February 2007

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, February 8, 2007 to Friday, February 9, 2007

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - February 8-9, 2007
600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St S.E.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2007
9
:00 - 10:15 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

  1. External Auditor’s Management Letter - R. Pfutzenreuter/D. Loberg
  2. Longitudinal Analysis of Research Infrastructure Audit Results & Their Strategic Implications - T. Mulcahy
  3. Internal Audit Update - G. Klatt
  4. Information Items - G. Klatt

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Sixth Floor, W.R. Peterson Conference Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Berman, Chair/Regent Baraga, Vice Chair

1. Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters - M. Rotenberg

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Metzen, Chair/Regent Ransom, Vice Chair

  1. Capital Budget Amendments - Action - K. O’Brien/F. Cerra/M. Perkins
    A. Johnston Hall, 2nd Floor Renovation, Twin Cities Campus
    B. 90 Church Street, Data Center HVAC Upgrades, Twin Cities Campus
    C. West Bank Office Building, Data Center HVAC Upgrades, Twin Cities Campus
  2. Capital Budget Amendment - Review - K. O'Brien/R. Pfutzenreuter
    A. East Gateway District, Twin Cities Campus
  3. Real Estate Transactions - Review - K. O'Brien/R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Denny
    A. Five-Year Lease at University Enterprises Laboratory, 1000 Westgate Drive, St. Paul for Academic Health Center's Lion's Eye Bank, Twin Cities Campus
    B. Seven-Year Lease at University Park Plaza, 2829 University University SE, Minneapolis for Academic Health Center, Twin Cities Campus
  4. Energy & Utilities:  Principles & Progress Update - K. O’Brien
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
  6. Information Items - K. O’Brien

10:30 - 12:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Bohnsack, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. Board of Regents Policy:  Employee Work-Life and Personal Leaves - Action - C. Carrier
  2. Board of Regents Policy:  Employee Compensation and Recognition - Review - C. Carrier
  3. Board of Regents Policy:  Employee Performance Evaluation and Development - Review - C. Carrier
  4. Supporting New University of Minnesota Faculty - C. Carrier/A. Carney
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
  6. Information Items - C. Carrier

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Twin Cities Council of Deans - A.I. Johnson Room

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

  1. University’s Urban Agenda - R. Bruininks/R. Jones

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Bell, Chair/Regent Larson, Vice Chair

  1. Board of Regents Policy:  Submitting and Accepting Sponsored Projects - Action - T. Mulcahy
  2. Research: A Report on Its Importance to the Academic Mission - T. Mulcahy
  3. University of Minnesota Extension:  Taking Research to the People - R. Jones/ B. Durgan
  4. Research & the Undergraduate Experience - C. Swan
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
  6. Information Items - T. Sullivan

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Hunter, Vice Chair

  1. Issues Related to: Certain Investment Asset Classes - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
  2. Six-Year Capital Plan and Debt Capacity - R. Pfutzenreuter
  3. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  4. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

6:00 p.m. Dinner with Selected Legislative Leadership - Eastcliff

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2007
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast Meeting, Radisson Hotel Metrodome

9:00 - 11:30 a.m.  Sixth Floor, McNamara Alumni Center, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Baraga, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. Introduction of Vice President for University Relations - R. Bruininks
  2. Recognition of Rhodes Scholar - R. Bruininks
  3. Approval of Minutes - Action - A. Baraga
  4. Report of the President - R. Bruininks
  5. Report of the Chair - A. Baraga
  6. Receive and File Reports
    A.   Annual Capital Financing & Debt Management Report
  7. Report of the All-University Honors Committee - Action - R. Bruininks
  8. Gifts - Review/Action - G. Fischer
  9. Board of Regents Policy Report - A. Baraga
  10. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee - C. Chomsky
  11. Board of Regents Policy:  Associated Organizations - Review - M. Rotenberg
  12. Future of Northrop Auditorium - K. O’Brien/S. Rosenstone
  13. Report of the Committees
  14. Old Business
  15. New Business
  16. Adjournment

Committee Information Items:  Audit:  A133 Federal Audit; NCAA Agreed-Upon Procedures; Exernal Audit Contract; Facilities: 717 Delaware Phase II Final Project Review; U of M Twin Cities Campus Area Neighborhood Report; University/DNR Agreement; UMR Lease; Finance & Operations:  Annual Insurance & Risk Management Report; Annual Report on Central Reserves; Annual Economic Development Report

Committee Consent Reports:  Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Finance & Operations: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000; Emergency Purchases

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