May 2007

Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2007 to Friday, May 11, 2007

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - May 9, 10 & 11, 2007
600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St S.E.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2007
6:00 p.m. Dinner to Recognize 2007 Regents Emeriti - Eastcliff

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2007
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

  1. External Audit Plan - D. Seck/D. Loberg
  2. University Preparedness for All-Hazard Emergencies - K. O’Brien
  3. Internal Audit Update - G. Klatt
  4. Information Items - G. Klatt

9:30 a.m.  Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents
Regent Baraga, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. Oath of Office - Newly-Elected Regents - Justice L. Gildea

10:00 - 11:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Larson, Chair

  1. Campus Reports & Strategic Positioning Update:  Duluth & Rochester - R. Jones/K. Martin/D. Carl
  2. Graduate Education:  Strategic Positioning Initiatives - T. Sullivan/G. Dubrow
  3. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
  4. Information Items - T. Sullivan

10:00 - 11:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Hunter, Vice Chair

  1. Issues Related to:  Enterprise Financial System Replacement Project Update - R. Pfutzenreuter
  2. Issues Related to: Budget Allocation Model - R. Pfutzenreuter
  3. Issues Related to: Annual Capital Improvement Budget FY 2008 - R. Pfutzenreuter
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  5. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.   Lunch to Recognize Student Representatives to the Board of Regents, A.I. Johnson Room

1:45 - 3:45 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Metzen, Chair

  1. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
    1. Bell Museum, Twin Cities Campus
  2. Real Estate Transactions - Action - K. O’Brien/F. Cerra/R. Pfutzenreuter/ S. Cawley/S. Weinberg
    A.         Seven-Year Lease at UPark Plaza, 2829 University Avenue SE for Academic Health Center, Twin Cities Campus
    B.         Ten-Year Lease at UPark Plaza, 2829 University Avenue SE for Office of Information Technology, Twin Cities Campus
  3. Real Estate Transaction - Review/Action - K. O'Brien/R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Weinberg
    A. Purchse of 5.375 Acres at 3141 Eustis Street & 3245 - 4th Street SE, Minneapolis, Twin Cities Campus
  4. Real Estate Transaction - Review - K. O’Brien
    1. Purchase of 1.2 Acres from City of Minneapolis, Huron Boulevard, Twin Cities Campus
  5. Light Rail Transit Principles & Update - K. O’Brien/R. Baker
  6. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
  7. Information Items - K. O’Brien

1:45 - 3:45 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Bohnsack, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. Annual Promotion and/or Tenure Recommendations - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
  2. Continuous Appointments:  Annual Recommendations - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
  3. Board of Regents Policy:  Faculty Tenure - Review - C. Carrier/T. Sullivan
  4. Intercollegiate Athletics Report - K. Brown/J. Maturi
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
  6. Information Items - C. Carrier

4:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Awards Ceremony & Reception
Regent Baraga, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. Distinguished McKnight University Professor Awards
  2. Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    A.         Morse Alumni Awards
    B.         Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate & Professional Education Awards
  3. John Tate Awards for Undergraduate Advising
  4. Josie R. Johnson Award for Human Rights and Social Justice
  5. Outstanding Community Service Awards
  6. Truman Scholar

6:00 p.m.  Dinner at Eastcliff

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2007
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 Baraga, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. Recognition of Coach J Robinson & University of Minnesota Wrestling Team - R. Bruininks/K. Brown
  2. Recognition of Student Representatives to the Board of Regents - A. Baraga
  3. Approval of Minutes - Action - A. Baraga
  4. Report of the President - R. Bruininks
  5. Report of the Chair - A. Baraga
  6. Receive and File Reports
    A.    Annual Review of President’s Delegations
  7. Report of the All-University Honors Committee - Action - R. Bruininks
  8. Gifts - Review/Action - G. Fischer
  9. Report of the Nominating Committee UMMCF Board of Trustees - Review/Action - J. Frobenius
  10. Six-Year Capital Improvement Plan - Action - R. Bruininks/K. O’Brien/R. Pfutzenreuter/R. Kvavik
  11. Annual Capital Improvement Budget FY2008 - Review - R. Bruininks/K. O’Brien/R. Pfutzenreuter
  12. Resolution Related to Board of Regents Policy: Appointments to Organizations and Boards - Review - A. Baraga/M. Rotenberg
  13. Board of Regents Policy: Appointments to Organizations and Boards - Review - A. Baraga/M. Rotenberg
  14. Report of the Student Representatives to the Board of Regents - N. Wanderman
  15. Report of the Committees
  16. Old Business
  17. New Business
  18. Adjournment

Committee Information Items:  Audit:  Semi-Annual Controller’s Report; Facilities: Emergency Approval of Real Estate Transaction & Capital Budget Amendment; Finance & Operations: Emergency Purchases; Key Financial Indicators

Committee Consent Reports:  Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000; Approval of New Investment Managers

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