COLLEGE OF MICRONESIA-FSM
BOARD OF REGENTS
ACTIONS AND DIRECTIVES
Meeting of April 2000
The Board elected the following as officers of the Board:
Regent Podis Pedrus from Pohnpei State as Chairman
Regent Henry Robert from Kosrae State as Vice Chairman
Regent Gardenia Walter from Chuuk State as Secretary/Treasurer
Section VIII 5.f. Faculty Member's Work Calendar of the COM-FSM
Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual was amended to read
Instructional Faculty Member's Work Calendar
Instructional faculty members and teaching assistants are required
to be on duty two weeks prior to the first day of instruction
for the fall semester and one week prior to the first day of
instruction for the spring semester. Faculty instructional responsibility
ends immediately after graduation in the fall and spring semesters.
Faculty duty for summer classes begins one working day before
classes begin and ends on the day grades are due.
The proposed Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement between
University of Guam and College of Micronesia-Federated States
of Micronesia regarding the Fourth-Year Program was approved
The proposed Certificate of Achievement in Agriculture and
Food Technology program was approved as amended. The administration
was directed to increase the number of credits for AG 096 Field
The proposed Certificate of Achievement in Hotel and Restaurant
Operations was approved.
The Board adopted the following change to the "Incomplete"
If a student fails to make up an "Incomplete"
grade by midterm of the following semester, the "I"
will be changed to an appropriate grade on the transcript.
This policy is to take effect fall 2000 semester, which means
that students receiving an "I" grade during spring
or summer semesters will be given until midterm of the fall 2000
semester to make up the grade or the "I" will be changed
to an appropriate grade.
An ad hoc committee comprised of the two members of
the Board of Regents who are stationed in Pohnpei and the President
was established to review the Board Bylaws and recommend modifications.
A report is to be submitted at the next Board meeting.
The Board adopted three resolutions recognizing the services
and expressing appreciation to the Regents Kangichy Welle, Podis
Pedrus and John Sohl, whose terms on the Board have expired.
The Chairperson of the Board and the President were directed
to visit the Senior Accrediting Commission to learn what would
be involved if the College were to become a four-year institution.
The minutes of the December 13 and 15, 1999, Board of Regents
meeting held in Pohnpei were adopted as corrected.
The next meeting is a regular meeting and will be held the
third week in May in Pohnpei.
Podis Pedrus, Chairman Henry Robert, Vice Chairman
Gardenia Walter, Secretary/Treasurer
Andrew R. Yatilman, Member Bryan Isaac, M.D., Member