The Academic, Student Affairs and Research Committee of the University of New Mexico Board of Regents will meet Thursday, May 5 at 1:30 p.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, Michaele Pride, Professor, School of Architecture and Planning
III. Approval of Summarized Minutes from Previous Meeting (Feb. 23, 2011)
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 Spring 2011 Degree Candidates
        B. Approval of Endowed Chair of Roman Catholic Studies
        C. Approval of Policy C07 Faculty Disciplinary Procedures
        D. Approval of Doctorate of Nursing Practice
        E. Approval to Create the Maralyn S. Budke Endowed Chair in Otolaryngology, HSC, School of Medicine
        F.  Approval of Naming of Dr. Michael Spafford as the Maralyn S. Budke Endowed Chair
        G. Approval of Revised UNM Parent Association Bylaws
        H. Approval of Revised UNM Parent Association MOU
        I.  Approval of ASUNM Constitution
        J.  Approval of Amendment to the UNM Staff Council Constitution

VI.      Information Items
        A.  Academic Progress of UNM Student Athletes
        B.  New Faculty Lines Update
        C.  NSO/CEP/TNT/Family Connection Orientations

    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 Regents' web page no later than 24 hours before the meeting.

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