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December 5, 2016

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October 24, 2016

Five regent candidates make their case at Senate Assembly forum

Candidates running to fill two seats on the University of Michigan Board of Regents presented their views during a forum Monday, and topics ranged from tuition and cost containment to whether U-M should rehang its Final Four banners from the Fab Five era.

October 20, 2016

Regents Roundup — October 2016

Windows to be replaced at Bursley

A $4.9 million project will replace the student room windows original to the construction of Joseph Aldrich and Marguerite Knowlton Bursley Hall with high-performance and energy-efficient units. Housing resources will fund the project that is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2017.

October 20, 2016

UM-Flint creates School of Nursing; first additional school since 1997

The University of Michigan-Flint will add a School of Nursing, creating the fifth school within the university.

The distinction elevates UM-Flint's nursing program to make it more attractive to potential students, better reflect its prominence at UM-Flint and provide expanded opportunities for students and faculty.

October 20, 2016

$10.75 million gift funds depression research at U-M

A transformative donation of $10.75 million to the University of Michigan Depression Center will help accelerate development of personalized treatments that are necessary to conquer clinical depression, bipolar disorder and related illnesses.

October 20, 2016

University maintains strong financial position

The financial position of the University of Michigan remains strong, according to the fiscal year 2016 consolidated financial statements, adopted Thursday by the Board of Regents.

October 20, 2016

U-M endowment provides strong support for campus operations

The University of Michigan's long-term investment strategy continues to provide a steady stream of endowment funding, with fiscal year 2016 distributions to the general fund exceeding $300 million for the first time. The total value of the endowment stood at $9.7 billion at the close of the fiscal year, June 30.

October 20, 2016

U-M will expand medical discovery space through $78.5M project

Eight years ago this month, silence fell over a vast pharmaceutical research campus in northeast Ann Arbor.

But today, it's a bustling part of the University of Michigan, which has spent recent years putting its laboratories, offices and event spaces back to good use.

October 17, 2016

Four recommended for honorary degrees at Winter Commencement

A legendary jazz double bassist, a philanthropist to the visual and performing arts, a renowned global health leader and an innovator in medical education are scheduled to receive honorary degrees at Winter Commencement 2016 on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus.

September 26, 2016

Revision to Regents' Bylaws proposed

A revision to the University of Michigan Board of Regents' Bylaws has been proposed and is now being posted for public comment.

This bylaw amendment changes the title of the vice president for global communications and strategic initiatives to the vice president for communications.

September 23, 2016

U-M donors gave a record amount in FY 2016

More than 125,000 donors made gifts to the university totaling $440.7 million in cash and pledge payments during fiscal year 2016, the highest total of any fiscal year, says Vice President for Development Jerry May.  

September 15, 2016

Regents praise President Mark Schlissel's work

President Mark Schlissel has exceeded expectations and advanced the university's global reputation, according to the Board of Regents, which awarded him a 3 percent salary increase at its meeting Thursday.

September 15, 2016

University to launch campuswide diversity strategic plan Oct. 6

The University of Michigan will roll out its new campuswide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategic plan during a daylong launch Oct. 6.

President Mark Schlissel spoke enthusiastically about the launch at Thursday's Board of Regents meeting.

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