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September 2023 Regents’ Meeting

Thursday, September 21, 2023, University Hall, Alexander G. Ruthven Building

Meeting Schedule

4 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President’s Opening Remarks
  • Presentation
  • Regents’ Committee Reports
    • Health Affairs Committee
    • Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
  • Chair Report
  • Regular Business Agenda


  1. Approval of July 20, 2023 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, June 30, 2023
  2. Report on Voluntary Support, July 31, 2023
  3. Report on Voluntary Support, August 31, 2023


  1. September 2023 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 Dennis R. Claflin, Ph.D., associate research scientist, molecular and integrative physiology and lecturer IV in biomedical engineering; Ben A. Dwamena, M.B.,Ch.B., clinical associate professor of radiology; James A. Hayman, M.D., M.B.A., clinical professor of radiation oncology; Linda D. Knecht, M.S.N., clinical associate professor of nursing, UM-Flint; Katsuo Kurabayashi, Ph.D., professor of mechanical engineering; Laurie L. Lachance, Ph.D., associate research scientist, health behavior and health education; Kwok Leung Lam, Ph.D., clinical professor of radiation oncology; Marilyn R. McFarland, Ph.D., RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A, FTNSS, David M. French Professor and professor of nursing, UM-Flint, Ruthann Nichols, Ph.D., associate professor of biological chemistry; Clark Nugent, M.D., clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology; Terri Sarris, M.A., Senior Lecturer/lecturer IV in Film, Television and Media; David E. Smith, Ph.D., John G. Wagner Collegiate Professor of Pharmacy and professor of pharmaceutical sciences; Matthew F. Wyneken, Ph.D., associate professor of education, UM-Flint; and Shannon Zachary, B.A., M.A., HND, M.L.I.S., librarian.


  1. Adoption of memorial statement for Michael D. Fetters, M.D., M.P.H., M.A., professor of family medicine.


  1. Approval of degree lists and changes to previously approved degree lists.


  1. Absolute Return and Alternative Asset Commitments
  2. Alternative Asset Commitment
  3. Absolute Return
  4. Alternative Asset Commitment
  5. Procurement Bidding Threshold
  6. Sparrow Health System and Affiliates
  7. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building Partial Roof Replacement
  8. School of Social Work Chiller Replacement
  9. Authorization for the University to transact with Colour Caps
  10. Authorization for the University to transact with EnlivenWork, Inc.
  11. Authorization for the University to enter into an agreement with EnlivenWork, Inc.
  12. Authorization for the University to transact with McNamara Orthodontics
  13. Authorization for the University to transact with Mindset Advisors LLC
  14. Authorization for the University to transact with U.S. Good Business Lab

  15. Authorization for the University to transact with VoiceBox 3-D
  16. Authorization for the University to enter into a contract with Cubeworks, Inc.
  17. Authorize Execution of Investment Agreements Under the MINTS Program for NOTA Laboratories, Inc.
  18. Authorize Execution of Investment Agreements for the Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund for NOTA Laboratories, Inc.
  19. Commercialization Agreements with the University of Michigan
  20. Project Agreements with the University of Michigan
  21. New Central Campus Residential Development - Supplemental Agenda Item
  22. Naming of a residence hall - Dr. E. Royster Harper Hall - Supplemental Agenda Item
  23. Building Naming - Hadley Family Recreation & Well-Being Center - Supplemental Agenda Item


  1. Resolution Delegating Duties and Responsibilities Concerning Federally Classified Information
  2. Dissolution of WMed ForenTox, LLC, a Sparrow joint venture
  3. Approval of Academic Calendar for 2024-2025 for the University of Michigan-Flint

*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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