September 2014

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, September 11, 2014 to Friday, September 12, 2014

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Brod, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair

  1. 2014-15 Committee Work Plan - L. Brod/G. Klatt
  2. Information Security Risk Primer - S. Studham/B. Dahlin
  3. Internal Audit Update - G. Klatt
  4. Office of Internal Audit: Department Charter - Review - G. Klatt
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - G. Klatt
  6. Information Items - G. Klatt

8:00 - 9:30 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

9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair

  1. 2014-15 Committee Work Plan - P. Simmons/K. Hanson
  2. Annual Report on Undergraduate, Graduate & Professional Academic Program Changes - K. Hanson/J. Shultz
  3. Sexual Assault on Campus: System-wide Strategies to Address a National Problem - K. Hanson/K. Eichele/K. Hewitt/F. Wood/S. Olson-Loy/L. Erwin
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Hanson

9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room 
Finance Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Frobenius, Vice Chair

  1. 2014-15 Committee Work Plan - D. McMillan/R. Pfutzenreuter
  2. University Tax Compliance Activities & Programs - R. Pfutzenreuter/K. Farmer
  3. Annual Asset Management Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
  4. Financial Components of the President’s Recommended FY 2016-17 Biennial Budget Request - Review - R. Pfutzenreuter
  5. Financial Components of the President’s Recommended Six-Year Capital Plan and 2015 State Capital Budget Request & Update on Debt Capacity - Review - R. Pfutzenreuter
  6. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter
  7. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch highlighting Visual & Performing Arts at the University - Weisman Art Museum

 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities & Operations Committee
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Devine, Vice Chair

  1. 2014-15 Committee Work Plan - C. Allen/P. Wheelock
  2. Schematic Plans - Review/Action - P. Wheelock/S. Smith
    A.   Scholars Walk, Twin Cities Campus
  3. Optimizing the University’s Physical Assets: Facilities Condition Assessment - P. Wheelock/M. Berthelsen/A. Chan
  4. Project Components of the President’s Recommended Six-Year Capital Plan & 2015 State Capital Budget Request - Review - P. Wheelock/M. MacKenzie
  5. Planning and Vision for the Rochester Campus - P. Wheelock/S. Lehmkuhle
  6. Information Items - P. Wheelock

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty & Staff Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair

  1. 2014-15 Committee Work Plan - J. Frobenius/K. Brown
  2. Where Human Resources Adds Value - K. Brown
  3. Update on Employee Engagement - K. Brown/B. Sullivan/E. Schwartz
  4. Employee Wellbeing - K. Brown/M. Kreitzer
  5. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Brown
  6. Information Items - K. Brown

6:00 p.m. Dinner with Business Leaders & Twin Cities Campus Deans - Eastcliff

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
7:00 - 7:45 a.m.  Breakfast Meeting - Gateway Room

8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting

Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

  1. Recognition of Regents Professor - E. Kaler
  2. Introductions - E. Kaler
    A.   Dean, College of Liberal Arts
    B.    Incoming Faculty Consultative Committee Chair
  3. Approval of Minutes - Action - R. Beeson
  4. Report of the President - E. Kaler
  5. Report of the Chair - R. Beeson
  6. Receive & File Reports
    A.   Annual Report on Legal Matters
    B.   Annual Asset Management Report
    C.   Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity
  7. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Beeson
    A.   Gifts
    B.  Appointment of UMore Development LLC University Governor
  8. Strategic Plan for the Twin Cities Campus - Review - E. Kaler/K. Hanson
  9. President’s Recommended FY 2016-17 Biennial Budget Request - Review - E. Kaler/R. Pfutzenreuter
  10. President’s Recommended Six-Year Capital Plan - Review - E. Kaler/ R. Pfutzenreuter/P. Wheelock
  11. President’s Recommended 2015 State Capital Budget Request - Review - E. Kaler/R. Pfutzenreuter/P. Wheelock
  12. Report of the Committees
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: Academic & Student Affairs: Academic Program Changes; Audit: Approval of Non-Audit Engagements with External Audit Firm; Faculty & Staff Affairs: Conferral of Tenure for Outside HIre; Finance: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Purchase of Goods & Services $1,000,000 & Over

Committee Information Items: Audit: Emergency Approval of External Audit Contract; Facilities: Annual Report on Real Estate; Emergency Approval of Lease Amendment; Faculty & Staff Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions, and Policy Issues; Report on Senior Leader Compensation; Finance: Debt Management Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Purchasing Report

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