The Academic, Student Affairs and Research Committee of the University of New Mexico Board of Regents will meet Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at 9 a.m. in the Roberts Room of Scholes Hall 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.

I. Call to Order

II. Faculty Presentation, Linda K. Ferrell, Professor, Anderson School of Management

III. Approval of Summarized Minutes from Previous Meeting (August 4, 2010)

IV. Reports/Comments – Administrative Report
A. Administrative Report, Suzanne Ortega, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
B. Comments from Regents Advisors ASUNM, GPSA, Parents Association

V. Action Items
A. Posthumous Degree for Tejay Collins
B. Summer 2010 Degree Candidates
C. Approval for Amendments made to the Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation of the New Mexico Consortium (NMC)
D. Approval of Intellectual Property Policy
E. Approval of the Certificate in Pre-Professional Health Sciences – UNM Los Alamos

VI. Information Items
A. Update on New Student Orientation, Transfer Orientation, College Enrichment Program, Outreach Programs and Family Connection Orientation
B. Academic Mission Report

VII. Public Comment (limited to 15 minutes)

VIII. Adjournment

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'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.


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