Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

November 2008 Regents' Meeting

Thursday, November 20, 2008 - Regents' Room

Meeting Schedule

2:00 p.m. (Please note the change in start time.)

Call to Order

  • President's Opening Remarks
  • Annual Report of Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA)
  • University Library Update
  • Veterans Services Initiatives
  • 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 October 23, 2008 Meeting

II. REPORTS

  1. Investment Report
  2. Plant Extension Report
  3. University Human Resources Report (no document)
  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, October 31, 2008

IV. PERSONNEL ACTIONS (Summary Listing of Personnel Actions)

(Individual Regents Communications for items 1-6)

  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.

V. PERSONNEL REPORTS

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

VI. RETIREMENT MEMOIRS

  1. Adoption of retirement memoir for Donald F. Anderson, Ph.D., professor of political science at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

VII. MEMORIALS

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

VIII. DEGREES

  1. Posthumous Bachelor's Degree

Regular Agenda (Roman Numeral Sections IX-X)

IX. FINANCE-PROPERTY

  1. Alternative Asset Commitments
  2. Annual Report on Leases Exceeding 50,000 Square Feet
  3. Report on University Internal Audits, July 2008 - September 2008
  4. State Building Authority Financing of University of Michigan-Flint French Hall Renovations
  5. Alexander G. Ruthven Museums Building Elevator Replacement
  6. Thomas Francis, Jr., Public Health Building Infrastructure and Finishes Renewal
  7. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers A. Alfred Taubman Health Care Center Registration Area Renovations on Levels 1-3
  8. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers University Hospital Air Handling Upgrades
  9. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers University Hospital Morgue Renovation
  10. Appointment of the Wolverine Venture Fund Advisory Board
  11. Appointment of the Wolverine Venture Fund Alumni Manager
  12. Extension of contract with Michigan Information Technology Center
  13. Authorization for payment to Ann Arbor Occupational Training, Inc.
  14. Contract with Gladwin Center
  15. Contract with Michigan Critical Care Consultants, Inc.
  16. Option Agreement between the University of Michigan and Lycera, Inc.
  17. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Compendia Biosciences, Inc.
  18. Non-Disclosure Agreement between the University of Michigan and ElectroDynamic Applications, Inc.
  19. Subcontract Agreement between the University of Michigan and Therapeutic Systems Research Laboratories, Inc.

X. OTHER

  1. Annual Operating Request to the State for the Ann Arbor Campus for FY 2010
  2. Annual Operating Request to the State for the Dearborn Campus for FY 2010
  3. Annual Operating Request to the State for the Flint Campus for FY 2010
  4. Renaming Division of Kinesiology as School of Kinesiology
  5. New Degree Program to be offered by UM-Dearborn College of Engineering and Computer Science ("Doctor of Philosophy in Automotive Systems Engineering")
  6. New Degree Program to be offered by UM-Dearborn College of Engineering and Computer Science ("Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems Engineering")

PUBLIC COMMENTS 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.