February 2008

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2008 to Friday, February 8, 2008

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - February 7 - 8, 2008
600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St S.E.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2008
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

  1. External Auditor’s Management Letter - D. Seck/D. Loberg
  2. Improvements to Institutional Oversight of Internal Service Organizations - D. Seck
  3. Internal Audit Update - G. Klatt
  4. Information Items - G. Klatt

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, W.R. Peterson Conference Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Baraga, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair
1. Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters - M. Rotenberg

9:45 - 11:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Metzen, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

  1. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - K. O’Brien/J. Johnson/R. Kvavik/C. Chase/M. Perkins
    A.      Science Teaching & Student Services, Twin Cities Campus
    B.      Carlson School of Management Repurposing, Twin Cities Campus
    C.      Community Services Renovation, Morris Campus
  2. Real Estate Transaction - Review/Action - K. O'Brien/S. Weinberg
    A. Ten-Year Sublease for 11,900 Gross Square Feet at 331 - 17th Avenue SE Minneapolis, Twin Cities Campus
  3. Real Estate Transactions - Review - K. O'Brien/S. Weinberg
    A. Agreements for Use of University Facilities & Services for Walden Summer Residency Program July 9-20, 2008 (Twin Cities Campus)
    B. Purchae of 523 Oak Street & 524 & 528 Ontario Street SE Minneapolis, Twin Cities Campus
  4. Capital Budget Amendments - Review - K. O’Brien/F. Cerra/M. Perkins/M. Pharis
    A. Medical Bioscience Bulding Research Support Equipment, Twin Cities Campus     
    B. Heller Hall Floors 9-12 Remodeling for Department of History, Twin Cities Campus
  5. Energy & Utilities:  Principles & Progress Update - K. O’Brien/J. Malmquist/ M. Berthelson
  6. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
  7. Information Items - K. O’Brien

9:45 - 11:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Hunter, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

  1. Issues Related to:  Annual Capital Financing & Debt Management Report - R. Pfutzenreuter
  2. Issues Related to:  Private Equity - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
  3. Update: Enterprise Financial System Implementation - R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  5. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

12:00 noon - 1:15 p.m.    Lunch with Selected Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Holders - A.I. Johnson Room

1:30 - 3:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

1.      Graduate Education: Academic & Student Experience - T. Sullivan/C. Carrier/G. Dubrow/G. Rinehart

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Larson, Chair/Regent Baraga, Vice Chair

  1. Area Health Education Center - Resolution - Review/Action - F. Cerra
  2. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
  3. Information Items - T. Sullivan

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Metzen, Vice Chair

  1. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
  2. Information Items - C. Carrier

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2008
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 Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

  1. Recognition of McKnight Presidential Chair - R. Bruininks
  2. Approval of Minutes - Action - P. Simmons
  3. Report of the President - R. Bruininks
  4. Report of the Chair - P. Simmons
  5. Receive and File Reports
  6. Report of the All-University Honors Committee - Action - R. Bruininks
  7. Gifts - Review/Action - G. Fischer
  8. Appointment: University Foundation Trustee - Review/Action - P. Simmons
  9. Board of Regents Policy:  Mission Statement - Action - P. Simmons
  10. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee - G. Balas
  11. Financing the Future: Tuition, Fees & Cost of Attendance - R. Bruininks
  12. Report of the Committees
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports:  Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Facilities: Purchase of 1215 Woodland Avenue Duluth (Duluth Campus); Conveyance of Permanent & Temporary Construction Easements to State of Minnesota, Department of Transportation, for I35W Bridge Project (Twin Cities Campus); Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs: Appointment of Law School Dean; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000

Committee Information Items:  Audit:  A-133 Federal Audit; NCAA Agreed-Upon Procedures; Facilities: Advancing the University's Sustainability Efforts; Request from Doran Companies for Purchase of University Property at 1506 - 4th Street Minneapolis (Twin Cities Campus); Finance & Operations:  Annual Insurance & Risk Management Report; Annual Report on Central Reserves

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