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November 18, 2017

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October 19, 2017

Regents Roundup — October 2017

The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday.

Ann Arbor campus Faculty appointments with tenure

Chang Hwan Kim, professor of pathology, Medical School, effective Dec. 18. 

October 19, 2017

U-M endowment rebounds to $10.9B with 13.8 percent return

New investments through the Victors for Michigan fundraising campaign and a strong rate of return on investments pushed the market value of the University of Michigan endowment to $10.9 billion at the end of the 2017 fiscal year. A year ago, the endowment was valued at $9.7 billion.

October 19, 2017

Yost Arena ice rink named to honor longtime hockey coach Red Berenson

Red Berenson was honored for his 33 seasons of coaching Michigan ice hockey Thursday when the rink inside Yost Arena was officially named the Red Berenson Rink at Yost Ice Arena.

The Board of Regents approved an addition to the historic arena's naming structure at its monthly meeting, which took place on the UM-Flint campus.

September 14, 2017

Victors for Michigan campaign reports record-breaking year

More than 130,000 donors gave a record-breaking $476 million in cash gifts and pledge payments in the fiscal year that ended June 30.

That was the year-end report Sept. 14 from Vice President for Development Jerry May, who provided an update on the Victors for Michigan campaign during a Board of Regents meeting.

July 20, 2017

Christina Olsen named director of U-M Museum of Art

Christina Olsen, director of the Williams College Museum of Art in Massachusetts, has been named the new director of the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Her five-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective Oct. 30.

June 28, 2017

Revisions proposed for Regents' Bylaws

Revisions to the University of Michigan Board of Regents' Bylaws have been proposed and are now being posted for public comment.

The bylaw amendments incorporate changes regarding the composition of the executive committee for the College of Pharmacy, and housekeeping language in a list of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

June 15, 2017

Behm to chair Board of Regents; Richner named vice chair

Regent Michael Behm will serve as the next chair of the Board of Regents for a one-year term beginning July 1. Regent Andrew Richner was named vice chair when President Mark Schlissel announced the positions at Thursday's monthly board meeting.

June 15, 2017

Michigan Medicine reports strong financial results, growth

Michigan Medicine reported positive fiscal year-end results Thursday, with an anticipated 5.6 percent — or $210 million — operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $3.7 billion for the University of Michigan Health System.

Michigan Medicine's UMHS includes three hospitals, 125 clinics and the U-M Medical Group.

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