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May 1, 2020

New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents Meeting
Virtual Meeting May 7, 2020 at 11 a.m.

Special Announcement

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a (virtual) meeting on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11 a.m.

The university will comply with the Governor’s Office and the NM Department of Health’s social distancing mandate which limits mass gatherings to five (5) people therefore, the Board of Regents meeting will be held as a virtual meeting only. The university will make every effort to accommodate members of the public as stated in the April 27, 2020 meeting announcement. The items to be addressed at this meeting are time sensitive and cannot wait, thus in accordance with the New Mexico Attorney General’s Open Government Division Advisory, the meeting will be held as a virtual meeting only. Members of the public may access the meeting and may also participate in the meeting during the Public Comment section of the agenda via zoom or via phone call:

https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

Or iPhone one-tap US: +13462487799,122824474# or +16699006833,122824474#

Or Telephone Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592

Webinar ID: 122 824 474

International numbers available: https://nmhu.zoom.us/u/ac1IDo7Azz

Or an H.323/SIP room system: 162.255.37.11 (US West) or 162.255.36.11 (US East)

1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of Agenda for May 7, 2020

4. Approval of the Minutes from April 24, 2020

5. Board of Regents Report

6. President’s Report – Dr. Sam Minner
A. NMHU Open Meetings Act Resolution – Action Item
B. Annual HED Capital Outlay Summer Hearings Report – Action Item
C. Higher Learning Commission
D. Other

7. Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales
A. New Degree Program: Master of Arts in Criminology – Action Item

8. Vice President for Finance & Administration – Mr. Max Baca
A. FY20 Unrestricted and Restricted Final BARs – Action Item
B. FY21 Operating Budget – Action Item
C. NMHU Personnel Policy Code of Conduct – Action Item
D. FY20/Q3 Quarterly Report and Certification – Action Item
E. P-Card Pre-Authorization Cap – Action Item
F. Financial Audit Services-Annual Audit – Action Item

9. Vice President of Student and Donor Engagement – Dr. Theresa Law
A. Undergraduate Admissions Policy – Action Item

10. Dean of Student Affairs – Dr. Kimberly Blea
A. Installation of a New HVAC System at Melody Hall – Action Item

11. Public Comment*

12. Executive Session – (a) limited personnel matters related to the dismissal, resignation, and/or investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against any individual or public employee pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15- 1(H)(2); (b) bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(5); and (c) threatened or pending litigation subject to the attorney- client privilege in which the university is or may become a participant pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(7).

13. Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussion – Action Item

14. Adjournment

Public Comment*

Executive Session – (a) limited personnel matters related to the dismissal, resignation, and/or investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against any individual or public employee pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15- 1(H)(2); (b) bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(5); and (c) threatened or pending litigation subject to the attorney- client privilege in which the university is or may become a participant pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(7).

Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussion – Action Item

Adjournment

* PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD – The agenda for each regular meeting of the Board of Regents shall include an opportunity for members of the public to address the Board on matters of public interest related to the University. Unless otherwise determined by the Chairman of the Board, this public comment period shall last no longer than fifteen (15) minutes and each person addressing the Board shall speak for no more than three (3) minutes. When deemed necessary, persons wishing to address the Board may be required to sign in so that the public comment period may be conducted in an orderly manner. Matters of individual concern, such as employee grievances or student appeals that do not involve a matter of public interest, are not appropriate topics for the public comment period. University policy provides administrative channels to pursue such matters. The Board of Regents may not act on any item raised during the public comment period, but may refer items to be placed on the agenda of a future meeting for action. (NMHU Board of Regents Policy Guide, pages17-18).

Board of Regents Meeting Zoom Instructions for Attendees

Join online at https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

Join by Phone by calling one of the following phone numbers:

· 346-248-7799

Then enter Meeting ID 122824474 followed by # (pound sign).

Public Comment

Attendees wishing to participate in the Public Comment portion of the meeting may raise their hand online, or over the phone. They may also use the chat feature. You must have a microphone on your device to be able to speak. Attendees will be muted until allowed to speak by the Moderator, in the order they have raised their hand.

