September 2013

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2013 to Friday, September 13, 2013

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - BOARD OF REGENTS

Board and Committee Agendas - September 12-13, 2013
600 McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street S.E.

 

 

THURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Brod, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. Internal Audit Update - G. Klatt
  2. Process Audit Results - G. Klatt
  3. University Financial Risk Profile - R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  4. 2013-14 Committee Work Plan Discussion - L. Brod/G. Klatt
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - G. Klatt
  6. Information Items - G. Klatt

8:00 - 9:15 a.m.  Sixth Floor, W. R. Peterson Conference Room
Litigation Review Committee 
Regent Larson, Chair/Regent Beeson, Vice Chair
1.   Annual Report on Legal Matters - W. Donohue
2.   Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters - W. Donohue

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair

  1. Annual Report on Undergraduate, Graduate & Professional Academic Program Approvals - K. Hanson/J. Finnegan/A. Schokker/J. Shultz
  2. Strategic Issues Related to University Plan, Performance & Accountability Report - K. Hanson/L. Black/J. Johnson/S. Lehmkuhle/F. Wood/R. McMaster
  3. 2013-14 Committee Work Plan Discussion - P. Simmons/K. Hanson
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Hanson

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room 
Finance Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Frobenius, Vice Chair

  1. Strategic Issues Related to University Plan, Performance & Accountability Report - R. Pfutzenreuter
  2. Financial Components of 2014 State Capital Budget Request - R. Pfutzenreuter
  3. Annual Asset Management Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
  4. 2013-14 Committee Work Plan Discussion - D. McMillan/R. Pfutzenreuter
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  6. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch with Selected International & Study Abroad Students - Beacon Room, University Recreation & Wellness Center

1:15 - 3:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities & Operations Committee
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Devine, Vice Chair

  1. Real Estate Transactions - Review/Action - P. Wheelock/S. Weinberg
    A.   Acceptance of Transfer of Property in Oregon (from Landscape Plant Development Center)
  2. Project Components of 2014 State Capital Request - P. Wheelock
  3. Maximizing the University’s Physical Assets (Part I): Facilities Condition Assessment - P. Wheelock/M. Berthelsen/A. Chan
  4. Strategic Issues Related to University Plan, Performance & Accountability Report - P. Wheelock/L. Krueger
  5. 2013-14 Committee Work Plan Discussion - C. Allen/P. Wheelock
  6. Information Items - P. Wheelock

1:15 - 3:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty & Staff Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair

  1. Collective Bargaining Agreement with 1B Printers - Review/Action - K. Brown/P. Dion
  2. Strategic Issues Related to University Plan, Performance & Accountability Report - K. Brown
  3. Discussion of Plan for Enhancing Employee Engagement - K. Brown/B. Sullivan
  4. Annual Report on Compensation - K. Brown/L. Lamb
  5. 2013-14 Committee Work Plan Discussion - J. Frobenius/K. Brown
  6. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Brown
  7. Information Items - K. Brown

6:00 p.m.  Dinner with Regents Professors - Heritage Gallery

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
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

  1. Introduction of Vice Provost for Student Affairs & Dean of Students - K. Hanson
  2. Approval of Minutes - Action - R. Beeson
  3. Report of the President - E. Kaler
  4. Report of the Chair - R. Beeson
  5. Report of the Committees
  6. Receive and File Reports
    A.   Annual Report on Legal Matters
    B.   Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity
    C.   Annual Asset Management Report
  7. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Beeson
    A.   Report of the All-University Honors Committee
    B.   Gifts
    C.   Summary of Expenditures
  8. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee - W. Durfee
  9. University Plan, Performance & Accountability Report - Review - E. Kaler/ K. Hanson
  10. 2014 State Capital Budget Request - Review - E. Kaler/ R. Pfutzenreuter/P. Wheelock
  11. Strategic Planning Update - E. Kaler/K. Hanson
  12. Operational Excellence Implementation Plan - E. Kaler/K. Brown/R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Studham
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment

 

Committee Consent Reports: Academic & Student Affairs: Academic Program Changes; Modified Tuition Reciprocity Agreement with North Dakota; Audit: Engagement with External Audit Firm; Faculty & Staff Affairs: Conferral of Tenure

Committee Information Items:  Audit: Emergency Approval of Audit Firm Engagement; Faculty & Staff Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions and Policy Issues; Facilities & Operations: FY 2013 Annual Report on Real Estate Transactions Over $250,000 and/or Over 10 Acres; Use of Easement Consideration Received from Dakota County (Vermillion Highlands); Combined Heat & Power Plant, Twin Cities Campus - Final Project Review; Contract Award for Steam Plan & Electrical Generating Facility Operations; Finance: Emergency Approval of Purchase of Goods & Services $1,000,000 & Over

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