Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

December 2017 Regents' Meeting

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - Anderson Room, Michigan Union

Meeting Schedule

4:00 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Presentation: Derek Peterson, 2017 MacArthur Fellow
  • Public Comments on Agenda-Related Topics
  • Regular Business Agenda
Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)

I. MINUTES

  1. Approval of October 19, 2017 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
    • Dearborn Campus
    • Flint Campus
  7. Faculty Governance Update
  8. Rackham Student Government Report/Central Student Government Report

III. VOLUNTARY SUPPORT

  1. Report on Voluntary Support, October 31, 2017

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS

(Summary and Individual Regents Communications for items 1-10) (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. Leaves of absence for regular instructional staff and selected academic administrative staff
  6. Establishing and renaming professorships and selected academic and administrative positions
  7. Other personnel transactions for regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff

    Dearborn Campus-recommendations for approval:

  8. New appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure
  9. Reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff

    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 Pamela I. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., clinical associate professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases; Paul L. Carson, Ph.D., professor of radiology and professor of biomedical engineering; Ronald M. Cresswell, Ph.D., professor of medicinal chemistry; Martha Mitchell Funnell, M.S., research scientist, learning health sciences; Ari Gafni, Ph.D., professor of biophysics, professor of biological chemistry, and research professor; Zvi Gitelman, Ph.D.,Preston R. Tisch Professor of Judaic Studies, professor of Judaic studies, and professor of political science; John W. Halloran, Ph.D., professor of materials science and engineering; Jean P. Krisch, Ph.D., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of physics; Robert W. Lash, M.D., chief of staff for clinical affairs and clinical professor of internal medicine; James A. Leonard, M.D., clinical professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation; Alan M. Mellow, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry; Julia E. Richards, Ph.D.,Harold F. Falls Collegiate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, and professor of epidemiology; Robert Savit, Ph.D., professor of physics; Donald Scavia, Ph.D., professor of environment and sustainability; James M. Scheiman, M.D., professor of internal medicine; Frank P. Stafford, Ph.D., professor of economics and research professor; and Tetsufumi Ueda, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and research professor.

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. University Real Estate Policy Annual Report on Leases Exceeding 50,000 Square Feet
  2. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Outlay Submission All Campuses
  3. Alternative and Absolute Return Commitments
  4. Alternative Assets Commitment
  5. Alternative Assets Commitment
  6. Alternative Assets Commitment
  7. Absolute Return Commitments
  8. 959 Wall Street Purchase of Real Estate
  9. Wall Street West Parking Structure
  10. Michigan Medicine East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center Infrastructure Upgrades
  11. Central Campus Storm Water Infiltration System
  12. UM-Flint William R. Murchie Science Building Expansion
  13. Authorization for the University to enter into Agreements with Guideline Consulting
  14. Authorization for the University to enter into Lease Agreements with Venture Accelerator Firms Located at the North Campus Research Complex
  15. Authorization for the University to transact with K-Space, Inc.
  16. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Biomesapien, LLP
  17. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly and Company
  18. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Invenio Imaging, Inc.
  19. Reassignment Agreement between the University of Michigan and Nikolaos Chronis
  20. Amendment to Master Agreement between the University of Michigan and Diapin Therapeutics, LLC
  21. Option and License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Lynx Dx, Inc.
  22. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration
  23. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Cartox, LLC
  24. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Meridian Innovations, LLC
  25. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and NS Nanotech, Inc.
  26. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and ZCorp Technology, Inc.
  27. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Ascentage Pharma Group Corporation, Ltd.
  28. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Ascentage Pharma Group Corporation, Ltd.
  29. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Mekanistic Therapeutics LLC
  30. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and iReprogram, LLC
  31. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Arborsense, Inc.
  32. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Rydberg Technologies LLC

X. OTHER

  1. UMHS Board Governance
  2. Approval to Establish an Academic Department - UM-Flint
  3. Approval of Close Proximity Fireworks Display

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA-RELATED TOPICS

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