt Employee Salary Grid Adjustment

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves, effective July 1, 2001, a 1.5 percent increase to the salary grid for non-exempt and exempt staff provided in University Regulation, as recommended by the President. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

14. Approval of Regents' Policy 05.10 - Tuition and Student Fees

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves revised Regents' Policy 05.10 - Tuition and Student Fees, as presented in Reference 16. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

15. Approval of FY02 Student Government Budget Request

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the student government fees and budgets as presented in Reference 18, and authorizes the vice president for finance to modify and approve fees and budgets for those student governments not included in Reference 18 and to approve requests for increased expenditure authority for all student government organizations. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

16. Approval of Revisions to Regents' Policy 05.07.01 - Land-Grant Endowment

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the proposed changes to Regents' Policy 05.07.01 - Land-Grant Endowment, as presented in Reference 19, and authorizes the vice president for finance to implement the change in the spending rate formula in a manner which minimizes any adverse effects that may be associated with the transition. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

17. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Bruce Gifford

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Bruce Gifford. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

18. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Ron Keyes

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Ron Keyes. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

19. Approval of Facility Name at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the naming of the Large Animal Research Station at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the Robert G. White Large Animal Research Station. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

20. Approval of "Engaged University" Goal

PASSED

"The Board of Regents adopts the goal that the University of Alaska become an "engaged university" and receive annually a report from each of the three MAUs on progress made on this goal; and that the Full Board will determine the format and timing for the annual reporting. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

21. Approval of Goal Regarding Distributed Education

PASSED

"The Board of Regents sets as a goal that the University of Alaska increase the number and quality of courses and programs being offered by distributed education. This motion is effective June 8, 2001."

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