Board of Regents

February 3, 2021

February 2021 – Regular Meeting of the Board of Regents

Thursday, February 11, 2021
12:15 p.m.

Pursuant to Governor Inslee’s Proclamations 20-28 et seq., waiving certain provisions
of the Open Public Meetings Act, this meeting will be conducted by
telephone (dial 253-215-8782 and enter code 91218026411#) and
video-conference (


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I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call: Assistant Secretary Shelley Tennant
III. Confirm Agenda
IV. Public Comment Period
Report of the University President: President Cauce
VI. Report of the CEO, UW Medicine: Dr. Ramsey UWM
VII. Board Items
UW Medicine Advisory Board Update (Information only) B-1
Jeremy Jaech, Regent, UW Medicine Advisory Board Chair
Paul Ramsey, CEO, UW Medicine, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, and Dean, School of Medicine
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Advisory Committee Update (Information only) B-2
Constance Rice, Regent, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Advisory Committee Chair
Rickey Hall, Vice President, Minority Affairs & Diversity, and University Diversity Officer
Governmental Affairs Advisory Committee Update (Information only) B-3
Joanne Harrell, Regent, Governmental Affairs Advisory Committee Vice Chair
Randy Hodgins, Vice President, External Affairs
Joe Dacca, Director, State Relations
Madeline Grant, Director, Government Relations, UW Medicine
Jed Bradley, Director, Policy, Planning & State Operations, Office of Planning & Budgeting
Annual Intercollegiate Athletics Compliance Report (Information only) B-4
Jen Cohen, Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
Kiley Strong, Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance
Alexes Harris, Faculty Athletics Representative and Professor, Sociology
VIII. Consent Agenda
Approval of Minutes of the Meeting on on December 9 and 10, 2020
Approve Changes to the Standing Orders, Chapter 1 G-1
Approve Appointment to the UW Medicine Advisory Board G-2
Approve Enterprise Risk Management Program and Workplan G-5
UW Bothell Student Housing: Stage 2 Approval F-2
Approve Internal Audit Charter and 2021 Internal Audit Plan F-8
Approve the Establishment of the Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering in the UW Tacoma School of Engineering and Technology A-2
Approve Graduate Degree and Certificate Program Title Changes A-3
Approve Reduction in Student Technology Fee – Seattle Campus: Spring and Summer Quarters 2021 A-6
IX. Standing Committees
A. Governance Committee: Regent Riojas – Chair
Review Divestment Proposals, and Take Necessary Actions (Possible Action) G-3
Biennial Ethics Training (Information only) G-4
Discuss Naming Policy (Information only) G-6
Review Twelve-Month Planning Calendars (Information only) G-7
Discuss Board Retreat (Information only) G-8
B. Finance and Asset Management Committee: Regent Tamaki – Chair
Actions Taken Under Delegated Authority (Information only) F-1
Budget, Finance, and Capital Report (Information only) F-3
Finance Transformation Update (Information only) F-4
Higher Education Sector Financial Overview (Information only) F-5
Business Diversity and Equity Report (Information only) F-6
Audit Advisory Committee Update (Information only) F-7
C. Academic and Students Affairs Committee: Regent Zeeck – Chair
Academic and Administrative Appointments (Action) A-1
COVID-19 Instructional Update (Information only) A-4
Intercollegiate Athletics Report on Academic & Student Services (Information only) A-5
Introduction of New Leadership: Dean of the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance (Information only) A-7
X. Reports to the Board (in writing)

Faculty Senate Chair – Professor Robin Angotti

Student Leaders:

ASUW President – Ms. Camille Hattwig

GPSS President – Mr. Aaron Yaredi

ASUW Bothell President – Mr. Djelli Berisha

ASUW Tacoma President – Mr. Vincent Da

Alumni Association President – Mr. Ben Franz-Knight

XI. Date for Next Regular Meetings: Wednesday, March 10, 2021, and Thursday, March 11, 2021.
Executive Session
(To consider with counsel information regarding the infrastructure and security of computer and telecommunications networks, security and service recovery plans, security risk assessments and security test results, per RCW 42.30.110.)