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Special Regents Meeting
July 14, 10 a.m. - Kennedy Alumni Hall

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a special meeting on Monday, July 14, 2014, at 10 a.m., in Margaret Kennedy Alumni Hall on the main campus.

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


Monday, July 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.


1.       Call to Order – Chairman Sanchez


2.       Roll Call


3.       Approval of Agenda for July 14, 2014


4.       Approval of the Minutes of May 6, 2014 and May 20, 2014


5.       Trolley Building Project Update, Baker Architects

A.      Schematic Design Approval – Action Item

B.      Buried Structures


6.     Academic Affairs Report – Dr. Teresita Aguilar

A.      New Major in Conservation Management (NRM Dept.) – Action Item

B.      Informational Items

·      NMHU-Raton Center Update

·      Faculty Hires

·      Fall Convocation

·      Goals and Academic Initiatives

·      Other


7.     Student Affairs Report – Dr. Fidel Trujillo

A.      Post Office Policy – Action Item

B.      Informational Items

·      Expulsion Policy Update

·      FY15 Goals

·      Other


8.     Development Office Report – Mr. William Wootton

A.      Informational Items

·      Initial Impressions

·      Draft Reorganization of Foundation Board

·      Foundation Board Meeting July 18, 2014

·      Future Directions


9.     Faculty Senate Report – Dr. Maureen Romine


10.  Staff Advisory Senate Report – Ms. Margaret Gonzales


11.  ASNMHU Report – Mr. Joseph Dominguez


12.  Persons Wishing to Address the Board


13.  Executive Session – (1) Limited personnel matters related to the hiring, promotion, demotion, dismissal, assignment, resignation, of or investigation or consideration of complaints or charges against any individual or public employee; (2) bargaining strategy preliminary to collective bargaining negotiations between the policymaking body and the bargaining unit representing the employees; and (3) threatened or pending litigation 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)&(7).


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


15.  Finance and Administration Report – Mr. Max Baca

A.      Capital Projects/Requests

·      5-Year Capital Projects Form – Action Item

·      Instruction & General Square Footage – Action Item

·      Other Informational Items

B.      FY15 Budget – Action Item(s)

·      Major Annual Purchase Orders

·      Salaries

·      Athletics

·      Other

C.      Open Meetings Act Resolution – Action Item

D.      Informational Items

·      FY14 Year-End

·      Goals and Administrative Operations

·      Other


16.  President’s Report – Dr. Jim Fries

A.      New AD Mr. Jeff Falkner

B.      Enrollment Reports

C.      Statewide Committees

·      NMPED Task Force – Evaluation of Schools of Education

·      NMHED Steering Committee Regarding Funding Formula

·      NMHU Hosting

-       NMHED Secretary, Dr. Jose Garcia

-       NMHED Capital Projects Hearings on August 12th

-       Joint LFC and LESC Hearings on August 25-27

-       Water and Natural Resources Committee on October 6-7

D.      Student Center Plaque – Action Item

E.       Goals for 2014-15

F.       Other


17.  Adjournment


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