May 2018 Board of Regents Meeting

May 10-11

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Agenda: May 2018 (PDF)

Thursday, May 10, 2018 

7:45 – 10:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom 
Mission Fulfillment Committee
Regent Omari, Chair 
  1. Student Health and Wellness Programs – G. Christenson/S. Olson-Loy
  2. Annual Promotion and Tenure Recommendations – Review/Action – K. Hanson/R. Ropers-Huilman
  3. Annual Continuous Appointment Recommendations – Review/Action – K. Hanson/R. Ropers-Huilman
  4. 21st Century Outreach Mission, Part III: A Vision for the University's Outreach Mission – K. Hanson/A. Levine/M. Kramer
  5. Board of Regents Policy: Equity, Diversity, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action - Review – T. Marisam 
  6. Board of Regents Policy: International Education and Engagement β€“ Review – M. McQuaid
  7. Consent Report – K. Hanson
  8. Information Items – K. Hanson
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Audit & Compliance Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Powell, Vice Chair
  1. Review of External Auditor Relationship and Services Provided – S. Paulson
  2. External Audit Plan – S. Paulson/K. Knudtson/J. Dockendorf
  3. Institutional Risk Profile, Part V: Mitigation Plans – K. Hanson/B. Burnett 
  4. Compliance Initiatives – B. Kumher 
  5. 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
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Anderson, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair

  1. President’s Recommended FY 2019 Annual Operating Budget – Review – E. Kaler/B. Burnett/J. Tonneson/K. Hanson/G. Jenkins
  2. President’s Recommended FY 2019 Annual Capital Improvement Budget – Review – E. Kaler/B. Burnett/M. Berthelsen
  3. Board of Regents Policy: Endowment Fund β€“ Action – S. Mason/A. Parks
  4. Real Estate Transactions – Review/Action – M. Berthelsen/M. Volna
    A. Sale of 2642 University Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota (Twin Cities Campus)
    B. Sale of 0.19 acres of isolated property located in the northwest corner of the Morris
    C. Lease of 9,383 rentable square feet of collaborative classroom and laboratory space located within the Destination Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota (Rochester campus)
  5. Real Estate Transactions – Review – M. Berthelsen/M. Volna
    A. Amendment to University Square Lease, 111 South Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota (Rochester campus) 
    B. Relocation of Sand Plain Research Farm and New 30 Year Lease, Becker, Minnesota     
    C. Sale of 435.546 acres of UMore Park for residential, commercial, and mixed-use development, Dakota County, Minnesota
  6. Collective Bargaining Agreement: District Council No. 1 of the Graphic Communications Conference of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1-B - Review/Action - K. Brown
  7. Consent Report – Review/Action – B. Burnett
  8. Information Items – B. Burnett
6:00 p.m. Dinner with Newly Tenured Faculty – Eastcliff

Friday, May 11, 2018

8:15 – 9:00 a.m. Reception to Honor Award Recipients – Sixth Floor Lobby
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Powell, Vice Chair
  1. Recognitions – E. Kaler/K. Hanson 
    A. Distinguished McKnight University Professor Awards
    B. McKnight Land-Grant Professors 
    C. McKnight Presidential Fellows
    D. Academy Members and Other Major Faculty Awards
    E. Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    i. Horace T. Morse- Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education 
    ii. Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate & Professional Education 
    F. John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising 
    G. Outstanding Community Service Award 
    H. Community-Engaged Scholar Awards 
    I. President’s Award for Outstanding Service 
    J. National Scholarship Recipients 
    K. NCAA Champions 
  2. Approval of Minutes – Action – D. McMillan
  3. Report of the President – E. Kaler
  4. Report of the Chair – D. McMillan
  5. Consent Report – Review/Action – D. McMillan 
    A. Gifts
  6. Systemwide Strategic Plan: Medicine & Health – E. Kaler/J. Tolar 
  7. M Health – TBD 
  8. Report of the Committees 
  9. Old Business
  10. New Business
  11. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: 

Finance & Operations: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over; Contract for Commercial Paper Dealer; Amendments to the Civil Service Rules; Employment Agreements: Amendment to Employment Agreement – Head Men’s Basketball Coach (Twin Cities campus); Schematic Designs: Field House Exterior Envelope (Twin Cities campus), Plant Growth Research Facility (Twin Cities campus).
Mission Fulfillment: Academic Program Changes.

Committee Information Items: 

Audit & Compliance: Engagements Less Than $100,000 Requiring After-the-Fact Reporting; Institutional Compliance Officer Semi-Annual Report.
Finance & Operations: Annual Investment Performance: Peer Comparisons; Investment Advisory  Committee Update (February meeting); Overview of St. Paul Strategic Facilities Plan; Quarterly Asset Management Report; Semi-Annual Management Report.  
Mission Fulfillment: Student, Faculty, and Staff Activities and Awards.

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