Board of Regents Meeting

: February 14, 2020

Location: Capitol Building

USHE BOARD OF REGENTS
UTAH STATE CAPITOL
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020

 

AGENDA

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

Location: House Building, Room 30

  1. University of Utah – Lease Extension TAB A
  2. Dixie State University – Property Acquisition TAB B
  3. Dixie State University – Non-State Funded Project TAB C
  4. Legislative Requests for Appropriations TAB D, (FY2021 Legislative Budget Request)
    1. Intermountain Electronics Partnership
    2. Governance Transition/Shared Services
    3. Utah Collegiate Peer Support Program Initiative
    4. Systems Engineering Initiative
    5. SELECT-ASPIRE
    6. Rural Dental Recruitment, Experience and Placement
    7. Utah Rural Leadership Academy (3-year pilot)
    8. School for the Future (USU Dept. of Education)
    9. SB 96 – Emerging Technology Initiative
    10. Neuroscience Initiative – Brain Effects of Cannabinoids
    11. Rural Online Initiative
  5. General Consent Calendar TAB E

 

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BOARD OF REGENTS
UTAH STATE CAPITOL, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
MINUTES

Regents Present 

  • Harris Simmons
  • Nina R. Barnes
  • Jesselie B. Anderson
  • Alan E. Hall
  • Marlin K. Jensen
  • Ron Jibson (arrived after action items)
  • Patricia Jones
  • Sheva Mozafari
  • Robert W. Prince (via phone)
  • Thomas E. Wright

Regents Absent

  • Chair Lisa-Michele Church
  • Vice Chair Wilford W. Clyde
  • Sanchiata Datta
  • Steven Lund
  • Crystal Maggelet
  • Cristina Ortega
  • Mark Stoddard

Office of the Commissioner

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

Institutional Presidents Present

  • Ruth V. Watkins, University of Utah
  • Noelle Cockett, Utah State 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 12:17 p.m.

Committee of the Whole

University of Utah – Lease Extension (TAB A)

  • Regent Hall made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB A; the motion was seconded by Regent Barnes and the motion passed.

Dixie State University – Property Acquisition (TAB B)

  • Regent Hall made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB B; the motion was seconded by Regent Jensen and the motion passed.

Dixie State University – Non-State Funded Project (TAB C)

  • Regent Barnes made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB C; the motion was seconded by Regent Hall and the motion passed.

Legislative Request for Appropriations (TAB D)

  • Legislators were present to provide an overview of their requests.

General Consent Calendar (TAB E)

  • On a motion by Regent Jones and seconded by Regent Mozafari the following items were approved on the Regents’ General Consent Calendar
    • Minutes – Minutes of the Board meeting January 24, 2020, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.
    • Finance and Facilities Items
    • Grant Proposals
    • Awards

On a motion from Regent Mozafari and seconded by Regent Wright, the Regents met in executive session for the sole purpose of discussing the character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of individuals and pending or reasonably imminent litigation. On a motion by Regent Mozafari and seconded by Regent Wright, the executive session was closed at 12:42 p.m..

On a motion by Regent Jibson and seconded by Regent Anderson, the meeting was closed

The meeting adjourned at 2:01 p.m.

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Geoffrey Landward, Secretary

Date Approved: March 27, 2020

No additional documents are available for this meeting.