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1 April 25, 2012 LOUISIANA BOARD OF REGENTS 1

2 2 Academic & Student Affairs Finance Legislative Facilities & Property Planning, Research & Performance Sponsored Programs COMMITTEE MEETINGS

3 Charlotte Bollinger, Chair Harold Stokes, Vice Chair Scott Ballard Maurice Durbin John Mineo IV Albert Sam Joe Wiley Representatives from Management Boards ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITEE K AREN D ENBY J EANNINE K AHN 3

4 A GENDA I TEM III. 4 Reauthorization of Previously Approved Research Units Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences University of New Orleans International Lincoln Center for American Studies LSU at Shreveport Cecil J. Picard Center for Child Development University of Louisiana at Lafayette

5 R ECOMMENDATION 5 Senior Staff recommends that the Committee grant full approval for the following for a period of five years, effective immediately : Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences at UNO; International Lincoln Center for American Studies at LSU Shreveport; and Cecil J. Picard Center for Child Development at UL Lafayette.

6 A GENDA I TEM IV. 6 Letters of Intent B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science LSU at Alexandria B.S in Interdisciplinary Studies Southern University and A&M College M.S. in Systems Technology University of Louisiana at Lafayette M.S. in Accounting University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ed.D. in Learning and Leadership LSU at Shreveport

7 R ECOMMENDATION 7 Senior Staff recommends that the Committee grant approval of the following Letters of Intent: B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science at LSU A; B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies at SU and A&M; M.S. in Systems Technology at ULL; M.S. in Accounting at ULL; and Ed.D. in Learning and Leadership at LSU S.

8 A GENDA I TEM V. 8 Proposed New Academic Programs B.A. in Music University of Louisiana at Lafayette Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation University of Louisiana at Lafayette

9 R ECOMMENDATION 9 Senior Staff recommends that the Committee grant Conditional approval of the B.A. in Music (CIP Code ) at UL Lafayette, with an update on program implementation (to include relevant enrollment and completer/ progression data) due by June 1, 2013; Approval of the Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation (CIP Code ), at UL Lafayette.

10 A GENDA I TEM VI. 10 Consent Agenda A.Proposed Administrative/Curricular Revision: Request from Southern University (BR) for a Joint (concurrent) JD/MBA B.Staff Approval of Routine Academic Requests C.Progress Reports for Conditionally Approved Academic Programs/Research Units D.Past Due Reports for Academic Programs/ Research Units E.Letters of Intent/Proposals in the Queue

11 R ECOMMENDATION 11 Senior Staff recommends the Committee receive and approve the items on the Consent Agenda.

12 W. Clinton Rasberry, Jr., Chair Donna Klein, Vice Chair Scott Ballard Robert Bruno Maurice Durbin Joseph Farr Roy O. Martin III Representatives from Management Boards FINANCE COMMITTEE T ODD B ARRÉ 12

13 A GENDA I TEM III. 13 Revision of the Tuition and Financial Aid Policy  The Tuition and Financial Aid Policy was approved at the March 2012 Board Meeting.  In an effort to more closely align the policy with proposed legislation on tuition authority, policy items regarding financial aid have been removed.  A more comprehensive financial aid policy will be developed by staff and presented to the Board for consideration at a later date.

14 R ECOMMENDATION 14 Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve the revision of the Tuition and Financial Aid Policy.

15 A GENDA I TEM IV. 15 Classification of Student Self-Assessed Athletic Fees in Regard to the Policy for State Fund Usage in Athletic Programs  The current Board of Regents policy has been in effect since July  Currently, any revenues generated through student self-assessed athletic fees have been included in the total maximum allowable transfer to athletics.

16 A GENDA I TEM IV. ( CONTINUED ) 16  In order for university athletic programs to be afforded the full amount of student self-assessed dedicated support:  First, that restricted revenues generated by student self- assessed athletic fees be separately identified on the BoR-3 form titled Revenue Sources – Unrestricted & Restricted;  and Second, that restricted revenues generated by student self-assessed athletic fees be transferred separately to support the university’s intercollegiate athletics program in addition to the maximum transfer allowed by the Board of Regents Policy for State Fund Usage in Athletic Programs.

17 R ECOMMENDATION 17 Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve the classification of student self-assessed athletic fees in regard to the Policy for State Fund Usage in Athletic Programs.