Unless otherwise determined by the Chairman of the Board, this public comment period shall last no longer than fifteen (15) minutes and each person addressing the Board shall speak for no more than three (3) minutes.

ZOOM Attendees – May raise your hand or type your comments/questions in the chat box

Phone Attendees – To raise your hand, press *9.

In the Event of Technical Difficulties During the Meeting:
The chat function is available for the duration of the meeting if you are experiencing technical difficulties. You can reach the NMHU ITS Help Desk at 505-426-2215.

 


April 27, 2020
The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a (virtual) meeting on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11 a.m. The university will comply with the Governor’s Office and the NM Department of Health’s social distancing mandate which limits mass gatherings to five (5) therefore, the Board of Regents meeting will be held as a virtual meeting only and will make every effort to accommodate members of the public. The items to be addressed at this meeting are time sensitive and cannot wait, thus in accordance with the New Mexico Attorney General’s Open Government Division Advisory, the meeting will be held as a virtual meeting only. Members of the public can access the meeting via Zoom at https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474.

Members of the public may participate in the meeting during the Public Comment* section of the agenda via Zoom.

Please click this link to join the webinar: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

Or iPhone one-tap:
US: +13462487799,,122824474# or +16699006833,,122824474#

Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592

Webinar ID: 122 824 474

International numbers available: https://nmhu.zoom.us/u/ac1IDo7Azz

Or an H.323/SIP room system:

H.323:

162.255.37.11 (US West)

162.255.36.11 (US East)

In compliance with the Open Meetings Act, the agenda will be available (72) seventy-two hours prior to the meeting by contacting the University Relations Office at 505.454.3387. The agenda will be posted on the NMHU website at https://www.nmhu.edu/board-of-regents/board-of-regents-announcements/

For accessibility services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

* PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD – The agenda for each regular meeting of the Board of Regents shall include an opportunity for members of the public to address the Board on matters of public interest related to the University. Unless otherwise determined by the Chairman of the Board, this public comment period shall last no longer than fifteen (15) minutes and each person addressing the Board shall speak for no more than three (3) minutes. When deemed necessary, persons wishing to address the Board may be required to sign in so that the public comment period may be conducted in an orderly manner. Matters of individual concern, such as employee grievances or student appeals that do not involve a matter of public interest, are not appropriate topics for the public comment period. University policy provides administrative channels to pursue such matters. The Board of Regents may not act on any item raised during the public comment period, but may refer items to be placed on the agenda of a future meeting for action. (NMHU Board of Regents Policy Guide, pages 17-18).


April 14, 2020

New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents Meeting

Virtual Meeting

April 24, 2020, 10 a.m.

Special Announcement
The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a (virtual) meeting on Friday, April 24, 2020 at 10 a.m. The university will comply with the Governor’s Office and the NM Department of Health’s social distancing mandate which limits mass gatherings to five (5) therefore, the Board of Regents meeting will be held as a virtual meeting only. The university will make every effort to accommodate members of the public as stated in the April 14, 2020 meeting announcement. The items to be addressed at this meeting are time sensitive and cannot wait, thus in accordance with the New Mexico Attorney General’s Open Government Division Advisory, the meeting will be held as a virtual meeting only.

Members of the public may access the meeting and may also participate in the meeting during the Public Comment section of the agenda via zoom or via phone call:

https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

Or iPhone one-tap:

US: +13462487799,122824474# or +16699006833,122824474#

Or Telephone:

Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592

Webinar ID: 122 824 474

International numbers available: https://nmhu.zoom.us/u/ac1IDo7Azz

Or an H.323/SIP room system:

H.323:

162.255.37.11 (US West)

162.255.36.11 (US East)

1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of Agenda for April 24, 2020

