July 2007

Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - July 11, 2007
600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St S.E.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2007
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

  1. Internal Audit Plan - G. Klatt
  2. Follow-up: University Preparedness for All-Hazard Emergencies - K. O'Brien

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Larson, Chair/Regent Baraga, Vice Chair

  1. Teaching & Learning - T. Sullivan/A. Carney/C. Swan/G. Rinehart/ D. Bailey/B. Durgan/M. Nichols
  2. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
  3. Information Items - T. Sullivan

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.   Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Metzen, Vice Chair

  1. Collective Bargaining Agreement with University Education Association, Duluth & Crookston Faculty (Outstate Instructional Unit 9) - Review/Action - C. Carrier/P. Dion
  2. Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Career Services - G. Rinehart/C. Swan
  3. Report on Survey of Probationary Faculty (COACHE) - T. Sullivan/A. Carney
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
  5. Information Items - C. Carrier

12:00 noon - 1:15 p.m.  Lunch - Williams Arena Clubroom
                               

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Metzen, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

  1. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - K. O'Brien/M. Perkins/R. Stine/M. Reese
    A.      Renewable Hydrogen & Ammonia Production Project, West Central Research & Outreach Center, Morris
  2. Real Estate Transaction - Review/Action - K. O'Brien/S. Weinberg
    A. Termination of Spur Track, Driveway & Blanket Easements Held by Union Pacific Railroad, East Gateway District Area, Twin Cities Campus
  3. Resolution to Conduct an Environmental Review of the Proposed NOvA Far Detector Laboratory Near Ash River, Minnesota - Review/Action - K. O’Brien/M. Rotenberg/K. Larson
  4. Real Estate Transactions - Review - K. O’Brien/S. Weinberg
    A.      Purchase of 22.68 Acres from the State of Minnesota, St. Louis County
    B.      Purchase of 23.22 Acres from LaMinora Properties, St. Louis County
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
  6. Information Items - K. O’Brien

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Hunter, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

1. Issues Related to: Morris Energy Initiatives/CREB Bonds - R. Pfutzenreuter/L. Rasmussen
2. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
3. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

2:45 - 4:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, McNamara Alumni Center, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

  1. Recognitions - C. Carrier
    A.      Civil Service Committee Chair
    B.      Council of Academic Professionals & Administrators Chair
  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
    A.       Civil Service Committee Report
    B.       Council of Academic Professionals & Administrators Report
  6. Report of the All-University Honors Committee - Action - R. Bruininks
  7. Gifts - Review/Action - R. Bruininks
  8. Board of Regents Policy Report - P. Simmons
  9. State & Federal Relations Update - R. Bruininks/D. Peterson
  10. Report of the Committees
  11. Old Business
  12. New Business
  13. Adjournment

Committee Information Items:  Facilities: TCF Bank Stadium Final Project Review; Morris Biomass Heating Plant Final Project Review

Committee Consent Reports:  Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs: Appointments to Hormel Institute Board; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000; General Contingency Allocations

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