December 2012

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, December 13, 2012 to Friday, December 14, 2012


UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - December 13-14, 2012
600 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street S.E.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
R. Beeson, Chair/D. Larson, Vice Chair

  1. External Auditor Report - M. Volna/K. Vosen/J. Dockendorf
  2. Introduction to the Development of an Institutional Risk Profile - G. Klatt
  3. The Risk Profile of the Research Enterprise - T. Mulcahy
  4. Institutional Compliance Officer Report - L. Zentner
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - G. Klatt 
  6. Information Items - G. Klatt

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
D. Johnson, Chair/C. Allen, Vice Chair    

  1. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - P. Wheelock/S. Crouch/S. Smith
    A.  Amundson Hall, Gore Annex Addition & Infrastructure Upgrades, Twin Cities Campus
  2. Capital Budget Amendment - Review - P. Wheelock/S. Crouch/S. Smith
    A.   Reuse Center - Engine Research Lab Remodeling, Twin Cities Campus
  3. Board of Regents Policy: Alcoholic Beverages on Campus - Review - P. Wheelock
  4. Report on Sustainability & Energy Efficiency Policy & University Sustainability Goals - P. Wheelock/J. Johnson/A. Short
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - P. Wheelock
  6. Information Items - P. Wheelock

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
P. Simmons, Chair/R. Beeson, Vice Chair

  1. Board of Regents Policy:  Employee Development, Education, and Training - Action - K. Brown/T. Mulcahy
  2. Board of Regents Policy:  Awards, Honors, and Recognition - Review - K. Brown/A. Carney
  3. University Compensation Philosophy & Planning - K. Brown/L. Lamb
  4. Annual Report on Faculty & Staff Compensation - K. Brown/L. Lamb/L. Goldfine
  5. Update on Implementation of the University's Equity & Diversity & Diversity Vision Framework - K. Brown/L. Mendoza/A. Phibbs
  6. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Brown
  7. Information Items - K. Brown

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch with Selected University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians & Fairview Health Services Leadership - Heritage Gallery

1:15 - 3:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
M. Ramirez, Chair/P. Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. Board of Regents Policy: Activities Involving Recombinant DNA or Other Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents - Review - T. Mulcahy
  2. Board of Regents Policy: Animal Care and Use - Review - T. Mulcahy
  3. Undergraduate Education Update & Goals for the Future - K. Hanson/R. McMaster
  4. Undergraduate Education Enrollment Trends & Tuition Philosophy - K. Hanson/R. McMaster
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Hanson

1:15 - 3:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room 
Finance & Operations Committee
J. Frobenius, Chair/V. Hung, Vice Chair

  1. Board of Regents Policy:  Debt Transactions - Action - R. Pfutzenreuter/C. Fleck
  2. Issues Related to: University of Minnesota Start-up Generation & Job Creation Strategy - R. Pfutzenreuter/T. Mulcahy
  3. Annual Financial Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  4. Annual Debt Capacity Forecast - R. Pfutzenreuter
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  6. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
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. Recognitions - E. Kaler
    A.   Senior Vice President, Academic Administration, University of Minnesota System
    B.   Vice President for Research
    C.  President & CEO, University of Minnesota Foundation
  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
    C.   Annual Eastcliff Report
  6. Consent Report - Review/Action - L. Cohen
    A.   Appointmen of  University of Minnesota Foundation Board of Trustees
    B. Appointment of UMore Park LLC Board of Governors
    C.   Gifts
  7. Report of the Student Representatives to the Board of Regents - M. Mason
  8. Board of Regents Policy:  Board Operations and Agenda Guidelines - Action - L. Cohen
  9. 2013 State Capital Budget Request - Review/Action - E. Kaler/ R. Pfutzenreuter/P. Wheelock
  10. Annual Report on the Status of University Research - T. Mulcahy
  11. UMD & UMR Brand Campaigns - R. Jones/L. Black/S. Lehmkuhle/D. Harvey
  12. Annual Financial Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  13. Report of the Committees
  14. Old Business
  15. New Business
  16. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: Audit: Engagement of External Audit Firm; Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs:  Appointment of Vice President for Research; Conferral of Tenure; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services $1,000,000 & over

Committee Information Items:  Audit:  Report of Engagement with Auditing Firms; Semi-Annual Controller’s Report; Facilities: Planned Sale of Two Parcels at Landscape Arboretum; Capital Planning & Project Management Semi-Annual Project Report; Lease Renewal at 111 South Broadway, Rochester (Rolchester Campus); Faculty Staff & Student Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions and Policy Issues;Finance & Operations: Quarterly Purchasing Report; Quarterly Investment Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Asset Management Report; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update; Emergency Approva of the Hiring of a Debt Advisor; Rochester Housing Refinance