September 2021 Board of Regents Meeting

Sep. 9-10

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Agenda: September 2021 (PDF)

Thursday, September 9, 2021

8:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, West Committee Room
Litigation Review Committee
Regent Huebsch, Chair/Regent Farnsworth, Vice Chair

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

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

1. 2021-22 Committee Work Plan – M. Kenyanya/K. Kuhns
2. Overview of Review of Financial Statements – S. Paulson/M. Viola
3. Introduction of External Auditor Lead Partner – M. Volna/TBD

9:15 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Mission Fulfillment Committee
Regent Davenport, Chair/Regent Johnson, Vice Chair

15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair
1. 2021-22 Committee Work Plan – M. Davenport/R. Croson
2. Report on Academic Program Changes – R. Croson/J. Ratliff-Crain/M. Schutz
3. Educational Collaborations – R. Croson/R. McMaster/M. Rodriguez/K. Klair
4. Consent Report – Review/Action – R. Croson
5. Information Items – R. Croson

1:00 p.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Finance & Operations Committee
Regent Mayeron, Chair/Regent McMillan, Vice Chair

15 min break to be taken at call of the Chair
1. 2021-22 Committee Work Plan – J. Mayeron/M. Frans
2. President’s Recommended 2021 Six-Year Capital Plan and 2022 State Capital Request – Review – J. Gabel/M. Frans/M. Berthelsen
3. Principles to Guide Strategic Property Acquisitions and Sales – M. Frans/L. Krueger
4. Ongoing Impacts of COVID-19 on Operations – K. Horstman/B. Gulachek/M. Berthelsen
5. Real Estate Transaction – Review/Action – L. Krueger
     A. Purchase of 814 Essex Street Southeast, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Twin Cities campus)
6. Collective Bargaining Agreements – Review/Action – K. Horstman
     A. Minnesota Teamsters Public and Law Enforcement Employees Union Local 320
     B. University Education Association
7. Consent Report – Review/Action – M. Frans
8. Information Items – M. Frans

Friday, September 10, 2021

8:00 a.m. Sixth Floor, Boardroom
Governance & Policy Committee
Regent Verhalen, Chair/Regent Huebsch, Vice Chair

1. 2021-22 Committee Work Plan – K. Verhalen/B. Steeves
2. Overview of Board-Required Reports – B. Steeves
3. Policy Amendments Related to Chief Auditor Transition – Review – B. Steeves/J. Langworthy
4. Conceptual Overview and Consultation Plan for Namings Policy Amendments – J. Gabel
5. Information Items – B. Steeves

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

1. Recognitions – K. Powell/J. Gabel
     A. Regents Professors
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
     A. Quarterly Report of Grant and Contract Activity
     B. Summary of Expenditures
6. Consent Report – Review/Action – K. Powell
     A. Gifts
     B. Appointment of Interim Chief Auditor
     C. Report of the Regents Award Nominating Committee
7. Annual Report on Intercollegiate Athletics – M. Coyle/T. McCleary
8. Update on Public Safety – J. Gabel/M. Frans/M. Clark
9. Update on PEAK Initiative – J. Gabel/M. Frans/K. Horstman
10. Report on Private Giving & Update on Driven Campaign – K. Schmidlkofer/J. Lindahl/N. Lindahl
11. Report of the Committees
12. Old Business
13. New Business
14. Adjournment

Committee Consent Reports:

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

Committee Information Items:

Finance & Operations: Central Reserves General Contingency Allocations; Quarterly Purchasing Report.
Governance & Policy: Completed Comprehensive Review of Board Policy.
Mission Fulfillment: University, Student, Faculty, and Staff Activities and Awards.

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