The University of New Mexico



Contact: Susan McKinsey, 277-1989

March 8, 2006

UNM Regents to Meet March 13

The University of New Mexico Board of Regents will conduct its next monthly Board meeting on Monday, March 13, 2006, at 1 p.m. in ballroom “B” of the Student Union Building on UNM's main campus.


I. Adoption of the Agenda

II. Approval of Summarized Minutes of the February 14, 2006 Meeting of the UNM Board of Regents and the Special Meetings March 3, March 6, March 6, March 7, relating to the Athletic Director and Provost Searches.

III. Election of Officers of the Board of Regents

IV. Adoption of Board of Regent 2006 Meeting Schedule

V. Update on New Mexico Open Meetings Act , Robert Johnson, NM Foundation for Open Government

VI. Adoption of Policy Concerning Public Notice of Regents' Meetings

VII. Public Input

VIII. Administrative Report, David Harris, Acting President

IX. Approval of Provost and Athletic Director Candidates

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

XI. 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

XII. Comments from Regents

XIII. Regent Committee Reports

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

A. ASUNM Resolution on Review Days

B. Presentation on Attaining Minority-Majority Status

C. UNM American Indian Task Force Report

D. UNM Hispanic Issues Task Force Report

XV. Advancement Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair A. Naming of UNM Law Library “King Reading Room”

XVI. Development Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

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

Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting was not held in March 2006.

XVIII. Health Sciences Committee, Jack Fortner, Chair

A. Approval of Permanent Appointments to UNMH Medical Staff

B. Approval of Reappointments to the UNMH Medical Staff

C. Contract Approvals

a) Novation Procurement (Novation Contract #XR30015) of Cardiovascular Image

Management System (PACS)

b) Sole Source Procurement (via GSA contract and Sole Source) of Digital Single Plane

Cardiovascular System.

c) Phillips Medical Systems Single-Plane Endovascular Suite RFP No. 67-05

Information Items:

D. Dell Computers

E. Connaught Laboratories

F. Boston Scientific-Novation Contract MS50333-Est. $300,000 for year.

G. Southeastern Organ Procurement-Blanket Order Est. $500,000 per year

XIX. Executive Session: discussion of matters covered by the attorney-client privilege pertaining to pending or threatened litigation in which the University is or may become a participant pursuant to section 10-15-1. H (7), NMSA.

XX. 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.


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.