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May 3, 2006

UNM Regents' Academic/Student Affairs Committee to Meet May 9

The Academic/Student Affairs Committee of the University of New Mexico Board of Regents will meet Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. in the Lobo Rooms A & B in the Student Union Building on the UNM main campus.

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


  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Summarized Minutes from Previous Meeting (April 11, 2006)
  3. Public Open Comment Forum (public input will be received at the beginning of the committee meeting and limited to 15 minutes)
  4. Reports/Comments
    1. Comments from Regents' Advisors, Presidents of ASUNM & GPSA
    2. Provost's Report, Reed Dasenbrock, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
    3. Vice President's Report, Eliseo Torres, Vice President for Student Affairs
  5. Action Items
    1. Ratification of Spring 2006 Degree Candidates
    2. Approval of New Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering
    3. New Master's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  6. Information Items
    1. Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Program
    2. Special Focus Accreditation
    3. Discussion of New Peer Group
    4. Staff Council Update
  7. 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.