Approved Agenda

South Dakota Board of Regents

December 5-7, 2017

South Dakota School for the Deaf

2001 E. 8th Street

Sioux Falls, SD


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Tuesday, December 5, 2017


4:30 – 6:30 P.M.   Regents Convene – Thomas Berry Conference Center (TBCC)

Board Work

A. Roll Call
B. Approval of the Agenda
C. Declaration of Conflicts

Regents' Workshop

A.    Campus Financial Presentations -- REVISED 11/29/2017

6:45 8:45 P.M.   Executive Session to Discuss Personnel Matters, Board of Regents and NSU President Tim Downs
    Dinner – Room 110

Wednesday, December 6, 2017


 8:00-9:30 A.M.   Executive Session to Discuss Personnel Matters, Board of Regents and SDSD/SDSBVI Superintendent Marjorie Kaiser Breakfast – Room 110
9:30-11:00 A.M.
​Executive Session to Discuss Personnel Matters, Student 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 – Room 110
11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.Executive Session to Discuss Personnel Matters – Board of Regents and SDSU President Barry Dunn
Lunch – Room 110
1:00 P.M.Regents Reconvene – Thomas Berry Conference Center (TBCC) 
4.Consent Agenda

Academic and Student Affairs

A.    Graduation Lists
B.    Agreements on Academic Cooperation
C.     Articulation Agreements
1)      South Dakota State University
2)      Dakota State University -- REVISED 11/29/2017
F.     New Certificate Request
          1)      USD – Healthcare Analytics (Undergrad) (AGENDA NUMBER CHANGED 12/05/17)
          2)      DSU – Cybersecurity, Network Services, and Software Development (Undergrad) -- ADDED 12/04/2017

Budget and Finance
​5.Planning, Governance and Resource Development

A. Welcome and Presentation by SDSD/SDSBVI Superintendent Marjorie Kaiser
B. USD Student Organization Awards
C. Update on 2017 Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service Awarded to USD Sanford 
        School of Medicine  
         1)   Student Federation Report (MOVED FROM 8-A 12/06/17)
D. Reports on Individual Regent Activities
E. Report and Actions of Executive Session
6.Budget and Finance

​7.Planning, Governance and Resource Development


​Academic and Student Affairs

W.    Naming Request – USD – New Department of Sustainability and Environment (8-W was moved from 4-I(1))

5:00 – 5:30 P.M.Campus Community Forum – Thomas Berry Conference Center (TBCC)
5:30 P.M.Reception – Krohn Hummel Hall (west foyer)


Thursday, December 7, 2017

7:30 A.M. ​Breakfast Meeting with Area Legislators – Regents, Dr. Rush, SDSD/SDSBVI Superintendent Marjorie Kaiser, USD President James Abbott, SDSU President Barry Dunn, DSU President Jose-Marie Griffiths, UC-SF Executive Director Craig Johnson, Student Representatives – Room 108/110
9:00 A.M.Regents Reconvene –  Thomas Berry Conference Center (TBCC)
1:00 P.M.Adjourn