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May 2008 Regents’ Meeting

Thursday, May 15, 2008 - Music Room, Henry Ford Estate - Fair Lane, UM-Dearborn

Meeting Schedule

3:00 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President’s Opening Remarks
  • Dean’s Report: UM-Dearborn School of Management
  • Financial Aid Report
  • North Campus Master Plan
  • Public Comments on Agenda-Related Topics
  • Regents’ Committee Report
    • Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
    • Personnel, Compensation and Governance Committee
  • Regular Business Agenda

Regular Business Agenda


  1. Approval of Minutes of April 17, 2008 Meeting


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


  1. Report on Voluntary Support, April 30, 2008


  1. May 2008 Personnel Actions
  2. Committee Appointments
  3. Individual Regents Communications


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


  1. Adoption of retirement memoirs for: Arthur J. Ashe, III, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and professor of macromolecular science and engineering; Barry A. Bogin, Ph.D., William E. Stirton Professor of Anthropology and professor of anthropology, UM-Dearborn; Charles Loring Brace, Ph.D., professor of anthropology and curator, Museum of Anthropology; Bogdama Carpenter, Ph.D., professor of Slavic languages and literatures; J. Wehrley Chapman, Ph.D., professor of physics; Gerald A. DePuit, B.Mus., clinical assistant professor of performing arts (musical theatre); Thomas E. Kauper, J.D., Henry M. Butzel Professor of Law and professor of law; Richard O. Lempert, J.D., Ph.D., Eric Stein Distinguished University Professor of Law and Sociology, professor of law, and professor of sociology; Michael G. Parsons, Ph.D., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of naval architecture and marie engineering; William C. Rounds, Ph.D., professor of electrical engineering and computer science; Satwant K. Samra, M.D., professor of anesthesiology; Robert R. Sharp, Ph.D., professor of chemistry; E. Philip Soper, Ph.D., J.D., James V. Campbell Professor of Law and professor of law; Peter K. Westen, J.D., Frank G. Millard Professor of Law and professor of law; James Boyd White, LL.B., L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law, professor of law, and professor of English language and literature; Michael B. Woodroofe, Ph.D., Leonard J. Savage Professor of Statistics, professor of statistics, and professor of mathematics; York-Peng Edward Yao, Ph.D., professor of physics.


  1. Adoption of memorial statements for Michael Bretz, professor of physics, and Donald Ulysses Walden, associate profesor of music (jazz studies).


  1. There are no actions with respect to degrees this month.

Regular Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections IX-X)


  1. Alternative Asset Commitments
  2. Alternative Asset Commitment
  3. Alternative Asset Commitment
  4. Alternative Asset Commitment
  5. Sale of Commercial Paper by the University
  6. East University Chiller Plant New Chiller
  7. Engineering Programs Building First Floor Instructional Learning Center
  8. University of Michigan-Flint Kearsley Street Extension
  9. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers University Hospital High Dose Rate Radiation Suite
  10. Michigan Wrestling Center
  11. Payment to Paul E. Schneider Enterprises
  12. Payment to Optiprise, Inc.
  13. Consulting Agreement with Cielo MedSolutions LLC
  14. Payment to Roundabout LLC
  15. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Histosonics
  16. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Tissue Regenerative Systems, Inc.
  17. Master Agreement between the University of Michigan and Tissue Regeneration Systems, Inc.
  18. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and MKP Structural Design Associates, Inc.
  19. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Alluvium Bioscience, Inc.


  1. Facilities Naming Policy and Guidelines
  2. Approval of the 2008-2009 University Housing Residence Hall and Northwood Community Apartments Rates
  3. Reorganization of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the College of Engineering
  4. New Undergraduate Degree Program by the Department of Communications and Visual Arts, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Michigan-Flint
  5. Proton Beam Radiation Therapy Center

*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.