18 W. Clinton Rasberry, Jr., Chair Victor Stelly, Vice Chair Maurice Durbin Chris Gorman Donna Klein Joseph Wiley Representatives from Management Boards LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE Uma Subramanian 18

19 A GENDA I TEM III 2012 L EGISLATIVE S ESSION U PDATES 19 1.Update on Board of Regents Bills 2.Update on Bills Impacting Higher Education 3.Bills Being Monitored

20 A GENDA I TEM III. III.1. Update on Board of Regents Bills Passed by Senate without opposition, referred to House Education: – SB 103 (Nevers) - Except as required for accreditation/certification, limits graduation requirements to 120 credit hours without BoR approval – SB 104 (Nevers) - Allows for an extension of BoR’s deadline for completing common-course numbering – SB 290 (Murray) – Strengthens LUMCON governance and reporting Favorably reported by House Education without opposition, currently pending House Floor action (on Local & Consent Calendar): – HB 883 (H. Burns/Leger) – Increases licensure fee for academic degree-granting institutions from $750 to a maximum of $

21 A GENDA I TEM III. III.1. Update on Board of Regents Bills (Contd.) On House Education Committee’s April 25 agenda: – HB 395 (Carmody) – Governs distribution of appropriated funds to management boards to their member institutions – HB 396 (Carmody) – Amends Louisiana Constitution to clarify BoR authority Working with stakeholders on streamlining issues: – HB 275/HB1078 (Schroder/Broadwater) – Allows tuition increases up to SREB peer average, less poverty index, pursuant to BoR Tuition Policy – HB 964/SB 527 (Fannin/Walsworth)- LaTech/LSU-S merger 21

22 A GENDA I TEM III. III.2. Update on Bills Impacting Higher Education Unanimously passed by Senate, referred to House Education: – SB 645 (F. Thompson) - Merges certain LA Technical College campuses with Louisiana Delta Community College. Though not a BoR bill, BoR has recommended this merger. – SCR 17 (Dorsey-Colomb) - Requests BoR and LCTCS to study the feasibility of merging Capital Area Technical College and Baton Rouge Community College. Favorably reported by Senate Education, recommitted to Senate Finance to review fiscal impact: – SB 247 (Long) - Creates the Central LA Technical Community College. – SB 284 (Cortez) - Merges certain LA Technical College campuses with South Louisiana Community College. Though not a BoR bill, BoR has recommended this merger. 22

23 III.2. Update on Bills Impacting Higher Education (Contd.) Passed by Senate, referred to House Criminal Justice: – SB 303 (Riser) - Constitutional amendment to remove the legislature’s authority to prohibit the carrying of concealed weapons and impose higher standard on legal restrictions. (LAICU and systems discussing with legislators the impact of bill on campuses.) Passed by House, Assigned to Senate Education – HB 435 (Lorusso) - Deems veterans residents for tuition purposes. (Passed with BoR amendments to exclude veteran distance learners from resident status and to ensure Yellow Ribbon benefits in accordance with federal law.) – HB 926 (Simon) – ACT scores to be considered past statutory deadlines for TOPS purposes under extraordinary circumstances. – HB 945 (Burns) - TOPS eligibility for U.S. Armed Forces members enlisted in continuous active duty. 23

24 III.2. Update on Bills Impacting Higher Education (Contd.) Pending House Floor action (from 2 committees): – HB 524 (T. Burns) – Constitutional amendment concerning membership of boards and commissions (result of redistricting). Voluntarily deferred, to be heard on 4/25: – HB 768 (T. Burns) – Companion bill to HB 524 concerning membership of boards and commissions (result of redistricting). Reported favorably by House Gov. Affairs, recommitted to House Civil Law & Procedure: – HB 299 (Harrison) – Constitutional amendment to exempt college tuition from 2/3 legislative approval requirement. (Scheduled for 4/24 but voluntarily deferred). Involuntarily deferred in Committee: – HB 294 (Harrison) – Places $1600 cap on TOPS award. 24

25 A GENDA I TEM III. III.3. Bills Being Monitored Reported favorably by Senate Retirement: – SB 51 (Guillory) – Changes to terms of retirement benefits and age. (Substitute bill SB 749 with major revisions to the original bill was introduced at committee. The impact of the substitute bill’s provisions on employees is being studied.) – SB 52 (Guillory) – Increases an employee’s retirement contribution rates by 3% for most categories of employees 25

26 R ECOMMENDATION There is no recommendation for any BoR action at this time 26

27 Robert Bruno, Chair W. Clinton Rasberry, Jr., Vice Chair Charlotte Bollinger Joseph Farr Chris Gorman Roy Martin III Victor Stelly John Mineo IV Representatives from Management Boards FACILITIES AND PROPERTY COMMITTEE R ICH G RISWOLD 27

28 A GENDA I TEM III. Small Capital Projects Report 28 Other Funds ULM Intramural Sports Complex Bleacher Campus$300,000 Northwestern NSU Shreveport Campus Parking Lot Addition$470,000

29 A GENDA I TEM III. 29 Northwestern St. Denis Hall – HVAC Replacement and Boiler Action $327,000 James A. Noe ROTC Armory HVAC Replacement $385,000 LSU A&M Veterinary Medicine – Exotics and Wildlife Clinic Renovations $330,000 Veterinary Medicine – Anatomy Lab Renovation $175,000 Veterinary Medicine – Replace Air Handling Unit 17 $220,000 Small Capital Projects Report State Funds

30 R ECOMMENDATION 30 Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve the Small Capital Projects Report as presented.

