February 2022 Board of Regents Meeting

Feb. 10-11

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Agenda: February 2022 (PDF)


8:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, Hail! Minnesota Room
Litigation Review Committee 
Regent Huebsch, Chair/Regent Farnsworth, Vice Chair
  1. Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters – Review/Action – D. Peterson
8:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Audit & Compliance Committee 
Regent Kenyanya, Chair/Regent Rosha, Vice Chair
  1. External Auditor’s Review of Completed Audit Work – S. Paulson/J. Dockendorf/N. Hoium
  2. External Audit Plan – S. Paulson/J. Dockendorf/N. Hoium
  3. Academic and Research Misconduct Processes – Q. Gaalswyk/T. Gronvall/B. Kumher/F. Lawrenz/T. Marisam
  4. Internal Audit Update – Q. Gaalswyk
  5. Information Items – Q. Gaalswyk
9:15 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Mission Fulfillment Committee
Regent Davenport, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair
15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair
  1. UMTC Collegiate Strategic Plan Alignment with MPact 2025 – R. Croson/ V. Forbes/K. Mays
  2. Place-Based Innovation Ecosystems: Mission & Strategy – M. Oakes
  3. Overview of Future of Advanced Agriculture Research in Minnesota (FAARM) Initiative – B. Buhr
  4. Consent Report – Review/Action – R. Croson
  5. Information Items – R. Croson 
1:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Mayeron, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair 
15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair
  1. Ongoing Impacts of COVID-19 on University Finances – M. Frans/J. Tonneson
  2. FY 2023 Annual Operating Budget Framework – J. Tonneson
  3. Performance Management Practice Overview – K. Horstman/B. Sullivan
  4. Board of Regents Policy: Property and Facility Use – Review – L. Krueger
  5. Resolution Related to the Issuance of Century Bond – Review/Action – M. Frans/M. Volna
  6. Collective Bargaining Agreements – Review/Action – K. Horstman
    1. AFSCME Council 5, Health Care and Non-Professional Unit Local 3260
    2. AFSCME Council 5, Clerical and Office Unit Locals 3800 and 3801
    3. AFSCME Council 5, Technical Unit Locals 3937 and 3801
  7. Consent Report – Review/Action – M. Frans
  8. Information Items – M. Frans 


8:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Verhalen, Chair/Regent Huebsch, Vice Chair
  1. Policy Amendments Related to Board-Required Reports – Action – B. Steeves/J. Langworthy
  2. Board of Regents Policy: Namings – Action – J. Gabel
Approximately 15 min Following Adjournment of Governance & Policy Committee 
Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting 
Regent Powell, Chair/Regent Sviggum, Vice Chair
  1. Introductions – K. Powell/J. Gabel
    1. Chief Auditor
  2. Approval of Minutes – Action – K. Powell
  3. Report of the President – J. Gabel
  4. Report of the Chair – K. Powell
  5. Receive & File Reports
    1. Summary of Expenditures
  6. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Powell
    1. Gifts
    2. Report of the All-University Honors Committee
    3. Report of the Naming Committee
    4. Amendment to Regents Award
  7. 2021 University Performance and Accountability Report – Action – J. Gabel/R. Croson
  8. Resolution Related to Repatriation of Mimbres Objects – Review/Action – R. Croson/K. Hanson
  9. Health Sciences Strategy: Education – J. Tolar/B. Sick
  10. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: UMR – M. Goh/L. Carrell
  11. Update on Public Safety & M Safe Implementation – M. Frans/K. Quick/A. Whyte
  12. East Gateway Project Update – K. Schmidlkofer/P. Mascia
  13. Report of the Committees
  14. Old Business
  15. New Business
  16. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: 

Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over; Employment Agreements; Off-Cycle Tuition Rate Changes.
Mission Fulfillment: Conferral of Tenure; Academic Program Changes.

Committee Information Items: 

Audit & Compliance: Engagement Less Than $100,000 Requiring After-the-Fact Reporting; Reporting of Contract Extension.
Finance & Operations: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Annual Capital Finance and Debt Management Report; Annual Insurance and Risk Management Report; Central Reserves Fund Report; State Capital Appropriation Expenditure Report; Quarterly Purchasing Report; Biomedical Science Research Facilities Funding Program; Contamination Remediation of University Land in Rosemount, MN.
Mission Fulfillment: University, Student, Faculty, and Staff Activities and Awards; Chloe Barnes Advisory Council on Rare Diseases Report to the Minnesota Legislature; Extension of UMTC Test Optional Admissions to 2023.

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