4. Approval of the Minutes from January 31, 2020

5. Board of Regents Report

A. Introduction of New Regents

B. Election of Board of Regents Officers – Action Item

C. Board of Regents Subcommittee Appointments

6. Vice President for Finance & Administration – Mr. Max Baca

A. Tuition and Fees – Action Item

7. President’s Report – Dr. Sam Minner

A. NMHU Facilities Bldg. Parking Lot/Sidewalks – $357,000 – Action Item

B. Golf Course Discussion

C. Higher Learning Commission Campus Visit

D. Wilson Complex Lower Bleacher Installation Discussion

E. Other

8. Public Comment*

9. Faculty Senate Report – Dr. Robert Karaba

10. Staff Advisory Senate Report – Ms. Adele Ludi

11. ASNMHU Report – Ms. Tamlyn Crain

12. Academic Affairs – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales

A. Catalog/Policy Acceptance of Technical and Vocational Credit – Action Item

B. Wiley as Third Party for Marketing – Action Item

C. NMHU Acceptance of NMNEC RN Courses as Residency – Action Item

13. Executive Session – (a) limited personnel matters related to the dismissal, resignation, and/or investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against any individual or public employee pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15- 1(H)(2); (b) bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(5); (c) threatened or pending litigation subject to the attorney- client privilege in which the university is or may become a participant pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(7); and (d) real estate acquisition or disposal pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(8).

14. Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussion – Action Item

15. Emeritus Status Designation – Action Item

16. Approval of Naming the Screening Room in the McCaffrey Trolley Building the Halward Screening Room – Action Item

17. Adjournment

* PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD – The agenda for each regular meeting of the Board of Regents shall include an opportunity for members of the public to address the Board on matters of public interest related to the University. Unless otherwise determined by the Chairman of the Board, this public comment period shall last no longer than fifteen (15) minutes and each person addressing the Board shall speak for no more than three (3) minutes. When deemed necessary, persons wishing to address the Board may be required to sign in so that the public comment period may be conducted in an orderly manner. Matters of individual concern, such as employee grievances or student appeals that do not involve a matter of public interest, are not appropriate topics for the public comment period. University policy provides administrative channels to pursue such matters. The Board of Regents may not act on any item raised during the public comment period, but may refer items to be placed on the agenda of a future meeting for action. (NMHU Board of Regents Policy Guide, pages 17-18

Board of Regents Meeting Zoom Instructions for Attendees

Join online at https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

Join by phone by calling 346-248-7799. Then enter Meeting ID 122824474 followed by # (pound sign).

Public Comment Attendees wishing to participate in the Public Comment portion of the meeting may raise their hand online, or over the phone. They may also use the chat feature. You must have a microphone on your device to be able to speak. Attendees will be muted until allowed to speak by the Moderator, in the order they have raised their hand. Unless otherwise determined by the Chairman of the Board, this public comment period shall last no longer than fifteen (15) minutes and each person addressing the Board shall speak for no more than three (3) minutes.

ZOOM Attendees – May raise your hand or type your comments/questions in the chat box

Phone Attendees – To raise your hand, press *9. In the Event of Technical Difficulties During the Meeting The chat function is available for the duration of the meeting if you are experiencing technical difficulties. You can reach the NMHU ITS Help Desk at 505-426-2215.


March 23, 2020

The Board of Regents meeting scheduled for this Friday is cancelled and will be rescheduled.

March 20, 2020
CANCELLED

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will meet on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 10  a.m., in Rodgers Administration Building Board Room (107) located at 803 National Avenue in Las Vegas NM.

Due to the Public Health Emergency Order issued on March 19, 2020, limiting mass gatherings to (10) the Board of Regents meeting will be accessible to the public via zoom as stated in the March 16, 2020 meeting announcement. 

The university will comply with the mass gathering and social distancing mandate set forth by the Governor’s Office and the Department of Health and will make every effort to accommodate members of the public.

Members of the public can view the meeting via zoom at https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474.  The public may also view the meetings in room 120 and 227 in the Rodgers Administration Building on a first-come-first serve basis.

Members of the public may participate in the meeting during the Public Comment* section of the agenda via zoom.

Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

Or iPhone one-tap :

US: +13462487799,,122824474#  or +16699006833,,122824474#

Or Telephone:

Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 558 8656  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 301 715 8592

Webinar ID: 122 824 474

International numbers available: https://nmhu.zoom.us/u/ac1IDo7Azz

Or an H.323/SIP room system:

H.323:

162.255.37.11 (US West)

162.255.36.11 (US East)

The meeting agenda is below.

