Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

September 2016 Regents' Meeting

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - Anderson Room, Michigan Union

Meeting Schedule

3 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Presentation
    • Faculty promotions
  • Public Comments on Agenda-Related Topics
  • Regents' Committee Reports
    • Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
  • Regular Business Agenda
Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)

I. MINUTES

  1. Approval of July 21, 2016 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/Dearborn Student Government Reports

III. VOLUNTARY SUPPORT

  1. Report on Voluntary Support June 30, 2016
  2. Report on Voluntary Support July 31, 2016
  3. Report on Voluntary Support August 31, 2016

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS

(Summary and Individual Regents Communications for items 1-8) (Use "bookmark" feature when viewing PDF document.)

  1. Ann Arbor Campus-recommendations for approval:
  1. New appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure
  2. New appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, without 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

    Flint Campus-recommendations for approval:

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

    Committee appointments

  9. Ann Arbor and Dearborn 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 Ramon Berguer, M.D., Ph.D., Frankel Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, professor of surgery in the Medical School, and professor of biomedical engineering; Jeffrey B. Halter, M.D., professor of internal medicine and research professor; Nancy Rose Hunt, Ph.D., professor of history and professor of obstetrics and gynecology; Swatantra Kumar Kachhal, Ph.D., professor of industrial and systems engineering, UM-Dearborn; James W. Knight, Ph.D., associate professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, UM-Dearborn; James A. Knol, M.D., Cyrenus G. Darling Sr., M.D. and Cyrenus G. Darling Jr., M.D. Professor of Surgery and associate professor of surgery; Richard L. Lichtenstein, Ph.D., S.J. Axelrod Collegiate Professor of Health Management and Policy and associate professor of health management and policy; Mack T. Ruffin IV, M.D., M.P.H., Dr. Max and Buena Lichter Research Professor of Family Medicine and professor of family medicine, and professor of epidemiology; Patrick O. Seitzer, Ph.D., research professor of astronomy; Lourdes Vélez, M.D., clinical assistant professor of family medicine; Sara L. Warber, M.D., clinical associate professor of family medicine; and William M. Wilkerson, M.D., clinical associate professor of emergency medicine

VII. MEMORIALS

  1. Adoption of a memorial statement for Ruth Kay Walker Castaldo, M.M., clinical associate professor of music (opera)

VIII. DEGREES

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

IX. FINANCE-PROPERTY

  1. Sale of Gifted Real Estate, Springdale Township, Manistee County, Michigan
  2. FY 2016-2017 All Campus Budget Book
  3. Alternative and Absolute Return Commitments
  4. Alternative Asset Commitment, Grey Rock Energy Fund II
  5. Absolute Return, Approval of Kaleidoscope Capital
  6. Absolute Return, Approval of Baker Brothers Investments
  7. W.K. Kellogg Institute and Dental Building Expansion and Renovation
  8. Edward Henry Kraus Building Renovation and Addition
  9. University of Michigan-Dearborn Engineering Lab Building Replacement
  10. University of Michigan-Flint William R. Murchie Science Building Expansion
  11. Literature, Science, and the Arts Building First Floor Renovation and Addition
  12. UMHHC Brighton Health Center South
  13. North Campus Research Complex Building 80 North Cooling Tower Replacement
  14. Space Research Laboratory Building Lobby Improvements
  15. North Campus Research Complex Buildings 40 and 50 Demolition
  16. UMHHC Pneumatic Tube System Communication Network Upgrade
  17. Authorization for the University of Michigan to enter into Lease Agreements with Venture Accelerator Firms Located at the North Campus Research Complex
  18. Authorization for the University of Michigan to enter into agreement with Big Bear Properties, LLC
  19. Authorization for the University of Michigan to transact with The Dispute Resolution Centers of Michigan, Inc.
  20. Authorization for the University of Michigan to purchase from Ann Arbor Clarinet Connections
  21. Authorization for the University of Michigan to enter into an agreement with NanoBio
  22. Authorization for the University of Michigan to transact with Newline Builders
  23. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Therapeutic Systems Research Laboratories, Inc.
  24. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Taza Aya LLC
  25. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Inmatech, Inc.
  26. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and nLIGHT, Inc.
  27. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Food Allergy Research & Education, Inc.
  28. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Nynex Therapeutics, LLC

X. OTHER

  1. Approval of Department Name Change in the College of Arts and Sciences, UM-Flint
  2. Revisions to the Regents' Bylaws
    Supplemental Agenda
  3. Affliation with Metro Health
  4. New Robotics Laboratory

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA-RELATED TOPICS

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