Board of Regents Meeting

: November 15, 2019

Location: Utah Valley University

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USHE BOARD OF REGENTS
UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY
SORENSON STUDENT CENTER
FRIDAY, November 15, 2019

AGENDA

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM FINANCE AND FACILITY COMMITTEE MEETING TAB L

Location: SC-206C

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM BREAKFAST MEETING – STATE BOARD OF REGENTS,

UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES,

PRESIDENT TUMINEZ, COMMISSIONER WOOLSTENHULME

Location: SC-213-C

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM Executive Session (if needed)

Location: SC-213-C

10:50 AM – 11:00 AM TRANSITIONAL BREAK

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

Location: SC-Centre Stage

  1. Welcome – President Tuminez
  2. Resolution – University of Utah
  3. Committee Reports TAB A
  4. College Access Advising Program Update  TAB B
  5. K-20 Summit Follow-up and Joint Board Resolution – ACTION TAB C
  6. NCHEMS Report TAB D
  7. New Agenda Item Discussion

 

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM LUNCH

Location: SC-213-A&B

1:15 PM – 3:30 PM COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

Location: SC-Centre Stage

  1. USHE – Non-State Funded Legislative Requests for 2020-21 – ACTION TAB E
  2. USHE – Growth Funding Task Force – ACTION TAB F
  3. Transfer Project Update
  4. Prior Learning Assessment Policy R472 – ACTION TAB G
  5. State Scholarship Redesign – ACTION TAB H
  6. Legislative Advocacy TAB I
  7. Campus Safety Summit Discussion
  8. Entrepreneurial Summit Report TAB J
  9. General Consent Calendar – ACTION TAB K & L

BOARD OF REGENTS
UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY, OREM, UTAH
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER, 15, 2019

Contents of Minutes

Attendance ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1

Resolution ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1

Committee Reports ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2

College Access Advising Program Update…………………………………………………………………………………………….2

K-20 Summit Follow-up and Joint Board Resolution……………………………………………………………………………2

NCHEMS Report ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….2

New Agenda Item Discussion ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..2

USHE – Non-State Funded Legislative Requests for 2020-21 ……………………………………………………………….2

USHE – Growth Funding Task Force…………………………………………………………………………………………………..2

Transfer Project Update ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..2

Prior Learning Assessment Policy R472 ………………………………………………………………………………………………3

State Scholarships Redesign ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….3

Legislative Advocacy…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..3

Campus Safety Summit Discussion……………………………………………………………………………………………………..3

Entrepreneurial Summit Report………………………………………………………………………………………………………….3

General Consent Calendar …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3

Adjournment …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….3

BOARD OF REGENTS
UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY, OREM, UTAH
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER, 15, 2019

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

MINUTES

Regents Present

Harris Simmons, Chair
Nina R. Barnes, Vice Chair
Jesselie B. Anderson
Lisa-Michele Church
Wilford W. Clyde
Sanchiata Datta
Alan E. Hall
Marlin K. Jensen
Ron Jibson
Patricia Jones
Steven Lund
Crystal Maggelet
Sheva Mozafari
Cristina Ortega
Robert W. Prince
Mark Stoddard
Thomas E. Wright

Regents Absent

Office of the Commissioner

Dave R. Woolstenhulme, Interim Commissioner of Higher Education
Rich Amon, Associate Commissioner for Planning, Finance and Facilities
Julie Hartley, Assistant Commissioner for Academic Affairs
Geoffrey Landward, Assistant Commissioner and Board Secretary

Institutional Presidents Present

Ruth V. Watkins, University of Utah
Noelle Cockett, Utah State University
Scott L Wyatt, Southern Utah University
Astrid S. Tuminez, Utah Valley University
Richard B. Williams, Dixie State University
Deneece G. Huftalin, Salt Lake Community College
Brad L. Mortensen, Weber State University
Brad J. Cook, Snow College

Chair Simmons called the meeting to order at 9:12 a.m.

On a motion from Regent Mozafari and seconded by Regent Jones, the Regents met in executive session for the sole purpose of discussing the character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of individuals, until 11:15 a.m.

Committee of the Whole

Resolution

  • Regent Simmons read a resolution acknowledging the induction of the University of Utah into the Association of American Universities. On a motion to accept and seconded by Regent Jones, the motion passed.

