Board of Regents

03-08-02summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

March 6-8, 2002

Juneau, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

FULL BOARD ACTIONS


1. Approval of Academic Degree Programs

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the following academic degree programs at the University of Alaska Anchorage:

1. Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
2. Certificate in Massage Therapy
3. Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology
4. Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Certificate in Applied Ethics

This motion is effective March 8, 2002."

2. Approval of the 2002 Land Management Development Plan

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Land Management 2002 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 Regents' Policy and guidelines set forth above. This motion is effective March 8, 2002."

3. Project and Schematic Design Approval - UAA Ecosystem/Biomedical Health Facility Project

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the project and schematic design for the University of Alaska Anchorage Ecosystem/Biomedical Health Facility project as presented and authorizes the administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $4.85 million, subject to the availability of funding as may be approved or authorized in accordance with procedures established by the Finance and Audit Committee. This motion is effective March 8, 2002."

4. Approval of Acquisition of University Center Mall Property in Anchorage, Alaska

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the purchase of approximately 90,000 square feet of the University Mall Center and adjacent property in Anchorage, Alaska, subject to legislative appropriation for acquisition and essential improvements, approval of the purchase agreement by General Counsel and the Vice President for Finance, and approval of the UAA project agreement and detailed cost breakdown by the Facilities and Land Management Committee. This motion is effective March 8, 2002."


5. Approval of Increased Spending Authority for the University of Alaska Fairbanks SFOS Facility at Lena Point

PASSED

"The Board of Regents:

(1) authorizes an increase in project budget authority from $1.7 million to $2.5 million;
(2) authorizes the administration to modify its FY02 capital request to provide for NGF appropriation authority through a supplemental budget request of $800,000 additional for this phase of the project; and
(3) authorizes expenditure of unrestricted funds not to exceed $2.5 million from inception to date to meet current commitments for planning and construction in anticipation of legislative receipt authority or utilization of existing small capital project authority.

This motion effective March 8, 2002."

6. Approval of Revisions to Corporate Authority Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Corporate Authority Resolution, as may be revised to reflect any change in names or titles of officers resulting from the annual election of officers, and authorizes the Chair and Secretary of the Board of Regents to sign the resolution. This motion is effective March 8, 2002."

7. Approval of Revisions to Industrial Security Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Industrial Security Resolution, as revised to reflect the change in titles of various regents resulting from the annual election of officers, and authorizes the Chair and Secretary of the Board of Regents to sign the resolution. This motion is effective March 8, 2002."

8. Approval of Honorary Degree for Spring 2002

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the nominee for an honorary doctoral degree at the University of Alaska Fairbanks as proposed, for commencement exercises in the spring of 2002 and beyond, and authorizes Chancellor Lind to invite the approved nominee and announce the nominee's acceptance. This motion is effective March 8, 2002."

9. Approval of Board of Regents Meeting Schedule for 2003 and Revision to Meeting Schedule for 2002

2002
Regular Meeting / *June 11 - PM only; June 12, June 13 - AM only / Fairbanks
Regular Meeting / September 12-13, 2002 / Anchorage
Meeting re Budget / *November 12, 2002 / Anchorage
Regular Meeting / December 5-6, 2002 / Fairbanks

*indicates revision

2003
Board of Regents' Retreat / January 17-19, 2003 / Girdwood
Regular Meeting / February 19-21, 2003 / Juneau
Regular Meeting / April 17-18, 2003 / Kenai
Regular Meeting / June 5-6, 2003 / Fairbanks
Regular Meeting / September 11-12, 2003 / Anchorage
Meeting re Budget / November 7, 2003 / Fairbanks
Annual Meeting / December 4-5, 2003 / Anchorage

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents approves the revision to the 2002 meeting schedule and approves the 2003 meeting schedule as presented. This motion is effective March 8, 2002."

COMMITTEE ACTIONS - FEBRUARY 13, 2002


10. Approval of Project Scoping and Development of Design-Build RFP for the UAF West Ridge Research Facility

PASSED AS AMENDED:

"The Finance & Audit and Facilities & Land Management Committees recommend that the Board of Regents authorize the expenditure of transferred bond proceeds not to exceed $160,000 to initiate project scoping and development of a design build RFP for the UAF West Ridge Research Building Shell Project. This motion is effective February 13, 2002."

11. Approval of Projects and Expenditure of Funds for Improving Science Facilities and Projects at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

PASSED

"The Finance & Audit and Facilities & Land Management Committees approve, subject to the availability of funds as determined by Vice President Beedle, the UAF Arctic Health Research Building Sprinklers Phase I Project at a total project cost of $1.5 million, and the UAF Revitalization of the Old MIRL Lab Project at a total project cost of $815,000 as presented, and recommends that the Board of Regents approve as presented the expenditure plan for Series I Bond Proceeds and related third-party reimbursements. This motion is effective February 13, 2002."

12. Approval of Schematic Design for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Classroom Addition

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.04 C., the Finance & Audit and Facilities & Land Management Committees approve the schematic design for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Campus Addition as presented, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $1,850,000, and should the administration identify additional funding, the Finance & Audit and Facilities & Land Management Committees recommend that the Board of Regents approve the schematic design for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Campus Addition as presented, and authorize the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed available funding. This motion is effective February 13, 2002."

COMMITTEE ACTIONS - MARCH 7, 2002

13. Approval of Project and Schematic Design for the UAS Ketchikan Hamilton/Robertson Technical Education Center Remodel Project

PASSED

"In accordance with Regents' Policy 05.12.04.A, the Facilities and Land Management Committee approves the Project and Schematic Design for the UAS Ketchikan Hamilton/Robertson Technical Education Center Remodel Project as presented, authorizing the administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $1.705 million. This motion is effective March 7, 2002."

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