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April 2014 Regents’ Meeting

Thursday April 17, 2014 - Anderson Room, Michigan Union

Meeting Schedule

3 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President’s Opening Remarks
  • Presentations
    • School of Information
    • SACUA Report
  • 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)


  1. Approval of March 20, 2014 Minutes


  1. Investment Report
  2. Plant Extension Report
  3. University Human Resources Report (no documents)
  4. Regents Report on Non-Competitive Purchases over $5,000 from Single Sources, December 16, 2013 through March 15, 2014
  5. Litigation Report
  6. Research Report

  1. Other Reports (no documents)

  • University of Michigan Health System
  • Student Life
  • Dearborn Campus
  • Flint Campus

  1. Faculty Governance Update
  2. Central Student Government Report/UM-Dearborn Student Government


  1. Report on Voluntary Support, March 31, 2014


(Summary and Individual Regents Communications for items 1-6) (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 administrative staff

    Flint Campus
  6. Recommendations for approval of other personnel transactions for regular instructional staff and selected academic administrative staff


  1. Reports of Lecturers’ Employee Organization (LEO) Activity
  2. Reports of regular instructional transactions


  1. Adoption of retirement memoirs for Helen A. Baghdoyan, Ph.D., professor of anesthesiology, professor of pharmacology, and professor of psychiatry; David E. Learned, M.D., clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology; Ralph Lydic, Ph.D., Bert N. La Du Professor of Anesthesiology Research, professor of anesthesiology, and professor of molecular and integrative physiology; Lucinda A. Pfalzer, Ph.D., professor of physical therapy


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


There are no actions with respect to degrees this month


  1. Alternative Asset Commitment
  2. Absolute Return Approval of III Credit Opportunities Fund Ltd.
  3. Public Equity Approval of Mittleman Investment Management
  4. Absolute Return Approval of Metric Capital Partners Private Capital Fund II
  5. North Campus Grove
  6. Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Operations Center
  7. Stephen M. Ross School of Business Kresge Business Administration Library Renovation, Computer and Executive Education Building Demolition, New Academic Building, and Exterior Cladding Project
  8. Dental Building to Palmer Commons Chilled Water Interconnection
  9. East Hall Masonry Cornice and Window Soffit Repairs
  10. Glen Avenue Parking Structure Elevator Replacement and Improvements
  11. North Campus Research Complex Building 28 Renovations for the College of Engineering
  12. Patent Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Diapin Therapeutics, LLC
  13. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Inmatech, Inc.
  14. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and OncoFusion Therapeutics, Inc.


  1. New Master degree program
  2. Renaming of an Institute
  3. Approval to Change Name of Department
  4. University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) Appointments to the Board of Directors of the Washtenaw Community Health Organization (WCHO)

*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.

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