October 2023 Board of Regents Meeting

Oct. 12-13

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Agenda: October 2023 (PDF)


8:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Audit & Compliance Committee 
Regent Farnsworth, Chair/Regent Gulley, Vice Chair

1.¬†¬†¬†¬†Overview of Annual Financial Statements Review ‚Äď M. Viola/M. Volna
2.¬†¬†¬†¬†Safety Training Process Updates ‚Äď K. Bonneson
3.¬†¬†¬†¬†Amendments to the Office of Internal Audit Charter ‚Äď Action ‚Äď Q. Gaalswyk
4.¬†¬†¬†¬†Internal Audit Update ‚Äď Q. Gaalswyk
5.¬†¬†¬†¬†Information Items ‚Äď Q. Gaalswyk

8:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Special Committee on Academic Health 
Regent Wheeler, Chair/Regent R. Johnson, Vice Chair

1.¬†¬†¬†¬†2023-24 Committee Work Plan ‚Äď P. Wheeler/J. Tolar
2.¬†¬†¬†¬†Academic Affiliation Agreement with CentraCare ‚Äď Action ‚Äď J. Tolar/H. Holmen
3.¬†¬†¬†¬†Overview of M Health Fairview ‚Äď J. Tolar/TBD
4.¬†¬†¬†¬†Update on the Governor‚Äôs Task Force on Academic Health at the University ‚Äď J. Tolar/M. Frans

9:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Mission Fulfillment Committee
Regent R. Johnson, Chair/Regent Kenyanya, Vice Chair
15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair

1.¬†¬†¬†¬†Sustainable Development Goals Briefing ‚Äď R. Croson/S. Stennes/K. Pelican
2.¬†¬†¬†¬†Potential Realignment of Board of Regents Policy: Tuition and Fees and Board of Regents Policy: Student Services Fees ‚Äď R. Croson/C. Phillips/J. Tonneson
3.¬†¬†¬†¬†Board of Regents Policy: Equity, Diversity, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action ‚Äď Review ‚Äď T. Marisam
4.¬†¬†¬†¬†Board of Regents Policy: Student Education Records ‚Äď Review/Action ‚Äď C. Ryan Gallia/S. Tidball
5.¬†¬†¬†¬†Consent Report ‚Äď Review/Action ‚Äď R. Croson
6.¬†¬†¬†¬†Information Items ‚Äď R. Croson

1:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Huebsch, Chair/Regent Wheeler, Vice Chair
15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair

1.¬†¬†¬†¬†Interim President‚Äôs Recommended 2023 Six-Year Capital Plan and 2024 State Capital Request ‚Äď Action ‚Äď J. Ettinger/M. Frans/A. Roberts-Davis
2.¬†¬†¬†¬†Interim President's Recommended Supplemental FY 2025 State Budget Request ‚Äď Action ‚ÄstJ. Ettinger/M. Frans/J. Tonneson
3.¬†¬†¬†¬†Duluth Campus Plan ‚Äď Action ‚Äď D. McMillan/M. MacKenzie
4.¬†¬†¬†¬†University Job Structures: Past, Present & Future ‚Äď K. Horstman/M. Rohman Kuhl
5.¬†¬†¬†¬†Consent Report ‚Äď Review/Action ‚Äď M. Frans¬†
6.¬†¬†¬†¬†Information Items ‚Äď M. Frans


8:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Verhalen, Chair/Regent Mayeron, Vice Chair

1.¬†¬†¬†¬†Overview of Board of Regents Policy: Reservation and Delegation of Authority ‚Äď B. Steeves/J. Langworthy
2.¬†¬†¬†¬†Board Committee Structure: Committee Portfolios ‚Äď B. Steeves/ J. Langworthy

8:30 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Special Committee on University Relations
Regent Thao-Urabe, Chair/Regent Gulley, Vice Chair

1.¬†¬†¬†¬†2023-24 Committee Work Plan ‚Äď B. Thao-Urabe/C. Tombarge
2.¬†¬†¬†¬†Vision for Government and Community Relations at the University ‚Äď M. L√≥pez Franzen¬†
3.¬†¬†¬†¬†Legislative Process for Supplemental FY 2025 State Budget and 2024 State Capital Requests ‚Äď M. L√≥pez Franzen

Approximately 15 min Following Adjournment of the Governance & Policy Committee and the Special Committee on University Relations
Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Board of Regents Meeting 
Regent Mayeron, Chair/Regent Huebsch & Regent Kenyanya, Co-Vice Chairs

1.¬†¬†¬†¬†Recognitions ‚Äď J. Mayeron/J. Ettinger
       A.    Regents Professors
2.¬†¬†¬†¬†Approval of Minutes ‚Äď Action ‚Äď J. Mayeron
3.¬†¬†¬†¬†Report of the Interim President ‚Äď J. Ettinger
4.¬†¬†¬†¬†Report of the Chair ‚Äď J. Mayeron
5.¬†¬†¬†¬†Receive & File Reports ‚Äď J. Mayeron¬†
       A.    Virtual Forum Comments
       B.    Summary of Expenditures for the Office of the President, Eastcliff, and the Office of the Board of Regents
       C.    Annual Report on Legal Matters
6.¬†¬†¬†¬†Consent Report ‚Äď Review/Action ‚Äď J. Mayeron
       A.    Gifts
       B.    Nominations to the Foundation Board of Trustees
7.¬†¬†¬†¬†Appoint and Charge Presidential Search Advisory Committee ‚Äď Review/Action ‚Äď J. Mayeron
8.¬†¬†¬†¬†Key Presidential Leadership Characteristics ‚Äď B. Steeves/J. King/C. Pendleton/M. Rose
9.¬†¬†¬†¬†DEI Systemwide Initiatives for 2023-24 ‚Äď M. Ram√≠rez Fern√°ndez/K. Varma
10.    Reports of Committees 
        A.    Standing Committees 
        B.    Special Committees
11.    Old Business
12.    New Business
13.¬†¬†¬†¬†Resolution to Conduct Non-Public Meeting of the Board of Regents to Discuss Attorney-Client Privileged Matters - Review/Action ‚Äď J. Mayeron

Committee Consent Reports: 

Finance & Operations: Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over; Capital Budget Amendments; Employment Agreements; Real Estate Transactions; Schematic Designs.
Mission Fulfillment: Academic Program Changes; Conferral of Tenure.

Committee Information Items: 

Audit & Compliance Committee: Engagement Less Than $100,000 Requiring After-the-Fact Reporting.
Mission Fulfillment: University, Student, Faculty, and Staff Activities and Awards.
Finance & Operations: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Annual Asset Management Report; Investment Advisory Committee Update.

Non-Public Social Events

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