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December 2022 Regents’ Meeting

Thursday, December 8, 2022, University Hall, Alexander G. Ruthven Building

Meeting Schedule

4 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President’s Opening Remarks
  • Vice Chair Report
  • Presentation: Investment Report
  • Regents’ Committee Reports

    • Health Affairs Committee
    • Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
    • Flint and Dearborn Committee
    • Personnel, Compensation and Governance Committee
  • Regular Business Agenda


  1. Approval of October 20, 2022 Minutes


  1. Investment Report
  2. Plant Extension Report
  3. University Human Resources Report
  4. Litigation Report
  5. Research Report
  6. University of Michigan Health System Report (no documents)
  7. Student Life Report (no documents)
  8. Dearborn Campus Report (no documents)
  9. Flint Campus Report (no documents)
  10. Faculty Governance Report
  11. Student Government Reports


  1. Report on Voluntary Support, October 31, 2022


  1. December 2022 Personnel Actions
  2. Committee Appointments


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


  1. Adoption of retirement memoirs for Frederick Amrine, Ph.D., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of Germanic languages and literatures; Michael Atzmon, Ph.D., professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences and professor of materials science and engineering; John Bound, Ph.D., George E. Johnson Collegiate Professor of Economics, professor of economics, research professor, and faculty associate; Charles (Charlie) Brown, Ph.D., professor of economics and research professor; Maria Clara Cruz da Silva Castro, Ph.D., professor of earth and environmental sciences; Alfred E. Chang, M.D.,Hugh Cabot Professor of Surgery and professor of surgery; John Cherng, Ph.D., professor of mechanical engineering, UM-Dearborn; Avery H. Demond, Ph.D., professor of civil and environmental engineering; Jeffrey Desmond, M.D., clinical associate professor of emergency medicine; William J. Gehring, Ph.D., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of psychology; Lynnea A. Johnson, Ph.D., professor of dentistry; Angela Kane, Ph.D., professor of dance; Marsha L. Lesley, Ph.D., associate professor of nursing; David Robert Lucas, M.D., clinical professor of pathology; Panos Papalambros, Ph.D., James B. Angell Distinguished University Professor, Donald C. Graham Professor of Engineering, professor of mechanical engineering, professor of integrative systems and design, professor of architecture, and professor of art; Bryan E. Pfingst, Ph.D., professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery; Jonathan E. Rothman, A.B., M.S.L.I.S., librarian; Jeffrey L. Stein, Ph.D., professor of mechanical engineering; Abigail J. Stewart, Ph.D., Sandra Schwartz Tangri Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies, professor of psychology, and professor of women’s and gender studies; Arland Thornton, Ph.D., professor of sociology and research professor; Noel Tichy, Ph.D., professor of organizational behavior and human resources management; Thomas Willette, Ph.D., lecturer IV in history of art and lecturer IV in the Residential College; Daniela Wittmann, Ph.D., M.S.W., clinical associate professor of urology; Milford H. Wolpoff, Ph.D., professor of anthropology and research scientist, Museum of Anthropological Archaeology; and James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., MACP, FRCP, Lyle C. Roll Professor of Medicine, professor of internal medicine, and professor of learning health sciences.


  1. Adoption of memorial statement for Keith A. Dye, Ph.D., associate professor of history, UM-Dearborn.


  1. Recommendations for Honorary Degrees


  1. University Real Estate Policy Annual Report on Leases Exceeding 50,000 Square Feet
  2. Fiscal Year 2024 Capital Outlay Submissions All Campuses
  3. Long Term Portfolio Asset Allocation
  4. Edward and Rosalie Ginsberg Building 1024 Hill Street Facility
  5. University of Michigan Health Clinical Expansion Project 300 W. Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan
  6. Bonisteel Boulevard Water Main and Road Reconstruction
  7. Climate and Space Research Building Leinweber Space Innovation Laboratory Renovation
  8. University of Michigan Health Courtyard Infrastructure Improvements and Restoration
  9. University of Michigan-Flint College of Innovation & Technology Building
  10. Authorization for the University to enter into an agreement with Friends of the
    Midwest Enzyme Chemistry Conference

  11. Authorization for the University to enter into an agreement with The Manchester Mirror
  12. Authorization for the University to enter into an agreement with Navigation
    Solutions LLC

  13. Authorization for the University to enter into an agreement with Ripple Science

  14. Authorization for the University to enter into an agreement with Runestone
    Academy Ltd

  15. Authorization for the University to enter into a contract with Cubeworks Inc.
  16. Commercialization Agreements with the University of Michigan
  17. Project Agreements with the University of Michigan
  18. Authorize Execution of Investment Agreements from the Accelerate Blue Fund for Agita Labs, Inc., a Delaware corporation
  19. Authorize Execution of Investment Agreements from the Accelerate Blue Fund for Angioinsight, Inc., a Delaware corporation
  20. Authorize Execution of Investment Agreements from the Accelerate Blue Fund for MemryX, Inc., a Delaware corporation
  21. New Central Campus Residential Development - Supplemental Agenda Item


  1. D. Dan and Betty Kahn Health Care Pavilion - Supplemental Agenda Item
  2. Affiliation with Sparrow Health System - Supplemental Agenda Item


  • Athletics Update, Student Athletes (Warde Manuel, Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics, and students: Sierra Brooks, Women’s Gymnast and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President; and Kaitlin “Keke” Tholl, Women’s Softball and SAAC Vice-President)

*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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