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Week of September 3, 2013

Regents Roundup

The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its July 18 meeting.

Regents approve design for G. G. Brown renovation

The Board of Regents approved the design for a renovation of the George Granger Brown Memorial Laboratories building for the College of Engineering. The renovation will update infrastructure, including the entire building’s fire detection, alarm, and emergency power systems, and updates in the majority of the building to heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, roof, windows, and interior finishes. Approximately 25,000 gross square feet of state-of-the-art academic and instructional spaces will also be created during the renovation. The $47 million project is being funded by the State of Michigan through the capital outlay program ($30 million) with the balance being funded from investment proceeds, College of Engineering resources, and Office of the Provost resources. Construction is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2016.

Field Hockey Team Center project moves forward

Design approval was received for the New Field Hockey Team Center, New Field Hockey Stadium, and Ocker Field Improvements project. The $13.5 million project will demolish the Ferry Field Locker Rooms building and create a new 13,000-gross-square-foot team center for field hockey, including locker rooms for players and coaches, offices, and training facilities. Ocker Field will be refurbished with new turf, a new scoreboard, and new field lighting, and a new grandstand will be constructed for 1,500 spectators, along with a new 2,000-gross-square-foot concessions building with restrooms. Athletic Department resources and gifts will fund the project, with construction scheduled to be completed next summer.

Regents OK liquor license application of NHL Winter Classic

The Board of Regents approved the application to the state Liquor Control Commission by Sodexo Management Inc. for a state Class C license and catering permit to be used during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic hockey game at Michigan Stadium. The game, featuring the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs, is scheduled for Jan. 1, 2014, with a contingency date of Jan 2.

Washington named to lead DPSS

Eddie L. Washington Jr. was approved as the executive director of the Division of Public Safety and Security. He will start July 23, and will directly report to President Mary Sue Coleman. Washington is a former director of the Michigan State Police who has worked as a security consultant for U-M and Dow Chemical Co.

Ann Arbor Campus

Faculty appointments and promotions with tenure

Dr. John Z. Ayanian, professor of internal medicine, Medical School, effective Sept. 1.

Anita Gonzalez, professor of theatre and drama, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, effective Sept. 1.

Victoria Langland, associate professor of history, and associate professor of romance languages and literatures, LSA, effective Sept. 1.

Dr. Robert W. O’Rourke, associate professor of surgery, Medical School, effective Aug. 1, 2013.

Deborah Rivas-Drake, associate professor of psychology, LSA, and associate professor of education, School of Education, effective Sept. 1.

Susan E. Shore, professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, Medical School, effective July 1.

Named Professorships

* Huda Akil, Gardner C. Quarton Collegiate Professor of Neurosciences, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Hugh D. Aller, Ralph B. Baldwin Professor of Astronomy, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Elizabeth S. Anderson, John Dewey Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013.

* Susan J. Ashford, Michael and Susan Jandernoa Professor of Business Administration, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Richard P. Bagozzi, Dwight F. Benton Professor of Marketing, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Carol J. Boyd, Deborah J. Oakley Collegiate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Howard Brick, Richard Hudson Research Professor of History, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-May 31, 2014.

* Kim S. Cameron, William Russell Kelly Professor of Business Administration, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Evan H. Caminker, Branch Rickey Collegiate Professor of Law, Law School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dennis R. Capozza, Dale L. Dykema Professor of Business Administration, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2014.

Christin Carter-Su, Anita H. Payne Distinguished University Professor of Physiology, effective Sept. 1, 2013.

Soo-Eun Chang, Rosa Casco Solano-Lopez Research Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Medical School, effective July 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Michael R. Combi, Freeman Devold Miller Collegiate Research Professor, Office of the Vice President for Research, effective Sept.1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Edward H. Cooper, Thomas M. Cooley Professor of Law, Law School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dr. G. Michael Deeb, Herbert Sloan Collegiate Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dr. John O. DeLancey, Norman F. Miller Professor of Gynecology, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dr. Andrzej A. Dlugosz, Poth Professor of Cutaneous Oncology, Medical School, effective July 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Gregory R. Dressler, Collegiate Professor of Pathology Research, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Ruth E. Dunkle, Wilbur J. Cohen Collegiate Professor of Social Work, SSW, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dr. James T. Elder, Kirk D. Wuepper Professor of Molecular Genetic Dermatology, Medical School, effective July 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dr. Charles N. Ellis, William B. Taylor Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Carol A. Fierke, Jerome and Isabella Karle Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry, effective Sept. 1, 2013.

