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SBHE February 22, 2018

North Dakota Board of Higher Education
Meeting Notice and Agenda

February 22, 2018

The State Board of Higher Education will meet on Thursday, February 22, 2018, 9:00 a.m. CT., at Bismarck State College, National Energy Center of Excellence, Bavendick room, 1200 Schafer Street, Bismarck, ND 58501. The live video stream can be viewed at:

Call to Order
# Action Items

# Board Business
1. Agenda
2. Meeting Minutes:
January 25, 2018
Amend Minutes Previously Adopted - November 30, 2017

Board Reports and Discussion
3. Commerce Department - Jay Schuler Technology Transfer
4. UND Steam Plant - Mike Pieper

Executive Session
5. Executive Session for Update on Labor Complaint
Move to enter executive session to (1) discuss Dr. Lisa Feldner's complaints with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as well as the North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights and (2) limit the executive session to voting Board members, nonvoting advisors, the executive assistant to the Board, and Board legal counsel.

The legal authority for closing this portion on the meeting is North Dakota Century Code section 44-04-19.1(2).

# Board Business (continued)
6. September SBHE Meeting Logistics (VCSU Presidential Search)

# Board Policy
7. 1st Reading, Waive 2nd, Policy 402.1.2 - Student Placement into College Courses - Lisa Johnson
8. 1st Reading, Waive 2nd, Policy 917 - Smoke-free facilities - Lisa Johnson
9. 1st Reading, Policy 803.1 - Purchasing - Tammy Dolan
10. 1st Reading, Policy 803.2 - Emergency Purchasing - Tammy Dolan
11. 2nd Reading, Policy 607.5 - Faculty Leave - Karol Riedman
12. 2nd Reading, Policy 916.1 - Possession of a Firearm or Dangerous Weapon in a Campus Residence - Nick Vaughn

Chancellor Report
13. Emerging Technology Working Group - Chancellor Hagerott
14. NDUS Foundation - Kevin Melicher
15. MaSU Presidential Search - Casey Ryan
16. NDUS Planning Process for Presidential Evaluations - Ryan Jockers
17. Envision 2030 - Phil Wisecup
18. SB2003 Study - Phil Wisecup
19. BlackBoard - Darin King

# SBHE Academic and Student Affairs Committee Consent - Mike Ness
New Program(s) - Stage II
20. DCB - Undergraduate Certificate and A.A.S. in Human Resource Management, CIP Code 52.1001, via on-campus and distance delivery.
21. MiSU - Minor and B.S. in Entrepreneurship, CIP Code 52.0799, via on-campus and distance delivery.

SBHE Academic and Student Affairs Committee Report
22. UND Distance Learning - Dr. Jeff Holm
23. Student Affairs Report - Katie Fitzsimmons

# SBHE Budget and Finance Committee Consent - Nick Hacker
24. Ratify Chancellors interim authorization for NDSU to: (1) retain the law firm of Stinson Leonard Street LLP to defend the lawsuit initiated by Roers Construction, Inc. ("Roers") relating to the A. Glenn Hill Building and initiate all related claims that are legally advisable; and (2) establish a deficiency fund to pay the costs of the litigation in the expectation that NDSU will seek reimbursement of such costs through a deficiency appropriation in a future legislative session.
25. NDSU to proceed with a fundraising campaign through the through the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association in an amount not to exceed $1.5 million. The 65th Legislative Assembly approved $1.5 million from other funds for this project.
26. UND/SoMHS transfer of $5,963,188 from the operations line of SoMHS to the operations line of UND, as provided in 2017 Senate Bill 2003 (Section 22), for the 2017-19 biennium.
27. UND to raze two buildings: Robertson/Sayre Hall and Corwin/Larimore Hall (each with an insurable value over $250,000).
28. LRSC is requesting an increase in mandatory fees, totaling $6.00 per credit hour, or an annual increase of $180.00 for an average student taking 15 credit hours per semester.
29. VCSU to proceed with repairs to the Lokken Field outdoor track field at an estimated cost of $1.2 Million to be funded by donations; and to solicit approval from the interim Budget Section during its March 2018 meeting.
30. MiSU to proceed with maintenance and renovation of seating at the MSU Dome. The project will cost an estimated $2.2 million and will be funded through external, privately-raised dollars. Further authorize Minot State University to solicit approval from the legislative interim Budget Section during its March 2018 meeting.

SBHE Governance Report - Kathleen Neset
31. Chancellor Evaluation Process
32. Committee Charters/Policies

SBHE Audit Committee Report - Greg Stemen
33. Audit Report

Other Reports:
34. NDSA - Kaleb Dschaak
35. CCF - Debora Dragseth
36. Staff Senate - Retha Mattern

Public Comment

Assessment of Meeting and Future Agenda Items

Future Board Meeting: March 28, 2018 MaSU Presidential Search

Contact Kristie Hetzler (701) 328-2966 or prior to the scheduled meeting date if auxiliary aids or services are needed.

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