Minutes of Meeting November, 15 2019 Page 2

Committee Reports (TAB A)

  • Regent Jones provided an update on the Academic and Student Affairs Committee as detailed in TAB A.
  • Regent Clyde provided an update on the Finance and Facilities Committee as detailed in TAB A.
  • Regent Anderson provided an updated on the Workforce, Access, and Advocacy as detailed in TAB A.
  • This is an information item only; no action was taken.

College Access Advising Program Update (TAB B)

  • Nicole Bat, Director, Utah College Advising provided some background information and an update on the College Access Advising Program. She also reviewed 2019-2020 goals. Details are provided in TAB B.
  • This is an information item only; no action was taken.

K-20 Summit Follow-up and Joint Board Resolution (TAB C)

  • Regent Barnes read the Joint Resolution to Direct Education Leaders to Develop a State Postsecondary Education Access Framework. Regent Barnes made a motion to approve the resolution; Regent Datta seconded the motion and the motion carried.

NCHEMS Report (TAB D)

  • Commissioner Woolstenhulme noted he along with Chair Simmons and Vice Chair Barnes met with the leadership of UTECH and have created a Position Statement. He reviewed the NCHEMS report. There was a lot of discussion, but no consensus. Chair Simmons ask Regents and Presidents, if they have substantive changes, provide to Commissioner by Friday, November 21, 2019. No action as taken.

New Agenda Item Discussion

  • Regent Harris asked the Regents to think about items they would like to discuss and submit them to the Commissioner’s office.

USHE – Non-State Funded Legislative Requests for 2020-21 (TAB E)

  • Regents heard presentations on the following projects as detailed in TAB E:
  • University of Utah –Health Science Campus Office Space – Regent Prince made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB E; Regent Clyde seconded the motion and the motion carried.
  • University of Utah – 102 Tower Building Purchase – Regent Jibson made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB E; Regent Lund seconded the motion and the motion carried.
  • University of Utah – Health Sciences Garage and Roadway Improvements – Regent Hall made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB E; Regent Barnes seconded the motion and the motion carried.
  • University of Utah – Rio Tinto Kennecott Building Addition for Engineering – Regent Jibson made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB E; Regent Stoddard seconded the motion and the motion carried.
  • Utah State University – Blanding Professional Career and Technical Ed. Lab – Regent Jibson made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB E; Regent Jones seconded the motion and the motion carried.
  • Salt Lake Community College – Westpointe Building – Regent Mozafari made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB E; Regent Stoddard seconded the motion and the motion carried.

USHE – Growth Funding Task Force (TAB F)

  • Associate Commissioner Rich Amon provided an overview of the model proposed by the Growth Funding Task Force and noted this item is to adopt an additional budget request for the 2020 General Session. Regent Stoddard made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB F; Regent Jibson seconded the motion and the motion carried.

Transfer Project Update

  • This item was deferred to a later meeting due to time constraints.

Minutes of Meeting November, 15 2019 Page 3

Prior Learning Assessment Policy R472 (TAB G)

  • Assistant Commissioner Julie Hartley provided a review of the policy and noted this addresses some gaps in the current policy. Regent Jones made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB G; Regent Barnes seconded the motion and the motion carried.

State Scholarships Redesign (TAB H)

  • Regent Mozafari noted the task force has met several times and is now proposing six recommendations; these recommendations are described in TAB H. Regent Church made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB H; Regent Hall seconded the motion and the motion carried.

Legislative Advocacy (TAB I)

  • Regent Church spoke briefly about tax reform. She encouraged Regents to get to know their institutions and be engaged with legislators.

Campus Safety Summit Discussion

  • Regent Barnes noted she and Regent Mozafari have been working with the University of Utah to put together this forum. We will be discussing several topics including mental health, Title IX, student safety, diversity and inclusion, public safety, and many more.

Entrepreneurial Summit Report (TAB J)

  • Regent Hall provided a brief overview of the Entrepreneurial Summit he held on October 25, 2019.

General Consent Calendar (TAB K & L)

  • On a motion by Regent Jensen and seconded by Regent Lund the following items were approved on the Regents’ General Consent Calendar
    • Minutes – Minutes of the Board meeting September 12 & 13, 2019, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
    • Grant Proposals
    • Awards
    • Academic and Student Affairs Items
    • Finance and Facilities Items

On a motion by Regent Lund and seconded by Regent Datta, the meeting was closed.

The meeting adjourned at 3:34 p.m.

_____________________

Geoffrey Landward, Secretary

Date Approved: January 24, 2020