Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

May 2019 Regents' Meeting

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - Fairlane Center South, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Meeting Schedule

3:30 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Presentations
    • "Presidential Power in the Age of Trump" (Mitchel Sollenberger)
    • Faculty promotions
  • Regents' Committee Reports
  • Public Comments on Agenda-Related Topics
  • Regular Business Agenda
Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)

I. MINUTES

  1. Approval of March 28, 2019 Minutes

II. REPORTS

  1. Investment Report
  2. Plant Extension Report
  3. University Human Resources Report (no documents)
  4. Regents Report on Non-Competitive Purchases equal to or over $10,000 from Singles Sources, December 16, 2018 through March 15, 2019
  5. Litigation Report
  6. Research Report
  7. Other Reports (no documents)
    • University of Michigan Health System
    • Student Life
    • Dearborn Campus
    • Flint Campus
  8. Faculty Governance Update
  9. Student Government Reports

III. VOLUNTARY SUPPORT

  1. Report on Voluntary Support, March 31, 2019
  2. Report on Voluntary Support, April 30, 2019

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS

(Summary and Individual Regents Communications for items 1-7) (Use "bookmark" feature when viewing PDF document.)

  1. Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint Campuses-recommendations for approval:
  1. Promotions to the ranks of professor and associate professor, 2019-2020 (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

    Dearborn Campus-recommendations for approval:

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

    Committee appointments

  8. Ann Arbor and Flint campuses

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 Robert Axelrod, Ph.D., William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor, Mary Ann and Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Professor for the Study of Human Understanding, professor of political science, and professor of public policy; Robert E. Blatz, Jr., LL.M., professor of taxation, UM-Dearborn; Carol J. Boyd, Ph.D., Deborah J. Oakley Collegiate Professor of Nursing, professor of nursing, professor of women’s studies, research professor, psychiatry, and  research professor, Institute for Research on Women and Gender; Teresa M. Bruggeman, Ph.D., assistant professor of nursing; Bruce O. Bublitz, Ph.D., professor of accounting in the UM-Dearborn; Judith M. Connett, Ph.D., research assistant professor, pathology; Steven N. Dworkin, Ph.D., professor of Romance linguistics and professor of linguistics; Anthony Elliott, B.M., professor of music (cello); Katherine Freese, Ph.D., George E. Uhlenbeck Collegiate Professor of Physics and professor of physics; Deborah E. Goldberg, Ph.D., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Margaret B. Davis Distinguished University Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology; Marion A. Guck, Ph.D., professor of music (music theory); Imane A. Hakam, Ph.D.,associate professor of French in the UM-Flint; Sharon C. Herbert, Ph.D., Charles K. Williams, II Distinguished University Professor of Classical Archaeology, professor of classical archaeology and Greek, and research scientist and curator in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology; C. Peethambaran Kartha, Ph.D., David M. French Professor and professor of quantitative methods, UM-Flint; Edith C. Kieffer, Ph.D.,professor of social work; Sherrie A. Kossoudji, Ph.D.,associate professor of social work in the School of Social Work and adjunct associate professor of economics; James E. Krier, J.D., Earl Warren DeLano Professor of Law and professor of law; Edward W. Larsen, Ph.D., professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences; John C. Lee, Ph.D., professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences; Laura Lein, Ph.D., Katherine Reebel Collegiate Professor of Social Work, professor of social work, and professor of anthropology; David L. Neuhoff, Ph.D., Joseph E. and Anne P. Rowe Professor of Electrical Engineering and professor of electrical engineering and computer science; Vasantha Padmanabhan, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, professor of molecular and integrative physiology, and professor of environmental health sciences; Eileen Pollack, M.F.A., professor of English language and literature; Rudy J. Richardson, Sc.D., Dow Professor of Toxicology, professor of environmental health sciences, and associate professor of neurology; Suellyn Scarnecchia, J.D., clinical professor of law; Ruth S. Scodel, Ph.D., D.R. Shackleton Bailey Collegiate Professor of Greek and Latin and professor of Greek and Latin; Patricia Simons, Ph.D., professor of history of art and professor of women’s studies; Maris A. Vinovskis, Ph.D.,A.M. and H.P. Bentley Professor of History, professor of history, professor of public policy, research professor, Center for Political Studies in the Institute for Social Research; Kim A. Winick, Ph.D., professor of electrical engineering and computer science; and Leigh A. Woods, Ph.D., professor of theatre and drama

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. Planned Uses of Income from the Julian A. Wolfson and the Marguerite Wolfson Endowment Funds for the fiscal year 2019-2020 as recommended by the Law Faculty
  3. New Building for the College of Pharmacy
  4. New Dance Building
  5. Catherine Street Area Utility Infrastructure upgrades
  6. Michigan Medicine Eisenhower Corporate Park West HomeMed Pharmacy Clean Room Renovations
  7. Authorization for the University to enter into an agreement with H3D, Inc.
  8. Authorization for the University to enter in an agreement with Mood Lifters, LLC
  9. Authorization for the University to transact with Pincause, Inc.
  10. Authorization for the University to enter into an agreement with Competing Values, LLC
  11. Authorization for the University to transact with Melisa M. Schuster
  12. Authorization for the University to transact with Invenio Imaging, Inc.
  13. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Amphionic LLC
  14. Amendment to Master Agreement between the University of Michigan and Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
  15. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly and Company
  16. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly and Company
  17. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and GreenMark Biomedical Inc.
  18. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and HiPer Fiber, LLC
  19. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and MDI Therapeutics, Inc.
  20. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and MeiraGTx Limited
  21. Sponsored Activity Agreement between the University of Michigan and MeiraGTx Limited
  22. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and MoxyTech, Inc.
  23. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and NewHaptics Corp.
  24. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and NewHaptics Corp.
  25. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and NewHaptics Corp.
  26. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and NOTA Laboratories LLC
  27. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Opsidio, Inc.
  28. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and PhotoSonoX LLC
  29. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and PhotoSonoX LLC
  30. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Prove Concepts, LLC
  31. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Soar Technology, Inc.
  32. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Sublime, LLC

X. OTHER

  1. Academic calendar UM-Ann Arbor Campus
  2. Academic Calendar UM-Dearborn Campus
  3. Resolution Delegating Duties and Responsibilities Concerning Federally Classified Information

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA-RELATED TOPICS

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