December 2011

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, December 8, 2011 to Friday, December 9, 2011

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - December 8-9, 2011
600 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street S.E.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
R. Beeson, Chair/D. Larson, Vice Chair

1. External Auditor Report - M. Volna/K. Vosen/K. Knudtson
2. Compliance Officer Report - L. Zentner
3. Cloud Computing: Realizing its Opportunities Responsibly - B. Gulachek/B. Cohen/A. Anders
4. Recalibration of Risk in the Research Enterprise - T. Mulcahy/P. Webb/S. Waldemar
5. Information Items - G. Klatt

9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
D. Johnson, Chair/C. Allen, Vice Chair

1. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - K. O’Brien/C. Casey/M. Perkins/G. Rinehart
A. 4th St. SE Residence Hall & Dining Facility - Twin Cities Campus
B. Crookston Residence Hall & Academic Classroom Bldg - Crookston Campus
2. Capital Budget Amendments - Review - K. O’Brien/C. Casey/M. Perkins/G. Rinehart/S. Crouch
A. 4th St. SE Residence Hall & Dining Facility - Twin Cities Campus
B. Crookston Residence Hall & Academic Classroom Bldg - Crookston Campus
C. Lind Hall First Floor Remodel project - Structural Repairs, Twin Cities Campus
D. Lind Hall First Floor Remodel project - Taylor Center Upgrade, Twin Cities Campus
3. Report on Sustainability & Energy Efficiency Policy & University Sustainability Goals - K. O’Brien/J. Johnson/A. Short
4. Twin Cities Campus Master Plan: Open Space Plan Progress - K. O’Brien/ M. MacKenzie
5. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
6. Information Items - K. O’Brien

9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
P. Simmons, Chair/R. Beeson, Vice Chair

1. Collective Bargaining Agreement with Teamsters Local 320 - Review/Action - K. Brown/P. Dion
2. Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME Local 3800 & 3801 - Review/Action - K. Brown/P. Dion
3. Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME Local 3937 & 3801 - Review/Action - K. Brown/P. Dion
4. Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME Local 3260 - Review/Action - K. Brown/P. Dion
5. The Student Experience: Financial Aid & Financial Literacy - K. Brown/R. McMaster/K. Wright
6. Online Education at UMC - K. Brown/C. Casey/M. Christopherson/B. Brorson
7. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Brown
8. Information Items - K. Brown

12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch with Chancellors & UMTC Deans - Heritage Gallery

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Work Session
L. Cohen, Chair/D. Larson, Vice Chair

1. State of Minnesota Economic Update - T. Stinson

2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
M. Ramirez, Chair/P. Simmons, Vice Chair

1. Academic Freedom & Tenure White Paper - T. Sullivan/B. Elliott
2. Annual Update on Undergraduate Retention & Graduation Rates - T. Sullivan/R. McMaster
3. Research as a Distinctive Part of the Educational Experience - T. Sullivan/W. Gladfelter/M. Marshak
4. Carlson School of Management Tuition Surcharge Differential- T. Sullivan/S. Zaheer
5. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
6. Information Items - T. Sullivan

2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
J. Frobenius, Chair/V. Hung, Vice Chair

1. Issues Related to: Annual Financial Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
2. Debt Capacity Forecast Model for Six-Year Capital Improvement Plan - R. Pfutzenreuter
3. Long Term Financial Planning: Fully Allocated Cost of Mission Activities, Part I - R. Pfutzenreuter/J. Tonneson/L. Kallsen
4. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
5. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Meeting - Gateway Room

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
L. Cohen, Chair/D. Larson, Vice Chair

1. Recognition of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost - E. Kaler
2. Approval of Minutes - Action - L. Cohen
3. Report of the President - E. Kaler
4. Report of the Chair - L. Cohen
5. Receive and File Reports
A. Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity
B. Annual Financial Report
6. Consent Report - Review/Action - L. Cohen
A. Report of the All-University Honors Committee
B. Gifts
7. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee - C. Cramer
8. Report of the Student Representatives to the Board of Regents - A. Omari
9. Board of Regents Policy: Board Operations and Agenda Guidelines - Review - L. Cohen
10. Board of Regents Policy: Reservation and Delegation of Authority - Review - L. Cohen
11. Annual Report on the Status of University Research - T. Mulcahy
13. Annual Report on Private Giving - S. Goldstein/B. Malkerson
14. Annual Financial Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
15. Report of the Committees
16. Old Business
17. New Business
18. Adjournment

Committee Information Items: Audit: Semi-Annual Controller’s Report; Facilities: Capital Planning & Project Management Semi-Annual Project Report; Final Project Review: Physics & Nanotechnology Building and St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Infrastructure Update, Twin Cities Campus; Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions and Policy Issues

Committee Consent Reports: Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Facilities: Agreements for Use of University Facilities & Services for WaldenUniversity's Summer Session Residency Program, July 6-12, 2012, Twin Cities Campus; Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs: Conferral of Tenure; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $1,000,000

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