31 A GENDA I TEM IV. 31 FY Capital Outlay Budget Recommendation Status Report

32 A GENDA I TEM V. 32 Lease Louisiana State University and A&M College Minor facility improvements to the LSU Laboratory School band and choir areas Area affected is approximately 1,240 SF Improvements paid by private donations Estimated to cost $400,000 with $333,330 of that cost for construction MRA provided in the amount of 10% of the cost of construction being set aside Upon completion, the improvements will be donated to the university by LSU Property Foundation, and the lease will terminate

33 33 Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve the lease on behalf of Louisiana State University and A&M College relating to minor facility improvements to the LSU Laboratory School band and choir areas. R ECOMMENDATION

34 Victor Stelly, Chair Joe Wiley, Vice Chair Maurice Durbin William Fenstermaker Chris Gorman Roy O. Martin III Harold Stokes PLANNING, RESEARCH AND PERFORMANCE COMMITTEE Larry Tremblay 34

35 Agenda Item III. Consent Agenda – A.R.S. 17:1808 (Licensure) 1.Initial License a. Stony Brook University 2.License Renewals a. Central Texas College b. Upper Iowa University c. Walden University 35

36 R ECOMMENDATION Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve the items under the Consent Agenda. 36

37 A GENDA I TEM IV. 37 Master Plan for Public Postsecondary Education in Louisiana:

38 R ECOMMENDATION 38 Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve the Revision to the Master Plan for Public Postsecondary Education in Louisiana: reflecting the Board’s action at its March meeting regarding the funding formula for Louisiana’s public institutions of postsecondary education.

39 Harold Stokes, Chair Victor Stelly, Vice Chair Scott Ballard Joseph Farr William Fenstermaker Chris Gorman Donna Klein John Mineo S PONSORED P ROGRAMS C OMMITTEE KERRY DAVIDSON CARRIE ROBISON 39

40 AGENDA ITEM III. F UNDING R ECOMMENDATIONS FOR P ROPOSALS S UBMITTED U NDER THE B OARD OF R EGENTS S UPPORT F UND C OMPETITIVE AND M ATCHING G RANTS P ROGRAMS, FY

41 1986 C ONSTITUTIONAL A MENDMENT : I.Louisiana Education Quality Trust Fund (LEQTF) A.Received approximately $540 million from the Oil and Gas Settlement B.25% of interest earnings annually added back to corpus until it reaches $2 billion C. Corpus has now grown to approximately $1 billion II.Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund (LEQSF) A.Annually receives 75% of the interest earnings from the Trust Fund B.Divided evenly for expenditure between Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Board of Regents 41

42 C ONSTITUTIONAL G OALS FOR H IGHER E DUCATION  I MPROVE THE Q UALITY OF E DUCATION  E NHANCE E CONOMIC D EVELOPMENT 42

43 S TRATEGIES TO A TTAIN C ONSTITUTIONAL G OALS 1. Research 2. Endowment of Chairs 3. Enhancement 4. Superior Graduate Students 43

44 C ONNECTED L INKS OF S UPPORT F UND P LANNING, G RANT A WARDS, & E VALUATION Strategic Plans – Annual Budgets Grant Awards Evaluation 44

45 C OMPETITIVE VS. N ON -C OMPETITIVE S HARES OF S UPPORT F UND B UDGET, Fiscal YearTotal Budget Competitive $Non-Competitive $Percentage Competitive Percentage Non-Competitive 2002$28,000,000$24,400,000$2,800,00087%10% 2003$28,000,000$24,600,000$2,600,00087%9% 2004$24,000,000$20,600,000$2,600,00085%10% 2005$31,504,181$28,104,181$2,600,00089%8% 2006$33,204,181$29,724,181$2,680,00089%8% 2007$35,650,000$31,170,000$3,680,00087%10% 2008$31,500,000$27,020,000$3,680,00085%11% 2009$32,116,788$27,432,590$3,680,00085%11% 2010$32,116,788$27,396,744$3,680,00085%11% 2011$33,000,000$28,243,781$3,680,00086%11% 2012$25,600,000$22,043,646$2,560,00086%10% 2013$27,500,000$23,946,505$2,600,00087%9% 45

