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April 28, 2017


February 18, 2016

Lori Ploutz-Snyder named dean of the School of Kinesiology

Lori Ploutz-Snyder, a senior scientist with the Universities Space Research Association at the NASA Johnson Space Center, will serve as the next dean of the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology.

Her five-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective July 1.

February 18, 2016

Alec Gallimore appointed dean of the College of Engineering

Alec D. Gallimore, associate dean in the College of Engineering, has been appointed the Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering at the University of Michigan.

His appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective July 1 and runs through June 30, 2021.

February 15, 2016

President recommends new VP for information technology

Update: The Board of Regents approved this position at its Feb. 18 meeting.

President Mark Schlissel is recommending the creation of the new position of vice president for information technology and chief information officer for the University of Michigan.

December 17, 2015

A history of support

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has supported UM-Flint from its inception. In all, the foundation has granted more than $92 million to U-M for projects at its Flint and Ann Arbor campuses. These funds have supported various projects, programs and initiatives, as well as major capital improvements.

December 17, 2015

Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint campuses ask state for capital funds

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 17, 2015

S. Jack Hu named vice president for research

S. Jack Hu has been appointed vice president for research at the University of Michigan. His three-year appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

November 19, 2015

Regents will have January retreat

The Board of Regents is canceling its formal session in January and will instead have a strategic session to focus on a variety of issues. The retreat will be in Detroit.


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