December 2014 Board of Regents Meeting

Dec. 11-12

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Agenda: December 2014 (PDF)

Thursday, December 11, 2014

8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Brod, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair
  1. Institutional Risk Profile – L. Brod/G. Klatt
  2. External Auditor Report – M. Volna/K. Vosen/J. Dockendorf
  3. Data Security Strategy – S. Studham/B. Dahlin
  4. Institutional Compliance Officer Semi-Annual Report – L. Zentner
  5. Information Items – G. Klatt
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Special Committee on Academic Medicine
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair
  1. The Future of Graduate Medical Education and its Financing – J. Andrews
  2. Trends and Impact of Health Care Reform on Clinical Education – C. Delaney/M. Speedie/M. Rosenberg
  3. Health Workforce Issues: How Minnesota Is Responding – B. Jackson/T. Bock
  4. Update on Governor’s Committee on the Medical School – L. Pogemiller
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair
  1. Strategic Issues Related to the 2014 University Plan, Performance, and Accountability Report – K. Hanson/L. Black/J. Johnson/S. Lehmkuhle/F. Wood
  2. Twin Cities Undergraduate Education Update – K. Hanson/R. McMaster
  3. Alumni Association Plans for Engagement – L. Lewis
  4. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Hanson
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Finance Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Frobenius, Vice Chair
  1. Resolution Related to Issuance of Debt – Review/Action – R. Pfutzenreuter
  2. Issues Related to 2014 Annual Financial Report – R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  3. GASB 61 Treatment of Component Units – R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  4. Update on Enterprise Systems Upgrade Program (ESUP) – R. Pfutzenreuter/Studham/D. Wenzel
  5. Report on State of Minnesota 2014-15 Biennial Appropriations & Performance Goals – Review/Action – R. Pfutzenreuter
  6. Consent Report – Review/Action – R. Pfutzenreuter
  7. Information Items – R. Pfutzenreuter
12:30 – 1:45 p.m.  Lunch with Graduate Students – Swain Room
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities & Operations Committee
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Devine, Vice Chair
  1. Capital Budget Amendments – Review/Action – P.Wheelock/S. Smith
  2. Steam Line Replacement, Duluth Campus
  3. Bee Recovery and Pollinator Center, Landscape Arboretum
  4. Parking Lot Removal and Site Improvements, Rochester Campus
    1. Capital Budget Amendment - Action - P. Wheelock
      A.   Combined Heat & Power Plant, Twin Cities Campus
    2. Schematic Design – Review/Action – P. Wheelock/S. Smith/F. Wood/S. Crouch/G. Cuomo
    3. Tate Science and Teaching Renovation, Twin Cities Campus
    4. Aquatic Invasive Species Lab, Twin Cities Campus
    5. Wellness Center, Crookston Campus
      1. Optimizing the University’s Physical Assets: System-wide Campus Infrastructure – M. Berthelsen/J. Malmquist
      2. Real Estate Transactions – Review/Action – P. Wheelock/S. Weinberg
        A.   Sale of 51.72 Acres, Carver County, Landscape Arboretum
        B.   Purchase of Block 31, Regents Addition, Hennepin County, Twin Cities Campus
  5. Consent Report – Review/Action – P. Wheelock
  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. Update on Job Family Redesign – K. Brown/S. Reger
  2. Business Process Improvements from Enterprise Systems Upgrade (ESUP) – K. Brown
  3. Human Resources Needs in the Academic Health Center – K. Brown/T. Bock/D. Cottrell
  4. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Brown
  5. Information Items - K. Brown
6:00 p.m. Dinner with Board Staff – Eastcliff

Friday, December 12, 2014

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
Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair
  1. Approval of Minutes – Action – R. Beeson
  2. Report of the President – E. Kaler
  3. Report of the Chair – R. Beeson
  4. Receive & File Reports
    A.   Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity
    B.   Annual Financial Report
    C.   Annual Eastcliff Report
  5. Consent Report – Review/Action – R. Beeson
    A.   Report of the All-University Honors Committee
    B.   Gifts
    C.   Report of the Special Naming Committee
  6. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee – R. Ropers-Huilman
  7. 2014 University Plan, Performance, and Accountability Report – Review – K. Hanson
  8. Annual Report on the Status of University Research & Commercialization of Intellectual Property – B. Herman
  9. Annual Financial Report – R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  10. Resolution Related to Alcoholic Beverage Sales at Kirby Student Center – Review/Action – A. Phenix
  11. Board of Regents Policy: Appointments to Organizations and Boards β€“ Review – B. Steeves
  12. Report of the Committees
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: 

Academic & Student Affairs: Academic Program Changes. Facilities & Operations: Eastcliff Chiller Replacement. Finance: Purchases of Goods & Services $1,000,000 & Over

Committee Information Items: 

Audit: Internal Audit Quality Assurance Self-Assessment Report; Semi-Annual Controller’s Report; Reporting of Engagements with Audit Firms. Facilities & Operations: Real Estate Transaction – 104-month Lease at 2609 Territorial Road, St. Paul, Twin Cities Campus; Real Estate Transaction – Planned Sale of 2642 University Avenue, St. Paul, Twin Cities Campus; Capital Planning and Project Management Semi-Annual Report. Faculty & Staff Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions, and Policy Issues. Finance: Quarterly Investment Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Asset Management Report