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April 6, 2006

UNM Board of Regents to Meet April 11

The University of New Mexico Board of Regents will conduct its next monthly Board meeting on Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at 1 p.m. in ballroom “C” of the Student Union Building on UNM's main campus.


I. Adoption of the Agenda

II. Approval of Summarized Minutes of the March 13, 2006 Meeting of the UNM Board of Regents

III. Approval of Regent's Meritorious Service Award -- Rudy Davalos, Regent James H. Koch

IV. Public Input

V. Administrative Report, David Harris, Acting President

VI. Approval of University Counsel Appointment, Susan Carkeek, VP, Human Resources

VII. Presidential Search – Scope of Work for RFP, Susan Carkeek, VP, Human Resources

VIII. Approval of Proposed Labor Management Resolution, Susan Carkeek, VP, Human Resources

IX. Comments from Regents Advisors

Christopher Smith, President, Faculty Senate

Sabra Basler, President, Staff Council Buckner Creel, President, GPSA

Brittany Jaeger, President, ASUNM

Angie Vachio, President, UNM Alumni Association Robert Bovinette, Chair, UNM Foundation

X. Comments from Regents

XI. Regent Committee Reports

XII. Academic/Student Affairs Committee, Raymond Sanchez, Chair

A. Approval of Associates Degree in Natural Resources Conservation-UNM Gallup Information Item:

B. ASUNM Resolution on Review Days

XIII. Advancement Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

XIV. Development Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

XV. Finance and Facilities Committee, John “Mel” Eaves, Chair

A. Meeting Summary from February 13, 2006

B. Disposition of Surplus Property on List Dated 2/21 and 3/23/06

C. Approval of FY 2006-07 Budget Considerations, Including Recommended Actions for Changes in Tuition & Fees (Regular and Summer) and Employee Compensation

D. Approval of Allocations from Regents' Endowment

E. Approval of STC Board of Directors Appointments

F. Approval of Lobo Energy Board of Directors Appointments

G. Approval of Contracts:

a) FY 2006 Audit Contract Services with Moss, Adams , LLP (formerly Neff & Ricci LLP) for Audit Fees of $627,000

b) UNM Telecommunications – Cell Phone Contract

c) UNM Physical Plant: Ford Utilities Center-Natural Gas

H. Approval of: Hibben Center Lease: U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Services

I. Approval and Notification of Bond Sale, UNM-Gallup

J. Approval of Employment Contracts for EVP/Provost and Athletics Director

K. Approval of Consideration of Possible Naming Opportunities

L. Approval Joint Powers Agreement on LANL Contract

Information Items:

M. Monthly Financial Report

N. Contract Information:

a) Smith and Nephew Total Joints

b) RFP 7207 – Ceiling Mounted Support Columns and Surgical/Exam Lighting for UNM Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion

c) Jacobs Construction Management Cost

d) Master Order Issued to Southeastern Organ Procurement Services for 2006 in the Amount of $500,000 an Estimated Total Based on 2005 Usage

P. Invitation for Bid 25-06 “NE Heights Clinic Renovation” awarded to low bidder, Britton Construction in the amount of 397,795

Q. Senior Administrator Report

XVI. Audit Committee Report, Raymond Sanchez, Chair

XVII. Health Sciences Committee, Jack Fortner, Chair

A. Approval of Permanent Appointments to UNMH Medical Staff

B. Approval of Reappointments to the UNMH Medical Staff

XVIII. Executive Session : Discussion and determination where appropriate of limited personnel matters pursuant to Section 10-15-1.H (2) NMSA.

XIX. Adjournment

A copy of the agenda will be available at the Zimmerman Library Reserve Desk and at University Communication and Marketing (Cornell Parking Structure) at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. The agenda will also be available on the UNM web page at'Agendas.htm no later than 24 hours before the meeting.

Individuals with disabilities in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified signed language interpreter or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in a Board of Regents meeting should contact University Communication and Marketing. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats and individuals who need accessible formats should also contact University Communication and Marketing.


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