Bemidji State University
University Initiatives Tracking Form

Planning Committee: Computing, Technology & Learning Resource Planning Cmte

Initiative Proposal/Recommendation and Code Number: CTLR.03.02
(Code number consists of committee initials.fiscal year.initiative number, e.g. AAC.03.01.)

Goal: Improve e-mail communication at BSU by establishing policy.

Proposed Policy: It is the policy of Bemidji State University that administrative electronic mail communications between the Univeristy and University students shall be done using University assigned electronic mail addresses. It shall be teh responsibility of each student to monitor the university assigned electronic mail account for communications from the University.

Consultation with Relevant Groups:
(Planning committees should send initiatives to student senate, bargaining units, alumni, other planning committees, community, etc. as appropriate for feedback before an initiative is brought to University Council. A Planning Initiative Listserv which includes all bargaining unit heads, the student government president, and university council members is available at

Please indicate which organizations you have consulted with in preparing this initiative as well as the date the initiative was sent to the Planning Initiative Listserv:
Sent to Listserv on May 15, 2003

Date Initiative Brought to University Council: May 12, 2003
(Submit in writing to University Council through the Sr VP for Academic Affairs at least one week prior to regularly scheduled meeting.)

Date of University Council Action/Response: May 16, 2003 (electronic vote)

(Please check one.)
X Adopted, forwarded to the Executive Council
__Modified, returned to the planning committee
__Returned to the committee for reconsideration


Date Recommendation Brought to Executive Council: June 13, 2003
(Submit in writing to Executive Council through the President’s office at least one week prior to regularly scheduled meeting.)

Date of Executive Council Action/Response: June 13, 2003

(Please check one.)
X Adopted, presented to the President (unanimously approved).
__Modified, returned to University Council
__Returned to University Council for reconsideration


Unanimous, recommended by Executive Council to President 4-29-03

Dates Forwarded to Bargaining Units/Student Senate: June 16, 2003

BSUFA Meet and Confer: 7/9/03
MSUAASF Meet and Confer: 7/10/03
AFSCME Council 6 Meet and Confer: no meeting requested
MAPE Meet and Confer: 10/28/03
MMA Meet and Confer: 10/28/03
MNA: no response
Commissioner’s Plan: no meeting requested
Classified Managerial: no meeting requested
BSUSA Student Senate: SB 04 01 passed 10/23/03


Resent initiative to Student Senate on 9/30/03 (new student senate president has some concerns).

Date of President’s Action/Response: November 20, 2003

(Please check one.)
X Initiative Approved
__Returned to Executive Council with suggested revisions and feedback


For approved initiatives

Date notice sent to all bargaining units: 12/10/03
Date posted on BSU web page: 1/6/04
Signed, dated copy of initiative placed in archival file in the Library

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