The Academic, Student Affairs and Research Committee of the University of New Mexico Board of Regents will meet Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 at 8:30 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, Bruce Milne, Professor of Biology and Director, Sustainability Studies Program
III. Approval of Summarized Minutes from Previous Meeting (Dec. 1, 2010)
IV.  Reports/Comments 
       A.  Administrative Report, Suzanne Ortega, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Julia Fulghum, Vice President for Research
       B. Comments from Regents Advisors ASUNM, GPSA, Parent Association|
V.    Action Items
        A.  Approval of the Creation of the W.K. Kellogg Chair in Sustainable Environmental and Food Systems Endowed Chair
        B.  Approval of Naming of Professor Bruce Milne as W.K. Kellogg Chair in Sustainable Environmental and Food Systems Endowed Chair
        C.  Approval of Naming of Dr. Loretta Cordova de Ortega as John D. Johnson, MD Endowed Chair
        D.  Approval of Sustainable Building Certificate – UNM Valencia
VI.   Information Items
         A.  UNM Office of Equity & Inclusion's Role in Creating Inclusive Excellence
         B. Academic Implications of Proposed Cost Containment Strategies and Reorganization

VII.    Public Comment (limited to 15 minutes)
VIII.  Adjournment

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