February 2015 Board of Regents Meeting

Feb. 12-13

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Agenda: February 2015 (PDF)

Thursday, February 12, 2015

8:00 - 9:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Audit Committee
Regent Brod, Chair/Regent Simmons, Vice Chair
  1. External Auditor’s Review of Completed Audit Work and Letter to Management - M. Volna/K. Vosen/K. Knudtson
  2. OMB Uniform Guidance and Its Impact on the University - P. Webb/N. Pilman/S. Paulson
  3. Internal Audit Quality Assurance Review Report - G. Klatt/J. Roth
  4. Perspectives on Governance and Trends in the Higher Education Landscape - R. Kueppers
  5. Internal Audit Update - G. Klatt
8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, W. R. Peterson Conference Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Beeson, Vice Chair
  1. Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters - W. Donohue
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities & Operations Committee
Regent Allen, Chair/Regent Devine, Vice Chair
  1. Capital Budget Amendment: Design of Intercollegiate Athletics Athletes’ Village (Twin Cities Campus) - Review/Action - P. Wheelock/S. Smith/N. Teague
  2. Annual Update on Sustainability in Operations - P. Wheelock/J. Johnson/S. Stennes
  3. Long-Range Planning: Balancing Stewardship, Focus, and Growth - P. Wheelock/M. Berthelsen
  4. Information Items - P. Wheelock
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Faculty & Staff Affairs Committee
Regent Frobenius, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
  1. Proposed Scholarship Program Pilot: UM Crookston - K. Brown/F. Wood
  2. Human Resource Needs in the College of Liberal Arts - K. Brown/ J. Coleman/ L. Bachman 
  3. 2014 Employee Engagement Results - K. Brown/B. Sullivan
  4. Annual Report on Compensation - K. Brown/P. Dion
  5. Report on Workforce Metrics - K. Brown
  6. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Brown
  7. Information Items - K. Brown
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch with University Honors Program Students - Lindahl Founders Room, Northrop
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Simmons, Chair/Regent Cohen, Vice Chair
  1. Balancing UMTC Strategies Around Enrollment and Financial Aid - K. Hanson/R. McMaster
  2. Diversifying Faculty: C.L.E.A.R. Evidence-Based Strategies - K. Hanson/K. Albert/M. Goh
  3. Academic Support and Performance of UMTC Student-Athletes - K. Hanson/R. McMaster/L. Holleran
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - K. Hanson
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Finance Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Frobenius, Vice Chair
  1. Annual Investment Performance: Peer Comparisons - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Mason
  2. Annual Capital Finance and Debt Management Report - R. Pfutzenreuter/C. Fleck
  3. Annual Insurance & Risk Management Report - M. Volna/S. Pardoe
  4. Enterprise System Upgrade Program Budget - Review/Action - R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Studham/D. Wenzel
  5. Consent Report - R. Pfutzenreuter
  6. Information Items - R. Pfutzenreuter
6:00 p.m.  Dinner with Regents Professors - Swain Room

Friday, February 13, 2015

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
  1. Approval of Minutes - Action - R. Beeson
  2. Report of the President - E. Kaler
  3. Report of the Chair - R. Beeson
  4. Consent Report - Review/Action - R. Beeson
    A.   Report of the All-University Honors Committee
    B.   Gifts
    C.   Summary of Expenditures
  5. 2014 University Plan, Performance, and Accountability Report - Action - E. Kaler/K. Hanson
  6. Board of Regents Policy: Appointments to Organizations and Boards - Action - B. Steeves
  7. Resolution Related to the Reorganization of UMore Park Development Project - Review/Action - E. Kaler/R. Pfutzenreuter/P.Wheelock/W. Donohue/B. Buhr
  8. Overview of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Committee on the Medical School & Resolution Related to FY 2016-17 Biennial Budget Request - Review/Action - E. Kaler/R. Pfutzenreuter/B. Jackson
  9. Economic Development: How the University is Enhancing Industry Partnerships - B. Herman/M. Donovan
  10. Update on NCAA Reforms - E. Kaler/ W. Donohue/N. Teague
  11. Report of the Committees
  12. Old Business
  13. New Business
  14. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: 

Academic & Student Affairs: Academic Program Changes; Metro Area Academic Master Plan Progress Report (with MnSCU); Faculty & Staff Affairs: Appointment of CBS Dean; Conferral of Tenure; Finance: Purchase of Goods & Services $1,000,000 & Over

Committee Information Items: 

Facilities & Operations: Update on Facility Use Agreement at TCF Bank Stadium; Update on Combined Heat and Power Plant Permitting (Twin Cities Campus); Faculty & Staff Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions, and Policy Issues; Finance: Annual Report on Central Reserves; Quarterly Asset Management Report; Semi-Annual Purchasing Report; Central Reserves Fund Update; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update

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