The Athletic Department will have a balanced budget in fiscal year 2016 based on operating revenues of $153.6 million and operating expenses of $153.6 million. The budget was presented to the Board of Regents on Thursday.
Highlights of the projected 2015-16 operating budget are as follows:
New facilities for nearly two-thirds of U-M student athletes took another step forward Thursday as the Board of Regents approved the schematic design for the Athletics South Competition and Performance project.
President Mark Schlissel said Thursday he has accepted the comprehensive review of in-game player safety procedures in the university's Athletic Department.
Another long winter is nearly done. You're ready for fun, and so is the family.
So shake off those winter blues and explore activities available on campus. See a live music or theater performance, a new museum exhibit, or bring the family to campus to see student athletes compete.
A pilot program designed to raise awareness and encourage discussion about mental health issues among student-athletes at the University of Michigan has been met with an overwhelmingly positive response, a U-M team told the NCAA on Thursday.
• Seven-year contract, $5 million annually with 10 percent increases after years three and five.
• Incentive payments based on performance related to Big Ten championships, bowl appearances, coaching awards and team academic performance:
Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett announced Tuesday that former Wolverine quarterback and San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has been hired as the 20th coach in U-M football history.
Harbaugh becomes the sixth former Michigan player to be named the leader of college football's winningest program.
Ambassador Ronald N. Weiser and Eileen L. Weiser have made a $50 million gift to the University of Michigan.
Today, I informed Brady Hoke that he will not be returning as our football coach next year.
Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett announced Tuesday that Brady Hoke will not be returning as football coach next season.
Two hours after his interview as a Rhodes Scholar finalist, mechanical engineering master's student David Moore and his fellow nominees were called into a room at a Chicago conference center. Out of a dozen people, only two would win the prestigious awards. It was finally time to find out who.
Three faculty members who interact with various aspects of the student-athlete experience at U-M shared insights into that process with members of the university's faculty governance system Monday.
President Mark Schlissel said Tuesday he wanted to clarify his comments regarding student-athletes, the athletics department and their focus on academics and rules compliance. He said it became clear that his remarks during a faculty governance meeting Monday did not provide the full picture of the situation.
President Mark Schlissel announced Friday that he was appointing James Hackett, the recently retired chief executive officer of Michigan-based Steelcase Inc., as interim athletic director for the university.
The Board of Regents extends its gratitude to Dave Brandon for his years of service as the university's athletic director. We recognize Dave's unwavering commitment to our student athletes and coaches. He leaves the athletic department on firm financial footing and with greatly improved facilities for our student athletes.
Good afternoon and thank you for coming.
This morning I accepted the resignation of Athletic Director David Brandon.
Thank you President Schlissel.
I appreciate those kind remarks. I would like to make a few specific comments.
First, I'd like to thank Dave Brandon for his commitment to Michigan.
A video opens with a young couple sitting in a car. The woman turns to the man and in a gentle, reassuring voice says, "This doesn't change who you are. And this is something a lot of people go through."
Perhaps no truer words than her last sentence have been spoken when it comes to students and mental health, experts say.
U-M students will pay less for season football tickets next year and facility rental fees will be eliminated for student groups with a charitable focus as part of a collaborative agreement announced Thursday between Central Student Government and Michigan Athletics.
President Mark Schlissel said he was "deeply disappointed" with the athletic department's initial response and handling of quarterback Shane Morris' mild concussion, but he also said he would focus on four key goals as he takes the time to understand the broader issues affecting athletics.