December 2007

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 to Sunday, December 14, 2008

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - December 13-14 2007
600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St S.E.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2007
8:15 - 9:15 a.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

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Larson, Chair/Regent Baraga, Vice Chair

  1. Board of Regents Policy:  Intellectual Property - Action - T. Sullivan/ T. Mulcahy/M. Rotenberg
  2. Board of Regents Policy:  Copyright - Action - T. Sullivan/W. Lougee/ R. Okediji
  3. Update:  Undergraduate Initiatives - T. Sullivan/C. Swan
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
  5. Information Items - T. Sullivan

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Metzen, Vice Chair

  1. Future Healthcare Trends: Impact on the University - C. Carrier/F. Cerra /D. Chapman/
  2. Health of University Students - E. Ehlinger/G. Rinehart
  3. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
  4. Information Items - C. Carrier

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch with Executive Team - Heritage Gallery

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

1.    State Economic Forecast - R. Bruininks/R. Pfutzenreuter/T. Stinson

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Metzen, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

  1. Schematic Plans: - Review/Action - K. O’Brien/K. Martin
    A.      Civil Engineering Building, Duluth Campus
  2. Update: Twin Cities Campus Master Plan - K. O’Brien/J. Martin
  3. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
  4. Information Items - K. O’Brien

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Hunter, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

  1. Issues Related to:  Annual Financial Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/D. Seck
  2. Issues Related to:  Overview of Invested Assets - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
  3. Issues Related to:  Six-Year Capital Improvement Plan/Debt Capacity Update - R. Pfutzenreuter
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  5. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

6:00 p.m.  Dinner with Board Staff - Eastcliff

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2007
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast Meeting, Radisson Hotel Metrodome

9:00 - 11:30 a.m.  Sixth Floor, McNamara Alumni Center, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

  1. Recognitions - R. Bruininks
    A.      McKnight Presidential Chair
    B.      McKnight Presidential Professorships
  2. Approval of Minutes - Action - P. Simmons
  3. Report of the President - R. Bruininks
  4. Report of the Chair - P. Simmons
  5. Receive and File Reports
    A.      Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity
    B.      Annual Financial Report
  6. Consent Report - Audit Committee - Review/Action - G. Klatt
  7. Gifts - Review/Action - G. Fischer
  8. Quarterly Summary of Expenditures - Review/Action - P. Simmons
  9. Appointments:  Fairview Health Services Board of Trustees - Review/Action - J. Frobenius
  10. Amendment to 2008 State Capital Request - Review/Action - R. Bruininks
  11. Board of Regents Policy: Mission Statement - Review - P. Simmons
  12. Report of the Student Representatives to the Board of Regents - M. Keil
  13. Annual Report on the Status of University Research - T. Mulcahy
  14. Annual Financial Report - R. Pfutzenreuter
  15. Report of the Committees
  16. Old Business
  17. New Business
  18. Adjournment

Committee Information Items: Finance & Operations: Quarterly Purchasing Report; Quarterly Investment Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Asset Management Report; Quarterly Debt Management Advisory Committee (DMAC) Update; Financial Oversight:  Key Indicators (July-September)

Committee Consent Reports:  Audit: Approval of External Audit Contract; Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs: Appointment of Vice Provost & Dean of Undergraduate Education; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000

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