Board of Regents

11-09-01summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

November 9, 2001

Fairbanks, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
FULL BOARD ACTIONS

1. Approval of FY2003 Capital Budget Request

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY2003 capital budget request in accordance with the plan as amended. This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

2. Approval of FY2003 Operating Budget Request

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the FY2003 operating budget request in accordance with the plan as amended. This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

3. Approval of Natural Resources Fund Budget

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Natural Resources Fund budget as presented in Reference 5A. This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

4. Approval of FY03 Budget Inclusion of a 1.5 Percent Increase to Nonexempt and Exempt Employee Salary Grid

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves, contingent upon legislative funding, a 1.5 percent increase to the salary grid for nonexempt and exempt employees effective July 1, 2002. This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

5. Approval of Temporary Re-employment for Retirement Incentive Program Participants

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the appointment of Dr. Roberta Morgan and Dr. David Hoffman to temporary positions or project contracts, not to exceed 49 percent of previous base salary as approved by the President. These appointments may not include retirement, health or leave benefits, except social security replacement if required by the IRS. This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

6. Approval of Honorary Degree and Meritorious Service Award Recipients for Spring 2002

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the list of nominees for honorary doctoral degrees and meritorious service awards, as proposed, for commencement exercises in the spring of 2002 and beyond, and authorizes the appropriate chancellors to invite the approved nominees and announce their acceptance. This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

7. Study on Salary Schedule Competitiveness

PASSED

"The Board of Regents directs the administration to examine competitiveness of the University of Alaska salary schedules for non-exempt and exempt university employees who are not members of collective bargaining units and report to the board as soon as practical on the administration's conclusions, including an estimate of the cost to bring University salary schedules to within 10 percent of the median of comparable universities. The board further requests that the administration study the competitiveness of salaries of university employees who are members of collective bargaining units, including relevant workload and productivity comparisons, to aid the administration and board in negotiating successor contracts with collective bargaining unit representatives. This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

8. Approval of Application to Rasmuson Foundation for Noyes Pavilion Support

PASSED

"The Board of Regents is aware of and fully supports the Tier 2 application to the Rasmuson Foundation in the amount of $150,000 for the Noyes Pavilion, University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau, Alaska. This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

9. Approval of Resolution of Congratulations to the Northern International University in Magadan, Russia on its 40th Anniversary

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of congratulations to Northern International University, in celebration of its 40th anniversary. This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

10. Approval of Amendments to President Hamilton's Contract

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves amendments to its contract with President Hamilton as follows:
Reduction of the completion of service bonus from $125,000 over five years to $75,000 over three years;
Contractual notice provision of one academic year, given not later than June of any year, with automatic year-to-year renewal absent such notice;
Increase of salary to 10 percent below the College & University Personnel Association market median for system CEOs, adjusted by 3 percent for Alaska cost of living and 4.5 percent for time delay, $250,000 for the current contract year.
This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

FINANCE, FACILITIES, AND LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE ACTIONS

11. Ratification of Schematic Design for University of Alaska Southeast - Juneau Campus, Egan Classroom Wing Addition - Phase 2

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.04C, the Finance, Facilities, and Land Management Committee approves the schematic design for the UAS Egan Classroom Wing Addition - Phase 2 as presented, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a combined total project cost of $8,000,000 for this Phase 2 and the original Phase 1, and ratifies all actions taken by the administration to date. This motion is effective November 9, 2001."

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