* Dr. Gary J. Fisher, Harry Helfman Professor of Molecular Dermatology, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dr. Paul G. Gauger, William J. Fry Professor of Surgery, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Susan A. Gelman, Heinz Werner Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, effective Sept. 1.

* Thomas N. Gladwin, Max McGraw Professor of Sustainable Enterprise, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-May 31, 2014.

* Theodore G. Goodson III, Richard Barry Bernstein Collegiate Professor of Chemistry, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Samuel R. Gross, Thomas G. and Mabel Long Professor of Law, Law School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Raffi J. Indjejikian, Carleton H. Griffin-Deloitte & Touche LLP Collegiate Professor of Accounting, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Gautam Kaul, John C. and Sally S. Morley Professor of Finance, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Thomas C. Kinnear, D. Maynard Phelps Collegiate Professor of Business Administration, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* James E. Krier, Earl Warren DeLano Professor of Law, Law School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Ronald G. Larson, A.H. White Distinguished University Professor of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, effective Sept. 1.

Victor B. Lieberman, Raoul Wallenberg Distinguished University Professor of History, LSA, effective Sept. 1.

Stephen G. Leider, Sanford R. Robertson Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2014.

Roderick J. Little, Richard D. Remington Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, effective Sept. 1.

* Catharine A. MacKinnon, Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law, Law School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* William Ian Miller, Thomas G. Long Professor of Law, Law School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Henry I. Mosberg, Tom D. Rowe Collegiate Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dr. Michael W. Mulholland, Frederick A. Coller Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* M.P. Narayanan, Robert Morrison Hoffer Professor of Business Administration, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Mark E. Newman, Paul A. M. Dirac Collegiate Professor of Physics, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Anita Norich, Tikva Frymer-Kensky Professor of English and Judaic Studies, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dr. M. Bishr Omary, H. Marvin Pollard Professor of Gastroenterology, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Mark B. Orringer, Cameron Haight Distinguished University Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Medical School, effective Sept. 1.

James O’Shea, Howard R. Marsh Visiting Professor of Journalism, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-April 30, 2014.

* Kathy Sue O’Shea, Crosby-Kahn Collegiate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dr. Francis D. Pagani, Otto Gago, M.D. Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Panos Y. Papalambros, James B. Angell Distinguished University Professor of Engineering, effective Sept. 1.

* Mercedes Pascual, Rosemary Grant Collegiate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Monica Ponce de Leon, Eliel Saarinen Collegiate Professor of Architecture, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Martin J. Powers, Sally Michelson Davidson Professor of Chinese Arts and Cultures, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Gopal Prasad, Raoul Bott Collegiate Professor of Mathematics, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Giovanni Russo, Frederick W. and Lois B. Gehring Visiting Professor of Mathematics, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Dec. 31, 2013.

* Hasan Nejat Seyhun, Jerome B. and Eilene M. York Professor of Business Administration, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Joel A. Smoller, Lamberto Cesari Collegiate Professor of Mathematics, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Xiaobing Tang, Helmut F. Stern Professor, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Dr. Kevin K. Tremper, Robert B. Sweet Professor of Anesthesiology, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

* Mark D. West, Nippon Life Professor of Law, Law School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Dr. Pavan R. Reddy, Moshe Talpaz, M.D. Professor of Translational Oncology, Medical School, effective July 1, 2013-August 31, 2018.

Dr. Albert P. Rocchini, Macdonald Dick, II, M.D. Research Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Medical School, effective July 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Denis Sosyura, NBD Bancorp Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Ross School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2014.

John H. Vandermeer, chair, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-June 30, 2014.

Robert C. Vaughan, Frederick W. and Lois B. Gehring Visiting Professor of Mathematics, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-April 30, 2014.

Dr. Julian Wan, Reed Nesbit Professor of Urology, Medical School, effective July 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.

Administrative appointments

Dr. Kathleen R. Cho, interim chair, Department of Pathology, Medical School, effective July 15.

Daniel A. Crane, change in title to associate dean for faculty and research, Law School, effective July 1, 2013-June 30, 2016.

* Jorge Delva, associate dean for research, School of Social Work, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2016.

* Steven N. Dworkin, director, English Language Institute, LSA, effective July 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2013.

* Katherine B. Gottschalk, assistant dean for financial aid, Law School, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2014.

Deborah L. Gumucio, interim chair, department of cell and developmental biology, Medical School, effective Sept. 1, 2013.