46 C ONNECTED L INKS OF S UPPORT F UND P LANNING, G RANT A WARDS, & E VALUATION Strategic Plans – Annual Budgets Grant Awards Evaluation 46

47 GOVERNOR LEGISLATURE BOARD OF REGENTS SPONSORED PROGRAMS COMMITTEE BoRSF ADVISORY COMMITTEE BoRSF PLANNING COMMITTEE BOARD OF REGENTS STAFF B O RSF P OLICY AND A DMINISTRATION 47 Advisory to BoR Budgetary, Policy, & Funding Decisions Annual Approval of Plan & Budget

48 B O RSF F UNDING R ANGE AND A NNUAL A VERAGE FY S –  RANGE: $12.0 million - $35.65 million  ANNUAL AVERAGE: $25 million 48

49 A LLOCATION OF B O RSF D OLLARS FY S THROUGH

50 C OMPETITIVE E NHANCEMENT P ROGRAMS FY FY 2012 F UNDING 50

51 Consultants: BoRSF Review Process FY Consultants engaged Consultants not engaged 51

52 B O RSF H IGHLIGHTS, $804.6 million generated in new external funding from federal, private, and other non- Support Fund sources (through 6/30/11) An additional $346.5 million generated in external contributions for Endowed Chairs, Professorships, and First-Generation Undergraduate Scholarships 264 $1 million chairs and 40 $2 million chairs endowed at 26 campuses 2,332 $100,000 Endowed Professorship slots endowed at 39 campuses 2,875 external awards from federal, private, and other non-Support Fund sources 197 patents issued, 183 patent applications pending during the life of the awards 9,805 publications in peer-reviewed journals, scholarly monographs, and conference proceedings 1:1.60 rate of return for all projects funded since For every Support Fund dollar invested, $1.60 has been returned to the State during the award period 1,429 Superior Graduate Fellows supported at 14 campuses 42 campuses across all levels have received Enhancement grants 52

53 B OARD OF R EGENTS S UPPORT F UND P ROGRAMS FY E NDOWED C HAIRS - 23% ($3,200,000) a.Competitive b.Restricted Bequests: Willed Donations R ESEARCH AND D EVELOPMENT (R&D) - 16% ($2,288,911) a.RCS: Research Competitiveness b.ITRS: University/Industrial Partnerships c.ATLAS: Completing Major Research/Creative Projects E NHANCEMENT (ENH) - 53% ($7,428,024) a.Traditional: Educational and Research Capacity b.Undergraduate: Primarily Undergraduate Campuses c.Enhancement Program for Two-Year Institutions: Two-Year College Growth d.Endowed Professorships: Faculty Reward and Retention e.Endowed First-Generation Undergraduate Scholarships: Access and Success R ECRUITMENT OF S UPERIOR G RADUATE S TUDENTS (G RADUATE F ELLOWS ) - 8% ($1,082,500) a.Traditional: Superior Students b.GFT: In-Service Teachers c.BoR/SREB: Doctoral/Faculty Diversity 53 T OTAL F UNDS R ECOMMENDED : $13,999,435

54 54 E NDOWED C HAIRS, E NHANCEMENT, R ESEARCH & D EVELOPMENT, & G RADUATE F ELLOWS PROPOSALS SUBMITTED FUNDS REQUESTED # PROPOSALS RECOMMENDED BoRSF FUNDS RECOMMENDED 488$45,860,823163$11,659,435 (83%) E NDOWED P ROFESSORSHIPS & E NDOWED S CHOLARSHIPS FY C OMPETITIVE F UNDING FY N ON -C OMPETITIVE F UNDING SLOTS REQUESTED FUNDS REQUESTED # SLOTS RECOMMENDED BoRSF FUNDS RECOMMENDED 327$13,060,00059$2,340,000 (17%)

55 FY S UPPORT F UND U NFUNDED R EQUESTS /F UTURE O BLIGATIONS C OMPETITIVE FUNDS REQUESTED # PROPOSALSFUTURE OBLIGATIONS $33,713,643314$0 N ON -C OMPETITIVE P ROFESSORSHIPS FUNDS REQUESTED # SLOTSFUTURE OBLIGATIONS $10,720,000268$10,720, E NDOWED C HAIRS, E NHANCEMENT, R ESEARCH & D EVELOPMENT, & G RADUATE F ELLOWS

56 E NDOWED C HAIRS FOR E MINENT S CHOLARS C OMPONENT (A PPENDIX B) Endowed Chairs Subprograms: – Competitive Program – Restricted Bequests Program 56

