Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

September 2008 Regents' Meeting

Thursday, September 18, 2008 - Regents' Room

Meeting Schedule

3:00 p.m.

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Resolution in honor of University of Michigan Solar Car Team
  • Update on Emergency Preparedness
  • Annual Report on Development
  • Public Comments on Agenda-Related Topics
  • Regents' Committee Reports
    • Finance, Audit and Investment Committee
    • Personnel, Compensation and Governance Committee
  • Regular Business Agenda
Consent Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections I-VIII)

I. MINUTES

  1. Approval of Minutes of July 17, 2008 Meeting

II. REPORTS

  1. Investment Report
  2. Plant Extension Report
  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

III. VOLUNTARY SUPPORT

  1. Report on Voluntary Support, June 30, 2008
  2. Report on Voluntary Support, July 31, 2008
  3. Report on Voluntary Support, August 31, 2008

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS (Summary Listing of Personnel Actions)

(Individual Regents Communications for items 1-9)

  1. Recommendations for approval of new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure.
  2. Recommendations for approval of new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, without tenure.
  3. Recommendations for approval of reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected administrative staff.
  4. Recommendations for approval of joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic administrative staff.
  5. Recommendations for approval of leaves of absence for regular instructional staff and selected academic administrative staff.
  6. Establishing and renaming professorships and selected academic administrative positions.
  7. Recommendations for approval of other personnel transactions for regular instructional staff and selected academic administrative staff.
    Dearborn Campus
  8. Recommendations for approval of new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure.
    Flint Campus
  9. Recommendations for approval of joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic administrative staff.
    Committee Appointments
  10. Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses

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: Janet S. Barnfather, Ph.D, associate professor of nursing, UM-Flint; Douglas L. Foster, Ph.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and research professor; Ada Sue Hinshaw, Ph.D., professor of nursing and former dean; Joan M. McGowan, Ph.D., associate professor of dental hygiene; William J. Mitchell, M.S., assistant professor of mechanical engineering, UM-Dearborn; Vladimir O. Papitashvili, Ph.D., research scientist; F. J. Papp, Ph.D., professor of mathematics and statistics, UM-Dearborn; Willard L. Rodgers, Ph.D., research professor; Monica N. Starkman, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry; Luke Y. Tsai, M.D., professor of psychiatry, professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases, and research scientist.

VII. MEMORIALS

  1. Adoption of memorial satement for Sharon L. Betz, Ph.D., clinical assistant professor of pathology.

VIII. DEGREES

    There are no actions with respect to degrees this month

Regular Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections IX-X)
IX. FINANCE-PROPERTY

  1. University of Michigan Financial Statements for the Year ended June 30, 2008
  2. FY2008-2009 All Campus Budget Book
  3. Report of University Internal Audits, May and June 2008
  4. Alternative Asset Commitments
  5. William W. Cook Legal Research Library Elevator Replacement
  6. Wall Street Office Building, East Parking Structure, and Transit Center
  7. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Domino's Farms Leasehold Improvements for the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes
  8. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers A. Alfred Taubman Health Center Level B1 Medical Observation Unit
  9. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers University Hospital Inpatient Adult Psychiatry Renovation
  10. Lease Amendment Agreement with First Properties Associates Limited Partnership
  11. Use agreement with and payment to Michigan Information Technology Center
  12. Authorization for purchase from Michael Udow
  13. Authorization for purchase from Wesley B. Tanner
  14. Authorization for purchase from Twila Tardif
  15. Authorization for payment to Ann Arbor SPARK
  16. Research agreement between the University of Michigan and Sakti3, Inc.
  17. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Soar Technology, Inc.
  18. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Biomatrix Photonics, Inc.
  19. License Agreement between the University of Michigan and Ascenta Therapeutics, Inc.
  20. Master Agreement between the University of Michigan and Sarcoma Alliance for Research Through Collaboration
  21. Master Agreement between the University of Michigan and Mayaterials, Inc.
  22. Research Agreement between the University of Michigan and Biomatrix Photonics, Inc.

X. OTHER

    There are no documents in this section

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA-RELATED TOPICS

*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.