The University Record, June 25, 1997


Regents propose bylaw change
Below is a proposed revision to Regents' Bylaw Section 5.07: Administrative Officers of Other University Units. Deletions are crossed out; there are no additions.

Please send comments to the Secretary of the University by July 8 (2012 Fleming Administration Bldg. 1340), 763-5553.

Regents' Bylaw Section 5.07. Administrative
Officers of Other University Units

Administrative officers of units other than those covered by Sec. 5.06 shall be appointed to the Board on recommendation by the president. They shall perform such administrative duties as are prescribed by the appropriate University authorities. Appointments to such administrative positions are for stated terms, without tenure , and may be terminated upon the request of the appointee for relief from administrative duties or by action of the Board.

CHGD sponsors health and
development grants

The Center for Human Growth and Development (CHGD) invites faculty to submit applications for $5,000--$10,000 awards for research related to the health and development of children who grow up in poverty. Grants will support pilot studies, new research or special analyses of ongoing projects that explore physical health and psychosocial development of children in poor U.S. communities. The application deadline is Oct. 31. Awards will be announced in November. For more information contact Lisa Robinson, 764-2443, or send e-mail to

Dates set for service award events
Service awards events for staff members will be held on the dates listed below. Recipients will receive award order information in August, with invitations to follow. Thirty- and 40-year recipients will be contacted by the Office of Human Resources and Affirmative Action (HR/AA) to set up appointments for pictures.

10 years - Nov. 4 - Open House at Alumni Center

20 years - Nov. 12 - Dinner reception at the Michigan League

30 & 40 years - Nov. 19 - Dinner reception at the Michigan League

For more information, call HR/AA, 763-1284.

League holds retirement reception
for Kenneth Chapman

A retirement reception will be held 11 a.m.--2 p.m. July 1 for Kenneth Chapman, food services worker in the Michigan League. The reception will be held at the Michigan League Buffet. Chapman, recognized as the Outstanding Employee of the Year in 1993, retires after 30 years of service.

Taubman offers U-M Medline classes
The Taubman Medical Library is offering a hands-on workshop on U-M Medline noon--1:30 p.m. Mon. (June 30) and July 15 in University Hospital, Room 2C228. The workshop orients participants to basic and advanced search features of the system. Registration is required. For more information, call 763-2037.

Schubert, Mendelssohn and Brahms exhibit opens at Special Collections Library
The Special Collections Library will display "Glimpses into the Worlds of Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Brahms" through Sept. 20. The exhibit focuses on the lives and works of thesecomposers and performers, and includes autographs, first and early printed editions and title pages from their works. For more information, contact Kathryn Beam, 764-9377.

Registration for summer programs at Yost is under way
Yost Ice Arena has announced its programs for the summer. The registration deadline for the following programs is July 7. For more information, call 764-4600.

Learn-to-Skate: Program runs 1--1:50 p.m. Sundays July 13--Aug. 24. Cost is $49. Helmets are recommended for children under age 8 and required for children under age 5.

Youth Hockey Clinics: Program runs 11 a.m.--12:20 p.m. (session 1) and 12:30-1:50 p.m. (session 2) Saturdays July 12--Aug. 23. Cost is $84 or $12 per meeting. The sessions are open to children ages 6--10 with a 30-player limit per session. Full equipment is required and hockey skate rental is available.

Adult Hockey Clinics: Program runs 7--8:20 a.m. Fridays July 18--Aug. 29. Cost is $49. Full equipment is required and hockey skate rental is available.

Adult Hockey Leagues: Men's and women's leagues for USA Hockey-registered players play Fridays and Saturdays July 19--Aug. 23. Cost is $75 per person or $750 per team. Each team is guaranteed six games, including a first-round playoff game.

M-Stores releases customer survey
M-Stores Computer Procurement Team (CPT) has placed its customer survey on the Web. CPT seeks responses from customers regarding pricing, products and other services. Beginning July 1, the CPT pricing catalog will be available on-line.

M-Stores now provides technical assistance for installations and has a pickup window, open 7:30 a.m.--5 p.m. daily.

To complete the customer survey, or for more information, contact CPT at, or send e-mail to

Mark your calendar
The next Record will be published July 16. Items for the Calendar and Briefings must be received by 5 p.m. July 8.

The Regents will meet at 1 p.m. July 17 and 9:30 a.m. July 18 in the Regents' Room, Fleming Administration Bldg. Agenda items include the 1997-98 budget and tuition rates.

Memorial service set for Griffin
Prof. Emeritus James B. Griffin, longtime director of the Museum of Anthropology, died May 31. The Museum and the Griffin family are hosting a memorial in honor of his life and achievements 3:30-5 p.m. Sat. (June 28) in the East Conference Room, Rackham Bldg. Friends and colleagues who would like to contribute a few words but are unable to attend the memorial should send e-mail to or

U-M-Flint offers dance minor
The U-M-Flint Theatre Department is offering a minor in dance. The minor provides concentrated study in dance technique, history, composition and performance supplemented by elective options in stage lighting, voice and movement, and the fundamentals of music. It is geared toward students majoring in fields other than theater who wish to balance their studies with formal training in dance. For more information, call Kimberly Jones, (810) 762-3230.

Reimbursement accounts cutoffs
To guarantee reimbursement in their July paycheck, Benefit Reimbursement Account participants should submit claims to the Benefits Office (Central Campus), Wolverine Towers G-405, 3003 S. State St., by July 9 for bi-weekly pay periods or July 21 for monthly pay. The Benefit Reimbursement cutoff dates are also available on the Benefits home page ( under "Your Taxes & Benefits."