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December 18, 2017

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December 7, 2017

Second parking structure to be constructed on Wall Street

The university plans to build a second parking structure on Wall Street to accommodate the continued demand for parking.

The $39.5 million project was approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday. Funding will be provided from Logistics, Transportation & Parking resources.

December 7, 2017

Schlissel calls for tax bill that protects student interests

President Mark Schlissel urged elected leaders to pass a tax-reform bill that protects the interests, futures and aspirations of college students and doctoral candidates in his remarks at Thursday's Board of Regents meeting.

December 7, 2017

Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint campuses submit capital outlay requests

The University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses each submitted requests for capital funding and a five-year capital plan to the state of Michigan.

When a project is made possible through capital outlay funding, the cost is allocated between the university and the state of Michigan.

December 7, 2017

Regents approve two senior positions in Student Life

Kambiz Khalili, former associate vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has joined the University of Michigan as associate vice president for student life.

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.

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