November 13, 1998 Minutes

Board of Regents


University of Alaska Board of Regents

Full Board Retreat

November 13, 1998

Girdwood, Alaska


Regents Present:
Michael J. Burns, President
Elsa Froehlich Demeksa, Vice President
Annette M. Nelson-Wright, Secretary
Chancy Croft, Treasurer
Mary Jane Fate
Sharon D. Gagnon
Joseph R. Henri
Michael P. Kelly
R. Danforth Ogg

Mark R. Hamilton, Executive Officer and President of the University of Alaska

Regents Absent:
Joe J. Thomas
Lew M. Williams, Jr.

In Attendance:
Wendy Redman, Vice President for University Relations
Jim Johnsen, Chief of Staff
Jeannie D. Phillips, Board of Regents' Officer

I. Call to Order

President Burns called the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m.

II. Adoption of Agenda

Regent Henri moved, seconded by Regent Nelson-Wright, and passed unanimously that:


"The Board of Regents adopts the agenda as presented.

I. Call to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Work Session

IV. Adjourn

This motion is effective November 13, 1998."

III. Work Session

Board members and President Hamilton discussed the following:

~ Operating and Capital Budget Requests

~ University of Alaska Scholars Program

~ Research Agenda

~ Recruitment Plan

~ Distance Education

~ Alaska Quality Education Initiative

~ Relationships between Board of Regents and President, Board of Regents and Staff; Board President and Board Members; and President and Chancellors

No action was taken at this meeting.

IV. Adjourn

President Burns adjourned the meeting at 5:30 p.m.