May 2014

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, May 8, 2014 to Friday, May 9, 2014

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - May 8 & 9, 2014
600 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street S.E.

THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Brod, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. External Audit Plan - M. Volna/K. Vosen/J. Dockendorf
  2. External Auditor Review & Summary of Other External Auditor Relationships & Services Provided - M. Volna
  3. Academic Risk Profile - K. Hanson

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Special Committee on Academic Medicine
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair 

1.   Academic Health Center Research: Overview & Update - B. Jackson/G. Georg/T. Schacker/J. Tolar/J. Neaton/L. Blewett

9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities & Operations Committee
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Devine, Vice Chair

  1. Capital Budget Amendment - Review/Action - P. Wheelock/S. Smith
    A. Williams Arena Roof Replacement, Twin Cities Campus
  2. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - P. Wheelock/S. Smith
    A. Williams Arena Roof Replacement, Twin Cities Campus 
  3. Project Components of the President’s FY 2015 Annual Capital Improvement Budget - Review - P. Wheelock/S. Smith
  4. Providing a Memorable Student Experience - P. Wheelock/L. Scheich/M. Berthelsen
  5. Evolution of Transportation Planning & Operations on the Twin Cities Campus - P. Wheelock/R. Allanson
  6. Information Item – P. Wheelock

9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty & Staff Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair

  1. Repeal Board of Regents Policy: Death Benefits - Action - K. Brown
  2. Annual Promotion & Tenure Recommendations - Review/Action - K. Brown/ K. Hanson/A. Carney
  3. Continuous Appointments: Annual Recommendations - Review/Action - K. Brown/K. Hanson/A. Carney
  4. Collective Bargaining Agreement with Minnesota Public Employees Assocation, Inc. (Unit 1) - Review/Action - K. Brown/P. Dion
  5. Update on Job Family Work - K. Brown/S. Reger
  6. Information Items - K. Brown

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch with Senior Leadership Group - Heritage Gallery

1:15 - 3:15 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair

  1. 2015-16 Reaccreditation of the Twin Cities & Rochester Campuses: Staff Preparations & Board Responsibilties - K. Hanson/J. Shultz
  2. Undergraduate Transfer Student Experience & University Impact - R. McMaster
  3. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Hanson

1:15 - 3:15 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room 
Finance Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Frobenius, Vice Chair

  1. Board of Regents Policy: Endowment Fund - Action - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
  2. Financial Components of the President’s Recommended FY 2015Annual Capital Improvement Budget - Review - R. Pfutzenreuter
  3. President’s Recommended FY 2015 Annual Operating Budget - Review - R. Pfutzenreuter/J. Tonneson
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  5. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

3:30 - 4:15 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
R. Beeson, Chair/D. Johnson, Vice Chair
1.  Recognitions - E. Kaler/K. Hanson/A. Phenix
A. NCAA Champions      
B.  Distinguished McKnight University Professor Awards
C.  National Academy Members & Other Major Faculty Awards
D.   Academy of Distinguished Teachers
      1.  Horace T. Morse-University of Minnesota Alumni Association Awards for  Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education
      2.  Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate 
           & Professional Education
E.   John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising
F.   Josie R. Johnson Award for Human Rights and Social Justice
G.  Outstanding Community Service Awards
H.  President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award
I.   National Scholarship Recipients
J.   President’s Award for Outstanding Service

4:15 - 5:00 p.m. Reception to Honor Award Recipients - Sixth Floor Lobby

6:00 p.m.  Dinner UMF & UMAA Board & Staff Leadership - Eastcliff

FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast Meeting - Gateway Room

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting

Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

  1. Approval of Minutes - Action - R. Beeson
  2. Report of the President - E. Kaler
  3. Report of the Chair - R. Beeson
  4. Receive & File Reports
    A.   Annual Review of President’s Delegations
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Beeson
    A.   Report of the All-University Honors Committee
    B.   Gifts
  6. Board of Regents Policy: Namings - Action - R. Beeson
  7. Resolution Related to Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (Green Line) Operations & Maintenance Addendum - Review/Action - P. Wheelock/B. Herman
  8. President’s Recommended FY 2015 Annual Capital Improvement Budget - Review - E. Kaler/R. Pfutzenreuter/P. Wheelock
  9. President’s Recommended Annual FY 2015 Annual Operating Budget - Review - E. Kaler/R. Pfutzenreuter
  10. Update on Operational Excellence Initiatives - E. Kaler/K. Brown/R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Studham
  11. Trends & Opportunities in Graduate & Professional Education - K. Hanson/ S. Kohlstedt
  12. Report of the Committees
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.  Board of Regents Lunch - Board Office

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.  Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Public Forum on the President’s Recommended FY 2015 
Annual Operating Budget

R. Beeson, Chair/D. Johnson, Vice Chair

Committee Consent Reports: Academic & Student Affairs: Academic Program Changes; Finance: Purchase of Goods & Services $1,000,000 & Over

Committee Information Items: Facilities & Operations: Final Project Review: Williams Arena Roof Replacement, Twin Cities Campus; Faculty & Staff Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions, and Policy Issues; Finance: Quarterly Investment Advisory Committee Update; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Purchasing Report; Six-Month Management Report