Wednesday, May 7, 2014

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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Waded Cruzado Matt Caires Destini French Bob Lashaway Robert Mokwa Kitty Saylor
Daniel Adams Kari Cargill Brett Gunnink Ilse-Mari Lee Donna Negaard Jerry Sheehan
Kenning Arlitsch Nancy Cornwell Maggie Hammett Terry Leist Renee Reijo Pera Sheila Stearns
Kregg Aytes Dennis Defa Robert Hawks Jim Limbaugh Martha Potvin Leslie Taylor
Jeff Bader Tracy Ellig Bob Hietala Shelly McKamey Nicol Rae Shana Wold
Corky Bush Chris Fastnow Karlene Hoo Helen Melland Lynda Ransdell Susan Wolff
  • Call to Order
    • President Waded Cruzado
    • President Cruzado called the meeting to order
  • Approval of Minutes for April 2, 2014
    • Minutes were approved unanimously. Nancy Cornwell motioned to approve the minutes; Terry leist seconded the motion.
  • University Wide Information/Announcements
    • YEAR of Engaged Leadership Recognition
    • President Cruzado began with a moment of silence in honor of Dewitt Latimer, who passed away one year ago this week. President Cruzado then introduced the new Chief Information Officer, Jerry Sheehan. She continued the introductions by welcoming Sheila Stearns, who is serving as MSU Billings' Interim Chancellor.
    • Shelley McKamey was recognized as an Engaged Leader due to her work with the Mifune Museum in Japan. In addition, Kitty Saylor was recognized due to her tireless efforts on behalf of the MSU Foundation.
  • New Items
    • Revised International Travel Policy
      • Leslie Taylor, Legal Counsel
      • Leslie Taylor explained the comments recieved about this policy. Norm Peterson confirmed that the policy reflects the needs of the Office of International Programs. It will be put back on the agenda in the fall for a vote.
  • Old Items
    • Reporting Suspected Legal, Regulatory or Policy Violations Policy
      • Leslie Taylor, Legal Counsel
      • There were no comments brought forth, thus policy carried unanimously.
    • Metric Change Proposals
      • Chris Fastnow, Director, Office of Planning and Analysis
      • There were no comments brought forth, thus policy carried unanimously.
  • Informational Items
    • Long Range Building Program
      • Bob Lashaway, Associate VP, University Services
      • Bob Lashaway presented MSU's major construction projects.
    • Campus Projects Update
      • Bob Lashaway, Associate VP, University Services
      • Bob Lashaway thoroughly explained projects taking place in Auxiliary Services and Parking, as well as area transportation and city projects.
    • MSU's Emergency Operations Coordination Update & Introduction of Tara Moore
      • Bob Lashaway, Associate VP, University Services
      • Tara Moore, MSU's new Emergency Operations Coordinator, introduced herself, as well as provided the Council with information about the Operations plan, which will be posted in July.
  • YEAR of Engaged Leadership Presentation
    • MSU Global Engagement in Japan
      • Pat Leiggi, Director of Exhibits, Museum of the Rockies
      • Janelle Rasmussen, Director of Training & Special Programs, Office of International Programs
      • Pat Leiggi and Janelle Rasmussen presented a PowerPoint presentation about MSU's engagement in Japan.
  • Updates
    • Each member of the Council provided a brief update about their department.
  • Public Comment
    • No public comment was offered.