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Quarterly Board of Regents Meeting

AGENDA

University of Houston System
Board of Regents Meeting

DATE:   Wednesday, November 16, 2011

TIME:   12:45 p.m.

PLACE:  Hilton University of Houston Hotel
               Waldorf Astoria Ballroom E, Second Floor
               4800 Calhoun
               Houston, Texas  77204

Chair:           Nelda Luce Blair
Vice Chair:  Mica Mosbacher
Secretary:   Jarvis V. Hollingsworth

I.  Board of Regent Meeting
**Complete Board Package - 66 pages**

A.   Call to Order

B.   Open Forum

C.   Approval of Minutes:

  • August 17, 2011, Board of Regents Meeting

Action:   Approval

II.  Committee Reports Listing Consent Docket Items for Board Approval

All action items considered and unanimously approved by the Academic and Student Success Committee, Item A, on Tuesday, November 15, 2011; the Endowment Management Committee, Item B, on Tuesday, November 15, 2011; and the Finance and Administration Committee, Item C, on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 are listed under each Committee Report as Consent Docket itemsThere were no action items listed under Item D, the Facilities, Construction and Master Planning Committee held on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, and Item E, the Audit and Compliance Committee meeting on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 which would require Board action at the Board of Regents meeting.

Pursuant to Board By-Law 6.9, any Regent may request that an individual item be removed from the Consent Docket and be considered by the Board.

Item A – Academic and Student Success Committee Report – November 15, 2011

A.   Approval of the conversion of the University of Houston System at Sugar Land into a University of Houston teaching center that offers programs from component universities within the UH System.  The new name for the center will be the University of Houston Sugar Land Campus – University of Houston System (A&SS-A1-A8)

Action:   Approval

B.   Approval of the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Degree at the University of Houston-Victoria – University of Houston-Victoria (A&SS-B9-B-12)

Action:   Approval

C.   Approval of the Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance Degree at the University of Houston-Victoria – University of Houston-Victoria (A&SS-C13-CC16)

Action:   Approval

D.   Approval of Master of Arts in Sport and Fitness Administration Degree at the University of Houston – University of Houston  (A&SS-D17-D19)

Action:   Approval

E.   Approval of Master of Science in Global Retailing Degree at the University of Houston – University of Houston (A&SS-E20-E23)

Action:   Approval

Item B – Endowment Management Committee Report – November 15, 2011

F.  Request for approval to liquidate the Les Dames D’Escoffier Endowment and transfer the proceeds to the University of Houston Foundation – University of Houston System - (EM-F24)

Action:   Approval

Item C – Finance and Administration Committee Report – November 16, 2011

G.   Re-Approval of the budget and funding sources for the construction of the University of Houston-Clear Lake Student Services Building for a total budget of $39,694,103 – University of Houston-Clear Lake - (F&A-G25-G28)

Action:   Approval

H.   Request for Approval of the purchase of Microsoft Site Licenses - University of Houston - (F&A-H29-H30)

Action:   Approval

I.   Request for Approval of the Interagency Contract for Workers Compensation and Risk Management Services with the State Office of Risk Management – University of Houston - (F&A-I-31-I32)

Action:   Approval

J.   Request for Approval of the annual purchase of programming from Public Broadcasting Services – University of Houston - (F&A-J-33-J34)

Action:   Approval

Item D – Facilities, Construction and Master Planning Committee Report - November 15, 2011

[No items were forward from the committee requiring Board action]

tem E – Audit and Compliance Committee Report – November 16, 2011

[No items were forward from the committee requiring Board action]

III.   Committee Report Item(s) not Addressed in the Consent Docket but requiring Final Board Approval

[No items were forward from the committee requiring Board action]

IV.   Board of Regents Items

K.  Update on the University of Houston and University of Houston-Victoria Housing Profile and Occupancy Report – University of Houston System

Item:    BOR-K35

Action:  Information

Supporting Documentation:

  • University of Houston and University of Houston-Victoria Housing Profile and Occupancy Report (BOR-K36-K42)

L.   University of Houston Faculty Senate President update on statewide educational and governance issues affecting faculty members - University of Houston

Item:    BOR-L43

Action:  Information

M.   Presentation on Translational Research - From Laboratory to Marketplace: University of Houston's Strategy - University of Houston System

Item:    BOR-M44

Action:  Information

Supporting Documentation:

  • Translational Research - From Laboratory to Marketplace: University of Houston's Strategy Presentation  (BOR-M45-M59)

V.    Chancellor’s Report:  System Profile and Accomplishments

VI.  Chair’s Report:  Board Initiatives

VII.  Executive Session

A.     Section 551.071 – Consultation with System Attorneys

B.     Section 551.072 – Deliberations Concerning Purchase, Lease or Value of Real Property

C.     Section 551.073 – Deliberations about Negotiated Contracts for Prospective Gifts or Donations

D.     Section 551.074 – Personnel Matters, Including Appointment, Evaluation or Dismissal of Personnel

VIII.  Report and Action from Executive Session

IX.     Adjourn