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May 10, 2010

UNM Regents to Meet May 11, 2010  

The University of New Mexico Board of Regents will conduct its next regular meeting on Tuesday, May 11, 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 May 11, 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 April 30, 2010 Board of Regents Meeting

III. President’s Administrative Report

IV. Comments from Regents’ Advisors

Richard Wood, President-elect, 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

V. Comments from Regents

VI. Public comment:  agenda items

VII. Approval of Restatement of 457(b) Plan Document

VIII. Approval of American Campus Communities – South Campus Student Housing Ground Lease

IX. Approval of the Annual Renewal of the Maui HPCC Lease

X. Approval of:

a. Architect Selection for UNM Center for Molecular Discovery
b. Architect Selection for Clinical Neurosciences Core Renovation
c. Capital Project – UNM Hospital San Pablo Clinic, 302 & 306 San Pablo SE    

XI. Approval of Fiscal Watch Report 3.31.2010 and Monthly Consolidated Financial Report

XII. Regent Committee Reports

Finance and Facilities Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

A. Consent Agenda (Finance & Facilities meeting 4/3//2010)

1) Disposition of Surplus Property on list dated 3/24/10
2) Approval of:

a) Capital Project for Former Architecture Building Backfill
b) Capital Project for College of Education Travelstead Hall Backfill
c) Capital Project for UNM Dental Residency Educational Facilities Statewide
d) Capital Project for UNMH Critical Care Wing (CCW),2 W. Anesthesiology Offices Backfill
e) Architect Selection for UNMH CRTC Neuroscience Clinic Backfill

3) Approval of Re-appointment of Public Member to Lobo Energy Inc. Board of Director
4) Approval of Naming Request for 2811 Campus Blvd. NW – The Huber House
5) Approval of Purchase of UNM West Building from Sandia Foundation
6) Approval of Quasi Endowment – George Pearl Hall Fund
7) Approval of Proposed Joint Gift Acceptance & Planned Gift Policies with the UNM Foundation

B. Action Items:

8) Approval of Proposed Policy Change for Investment of Operational Funds and Bond Proceeds and Global Fixed Income
Investment Advisory Services
9) Approval of Contract:  Global Fixed Income Investment Advisory Services
10) Approval of Capital Project for UNM Wayfinding  & Signage Plan
11) Approval of Permanent Appointments, Reappointments, Expansion of Privileges on list dated 1/8/2010

C.   Information Items:

12) Capital Projects Monthly Project Status Report
13) CEO UNM Hospitals Monthly Report and Dashboard Report

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

A.  Consent Agenda:  (May 6, 2010)                

1)  Posthumous Degree Award for Stefania Gray
2)  Approval of Certificate Program in Clinical and Translational Science (CTS)
3) Approval of Associate of Science Degree in Pre-Professional Health Sciences, Los Alamos
4) Approval of Certificate in Pre-Professional Health Sciences, Los Alamos
5) Approval of Associate of Science in Pre-Engineering, Los Alamos
6) Approval of Certificate in Solar Technology, Los Alamos
7) Approval of Associate of Science in Nursing, UNM Valencia
8) Approval of Certificate in Green Building Technology, UNM Gallup    

Action Items:

9) Approval of May 2010 Commencement Candidates
10) Posthumous Degree Award for Melissa Sterling

Information Item:

                      11)  Law School Secession from GPSA                                                                                    
                Audit Committee, Gene Gallegos, Chair

No Report

                Health Sciences, Jack Fortner, Chair,

No Report

XIII. Public Comment


XV.  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.

F. 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 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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