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March 2, 2007

UNM Regents’ Academic/Student Affairs/Research Committee Meets March 6

The Academic, Student Affairs and Research Committee of the University of New Mexico Board of Regents will meet Tuesday, March 6, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. in 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 (Jan. 8, 2007)
  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
    4. Vice President for Research Report, Terry Yates, Vice President for Research and Economic Development
  5. Action Items
    1. Approval of Chairholder for the Nunzio & Sherolyn De Santis Endowed Chair in Pharmacogenomics
    2. Approval of Dual Status Masters in Public Health/MD Degree
    3. Approval of Graduate Certificate in Instruction for Students with Intensive Social, Language and Behavioral Needs
    4. Approval of Associate Degree in Fine Arts – UNM-Taos
    5. Approval of UNM-Los Alamos Geographic Areas of Responsibility
    6. Approval of UNM-Gallup Geographic Areas of Responsibility
    7. Approval of UNM-Taos Geographic Areas of Responsibility
    8. Approval of UNM-Valencia Geographic Areas of Responsibility
    9. Approval of Honorary Degree Candidates
    10. Recommendations for Consent Agenda Items on full Board Agenda
  6. Information Items
    1. Student Enrollment Management Status Report
    2. Enrollment Trends and Policy Issues
    3. Graduation Task Force Report
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.


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.