1022 Public Participation Policy

Section 1000: Campus Policy

Effective: January 4,2011 
Revised: December 2016
Review Date: December 2018
Responsible Party: Chancellor

Policy

In accordance with 2-3-103 of the Montana Code, MSU-Northern  has developed procedures to permit and encourage the public to participate in university decisions that are of significant interest to the public.

1. Public Meetings – The following meetings will be open to the public:

  • University Advisory Council
  • Academic/Faculty Senate
  • Associated Students of Montana State University – Northern (ASMSUN)
  • Chancellor’s Open Forum

The public will be notified by posting meeting agendas, including times, dates, and locations of meetings, on the MSU-Northern website. Members of the public may attend the meeting and observe deliberations of the committees set forth above. If members of the public are present, an opportunity for public comment will be allowed by the committee and will be included in committee minutes.

2. The university may hold a public hearing to allow the public the opportunity to submit data, views, or arguments, orally or in written form, prior to making a final decision on matters of significant interest to the public.