The University of New Mexico



Contact: Susan McKinsey, 277-1989

February 10, 2006

Regents' Finance and Facilities Committee to Meet February 13, 2006

The University of New Mexico Board of Regents' Finance and Facilities Committee will meet on Monday, Feb. 13, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. in the Roberts Room of Scholes Hall.

In addition to the three Regents who are members of this Committee, other Regents may attend this meeting in a non-voting capacity.

Following the regular meeting of the Regents' Finance and Facilities Committee, there will be an executive session to discuss Mesa del Sol Project Future Participation, pursuant to 10-15-1.H (8) NMSA; Real Property Acquisition of Sunshine Terrace Lots pursuant to 10-15-1.H (8) NMSA; and Real Property Acquisition of Former Social Security Building, pursuant to 10-15-1.H (8) NMSA.

Action items on the agenda include Meeting Summary from January 9, 2006 and Amended Meeting Summary December 12, 2005; Disposition of Surplus Property on List Dated 1/24/06; Approval of Regents' Endowment Allocations for FY 2005-06 and FY 2006-07; the Endowment for Academic Excellence: Approval of Transfer of Estate Funds into the Endowment for Academic Excellence; Approval of Amendment to Endowment for Academic Excellence Guidelines; and Approval of Transfer of Funds for Scholarships and Statewide University Advocacy Initiatives; and Contract Approvals: Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences: Nu Plasma HR Multi-collector Mass Spectrometer and UNMH: Proposed Agreement with First Choice Community Healthcare for UNM Care Initiative Patients.

Additional action items include Approval of: Purchase of Gurley Avenue Property Gallup Campus, UNM West Land Transaction State Land Office, Mesa del Sol Investment Option Advent Solar and Operating Agreement with Sandia Foundation for UNM Press Building; Approval of UNM Series 2005 Bond Interest Earnings for Capital Projects; Approval of: Scholes Hall Renovations, Centennial Engineering Center and Installation of a new 800-ton Chiller at the Central Plant of the UNMH; Approval of International Programs; Approval of Proposed KNME EBS Lease Agreement; Approval of Implementation of New Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum and Tuition/Fee Increase in Fall 2006; and Approval of Fiscal Watch Report.

Information items include Mid-Year Budget Review; Contract Information: UNMH-RFP 66-05 Upgrade to Existing CT Scanning System: Emotion 16 Upgrade; University's Substitution of Liquidity Providers; Briefing on Forty-Year Water Plan; Update of Student Residence Fire Detection and Suppression; and Interpreter Lawsuit Settlement Progress.

Copies of the agenda will be available for public review in University Communication and Marketing (Cornell Parking Structure) no later than 24 hours prior to 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 also should contact University Communication and Marketing.


The University of New Mexico is the state's largest university, serving more than 32,000 students. UNM is home to the state's only schools of law, medicine, pharmacy and architecture and operates New Mexico's only academic health center. UNM is noted for comprehensive undergraduate programs and research that benefits the state and the nation.