Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

May 2017 Regents' Meeting

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - Anderson Room, Michigan Union

Meeting Schedule

3 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Presentations
    • Faculty promotions
  • Public Comments on Agenda-Related Topics
  • Regents' Committee Reports (no committee meetings)
  • Regular Business Agenda
Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)

I. MINUTES

  1. Approval of April 20, 2017 Minutes

II. REPORTS

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

III. VOLUNTARY SUPPORT

  1. Report on Voluntary Support, April 30, 2017

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS

(Summary and Individual Regents Communications for items 2-10) (Use "bookmark" feature when viewing PDF document.) (Supplemental Agenda Items)

  1. Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint Campuses-recommendations for approval:
  1. Promotions to the ranks of professor and associate professor, 2017-2018 (click here)

    Ann Arbor Campus-recommendations for approval:

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

    Dearborn Campus-recommendations for approval:

  7. Reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff
  8. Joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic and administrative staff
  9. Establishing and renaming professorships and selected academic and administrative positions

    Flint Campus-recommendations for approval:

  10. Other personnel transactions for regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff

    Committee appointments

  11. Dearborn 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 Edward H. Cooper, LL.B., Thomas M. Cooley Professor of Law and professor of law; Margaret E. Dewar, Ph.D., professor of urban and regional planning; Jane E. Dutton, Ph.D., Robert L. Kahn Distinguished University Professor of Business Administration and Psychology, professor of organizational behavior, human resource management, corporate strategy and international business, and professor of psychology; Laurence A. Goldstein, Ph.D., professor of English language and literature; Eric J. Hill, Ph.D., clinical professor of practice in architecture; J. Wayne Jones, Ph.D., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of materials and metallurgical engineering; Linda Yuen-Ching Lim, Ph.D., professor of corporate strategy and international business; Rudi P. Lindner, Ph.D., professor of astronomy and professor of history; Vijayan N. Nair, Ph.D., Donald A. Darling Collegiate Professor of Statistics, professor of statistics, professor of industrial and operations engineering, and faculty associate; Richard E. Nisbett, Ph.D., Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, professor of psychology, and research professor; Robert G. Pachella, Ph.D., professor of psychology; Thomas J. Powell, Ph.D., professor of social work; Gopal Prasad, Ph.D., Raoul Bott Collegiate Professor of Mathematics and professor of mathematics; Robert E. Quinn, Ph.D., Margaret Elliott Tracy Collegiate Professor of Business Administration and professor of organizational behavior and human resource management; Pamela A. Raymond, Ph.D., Stephen S. Easter Collegiate Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology; Elisha P. Renne, Ph.D., professor of anthropology and professor of Afroamerican and African studies; Lawrence S. Root, Ph.D., professor of social work; Joel A. Smoller, Ph.D., Lamberto Cesari Collegiate Professor of Mathematics and professor of mathematics; Lydia M. Soo, Ph.D., associate professor of architecture; John E. Tropman, Ph.D., Henry J. Meyer Collegiate Professor of Social Work and professor of social work; Kenneth E. Warner, Ph.D., Avedis Donabedian Distinguished University Professor of Public Health and professor of health management and policy; Marina v.N. Whitman, Ph.D., professor of business administration and public policy and professor of public policy; Jean D. Wineman, D.Arch., professor of architecture; and Andrew E. Yagle, Ph.D., professor of electrical engineering and computer science.

VII. MEMORIALS

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

VIII. DEGREES

  1. There are no actions with respect to degrees this month

IX. FINANCE-PROPERTY

  1. Alternative and Absolute Return Commitments
  2. Appointment of Auditors for Fiscal Year 2017
  3. North Campus Research Complex Buildings 20 and 25 Laboratory Renovation
  4. George Granger Brown Memorial Laboratories First and Third Floor Laboratory Renovations
  5. Central Power Plant Basement Drain Line Replacement
  6. Glenn E. Schembechler Hall Football Performance Center
  7. Authorization for the University of Michigan to transact with Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
  8. Authorization for the University of Michigan to enter into an agreement with Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
  9. Authorization for the University of Michigan to transact with AutonomousSafety, LLC
  10. Authorization for the University of Michigan to transact with Jool Health, Inc. 
  11. Authorization for the University of Michigan to transact with Ripple Science
  12. Authorization for the University of Michigan to purchase from Numed Technologies, Inc.
  13. Authorization for the University of Michigan to enter into an agreement with Institute for Social and Environmental Research-Nepal   
  14. Authorization for the University of Michigan to transact with Clinc, Inc.  
  15. Authorize Execution of Investment Agreements for the Monroe-Brown Seed Fund for Ripple Science Corporation
  16. Authorize Execution of Investment Agreements for the Monroe-Brown Seed Fund for ONL Therapeutics
  17. Authorize Execution of Investment Agreements for the Monroe-Brown Seed Fund for EVOQ Therapeutics 
  18. Amendment to Master Agreement between the University of Michigan and Millendo Therapeutics, Inc.
  19. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and tranSMART Foundation
  20. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Unified Solar Inc.
  21. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly and Company
  22. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and NOTA Laboratories LLC
  23. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Soar Technology, Inc.

X. OTHER

  1. Approval of Academic Calendar for 2019-2020

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.