57 E NDOWED C HAIRS S UMMARY Program# Submitted# Recommended/ Funding Level Total Funding Recommended Competitive Program 15 TOTAL 10 at $400,000 to endow $1 million chairs 5 at $800,000 to endow $2 million chairs 4/$2,400,000 2/$400,000 each 2/$800,000 each $2,400,000 Restricted Bequests Program 1 TOTAL $800,000 to endow a $2 million chair 1/$800,000$ 800,000 TOTAL$3,200,000 57

58 R ECOMMENDATION Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve provision of Support Fund money at levels recommended to complete the endowments for proposals ranked 1, 2, 3, and 4 in the Consultants’ Report (i.e., proposals 007EC, 010EC, 015EC, and 006EC). The Board further approves providing Support Fund money at the level recommended to complete the endowment for Restricted Bequest proposal 016EC. (See Appendix B.) 58

59 R ESEARCH & D EVELOPMENT C OMPONENT (A PPENDIX C) R&D Subprograms: – Research Competitiveness Subprogram (RCS) – Industrial Ties Research Subprogram (ITRS) – Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars (ATLAS) Subprogram 59

60 R ESEARCH & D EVELOPMENT C OMPONENT S UMMARY # Submitted First-Year Funds Requested # Highly Recommended (Priority I) First-Year Funds Recommended Research Competitiveness 117$6,698,48832$1,340,041 Industrial Ties33$2,550,5008$ 559,500 Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars 49$2,147,68820$ 877,116 60

61 R ECOMMENDATION Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve disbursal of $2,288,911 available in FY to fund the first year of new RCS, ITRS, and ATLAS projects as follows: 1.Research Competitiveness Subprogram: $1,243,939 2.Industrial Ties Research Subprogram: $559,500 3.Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars Subprogram: $485,472 Approved R&D proposals shall be funded at the levels and with the stipulations recommended by consultants. Support Fund money shall be awarded to fund at recommended levels the top thirty (30) RCS proposals, eight (8) ITRS proposals, and eleven (11) ATLAS proposals. In addition, the following principles shall apply: (1) should an institution refuse or be denied an award, or should FY money be returned from previously funded Research & Development contracts, that money shall be offered to the next ranked proposal which the consultants recommended for Priority I funding within the respective subprogram, subject to availability of funds; (2) if the remaining money in the budget for a particular component is insufficient to fully fund the next-ranked recommended proposal for that component, the remaining funds shall constitute the total award for that proposal; and (3) if there are no remaining Priority I proposals in a particular subprogram the money shall be awarded in descending rank order to Priority I proposal(s) in another R&D subprogram. Should the amount of money ultimately available to fund first- year activities in all R&D projects be less than the $2,288,911 disbursed herein, adherence to the following principles shall be uniformly enforced: R&D proposals shall be funded in rank order at the levels and the durations and with the stipulations recommended by consultants until the funds designated for each component have been exhausted. (See Appendix C.) 61

62 E NHANCEMENT OF THE Q UALITY OF D EPARTMENTS OR U NITS P ROGRAM (A PPENDICES D-I) Enhancement Subprograms: – Endowed Professorships – Traditional Enhancement, including Multidisciplinary – Undergraduate Enhancement – Enhancement Program for Two-Year Institutions – First-Generation Endowed Undergraduate Scholarships 62

63 E NDOWED PROFESSORSHIPS SUMMARY (A PPENDIX D) # Submitted# of Campuses Participating Total Funds Requested Amount Needed to Honor Board Guarantees* TOTAL 15 campuses submitted three or more 2 campuses submitted two 4 campuses submitted one $12,240,000$1,520,000 * The Endowed Professorships policy as adopted by the Board guarantees two $40,000 professorship matching “slots” per eligible four-year campus and one $40,000 slot per eligible two-year campus. 63

64 R ECOMMENDATION Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve the provision of $1,520,000 from the Support Fund as matching funds for up to two professorships for each four- year institution and one professorship per two-year institution, as submissions warrant. (See Appendix D.) 64

65 T RADITIONAL E NHANCEMENT S UBPROGRAM (A PPENDICES E AND H) Discipline# Submitted First-Year Funds Requested # RecommendedFirst-Year Funds Recommended Biological Sciences27$ 2,993,0256$ 433,850 Computer & Info. Sciences 20$ 2,124,2126$ 319,842 Engineering B35$ 4,293,1027$ 596,616 Humanities12$ 1,168,6614$ 182,435 Social Sciences28$ 2,285,7895$ 396,385 Multidisciplinary35$ 3,460,0408$ 485,235 TOTAL157$16,324,82936$2,414,363 65

