October 2017 Board of Regents Meeting

Oct. 12-13

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Agenda: October 2017 (PDF)

Thursday, October 12, 2017

7:45 – 10:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom 
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Anderson, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair
  1. President’s Recommended Six-Year Capital Plan and 2018 State Capital Request – Action – B. Burnett/M. Kramer 
  2. FY 2019 Budget Variables and Levers – Review – B. Burnett/J. Tonneson 
  3. Commercial Paper Facility – Action – B. Burnett/M. Volna/C. Fleck/S. Mason
  4. Update to Asset Allocation Guidelines – Action – B. Burnett/S. Mason/A. Parks
  5. Collective Bargaining Agreement: University Education Association, Duluth and Crookston – Review/Action – K. Brown
  6. Collective Bargaining Agreement: AFSCME Local 3260, Health Care Unit – Review/Action – K. Brown
  7. Collective Bargaining Agreement: University of Minnesota and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 292, Radio and Broadcast Technicians - Review/Action - K. Brown
  8. Amendments to the University of Minnesota Faculty Retirement Plan – Review – K. Brown/K. Horstman 
  9. Consent Report – Review/Action – B. Burnett 
  10. Information Items – B. Burnett
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Audit & Compliance Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Powell, Vice Chair
  1. Update on the Department of Psychiatry – B. Jackson/S. Vinogradov
  2. Internal Audit Update – G. Klatt 
  3. Institutional Risk Profile, Part II: Review of Risk Principles – G. Klatt
  4. Overview of Financial Statements Review – M. Volna/S. Paulson
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair
  1. Report on Legal Matters – D. Peterson 
  2. Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters – Review/Action – D. Peterson
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Board of Regents Lunch
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Mission Fulfillment Committee
Regent Omari, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair
  1. Diversity and Inclusion: Campus Climate, Faculty, and Graduate Education – K. Hanson/S. Lanyon/V. Forbes/S. Garrick/F. Delgado
  2. The University’s Research Enterprise – A. Levine/J. Hellman/J. Gunn/C. Satyshur
  3. 21st Century Outreach Mission, Part I: Extension and Research and Outreach Centers – K. Hanson/B. Durgan/B. Buhr
  4. Update on Online Learning Offerings – K. Hanson/M. Holz-Clause/C. Cramer/P. Miller 
  5. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Hanson
  6. Information Items – K. Hanson
6:00 p.m. Dinner with the Faculty Consultative Committee – Eastcliff

Friday, October 13, 2017

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Rosha, Chair/Regent Beeson, Vice Chair
  1. Board of Regents Policy: Institutional Conflict of Interest (Change in Financial Disclosure Requirements) – Action – B. Kumher
  2. Board Operations, Part 2: Meeting Procedures and Emergency Approval – B. Steeves
  3. Committee Charges: Mission Fulfillment Committee – K. Hanson/M. Flaten
  4. Board Approval Thresholds – B. Burnett/B. Steeves
  5. Information Items – B. Steeves
15 min Following Adjournment of Governance & Policy Committee – 12:00 p.m. 
Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting 
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Powell, Vice Chair
  1. Approval of Minutes – Action – D. McMillan
  2. Report of the President – E. Kaler
  3. Report of the Chair – D. McMillan
  4. Receive & File Reports
    A. Report on Legal Matters
  5. Consent Report – Review/Action – D. McMillan
    A. Gifts
    B. Report of the Naming Committee 
  6. Intersections Between Strategic Plans Throughout the System – E. Kaler 
  7. Board of Regents Policy: Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Stalking and Relationship Violence – Action – T. Marisam/B. Slovut
  8. Conflict Management Plan - Review - B. Kumher 
  9. Report of the Committees 
  10. Old Business
  11. New Business
  12. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: 

Finance & Operations: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over; Real Estate Transactions; Demolition of Quarantine Barn (Twin Cities Campus); Resolution Related to Historically Eligible Asset: Pioneer Hall; Appointment of Vice President for University Services; Appointment of Vice President for Research; Secondary Dean Title – Academic Leadership for University Libraries.   
Mission Fulfillment: Academic Program Changes; Conferral of Tenure for Outside Hires.

Committee Information Items: 

Finance & Operations: FY 2017 Report on Real Estate Transactions Greater than $1,250,000 and/or Greater than 10 Acres; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update; Issuance of Debt – Series 2017A, 2017B, and 2017C; Final Project Review: Pioneer Hall Renovation and Consolidated Superblock Dining; Final Project Review: Shepard Labs – Robotics Laboratories; Twin Cities Student Housing Update. 
Governance & Policy: Board Policy Comprehensive Review Update.
Mission Fulfillment: Student, Faculty, and Staff Activities and Awards.

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Board of Regents

Audit & Compliance Committee

Finance & Operations Committee

Governance & Policy Committee

Litigation Review Committee

Mission Fulfillment Committee