December 2015 Board of Regents Meeting

Dec. 8 & 10-11

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Agenda: December 2015 (PDF)

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents SPECIAL MEETING
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
  1. External Review of Matters Related to the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics – K. Schanfield/J. Dixon
  2. Audit of Financial Management Practices within Intercollegiate Athletics – 
    G. Klatt

Thursday, December 10, 2015

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
  1. Aligning Tuition/Aid Philosophy with Enrollment Strategy – E. Kaler/K. Hanson/TBD
9:45 – 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Rosha, Vice Chair
  1. 2015 University Plan, Performance, and Accountability Report – K. Hanson/L. Black/S. Lehmkuhle/J. Johnson/F. Wood 
  2. Twin Cities Campus Undergraduate Education Report – K. Hanson/R. McMaster
  3. Progress Card: Minnesota Student Metric – L. Cohen/E. Kaler/K. Hanson/L. Kallsen
  4. Consent Report – K. Hanson
9:45 – 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Finance Committee
Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Omari, Vice Chair
  1. Purchasing at the University – R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  2. Annual Financial Report & GASB 68 – R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  3. Fully Allocated Cost of Mission Activities: Update – R. Pfutzenreuter/J. Tonneson/L. Kallsen
  4. Supplemental 2016 State Budget Request – Review/Action – R. Pfutzenreuter
  5. Resolution Related to Debt – R. Pfutzenreuter/C. Fleck
  6. Consent Report
  7. Information Items
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch with System-wide Admissions Leaders – Swain Room
1:15 – 3:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities, Planning & Operations Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Devine, Vice Chair
  1. Real Estate Transactions β€“ Review/Action β€“ S. Weinberg
  2. Purchase of 21.76 Acres and Buildings Thereon Totaling 708,000 sq ft at 701–24th Avenue SE, Minneapolis; and Ten-Year Lease of Approximately 434,000 sq ft at 701–24th Avenue SE, Minneapolis to Murphy Warehouse Company (Twin Cities Campus)
    1. Expansion of Joint Venture Partnerships β€“ Review – P. Wheelock/R. Pfutzenreuter/TBD  
    2. LongΒ­-Range Facility Planning: Assumptions and Criteria to Guide Future SixΒ­Year Capital Planning β€“ D. McMillan/P. Wheelock 
    3. Long-Range Campus Planning: Academic Health Center Strategic Facilities Plan – P. Wheelock/B. Jackson    
    4. Information Items β€“ P. Wheelock
1:15 – 3:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty & Staff Affairs Committee
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Hsu, Vice Chair
  1. Follow-Up: Job Family Project – K. Brown/P. Dion
  2. Enterprise System Upgrade: Implications for Human Resources – K. Brown/
  3. P. Franklin/A. Kucera
  4. Diversity: Composition of Workforce and Focus in Hiring, Action Steps – 
  5. K. Brown/K. Hanson/K. Albert
  6. [Consent Report – K. Brown]
  7. Information Items – K. Brown
3:30 – 5:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Johnson Vice Chair
  1. Culture of the Board – L. Cohen/B. Tuckner
  2. Administrative Policy Review Process – M. Gross
  3. Board of Regents Policy: Awards, Honors, and Recognition β€“ Review – J. Langworthy
  4. Board of Regents Policy: Namings β€“ Action – A. Phenix
3:30 – 5:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Audit & Compliance Committee
Regent Brod, Chair/Regent Lucas, Vice Chair
  1. External Auditor Report – K. Knudtson 
  2. Update on Human Participant Research Protection Implementation Plan – B. Herman
  3. Primer on HIPAA Compliance at the University – L. Ketola 
  4. Institutional Compliance Officer Semi-Annual Report – L. Zentner 
  5. Information Items – G. Klatt
6:00 p.m. Dinner with Faculty Consultative Committee – Eastcliff

Friday, December 11, 2015

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast Meeting – Gateway Room
8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
  1. Approval of Minutes – Action – D. Johnson
  2. Report of the President – E. Kaler
  3. Report of the Chair – D. Johnson
  4. Receive & File Reports
    1. Quarterly Report of Grant & Contract Activity 
    2. Annual Financial Report
    3. Annual Eastcliff Report
  5. Consent Report – Review/Action – D. Johnson
    1. Gifts 
  6. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee – C. Campbell
  7. Supplemental 2016 State Budget Request – Review/Action – E. Kaler/R. Pfutzenreuter
  8. 2015 University Plan, Performance, and Accountability Report – Review – K. Hanson
  9. Annual Report on the Status of University Research & Commercialization of Intellectual Property – B. Herman
  10. Annual Financial Report – R. Pfutzenreuter/M. Volna
  11. Annual Report on Private Giving – K. Schmidlkofer/B. Malkerson
  12. Report of the Committees
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: 

Academic & Student Affairs: Request for Approval of New Academic Programs; Request for Approval of Changed Academic Programs. Finance: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; [Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over]; [Commercial Transactions or Other Matters Subjects to Board Approval].

Committee Information Items:

Audit & Compliance: Semi-Annual Controller’s Report. Facilities, Planning & Operations: Capital Planning and Project Management SemiΒ­-Annual Report; Combined Heat & Power Plant Project Update. Faculty & Staff Affairs: HR Analytics; Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions, and Policy Issues. Finance: Annual Economic Development Report; Quarterly Investment Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Purchasing Report.