For accessibility services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.
 

New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents Meeting
Rodgers Administration Building, Governance Room
803 National Avenue, Las Vegas, NM 87701
March 27, 2020, 10 a.m.

Meeting Agenda

1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of Agenda for March 27, 2020
4. Approval of the Minutes from January 31, 2020
5. Board of Regents Report
A. Introduction of New Regents
B. Election of Board of Regents Officers – Action Item
C. Board of Regents Subcommittee Appointments
6. Vice President for Finance & Administration – Mr. Max Baca
A. Tuition and Fees – Action Item
7. President’s Report – Dr. Sam Minner
A. NMHU Facilities Bldg. Parking Lot / Sidewalks – $357,000 – Action Item
B. Golf Course Discussion
C. Higher Learning Commission Campus Visit
D. Wilson Complex Lower Bleacher Installation Discussion
E. Other
8. Public Comment*
9. Faculty Senate Report – Dr. Robert Karaba
10. Staff Advisory Senate Report – Ms. Adele Ludi
11. ASNMHU Report – Ms. Tamlyn Crain
12. Academic Affairs – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales
A. Catalog/Policy Acceptance of Technical and Vocational Credit – Action Item
B. Wiley as Third Party for Marketing – Action Item
C. NMHU Acceptance of NMNEC RN Courses as Residency – Action Item
13. Executive Session – (a) limited personnel matters related to the dismissal, resignation, and/or
investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against any individual or public
employee pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15- 1(H)(2); (b) bargaining strategy preliminary to
collective bargaining pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(5); (c) threatened or pending
litigation subject to the attorney- client privilege in which the university is or may become a
participant pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(7); and (d) real estate acquisition or
disposal pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(8).
14. Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussion – Action Item
15. Approval of Naming the Screening Room in the McCaffrey Trolley Building the Halward
Screening Room – Action Item
16. Adjournment

* PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD – The agenda for each regular meeting of the Board of Regents shall include an opportunity for members of the public to address the Board on matters of public interest related to the University. Unless otherwise determined by the Chairman of the Board, this public comment period shall last no longer than fifteen (15) minutes and each person addressing the Board shall speak for no more than three (3) minutes. When deemed necessary, persons wishing to address the Board may be required to sign in so that the public comment period may be conducted in an orderly manner. Matters of individual concern, such as employee grievances or student appeals that do not involve a matter of public interest, are not appropriate topics for the public comment period. University policy provides administrative channels to pursue such matters.
The Board of Regents may not act on any item raised during the public comment period, but may refer items to be placed on the agenda of a future meeting for action. (NMHU Board of Regents Policy Guide, pages 17-18).

For accessibility services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.


March 16, 2020

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will meet on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., in Rodgers Administration Building Board Room (107) located at 803 National Avenue in Las Vegas NM.

The meeting will be Zoomed: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

In compliance with the Open Meetings Act, the agenda will be available (72) seventy-two hours prior to the meeting and will be made available at the NMHU’s Rodgers Administration Building, room 212 They will also be accessible on the NMHU website at https://www.nmhu.edu/board-of-regents/board-of-regents-announcements/

For accessibility services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.


January 27, 2020

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will meet on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9 a.m. in Rodgers Administration Building Board Room (107) located at 803 National Avenue in Las Vegas NM.

The meeting will be Zoomed: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

The meeting agenda is below.

For disabled access or services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.

NMHU BoR Agenda
January 31, 2020

1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of Agenda for January 31, 2020
4. Approval of the Minutes from November 8, 2019 and December 20, 2019

5. Board of Regents Report
A. HERC Update
B. Other

6. President’s Report – Dr. Sam Minner
A. Golf Course Update
B. Council of University Presidents (CUP) Update
C. Strategic Planning Update
D. Other

7. Comprehensive Discussion: Online Learning at NMHU Status Report – Dr. Patrick Wilson
8. Public Comment*
9. ASNMHU Report (Tabled on November 8, 2019) – Ms. Tamlyn Crain
10. Faculty Senate Report (Tabled on November 8, 2019) – Dr. Robert Karaba
11. Staff Advisory Senate Report (Tabled on November 8, 2019) – Ms. Adele Ludi

