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November 2009 Regents’ Meeting

Thursday, November 19, 2009 - Regents’ Room

Meeting Schedule

3:00 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President’s Opening Remarks
  • Annual Report of Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA)
  • Presentation: Space Utilization Initiative
  • Regents’ Committee Reports
    • Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
    • Personnel, Compensation and Governance Committee
  • Regular Business Agenda

Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)


  1. Approval of Minutes of October 15, 2009 Meeting


  1. Investment Report
  2. Plant Extension Report
  3. University Human Resources Report (no document)
  4. Litigation Report
  5. 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, October 31, 2009


(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. 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.
    University of Michigan-Flint
  6. Recommendations for approval of joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic administrative staff.
    Committee appointments
  7. Ann Arbor campus


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


  1. Adoption of retirement memoir for James W. Albers, M.D., professor of neurology, professor of neurology in physical medicine and rehabilitation, professor of neurology in psychiatry, and professor of environmental health sciences; Judith C. Avery, A.M.L.S., senior associate librarian; Kathryn L. Beam A.M.L.S., librarian; Kathleen Ford, Ph.D., research scientist; Julie C. Grygotis, A.M.L.S., senior associate librarian; Mei-Ying Lin, M.S.L.S., senior associate librarian; Lynn F. Marko, A.M.L.S., librarian; Patricia W. Martin, A.M.L.S., senior associate librarian; Judith J. Wilhelme, A.M.L.S., senior associate librarian; and Grace A. York, A.M.L.S., librarian


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


  1. Approval of doctoral degree list for August 2009 commencements
  2. Approval of final degree lists for the April and August 2009 commencements
  3. Approval of changes to previously approved degree lists

Regular Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections IX-X)


  1. Report of University Internal Audits, July through September 2009
  2. Supplemental Information to the Audited Financial Statements of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics for the year ended June 30, 2009
  3. Sale of Gifted Real Estate
  4. IT Communications Year 2010 Annual Maintenance Program
  5. Chemistry Building and Willard H. Dow Laboratory Chiller Replacement
  6. Edward Henry Kraus Building Biology Laboratory Renovations
  7. Wolverine Tower Renovations for Business and Finance
  8. Varsity Drive Building and Alexander G. Ruthven Museums Building Museum of Zoology Collection Relocation and Renovations
  9. Authorization for payment to Jazz Pie Music
  10. License and non-disclosure agreements between the University of Michigan and Histosonics, LLC
  11. Option agreement between the University of Michigan and TruEnamel, LLC
  12. Option agreement between the University of Michigan and Alluvium Bioscience, Inc.


  1. Proposed revisions to Regent Bylaws Sections 11.43, 11.44, and 11.45
  2. Approval of transfer of administrative responsibility for degree program from Rackham Graduate School to School of Information
  3. Approval of UM-Flint Academic Calendar for 2011-2012


*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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