February 2013

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2013 to Friday, February 8, 2013

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS

Board and Committee Agendas - February 7-8, 2013
600 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street S.E.

 

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2013
7:45 - 9:00 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
R. Beeson, Chair/D. Larson, Vice Chair

1.   External Auditors Review of Completed Audit Work & Letters to Management - M. Volna/K. Knudtson/K. Vosen
2.   Risk Profile of University’s Human Resources Infrastructure - K. Brown
3.   Internal Audit Update - G. Klatt            
4.   Accountability Update on Clinical & Translational Science Institute - A. Friedman
5.   Information Items - G. Klatt

9:15 - 11:15 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Academic & Student Affairs Committee
M. Ramirez, Chair/P. Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. Board of Regents Policy:  Activities Involving Recombinant DNA or Other Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents - Action - B. Herman
  2. Board of Regents Policy:  Animal Care and Use - Action - B. Herman
  3. eLearning Vision & Direction - K. Hanson/W. Lougee
  4. Assessment of Undergraduate Student Learning - K. Hanson/R. McMaster/J. Shultz
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Hanson

9:15 - 11:15 a.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room 
Finance Committee
J. Frobenius, Chair/V. Hung, Vice Chair

  1. Annual Capital Finance & Debt Management Report - R. Pfutzenreuter
  2. Annual Insurance & Risk Management Report - M. Volna/S. Pardoe
  3. Annual Investment Performance:  Peer Comparisons - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
  4. Financial Dashboard:  Metrics for Board Oversight - R. Pfutzenreuter/ M. Volna
  5. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Support the U Day Rally - Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul

2:15 - 4:15 Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities & Operations Committee
D. Johnson, Chair/C. Allen, Vice Chair    

  1. Board of Regents Policy:  Alcoholic Beverages on Campus - Action - P. Wheelock
  2. Capital Budget Amendment - Action - P. Wheelock/S. Crouch/S. Smith
    A.   Reuse Center - Engine Research Lab Remodeling, Twin Cities Campus
  3. Capital Budget Amendment - Review/Action - P. Wheelock/M. Berthelsen/S. Smith
    A. Combined Heat & Power Plant, Twin Cities Campus
  4. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - P. Wheelock/S. Crouch/ M. Berthelsen/TBD/S. Smith
    A.   Reuse Center - Engine Research Lab Remodeling, Twin Cities Campus
    B.   Combined Heat & Power Plant, Twin Cities Campus
  5. Real Estate Transaction - Review - P. Wheelock/S. Weinberg
    A.   Purchase of 78.13 Acres, Carver County (Landscape Arboretum)
    B.   Eight-year Lease of 16,774 Square Feet at 1200 Washington Avenue South,   Minneapolis for Academic Health Center/Medical School Advanced Research & Diagnostics Laboratory (Twin Cities Campus]
  6. Utilities & Energy Management Annual Report - P. Wheelock/M. Berthelsen/ J. Malmquist
  7. Consent Report - Review/Action - P. Wheelock
  8. Information Items - P. Wheelock

2:15 - 4:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty & Staff Affairs Committee
P. Simmons, Chair/R. Beeson, Vice Chair

  1. Board of Regents Policy:  Awards, Honors, and Recognition - Action - K. Hanson/K. Brown
  2. Analysis of Organizational Structure - K. Brown//M. Luther
  3. All-University Recruiting & Hiring - K. Brown/L. Negrini/K. Stuckert
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Brown
  5. Information Items - K. Brown

6:00 p.m.  Dinner with Selected Generation Next Leadership & K-12 Educators - Eastcliff

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
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. Introduction of Vice President for Research - 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
  6. Consent Report - Review/Action - L. Cohen
    A.   Report of the All-University Honors Committee
    B.   Gifts
    C. Summary of Expenditures 
  7. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee - S. Kohlstedt
  8. Resolution Related to Merger of the University of Minnesota Foundation & the Minnesota Medical Foundation - Review/Action - E. Kaler/M. Rotenberg
  9. University of Minnesota Public Engagement Activities - K. Hanson/A. Furco
  10. Report of the Committees
  11. Old Business
  12. New Business
  13. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: Academic & Student Affairs: Academic Program Changes; Faculty & Staff Affairs:  Conferral of Tenure

Committee Information Items:  Audit:  Updated Committee Work Plan; Facilities & Operations: Lease to STARS Prep School for Use of Classrooms (Landscape Arboretum); Final Project Review - Laboratory/Classroom Facility, Itasca Biological Station & Laboratories, Itasca State Park; Emergency Approval for UMore Park Traffic Signals; Facult & Staff Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions and Policy Issues;Finance: Central Reserves Update

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