September 2018 Board of Regents Meeting

Sept. 13-14 & 28

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Agenda: September 2018 (PDF)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

7:45 – 10:45 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom 
Mission Fulfillment Committee
Regent Omari, Chair/Regent Lucas, Vice Chair 
  1. 2018-19 Committee Work Plan – A. Omari/K. Hanson
  2. Report on Academic Program Changes – K. Hanson/M. White 
  3. Graduate and Professional Education, Part I: Postbaccalaureate Education at the – K. Hanson/S. Lanyon 
  4. Faculty and the Outreach Mission – K. Hanson/R. Crichlow/L. Palombi/T. Fisher/L. Minicucci
  5. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Hanson 
  6. Information Items – K. Hanson
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Audit & Compliance Committee
Regent Cohen, Chair/Regent Powell, Vice Chair
  1. 2018-19 Committee Work Plan – L. Cohen/G. Klatt
  2. National Audit Trends and Landscape in Higher Education – G. Klatt/K. Knudtson/C. Clark
  3. Overview of Audit Results: Trends & Opportunities – G. Klatt
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sixth Floor, Peterson Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Beeson, Chair/Regent Johnson, 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
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. 2018-19 Committee Work Plan – T. Anderson/B. Burnett
  2. President’s Recommended FY 2020-2021 Biennial Budget Request – Review – E. Kaler/B. Burnett/J. Tonneson/M. Kramer
  3. Six-Year Capital Plan and 2019 State Capital Request – Review – E. Kaler/B. Burnett/M. Berthelsen/J. Tolar
  4. Saint Paul Strategic Facilities Plan – M. Berthelsen/B. Buhr
  5. Real Estate Transactions – Action – L. Krueger
    A. Becker Sand Plain Lease
  6. Capital Budget Amendment: Mass Spectrometer Room Expansion, Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building (Twin Cities campus) – Review – B. Gritters/J. Tolar 
  7. Capital Budget Amendment: Ice Rink Refrigerant and HVAC Replacement, Sports and Health Center (Duluth campus) – Review – B. Gritters/S. Keto
  8. Consent Report – Review/Action – B. Burnett
  9. Information Items – B. Burnett
6:00 p.m. Dinner with Regents Professors – McNamara Alumni Center

Friday, September 14, 2018

7:45 – 9:15 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Rosha, Chair/Regent Beeson, Vice Chair
  1. 2018-19 Committee Work Plan – D. Rosha/B. Steeves
  2. Potential Amendments to the Bylaws of the Board of Regents – Review – J. Langworthy 
  3. Role and Function of Board Minutes – M. Flaten/J. Langworthy
  4. Board Input into the Regent Selection Process – B. Steeves/J. Langworthy
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
  1. Recognitions - D. McMillan/E. Kaler
    A. Regents Professors
    B. NCAA Champions 
  2. Introductions – E. Kaler
    A. Vice Chancellor, Rochester 
    B. Vice Chancellor, Crookston 
  3. Approval of Minutes – Action – D. McMillan
  4. Report of the President – E. Kaler
  5. Report of the Chair – D. McMillan
  6. Receive & File Reports
    A. Quarterly Report of Grant and Contract Activity 
  7. Consent Report – Review/Action – D. McMillan 
    A. Gifts
    B. Summary of Expenditures
    C. Report of the Naming Committee 
  8. M Health Fairview Agreement Update – E. Kaler
  9. Systemwide Strategic Priorities for 2018-19 – E. Kaler 
  10. Report on Private Giving & Update on Driven Campaign – K. Schmidlkofer/N. Lindahl/J. Lindahl
  11. Presidential Search Advisory Committee Membership & Charge – Review/Action – D. McMillan
  12. Report of the Committees 
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports: 

Finance & Operations: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Purchase of Goods and Services $1,000,000 and Over; Schematic Design: Moos Tower 2nd Floor Cancer Center Lab Expansion (Twin Cities campus); [Schematic Design: Mass Spectrometer Room Expansion, Cancernd Cardiovascular Research Building (Twin Cities campus)].
Mission Fulfillment: Academic Program Changes; Conferral of Tenure.

Committee Information Items: 

Mission Fulfillment: Student, Faculty, and Staff Activities and Awards.
Finance & Operations: Annual Asset Management Report; Investment Advisory Committee Update; Quarterly Purchasing Report; 2642 University Avenue Update; Law School Metrics and Targets; Debt Management Advisory Committee Update.

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