December 2016

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, December 8, 2016 to Friday, December 9, 2016

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Devine, Chair/Regent Anderson, Vice Chair
1. Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters – Review/Action – D. Peterson

8:45 – 10:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities, Planning & Operations Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Devine, Vice Chair
1. Real Estate: Strategy, Tactics, and Vision – M. Berthelsen/ M. Volna/
S. Weinburg/S. Harris
2. East Gateway: Issues and Interests – M. MacKenzie/S. Harris
3. Recreation and Wellness Facilities Siting (Twin Cities Campus) – Review/Action – M. Berthelsen/S. Smith
4. Capital Budget Amendment: VFW Cancer Research Center and Masonic Memorial Building Relocations (Twin Cities Campus) – Review – S. Smith/
K. Bonneson
5. Information Items – M. Berthelsen

8:45 – 10:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty & Staff Affairs Committee
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Hsu, Vice Chair
1. Board of Regents Policy: Reservation and Delegation of Authority (Appointment Authority) – Review – K. Brown
2. Annual Report on Compensation – K. Brown/K. Horstman/M. Rohman Kuhl
3. Wellbeing: A Holistic Approach to Supporting an Engaged and Productive Workforce – K. Brown/B. Sullivan/K. Horstman
4. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Brown
5. Information Items – K. Brown

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
1. System-wide Strategic Plan Themes – E. Kaler/S. Lehmkuhle/
R. Ropers-Huilman

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Board of Regents Lunch – Minnesota Room

1:15 – 3:15 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Rosha, Vice Chair
1. System Campus Highlights from 2016 University Plan, Performance, and Accountability Report – K. Hanson/L. Black/J. Johnson/S. Lehmkuhle/
F. Wood
2. Twin Cities Campus Undergraduate Education Update – K. Hanson/
R. McMaster
3. Predictive Value of Standardized Tests – R. McMaster
4. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Hanson
5. Information Items – K. Hanson

1:15 – 3:15 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Finance Committee
Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Omari, Vice Chair
1. International Student Tuition Rates – M. McQuaid/R. McMaster/L. Kallsen
2. Administrative Cost Definition and Benchmarking – J. Tonneson
3. Report on Biennial Appropriation and Performance Goals – Review/Action –
J. Tonneson
4. Annual Financial Report – B. Burnett/M. Volna/S. Paulson
5. Consent Report – Review/Action – B. Burnett
6. Information Items – B. Burnett

3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Johnson Vice Chair
1. Board of Regents Policy: Board Policy Development – Review – B. Steeves/
J. Langworthy
2. Board of Regents Policy: Reservation and Delegation of Authority (Board Authority) – Review – B. Steeves/J. Langworthy
3. Orientation of New Regents – B. Steeves/S. Dirksen

3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Audit & Compliance Committee
Regent Brod, Chair/Regent Lucas, Vice Chair
1. External Auditor Report – S. Paulson/K. Knudtson
2. Update on Remediation of Intercollegiate Athletics Audit Findings – M. Coyle/
M. Volna
3. Compliance Program Update – B. Kumher
4. Update on Compliance with State Statute Regarding Procurement from Small Businesses – T. Bray/D. Peal
5. Information Items – G. Klatt

Immediately Following Committee Meetings – Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
1. Approval of Minutes – Action – D. Johnson
2. Consent Report – Review/Action – D. Johnson

A. Gifts
B. Report of the Regents Award Nominating Committee
C. Report of the All-University Honors Committee
D. Report of the Naming Committee
E. Election of Board Treasurer

3. Report of the Committees

6:00 p.m. Dinner with Minnesota Agricultural & Natural Resource Leaders – Eastcliff

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. First Floor, Gateway Room
Board of Regents Meeting and Breakfast
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Board of Regents to Discuss Labor Negotiations Strategy – Review/Action – K. Brown/D. Peterson

8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
1. Recognitions – D. Johnson/E. Kaler

A. Vice President for Research
B. Chancellor, Univeristy of Minnesota Morris
C. Chancellor, University of Minnesota Crookston

2. Introductions – E. Kaler

A. Senior Vice President for Finance & Operations
B. Chief Compliance Officer

3. Report of the President – E. Kaler
4. Report of the Chair – D. Johnson
5. Receive & File Reports

A. Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity
B. Annual Eastcliff Report
C. Annual Financial Report
6. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee – C. Campbell

7. 2016 University Plan, Performance, and Accountability Report – Review –
K. Hanson
8. Annual Report on the Status of University Research & Commercialization of Intellectual Property – B. Herman
9. Progress Update on Medical School Strategic Plan – E. Kaler/B. Jackson
10. Annual Financial Report – B. Burnett/M. Volna
11. Old Business
12. New Business
13. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: 

Academic & Student Affairs: Academic Program Changes.
Faculty & Staff Affairs: Chancellor, University of Minnesota Morris; Conferral of Tenure for Outside Hires.
Finance: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over; Approval of Off-Cycle Tuition Rates and Fees.

Committee Information Items:
Audit & Compliance: Institutional Compliance Officer Semi-Annual Report; Semi-Annual Controller’s Report.
Academic & Student Affairs: Report of Award from Association of Public Land-Grant Universities.
Facilities, Planning & Operations: Capital Planning and Project Management Semi¬-Annual Report; Pioneer Hall/Superblock Interconnection.
Faculty & Staff Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions, and Policy Issues.
Finance: Annual Business & Community Economic Development Report; Investment Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Purchasing Report; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update.

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