The 2011 Budget Summit of the University of New Mexico, attended by the UNM Board of Regents, will take place Monday, March 28, beginning at 9 a.m. in ballroom C of the Student Union Building on the UNM main campus. 

In addition to the budget summit, the Board will go into an Executive Session immediately following the budget summit on March 28 in the Cherry Silver room of the Student Union Building.


I.   Confirmation of a Quorum: Adoption of the Agenda - Jack Fortner, Regents President

II. Opening Comments from Regent President Jack L. Fortner

III. Budget Summit

            1.  Welcome and Introduction                                       David J. Schmidly, UNM President

                        a. Explanation of process and schedule
                        b. Considerations
                        c. Historical Context
                                    - History of Cuts (administrative)
                                    - One-time money
                                    - Tuition: History of increases and perspective
                        d. How is tuition spent?

            2.  2011 Legislative Overview, including RPSPs                   David Harris, Marc Saavedra

            3.  General Institutional Budget Issues

                        a. Employee and Retiree Health Insurance                                       Helen Gonzales
                        b. Building Renewal and Replacement                                             Andrew Cullen
                        c. Utility Costs                                                                                   Andrew Cullen
                        d. Auxiliaries and Associated Fees                                                    Andrew Cullen
                        e. UNM Foundation and Regents Endowments   Henry Nemcik & Andrew Cullen    

            4.  HSC and UNMH                                                                                       Dr. Paul Roth

            5. UNM Main Campus and Branches                       David J. Schmidly & David W. Harris

                        a. Summary of State General Fund Decrease                                  David W. Harris
                        b. Reductions of Expenditures (cost containment)                          David W. Harris
                        c. Required Use of Funds                                                                  Andrew Cullen
                        d. Recommendations to Strengthen Core Mission                            Andrew Cullen
                        e. Use of Fund Balances                                                                  David W. Harris
                        f. Transfers – Out (Replace one-time, non-recurring funds)              Andrew Cullen
                        g. Discussion of Student Fees/SFRB Recommendation                 Lazaro Cardenas
                        h. Differential Tuition and College Fees                                            Wynn Goering
                        i. Tuition and Fees for Branch campuses          Andrew Cullen & Branch Directors
                        j. Preliminary Tuition & Fee Recommendation for main campus   David Schmidly

            6.  Discussion and Comments                                 Jack Fortner and Constituency Leaders

                        a. Students, Deans, Faculty, Staff, Parent and other constituent groups
                        b. Regents Comments and Questions
                        c. Cost Containment Task Force members

            7.  Public Comment

            8.   Response and Discussion of Alternatives                 Jack Fortner & David J. Schmidly

            9.   Consideration of the FY12 Tuition and Fees subject to amendment and substitution
                  by the Board of Regents

IV.       Vote to close the meeting and proceed in Executive Session

V.        Executive Session will be held immediately following in the Cherry Silver Room, SUB

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

VI.       Vote to re-open the meeting.

B. Certification that only those matters described in Agenda Item IV were discussed in Executive Session and if necessary, final action with regard to those matters will be taken in Open Session.

VII.       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  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.