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Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Date: December 8, 2021

Meeting held in person:

Agenda

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Board of Trustees Schedule

Time Committee
9:00 a.m. Academic Affairs Committee Meeting (North Reading Room)
9:15 a.m. Financial Affairs Committee Meeting (North Reading Room)
9:30 a.m. Board of Trustees Meeting (North Reading Room)

Board Meeting Agenda

Call to order at 9:30 a.m.

1. Public Participation*

* Update for In Person Meetings:  As the Board returns to meeting on campus, the primary modality to address the Board will be in person. If members of the public wish to address the Board of Trustees during the Public Participation portion of the September 29 meeting, you must submit a request in writing 24 hours in advance of the start of the meeting (by Tuesday, December 7 @ 9:30 a.m.) to the following email address:  boardoftrustees@uconn.edu. Please indicate your name, affiliation, and topic to be discussed. Per the University By-Laws, the Board may limit the entirety of public comment to a maximum of 30 minutes. As an alternative, you may also submit your comments via email which will be shared with the Board.

2. Chairman’s Report

(a) Matters outstanding

(b) Minutes of the meeting of October 27, 2021

(c) Consent Agenda Items:

(1) Contracts and Agreements (Attachment 1)

(2) Project Budget (Design) for South Campus Residence Hall (Attachment 2)

(3) Project Budget (Design) for Eversource Second Electrical Feed (Attachment 3)

(4) Transfer/Return of Bergin Correctional Institute and Additional Adjacent Land to the State of Connecticut Office of Policy & Management (OPM) (Attachment 4)

(5) Project Budget (Final) for the UConn Health Replace Building F & H Hot Water Tanks (Attachment 5)

(6) Project Budget (Design) for the UConn Health 16 Munson Road Emergency Lighting & Egress Upgrades (Attachment 6)

(7) Project Budget (Planning) for the UConn Health 16 Munson Road Parking Lot Repaving (Attachment 7)

(8) Project Budget (Planning) for the UConn Health Buildings D & N Roof Replacement (Attachment 8)

(9) Project Budget (Planning) for the UConn Health Buildings E & K Roof Replacement (Attachment 9)

(10) Project Budget (Final) for the UConn Health Replace Chilled Water Pump CHWP#4 (Attachment 10)

(11) Project Budget (Design) for the UConn Health 836 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury Clinical Practice Relocation (Attachment 11)

(12) Project Budget (Planning) for the UConn Health Main Building Lab Area Renovations – 2nd Floor (Attachment 12)

(13) Promotion and Tenure (Attachment 13)

(14) Sabbatical Leave Recommendations (Attachment 14)

(15) Master of Science in Data Science (Attachment 15)

(16) Graduate Certificate in Precision Nutrition (Attachment 16)

(17) New Undergraduate Major: Italian Language Education in the Neag School of Education (Attachment 17)

(18) New Undergraduate Major: Latin Language Education in the Neag School of Education (Attachment 18)

(19) Name Change: Department of Geoscience to Earth Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Attachment 19)

(20) Name Change: Department of Management to Management and Entrepreneurship in the School of Business (Attachment 20)

(21) Approval of Proposed Changes to the By-Laws of the University of Connecticut (Attachment 21)

3. President’s Report

4. Academic Affairs Committee Report

(a) Report on Committee activities

(1) Community Engagement Presentation

Presenter: Dean Eboni Nelson

School of Law

(b) Informational Item:

(1) Academic Program Inventory (Attachment 22)

5. Financial Affairs Committee Report

(a) Report on Committee activities

6. UConn Health Report

(a) Report on UConn Health activities

7. Joint Audit & Compliance Committee Report

(a) Report on Committee activities

8. Student Life Committee Report

(a) Report on Committee activities

9. Buildings, Grounds & Environment Committee Report

(a) Report on Committee activities

10. Construction Management Oversight Committee Report

(a) Report on Committee activities

11. Institutional Advancement Committee Report

(a) Report on Committee activities

12. Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report

(a) Report on Committee activities

13. Committee for Research, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Report

(a) Report on Committee activities

14. Other business

15. Executive Session (as needed)

16. Adjournment

PLEASE NOTE: If you are an individual with a disability and require accommodations, please call or e-mail the Board of Trustees Office at (860) 486-2333 or boardoftrustees@uconn.edu prior to the meeting.