The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at

Following are highlights of the September Board meeting. A complete agenda and schedule is available.

9 a.m.: Business Affairs Committee
Topic: Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion Option: Impact on UNMC
Presenters: Bradley Britigan, dean, College of Medicine; Cory Shaw, chief administrative officer, College of Medicine; Joe Graham, senior vice president and chief operating officer, The Nebraska Medical Center; and Jim Stimpson, director, UNMC Center for Health Policy
Topic: Pinnacle Bank Arena Update
Presenter:Regent Tim Clare
Topic: Nebraska Innovation Campus Update
Presenters: UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman; Joel Pedersen, NU vice president and general counsel; and Dan Duncan, executive director, Nebraska Innovation Campus
10:30 a.m. (approximate): Break
Topic: University of Nebraska Foundation
Presenter: Brian Hastings, incoming president, University of Nebraska Foundation
11 a.m.: Academic Affairs Committee
Topic: Programs of Excellence
Presenter: Susan Fritz, NU interim executive vice president and provost
Topic: Enrollment Update
Presenter: Kristin Yates, NU assistant vice president and director of institutional research
Topic: University Technology Development Corp. Report
Presenter: Jim Linder, president, University Technology Development Corp.
Topic: Strategic Framework Report – Financial Aid
Presenter: Pete Lipins, NU institutional research senior analyst, and Matt Hammons, NU director of federal relations
Noon: Lunch
12:30 p.m.: Board of Regents meeting

The Board will be asked to approve:

  • The program statement and budget for the University of Nebraska U.S. Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO) Building, located on Military Road in Lincoln, as part of the university’s capital construction biennial request. (Addendum IX-B-1)

  • Expenditures from surplus funds for Centennial Towers East projects and capital improvements for Randall Hall and Mantor Hall at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. (Addendums IX-B-3 and IX-B-4)
  • The program statement and budget for the College of Business Administration replacement building at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (Addendum IX-B-5)

  • The first amendment to the master lease between the Board of Regents and the Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corp. for Nebraska Innovation Campus; amended and restated covenants, conditions and restrictions to Nebraska Innovation Campus between the Board of Regents, Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corp. and Nebraska Nova LLC; the university lease program at Nebraska Innovation Campus; and the property transfer agreement between the Board of Regents, Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corp. and Nebraska Nova LLC. (Addendums IX-B-6, IX-B-7, IX-B-8 and IX-B-9)

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