February 2016 Board of Regents Meeting

Feb. 11-12

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Agenda: February 2016 (PDF)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Minnesota Humanities Center, Saint Paul
Board of Regents Winter Retreat

Thursday, February 11, 2016

7:45 – 10:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Finance Committee
Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Omari, Vice Chair
  1. Twin Cities Athletics Finances – R. Pfutzenreuter/T. McGinnis
  2. Faculty Retirement Plan: Governance Review – K. Brown/S. Mason
  3. Fully Allocated Cost of Mission Activities: Unit Analysis – R. Pfutzenreuter/J. Tonneson/L. Kallsen
  4. Long Range Financial Planning for Law School – R. Pfutzenreuter/J. Tonneson/D. Wippman
  5. Consent Report – R. Pfutzenreuter
  6. Information Items – R. Pfutzenreuter
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Rosha, Vice Chair
  1. Progress Card Metrics for Minnesota Students – Review – K. Hanson/L. Kallsen
  2. Medical School Update – B. Jackson
  3. K-12 Achievement Gap – E. Kaler/J. Sweitzer/M. Rodriguez
  4. Academic Advising Task Force Recommendations – N. Letawsky Shultz/L. Melin
  5. Consent Report – K. Hanson
  6. Information Items – K. Hanson
10:15 – 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
  1. A Vision to Guide Long Term Development & Change in Key Areas of UMTC Campus – P. Wheelock/R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Smith/M. MacKenzie
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Board of Regents Lunch
1:15 – 3:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities, Planning & Operations Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Devine, Vice Chair
  1. Schematic Design: Vet Isolation Facility (Twin Cities Campus) – Review/Action – P. Wheelock/S. Smith/T. Ames
  2. Long-Range Campus Planning Part II: University Housing – P. Wheelock/R. McMaster L. McLaughlin/B. Swanson
  3. Optimizing Physical Assets: Information Technology Network Infrastructure Refresh and Issues Related to Cybersecurity – B. Gulachek/B. Dahlin/K. Badur
  4. Update on Joint Venture Activities – Review – P. Wheelock/R. Pfutzenreuter/S. Weinberg/M. MacKenzie
  5. Real Estate Transactions – Action – P. Wheelock/S. Weinberg
    A. Amendment to Phased Aggregate Mining Lease with Dakota Aggregates, LLC Covering 1,722 Acres in Rosemount and Empire Township, Dakota County (UMore Park)
    B. Sale of 36.87 Acres, Carlton County (Cloquet Forestry Center)
  6. Information Items – 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. Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME Locals 3800 and 3801 Clerical, Unit 6 – Review/Action – K. Brown/P. Dion
  2. Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with AFSCME Local 3260 (Health Care Unit 4) – Review/Action – K. Brown/P. Dion
  3. Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME Local 3937 and 3801 (Technical Unit 7) – Review/Action – K. Brown/P. Dion
  4. Collective Bargaining Agreement with Teamsters Local 320 PELRA Unit 3 – Review/Action – K. Brown/P. Dion
  5. Employee Value Proposition & Total Rewards Strategy – K. Brown/K. Horstmann/M. Rohman Kuhl
  6. 2015 Employee Engagement Results and Action Steps – K. Brown/B. Sullivan
  7. Hiring Top Talent – K. Brown
  8. Consent Report – K. Brown
  9. Information Items – K. Brown
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Audit & Compliance Committee
Regent Brod, Chair/Regent Lucas, Vice Chair
  1. External Auditor's Review of Completed Audit Work and NCAA Agreed-Upon Procedures – M. Volna/K. Knudtson
  2. Update on Implementation of Human Participant Research Protection Program Work Plan – B. Herman/P. Mattessich
  3. Update on Implementation of Intercollegiate Athletics Recommendations – E. Kaler/K. Albert/K. Brown/R. Pfutzenreuter
  4. Compliance Program Review Preliminary Recommendations – G. Klatt/A. Phenix
  5. Internal Audit Update – G. Klatt
  6. Information Items – G. Klatt
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Devine, Chair/Regent Anderson, Vice Chair
  1. Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters – W. Donohue

Friday, February 12, 2016

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
  5. Consent Report – Review/Action – D. Johnson 
    A. Report of the All-University Honors Committee
    B. Gifts 
    C. Summary of Expenditures
    D. Health Board of Governors
  6. 2015 University Plan, Performance, and Accountability Report – Action – K. Hanson
  7. Resolution on Enrollment Principles and Tuition/Aid Philosophy – Review – E. Kaler/K. Hanson/R. McMaster
  8. Operational Excellence Update: Efficiency and Productivity – E. Kaler/K. Brown/B. Gulachek/M. Volna  
  9. Report of the Committees  
  10. Old Business
  11. New Business
  12. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports:

Academic & Student Affairs: Academic Program Changes. Faculty & Staff Affairs: Conferral of Tenure; Granting Faculty Emeritus Status. Finance: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over; Resolution Related to Purchasing Competitive Threshold; Approval of Underwriting/Investment Banking Services; Off-Cycle Tuition Rates.

Committee Information Items: 

Academic & Student Affairs: Update on United States Golf Association Partnership. Audit & Compliance: Engagement Less Than $100,000. Faculty & Staff Affairs: Workforce Metrics Report Update; Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions, and Policy Issues. Facilities, Planning & Operations: Annual Update on Sustainability Efforts in Facilities, Planning, and Operations; Final Project Review – Minnesota Poultry Testing Lab (West Central ROC), and Bell Museum (Twin Cities Campus); 2015 State Capital Appropriations Report. Faculty & Staff Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions, and Policy Issues. Finance: Central Reserves Update; Central Reserves Legal Settlements Update; Quarterly Purchasing Report; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update; Annual Capital Financing & Debt Management Report; Annual Investment Performance: Peer Comparisons; M Health Status Report; Exception to Bid: Electrical Steel Elevator Demolition Contract.

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