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November 10, 2006

UNM Regents to meet November 14

The University of New Mexico Board of Regents will conduct its next regular meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2006, beginning at 9 a.m. in ballroom B of the Student Union Building on the UNM main campus.

In addition to its regular meeting, the Board will go into an Executive Session at 11:30 a.m. on November 14 in the Sandia Room of the Student Union Building.


I. Confirmation of a Quorum: Adoption of the Agenda

II. Approval of Summarized Minutes of the October 10, 2006 Board of Regents Meeting

III. Public Comment

IV. Administrative Report, David Harris, Acting President

V. Comments from Regents Advisors

Dr.Virginia Shipman, Faculty Senate

David Groth, President, Staff Council Joseph Garcia, President, GPSA

Brittany Jaeger, President, ASUNM

Roberto Ortega, President, UNM Alumni Association

Robert Bovinette, Chair, UNM Foundation

VI . Comments from Regents

VII. Consent Agenda

From Academic/Student Affairs & Research Committee

1. Approval of Summer 2006 Degree Candidates

2. Approval of Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services

From Finance & Facilities Committee

3. Meeting Summary from September 11, 2006

4. Disposition of Surplus Property on List Dated September 29, 2006

5. Approval of Quasi-Endowment Funds, Dept. of Family & Community Medicine

6. Contract Approval: UNMH-RMW Relocation Management Worldwide,Inc.

Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion

7. Approval for the New Mexico Court of Appeals Building, North Campus

8. Approval of Risk, Safety, Health and Environmental Affairs, (RSHEA) Process Improvement Initiative

9. Approval of Report on Annual Savings and Fund Balances

10. Approval of Recommendation to Create a Structure for the Faculty Practice Organization and approval of its Articles.

From Health Sciences Committee

11. Approval of Medical Staff Appointments & Reappointments

VIII, Request for Revision to Capital Project Approval UNM Hospital OSIS 3.0T MRI Upgrade

IX. Request for Revision to Capital Project Approval UNM Hospital Endovascular Suite Renovation

X. Regent Committee Reports

Academic/Student Affairs & Research Committee, Raymond Sanchez, Chair
A. Approval of Posthumous Degree for Cynthia Young

Audit Committee, Raymond Sanchez, Chair
A. Anderson School Audit

Advancement Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

Development Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

Health Sciences Committee, Jack Fortner, Chair

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

XI. Executive Session : Vote to close the meeting and to proceed in Executive Session (11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)

A. Discussion and determination where appropriate of discussion and approval of FY06 External Financial Audit pursuant to exceptions at Section 10-15-1H NMSA (1978) and Section 12-6-5 NMSA (1978)

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

C. Discussion and determination where appropriate of matters subject to attorney-client privilege pertaining to threatened or pending litigation.pursuant to Section 10-15-1.H (7), NMSA

D. Discussion and determination where appropriate of purchase, acquisition or disposal real estate pursuant to Section 10-15-1 H (8), NMSA.

XII. Vote to re-open the meeting.

XIII. Certification that only those matters described in Agenda Item XI., were discussed in Executive Session and if necessary, ratification of actions, if any, taken in Executive Session.

XIV. 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.