Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

Chapter XI. The Schools and Colleges and Affiliated Units (continued)

Chapter XI: Sec. 11.01-11.29

Chapter XI: Sec. 11.48-11.66

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Sec. 11.30. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: The Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for three years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be so adjusted that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.31. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: Laboratories and Museums Collections (revised February 2014)

All special laboratories, working collections, and museums in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts will be under the immediate direction of the chair of the departments of which they are a part, except for the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, the Museum of Paleontology, and the Museum of Natural History. Each of these units will be in the charge of a director appointed by the board, on recommendation by the president and responsible to the dean and the executive committee.

Sec. 11.33. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: Astronomical Observatories

The Astronomical Observatories of the university will be in the charge of a director, appointed by the board on recommendation by the president and responsible to the dean and executive committee. The director will have supervision of and be responsible for the astronomical and meteorological instruments and apparatus.

Sec. 11.34. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: The Edwin S. George Reserve

The Edwin S. George Reserve will be maintained for the purpose of providing education and research opportunities in the natural sciences, and of preserving and demonstrating the native fauna and flora. It will be equally available to all qualified members of the university staff.

The reserve will be in the charge of the director of the Museum of Zoology, who will be ex officio director of the reserve, responsible to the dean and executive committee. The director will be advised by an executive committee appointed by the dean and representative of all units interested in the use of the reserve for teaching or research purposes. The members of the executive committee will be appointed for terms of three years each, so adjusted as to insure a maximum of continuity in the membership of the committee. The director will be ex officio chair of the executive committee.

Sec. 11.35. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: The Biological Station

The Biological Station at Douglas Lake will be maintained for the purpose of combining field work with instruction and research in the biological sciences. Its facilities will be equally available to all qualified members of the university staff.

The station will be in the charge of a director appointed by the board on recommendation by the president and responsible to the dean and executive committee.

The director will be ex officio custodian of the lands assigned to the Biological Station for scientific purposes. The director will be assisted by an executive committee consisting of the following: the director of the Biological Station, ex officio, who will be chair; the chair of the Division of Biological Sciences, ex officio; the dean of the School of Natural Resources and Environment, ex officio, or the dean's designated representative; the director of the Great Lakes and Marine Waters Center, ex officio, or the director's designated representative; a representative of the group for botany; a representative of the group for ecology, behavior, and evolutionary biology; a representative of the group for systematics; and an elected representative of the Biological Station faculty.

The executive committee will be responsible for the general management of the station and the lands assigned thereto for scientific purposes; for developing educational policies and programs; for making recommendations to the dean and the executive committee concerning budgets, appointments, and plant development and operation.

Scientists who are visiting workers at the camp may be admitted to all of the privileges of the students subject to the approval of the director and subject, further, to all the restrictions and obligations imposed upon students.

Sec. 11.36. The University of Michigan Academic Medical Center (revised July 2016)

The University of Michigan AMC consists of the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) and the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS).  The UMHS consists of the University of Michigan Hospitals (UMH), the University of Michigan Medical Group (UMMG), and Michigan Health Corporation (MHC) as well as all other University subsidiaries and affiliates that promote the mission of the clinical enterprise, each as described in Section 11.42 of these bylaws.  The board is responsible for establishing the mission, goals and objectives of the AMC.  All components of the AMC will function cooperatively in teaching, research, and patient care. 

Sec. 11.37. The UMMS: The Executive Faculty

The executive faculty will consist of all faculty members of the rank of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, clinical professor, clinical associate professor, clinical assistant professor, research professor, research associate professor, research assistant professor, and assistant research scientist. The executive faculty will also include instructors, clinical instructors, and lecturers who have appointments of halftime or more and who have been appointed for more than one year. It will perform the duties assigned to the governing faculties of other schools and colleges.

Sec. 11.38. The UMMS Executive Committee (revised July 2016)

The UMMS executive committee will consist of the EVPMA/Dean, the executive vice deans of the UMMS and nine members of the executive faculty (four instructional, one research, two clinical, and two department chairs) to be appointed by the Board of Regents on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for three years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be staggered so as to provide continuity of membership. The EVPMA/Dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.39. [Reserved] (deleted July 2016)

Sec. 11.40. [Reserved] (deleted July 2016)

Sec. 11.41. The School of Nursing Executive Committee (revised September 2016)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and eight members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for three years and will be eligible for reappointment. The terms will be adjusted so that at least two but no more than four will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.42. The UMHS:  The University of Michigan Health System (revised July 2016)

As specified in Section 11.36 of these bylaws, the UMHS consists of the UMH, the UMMG, and MHC, as well as all other University subsidiaries and affiliates that promote the mission of the clinical enterprise.
    
The UMH is maintained for the purpose of providing the highest type of hospital service and medical care and of providing suitable facilities for the teaching and advancement of medicine and allied sciences, arts, and skills.
  
The UMMG combines the practice plans of the UMMS into a single, integrated, multi-specialty professional medical group, which delivers the professional medical care on behalf of the University.
 
MHC is a Michigan nonprofit corporation formed for the purposes, among other things, of engaging in charitable, scientific, educational and research activities designed to promote the health of the public and contracting with individuals and entities qualified  and licensed to render health care services.
 
The UMHS, including the UMH, UMMG and MHC, as well as well all other University subsidiaries and affiliates that promote the mission of the clinical enterprise, will be subject to the oversight of the Board of Regents and, as delegated by the Board of Regents, the oversight of the University of Michigan Health System Board (UMHS Board) and the EVPMA/Dean.  Each of the UMHS Board, the UMMG and MHC, as well as all other University subsidiaries and affiliates that promote the mission of the clinical enterprise, will be governed by appropriate bylaws, which in the case of MHC and all other University subsidiaries and affiliates that promote the mission of the clinical enterprise, are subject to the approval and recommendation of the UMHS Board and ultimate approval of the Board of Regents.  The bylaws of the UMMG are subject to the approval of the UMHS Board.

Sec. 11.43. The UMHS:  The University of Michigan Health System Board (revised July 2016)

The UMHS Board will be composed of the members, and be responsible for the matters, described in the Amended and Restated Bylaws of The University of Michigan Health System Board.  Each member of the UMHS Board will sign a written agreement governing conflicts of interest and conflicts of commitment in a form approved by the UMHS Board.

Sec. 11.44. [Reserved] (deleted July 2016)

Sec. 11.45. The UMHS:  President and Executive Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs of the UMMS (revised July 2016)

The president of the UMHS and executive vice dean for clinical affairs of the UMMS (UMHS President) will be recommended by the EVPMA/Dean to the president and will be appointed board.  The UMHS President reports to the EVPMA/Dean.  The UMHS President is responsible for managing the entire UMH as required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Joint Commission and will be appointed to that role by the UMHS Board with the approval of the board.  The UMHS President will be responsible to the UMHS Board as the UMH governing body for the operation, maintenance and administrative affairs of the UMH.  The UMHS President will have such other UMH manager roles as prescribed by the UMHS Board. 

The UMHS President will, ex officio, be a member of the UMHS Board and, in his or her capacity as executive vice dean for clinical affairs of the UMMS, will be a member of the UMMS executive committee.

Sec. 11.46. [Reserved] (deleted July 2016)

Sec. 11.47. The University of Michigan Hospitals: Admission of Patients (revised July 2016)

Patients will be admitted to the UMH for diagnosis, care, and treatment which will be provided in accordance with rules and regulations formulated from time to time by the UMHS Board and approved by the Board of Regents.


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Bylaws updated: October 2016 (Revision of Section 2.13)