April 2008

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, April 10, 2008 to Friday, April 11, 2008

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - April 10 - 11, 2008
600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St S.E.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2008
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.  Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

1.   Strategic Positioning: Challenges in the Academic Health Center - F. Cerra

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Larson, Chair/Regent Baraga, Vice Chair

  1. PreK-12 Update: College Readiness Initiatives - R. Jones/D. Bailey/K. Pekel
  2. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
  3. Information Items - T. Sullivan

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Metzen, Vice Chair

  1. Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Minnesota State Building & Construction Trades Council - Review/Action - C. Carrier/P. Dion
  2. Collective Bargaining Agreement with Graphic Communications International Union Local 1-B - Review/Action - C. Carrier/P. Dion
  3. Collective Bargaining Agreement with LELS Representing Police Officers - Review/Action - C. Carrier/P. Dion
  4. NCAA Certification Report Update - G. Klatt
  5. Leadership Development Initiatives to Support a Culture of Excellence - C. Carrier/ S. Martens/M. Mitchell
  6. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
  7. Information Items - C. Carrier

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.    Lunch with Alumni Association National Board of Directors - A.I. Johnson Room

1:45 - 3:45 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Metzen, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

  1. Real Estate Transactions - Action - K. O’Brien/S. Weinberg
    A.         Agreements for Use of University Facilities & Services for Walden Summer Residency Program. July 9-20, 2008, Twin Cities Campus
    B.          Purchase of 523 Oak Street & 524 & 528 Ontario Street SE, Minneapolis, Twin Cities Campus
  2. Capital Budget Amendments - Action - K. O’Brien/F. Cerra/M. Perkins/M. Pharis
    A.         Medical Bioscience Building Research Support Equipment, Twin Cities Campus
    B.         Heller Hall Floors 9-12 Remodeling for Department of History, Twin Cities Campus
  3. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
    A. Malosky Stadium Renovation, Duluth Campus
  4. Resolution to Conduct an Environmental Review of Gravel Mining at UMore Park - Review/Action - C. Muscoplat/M. Rotenberg/C. Carlson
  5. Board of Regents Policy:  Historical Preservation and Conservation of Buildings - Review - K. O’Brien
  6. Capital Planning & Project Management Semi-Annual Project Report - K. O’Brien/ M. Perkins
  7. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
  8. Information Items - K. O’Brien

1:45 - 3:45 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Hunter, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

  1. Annual Investment Consultants Report:  Cambridge Associates - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
  2. Annual Insurance & Risk Management Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  3. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  4. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

  1. External Auditor Review - D. Seck/D. Loberg
  2. Compliance Officer Report - S. Rafferty
  3. Information Items - G. Klatt

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, W.R. Peterson Conference Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Baraga, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

1.    Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters - M. Rotenberg

6:00 p.m. Dinner:  “The Critical Link:  PreK-12 Community & the University” - Eastcliff

FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2008
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast Meeting, Radisson Hotel Metrodome

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.  Sixth Floor, McNamara Alumni Center, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

  1. Recognition of McKnight Land-Grant Professors - R. Bruininks
  2. Introductions - R. Bruininks/T. Sullivan
    A.    Law School Dean
    B.    Vice Provost & Dean for Undergraduate Education
  3. Approval of Minutes - Action - P. Simmons
  4. Report of the President - R. Bruininks
  5. Report of the Chair - P. Simmons
  6. Receive and File Reports
    A.    Annual Capital Financing & Debt Management Report
    B.    Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity
  7. Board Calendar Annual Review - P. Simmons
  8. Report of the All-University Honors Committee - Action - R. Bruininks
  9. Quarterly Summary of Expenditures - Review/Action - P. Simmons
  10. Gifts - Review/Action - G. Fischer
  11. Light Rail Transit Update - K. O'Brien/B. Baker
  12. Report of the Committees
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports:  Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Facilities: Agreements for Use of University Facilities & Services with National Sports Foundation for USA Cup Soccer; Agreements for Use of University Facilities & Services for J Robinson Wrestling Camp; Thirteen-Month Lease for Use of 178,962 Square Feet of University Land in Area of I-35W Bridge by Flatiorn-Manson; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000, (including Food & Beverage Contracts); Approval of New Investment Manager; Approval of Liquidity Provider; Approval of Cash Flow Line of Credit for Consolidated Endowment Fund

Committee Information Items:  Audit:  External Auditor Relationships & Services Provided; Facilities: Extension of Grand Rounds Parkway System; Final Project Review - Malosky Stadium Renovation, Duluth Campus; Finance & Operations Committee: Quarterly Purchasing Report; Quarterly Asset Management Report; Semi-Annual Management Report; Financial Oversight:  Key Indicators; Emergency Approval

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