News Brief: Board of Regents to meet May 4 and 5

April 25, 2005
Contact: 

James O'Connor, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728

Board of Regents to meet May 4 and 5















The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet May 4 at the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School















in Vinton; and on May 5 at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. Specific times for discussion of most items are unknown. The docket is available on the Web at www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html















1. Approval of residence system rates















As discussed at the March Board of Regents meeting, the benchmark double-room/full-meal plan will increase $258, which represents a 4.9 percent increase. This is the lowest percentage increase in eight years. Even with the increase, UNI maintains the lowest room and board rate among the three state universities.















Contact:















Michael Hager, director of residence, (319) 273-2333















Renee Romano, vice president for educational & student services, (319) 273-2331















2. Approval of parking rates















Contact:















Tom Schellhardt, vice president for administration & finance, (319) 273-2382















3. Approval of miscellaneous fees and charges















Contact:















Renee Romano, vice president for educational & student services, (319) 273-2331















4. Allocation of fees















Contact:















Renee Romano, vice president for educational & student services, (319) 273-2331















5. Annual report on competition with private enterprise















Contact:















Tom Schellhardt, vice president for administration & finance, (319) 273-2382















6. Preliminary operating budget issues















Contact:















Tom Schellhardt, vice president for administration & finance, (319) 273-2382















7. Budget adjustments -- current year















Contact:















Tom Schellhardt, vice president for administration & finance, (319) 273-2382















8. Annual report of faculty tenure















Contact:















Aaron Podolefsky, provost and vice president for academic affairs, (319) 273-2517















9. Approval of faculty promotion and tenure recommendations -- effective academic year 2005-2006















Contact:















Aaron Podolefsky, provost and vice president for academic affairs, (319) 273-2517















10. Professional & Scientific staff salaries















Contact:















Tom Schellhardt, vice president for administration & finance, (319) 273-2382















11. Notice of title change















Contact:















Aaron Podolefsky, provost and vice president for academic affairs, (319) 273-2517















12. Appoint interim UNI provost and vice president for academic affairs















Contact:















Robert Koob, president, (319) 273-2566















13. University calendar holidays for 2007















Contact:















Tom Schellhardt, vice president for administration & finance, (319) 273-2382















14. Register of capital improvement business transactions















Multimodal Facility -- permission to proceed with project planning















The multimodal facility will be a structure on the UNI campus where automobiles, bicycles and transit vehicles can come together and disperse from one location. The building will include a parking facility. The project is a collaboration between UNI, the city of Cedar Falls, the city of Waterloo and the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MET). It will provide easy access to the campus for visitors, students, faculty and staff. The total project budget is $18.6 million. Eighty percent of the funds will come from a grant through the Federal Transit Administration.















15. Revision of fiscal year 2004-05 annual internal audit plan















Contact:















Tim McKenna, operation auditor, (319) 273-3241















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