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April 5, 2007

UNM Regents to Meet April 10

The University of New Mexico Board of Regents will conduct its next regular meeting on Tuesday, April 10, 2007, 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 April 10 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 March 12, 2007 Board of Regents Meeting.

III. Presentation to UNM Regents by Democracy for New Mexico, Los Alamos Study Group, Progressive Action Coalition

IV. Administrative Report, David Harris, Acting President

V. Comments from Regents Advisors

Dr.Virginia Shipman, Faculty Senate
Vanessa Shields, President Elect, Staff Council
Joseph Garcia, President, GPSA
Brittany Jaeger, President, ASUNM
Roberto Ortega, President, UNM Alumni Association
Robert Bovinette, Chair, UNM Foundation (Foundation Revenue Report)

VI. Comments from Regents

VII. Consent Agenda

From Finance & Facilities Committee

  1. Disposition of Surplus Property on List Dated 1/31/07 and 2/15/07
  2. Approval of:
    1. Architect Selection for College of Education
    2. Revision to Central Campus Domestic Water Renewal
  3. Approval of Resolution of Bond Sale: UNM Gallup Campus
  4. Approval of Naming of Athletics Administration Building
  5. Approval of Intervention in PNM Electric Rate Case pending before NMPRC
  6. Approval of Intervention in PNM Electric Efficiency Program Case pending before NMPRC

VIII. Regents Committee Reports

Academic/Student Affairs and Research Committee, Raymond Sanchez, Chair

Advancement Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

Development Committee. Don Chalmers, Chair

Audit Committee, Raymond Sanchez, Chair
A. Report of 4/9/07 Audit Committee Meeting

Finance and Facilities Committee, John “Mel” Eaves, Chair
A. Monthly Financial Report
B. Disposition of Surplus Property on list dated March 23, 2007
C. Contract Approval:

D. Approval of

E. Approval of Resolution to allow UNM Regents to be excluded from Security Clearance Requirements

HSC – Health Sciences, Regent Fortner, Chair
A. Approval of Permanent Appointments and Reappointments for Medical Staff
B. UNMH Dashboard Report
C. UNMH CEO Report

IX. Approval of FY 2007-08 Budget Considerations, including recommended actions for changes in tuition and fees (regular and summer) and employee compensation.

X. Public Comment

XI. Adjournment


Executive Session will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Sandia Room
Vote to close the meeting and to proceed in Executive Session

  1. Discussion and determination where appropriate of limited personnel matters pursuant to Section 10-15- 1.H (2) NMSA (1978).
  2. 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 (1978).
  3. Discussion of strategic and long range business plans of public hospitals pursuant to Section 10-15-1.H (9), NMSA (1978).
  4. Vote to re-open the meeting.
  5. 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.

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 http://www.unm.edu/news/Regents'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.


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