November 2007

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 to Friday, November 9, 2007

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - November 8 - 9, 2007
600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St S.E.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2007
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

  1. Report of the External Auditor - D. Seck/D. Loberg
  2. Compliance Officer Report:  Results of University-Wide Research Compliance Study - S. Rafferty
  3. Information Items - G. Klatt

12:00 noon - 1:15 p.m.  Lunch with 2007-08 National Science Foundation Fellows & 2007-08 Graduate School Fellows - Heritage Gallery

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Metzen, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

  1. Real Estate Transaction - Action - K. O’Brien/R. Jones/S. Weinberg
    A.      Purchase of 2001 Plymouth Avenue No., Minneapolis for Northside Partnership Program
  2. Environmental Assessment Worksheet for NOvA Laboratory Project - Review/Action - K. O'Brien/M. Rotenberg
  3. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
  4. Information Items - K. O’Brien

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Hunter, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

  1. Issues Related to:  Source of Payment of University Indebtedness - R. Pfutzenreuter
  2. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  3. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

3:15 - 4:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Larson, Chair/Regent Baraga, Vice Chair

  1. Area Health Education Center: Resolution - Review/Action - F. Cerra
  2. Board of Regents Policy:  Intellectual Property - Review - T. Sullivan/T. Mulcahy/M. Rotenberg
  3. Board of Regents Policy:  Copyright - Review - T. Sullivan/W. Lougee/R. Okediji
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
  5. Information Items - T. Sullivan

6:00 p.m.  Dinner with Faculty Consultative Committee - Upson Room, Walter Library

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2007
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 - R. Bruininks
    A. Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Recipient
    B. Knight First Class of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit Recipient
  2. Introductions - R. Bruininks
    A.      Vice President of Scholarly & Cultural Affairs
    B.      Associate Vice President & Dean, International Programs
  3. Approval of Minutes - Action - P. Simmons
  4. Report of the President - R. Bruininks
  5. Report of the Chair - P. Simmons
  6. Receive and File Reports
    A.  Annual Eastcliff Report
  7. Report of the All-University Honors Committee - Action - R. Bruininks
  8. Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME Locals 3800 & 3801 (Clerical Unit 6) - Review/Action - C. Carrier/P. Dion
  9. Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME Local 3260 (Health Care Unit 4) - Review/Action - C. Carrier/P. Dion
  10. Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME Locals 3937 & 3801 (Technical Unit 7) - Review/Action - C. Carrier/P. Dion
  11. Collective Bargaining Agreement with IBEW Local 292 (Radio & Broadcast Technicians, Unit 2) - Review/Action - C. Carrier/P. Dion
  12. Appointments:  University Foundation Trustees - Review/Action - P. Simmons
  13. Gifts - Review/Action - G. Fischer
  14. Annual University of Minnesota Foundation Report - G. Fischer/J. Kirk/E. Kaplan
  15. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee - G. Balas
  16. University Plan, Performance & Accountability Report - Review/Action - R. Bruininks/T. Sullivan
  17. Strategic Positioning Update - R. Bruininks/R. Kvavik
  18. Report of the Committees
  19. Old Business
  20. New Business
  21. Adjournment

Committee Information Items:  Audit:  Semi-Annual Controller’s Report; Emergency Approval; Facilities: Use of Proceeds from Permanent Easement at UMore Park; Emergency Approvals; MBB Final Project Review

Committee Consent Reports:  Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes

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