The Academic, Student Affairs and Research Committee of the University of New Mexico Board of Regents will meet Wednesday, August 1 at 9 a.m. at Scholes Hall, the Roberts Room, on 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.

I.       Call to Order
II.      Approval of Summarized Minutes from Previous Meetings
             (June 6, 2012)
III.     Reports/Comments-Administrative Report
         A)   Administrative Report
                Chaouki Abdallah, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs 
B)   Comments from Members   
         C)   Comments from Advisors:        
                ASUNM, GPSA, Parent Association

 IV.   Action Items
          A)   Approval of Request to Remove two Independent 501(c) 3 affiliated Corporations from the Regents' Policy 7.17
                 University-Affiliated Organizations
                James Dixon, Director, Maxwell Museum
                Michael Kelly, Associate Dean, University Libraries 

V.      Information Items
          A)  Funding Request Submission to the Higher Education Department 
                Marc Saavedra, Director, Government and Community Relations
B)  Economics of Student Achievement 
               Peter Winograd, Director, Center for Education Policy Research

VI.     Faculty Presenter
          Michelle M. Arthur, Associate and Regents' Professor, Anderson School of Management

VII.   Public Comment (limited to 15 minutes)

VIII.  Adjournment                                                                                                                                                               

For more information contact, Ellen Wenzel (505) 277‑7639 or e-mail:

Media contact: Karen Wentworth (505) 277‑5627; cell: (505) 220‑0313; e-mail: