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July 15, 2015

Michigan Athletics agreement with Nike worth $169M to U-M

The University of Michigan stands to receive $169 million in cash and apparel through its agreement making Nike the university's official provider of athletic footwear, apparel and equipment, according to the athletic department.

June 18, 2015

Michigan Athletics presents fiscal 2016 budget to regents

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:

March 9, 2015

Cabin fever? Some suggestions for things to do on campus

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.

December 30, 2014

Major contract terms for head football coach Jim Harbaugh

• 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:

December 30, 2014

Jim Harbaugh named 20th head football coach at U-M

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.

November 24, 2014

Engineering student, former swim captain is Rhodes Scholar

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.

November 11, 2014

President Schlissel clarifies his SACUA comments on athletics

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.

October 31, 2014

Statement from the U-M Board of Regents

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.

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