December 2008

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2008 to Friday, December 12, 2008

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - December 11 - 12, 2008
600 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street S.E.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2008
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Hunter, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair
1. Issues Related to: State of Minnesota Economic Update - R. Pfutzenreuter/ T. Stinson
2. Issues Related to: Annual Financial Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/ M. Volna
3. Issues Related to: Peer Financial Institution Comparisons - R. Pfutzenreuter
4. Issues Related to: Faculty Retirement Plan - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
5. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
6. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

9:30 - 11:30 a.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. Purchase of 2609-2613 - 4th Street SE, Minneapolis (Twin Cities Campus)
B. Agreements for University Facilities & Services for Walden University 2009 Summer Residency Program, July 12-25, 2009 (Twin Cities Campus)
2. Capital Budget Amendment - Action - K. O'Biren
A. Food Services Renovation, Morris Campus
3. Campus Master Plan for University of Minnesota Rochester - Review - K. O’Brien/S. Lehmkuhle/O. Miller
4. Twin Cities Campus Master Plan: Overview & Context for Decision Making - K. O’Brien/J. Martin
5. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
6. Information Items - K. O’Brien

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

1:15 - 2:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

1. Federal Outlook - R. Bruininks/F. Cerra/R. Jones/T. Mulcahy/C. Riggs

3:00 - 4:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Larson, Chair/Regent Baraga, Vice Chair

1. Update: Undergraduate Academic Initiatives - T. Sullivan/R. McMaster
2. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
3. Information Items - T. Sullivan

3:00 - 4:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Metzen, Vice Chair

1. Enhancing Student/Community Relations - J. Morlock
2. Panel on New Student Expectations: Learning, Trends & Technologies - B. Wahlstrom/L. Gurak
3. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
4. Information Items - C. Carrier

6:00 p.m. Dinner with Board Office Staff, Eastcliff

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2008
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Meeting, Gold Room

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, McNamara Alumni Center, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

1. Introduction of Dean, College of Liberal Arts - R. Bruininks
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 - Review/Action - P. Simmons
A. Gifts Report
B. Quarterly Summary of Expenditures
C. Approval of a Management Plan, Institutional Conflict of Interest
7. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee - E. Hoover
8. Report of the Student Representatives to the Board of Regents - D. Norman
9. Supplemental 2009 State Capital Request - Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
10. Resolution on UMore Park: Concept Master Plan, Governance Structure & Legacy Fund - Action - R. Bruininks/C. Muscoplat/M. Rotenberg
11. Resolution Permitting Sale of Alcohol in Specified Venues on the Twin Cities Campus - Action - K. Brown
12. Annual Report on the Status of University Research - T. Mulcahy
13. Annual Financial Report - R. Pfutzenreuter
14. Report of the Committees
15. Old Business
16. New Business
17. Adjournment

Committee Information Items: Facilities: Morris Energy Service Company; Finance & Operations Committee: Quarterly Purchasing Report; Quarterly Asset Management Report; Quarterly Debt Management Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Investment Advisory Commitee Update

Committee Consent Reports: Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000

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