Board of Regents

12-05-02summary

Board of Regents

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Annual Meeting of the

University of Alaska Board of Regents

December 5-6, 2002

Fairbanks, Alaska

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

Full Board Actions

1. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Regent Chancy Croft

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Regent Chancy Croft. This motion is effective December 5, 2002."

2. Approval of Resolution of Appreciation for Regent Joe Thomas

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the resolution of appreciation for Regent Joe Thomas. This motion is effective December 5, 2002."

3. Approval of Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics Degree Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics degree program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

4. Approval of Women's Swimming & Diving as a New Intercollegiate Sport at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Approval of Revision to Regents' Policy 09.09.02

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves Women's Swimming & Diving as a new intercollegiate sport at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and revises Regents' Policy 09.09.02 accordingly. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

5. Approval of Women's Indoor/Outdoor Track and Field as a New Intercollegiate Sport at the University of Alaska Anchorage and Approval of Revision to Regents' Policy 09.09.02

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves Women's Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field as a new intercollegiate sport at the University of Alaska Anchorage and revises Regents' Policy 09.09.02 accordingly. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

6. Approval of Change in NCAA Level of Competition for Women's Gymnastics at the University of Alaska Anchorage

PASSED
"The Board of Regents approves the change in NCAA level of competition for Women's Gymnastics at the University of Alaska Anchorage from Division II to Division I. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

7. Acquisition of Land Adjacent to the Kenai Peninsula College Kachemak Bay Branch

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes the director of Land Management to sign any documents necessary to purchase the Shoultz Parcel for $485,000 for purposes of expanding Kachemak Bay Branch of Kenai Peninsula College facilities and providing for adequate parking. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

8. Approval of Revision to Policy 05.07.04, University of Alaska Postsecondary Education Savings Program

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the revision to Regents' Policy 05.07.04 substituting the name Education Trust of Alaska for the name Alaska College Savings Trust as presented in Reference 13. This substitution of names is intended to be retroactive to January 1, 2002, the effective date of the Declaration of Trust for the Education Trust of Alaska. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

9. Approval of Revisions to Student Employee Pay Grid

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves revisions to the Student Employee Pay Grid, effective January 1, 2003. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

10. Approval of Revisions to Industrial Security Resolution

PASSED

"The Board of Regents approves the Industrial Security Resolution, as revised to reflect the change in membership of the Board of Regents, and authorizes the Chair and Secretary of the Board of Regents to sign the resolution. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

11. Election of Board of Regents' Officers

PASSED

"The Board of Regents elects Brian D. Rogers as chair of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents elects Elsa Froehlich Demeksa as vice chair of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents elects Frances H. Rose as secretary of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents elects Joseph E. Usibelli, Jr. as treasurer of the Board of Regents. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

12. Rasmuson Chair in Economics Waiver

PASSED

The Board of Regents waives the 1-year minimum requirement for the appointment of a chair to the Rasmuson Chair in Economics on a one-time basis. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

13. Approval of the Addition of Portions of the University Center at Anchorage, Alaska to UAA's Land Acquisition Plan, Authorization for the Purchase of a Portion of the University Center, Authority to Utilize the Natural Resource Fund as Security for that Acquisition, and Authorization to Enter Into Interim Financing Agreement

PASSED AS AMENDED

"The Board of Regents adds the approximately 36,000 square feet of the University Center at Anchorage, Alaska to the UAA Campus Land Acquisition Plan, this space to be used primarily for the Community and Technical College; authorizes the administration to acquire the approximately 36,000 square feet of the University Center at Anchorage, Alaska; and authorizes President Hamilton or his designee to sign all documents necessary to complete the transaction, including, but not limited to, debt instruments with periodic monthly payments and/or a balloon payment due July 15, 2004. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

PASSED

"The Board of Regents authorizes President Hamilton or his designee to arrange for a Letter of Credit in an amount approved by President Hamilton, and sign all documents necessary to complete the financing enhancement in support of the acquisition of approximately 36,000 square feet of the University Center at Anchorage, Alaska, including the pledge to the bank of the university's full faith and credit including the unrestricted assets of the Land Grant Trust Fund, i.e., the Inflation Proofing Fund, up to the amount of the purchase price, plus credit enhancement fees and interest, if any. This motion is effective December 6, 2002."

14. Postponement of Board of Regents' 2003 Retreat

PASSED

"The Board of Regents postpones its annual retreat for 2003 to the call of the chair on a date in March 2003."

Committee Actions

15. Project Approval and Approval of Schematic Design for UAF's Tanana Valley Campus Space Relocation

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.04A.2, the Facilities and Land Management Committee approves the UAF Tanana Valley Campus Space Renovation Project and Schematic Design as presented, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $2.0 million. This motion is effective December 5, 2002."

16. Approval of Budgetary Increase to the Schematic Design for UAF's West Ridge Utilidor Extension (BiCS Utilities)

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.04C, the Facilities and Land Management Committee approves a budgetary increase to the schematic design for the University of Alaska Fairbanks West Ridge Utilidor Extension (BiCS Utilities) as presented, and authorizes the university administration to bid and award contracts not to exceed a total project cost of $7,500,000. This motion is effective December 5, 2002."

17. Approval of Revised Schematic Design for UAF's Bristol Bay Campus Addition

PASSED

"As required by Regents' Policy 05.12.04C, the Facilities and Land Management Committee approves 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 $2,554,000. This motion is effective December 5, 2002."

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