These items were approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Friday:
Design for Moore Building renovation and addition approved
The Board of Regents approved the design for the Earl V. Moore Building Renovation and Brehm Pavilion project, and authorized increasing the project budget from $23.27 million to $24.32 million to accommodate an additional 4,600 square feet of mechanical space.
The project will renovate approximately 28,000 gross square feet in the Moore Building to increase the number, size, and quality of practice rooms for the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. An approximately 34,000-gross-square-foot addition to the Moore Building named the Brehm Pavilion will include three classrooms, a large lecture hall, a jazz and percussion suite, labs for class piano, a large rehearsal hall, lobby and support spaces, and shelled space for future use.
The project is being funded from investment proceeds and gifts and is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2015.
Officer Education Programs to be relocated
A project was approved to renovate approximately 15,000 gross square feet of space within the Chemistry Building and Willard Henry Dow Laboratory and 6,000 gross square feet in the Alexander G. Ruthven Museums Building to accommodate the relocation of the university’s Army, Navy, and Air Force Officer Education Programs from North Hall.
The $4 million project will be funded from investment proceeds and is scheduled to be completed next spring.
New graduate residences get final approval
The Board of Regents authorized issuing bids and awarding construction contracts for the Munger Graduate Residences project. The new eight-story building will accommodate approximately 630 students in an apartment-style layout.
A gift and Housing resources will fund the $185 million project that is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2015.
Ann Arbor campus
Faculty appointments and promotions with tenure:
Dr. Michael J. Brenner, associate professor of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, Medical School, effective Oct. 1.
Dr. Vivian G. Cheung, professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases, effective Oct. 1.
D. Scott DeRue, professor of management and organizations, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, effective Sept. 1.
Alex Kuzmich, professor of physics, LSA, effective Jan. 1.
Michael M. Bernitsas*, Mortimer E. Cooley Collegiate Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, CoE, effective Jan. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2018.
Charles L. Brooks III, Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Chemistry, LSA, effective Sept. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.
Dr. Vivian G. Cheung, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of Pediatric Research, Medical School, effective Oct. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.
R. Paul Drake*, Henry S. Carhart Collegiate Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, CoE, effective Jan. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2018.
Hosagrahar V. Jagadish*, Bernard A. Galler Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, CoE, effective Jan. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2018.
Aradhna J. Krishna*, Dwight F. Benton Professor of Marketing, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, effective April 1, 2014-Aug. 31, 2018.
Mark J. Kushner*, George I. Haddad Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, CoE, effective Jan. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2018.
Noel C. Perkins*, Donald T. Greenwood Collegiate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, CoE, effective Jan. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2018.
Anthony M. Waas*, Felix W. Pawlowski Collegiate Professor of Aerospace Engineering, CoE, effective Jan. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2018.
Maria Castro, R.C. Schneider Collegiate Professor, Medical School, effective Oct. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.
Dr. Isaac R. Francis, Melvyn T. Korobkin, M.D. Collegiate Professor of Radiology, Medical School, effective Oct. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.
Dr. Hugh J. L. Garton, Richard C. Schneider Professor of Neurosurgery, Medical School, effective Oct. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.
Robert E. Grese, Theodore Roosevelt Professor of Ecosystem Management, School of Natural Resources and Environment, effective Oct. 1, 2013-Sept. 30, 2018.
Dr. Pedro Lowenstein, Richard Schneider Collegiate Professor, Medical School, effective Oct. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.
Nicholas W. Lukacs, Godfrey Dorr Stobbe Professor of Research, Medical School, effective Oct. 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2018.
Regina Morantz-Sanchez, Richard Hudson Research Professor of History, LSA, effective Jan. 1, 2014-May 31, 2014.
J. P. Dessel, Louis and Helen Pandos Visiting Professor of Judaic Studies, LSA, effective Jan. 1, 2014-May 31, 2014.
Allon Goldberg, associate professor of physical therapy, School of Health Professions and Studies, effective Jan. 1, 2014.
Greg Tewksbury, vice chancellor for business and finance, Office of the Chancellor, effective Nov. 1.
Dr. Beverly J. Fauman, clinical associate professor of psychiatry in the Medical School, effective Sept. 30. She served on U-M’s faculty from 1979-82, and returned in 1999. Fauman’s scholarly and clinical work focused on psychiatry emergency services, medical education, and student health services. She authored and co-authored numerous books, book chapters, and peer-reviewed research articles. Fauman was appointed director of U-M’s House Officer Mental Health Program in 2003. She was actively involved in professional societies and was elected fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists. She also received the Janssen Award from the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry.
Theresa S. Foley, clinical assistant professor of nursing in the School of Nursing, effective Aug. 31. A leading authority on psychiatric nursing, Foley studied the treatment of victims of sexual assault and abuse, long-term outcomes related trauma, and mental health nursing within correctional settings. She co-authored, with Marilyn A. Davies, the monograph “RAPE: Nursing Care of Victims (1983),” which received the American Journal of Nursing’s Book of the Year Award. She is a nationally recognized expert witness in court cases that involve sexual and physical abuse and victimization. Foley’s work also explored the implementation of the Initiative for Excellence in Clinical Education, Practice & Scholarship.
Harry W. Sargous, professor of music (oboe) in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, effective March 31. Sargous joined the faculty in 1982. He was principal oboist with several orchestras including the Kansas City Philharmonic and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and was soloist in Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Zwillich’s Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra with the Ann Arbor Symphony in 1988. Sargous produced numerous recordings including two solo releases, which received audience and critical acclaim. His interdisciplinary collaborations with the Department of Media and Music Technology explored traditional and contemporary performance possibilities for the oboe. Sargous provided exemplary instruction to a generation of students.