Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

March 2008 Regents' Meeting

Thursday, March 20, 2008-Regents' Room

Meeting Schedule

3:00 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Dean's Report: School of Music, Theatre & Dance
  • Alumni Association Update
  • Regents' Committee Reports
    • Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
    • Personnel, Compensation and Governance Committee
  • Regular Business Agenda
Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)

I. MINUTES

  1. Approval of Minutes of February 14, 2008 Meeting

II. REPORTS

  1. Investment Report
  2. Plant Extension Report
  3. University Human Resources Report
  4. Litigation Report
  5. Research Report
  6. Other Reports (no documents)
    • University of Michigan Health System
    • Division of Student Affairs
    • Dearborn Campus
    • Flint Campus
  7. Faculty Governance Update
  8. Michigan Student Assembly Report

III. VOLUNTARY SUPPORT

  1. Report on IRA Gifts made under the Pension Protection Act of 2006
  2. Report on Voluntary Support, February 29, 2008

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS (Summary Listing of Personnel Actions)

(Individual Regents Communications for items 1-5)

  1. Recommendations for approval of new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure.
  2. Recommendations for approval of joint or additonal appointments or transfers of regular asociate or full professors and selected academic administrative staff.
  3. Recommendations for approval of leaves of absence for regular instructional staff and selected academic administrative staff.
  4. Establishing and renaming professorships and selected academic administrative positions.
  5. Recommendations for approval of other personnel transactions for regular instructional staff and selected academic administrative staff.
    Committee appointments
  6. Ann Arbor Campus

V. PERSONNEL REPORTS

  1. Reports of Lecturers Employee Organization (LEO) Activity
  2. Reports of regular instructional transactions

VI. RETIREMENT MEMOIRS

  1. Adoption of retirement memoirs for James K. Coward, Ph.D., professor of medicinal chemistry; Richard A. Gull, Ph.D., professor of philosophy; Patricia M. Redman, M.S.L.S., librarian; Barbara L. Rosen, A.M.L.S., associate librarian; Bertram Schnitzer, M.D., professor of pathology; Linda K. TerHaar, M.S.L.S., librarian.

VII. MEMORIALS

    No deaths of active faculty members were reported to the Regents this month.

VIII. DEGREES

  1. Approval of Recommendation for Honorary Degrees

IX. FINANCE-PROPERTY

  1. Alternative Asset Commitments
  2. Report of University Internal Audits, December 1, 2007-January 31, 2008
  3. Planned Uses of Income from the Julian A. Wolfson and the Marguerite Wolfson Endowment Funds for the fiscal year 2008-2009
  4. Vera Baits II Mechanical Infrastructure Renewal
  5. North Campus Switch Station Transformer Upgrades
  6. South Quadrangle Eighth Floor Roof Replacement
  7. Alumni Memorial Hall, Museum of Art Addition and Renovation
  8. Naming of the Nanofabrication Facility in Honor of Robert H. Lurie
  9. Authorization of payment to All Shine Cleaning
  10. Authorization for purchase from Measurement Systems Inc.
  11. Authorization for purchase of artwork by Jacqueline Hoats
  12. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Grizzly Moose, LLC
  13. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and OtoMedicine, Inc.
  14. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Sakti3 (formerly Arbor Energetics)
  15. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and CFI Group USA, LLC
  16. Master Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and OtoMedicine, Inc.
  17. Amendment to Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Nico Technologies Incorporated
  18. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration
  19. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and OcuSciences, Inc.

X. OTHER

  1. New Combined Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program, "Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Chemistry or Biochemistry," University of Michigan-Flint
  2. New Undergraduate Degree Program, "Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering," University of Michigan-Flint
  3. Proposed University of Michigan-Flint FY 2008-2009 Board Rates

 

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*The agenda and the items linked from this page are an unofficial version of this month's Regents' Meeting Agenda. The official and authoritative version of the agenda is kept on file in the Office of the Vice President and Secretary of the University.