December 2009

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, December 10, 2009 to Friday, December 11, 2009

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - November 12 - 13, 2009 
600 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street S.E.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2009
8:15 - 10:15 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Hung, Vice Chair

1. Board of Regents Policy: Targeted Business, UCED, and Small Business Programs - Review - R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna 
2. Issues Related to: Annual Financial Report - M. Volna/D. Seck 
3. Update: University Student Fees - R. Pfutzenreuter/J. Tonneson
4. Issues Related to: UMore Park Financing Update - R. Pfutzenreuter
5. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
6. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter 

8:15 - 10:15 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

1. Faculty & Staff Recruitment: Challenges & Opportunities - Coordinate Campuses - R. Jones/C. Casey/J. Johnson/S. Lehmkuhle/K. Martin
2. Equity & Diversity: Pathways to Success - N. Barceló/K. Lockhart
3. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
4. Information Items - C. Carrier

10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair

1. State of Minnesota Economic Update - R. Pfutzenreuter/T. Stinson/T. Gillaspy

12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch with Twin Cities Deans Council, Heritage Gallery

1:30 - 2:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair

1. Annual Report on the Status of University Research - T. Mulcahy
2. East Gateway District Plan/Bioscience Discovery District/Medical Biosciences Facility Update - K. O'Brien/F. Cerra/R. Johnson/O. Miller

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee 
Regent Hunter, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

1. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - K. O’Brien/M. Perkins
A. Akerman Hall Hanger Renovation & Akerman & Mechanical Engineering Life Safety Improvements, Twin Cities Campus
B. Folwell Hall Interior Renovation, Twin Cities Campus
2. Real Estate Transaction - Action - K. O’Brien/S. Weinberg
A. Purchase of 22,000 Square Feet of Land at 2201 - 7th St. SE, Minneapolis, Twin Cities Campus 
3. Real Estate Transactions - Review/Action - K. O’Brien/S. Weinberg
A. Thirty-Six Month Lease for Warehouse Space for Physics/NOvA Project, Twin Cities Campus
B. Sale of 64.299 Acres at UMore Park to MN State Colleges & Universities/Dakota County Technical College
C. Purchase of 1000 Humboldt Avenue No., Minneapolis, Twin Cities Campus 
4. Capital Budget Amendment - Review - K. O'Brien/M. Perkins
A. Akerman Hall Hanger Renovation & Akerman & Mechanical Engineering Life Safety Improvements, Twin Cities Campus 
5. Morris Campus Master Plan - Review - K. O’Brien/J. Johnson
6. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
7. Information Items - K. O’Brien

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Ramirez, Vice Chair

1. Board of Regents Policy: Openness in Research - Review - T. Mulcahy
2. Focus on Undergraduate Education - T. Sullivan/R. McMaster
3. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
4. Information Items - T. Sullivan

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2009
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Meeting, Minnesota Room

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

1. Approval of Minutes - Action - C. Allen
2. Report of the President - R. Bruininks
3. Report of the Chair - C. Allen
4. Receive and File Reports
A. Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity
B. Annual Financial Report
5. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Allen
A. Appointment: Fairview Health Services Board of Trustees 
B. UMore Park Board of Governors 
C. Gifts 
D. Summary of Expenditures
6. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee - M. Gonzales
7. Report of the Student Representatives to the Board of Regents - J. McCabe
8. Board of Regents Policy: Reservation and Delegation of Authority - Review - C. Allen/M. Rotenberg
9. Board of Regents Policy: Founding Date, Corporate Name and Seal, and University Marks - Review - K. Himle/M. Rotenberg
10. Board of Regents Policy: Legal Review of Contracts and Transactions - Review - M. Rotenberg 
11. Six-Year Capital Improvement Plan: 2010-2015 - Action - R. Bruininks/R. Jones/K. O’Brien/ R. Pfutzenreuter
12. Update: UMore Park - C. Muscoplat
13. Update: Strategic Positioning - R. Bruininks/T. Sullivan
14. Annual Financial Report - R. Pfutzenreuter
15. Report of the Committees
16. Old Business
17. New Business
18. Adjournment

Committee Information Items: Facilities: Extension of Lease for DECC Arena, 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, for UMD/Hockey, Duluth Campus; Emergency Approval for Fifteen-Year Lease to PETNET Solutions, Inc., 4,051 Usable Squaree Feet at 2021 - 6th Street SE, Minneapolis, Twin Cities Campus; Finance & Operations: Quarterly Purchasing Report; Quarterly Investment Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Asset Management Report; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update

Committee Consent Reports: Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Facilities: Sale of 3,300 Square Feet of Land at 1510 - 4th Street SE, Minneapolis, Twin Cities Campus; Agreements for the Use of University Facilities & Services for Walden Summer Session Residency Program, July 10-24, 2010, Twin Cities Campus; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000

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