Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

May 2012 Regents' Meeting

Thursday, May 17, 2012 - Fairlane Center, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Meeting Schedule

3 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Presentation: "Engaged Learning at the Environmental Interpretive Center"
  • Public Comments on Agenda-Related Topics
  • Regents' Committee Reports
    • Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
    • Personnel, Compensation and Governance Committee
    • Health Affairs Committee
  • Regular Business Agenda
Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)

I. MINUTES

  1. Approval of April 19, 2012 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
    • Division of Student Affairs
    • Dearborn Campus
    • Flint Campus
  7. Faculty Governance Update
  8. Central Student Government Report

III. VOLUNTARY SUPPORT

    (No report)

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS

(Summary and Individual Regents Communications for items 2-9) (Use "bookmark" feature when viewing PDF document.)

  1. Recommended promotions to the ranks of professor and associate professor, 2012-2013 (click here)
  2. Recommendations for approval of new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure
  3. Recommendations for approval of reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected administrative staff
  4. Recommendations for approval of joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic administrative staff
  5. Recommendations for approval of leaves of absence for regular instructional staff and selected academic administrative staff
  6. Establishing and renaming professorships and selected academic administrative positions
  7. Recommendations for approval of other personnel transactions for regular instructional staff and selected academic administrative staff

    University of Michigan-Dearborn
  8. Recommendations for approval of joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected administrative staff

    University of Michigan -Flint
  9. Recommendations for approval of new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, without tenure

    Committee appointments
  10. 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 Yvonne Abdoo, Ph.D., assistant professor of nursing; Joanne F. Carlisle, Ph.D., professor of education; Todd M. Endelman, Ph.D., William Haber Professor of Modern Jewish History, professor of history, and professor of Judiac studies; Claes Fornell, Ph.D., Donald C. Cook Distinguished Professor of Business Administration and professor of marketing; Margret H. Höft, Ph.D., professor of mathematics, UM-Dearborn; Shuen-fu Lin, Ph.D., professor of Chinese languages and literatures; Guy A. Meadows, Ph.D., professor of physical oceanography and academic director; Ronald P. Morash, Ph.D., professor of mathematics, UM-Dearborn; Robert M. Owen, Ph.D., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, professor of marine geochemistry, and professor of the environment; Theodosia S. Robertson, Ph.D., associate professor of history, UM-Flint; Dennis G. Severance, Ph.D., Accenture Professor of Computer and Information Systems and professor of computer and information systems; R. Shantaram, Ph.D., associate professor of computer science, UM-Flint; Robert L. Smith, Ph.D., Altarum/ERIM Russell D. O'Neal Professor of Engineering and professor of industrial and operations engineering; John D. Speth, Ph.D., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, professor of anthropology, and curator of North American Archaeology; Karl E. Weick, Ph.D., Rensis Likert Distinguished University Professor of Organizational Behavior and Psychology, professor of organizational behavior, and professor of psychology; Roland J. Wiley, Ph.D., professor of music (musicology); Reg Arthur Williams, Ph.D., professor of nursing and professor of psychiatry

VII. MEMORIALS

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

VIII. DEGREES

    There are no actions with respect to degrees this month.

IX. FINANCE-PROPERTY

  1. Alternative Asset Commitments
  2. Alternative Asset Commitment
  3. Information and Technology Services Year 2013 Annual Maintenance Program
  4. Planned Uses of Income from the Julian A. Wolfson and the Marguerite Wolfson Endowment Funds for the fiscal year 2012-2013
  5. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Livingston County Survival Flight Hangar
  6. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers University Hospital and A. Alfred Taubman Health Care Center Fire Alarm Upgrades
  7. "MINTS" Program Investment Agreements between the University of Michigan and Ambiq Micro, Inc.
  8. Lease Amendment Agreement with Phrixus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  9. Lease Amendment Agreement with Silicium Energy Inc.
  10. Lease Amendment Agreement with Civionics LLC
  11. Lease Amendment Agreement with 3D Biomatrix Inc.
  12. Authorization to enter into an agreement with NanoBio Corporation (withdrawn)
  13. Extension of contract with Michigan Interiorscaping LLC
  14. Authorization to enter into an agreement with Cornell Farms, LLC
  15. Authorization to enter into an agreement with ArborMetrix
  16. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Arborlight, LLC
  17. Software Evaluation Agreement between the University of Michigan and ImBio, LLC
  18. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and JV BioLabs, LLC
  19. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Rhythm Solutions
  20. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and SenSigma, Inc.
  21. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Silicium Energy
  22. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Structured Microsystems, LLC
  23. Amendment to Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Wolverine Energy Solutions & Technologies, Inc.

X. OTHER

  1. Proposed Revisions to Regents' Bylaws 11.38 and 11.58
  2. New Undergraduate Degree program in the School of Information ("Bachelor of Arts or Science in Information")

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.