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January 2009 Regents’ Meeting

Thursday, January 22, 2009 - Regents’ Room

Meeting Schedule

3:00 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President’s Opening Remarks

  • Annual Report on Research

  • Regular Business Agenda

Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)


  1. Approval of Minutes of December 18, 2008 Meeting


  1. Investment Report
  2. Plant Extension Report
  3. Regents Report on Non-Competitive Purchases over $5,000 from Single Sources, September 16, 2008-December 15, 2008
  4. University Human Resources Report
  5. Litigation Report
  6. Research Report

  1. Other Reports (no documents)

  • University of Michigan Health System
  • Division of Student Affairs
  • Dearborn Campus
  • Flint Campus

  1. Faculty Governance Update
  2. Michigan Student Assembly Report


  1. Report on Voluntary Support, December 31, 2008


(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 or 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. Recommendations for approval of leaves of absence for regular instructional staff and selected academic administrative staff
  5. Establishing and renaming professorships and selected academic administrative positions
  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 Paula Allen-Mears, Ph.D., Norma Radin Collegiate Professor of Social Work, professor of social work, former dean, School of Social Work, and professor of education, School of Education; Frederick G. Burgett, D.D.S., professor of dentistry; James E. Carey, Jr., M.S., assistant professor of radiation physics and assistant professor of environmental health sciences; Allen J. Samuels, B.F.A., professor of art and former dean of the School of Art and Design; Robert F. Todd III, M.D., Ph.D., Frances and Victor Ginsburg Professor of Hematology/Oncology and professor of internal medicine; Harry Clark Winter, Ph.D., research assistant professor.


  1. Adoption of memorial statements for Charles Bailey, associate professor of sociology, University of Michigan-Flint, and Frank E. Filisko, professor of materials and metallurgical engineering and professor of macromolecular science and engineering.


  1. Approval of recommendation for Honorary Degree

Regular Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections IX-X)


  1. Report of University Internal Audits, October 2008 - November 2008
  2. Fiscal Year 2010 Capital Outlay Submission All Campuses
  3. Player Development Center for Intercollegiate Basketball
  4. Agreement between the University of Michigan and Flint Association of Black Social Workers
  5. Authorization for Purchase from Arborwind Farm, LLC
  6. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development
  7. Material Transfer Agreement between the University of Michigan and Biotectix, LLC
  8. Patent License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc. (formerly known as Uptech, Inc. and LS13, Inc.)
  9. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Li, Fischer, Lepech & Associates


  1. New Undergraduate Degree Program in the School of Art and Design

*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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