October 2020 Board of Regents Meeting

Oct. 8-9

Materials and Videos

Expand all

Agenda

Agenda: October 2020 (PDF)

Thursday, October 8, 2020

8:00 a.m.
Mission Fulfillment Committee
Regent Anderson, Chair/Regent Davenport, Vice Chair
15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair


1. Academic & Research Planning Workgroup Update – J. Gabel/R. Croson/C. Cramer
2. Systemwide Enrollment Management – R. Croson/R. McMaster/J. Hoffman/F. Delgado/M. Bert/J. Ratliff-Crain
3. Consent Report – Review/Action – R. Croson
4. Information Items – R. Croson

Approximately 15 min Following Adjournment of Mission Fulfillment Committee
Board of Regents Non-Public Session
Regent Powell, Chair/Regent Sviggum, Vice Chair

1.Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Board of Regents to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters – Review/Action – D. Peterson

Approximately 15 min Following Adjournment of Non-Public Session
Audit & Compliance Committee
Regent Rosha, Chair/Regent Kenyanya, Vice Chair


1. External Audit Report – S. Paulson/K. Knudtson/J. Dockendorf
2. UReport Process and Investigation Overview – B. Kumher/J. Gilbert
3. Overview of Annual Financial Statements Review – S. Paulson
4. Internal Audit Update – G. Klatt

Approximately 15 min Following Adjournment of Non-Public Session
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Her, Vice Chair


1. Annual Report on Legal Matters – D. Peterson
2. Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Litigation Review Committee to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters – Review/Action – D. Peterson

Approximately 15 min Following Adjournment of Audit & Compliance Committee
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent McMillan, Chair/Regent Beeson, Vice Chair
15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair


1. President’s Recommended 2020 Six-Year Capital Plan and 2021 State Capital Request – Action – J. Gabel/R. Croson/M. Frans/M. Berthelsen
2. President’s Recommended FY 2022-23 Biennial Budget Request – Action – J. Gabel/M. Frans/J. Tonneson
3. Updates on COVID-19 Impact on University Finances – M. Frans/J. Tonneson
4. Preliminary Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Financial Report – M. Volna/S. Paulson
5. Resolution Related to Dining Services Contract Extension (Twin Cities campus) – Action –M. Berthelsen/A. Keran
6. Board of Regents Policy: Debt Transactions – Action – M. Volna
7. Consent Report – Review/Action – M. Frans
8. Information Items – M. Frans

Friday, October 9, 2020


8:00 a.m.
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Mayeron, Chair/Regent Hsu, Vice Chair

1. Board of Regents Policy: Protection of Individual Health Information – Action – K. Klanica/L. Ketola
2. Resolution Related to Amendments to Urgent Approval Authority – Review – D. Rosha
3. Governance Best Practices: Balancing Governance and Management in the Pandemic– T. Long
4. Information Items – B. Steeves

Approximately 15 min Following Adjournment of Governance & Policy Committee
Board of Regents Meeting
Regent Powell, Chair/Regent Sviggum, Vice Chair

1. Introductions – J. Gabel
A. Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations
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
6. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Powell
A. Gifts
B. Nominations to the Foundation Board of Trustees
C. Appointment of University's Responsible Authority
7. Resolution Related to Fundraising Agreement Between Foundation and M Health Fairview – Action – J. Tolar/K. Schmidlkofer
8.University Progress Card – J. Gabel
9. Resolution Related to BioMADE Institute Collaboration (Twin Cities Campus) – Review/Action– C. Cramer/V. Forbes
10. Gopher Athletics Resolution Related to Elimination of Select Sports – Action – M. Coyle/R. McFarland
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; Capital Budget Amendments;Employment Agreements; Real Estate Transaction; Schematic Designs; Sale of Radio Station KUMD Assets.
Mission Fulfillment: Conferral of Tenure.

Committee Information Items:

Finance & Operations:FY 2020 Real Estate Report; CARES Act Allocation Updates; Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020 Permanent University Fund Report; Retirement Incentive Option Update.
Governance & Policy:Update on Administrative Policy Alignment Review.
Mission Fulfillment: University, Student, Faculty, and Staff Activities and Awards; 2021 Spring Break Update.

[Tentative Item]