September 15, 2016 Regents Meeting Minutes




Regents Present
Daniel W. Campbell, Chair
Jesselie B. Anderson
Ty Aller
Nina R. Barnes
Wilford Clyde
Marlin K. Jensen
Robert S. Marquardt
Steve Moore
Harris H. Simmons
Mark R. Stoddard
Teresa L. Theurer
John H. Zenger
Regents Absent
France A. Davis, Vice Chair
Robert W. Prince
Leslie B. Castle
Joyce P. Valdez
Patricia Jones
Steven Lund










Office of the Commissioner
David L. Buhler, Commissioner of Higher Education
Kimberly L. Henrie, Associate Commissioner for Finance & Facilities

Institutional Presidents Present
David W. Pershing, University of Utah
Stan L. Albrecht, Utah State University
Scott L Wyatt, Southern Utah University
Gary L. Carlston, Snow College
Matthew S. Holland, Utah Valley University
Richard B. Williams, Dixie State University
Deneece G. Huftalin, Salt Lake Community College

Other Commissioner’s Office and institutional personnel were also present. The signed role is on file in the Commissioner’s Office.

Chair Campbell called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. He opened the meeting by stating the order of institutional presentations and turned the time over to President Pershing to begin.

The Regents heard presentations on the following proposed state-funded projects:

  • The University of Utah—Medical Education & Discovery (MED)/Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Utah State University—Biological and Natural Resources Renovation
  • Weber State University—Lindquist Hall Renovation (Social Sciences Building)
  • Dixie State University—Human Performance Center
  • Utah Valley University—New Business School Building
  • Salt Lake Community College—Herriman Campus General Education Building

The Regents heard a presentation on the following proposed State Funded Land Banking Request:

  • Snow College—Ephraim Campus Land Bank

The Regents heard presentations on the following proposed non-State-Funded projects:

  • University of Utah—University Guest House Expansion
  • Dixie State University—Legend Solar Stadium
  • Salt Lake Community College—Jordan Campus Student Center

Chair Campbell thanked the committee for their hard work. Regent Marquardt noted that all projects are needed and is hopeful they will be able to fund as many as possible. He thanked the presenters and presidents for their efforts. Chair Campbell asked if there were any questions for the committee. No questions were asked.

No action was taken on this item at this time. The Board will vote to approve the prioritization of the projects during the Committee of the Whole on September 16, 2016.

The Committee of the Whole adjourned at 2:28 p.m.