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Board of Regents Announcements

New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents Meeting
Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall
905 University Avenue
NMHU Main Campus
Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701, April 28, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

  1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Agenda for April 28, 2017
  4. Higher Learning Commission Update – Dr. Brandon Kempner
  5. Comprehensive Discussions – Dr. Sam Minner
    1. Campus Life Initiative
    2. Grant Performance
  6.  President’s Report – Dr. Minner
    1. Board of Regents Policy Manual – Action Item
    2. Open Meetings Act Resolution – Action Item
    3. NMHED Summer Hearings on Capital Outlay – Action Item
    4. 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 NMDOT Cooperative Agreement (Rodgers Hall Parking Lot)
      – Action Item
    5. Endorsement of the Capital Assurance Procedures and Responses to the Higher Learning Commission – Action Item<
    6. President’s Update
    7. Other
  7. Academic Affairs – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales
    1. Space Allocation Policy – Action Item
    2. Academic Affairs Report
    3. Other
  8. Strategic Enrollment Management Report – Dr. Edward Martinez
  9. Foundation and Advancement Report – Ms. Theresa Law, JD, CFRE
  10. Staff Advisory Senate Report – Mr. Laird Thornton
  11. 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. HU Staff & Board of Regents discussion regarding working at HU, in the SUB-Ballroom, 800 National Avenue, Las Vegas, NM 87701
    NMHU BoR Agenda April 28, 2017
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  12. Executive Session – (1) limited personnel matters related to recent terminations, hirings, transfers, and reassignments of faculty and staff, and the investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against HU employees; (2) bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining with the newly formed union; (3) deliberations upon competitive sealed proposals for university legal services; and (4) threatened or pending litigation and EEOC charges subject to the attorney-client privilege in which the university is or may become a participant. Pursuant to provisions of NMSA 1978, §10-15-1(H)(2)(5)(6)&(7).
  13. Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussions – Action Item
  14. Emeritus Faculty Designation – Action Item
  15. Persons Wishing to Address the Board
  16. Finance and Administration – Mr. Max Baca
    1. FY18 Operating Budget – Action Item
    2. Tuition and Fees – Action Item
    3. Meal Plan Fees – Action Item
    4. Residence Halls Fees – Action Item
    5. FY17 Final Unrestricted and Restricted Budget Adjustment Requests – Action Item
    6. Organizational Chart – Action Item
    7. NMHU Personnel Policy-Code of Conduct – Action Item
    8. Disposal of Inventory – Action Item
    9. Procurements over $500,000-City of Las Vegas and PNM (Utilities) – Action Item
    10. Legal Services Contracts – Action Item
    11. Benefit Changes for FY17-18 and Risk Management Division and New Mexico Public School Insurance Authority Benefits Comparison – Action Item
    12. Sole Source Procurements
    13. VPFA Departmental Updates
    14. Other
  17. Student Affairs Report – Ms. Kimberly Blea
  18. Athletics Report – Mr. Bob Clifford
  19. Faculty Senate Report – Dr. Brandon Kempner
  20. ASNMHU Report – Mr. Julian Padilla
    1. ASNMHU Resolutions
      1. Concerning the transparency of New Mexico Highlands University Campus –
        Community
      2. Concerning the Inequity Amongst Administration, Faculty, and Staff at New Mexico Highlands University
    2. Comments on the selection of the Student Regent at NMHU
      1. Recommendations for establishing a formal process for the selection of the Student Regent at NMHU
  21. Adjournment