BOARD OF REGENTS, STATE OF IOWA
MAUCKER UNION, OLD CENTRAL BALLROOM, ROOMS A AND B
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA

CEDAR FALLS
, IOWA

APRIL 30 - MAY 1, 2008

AGENDA ITEMS

Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Board of Regents Committee Meetings
 

1.      Audit/Compliance and Investment Committee
 

    a.      External Audit Overview

    b.      Internal Audit Overview and Reports

      1.   Overview of the Internal Audit Function

      2.   Internal Audit Reports

    c.     Other Audits Overview

    d.     Operating Portfolios

    e.     Long-Term (Including Endowment) Portfolios

    f.      Other Business

 

2.      University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Committee
 

   a.     Review Charge from President Miles

   b.     Capital Expansion Project

   c.     IowaCare

   d.     Operating and Finance

   e.     FY 2009 Proposed Budget

 

Thursday, May 1, 2008
Board of Regents Meeting
 

3.    CONSENT AGENDA
 

a.

 Minutes of March 11, 2008, Board Meeting

b.

 Institutional Personnel Transactions

c.

 Conflict of Interest Vendors

d.

Allocation of Mandatory Student Fees for 2008-2009 Academic Year

e.

Annual Report on Competition with Private Enterprise

f.

Approval of University Parking for FY 2009

g.

FY 2007 Unit Cost of Instruction

h.

University of Iowa Equipment Purchase

i.

Revisions to 2009 Meeting Schedule

j.

Request to Suspend Admissions to the Ph.D. Program in Women’s
Studies at the University of Iowa

k.

Proposed Curriculum Changes for the University of Northern Iowa

l.

Request to Terminate Master of Arts Program in Science Education for
Elementary Schools (K-6) at the University of Northern Iowa

m.

Request to Terminate Master of Arts Program in Computer Science
Education at the University of Northern Iowa

n.

Request to Terminate Bachelor of Arts Program in Sociology  – Teaching at
the University of Northern Iowa

o.

Request to Terminate Bachelor of Arts Program in Russian and East
European Studies at the University of Northern Iowa

p.

Request for a Program Name Change at the University of Northern Iowa –
Master of Arts Program in School Library Media Studies to Master of Arts
Program in School Library Studies

q.

Request for a Program Name Change at the University of Northern Iowa –
Bachelor of Arts Program in Mathematics – Applied to Bachelor of Arts
Program in Mathematics – Computer Science Emphasis

r.

Request for a Program Name Change at Iowa State University – Bachelor of
Arts Program in African American Studies to Bachelor of Arts Program in

African and African American Studies

s.

 Non-Tenure-Eligible Research Faculty Policy at Iowa State University

 

4.      Executive Director Search – Candidate Interviews

 

5.      Executive Director Report
 

6.      Institution Updates

   a.      Iowa State University

   b.      University of Northern Iowa

   c.      Iowa School for the Deaf

   d.      Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School

   e.      University of Iowa

 

7.      Audit/Compliance and Investment Committee

 

8.      University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Committee

 

9.      University and Special Schools Strategic Plan Progress Reports

 

   a.      University of Iowa

   b.      Iowa State University

   c.      University of Northern Iowa

   d.      Iowa School for the Deaf

   e.      Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School

 

10.  The Status of Student Loans at Regent Universities

 

11.  Report on Search for the Superintendent of the Iowa Braille and Sight
 Saving School

 

12.  FY 2009 Preliminary Pay Policies

 

13.  Annual Governance Report on Faculty Tenure

 

14.  FY 2009 Budget Issues and FY 2008 Budget Ceiling Adjustment

15.  Approval of Residence System Proposed Rates and Transfers for 2008-2009 
 Academic Year

16.  Proposed Non-Tuition-Related Miscellaneous Fees for FY 2009

 

17.  Resolution for the Sale and Award of $25,000,000 Academic Building Revenue
  Bonds, Series S.U.I. 2008

18.  University of Iowa Facilities Corporation Revenue Refunding Bonds (Medical
  Education and Biomedical Research Facility Project) Series 2008

19.  Institutional Agreements, Leases and Easements

20.  Register of University of Iowa Capital Improvement Business Transactions

21.  University of Iowa Proposed Property Purchases

22.  Register of Iowa State University Capital Improvement Business Transactions

23.  Register of University of Northern Iowa Capital Improvement Business
 Transactions

24.  University of Northern Iowa Proposed Property Purchase

25.  Report of Regent Inter-Institutional Task Force on Graduation and Retention Rates
  by Race/Ethnicity

26.  Grow Iowa Values Fund and Battelle Project Update

27.  Highlighted Technology Transfer Presentation

28.  Faculty Presentation at the University of Northern Iowa – “Improving Teacher
 Education Through a Stronger K-12 Partnership: The Professional Development
 School Pilot Study”

 

29.  Faculty Reduction in Force (In Closed Session)
  a.  Iowa School for the Deaf

        b.  Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School 

30.  Appointment of Executive Director, Board of Regents, State of Iowa
 (In Closed Session)

 

 

                      Board Meeting Schedule

 

2008 *

 

 

June 11 - 12, 2008

Iowa State University

Ames

August 6 - 7, 2008

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls

September 17 - 18, 2008

University of Iowa

Iowa City

October 29 - 30, 2008

Iowa State University

Ames

December 10 - 11, 2008

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls

 

 

 

2009 **

 

 

February 4 - 5, 2009

University of Iowa

Iowa City

March 18 - 19, 2009

Iowa State University

Ames

April 29 - 30, 2009

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls

June 10 - 11, 2009

University of Iowa

Iowa City

August 5 - 6, 2009

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls

September 16 - 17, 2009

Iowa Lakeside Laboratory

Milford

October 28 - 29, 2009

Iowa School for the Deaf

Council Bluffs

December 9 – 10, 2009

University of Iowa

Iowa City

 

  * Meeting dates have been revised to reflect two-day meeting schedule as indicated in February 12 e-mails to Regents and institutions

** Subject to Board approval in Agenda Item 3.i.