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March 3, 2010

UNM Regents to Meet March 8, 2010

The University of New Mexico Board of Regents will conduct its next regular meeting on Monday, March 8, 2010, beginning at 9 a.m. in ballroom C 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 March 8, 2010 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 January 12, 2010 Board of Regents Meeting and the January 6, 2010 Special Board of Regents Meeting

III. President’s Administrative Report

IV. Election of the 2010-2011 Officers of the Board of Regents

V. Adoption of Policy Concerning Public Notice of Regents’ Meeting

VI. Comments from Regents’ Advisors

Douglas Fields, President, Faculty Senate
Elisha Allen, President, Staff Council
Lissa Knudsen, President, GPSA
Monika Roberts, President, ASUNM
Ruth Schifani, President, UNM Alumni Association
Anne Yegge, Chair, UNM Foundation
Maria Probasco, President, UNM Parent Association
Beulah Woodfin, President, UNM Retiree Association

VII. Approval of the Proposed Revision of the Consolidated Investment Fund Investment

VIII. Approval of Resolution Form for 2010 Severance Tax Bonds

IX. Comments from Regents

X. Public comment:  agenda items

XI. Regent Committee Reports

 Academic/Student Affairs & Research Committee, Carolyn Abeita, Chair

Action Items:

A. Approval of Revisions to UNM Admissions Standards
B. Approval of Revision of Policy C70-Confidentiality of Faculty Records
C. Approval of Memorandum of Agreement between UNM and Maxwell Museum Association
D. Approval of ASUNM Constitutional Amendment Fall 2009 Election
E. Approval of UNM Taos Operating Agreement
F. Approval of UNM Gallup Operating Agreement
G. Approval of UNM Valencia Operating Agreement

Information Items:

H. Faculty World Load Update                     
Audit Committee, Gene Gallegos, Chair

A.   Regents’ Audit Committee Report, 1/22/2010 Meeting

            Health Sciences, Jack Fortner, Chair

No Report
Finance and Facilities Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

A. Consent Agenda (Finance & Facilities meeting 2/11/2010)

1) Disposition of Surplus Property on lists dated 1/26/2010
2) Approval of:

a) Capital Project for Renovations for Clinical & Transitional Science Center, Health Sciences Center
b) Architect Selection for Centennial Engineering Center: Nano-Biology Laboratory
c) Capital Project for Hokona Hall, Life Safety & General Upgrades

3) Approval of Contracts:

a) UNMH – Administrator & Fund Sponsors for Defined Contribution  Retirement Program, Fidelity Investments
b) UNMH – First Choice Community Health Care

4) Approval of Appointment of Dr. Kevin Malloy to STC.UNM Board of Directors
5) Approval of Fiscal Watch Report & Monthly Consolidated Report

B. Action Items:

6)   Approval of STC.UNM Annual Report & Audit Report to BOR
7) Approval of Purchase Tri-Services Building from State of New Mexico
8) Approval of Permanent Appointments and Reappointments dated 2/5/2010

          C.   Information Items:

9) Monthly Consolidated Financial Report (12/31/09)
10) Capital Projects Monthly Project Status Report
11) CEO UNM Hospitals Monthly & Dashboard Report

XII.        Public Comment

XIII.      Adjournment

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

A. Discussion and determination where appropriate of threatened or pending litigation pursuant to section 10-15-1.H(7) NMSA (1978)

B. Discussion and determination where appropriate of potential purchase, acquisition or disposal of real property pursuant to Section 10-15-1.H (8) NMSA, (1978)

C.   Discussion and determination where appropriate of limited personnel matters pursuant to Section 10-15-1.H(2), NMSA (1978)

D.   Vote to re-open meeting    

E.  Certification that only those matters described in Agenda XIII 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 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 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.