Board of Regents Meeting, Oct. 23, 2009
The Board of Regents will meet on Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at Varner Hall. Committee meetings begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Following are highlights of the October meeting. A complete agenda is available on the Board of Regents Agendas & Meetings page.

8:00 a.m. Business Affairs Committee
Topic: Update on Innovation Campus [1 hour]
Presenters: Chancellor Perlman
Mary Jukuri, JJR/Smithgroup, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Jay Noddle, Noddle Companies, Omaha, Nebraska
   
Topic: Sustainability [45 minutes]
Presenters: Rebecca Koller, Assistant Vice President/Director of Facilities Planning and Management
Campus Facilities Directors:
  • Ken Hansen, UNMC
  • Lee McQueen, UNK
  • John Amend, UNO
  • Ted Weidner, UNL
   
Topic: Proposed UNMC Eye Institute Facility [15 minutes]
Presenters: Don Leuenberger, Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance, UNMC
   
Topic: State Budget Update [15 minutes]
Presenters: President Milliken
Chris Kabourek, Assistant Vice President and Director of Budget
   
10:15 a.m. (approximate) Break
   
10:30 a.m. (approximate) Outreach and Economic Development Ad Hoc Committee
Topic: Nebraska Health Workforce Study [30 minutes]
Presenter: Dr. Keith Mueller, College of Public Health, Health Services Research Administration, UNMC
   
11:00 a.m. (approximate) Academic Affairs Committee
Strategic Framework reports [30 minutes]
Topics: Enrollment, Nebraska Top 25% and Nonresident Students
Presenters: Kristin Yates, the Assistant Vice President and Director of Institutional Research
Pete Lipins, Institutional Research Analyst

Board agenda
The Board agenda includes consideration of:
  • Approval of financing for a land exchange between Omaha Public Power District and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
  • Approval of the program statement for a new Eye Institute at UNMC.
  • Approval of the selection of an architect for the renovation of Roskens Hall at UNO.
  • Approval of a purchase agreement for 83 acres of land adjacent to UNO’s Allwine Prairie Preserve
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