October 22-23, 2014

Meeting of Board of Regents, State of Iowa

Main Lounge, Iowa Memorial Union
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
October 22-23, 2014

Agenda Items

Audio of the Meeting

10/22 - Education & Student Affairs Audio

10/22 - University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Committee Audio

10/23 AM - Part 1 Audio

10/23 PM - Part 2

10/23 PM - Part 3



Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  1. Property and Facilities Committee (PDF)

    1. Minutes of September 9, 2014, Committee Meeting (PDF)

    2. University Agreements/Relationships with Local Public Entities (PDF)

    3. Register of University of Iowa Capital Improvement Business Transactions (PDF)

    4. University of Iowa Proposed Demolition of City of Iowa City Former Water Plant (PDF)

    5. Register of Iowa State University Capital Improvement Business Transaction (PDF)

    6. Institutional Agreements, Leases and Easements (PDF)

    7. University of Iowa Update of Flood Recovery Status (PDF)

    8. Discussion of Future Committee Agenda and Other Items (PDF)

  2. Education and Student Affairs Committee (PDF)

    1. Minutes of September 11, 2014, Committee Meeting (PDF)

    2. Video Conference Discussion with Dr. Aaron Brower, Interim Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW Extension Regarding the UW Flex Option Program (PDF)

    3. Fall 2014 Enrollment Report (PDF) - (Enrollment Tables) (PDF)

    4. Presentation at the University of Iowa: “University of Iowa’s Use of MAP-Works for Student Success” (PDF)

    5. Request to Create a New Institute at the University of Iowa: Iowa Institute of Public Health Research and Policy (PDF)

    6. Request for New Program at the University of Iowa: Master of Science Program in Health Policy (PDF)

    7. Request to Reinstate Program at the University of Northern Iowa: Master of Arts Program in Art Education (PDF)

    8. Request to Terminate the Master of Arts and Ph.D Programs in History of Technology and Science at Iowa State University (PDF)

    9. Requests for Program Name Changes:

      1. Iowa State University: From Ph.D. Program in A History and Rural Studies to Ph.D. Program in Rural, Agricultural, Technological, and Environmental History (PDF)

      2. Iowa State University: From Master of Science and Ph.D. Programs in Genetics to Master of Science and Ph.D. Programs in Genetics and Genomics (PDF)

      3. University of Northern Iowa: From Doctor of Technology Program to Doctor of Industrial Technology Program (PDF)

    10. Request for a Department Name Change at Iowa State University from Department of Integrated Studio Arts to Department of Art and Visual Culture (PDF)

    11. Proposed Revisions for the Iowa State University 2014-2015 General Catalog (PDF)

    12. Update on Collaboration with Iowa Community Colleges (PDF)

    13. 2014 Education and Student Affairs Committee Work Plan (PDF)

    14. Other Buisness

Thursday, October 23, 2014

  1. Call to Order for October 22, 2014 (PDF)

    1. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Committee (PDF)

      1. Minutes of September 10, 2014, Committee Meeting (PDF)

        • Opening Remarks

        • Mp>Operational and Financial Performance


      2. Capital for University of Iowa Health System (PDF)

        • Strategic Plan Update

        • Faculty Presentation: The Beginning of the End of Preeclampsia

        Board Receipt of Committee Report

        Presentation (PDF)

        Ebolavirus & Ebola Preparation at UIHC Presentation (PDF)

  2. Call to Order October 23, 2014 (PDF)

  3. Annual Economic Development and Technology Transfer Report (PDF) - (Reports (PDF)) - (Presentation (PDF))

  4. University of Wisconsin System Flexible Option Program (PDF)

  5. Report of the Education and Student Affairs Committee (PDF)


  6. Consent Agenda (PDF)

    1. Minutes of September 9-10, 2014, Board Meeting (PDF)

    2. Minutes of October 2, 2014, Board Meeting (PDF)

    3. Calendar Year 2016 Board Meeting Schedule (PDF)

    4. University of Iowa Equipment Purchase (PDF)

    5. Revisions to the Board of Regents Policy Manual – Chapter 9 (PDF)

    6. Interagency Cooperation Plan Annual Report (PDF)

    7. Iowa Public Radio Annual Report and Strategic Plan Update (PDF)

    8. Comprehensive Fiscal Report for FY 2014 (PDF)

  7. Board President Report (PDF)

  8. Reports from Institutional Heads (PDF)

    • SUI
    • ISU
    • UNI
    • Special Schools
  9. Proposed 2015-2016 Tuition and Fees (PDF)

  10. Proposed 2015-2016 Common and University/Program Specific Fees (PDF) - (Glossary of Fees: SUI (PDF) - ISU (PDF) - UNI (PDF) )

  11. Report of the Property and Facilities Committee (PDF)

  12. Resolution for the Sale and Award of $24,560,000 Academic Building Revenue Bonds, Series S.U.I. 2014A (PDF)

  13. Proposed Bond Issuance Schedule for Calendar Year 2015 (PDF)

  14. TIER Update(PDF)

  15. Strategic Plan Progress Report (PDF)

    1. Universities (PDF) - SUI (PDF) - ISU (PDF) - UNI (PDF)

    2. Special Schools (PDF)

  16. Federal Relations Report (PDF)

  17. Faculty Presentation – “College of Dentistry Office of Iowa Practice Opportunities” (PDF) - Presentation (PDF)

  18. Closed Session - Collective Bargaining and Litigation (PDF)

Board Meeting Schedule


Date Location
November 14, 2014 (TIER Only) Telephonic (2:00 - 3:30 PM
December 3, 2014 Telephonic


Date Location City
February 4-5, 2015 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls
March 11, 2015 University of Iowa Iowa City
April 22-23, 2015 Iowa School for the Deaf Council Bluffs
June 3, 2015 (Evaluations) Iowa State University Ames
June 4, 2015 Iowa State University Ames
August 5, 2015 Telephonic  
September 9, 2015 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls
October 21-22, 2015 University of Iowa Iowa City
December 2, 2015 Telephonic  


Date Location
February 24-25, 2016 TBD
April 20-21, 2016 TBD
June 8-9, 2016 (Evaluations) TBD
August 3, 2016 Telephonic
September 7-8, 2016 TBD
October 19-20, 2016 TBD
December 7, 2016 Telephonic

* Subject to Board approval in Agenda Item 6c