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May 5, 2006

UNM Board of Regents to Meet May 9

The University of New Mexico Board of Regents will conduct its next monthly Board meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at 1 p.m. in ballroom “B” of the Student Union Building on UNM's main campus.


I. Adoption of the Agenda 1

II. Approval of Summarized Minutes of the April 11,, 2006 Meeting of the UNM Board of Regents 2

III. Regent's Meritorious Service Awards , Regent Sandra Begay-Campbell 3 Dr. Anita Bradley Pfeiffer, Dr. Joseph H.Suina

IV. Public Input

V. Administrative Report, David Harris, President

VI. Approval of Proposed Labor Management Resolution, Susan Carkeek, VP, Human Resources 4

VII. Comments from Regents Advisors

Christopher Smith, President, Faculty Senate

Sabra Basler, President, Staff Council 5

Buckner Creel, President, GPSA

Brittany Jaeger, President, ASUNM

Angie Vachio, President, UNM Alumni Association Thelma Domenici, for Robert Bovinette, Chair, UNM Foundation

VIII. UNM Foundation Report , Gary Gordon, Chair, UNMF Investment Committee,

Dennis Hammond, Beth Johnson, Hammond and Associates

IX. Comments from Regents

X. Regent Committee Reports

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

A. Ratification of Spring 2006 Degree Candidates (listing available at meeting)

B. Approval of New Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering 6

C. New Master's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences 7

XII. Audit Committee Report, Raymond Sanchez, Chair

XIII. Presidential Search Update, Raymond Sanchez, Chair

XIV. Advancement Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

XV. Development Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

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

A. Meeting Summary from April 10, 2006 and April 26, 2006 8

B. Disposition of Surplus Property on List Dated 4/21/06 9

C. Approval of Budget Revisions for FY 2005-06 Operating Budget 10

D. Budget Review FY 2006-07 11

E. Review of Employee Health Insurance 12

F. Approval of Employment Contract for University Counsel 13

G. Approval of Resolution, Notification and Certification for State Severance Tax Bond Sale 14

H. Approval of Request to Establish Quasi-Endowment Funds 15

I. Approval of Resolution to Exclude Regents from Security Clearance Requirement 16

J. Approval of:

a) Revision to Capital Project Approval for Centennial Engineering Center 17

b) UNM Championship Golf Course-Parking Lot Improvements

c) Renovations to Scholes Hall – Phase II

d) UNM South Campus Athletic Track Resurfacing

e) UNMH Operating Room Recovery Renovation

K. Fiscal Watch Report 18

L. UNM Health Sciences Sculpture Garden of Healing 19

Information Items:

L. Monthly Financial Report for 9 Months Ended March 31, 2006 20

M. Revised Higher Education Department Deadlines 21

N. Fire Protection Update 22

O. Senior Administrator Report 23

XVII. Health Sciences Committee, Jack Fortner, Chair 24

A. Approval of Permanent Appointments to UNMH Medical Staff

B. Approval of Reappointments to the UNMH Medical Staff

•  Executive Session : Vote to close the meeting and to proceed in Executive Session.

•  Discussion and determination where appropriate of limited personnel matters pursuant to Section 10-15-1.H (2), NMSA.

•  Discussion and determination, where appropriate, of matters subject to the attorney-client privilege regarding pending or threatened litigation in which the University is or may become a participant pursuant to Section 10-15-1.H(7), NMSA.

•  Vote to re-open the meeting.

•  Certification that only those matters described in Agenda Item XVIII were discussed in Executive Session; consideration of, and action on, the specific limited personnel matters discussed in Executive Session, if necessary; ratification of actions, if any, taken in Executive Session regarding matters subject to the attorney-client privilege, if necessary.

XIX. Adjournment

A copy of the agenda will be available 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.