12. Academic Affairs Report – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales
A. Graduate Faculty Handbook – Action Item
B. Contingent Faculty Handbook – Action Item
C. Policy on Accepted Associates Degrees – Action Item
D. Graduate Catalog Language Amendments – Action Item
E. Third Party Vendor for Online Program Management – Informational Item
F. Other

13. Vice President for Finance & Administration– Mr. Max Baca
A. Disposition of University Property – Action Item
B. FY20/Q2 Quarterly Report and Certification – Action Item
C. Acceptance of the FY19 Audited Financial Statements – Action Item
D. Tuition and Fees Discussion
E. VPFA Report
F. Other

14. HLC Update (Tabled on November 8, 2019) – Dr. Lee Allard

15. Executive Session –
(a) limited personnel matters related to the dismissal, resignation, and/or investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against any individual or public employee pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15- 1(H)(2);
(b) bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(5); and
(c) threatened or pending litigation subject to the attorney- client privilege in which the university is or may become a participant pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(7).

16. Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussion – Action Item
17. Strategic Enrollment Management Report (Tabled on November 8, 2019) – Dr. Terri Law
18. Foundation/Advancement Report (Tabled on November 8, 2019) – Dr. Terri Law
19. Student Affairs Report (Tabled on November 8, 2019) – Dr. Kim Blea
20. Adjournment

* PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD – The agenda for each regular meeting of the Board of Regents shall include an
opportunity for members of the public to address the Board on matters of public interest related to the University.
Unless otherwise determined by the Chairman of the Board, this public comment period shall last no longer than
fifteen (15) minutes and each person addressing the Board shall speak for no more than three (3) minutes. When
deemed necessary, persons wishing to address the Board may be required to sign in so that the public comment
period may be conducted in an orderly manner. Matters of individual concern, such as employee grievances or
student appeals that do not involve a matter of public interest, are not appropriate topics for the public comment
period. University policy provides administrative channels to pursue such matters. The Board of Regents may not
act on any item raised during the public comment period, but may refer items to be placed on the agenda of a future
meeting for action. (NMHU Board of Regents Policy Guide, pages17-18).


January 16, 2020

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will meet on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9 a.m., in Rodgers Administration Building Board Room (107) located at 803 National Avenue in Las Vegas NM. The meeting will be zoomed: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

The meeting agenda will be available (72) seventy-two hours prior to the meeting.

For disabled access or services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.


January 14, 2020

A potential quorum of the New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents may occur on Friday, January 24, 2020, as regents may attend the Higher Education Regents Coalition Meeting at the Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Road, Santa Fe, NM.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.

No votes or other official actions will be taken by the NMHU Board of Regents.

Please call 505.454.3269 for additional information regarding this notice.

 


December 9, 2019

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a special meeting on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 9 a.m., in room 217 of the Higher Education Center on 1950 Siringo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505.

The meeting agenda is below.

For disabled access or services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.

New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents Special Meeting
Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Road, Room 217
Santa Fe, NM 87505

December 20, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of Agenda for December 20, 2019
4. Executive Session – (a) threatened or pending litigation subject to the attorney-client
privilege in which the university is or may become a participant; and (b) real estate
acquisition or disposal. Pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(7)&(8).
5. Adjournment


December 5, 2019

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a special meeting on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 9 a.m., in room 217 of the Higher Education Center on 1950 Siringo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505.

The meeting agenda will be available 72 hours prior to the meeting.

For disabled access or services, call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.


November 5, 2019

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will meet on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., in the Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905 University Avenue on the NMHU Main Campus. The meeting will be zoomed: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

The meeting agenda is below.