66 U NDERGRADUATE E NHANCEMENT S UBPROGRAM (A PPENDICES F AND H) # Submitted First-Year Funds Requested # Recommended First-Year Funds Recommended 48$3,234,94232$1,602,216 66

67 E NHANCEMENT P ROGRAM FOR T WO -Y EAR I NSTITUTIONS S UMMARY (A PPENDICES G AND H) # Submitted First-Year Funds Requested # Recommended First-Year Funds Recommended 31$2,865,37616$1,071,445 67

68 R ECOMMENDATIONS 1.Traditional Enhancement: The $2,414,363 recommended for expenditure shall be awarded in the rank order, at the funding levels, and with the funding stipulations recommended by consultants, and shall be divided among the five eligible disciplines and multidisciplinary projects as follows (see Appendix E): Biological Sciences$ 433,850 Computer & Information Sciences$ 319,842 Engineering B$ 596,616 Humanities$ 182,435 Social Sciences$ 396,385 Multidisciplinary$ 485,235 Subtotal Traditional Enhancement$2,414,363 Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve the following: 68

69 2.Undergraduate Enhancement: The $1,602,216 recommended for expenditure for FY Undergraduate Enhancement proposals shall be awarded in the rank order, at the funding levels, and with the funding stipulations recommended by consultants. (See Appendix F.) 3.Enhancement Program for Two-Year Institutions: The $1,071,445 recommended for expenditure for FY Enhancement Program for Two-Year Institutions proposals shall be awarded in the rank order, at the funding levels, and with funding stipulations recommended by consultants. (See Appendix G.) R ECOMMENDATIONS ( CONTINUED ) 69

70 4.Should the amount of money ultimately available to fund first-year activities in Traditional, Undergraduate, and Enhancement Program for Two-Year Institutions projects be less than the $5,088,024 disbursed herein, the following principles shall apply: (1) All Support Fund money shall be awarded in rank order, at funding levels and with stipulations recommended by consultants; (2) if the remaining money in the budget for a particular component or discipline is insufficient to fully fund the next recommended proposal for that component or discipline, the remaining funds shall constitute the total award for that proposal; and (3) should an institution refuse or be denied an award, that money shall be awarded to the next highest ranked proposal within that component or discipline. (See Appendices E, F, G, and H.) R ECOMMENDATIONS ( CONTINUED ) 70

71 F IRST -G ENERATION E NDOWED U NDERGRADUATE S CHOLARSHIPS (A PPENDIX I) Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve funding for the twenty-one (21) applications submitted under the First-Generation Endowed Undergraduate Scholarships Program in FY (See Appendix I.) # SubmittedAmount Requested 21$820,000 R ECOMMENDATION 71

72 R ECRUITMENT OF S UPERIOR G RADUATE S TUDENTS C OMPONENT (A PPENDIX J) RSGS Subprograms: – Traditional Graduate Fellows (GF) – Graduate Fellowships for Teachers (GFT) – BoR/SREB Graduate Fellowships to Promote Diversity (BoR/SREB) 72

73 T RADITIONAL G RADUATE F ELLOWS AND G RADUATE F ELLOWSHIPS FOR T EACHERS S UMMARY (A PPENDIX J) # Submitted First-Year Funds Requested # Recommended First-Year Funds Recommended* Traditional GF30 $2,563,00020$832,500 GFT1$ 126,0000$ 0 TOTAL31$2,689,00020$832,500 * From FY monies 73

74 R ECOMMENDATION Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve funding of the 20 top-ranked proposals submitted in the FY cycle for the Recruitment of Superior Graduate Students Traditional component for the durations and at the levels recommended by consultants. (See Appendix J.) 74

75 B O R/SREB G RADUATE F ELLOWSHIPS TO P ROMOTE D IVERSITY S UMMARY (A PPENDIX J) * From FY monies Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve funding of the five (5) top-ranked proposals submitted in the FY cycle for the BoR/SREB Graduate Fellowships to Promote Diversity Program for the durations and at the levels recommended by consultants. (See Appendix J.) # Submitted First-Year Funds Requested # Recommended First-Year Funds Recommended* 6 $550,0005$250,000 R ECOMMENDATION 75

76 C ONTINGENCY P LAN FOR B UDGETARY S HORTFALL 76

77 R ECOMMENDATION Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve the following contingency plan: should the final FY Support Fund budget not achieve the amount cited herein, any shortfall shall be accommodated through a proportionate reduction in the amounts allocated for proposals in the various Enhancement and Research and Development program components. 77

78 April 25, 2012 LOUISIANA BOARD OF REGENTS 78

79 PUBLIC COMMENTS 79

80 APPROVAL OF MINUTES MARCH 21,

81 81 REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HIGHER EDUCATION

82 Charlotte Bollinger, Chair Harold Stokes, Vice Chair Scott Ballard Maurice Durbin John Mineo IV Albert Sam Joe Wiley Representatives from Management Boards ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITEE K AREN D ENBY J EANNINE K AHN 82

83 MOTION 83 The Academic and Student Affairs Committee recommends that the Board grant full approval for the following for a period of five years, effective immediately : Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences at UNO; International Lincoln Center for American Studies at LSU Shreveport; and Cecil J. Picard Center for Child Development at UL Lafayette.

