March 2010

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, March 11, 2010 to Friday, March 12, 2010

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - March 11 & 12, 2010
600 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street S.E.

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2010
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee

Regent Hunter, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair
1. External Auditor Review - M. Volna
2. Request for Proposal for External Audit Services - Update - M. Volna
3. Compliance Officer Report - L. Zentner

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

1. Annual Investment Consultants Report: Cambridge Associates -R. Pfutzenreuter/ S. Mason
2. Board of Regents Policy: Endowment Fund - Review - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
3. Board of Regents Policy: Investment of Reserves - Review - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
4. Board of Regents Policy: Investment Transactions - Review - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
5. Update: State of Minnesota Economy - R. Pfutzenreuter/ T. Stinson
6. Update: Enterprise Financial System - R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
7. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
8. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

1. Responding to the Needs of Student Veterans - S. Van Voorhis/C. Anderson
2. Student Outreach, Recruitment & Success on the Coordinae Campuses - R. Barceló/C. Casey/J. Johnson/S. Lehmkuhle/J. Millslagle
3. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
4. Information Items - C. Carrier

12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch with Selected Twin Cities Faculty of Color - A.I. Johnson Room

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair

1. Strategic Plan for & Financial Implication of Biomedical Science Research Facilities - R. Bruininks/F. Cerra/R. Pfutzenreuter

2:45 - 4:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Ramirez, Vice Chair

1. Board of Regents Policy: Student Financial Aid - Action - T. Sullivan
2. Board of Regents Policy: Academic Misconduct - Action - T. Sullivan
3. Board of Regents Policy: College Constitutions - Action - T. Sullivan
4. Focus on Medical Education - F. Cerra/M. Paller/L. Henson
5. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
6. Information Items - T. Sullivan

2:45 - 4:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Hunter Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

1. Board of Regents Policy: Monumental Works of Art - Action - K. O’Brien
2. Real Estate Transactions - Action - K. O’Brien/S. Lehmkuhle/S. Weinberg
A. Purchase of 701 S. Broadway, Rochester, Rochester Campus
B. Ten-Year Lease of Office, Classroom & Student Life Space & 178 Beds of Student Housing, 320 - 1st Ave. SW, Rochester, Rochester Campus
3. Capital Budget Amendments - Action - K. O’Brien/K. Martin/M. Perkins/J. Parente/ J. Turman
A. Griggs Hall Addition, Duluth Campus
B. Folwell Hall Interior Renovation – Design, Twin Cities Campus
C. Recreation Sports Addition – Design, Twin Cities Campus
4. Capital Budget Amendments - Review/Action - K. O’Brien/F. Cerra/M. Perkins
A. Lions Research Laboratory 1st & 4th Floor Renovation, Twin Cities Campus
B. Biomedical Facilities Program - Cancer/Cardiovascular Projects - Design, Twin Cities Campus
5. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - K. O’Brien/K. Martin
A. American Indian Learning Resource Center, Duluth Campus
B. Griggs Hall Addition, Duluth Campus
6. Board of Regents Policy: Historic Preservation - Review - K. O’Brien
7. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
8. Information Items - K. O’Brien

6:00 p.m. - Dinner with Selected McKnight Professors - Eastcliff

FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2010
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Meeting, Gold Room

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

1. Recognitions - R. Bruininks/T. Mulcahy/K. Himle
A. McKnight Land-Grant Professors
B. UMAA CEO
2. Approval of Minutes - Action - C. Allen
3. Report of the President - R. Bruininks
4. Report of the Chair - C. Allen
5. Receive and File Reports
A. Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity
B. Annual Capital Financing & Debt Management Report
6. Board Calendar Annual Review - C. Allen
7. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Allen
A.Gifts
B. Summary of Expenditures
8. Resoluton Related to Audit Committee - Review/Action - C. Allen
9. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee - M. Gonzales
10. Board of Regents Policy: Individual Business or Financial Conflicts of Interest - Action - K. Brown
11. Financing the Future: Budget Framework/Principles - R. Bruininks/R. Pfutzenreuter
12. Report of the Committees
13. Old Business
14. New Business
15. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Finance & Operations: UMR Student Housing Financing; Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs: Conferral of Tenure

Committee Information Items: Audit: External Auditor Relationships & Services Provided; Finance & Operations: Quarterly Purchasing Report; Quarterly Investment Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Asset Management Report; Semi-Management Report; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update; Facilities: Final Project Review, Weisman Art Museum Expansion; External Renovation of Coffman Union & Sanford Hall

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