New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents Meeting Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall 905 University Avenue Las Vegas, NM 87701 November 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez
  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of Agenda for November 8, 2019
  3. Approval of the Minutes from June 7, 2019; August 19, 2019; and October 16, 2019
  4. Board of Regents Report
    a. Gov. Lujan Grisham’s plan to make college tuition-free for New Mexico students
    b. Other
  5. President’s Report – Dr. Sam Minner Compensation Study – Action Item
    c. President’s Update
    d. Council of University Presidents (CUP) Update
    e. Other
  6. Academic Affairs Report – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales
    a. Master of Arts Cultural Resource Management Degree – Action Item
    b. Third Party Vendor for Online Program Management – Informational Item
    c. Summer School Program Discussion D. School of Education CAEP Accreditation Update
    d. Degree Status and 2018-19 Accomplishments – Informational Item
    e. Other
  7. Vice President for Finance & Administration – Mr. Max Baca
    a. Quarterly Reports and Certification FY20/Q1 – Action Item
    b. Disposition of University Property – Action Item
    c. Sole Source Procurements – Informational Item
    d. VPFA Report
    e. Other
  8. Persons Wishing to Address the Board
  9. ASNMHU Report – Ms. Tamlyn Crain
  10. HLC Update – Dr. Lee Allard
  11. Faculty Senate Report – Dr. Orit Tamir NMHU BoR
  12. Staff Advisory Senate Report – Ms. Adele Ludi
  13. Executive Session – (a) limited personnel matters related to the annual performance evaluation of Dr. Sam Minner, NMHU President, and limited personnel matters related to the dismissal, resignation, and/or investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against any individual or public employee pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15- 1(H)(2); (b) bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15- 1(H)(5); and (c) threatened or pending litigation subject to the attorney- client privilege in which the university is or may become a participant pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15- 1(H)(7).
  14. Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussion Related to President Minner’s Evaluation – Action Item
  15. Strategic Enrollment Management Report – Dr. Terri Law
  16. Foundation/Advancement Report – Dr. Terri Law
  17. Student Affairs Report – Dr. Kim Blea
  18. Golf Course Task Force Discussion
  19. Golf Course Task Force Proposal – Action Item
  20. Adjournment

For disabled access or services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.

 


October 19, 2019

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents meeting scheduled for Friday, October 25, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in the Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905 University Avenue, NMHU Main Campus will now be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10 a.m.  The meeting location will remain the same.  The meeting will be zoomed: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

For disabled access or services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.


September 30, 2019

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 12 p.m., in room 217 of the Higher Education Center on 1950 Siringo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505.

Meeting Agenda

New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents Meeting Santa Fe Higher Education Center 1950 Siringo Road, Room 217 Santa Fe, NM 87505

October 16, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of Agenda for October 16, 2019

4. Executive Session – limited personnel matters related to the annual performance evaluation of Dr. Sam Minner, President, pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(2).

5. Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussion – Action Item

6. Adjournment

For disabled access or services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.


September 19, 2019

A potential quorum of the New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents may occur on September 20-21, 2019, as regents may attend various NMHU Homecoming activities on the main campus in Las Vegas, NM.

No votes or other official actions will be taken by the NMHU Board of Regents.

Please contact the University Relations Office at 505.454.3387 for additional information regarding this notice.

 


September 11, 2019

 

A potential quorum of the New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents may occur on September 18, 2019, as regents may attend the Governor’s Higher Education Summit from 8am-2:30pm at the CNM Smith Brasher Auditorium on 717 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM  87106.

Another potential quorum may occur on September 19, 2019, regents may attend the Higher Education Regent Coalition Training from 8:30am-3:45pm at the CNM Smith Brasher Auditorium on 717 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM  87106.

No votes or other official actions will be taken by the NMHU Board of Regents.

Please contact the University Relations Office at 505.454.3387 for additional information regarding this notice.


