June 2018 Board of Regents Meeting

June 7-8 & 18

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Agenda: June 2018 (PDF)

Thursday, June 7, 2018

7:45 – 10:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom 
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Anderson, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair
  1. President’s Recommended FY 2019 Annual Operating Budget – Action – E. Kaler/B. Burnett/J. Tonneson
  2. President’s Recommended FY 2019 Annual Capital Improvement Budget – Action – E. Kaler/B. Burnett/M. Berthelsen 
  3. Process and Oversight of Capital Projects – M. Berthelsen/B. Gritters
  4. Real Estate Transactions – Action – M. Berthelsen/M. Volna
    A. Amendment to University Square Lease, 111 South Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota (Rochester Campus)
    B. Sale of 435.546 acres at UMore Park for residential, commercial, and mixed use          development, Dakota County, Minnesota
  5. Consent Report – Review/Action – B. Burnett
  6. Information Items – B. Burnett
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Audit & Compliance Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Powell, Vice Chair
  1. Internal Audit Plan – G. Klatt
  2. Internal Audit Update – G. Klatt
  3. Information Items – G. Klatt
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, East 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 – 1:30 p.m. Board of Regents Lunch
1:30 – 4:45 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Mission Fulfillment Committee
Regent Omari, Chair 

15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair

  1. Board of Regents Policy: Equity, Diversity, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action – Action – J. Showers
  2. Board of Regents Policy: International Education and Engagement – Action – K. Hanson
  3. Progress Update from the Systemwide Enrollment Planning Taskforce – R. McMaster/B. Keinath 
  4. Supporting Students in Gateway Courses – R. McMaster/L. Melin/A. Schokker
  5. 21st Century Outreach Mission, Part III: A Vision for the University's Outreach Mission – K. Hanson/A. Levine/M. Kramer 
  6. Consent Report – K. Hanson
  7. Information Items – K. Hanson
6:00 p.m. Dinner with Regents Emeriti – Eastcliff

Friday, June 8, 2018

7:45 – 9:15 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Rosha, Chair/Regent Beeson, Vice Chair
  1. Board of Regents Policy: Board Operations and Agenda Guidelines β€“ Action – B. Steeves
  2. 2018 Board Policy Report - B. Steeves  
  3. Review of Board Policy Committee Routing – B. Steeves
  4. Overview of Bylaws of the Board of Regents - B. Steeves  
  5. 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

Oath of Office: Newly Elected Regent – Justice Paul Thissen 


  1. Establishment of Meeting Dates for 2018-19 – Review/Action – D. McMillan
  2. Other Business


  1. Recognitions – D. McMillan/E. Kaler
    A. Student Representatives to the Board of Regents
    B. Civil Service Consultative Committee Outgoing Chair
  2. Approval of Minutes – Action – D. McMillan
  3. Report of the President – E. Kaler
  4. Report of the Chair – D. McMillan
  5. Receive & File Reports
    A. Report of the Academic Professionals & Administrators Consultative Committee
    B. Report of the Civil Service Consultative Committee
    C. Quartely Report of Grant and Contract Activity
  6. Consent Report – Review/Action – D. McMillan 
    A. Gifts
    B. Report of the All-University Honors Committee
    C. Regetns Professor Recommendation
  7. Report of the Faculty Consultative Committee – J. Konstan
  8. Systemwide Strategic Plan: Teaching & Learning – E. Kaler/K. Hanson 
  9. Overview of Institutional Risk Profile & Related Mitigation Plans – K. Hanson/B. Burnett
  10. Board of Regents Policy: Code of Ethics for Members of the Board of Regents β€“ Annual Review – D. Peterson
  11. Report of the Committees 
  12. Old Business
  13. New Business
  14. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports:

Finance & Operations: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over; Appointment of Dean, College of Science and Engineering; Appointments to Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation Board of Trustees; Schematic Designs: Bost Farm Red Barn (Minnesota Landscape Arboretum), M Health Clinics and Surgery Center Renovation for Third MRI Unit (Twin Cities Campus), Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center HVAC Replacement (Twin Cities Campus).
Mission Fulfillment: Academic Program Changes; Conferral of Tenure.

Committee Information Items:

Audit & Compliance: Semi-Annual Controller’s Report.
Finance & Operations: Annual University Health Benefits and UPlan Performance Report; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update; Investment Advisory Committee Update; Permanent University Fund Lands Update; Progress Report on Sustainability & Energy Efficiency Targets and Standards; 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; Update on Research, Start-ups, and Technology Commercialization.

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