Monica Hakimi, change in title to associate dean for academic programming, Law School, effective July 1, 2013-June 30, 2016.

* Michael R. Kalasinski Jr., assistant dean for finance and administration, School of Public Health, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2016.

* Phyllis D. Meadows, associate dean for practice, School of Public Policy, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2016.

Panos Y. Papalambros, chair, Division of Integrative Systems and Design, College of Engineering, effective July 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2016.

David A. Santacroce, associate dean for experiential education, Law School, effective July 1, 2013-June 30, 2016.

* Douglas E. Van Houweling, associate dean for research and innovation, School of Information (SI), effective Aug. 1, 2013-July 31, 2014.

Elizabeth Yakel, acting associate dean for academic affairs, SI, effective July 1-Dec. 31, 2013.

Dearborn Campus

Jing Zhao, associate dean, College of Arts, Sciences and Letters, effective July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014.

Flint Campus

Robert W. Barnett, interim dean, School of Education and Human Services, effective July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014.

Susan K. Gano-Phillips, interim associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2013-June 30, 2015.

Albert Conway Price, interim dean, College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2013-June 30, 2015.

Roy C. Barnes, associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2013-May 31, 2017.

Retirements

Robert M. Anderson, professor of medical education in the Medical School, effective June 30. Anderson joined the faculty in 1987. His research focused on innovative programs of patient and professional education, the patient empowerment approach to diabetes care, and culturally appropriate programs of diabetes care and education. He conducted more than 25 years of research funded by the National Institutes of Health. He served as director of the Behavioral, Clinical and Health Systems Research Implementation Core of the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center and has served as associate director of the Intervention and Technology Research Core of the Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research since 2011. His awards have included the American Association of Diabetes Educators’ Distinguished Service Award and the American Diabetes Association’s Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award.

Holly K. Craig, professor of education, School of Education, and research professor, Institute for Human Adjustment, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, effective Aug. 31. She joined the faculty in 1980. Craig’s research focused on the causes of chronic academic underachievement, the positive role of strong oral language skills in classroom success, and the assessment and intervention of students with language and learning disabilities. Her research was funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Institutes of Health, and private foundations. Craig authored numerous journal articles and book chapters on the relationship between oral language and literacy. She served as director of the University Center for the Development of Language and Literacy in the Institute for Human Adjustment.

Josef M. Miller, professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery in the Medical School, effective June 30. Miller joined the U-M faculty in 1967, left to join the University of Washington faculty in 1968 and returned to U-M in 1984. A leading authority on hearing sciences, Miller studied the neuroscience of the auditory system, cochlear prosthesis, blood flow to the inner ear, prevention of noise-induced deafness, and the prevention of degeneration and promotion of regrowth of the auditory nerve. He led major research teams funded by the National Institutes of Health Program Project. Miller served as director of the Kresge Hearing Research Institute and director of research for the Department of Otolaryngology. Among his awards were the Regents’ Award for Distinguished Public Service, and the Gold Medal Honor Award from the Prosper Meniere Society.

Jerome O. Nriagu, professor of environmental chemistry in the School of Public Health (SPH) and research professor in the Center for Human Growth and Development, effective July 31. Nriagu joined the faculty in 1993. His research and teaching focused on metals in natural and contaminated environments, environmental justice and the disproportionate exposure of communities to environmental pollutants, and environmental health problems in developing countries. Nriagu served as the editor-in-chief for the Encyclopedia of Environmental Health published in 2011 and the journals Science of the Total Environment and Global Health Perspectives. He served as director of the Environmental Health Sciences Program and as director of the Environmental Quality and Health Program. His awards include the Royal Society of Canada’s Miroslaw Romanowski Medal, a Fulbright Senior Fellowship, and the SPH Excellence in Research Award.

Roger C. Wiggins, professor of internal medicine in the Medical School, effective June 30. Wiggins joined the faculty in 1981. He served as chief of the Division of Nephrology, and is an internationally known scientist in the field of nephrology with expertise in glomerular diseases. Wiggins published 108 peer-reviewed articles, authored 24 book chapters, and served as associate editor for the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, and Clinical Science. His research resulted in a patent for the molecular structure of the glomerular epithelial protein 1. He served on the scientific advisory boards of NephCure and Neptune Consortium for Glomerular Diseases, and as chair of the executive board of Michigan Dialysis Services LLC. Wiggins served on committees including the American Society of Nephrology Program Committee, and the National Institutes of Health Renal Centers Subcommittee.

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