84 MOTION 84 The Academic and Student Affairs Committee recommends that the Board grant approval of the following Letters of Intent: B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science at LSU A; B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies at SU and A&M; M.S. in Systems Technology at ULL; M.S. in Accounting at ULL; and Ed.D. in Learning and Leadership at LSU S.

85 MOTION 85 The Academic and Student Affairs Committee recommends that the Board grant Conditional approval of the B.A. in Music (CIP Code ) at UL Lafayette, with an update on program implementation (to include relevant enrollment and completer/ progression data) due by June 1, 2013; Approval of the Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation (CIP Code ), at UL Lafayette.

86 MOTION 86 The Academic and Student Affairs Committee recommends that the Board receive and approve the items on the Consent Agenda.

87 W. Clinton Rasberry, Jr., Chair Donna Klein, Vice Chair Scott Ballard Robert Bruno Maurice Durbin Joseph Farr Roy O. Martin III Representatives from Management Boards FINANCE COMMITTEE T ODD B ARRE ´ 87

88 MOTION 88 The Finance Committee recommends that the Board of Regents approve the revision of the Tuition and Financial Aid Policy.

89 MOTION 89 The Finance Committee recommends that the Board of Regents approve the classification of student self- assessed athletic fees in regard to the Policy for State Fund Usage in Athletic Programs.

90 W. Clinton Rasberry, Jr., Chair Victor Stelly, Vice Chair Maurice Durbin Chris Gorman Donna Klein Joseph Wiley Representatives from Management Boards LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE Uma Subramanian 90

91 2012 L EGISLATIVE S ESSION U PDATES 91 1.Update on Board of Regents’ Bills 2.Update on Bills Impacting Higher Education 3.Bills Being Monitored

92 Robert Bruno, Chair W. Clinton Rasberry, Jr., Vice Chair Charlotte Bollinger Joseph Farr Chris Gorman Roy Martin III John Mineo IV Victor Stelly Representatives from Management Boards FACILITIES AND PROPERTY COMMITTEE R ICH G RISWOLD 92

93 MOTION 93 The Facilities and Property Committee recommends that the Board approve the Small Capital Projects Report as presented. Intramural Sports Complex Bleacher Canopies (ULM) NSU Shreveport Campus Parking Lot Addition (Northwestern) St. Denis Hall – HVAC Replacement and Boiler Addition (Northwestern) James A. Noe ROTC Armory HVAC Replacement (Northwestern) Veterinary Medicine – Exotics and Wildlife Clinic Renovations (LSU and A&M) Veterinary Medicine – Anatomy Lab Renovations (LSU and A&M) Veterinary Medicine – Replace Air Handling Unit 17 (LSU and A&M)

94 94 The Facilities and Property Committee recommends that the Board approve the lease on behalf of Louisiana State University and A&M College relating to minor facility improvements to the LSU Laboratory School band and choir areas. MOTION

95 Victor Stelly, Chair Joe Wiley, Vice Chair Maurice Durbin William Fenstermaker Chris Gorman Roy O. Martin III Harold Stokes PLANNING, RESEARCH AND PERFORMANCE COMMITTEE Larry Tremblay 95

96 MOTION The Planning, Research and Performance Committee recommends that the Board approve the items under the Consent Agenda. R.S. 17:1808 (Licensure) 1.Initial License a. Stony Brook University 2.License Renewals a. Central Texas College b. Upper Iowa University c. Walden University 96

97 MOTION 97 The Planning, Research and Performance Committee recommends that the Board approve the Revision to the Master Plan for Public Postsecondary Education in Louisiana: reflecting the Board’s action at its March meeting regarding the funding formula for Louisiana’s public institutions of postsecondary education.

