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									                           UNM GALLUP LOCAL BOARD MINUTES
Wednesday, November 28, 2007                                                                                                                           Zuni
Six O’clock p.m.

UNM GALLUP LOCAL BOARD
Dr. Frances Becenti ...................................................................................................................................... A
Ms. Virginia Chavez ...................................................................................................................................... P
Ms. Gloria Skeet deCruz ............................................................................................................................... A
Ms. Theresa Dowling .................................................................................................................................... P
Ms. June Shack ............................................................................................................................................. P

UNM-GALLUP CAMPUS STAFF AND GUESTS:
Dr. Beth Miller, Executive Director
Dr. Paul Kraft, Director Student Services
Mr. Larry Sanderson. Director Community Affairs
Mr. Fred Wey, Manager UNMG Zuni Campus
Mr. Wally Feldman, Principal, MCHS
Ms. Christy Butler, Executive Assistant

AGENDA ITEM I & II - Call to Order & Roll Call
Chair, Theresa Dowling called the November 28, 2007 regular meeting of the UNM Gallup Local Board to
order at 6:05 PM with roll call. A quorum was present.

Virginia Chavez was appointed as secretary.

AGENDA ITEM III - Public Input
None

AGENDA ITEM IV – Introductions/Announcements
None

AGENDA ITEM V - Approval of Agenda
Motion was made by June Shack to approve the November 28, 2007 UNM-Gallup Local Board Agenda,
seconded by Virginia Chavez. Motion was approved by unanimous roll call vote.

AGENDA ITEM VI - Board Business
Motion was made by Virginia Chavez to approve the October 22, 2007 UNM-Gallup Local Board Minutes
as presented seconded by June Shack. Motion was approved by unanimous roll call vote.

AGENDA ITEM VII - Board Education
Board to discuss ideas for the remainder of the year – Suggestions:
    Faculty come and report what students are doing.
    January - Paul Kraft report on Student Services survey.
    February - ABE report.

AGENDA ITEM VIII - Division/Department Reports
  A. Director Student Services – The Board remarked to Dr. Kraft while recruiting students to make
     sure to follow up with the students and document successful recruiting.
  B. Director Community Affairs – Larry Sanderson reported we received a support letter from Senator
     Bingaman for the DoL Grant. It has already been sent to the DoL.
  C. MCHS – Wally Feldman asked if Student Services would have senior seminars to recruit MCHS
     students to continue attending UNMG. Last year’s graduating class had 14 of 16 going to
     college. Students do job shadow and reports to the class that gives the students more insight
     into jobs that could be available to them if they continue on to college.
  D. Nursing – Dr. Miller reported for Kathy Head. The nursing program had 58 apply for nursing
     approved 28 for next years classes.
  E. CCTE – The Board requested that we follow students graduating to direct them to admissions.

The remaining departmental reports were presented in written form.




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AGENDA ITEM IX – Executive Director’s Report
  A. NMACC 2008 Legislative Priorities – NMACC is asking for 5% salary increase for faculty and
     staff. Increase ER&R from 46.5% to 70%. Support 0% increase in tuition credit based on an
     existing agreement that colleges will not increase tuition by more than 5%. Follow the Funding
     Formula Enhancement Taskforce Recommendations.
  B. UNMG 2008 Legislative Agenda (Draft) – Board recommended the legislative agenda.
  C. UNMG Strategic Plan (Draft) – The plan was sent to the SPC committee as the mid-term review.
     We did make some wording changes. SPC will respond back to the administrators.
  D. FIBEA Entrepreneurship Conference at Acoma – This was an international conference and
     everyone received good information.
  E. AACC Conference, Washington DC – Dr. Miller is on the Diversity AND Inclusion Commission.
     They have recommended a call to arms for training for up and coming administrator to replace
     retiring baby boomers.
  F. Housing Survey – The survey went out to students today by email. We should have the report
     around the end of January.
  G. New Construction Update – Sue Brawley has meet with Faculty, chairs, and students. We are
     anticipating a report by the next board meeting.
  H. College Cabinet – Will meet the first time on December 13 with Michelle Detry.
  I. Governor’s Higher Ed Summit December 3 – 5 – Board members may attend.
  J. Holiday Reception, December 6 – DCR 5 – 7 pm everyone please come.
  K. Other items may be reported.
       i. Parking survey will be conducted.
       ii. Nursing area flooded last Sunday over the Thanksgiving holiday. Risk management was
            here on Monday. Repairs started on Tuesday.
       iii. The All USA Academic Team has been chosen for UNMG.

AGENDA ITEM X - Old Business
Monthly Financial and Grants Update – Finances are consistent from the previous month.

The administrators have divided up the responsibilities of the Business Operations department until a new
director has been hired. Larry Sanderson and Dr. Miller are tag teaming the budget committee. Paul
Kraft will oversee the Bookstore and Dr. Miller will oversee Human Resources.

If the tuition credit formula remains unchanged, UNMG will be $150K short if the state does take a tuition
credit on the CCTE classes. It is under discussion not to take the credit which would give us the $150K
and balance the budget.

AGENDA ITEM XI - New Business
None

AGENDA ITEM XII - Additional Items Placed on the Agenda
None

AGENDA ITEM XIII - Adjourn For Executive Session
Motion was made by Virginia Chavez to adjourn the regular meeting of the UNMG Local Board for
Executive Session for Limited Personnel Issue Section 10-15-1-N.(2) NMSA 1978 discussion will include
several personnel issues concerning updates and a possible disciplinary action. Motion seconded by
June Shack. Motion was approved by unanimous roll call vote at 7:45 PM.

AGENDA ITEM XIV – Executive Session
Limited Personnel Issues Section 10-15-1-N.(2) NMSA 1978

AGENDA ITEM XV – Executive Session Adjournment
Motion was made by June Shack to adjourn the Executive Session of the UNMG Local Board. Motion
seconded by Virginia Chavez. Motion was approved by unanimous roll call vote at 8:53 PM.

Motion to reconvene the meeting from the Executive Session was made by June Shack.                 Motion
seconded by Virginia Chavez. Motion was approved by unanimous roll call vote at 8:54 PM.




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Upon reconvening the regular meeting of the Local Board, Virginia Chavez instructed the Executive
Director to continue working with UNM-A related to the ongoing personnel issues of employment that
were discussed in the closed meeting and to keep the UNMG Local Board informed of the status of these
issues. 10-15-1-J NMSA 1978

AGENDA ITEM XVI – Adjournment
Motion was made by Virginia Chavez to adjourn.        Motion seconded by June Shack.     Motion was
approved with unanimous roll call vote at 8:56 PM.



______________________________________               ______________________________________
Theresa Dowling, Chair                               Virginia Chavez, Secretary

Christy Butler,
Executive Assistant




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