August 12, 2019

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will meet on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in room 159 of the Higher Education Center on 1950 Siringo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505.  The meeting will be zoomed: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

REVISED 8/14/19

  1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Agenda for August 19, 2019
  4. Approval of the Minutes from June 7, 2019
  5. Board of Regents Report
    1. Board Retreat Planning Discussion (Tabled June 7, 2019)
    2. Other
  6. Comprehensive Discussion: Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge – Dr. Joe Zebrowski
  7. President’s Report – Dr. Sam Minner
    1. Volunteer Policy – Action Item
    2. President’s Update
    3. Council of University Presidents (CUP) Update
    4. Other
  8. Persons Wishing to Address the Board
  9. ASNMHU Report – Ms. Tamlyn Crain
  10. HLC Update – Dr. Lee Allard
  11. Faculty Senate Report – Dr. Orit Tamir
  12. Staff Advisory Senate Report – Ms. Adele Ludi
  13. Executive Session – (a) limited personnel matters related to hiring, promotion, demotion, dismissal, assignment, resignation, of or investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against any individual or public employee pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(2); (b) bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(5); and (c) threatened or pending litigation subject to the attorney-client privilege in which the University is or may become a participant pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(7).
  14. Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussion – Action Item
  15. Academic Affairs Report – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales
    1. School of Education Follow-Up to NMHED Deputy Secretary’s presentation on June 7, 2019
    2. Other
  16. Golf Committee Report – Regent Bill Garcia
    1. Golf Course Task Force Discussion
    2. Golf Course Funding – Action Item
  17. Strategic Enrollment Management Report – Dr. Edward Martinez
  18. Vice President for Finance & Administration– Mr. Max Baca
    1. FY19/Q4 Quarterly Report and Certification – Action Item
    2. Procurements over $500K – Action Item
    3. FY19 Annual Inventory Certification – Action Item
    4. Sole Source Procurements – Informational Item
    5. FY2021 Research and Public Service Projects Requests – Action Item
    6. Auxiliaries Action Plan on Outstanding Negative Fund Balances – Action Item
    7. FY21 Legislative Requests Discussion
    8. NMHU Centers Financial Profiles (Tabled June 7, 2019) – Informational Item
    9. VPFA Report
    10. Other
  19. Foundation/Advancement Report (Tabled April 26, 2019 and June 7, 2019) – Dr. Terri Law
  20. Student Affairs Report – Dr. Kim Blea
    1. Residence Hall Handbook – Action Item
    2. Sex Offender Policy Statement – Action Item
    3. Vaccination Policy Statement – Action Item
    4. Other
  21. Adjournment

 


June 3, 2019

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a meeting on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 9 a.m., in the Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall on 905 University Avenue, NMHU Main Campus.  The meeting agenda is below.  The meeting will be zoomed: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474 

New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents Meeting Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall 905 University Avenue Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701 June 7, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of Agenda for June 7, 2019

4. Approval of the Minutes from April 26, 2019

5. Board of Regents Report A. Board Retreat Planning Discussion B. Other

6. Comprehensive Discussion: Transform Education New Mexico – Dr. Patricia Latham

7. President’s Report – Dr. Sam Minner A. President’s Update B. Council of University Presidents (CUP) Update C. Other

8. Persons Wishing to Address the Board

9. ASNMHU Report – Ms. Diana Venegas A. RESOLUTION #6: Amending the ASNMHU Constitution: Article IX, Section 2, Clause A. Clarifying Language Regarding Absences – Action Item B. RESOLUTION #7: Amending the ASNMHU Constitution: Article IV, and Adding Sections Two, Three and Four Duties of the Justices, Clarifying Language of Their Duties and Responsibilities – Action Item

10. Faculty Senate Report – Dr. David Sammeth

11. Staff Advisory Senate Report – Ms. Adele Ludi

12. Executive Session – (a) limited personnel matters related to hiring, promotion, demotion, dismissal, assignment, resignation, of or investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against any individual or public employee pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-151(H)(2); (b) bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(5); and (c) threatened or pending litigation subject to the attorneyclient privilege in which the University is or may become a participant pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(7).

13. Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussion – Action Item

14. Academic Affairs – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales A. Acceptance of the Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement – Action Item B. School of Education Faculty Recruitment and Retention Discussion C. Other

15. Strategic Enrollment Management Report – Dr. Edward Martinez A. Review enrollment goal of 4,500 students by 2022 B. Factors that impact enrollment and which factors can we do something about? • Number of potential students • Programs (for growth) • Online programs (which?) • Student support • Recruitment/Retention • Athletics • Marketing • Center • Implementation Plan

16. Vice President for Finance & Administration – Mr. Max Baca A. Department of Defense Tuition Assistance Refund Policy – Action Item B. NMHU Centers Financial Profiles – Informational Item C. Other

17. Foundation and Advancement Report – Dr. Terri Law

18. Student Affairs – Dr. Kim Blea A. Housing Scholarships Discussion B. Other

19. Adjournment

 

For disabled access or services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.


