Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

March 2015 Regents' Meeting

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - Anderson Room, Michigan Union

Meeting Schedule

3:30 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Presentation
    • Annual Research Report and Mobility Transformation Center
  • Public Comments on Agenda-Related Topics
  • Regents' Committee Reports
    • Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
    • Health Affairs Committee
    • Personnel, Compensation and Governance Committee
  • Regular Business Agenda
Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)

I. MINUTES

  1. Approval of February 19, 2015 Minutes

II. REPORTS

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

III. VOLUNTARY SUPPORT

  1. Report on Voluntary Support, February 28, 2015

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS

(Summary and Individual Regents Communications for items 1-6) (Use "bookmark" feature when viewing PDF document.) (Supplemental Agenda Item)

  1. Ann Arbor Campus-recommendations for approval:
  1. New appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure
  2. Reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff
  3. Joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic and administrative staff
  4. Establishing and renaming professorships and selected academic administrative positions
  5. Other personnel transactions for regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff

    Dearborn Campus-recommendations for approval:

  6. Joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic and administrative staff

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 Joel L. Cressman, M.F.A., professor of art and professor of Residential College; Theodore J. Sanford Jr., M.D., clinical professor of anesthesiology; Thommey P. Thomas, Ph.D., associate research scientist, internal medicine and associate research scientist, Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and Biological Sciences; Michael J. Welsh, Ph.D., professor of cell and developmental biology

VII. MEMORIALS

  1. Adoption of memorial statement for Tobin Siebers, Ph.D., Vernon Louis Parrington Collegiate Professor of Literary and Cultural Criticism, professor of English language and literature, and professor of art and design

VIII. DEGREES

  1. Recommendations for Honorary Degrees

IX. FINANCE-PROPERTY

  1. Sale of Gifted Real Estate
  2. Supplemental Information to the Audit Financial Statements of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics of the University of Michigan for the Year Ended June 30, 2014
  3. Alternative Asset Commitments
  4. Alternative Asset Commitment
  5. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Livonia Center for Speciality Care Otolaryngology and Urology Leasehold Improvements
  6. Eda U. Gerstacker Grove
  7. Intramural Sports Building Renovation
  8. North Campus Recreation Building Additions and Renovation
  9. Central Campus Area Utility Tunnel Reinforcement
  10. Authorize Execution of Investment Agreements under the MINTS Program for Vesper Technologies, Inc.
  11. Authorization for the University of Michigan to Enter into a License Agreement with Competing Values LLC
  12. Authorization for the University of Michigan to Enter into License Agreement with a Venture Accelerator Firm Located at the North Campus Research Complex
  13. Authorization for the University to enter into an agreement with Avicenna Medical Systems, Inc.
  14. Authorization for the University to transact with Metronome Systems LLC
  15. Authorization for the University to enter into an agreement with QE Tools, LLC
  16. Sponsored Activity Agreement between the University of Michigan and tranSMART Foundation
  17. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Ecovia Renewables LLC

X. OTHER

  1. Bylaws of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival
  2. The UM-Dearborn College of Engineering and Computer Science Executive Committee

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA-RELATED TOPICS

*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.