November 2009

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, November 12, 2009 to Friday, November 13, 2009

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - November 12 - 13, 2009
600 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street S.E.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2009
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Hunter, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair
1. External Auditor Report - M. Volna/D. Seck/D. Loberg/C. Popenhagen
2. Compliance Officer Report - L. Zentner
3. Conflict of Interest: Policy & Infrastructure Changes - L. Zentner
4. Information Items - G. Klatt

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair

1. Critical Indicators for University Performance - R. Bruininks

11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch with Students & Faculty of the Solar House Project - Heritage Gallery

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

1. Debt Capacity Update Related to: President's Recommended Six-Year Capital Improvement Plan - R. Pfutzenreuter
2. Resolution Related to: Issuance of Debt - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
3. Resolution Related to: Issuance of Debt - Issuance of Clean Renewable Energy Bonds - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
4. Resolution Related to: Issuance of Debt for State-Supported Biomedical Facilities - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
5. Board of Regents Transaction Approval Thresholds - R. Pfutzenreuter
6. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
7. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

1. The New Retirement: Meaningful Work & Civic Engagement - M. Nichols/A. Gilats/B. Spinelli
2. Transfer Student Experience & Welcome Week Update - R. McMaster/L. Koch
3. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
4. Information Items - C. Carrier

3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair

1. Financing the Future: the Role of Private Support – S. Goldstein/B. Malkerson

6:00 p.m. Dinner with Faculty Consultative Committee - Carlson School of Management Dining Room

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2009
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Meeting, Minnesota 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. Recognition of McKnight Presidential Professor - R. Bruininks/T. Sullivan
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. Annual Eastcliff Report
6. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Allen
A. Report of the All-University Honors Committee
B. Gifts
7. Annual Report of Private Giving - S. Goldstein/B. Malkerson
8. Six-Year Capital Improvement Plan: 2010-2015 - Review - R. Bruininks/ K. O’Brien/R. Pfutzenreuter
9. Report of the Committees
10. Old Business
11. New Business
12. Adjournment

Committee Information Items: Audit: Semi-Annual Controller’s Report; Finance & Operations: Quarterly Investment Advisory Update

Committee Consent Reports: Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs: Appointment of Dean, College of Education & Human Development; Appointment of Vice Provost & Dean of Graduate Education; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000; Approval of Debt Underwriter

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