July 2008

Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 to Friday, July 11, 2008

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - July 9, 10 & 11, 2008
600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St S.E.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2008
8:15 - 9:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee

Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair
1. Office of Internal Audit Charter - Review/Action - G. Klatt
2. Internal Audit Plan - G. Klatt
3. Committee 2008-09 Workplan Discussion - L. Cohen/G. Klatt

9:15 - 10:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

1. University Communications - R. Bruininks/K. Himle

10:45 - 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Hunter, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

1. Board of Regents Policy: Purchasing - Action - R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
2. Issues Related to: Biometical Facilities Debt Financing Strategy - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
3. Committee 2008-09 Workplan Discussion - S. Hunter/R. Pfutzenreuter
4. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
5. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Metzen, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

1. Real Estate Transactions - Action - K. O'Brien/S. Winberg/B. Slovut
A. Twenty-Five Year Agreement for New DECC Arena, Duluth, for UMD Bulldog Men's & Women's Hockey & Graduations (Duluth Campus)
B. Acquisition by Eminent Domain of 90.07 Acres, Carver County (Landscape Arboretum)
2. Real Estate Transaction - Review/Action - K. O'Brien/S. Weinberg
A. Acquisition of 90.07 Acres, Carver County (Landscape Arboretum)
3. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - K. O’Brien/A. Levine/M. Perkins
A. Maintenance/Farm Research Operations Center, Northwest Research & Outreach Center, Crookston
4. Committee 2008-09 Workplan Discussion - D. Metzen/K. O’Brien
5. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O'Brien
6. Information Items - K. O’Brien

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch - Board of Regents, Heritage Gallery

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Larson, Chair/Regent Baraga, Vice Chair

1. Strategic Positioning Update: Academic Communication Strategies - T. Sullivan
2. Northside Partnership: Progress Report - R. Jones/I. McClaurin
3. Committee 2008-09 Workplan Discussion - D. Larson/T. Sullivan
4. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
5. Information Items - T. Sullivan

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Metzen, Vice Chair

1. Strategic Positioning Update: Welcome Week Initiative - L. Koch
2. Post-Tenure Review: Update - T. Sullivan/A. Carney
3. Financing Future Health Care Through Health Care Savings Plan Accounts - C. Carrier/J. Singer
4. Committee 2008-09 Workplan Discussion - J. Frobenius/C. Carrier
5. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
6. Information Items - C. Carrier

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 - R. Bruininks/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. Gifts - Review/Action - G. Fischer
7. Board of Regents Policy: Reservation and Delegation of Authority - Action - P. Simmons
8. Biomedical Facilities: Implementation Program - F. Cerra/K. O’Brien/R. Pfutzenreuter
9. Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Memorandum of Understanding - Review/Action - R. Bruininks/K. O'Brien
10. Legislative Report: State & Federal - R. Bruininks/D. Peterson/C. Riggs
11. Report of the Committees
12. Old Business
13. New Business
14. Adjournment

THURSDAY & FRIDAY, JULY 10-11, 2008
Gainey Conference Centere, Owatonna MN
Board of Regents Retreat

Committee Information Items: Facilities: Carlson School of Management Repurposing Final Review; Request from Doran Companies to Purchase 10,890 Square Feet of Land at 1506 - 4th Street SE, Minneapolis for Sydney Hall Development & Dinky Dome Renovation Project (Twin Cities Campus); Northside Partnership - Urban Research & Outreach Center Update

Committee Consent Reports: Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Facilties: Three-Year Lease for Continued Use of 10,486 Square Feet in Mill Place at 111 - 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis (Twin Cities Campus); Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000; Central Reserves General Contingency Allocation

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