September 2007

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, September 6, 2007 to Friday, September 7, 2007

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS
Board and Committee Agendas - September 6 - 7, 2007
600 McNamara Alumni Center 200 Oak St S.E.

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2007
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Allen, Vice Chair

  1. External Audit Update - D. Seck/D. Loberg
  2. Compliance Officer Report - T. Schumacher
  3. Committee Workplan, 2007-08 - L. Cohen/G. Klatt
  4. Internal Audit Update - G. Klatt

8:45 - 9:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, W.R. Peterson Conference Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Baraga, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

1.    Annual Report on Legal Matters - M. Rotenberg
2.    Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters - M. Rotenberg

10:00 - 11:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities Committee
Regent Metzen, Chair/Regent Bohnsack, Vice Chair

  1. Real Estate Transactions - Action - K. O’Brien/S. Weinberg
    A.       Purchase of 22.68 Acres from the LaMinora Properties, St. Louis County
    B.       Purchase of 23.22 Acres from State of Minnesota, St. Louis County
  2. Real Estate Transaction - Review/Action - K. O'Brien/S. Weinberg
    A. Conversion of 120 Acres at the Fens Research Facility in Zimm, Minnesota into a Wetland Bank (Duluth Campus)
  3. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - K. O'Brien/K. Martin/M. Perkins
    A. Chester Park School Renovation (Duluth Campus)
  4. Capital Budget Amendment - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
    A.      East Gateway District - Metropolitan Council Sewer Work
  5. Real Estate Transaction - Review - K. O’Brien/S. Weinberg
    A.       Purchase of 2001 Plymouth Avenue N., Minneapolis, for Northside Partnership Program, Twin Cities Campus
  6. Facilities Condition Assessment - K. O'Brien/M. Berthelsen
  7. Committee Workplan, 2007-08 - D. Metzen/K. O’Brien
  8. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. O’Brien
  9. Information Items - K. O’Brien

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

  1. Issues Related to:  Annual Asset Management Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/ S. Mason
  2. Issues Related to:  2008 State Capital Request - R. Pfutzenreuter
  3. Committee Workplan, 2007-08 - S. Hunter/R. Pfutzenreuter
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  5. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

12:00 noon - 1:15 p.m.  Lunch with University Staff Who Support the Board - A.I. Johnson Room

1:30 - 2:45 p.m. Twin Cities Campus Tour

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Educational Planning & Policy Committee
Regent Larson, Chair/Regent Baraga, Vice Chair

  1. [Resolution Related to 2007 Minnesota-Wisconsin Tuition Reciprocity Agreement - Review/Action - T. Sullivan/C. Swan/P. Zetterberg]
  2. Academic Program Changes Annual Report - T. Sullivan/G. Dubrow/ J. Ziegenhagen
  3. Academic Issues Related to:  University Plan, Performance & Accountability Report - T. Sullivan
  4. Committee Workplan, 2007-08 - D. Larson/T. Sullivan
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - T. Sullivan
  6. Information Items - T. Sullivan

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent Metzen, Vice Chair

  1. Post-Tenure Review: Update - T. Sullivan/A. Carney
  2. Responding to the Needs of Student Veterans - C. Swan/M. Koskan
  3. Student Mental Health Issues - J. Rinehart/G. Christenson/B. Benson
  4. Committee Workplan, 2007-08 - J. Frobenius/C. Carrier
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - C. Carrier
  6. Information Items - C. Carrier

6:00 p.m.  Dinner with Regents Professors at Eastcliff

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 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. Provost, University of Minnesota Rochester
    B. Regents Professors
    B. McKnight Presidential Professorships & McKnight Presidential Chair
  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 Report on Legal Matters
    B.      Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity
    C.      Annual Asset Management Report
  6. Report of the All-University Honors Committee - Action - R. Bruininks
  7. Gifts - Review/Action - G. Fischer
  8. Quarterly Summary of Expenditures - Review/Action - P. Simmons
  9. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee - G. Balas
  10. UMore Park Update - R. Bruininks/C. Muscoplat
  11. 2008 State Capital Request - Review - R. Bruininks/K. O’Brien/R. Pfutzenreuter
  12. University Plan, Performance & Accountability Report - Review - R. Bruininks/ T. Sullivan
  13. Report of the Committees
  14. Old Business
  15. New Business
  16. Adjournment

Committee Information Items:  Audit: Report on External Auditor Engagements; Facilities: CPPM Semi-Annual Report; FM Leadership; Hanson Hall Garden; Finance & Operations:  Quarterly Purchasing Report; Annual Economic Development Report

Committee Consent Reports:  Audit: Approval of External Audit Contract; Educational Planning & Policy: Academic Program Changes; Facilities:  Conveyance of Land & Easements to State of Minnesota; Agreements for Facilities & Services for Evolution 2008 Conference; Faculty, Staff & Student Affairs: Appointment of UMR Chancellor; Appointment of Vice President for Scholarly & Cultural Affairs; Appointment of Associate Vice President and Dean of International Programs; Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods & Services over $250,000

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