Regents Roundup, July 2022

July 26, 2022

The July Board of Regents meeting included the approval of the University Center name change, the 2024-25 academic calendar, personnel actions and campus updates. The meeting took place in St. Ignace, Michigan.

Chancellor Domenico Grasso provided the following updates at the public July 21 meeting:

The Regents approved the following personnel actions:

Reappointments of regular instructional staff and selected academic and administrative staff.

Suzanne L. Bergeron, Helen Mataya Graves Collegiate Professor, CASL, effective September 1, 2022 through April 30, 2023 (also professor of women’s studies, with tenure, and professor of social sciences, with tenure).

Stein Brunvand, associate dean, CEHHS, effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2027 (also professor of education, with tenure).

Sven Morgan, chair, Department of Natural Sciences, CASL, effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025 (also professor ofgeology, with tenure).

Lee S. Redding, interim associate dean, COB, effective September 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 (also Chair, Department of Accounting and Finance, and Associate Professor of Business Economics, with tenure).

Joan C. Remski, chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, CASL, and Letters, effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025 (also professor of mathematics, with tenure).

Karen S. Strandholm, Interim Chair, Department of Management Studies, COB, effective September 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 (also associate dean, and associate professor of strategic management, with tenure).

Armen Zakarian, chair, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, CECS, effective September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023 (also vice provost for research, and professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, with tenure).

Joint or additional appointments or transfers of regular associate or full professors and selected academic and administrative staff.

Francine Banner, chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences, CASL, effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025 (also professor of sociology, with tenure).

Christopher J.F. Burke, chair, Department of Education, CEHHS, effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025 (also associate professor of science education, with tenure).

Lisa A. Martin, chair, Department of Health and Human Services, CEHHS, effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025 (also associate professor of health and human services, with tenure, CEHHS, and professor of college-wide programs, with tenure, CASL).

Yunus E. Zeytuncu, associate dean, CASL, effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025 (also associate professor of mathematics, with tenure).

Committee Appointments

UM-Dearborn College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Executive Committee: Pamela J. Aronson, three-year term, September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2025; Wessam MH. Elmeligi, three-year term, September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2025, and Kelly A. Jabbusch, three-year term, September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2025

UM-Dearborn College of Business Executive Committee: Yi-Su Chen, three-year term, September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2025, and Claudia S. Kocher, three-year term, September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2025.

College of Education, Health, and Human Services Executive Committee: Kim Killu, three-year term, September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2025.

UM-Dearborn College of Engineering and Computer Science Executive Committee: Jie Shen, three-year term, September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2025.

Retirements

Kamalesh Kumar, Professor of Business Administration, with tenure, Department of Management Studies, COB, June 30, 2022.

Rashmi Luthra, Professor of Communications and Composition, Department of Language, Culture and Communication, with tenure, CASL, April 30, 2022.

The university’s 2024-2025 academic calendar was approved.

View the entire Board of Regents’ meeting agenda here.