Other Committees & Boards

Regents serve on other selected committees and boards that advance the mission of the University, advise the Board on a particular topic, and/or report directly to the Board. These include:

Eastcliff Advisory Board
The Eastcliff Advisory Board advises the Board of Regents on plans and major expenditures related to Eastcliff, assists in the solicitation of private resources to support Eastcliff, and brings internal and external perspectives to conversations about Eastcliff. The Eastcliff Advisory Board is chaired by a Regent appointed by the Board chair and reports directly to the Board.

Chair: Patricia S. Simmons

Eastcliff Advisory Board Bylaws

Eastcliff Technical Advisory Committee
The Eastcliff Technical Advisory Committee brings subject matter expertise to the management of Eastcliff by making recommendations for the improvement, maintenance, operations and use of the home in accordance with its designation on the National Register of Historic Places and its unique public and private uses. The Executive Director of the Office of the Board of Regents and Corporate Secretary of the University is a member of the committee. The Eastcliff Technical Advisory Committee reports directly to the Board.

Eastcliff Technical Advisory Committee Bylaws

University of Minnesota Foundation Board
The Foundation’s Board of Trustees is responsible for providing governance, advocacy, and philanthropic support to advance the mission of the Foundation. One-quarter of the trustees are appointed by the University’s Board of Regents, including three current Regents who serve three year terms.

Regent members: Richard B. Beeson, Linda A. Cohen, Peggy E. Lucas

Investment Advisory Committee
The Investment Advisory Committee recommends investment objectives, spending levels, portfolio construction, and an asset allocation plan to meet the financial goals identified by the Board of Regents. This committee is chaired by a Regent appointed by the Board chair.

Chair: Richard B. Beeson

Debt Management Advisory Committee
The Debt Management Advisory Committee advises the Board on debt management issues; and formulates, evaluates, and monitors debt management policies designed to serve the financial objectives identified by the Board of Regents. This committee is chaired by a Regent appointed by the Board chair.

Chair: David J. McMillan