 

May 24, 2019

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a meeting on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in the Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905 University Avenue, NMHU Main Campus.  The meeting will be zoomed: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

The meeting agenda will be available seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting in the Office of University Relations.

For disabled access or services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.


April 21, 2019

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a meeting on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in the Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905 University Avenue, NMHU Main Campus.  The meeting will be zoomed: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

The meeting agenda will be available seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting in the Office of University Relations.

For disabled access or services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to assure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.


Board of Regents Meeting
Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall
905 University Avenue
Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701


The meeting will be zoomed: https://nmhu.zoom.us/j/122824474

AMENDED Agenda

1. Call to Order – Chairman Leveo Sanchez
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of Agenda for April 26, 2019≈
4. Approval of the Minutes from February 14, 2019 and April 4, 2019

5. Board of Regents Report

A. Board Retreat Planning

6. President’s Report – Dr. Sam Minner

A. Ratification of the New Collective Bargaining Agreement for Nonexempt Employees Effective May 17, 2019 (the 1st full pay period, April 29-May 10, 2019, following Board approval) – Action Item
B. Five-Year Capital Plan and NMHED Annual Submittal – Action Item
C. 2018 $4M-GOB Infrastructure Upgrades 1) Fire Safety 2) Parking Lot & Reconstruction 3) Infrastructure Upgrades at Champ Tyrone, Wilson Complex, Victoria de Sanchez 4) Asset Protection – Action Item
D. Rodgers Hall – $1M Appropriation for Bid Lots, NMGRT, FF&E, Roofing, Stucco and Contingency – Action Item
E. Open Meetings Act Resolution – Action Item
F. 2019 Legislative Fellowship Experience Presentation
G. President’s Update
H. Council of University Presidents (CUP) Update
I. Golf Course – Action Item
J. Other

7.Persons Wishing to Address the Board
8. ASNMHU Report
9. Faculty Senate Report – Dr. David Sammeth
10. Staff Advisory Senate – Ms. Adele Ludi
11. Higher Learning Commission Update – Dr. Lee Allard
12. Comprehensive Discussion: Transform Education New Mexico – Dr. Patricia Latham

13. Executive Session – (a) limited personnel matters related to hiring, promotion, demotion, dismissal, assignment, resignation, of or investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against any individual or public employee pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(2); (b) bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining and pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(5); and (c) discussion on pending litigation regarding MAKWA pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 10-15-1(H)(7).
14. Public Action as Necessary on Closed Session Discussion related to MAKWA – Action Item
15. Academic Affairs – Dr. Roxanne Gonzales

A. Contingent Faculty Handbook (Tabled April 4, 2019) – Action Item
B. Academic Affairs Report
C. Other

16. Strategic Enrollment Management Report – Dr. Edward Martinez

A. Review enrollment goal of 4,500 students by 2022
B. Factors that impact enrollment and which factors can we do
something about?

• Number of potential students
• Programs (for growth)
• Online programs (which?)
• Student support
• Recruitment/Retention
• Athletics
• Marketing
• Center
• Implementation Plan

17. Finance & Administration Report – Mr. Max Baca

A. FY19 Unrestricted and Restricted Final BARs – Action Item
B. FY20 Operating Budget – Action Item
C. NMHU Personnel Policy-Code of Conduct – Action Item
D. FY19/Q3 Quarterly Report and Certification – Action Item
E. 2009A Bond Refinancing – Action Item
F. Disposition of University Property – Action Item
G. VPFA Report – Informational

18. Foundation and Advancement Report – Dr. Terri Law
19. Student Affairs Report – Dr. Kim Blea
20. Adjournment

For disabled access or services call 454-3252 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to ensure that any needed equipment can be made available or special arrangements can be made.

For more information, call (505) 454-3387.