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October 16, 2014

Endowment has quadrupled during life of Investment Office

In the 15 years since the Board of Regents established an Investment Office to manage the university endowment, the total endowment has nearly quadrupled to $9.7 billion and distributions in support of campus operations have topped $3 billion.

September 18, 2014

Campus geared up quickly for large freshman class

Provost Martha Pollack said Thursday the Ann Arbor campus moved quickly over the summer to add class sections, hire additional instructors and secure housing for a larger-than-expected freshman class.

September 18, 2014

Regents OK Athletics South Competition and Performance Project

The Board of Regents Sept. 18 approved the Athletics South Competition and Performance Project, located along South State Street on the Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus. This project addresses needs identified at the launch of the athletic department’s portion of the Victors for Michigan campaign last fall.

September 18, 2014

Regents approve renovations to Intramural Sports Building

The Intramural Sports Building, a heritage structure on the U-M campus and the iconic heart of the Department of Recreational Sports, will undergo a comprehensive renovation. The Board of Regents approved the project Thursday.

September 18, 2014

U-M Health System plans operating room expansion

To meet the growing demand for high-quality surgical care, the U-M Health System will renovate its surgical suites to create four new operating rooms in University Hospital.

September 10, 2014

Nominations sought for honorary degree recipients

The valuable contributions that people from outside the U-M community make to better the world are important to consider and to recognize.

That is why President Mark S. Schlissel is encouraging members of the university community to nominate worthy individuals for consideration by the university's Honorary Degree Committee.

July 17, 2014

Fireworks denied for two football games

Football fans will see not fireworks displays during home football games against Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 13 and Penn State on Oct. 11. A request for the use of fireworks at Michigan Stadium for those games was denied Thursday by the Board of Regents.

July 17, 2014

Schlissel notes U-M's academic excellence in first board remarks

President Mark S. Schlissel got a round of applause Thursday when he started the Board of Regents meeting saying, "Welcome to our July Board of Regents meeting and my first as president of the University of Michigan. It feels really good to say that."

July 17, 2014

Alumni gifts help fund new U-M Golf Course clubhouse

Although both are U-M alumni, neither Rich Postma nor Mary Petrovich played varsity golf while at the University of Michigan. But the sport of golf has played a pivotal role in both of their lives.

July 17, 2014

Dennison Building to be renovated for academic centers, institutes

The university will invest $49 million to transform the Dennison Building into academic centers and institute offices.

A complete renovation of the 106,000-square-foot, 10-story, high-rise section of the building was approved by the Board of Regents during its meeting Thursday.

July 17, 2014

Tisch family members continue tradition of support

Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch of New York have made a $5 million gift to the University of Michigan, continuing a long relationship and history of support begun by Jonathan Tisch’s parents.

July 17, 2014

U-M initiative transforming what it means to 'go to court'

The University of Michigan is spearheading development of what is believed to be first-of-its-kind technology to help people who have been charged with minor offenses interact with courts online, without needing to hire an attorney.                    

June 19, 2014

White to chair Board of Regents; Ryder Diggs named vice chair

Regent Katherine White will serve as the next chair of the Board of Regents for a one-year term beginning July 1. Regent Shauna Ryder Diggs was named vice chair when the appointments were announced June 19 by Regent Andrea Fischer Newman at the board's monthly meeting.

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