May 2008

Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 to Friday, May 9, 2008

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - May 7, 8 & 9, 2008;
Public Forum - May 21, 2008
600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St S.E.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2008
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair, Regent Allen, Vice Chair

1. Impact of EFS Implementation & New Accounting Pronouncements on the University’s Internal Control Environment - M. Volna/D. Seck
2. External Audit Plan - Review/Action - D. Seck/C. McElroy
3. Internal Audit Update - G. Klatt
4. Information Items - G. Klatt

THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2008
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor Lobby
Breakfast Reception to Recognize Student Representatives to the Board of Regents

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

1. Issues Related to: President's Recommended Annual Operating Budget - R. Pfutzenreuter
2. Issues Related to: President’s Recommended Annual & Six-Year Capital Improvement Budgets - R. Pfutzenreuter
3. Update: Enterprise Financial System Implementation - R. Pfutzenreuter/ M. Volna
4. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
5. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Metzen, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

1. Issues Related to: President’s Recommended Annual & Six-Year Capital Improvement Budgets - K. O’Brien
2. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
3. Information Items - K. O’Brien

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. Campus Tour; Lunch at Boathouse

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Larson, Chair/Regent Baraga, Vice Chair

1. Board of Regents Policy: International Education - Review - R. Jones/M. McQuaid
2. International Education Update: Goals & Strategies - R. Jones/M. McQuaid
3. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
4. Information Items - T. Sullivan

2:15 - 3:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Metzen, Vice Chair

1. Annual Promotion and/or Tenure Recommendations - Review/Action - T. Sullivan/A. Carney
2. Continuous Appointments: Annual Recommendations - Review/Action - T. Sullivan/ A. Carney
3. Faculty Compensation: Comparisons & Analysis - T. Sullivan/C. Carrier/A. Levine/R. Howard
4. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
5. Information Items - C. Carrier

4:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Awards Ceremony & Reception
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, 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. President’s Award for Outstanding Service

6:00 p.m. Dinner with University of Minnesota Chancellors at Eastcliff

FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2008
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Meeting, Radisson Hotel Metrodome

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, McNamara Alumni Center, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

1. Recognitions
A. McKnight Presidential Professor - R. Bruininks
B. Student Representatives to the Board of Regents - P. Simmons
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. Annual Review of President’s Delegations
6. Report of the All-University Honors Committee - Action - R. Bruininks
7. Gifts - Review/Action - G. Fischer
8. Report of the Nominating Committee: UMMCF Board of Trustees - Review/Action - J. Frobenius
9. Report of the Student Representatives to the Board of Regents - M. Keil
10. President’s Recommended Annual Capital Improvement Budget 2009 - Review - R. Bruininks/K. O’Brien/R. Pfutzenreuter
11. Six-Year Capital Improvement Plan: 2009-2014 - Review - R. Bruininks/K. O’Brien/ R. Pfutzenreuter
12. President’s Recommended Annual Operating Budget FY2009 - Review - R. Bruininks
13. Report of the Committees
14. Old Business
15. New Business
16. Adjournment

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2008
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Public Forum on the President's Recommended Annual Operating Budget FY2009

Committee Consent Reports: Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Facilities: Purchase of 516 Ontario Street SE, Minneapolis (Twin Cities Campus); Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs: Retirement Incentive Option Program; Amendments to Civil Service Rules; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000

Committee Information Items: Audit: Semi-Annual Controller’s Report; Facilities: Use of Easement Consideration Received from Minnesota Pipeline Company (University of Minnesota Outreach, Research & Education Park)

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