98 Harold Stokes, Chair Victor Stelly, Vice Chair Scott Ballard Joseph Farr William Fenstermaker Chris Gorman Donna Klein John Mineo SPONSORED PROGRAMS COMMITTEE KERRY DAVIDSON CARRIE ROBISON 98

99 MOTION The Sponsored Programs Committee recommends that the Board approve provision of Support Fund money at levels recommended to complete the endowments for proposals ranked 1, 2, 3, and 4 in the Consultants’ Report (i.e., proposals 007EC, 010EC, 015EC, and 006EC). The Board further approves providing Support Fund money at the level recommended to complete the endowment for Restricted Bequest proposal 016EC. 99

100 MOTION The Sponsored Programs Committee recommends that the Board approve disbursal of $2,288,911 available in FY to fund the first year of new RCS, ITRS, and ATLAS projects as follows: 1.Research Competitiveness Subprogram: $1,243,939 2.Industrial Ties Research Subprogram: $559,500 3.Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars Subprogram: $485,472 Approved R&D proposals shall be funded at the levels and with the stipulations recommended by consultants. Support Fund money shall be awarded to fund at recommended levels the top thirty (30) RCS proposals, eight (8) ITRS proposals, and eleven (11) ATLAS proposals. In addition, the following principles shall apply: (1) should an institution refuse or be denied an award, or should FY money be returned from previously funded Research & Development contracts, that money shall be offered to the next ranked proposal which the consultants recommended for Priority I funding within the respective subprogram, subject to availability of funds; (2) if the remaining money in the budget for a particular component is insufficient to fully fund the next-ranked recommended proposal for that component, the remaining funds shall constitute the total award for that proposal; and (3) if there are no remaining Priority I proposals in a particular subprogram the money shall be awarded in descending rank order to Priority I proposal(s) in another R&D subprogram. Should the amount of money ultimately available to fund first- year activities in all R&D projects be less than the $2,288,911 disbursed herein, adherence to the following principles shall be uniformly enforced: R&D proposals shall be funded in rank order at the levels and the durations and with the stipulations recommended by consultants until the funds designated for each component have been exhausted. 100

101 MOTION The Sponsored Programs Committee recommends that the Board approve the provision of $1,520,000 from the Support Fund as matching funds for up to two professorships for each four-year institution and one professorship per two-year institution, as submissions warrant. 101

102 MOTION 1.Traditional Enhancement: The $2,414,363 recommended for expenditure shall be awarded in the rank order, at the funding levels, and with the funding stipulations recommended by consultants, and shall be divided among the five eligible disciplines and multidisciplinary projects as follows: Biological Sciences$ 433,850 Computer & Information Sciences$ 319,842 Engineering B$ 596,616 Humanities$ 182,435 Social Sciences$ 396,385 Multidisciplinary$ 485,235 Subtotal Traditional Enhancement$2,414,363 The Sponsored Programs Committee recommends that the Board approve the following: 102

103 2.Undergraduate Enhancement: The $1,602,216 recommended for expenditure for FY Undergraduate Enhancement proposals shall be awarded in the rank order, at the funding levels, and with the funding stipulations recommended by consultants. (See Appendix F.) 3.Enhancement Program for Two-Year Institutions: The $1,071,445 recommended for expenditure for FY Enhancement Program for Two-Year Institutions proposals shall be awarded in the rank order, at the funding levels, and with funding stipulations recommended by consultants. (See Appendix G.) MOTION ( CONTINUED ) 103

104 4.Should the amount of money ultimately available to fund first-year activities in Traditional, Undergraduate, and Enhancement Program for Two-Year Institutions projects be less than the $5,088,024 disbursed herein, the following principles shall apply: (1) All Support Fund money shall be awarded in rank order, at funding levels and with stipulations recommended by consultants; (2) if the remaining money in the budget for a particular component or discipline is insufficient to fully fund the next recommended proposal for that component or discipline, the remaining funds shall constitute the total award for that proposal; and (3) should an institution refuse or be denied an award, that money shall be awarded to the next highest ranked proposal within that component or discipline. MOTION ( CONTINUED ) 104

105 MOTION The Sponsored Programs Committee recommends that the Board approve funding of the 20 top-ranked proposals submitted in the FY cycle for the Recruitment of Superior Graduate Students Traditional component for the durations and at the levels recommended by consultants. 105

106 106 MOTION Senior Staff recommends that the Committee approve funding of the five (5) top-ranked proposals submitted in the FY cycle for the BoR/SREB Graduate Fellowships to Promote Diversity Program for the durations and at the levels recommended by consultants.

107 MOTION The Sponsored Programs Committee recommends that the Board approve the following contingency plan: should the final FY Support Fund budget not achieve the amount cited herein, any shortfall shall be accommodated through a proportionate reduction in the amounts allocated for proposals in the various Enhancement and Research and Development program components. 107

108 A GENDA I TEM O THER B USINESS Remarks by Chairman Robert Levy 108

109 109 ADJOURNMENT


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