The University of New Mexico Board of Regents will conduct its next regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 14, beginning at 9 a.m. in ballroom C of the Student Union Building on the UNM main campus.

In addition to its regular meeting, the Board will go into an Executive Session at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 14, in the Cherry/Silver Room of the Student Union Building.


I.      Confirmation of a Quorum:  Adoption of the Agenda
II.    Approval of Summarized Minutes of the Nov. 9, 2010 Board of Regents Meeting
III.  Administrative Report, Dr. Paul Roth

a. EPA's Energy Star Award to Health Sciences & Services Building

 IV.   General Fund Revenue Update and Outlook for 2011 Legislative Session

V.      Comments from Regents' Advisors

Faculty Senate President, Richard Wood
Staff Council President, Merle Kennedy
GPSA President, Lissa Knudsen
ASUNM President, Lazaro Cardenas, Jr.
UNM Alumni Association President, Steve Chreist
UNM Foundation Chair, Anne Yegge
UNM Parent Association President, Maria Probasco
UNM Retiree Association President, Cynthia Stuart

VI.    Regents Comments
VII.  Public Comment – Agenda Items
VIII. Proposed HSC Governance Re-organization,

                  A.   Regent Policy Revisions

1.   Original RPM Policy 2.13    The UNM Health Sciences Center
2.   RPM  3.4             Health Sciences Center and Services
3.   RPM 3.5              Health Sciences Board of Directors
4.   RPM 3.6              UNM Hospital Board of Trustees
5.   RPM 3.7              Institutional Compliance Program
6.   RPM 1.2              Structure of the Board of Regents
7.   RPM 2.16            University Counsel
8.   RPM 3.3              Appointment and Termination of Key Administrators
9.   RPM 7.6              University Enterprise Business Activities
10. RPM 7.8              Signature Authority for Contracts
11. RPM 7.14            Risk Management and Insurance
12. RPM 2.13.1         Health Sciences Center Quality of Care
13.  RPM 2.13.2         Health Sciences Center Medical Staff

B.  By-Law Revisions

                  14. Bylaws of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Board of  Directors
                  15. Bylaws of the University of New Mexico Hospital Board of Trustees
                 16.  Amended and Restated Bylaws of UNM Medical Group; Inc
                 17.  Amended and Restated Bylaws of UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center, Inc.  

IX.   Regent Committee Reports

               Finance and Facilities Committee, Don Chalmers, Chair

A. Action Items:

1.   Disposition of Surplus Property on list dated Nov. 10, 2010
2.   Approval of Contracts:

 a) UNMH – Lawson Software
 b) UNMH – Cerner Corporation
 c) Request for Approval to Use Construction Manager at Risk for Baseball Stadium Project

                         3.  Approval of:

                              a) Capital Project Approval for Clinical Neurosciences Core Renovation
                              b) Capital Project Approval for UNM Gallup Gurley Hall Backfill

                         4.   Approval of Resolution Student Housing Strategic Plan (American Campus Communities)

B.   Information Items:

                    5.  Contract Information:
                             Physics and Astronomy-Micro Systems Engineering
                    6.   Outline for the Main Campus Three-Year Financial Strategic Plan      

Academic/Student Affairs & Research Committee, Carolyn Abeita, Chair

                  A.  Consent:

                  1.  Approval of Fall 2010 Degree Candidates
                  2.  Approval of ASUNM Constitutional Amendment Fall 2010 Election
                  3.  Approval of UNM Taos Constitution and Bylaws
                  4.  Approval of Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Engineering

                  B.   Information Items:

                  5.  Student Fee Update
                  6.  Academic Prioritization Update                                                                                         

Audit Committee, Gene Gallegos, Chair

                  No Report

Health Sciences, Jack Fortner, Chair,

No Report                                                                                                                                    

X.      Public Comment

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

XII.  Executive Session will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Cherry/Silver Room

A.   Discussion where appropriate of threatened or pending litigation pursuant to section 10-15-1.H(7) NMSA (1978)
 B.    Discussion where appropriate of limited personnel matters pursuant to Section 10-15-1.H(2), NMSA (1978)

XIII.   Vote to re-open meeting    

C.  Certification that only those matters described in Agenda Item XII were discussed in Executive Session and if necessary, ratification of actions, if any, taken in Executive

  XIV.   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 online at: UNM Regent Meeting Notices & Agendas no later than 24 hours before the meeting.

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