December 2018 Board of Regents Meeting

Dec. 5, 13-14 & 18

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Agenda: December 2018 (PDF)

Thursday, December 13, 2018

7:45 – 10:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom 
Mission Fulfillment Committee
Regent Omari, Chair/Regent Lucas, Vice Chair
  1. Board of Regents Policy: Research Involving Human Subjects – Action – C. Cramer
  2. Diversity in Twin Cities Campus Undergraduate Enrollment – K. Hanson/R. McMaster/S. Garrick
  3. Systemwide Enrollment Planning: Duluth Campus – F. Delgado/M. Keenan
  4. Update on Twin Cities Campus Liberal Education Requirements – R. McMaster/S. Kohlstedt 
  5. Graduate and Professional Education, Part III: Impact and Outcomes of Graduate Education – S. Lanyon/TBD
  6. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Hanson 
  7. Information Items – K. Hanson
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Audit & Compliance Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Powell, Vice Chair
  1. External Auditor Report – S. Paulson/K. Knudtson/J. Dockendorf
  2. Compliance Initiatives: Calculating the Cost of Compliance – B. Kumher 
  3. University Ethics Programming – B. Kumher
  4. Information Items – G. Klatt
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair
  1. Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters – Review/Action – D. Peterson
12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Board of Regents Lunch
1:15 – 4:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Anderson, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair

  1. College of Science and Engineering Tuition Surcharge – Review – J. Tonneson/M. Kaveh 
  2. Resolution Related to FY 2020 Twin Cities Undergraduate Nonresident/Non-reciprocity Tuition Rate – Action – J. Tonneson 
  3. Regents of the Traffic Regulation Ordinances and Establishment of Hearing Date – Review – M. Berthlesen/R. Allanson 
  4. Capital Budget Amendment: Eastcliff Renovation & Repair – Review –  M. Berthelsen/L. King 
  5. Collective Bargaining Agreement: AFSCME Local 3260 (Health Care Unit) – Review/Action – K. Brown/P. Dion 
  6. Strategic Priorities: Supporting the Mission Initiatives, Part 1 – B. Gulachek
  7. Consent Report – Review/Action – B. Burnett 
  8. Information Items – B. Burnett
4:45 – 5:45 p.m. Board of Regents Reception – TBD
6:00 p.m. Board of Regents Dinner – Eastcliff

Friday, December 14, 2018

7:45 – 8:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Rosha, Chair/Regent Beeson, Vice Chair
  1. Ethics and Responsibilities of the Board and Regents, Part 2 – Review – B. Steeves/ J. Langworthy
  2. 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. Introductions – E. Kaler
    A. Incoming Vice President for Research 
  2. Recognitions – E. Kaler 
    A. Outgoing Vice President for Research 
  3. Approval of Minutes – Action – D. McMillan
  4. Report of the President – E. Kaler
  5. Report of the Chair – D. McMillan
  6. Receive & File Reports
    A. Quarterly Report of Grant and Contract Activity
    B. Annual Financial Report
  7. Consent Report – Review/Action – D. McMillan 
    A. Gifts
    B. Report of the All-University Honors Committee
  8. 2018 University Performance and Accountability Report – Review 
  9. Report of the Committees
  10. Old Business
  11. New Business
  12. Interview Finalist(s) for President of the  
  13. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: 

Finance & Operations: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over; Off Cycle Tuition Approval; Capital Budget Amendments: CHS Teaching and Learning Lab Renovation (Twin Cities Campus), Essex Corridor Reconstruction (Twin Cities Campus), Horticulture Operations Headquarters (Landscape Arboretum); Resolution Related to the Issuance of Debt; Resolution Related to the Refinancing of Debt; Schematic Designs: CHS Teaching and Learning Lab Renovation (Twin Cities Campus).
Mission Fulfillment: Academic Program Changes; Conferral of Tenure.

Committee Information Items: 

Audit & Compliance: Semi-Annual Institutional Compliance Officer Report; Institutional Conflict of Interest Report; Semi-Annual Controller’s Report; Completed Comprehensive Review of Board Policy; Engagements Less than $100,000 Requiring After-the-Fact Reporting.
Finance & Operations: Administrative Cost Definition and Benchmarking Update; Annual Report on Targeted Business, Urban Community Economic Development, and Small Business Programs; Completed Comprehensive Review of Board Policy; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update; Investment Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Asset Management Report; Quarterly Purchasing Report; Semi Annual Capital Project Management Report.
Governance & Policy: Completed Comprehensive Review of Board Policy.
Mission Fulfillment: Student, Faculty, and Staff Activities and Awards; Completed Comprehensive Review of Board Policy.

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