Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

December 2013 Regents' Meeting

Thursday December 19, 2013 - Anderson Room, Michigan Union

Meeting Schedule

3 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Presentations:
    • Patient and Family Centered Care Initiative
    • College of Engineering
  • 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 November 21, 2013 Minutes

II. REPORTS

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

III. VOLUNTARY SUPPORT

  1. Report on Voluntary Support, November 30, 2013

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS

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

  1. Recommendations for approval of new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure
  2. Recommendations for approval of reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected administrative staff
  3. Recommendations for approval of joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic administrative staff
  4. Establishing and renaming professorships and selected academic administrative positions
  5. Recommendations for approval of other personnel transactions for regular instructional staff and selected academic staff

    Dearborn Campus
  6. Recommendations for approval of new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure
  7. Recommendations for approval of joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic administrative staff

    Flint Campus
  8. Recommendations for approval of reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected administrative staff

    Committee appointments
  9. 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 John R. Chamberlin, Ph.D.,professor of public policy and professor of political science; Caroline B. Constant, M.Arch., Emil Lorch Collegiate Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning and professor of architecture; Constance Ewing Cook, Ph.D., Clinical professor of education, executive director, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, and associate vice provost for academic affairs; Rodney C. Ewing, Ph.D.,Edward H. Kraus Distinguished University Professor, professor of earth and environmental sciences, professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, and professor of materials science and engineering; Lauren D. Friesen, Ph.D.,David M. French Professor and professor of theatre and dance, U-M Flint; Wendy E. Kerschbaum, M.A., M.P.H., associate professor of dental hygiene and director of the Dental Hygiene Program; Robert K. Lazarsfeld, Ph.D., Raymond L. Wilder Collegiate Professor of Mathematics and professor of mathematics; Rudolf Mrázek, Ph.D.,professor of history; Philip Myers, Ph.D.,professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and curator; Randolph M. Nesse, M.D., professor of psychiatry, professor of psychology, and research professor; Eric S. Rabkin, Ph.D., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, professor of English language and literature, and professor of art and design; Richard A. Scott Ph.D., professor of applied mechanics and engineering science; Barbara B. Smuts, Ph.D.,professor of psychology; Earl E. Werner, Ph.D., professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and director of the Edwin S. George Reserve

VII. MEMORIALS

  1. Adoption of memorial statement for Noreen M. Clark, Ph.D. Myron E. Wegman Distinguished University Professor of Public Health, professor of health behavior and health education, and professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases

VIII. DEGREES

    There are no actions with respect to degrees this month.

IX. FINANCE-PROPERTY

  1. Fiscal Year 2015 Capital Outlay Submission All Campuses
  2. University Real Estate Policy Annual Report on Leases Exceeding 50,000 Square Feet
  3. Alternative Asset Commitment
  4. Absolute Return
  5. Financing of New Projects Authorization to Issue General Revenue Bonds
  6. William W. Cook Legal Research Library Attic Insulation and Ninth Floor Roofing Replacement
  7. Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library Life Safety Upgrades
  8. Pierpont Commons Café Renovation
  9. Nuclear Engineering Laboratory Renovation
  10. Earl V. Moore Building Renovation and Brehm Pavilion
  11. Varsity Drive Building Dry Collections Relocation Renovations
  12. Authorization for the University to transact with the Institute for Social and Environmental Research Nepal
  13. Authorization for the University to purchase from SkySpecs, LLC
  14. Authorization for the University to purchase from CUX, Inc. with direct benefits to RBL Group
  15. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Michigan Critical Care Consultants, Inc.
  16. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and The Plastic Surgery Foundation
  17. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Health IT, LLC
  18. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Kalyspo, LLC
  19. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Plasma Communications, LLC
  20. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Collabrify.It, Inc.
  21. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and CubeWorks, Inc.
  22. Reassignment Agreement between the University of Michigan and David Lorch
  23. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Michigan Critical Care Consultants, Inc.
  24. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Arbor Medical Innovations, LLC.

    Supplemental Agenda
  25. Limited authority to commit to new investment managers

X. OTHER

  1. Approval of Department Name Change in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services, UM-Dearborn

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.