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September 23, 2018

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June 21, 2018

Christopher Giordano named UM-Flint vice chancellor for student affairs

Christopher M. Giordano has been appointed vice chancellor for student affairs for the University of Michigan-Flint. His appointment was approved by the Board of Regents on June 21 and he will begin Aug. 1.

Giordano follows Barbara Avery, whose appointment in the vice chancellor role is expiring.

June 21, 2018

University names 2019 Henry Russel Lecturer, awardees

Max S. Wicha, a physician-scientist recognized internationally as a leader in cancer stem cell research and immuno-oncology, has been selected as the 2019 Henry Russel Lecturer, considered the university’s highest honor for senior faculty members.

June 12, 2018

New location set for June Board of Regents meeting

The University of Michigan Board of Regents will conduct its monthly meeting June 21 at the Richard L. Postma Family Clubhouse at the U-M Golf Course located across from Crisler Center. The June meeting will begin at 3 p.m.

May 17, 2018

Classes to begin before Labor Day in 2020

Classes at the University of Michigan will begin before Labor Day for the 2020-21 academic year.

The academic year, approved by the Board of Regents during its meeting Thursday, will start Aug. 31 and end with Spring Commencement May 2.

May 17, 2018

New Dance Building approved for North Campus

The Department of Dance within the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance will expand with the construction of a new 24,000-square-foot space on North Campus. The Board of Regents approved the project on May 17.

May 17, 2018

Regents approve faculty promotions

The Board of Regents at its Thursday meeting approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure and/or promotion of faculty on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below by school, in alphabetical order.

March 28, 2018

Praise for the Rogels

The Board of Regents on Thursday renamed the university’s Comprehensive Cancer Center as the Rogel Cancer Center in honor of the generosity of Richard and Susan Rogel. Here is what regents had to say about the Rogels:

March 29, 2018

Regents OK schematic design for Dental School renovation

The School of Dentistry will undergo a major renovation project to create a more welcoming, accessible facility with an improved patient entrance, modern teaching clinics and open, flexible research space.

The Board of Regents approved a schematic design for the work Thursday.

March 29, 2018

Rogels' $150M gift to help Cancer Center transform research, care

Richard and Susan Rogel are on a mission to boost innovative cancer research and develop the next generation of cancer pioneers — and they are committing $150 million to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center to realize that vision.

February 15, 2018

U-M will review sexual misconduct policies and procedures

President Mark Schlissel said Thursday the University of Michigan would engage an outside expert to review its policies and practices to be sure U-M is doing all it can to prevent and respond to reports of sexual misconduct in all aspects of the university community.

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