The University of Michigan balances its long-standing commitment to affordability with a focus on providing a world-class education and conducting socially relevant research in the fiscal year 2017 general fund budget approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
The University of Michigan Health System reported positive fiscal year-end results Thursday, with an anticipated 4.2 percent ($129 million) operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $3.1 billion for the U-M Hospitals, Health Centers and the Medical Group.
Investments in financial aid, academic support and faculty support highlight the UM-Dearborn operating budget for fiscal year 2017. The budget was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
The University of Michigan Athletic Department on Thursday presented to the Board of Regents a balanced budget based on operating expenses of $154.8 million for the 2017 fiscal year.
Highlights of the budget, presented by Warde Manuel, the Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics, include:
The University of Michigan Board of Regents on Thursday announced a $17.5 million commitment for cancer research from Madeline and Sidney Forbes of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Roger D. Cone, Ph.D., will serve as the new Mary Sue Coleman Director of the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, effective Sept. 1. His appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
The Board of Regents approved the following items at its meeting Thursday.
University of Michigan developmental psychologist Alison Miller has devoted much of her professional life to investigating health risks in young children and educating parents on how to circumvent and overcome long-lasting health and behavioral issues.
Opportunities for the University of Michigan-Flint's graduate students just got a little bigger.
The Board of Regents on Thursday approved two new graduate programs: a Master of Science in Engineering and a doctoral degree in occupational therapy.
The School of Management at the University of Michigan-Flint will expand this year with two new instructional departments: the Department of Accounting, Finance and International Business, and the Department of Management and Marketing.
The departments were approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
Nine faculty members have received one of the University of Michigan's top honors as Distinguished University Professors.
The appointments were approved by the Board of Regents on Thursday. They are effective Sept. 1.
D. Scott DeRue will be the new Edward J. Frey Dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, effective July 1. His five-year appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
Patricia D. Hurn will serve as the next dean of the University of Michigan School of Nursing, effective Aug. 1. Her five-year appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
The University of Michigan Health System's plans to construct a new 297,000-square-foot health center in Brighton are moving forward with the Board of Regents' approval Thursday of a schematic design and authorization to issue bids and award contracts.
William Greer has been appointed to the newly created position of assistant vice president for research — animal program compliance oversight, in the University of Michigan Office of Research.
The Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure or promotion of faculty on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below in alphabetical order.
An internationally recognized head and neck cancer researcher and faculty leader with a track record in promoting diversity has been named the new executive vice dean for academic affairs for the University of Michigan Medical School.
The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday.
Stephanie J. Rowley has been appointed associate vice president for research — social sciences and humanities in the U-M Office of Research by Vice President for Research Jack Hu.
The three-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective July 1.
The University of Michigan has launched the Monroe-Brown Seed Fund, a new funding vehicle designed to advance the process of transitioning commercially viable engineering and medical research projects to market.