BOR Meeting Agenda

June 22-23, 2022

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

​10:00 A.M.​ 1.​ Regents Convene – MUC Ballroom A&B
  1. Approval of the Agenda
  2. Declaration of Conflicts
  3. Approval of the Minutes – Meeting on May 10, 2022
  4. Motion to Dissolve into Executive Session
10:15 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. 2. Executive Session to Discuss Personnel Matters

Pending and Prospective Litigation, Contractual Matters, Marketing or Pricing Strategies by a Board of a Business Owned by the State When Public Discussion May Be Harmful to the Competitive Position of the Business, and to Consult with Legal Counsel – Lunch – MUC 216/216A

5:30 P.M. Reception – Pearson Alumni and Conference Center, 330 Birch Ave

​​​​​ Thursday, June 23, 2022

8:00 A.M. Breakfast Meeting with Area Legislators – Regents, Dr. Maher, President Gestring, Student Federation Representatives – MUC 216/216A
9:00 A.M. ​4. Regents Reconvene – MUC Ballroom A&B
Informal Budget Hearings
9:00-9:30 A.M. A. System Requests
9:30-10:00 A.M. B. USD/Law School/SSOM
10:00-10:20 A.M. C. SDSMT
10:20-10:40 A.M. D. DSU
10:40-11:00 A.M. E. NSU
11:00-11:20 A.M. F. BHSU
11:20-11:50 A.M. G. SDSU/CES/AES

A. Report and Actions of Executive Session
B. Welcome and Presentation by USD President Sheila Gestring
C. USD Student Organization Awards
D. Reports from Individual Presidents and Superintendents
E. Reports on Individual Regent Activities
F. Report from the Student Federation
G. Report of the Executive Director

5. Public Comment Period
​​​ 6. Consent Agenda

​​Academic and Student Affairs

A. BOR Policy 2:1 – External Review of Proposed Graduate Programs (Second Reading)
B. Inactive Status & Program Termination Requests – BHSU & SDSMT
C. New Program Requests
1) BHSU – Minor in Finance
2) DSU – AS in Digital Accounting
3) DSU – Minor in Digital Accounting
4) NSU – AS in Digital Entrepreneurship
5) USD – BS in Music – Music Technology and Industry Specialization
D. New Certificate Requests
1) DSU – Digital Accounting (Undergraduate)
2) SDSU – Institutional Research and Assessment in Higher Education (Graduate)
3) SDSU – Lobbying and Government Advocacy (Undergraduate)
4) SDSU – Public Service (Undergraduate)
5) SDSU – Real Estate (Graduate)
6) BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSMT, SDSU & USD – American Civic Traditions (Undergraduate)
E. New Specialization Requests
1) SDSMT – Data Science – BS in Mathematics
2) SDSMT – Green Chemistry – BS in Chemistry
F. New Site Requests
1) NSU – BA and Minor in Criminal Justice (Online)
2) USD – MA in Human Development and Educational Psychology (Online)
3) USD – Minor in Addiction Counseling & Prevention (Online)
4) USD – Minor in Anthropology (Online)
5) USD – Minor in Child and Adolescent Development (Online)
6) USD – Minor in Health Sciences (Online)
G. Accelerated Program Request – USD – Master of Social Work (MSW)
H. Agreement on Academic Cooperation – SDSU
I. Articulation Agreements
1) South Dakota State University
2) University of South Dakota
J. Accelerated Master’s Agreement – NSU BA in Sociology & USD Master of Social Work

Budget and Finance

K. BOR Policy 4:49 Revisions – Multi-Year Employment Contracts (Second Reading)
L. M&R Projects
M. BOR Policy 1:27 Revisions – Naming of Institutional Facilities, Programmatic Units or Funded Academic Honors (Second Reading)
N. BOR Policy 5:7 Revisions – Refunds (Second Reading)
O. BOR Policy 6:5 Revisions – Building Committees (Second Reading)
P. BOR Policy 6:6 Revisions – Maintenance and Repair (Second Reading)
Q. BOR Policy 6:7 Revisions – Building Plaques (Second Reading)
R. BOR Policy 6:10 Revisions – Legislative Authorization of Private or Grant Funded Facilities (Second Reading)

Routine Informational Items – No Board Action Necessary

S. Program Review Reports
T. Interim Actions of the Executive Director
U. Capital Projects List
V. Building Committee Report
W. Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment Annual Report

7. Academic and Student Affairs​

A. Revised BOR Policy 2:29 – Definition of Credits and Related Institutional Requirements (First Reading)
B. New BOR Policies 2:5, 2:5:1, 2:5:2, 2:5:3, and 2:5:4 – Seamless Transfer of Credit (First Reading)
C. Repeal BOR Transfer Policies 2:25, 2:27, and 2:31 (First Reading)
D. Revised BOR Policy 2:7 – Undergraduate General Education Curriculum, and Repeal BOR Policy 2:26 – Associate Degree General Education Curriculum (First Reading)
E. Revised BOR Policy 2:11 – Assessment (First Reading)
F. Revised BOR Policy 2:13 – Third Party Requests for Academic Credit (First Reading)

8. Budget and Finance​

A. BOR Policy 5:21 Revisions – System Collection Policy (Second Reading)
B. BOR Policy 6:4 Revisions – Capital Improvements (Second Reading)
C. USD Wellness Center Expansion – Revised Facility Design Plan
D. SDSU Cottonwood Range and Livestock Field Station Preliminary Facility Statement
E. South Dakota Mines Building Acquisition – Incubator Building
F. University of South Dakota – Sioux Falls
G. Expanded Alcohol Sales
H. Research Parks
1) Research Park Reports
2) USD Discovery District Annual Meeting
3) DSU Soar Annual Meeting
I. BOR Policy 4:25 Revisions – Time and Leave Reporting (First and Final Reading)

​​12:00 P.M.​ Adjourn.​
​​*Any session(s) and/or item(s) not covered on Wednesday, December 7 will be taken up on Thursday, December 8.