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October 5, 2006

UNM Board of Regents To Meet October 10

The University of New Mexico Board of Regents will conduct its next monthly Board meeting on Tuesday, October 10, 2006, at 1 p.m. in ballroom “B” of the Student Union Building on UNM's main campus.


  1. Adoption of the Agenda – Confirmation of Quorum
  2. Approval of Summarized Minutes of the September 12, 2006 Meeting
  3. Special Recognition – Donald M. Salazar, former regent
  4. Public Comment
  5. A. Approval of Amendments to Regents' Policy Manual Section 1.2
    B. Revision of Regents' Policy Manual regarding Approval of Construction Contracts (Sections 7.4 and 7.12)
  6. Administrative Report, David Harris, Acting President
  7. 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
  8. Comments from Regents
  9. Presidential Search Update, Raymond Sanchez, Chair
    1. Approval of Charge to Search Committee
    2. Approval of Position Announcement
  10. Regent Committee Reports
    Academic/Student Affairs & Research Committee, Raymond Sanchez, Chair
    Advancement Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair
    Development Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

    Health Sciences Committee, Jack Fortner, Chair

    Appointment of Dr. Fred Hashimoto to Clinical Operations Board

    Finance and Facilities Committee, John “Mel” Eaves, Chair
    1. Approval of Bid Package for Cancer Research and Treatment Center
    2. Approval of Centennial Engineering Center Bid Award
  11. Executive Session
    Vote to close the meeting and proceed in Executive Session.
    1. Discussion and determination where appropriate of competitive procurement matter pursuant to Section 10-15-1.H (6) NMSA.
    2. Discussion and determination, where appropriate, of limited personnel matters pursuant to Section 10-15.1 H (2) NMSA.
    3. Vote to re-open the meeting.
  12. Certification that only those matters described in the previous agenda item IX were discussed in executive session; consideration of, and action on, the specific limited personnel matters discussed in executive session, if necessary.
  13. 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.