October 2016 Board of Regents Meeting

Oct. 13-14

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Agenda: October 2016 (PDF)

Thursday, October 13, 2016

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Johnson Vice Chair
  1. 2016-17 Committee Work Plan – L. Cohen/B. Steeves
  2. Board of Regents Policy: Board Policy Development – B. Steeves/J. Langworthy
  3. Board Operations: Fundamental Planning Documents, Committee Charges, & Required Reports – B. Steeves/S. Dirksen
9:45 – 11:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, East Committee Room
Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Rosha, Vice Chair
  1. Academic Progress and Trends in Gopher Athletics – M. Coyle/J.T. Bruett/R. McMaster
  2. Enhancing the Undergraduate Student Experience – L. Carrell/F. Delgado/S. Olson-Loy
  3. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Hanson
9:45 – 11:45 a.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Finance Committee
Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Omari, Vice Chair
  1. Financial Components of the President’s Recommended FY 2018-19 Biennial Budget Request – Action – M. Volna/J. Tonneson 
  2. Financial Components of the President’s Recommended 2016 Six-Year Capital Plan, 2017 State Capital Request, and Debt Capacity Update – Action – M. Volna/C. Fleck
  3. Update on Long Range Financial Planning – M. Volna/L. Kallsen
  4. Resolution Related to Debt Refinancing – Review/Action – M. Volna/C. Fleck
  5. Financial Update on Network Upgrade Project – M. Volna/B. Gulachek
  6. Consent Report – Review/Action – M. Volna
  7. Information Items – M. Volna  
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch with First Year Students – Beacon Room
1:15 – 3:15 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Facilities, Planning & Operations Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Devine, Vice Chair
  1. Ensuring a Safe University: Campus Safety Update – M. Berthelsen/M. Clark/L. Dressler
  2. Issues Related to the 2016 Six-Year Capital Plan and the 2017 State Capital Request – Action – M. Berthelsen
  3. Capital Budget Amendment: CFANS Soil Testing Lab (Twin Cities Campus) – Review/Action – S. Smith/B. Buhr
  4. Resolution Related to Demolition of the Electric Steel Elevator Property (Twin Cities Campus) – Action – M. MacKenzie/S. Smith
  5. Capital Budget Amendment: Intercollegiate Athletics Track and Field Facility and Rec Sports Facilities Relocation (Twin Cities Campus) – Action – S. Smith/M. Coyle/D. Brown Young
  6. Real Estate Transactions – Action – M. Berthelsen/S. Weinberg 
    A. Purchase of 600, 600Β½, and 602 27th Avenue SE, Minneapolis (Twin Cities Campus)
    B. Sale of 158.881 Acres, Dakota County (UMore Park)
  7. Consent Report – Review/Action – M. Berthelsen
  8. Information Items – M. Berthelsen
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: Minnesota Public Employees Association, Representing Police Officers and Sergeants – Review/Action – K. Brown/P. Dion   
  2. Fair Labor Standards Act Briefing β€“ K. Brown/K. Horstman
  3. PeopleSoft HRMS System: Maximizing Investment in Support of People – K. Brown/A. Kucera/G. Klatt
  4. Update on Leadership Development Opportunities for Faculty, Staf, and Graduate Students – K. Brown/K. Hanson/B. Sullivan/S. Lanyon
  5. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Brown
  6. Information Items – K. Brown
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.  Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Board of Regents Work Session
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
  1. Enhancing the Student Experience: Admissions Principles and Holistic Review – R. McMaster/B. Keinath/B. Slovut 
6:00 p.m. Dinner with Faculty Consultative Committee – Eastcliff

Friday, October 14, 2016

7:30 – 8:45 a.m.  First Floor, Gateway Room
Board of Regents Meeting and Breakfast
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair

Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Board of Regents to Discuss Labor Negotiations Strategy – Review/Action – K. Brown/D. Peterson

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Johnson, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair
  1. Introduction of General Counsel – E. Kaler
  2. Recognition: Award of Outstanding Merit – D. Johnson
  3. Approval of Minutes – Action – D. Johnson
  4. Report of the President – E. Kaler
  5. Report of the Chair – D. Johnson
  6. Consent Report – Review/Action – D. Johnson
    A. Gifts
    B. Appointments to Foundation Board of Trustees
    C. Conflict Management Plan
  7. Overview of System-Wide Strategic Planning Process – E. Kaler/S. Lehmkuhle/R. Ropers-Huilman
  8. Overview of Major Budget Levers – E. Kaler/M. Volna/L. Kallsen
  9. President’s Recommended FY 2018-19 Biennial Budget Request – Action – E. Kaler/M. Volna/J. Tonneson
  10. President’s Recommended 2016 Six-Year Capital Plan – Action – E. Kaler/M. Volna/M. Berthelsen
  11. President’s Recommended 2017 State Capital Request – Action – E. Kaler/M. Volna/ M. Berthelsen
  12. Report of the Committees
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports:

Academic & Student Affairs: Academic Program Changes.
Facilities, Planning & Operations: Lease Agreement with with Minnesota United for Use of TCF Bank Stadium.
Faculty & Staff Affairs: Conferral of Tenure for Outside Hires.
Finance: General Contingency; Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over; Update to Central Reserves Budget.

Committee Information Items:

Facilities, Planning & Operations: State Fair Building; Update on Community Solar Garden Subscription Agreement; Update on Enterprise Asset Management System.
Faculty & Staff Affairs: Update on Noteworthy Items, Administrative Actions, and Policy Issues.
Finance: Update on Enterprise Asset Management System; Greek Housing Loan Program.

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