Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

May 2018 Regents' Meeting

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - Fairlane Center South, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Meeting Schedule

3 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Presentations
    • "Monitoring and Improving Software Health with Artificial Intelligence: From Basic Research to Societal Benefits" (Dr. Marouane Kessentini, assistant professor of computer and information science, UM-Dearborn College of Engineering and Computer Science)
    • Faculty promotions
  • Public Comments on Agenda-Related Topics
  • Regents' Committee Reports
  • Regular Business Agenda
Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)

I. MINUTES

  1. Approval of March 29, 2018 Minutes

II. REPORTS

  1. Investment Report
  2. Plant Extension Report
  3. University Human Resources Report
  4. Regents Report on Non-Competitive Purchases equal to or over $10,000 from Singles Sources, December 16, 2017 through March 15, 2018
  5. Litigation Report
  6. Research Report
  7. Other Reports (no documents)
    • University of Michigan Health System
    • Student Life
    • Dearborn Campus
    • Flint Campus
  8. Faculty Governance Update
  9. Central Student Government Report/UM-Dearborn Student Government Report

III. VOLUNTARY SUPPORT

  1. Report on Voluntary Support, March 31, 2018
  2. Report on Voluntary Support, April 30, 2018

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS

(Summary and Individual Regents Communications for items 2-13) (Use "bookmark" feature when viewing PDF document.) (Supplemental Agenda Item)

  1. Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint Campuses-recommendations for approval:
  1. Promotions to the ranks of professor and associate professor, 2018-2019 (click here)

    Ann Arbor Campus-recommendations for approval:

  2. New appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure
  3. Reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff
  4. Joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic and administrative staff
  5. Leaves of absence for regular instructional staff and selected academic administrative staff
  6. Establishing and renaming professorships and selected academic and administrative positions
  7. Other personnel transactions for regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff

    Dearborn Campus-recommendations for approval:

  8. New appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure
  9. Reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff
  10. Joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic and administrative staff

    Flint Campus-recommendations for approval:

  11. Reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff
  12. Joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic and administrative staff
  13. Other personnel transactions for regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff

    Committee appointments

  14. Flint campus

V. PERSONNEL REPORTS

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

VI. RETIREMENT MEMOIRS

  1. Adoption of retirement memoirs for Hugh D. Aller, Ph.D., Ralph B. Baldwin Professor of Astronomy and professor of astronomy; Paul E. Berry, Ph.D., professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and curator; Jerry O. Blackstone, D.M.A., professor of music (conducting); Katarina Tomljenovic Borer, Ph.D., professor of kinesiology; Robyn J. Burnham, Ph.D., associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, associate professor of Earth and environmental sciences, and associate curator; Kim S. Cameron, Ph.D., William Russell Kelly Professor of Business Administration, professor of organizational behavior and human resource management, and professor of education; Mary E. Corcoran, Ph.D., professor of political Science, professor of women’s studies, professor of public policy, and research associate professor; Alison Cornish, Ph.D., professor of Italian; Madhav M. Deshpande, Ph.D., professor of Sanskrit and professor of linguistics; Paul V. Dunlap, Ph.D., professor of ecology and evolutionary biology; Dena Goodman, Ph.D., Lila Miller Collegiate Professor of History and Women’s Studies, professor of history, and professor of women’s studies; Samuel R. Gross, J.D., Thomas G. and Mabel Long Professor of Law and professor of law; Berit Ingersoll-Dayton, Ph.D., professor of social work; Ronald F. Inglehart, Ph.D., Amy and Alan Lowenstein Professor of Democracy, Democratization, and Human Rights, professor of political science, and research professor; Nancy K. Janz, Ph.D., professor of health behavior and health education; Vassilios Lambropoulos, Ph.D., C. P. Cavafy Professor of Modern Greek Studies, professor of Modern Greek studies, and professor of comparative literature; Karen Markey, Ph.D., professor of information; Mary Ellen McLean, D.D.S., clinical associate professor of dentistry; David J. Moore, Ph.D., associate professor of kinesiology; Homer A. Neal, Ph.D., interim president emeritus, vice president emeritus for research, Samuel A. Goudsmit Distinguished University Professor of Physics, and professor of physics; Anita Norich, Ph.D., Tikva Frymer-Kensky Collegiate Professor of English and Judaic Studies, professor of English language and literature, and professor of Judaic studies; G. Peter Scott, Ph.D., professor of mathematics; George J. Siedel, III, J.D., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Williamson Family Professor of Business Administration, and professor of business law; Michael Sivak, Ph.D., Distinguished Research Scientist and research professor, Peter Sparling, B.F.A., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Rudolf Arnheim Distinguished University Professor of Dance, and professor of dance; and Douglas E. Van Houweling, Ph.D., professor of information.

VII. MEMORIALS

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

VIII. DEGREES

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

IX. FINANCE-PROPERTY

  1. Alternative and Absolute Return Commitments
  2. Public Equity Commitment
  3. Planned Uses of Income from the Julian A. Wolfson and the Marguerite Wolfson Endowment Funds for the fiscal year 2018-2019
  4. East Hall Renovations for the Department of Psychology
  5. Michigan Stadium International Champions Cup
  6. New Dance Building
  7. Authorization for the University to transact with Arbor Medical Innovations, LLC
  8. Authorization for the University to transact with Biodiscovery, LLC d/b/a Arbor Biosciences
  9. Authorization for the University to transact with Cube Works, Inc.
  10. Authorization for the University to transact with Knowledge Village, LLC
  11. Authorization for the University to purchase services from Michigan Aerospace Corporation
  12. Authorization for the University to transact with Ripple Science Corporation
  13. Authorization for the University to transact with Roberts and Limbrick Enterprises, LLC
  14. Authorization for the University to transact with Sundberg-Ferar, Inc.
  15. Authorization for the University to transact with ZCorp Technology, Inc.
  16. Master Agreement between the University of Michigan and ATGC, Inc.
  17. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Diapin Therapeutics, LLC
  18. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Elegus Technologies, Inc.
  19. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Water Risk Analytics, LLC dba Equarius Risk Analytics
  20. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and InheRET, Inc.
  21. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and iReprogram, LLC
  22. Reassignment Agreement between the University of Michigan and Michael Lipson
  23. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and MDI Therapeutics, Inc.
  24. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and MeiraGTx Limited
  25. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and MeiraGTx Limited
  26. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan My Total Health, Inc.
  27. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and NeuroLight Technologies, LLC
  28. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and NS Nanotech, Inc.
  29. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Phenomics Health Inc.
  30. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and S2A Technologies LLC
  31. Reassignment Agreement between the University of Michigan and Oscar Ybarra
  32. Reassignment Agreement between the University of Michigan and Euisik Yoon

X. OTHER

  1. Approval to change the name of the School of Health Professions and Studies to the College of Health Sciences (UM-Flint)
  2. Approval of Academic Calendar for 2020-2021

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA-RELATED TOPICS

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