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July 15, 2018


August 12, 2016

Revisions to Regents' Bylaws proposed

Revisions to the University of Michigan Board of Regents' Bylaws have been proposed and are now being posted for public comment.

These bylaw amendments incorporate changes presented at prior meetings of the Board of Regents, and updated procedures.

July 21, 2016

Michigan Union to undergo extensive renovation

The university's iconic Michigan Union will undergo its most extensive renovation since it opened in 1919. The renovation project was approved by the Board of Regents on Thursday.

The $85.2 million project will create social space on the main level by enclosing the courtyard, and expand and improve lounge and study spaces.

July 21, 2016

International Institute named an instructional unit

The University of Michigan International Institute has been named an instructional unit, allowing it to work with departments to establish joint appointments with part-time effort from existing and new faculty.

July 11, 2016

Proposed Regents' Ordinance revision focuses on aerial drone use

(Update: This proposal was approved at the July 21 Board of Regents meeting.)

The University of Michigan is proposing a revision to the Regents’ Ordinance to address the use of unmanned aerial systems – better known as drones – on or above the Ann Arbor campus.

June 16, 2016

Bernstein to chair Board of Regents; Behm named vice chair

Regent Mark Bernstein will serve as the next chair of the Board of Regents for a one-year term beginning July 1. Regent Michael Behm was named vice chair when the appointments were announced Thursday by Regent Shauna Ryder Diggs at the board's monthly meeting.

June 16, 2016

U-M budget underscores affordability, multidisciplinary initiatives

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.

June 16, 2016

U-M Health System reports strong financial results, growth

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.

June 16, 2016

Athletics presents fiscal year 2017 budget

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:

June 16, 2016

Roger Cone named director of Life Sciences Institute

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.

May 19, 2016

Childhood obesity research among U-M projects in West Michigan

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.

May 19, 2016

UM-Flint adds two new graduate programs

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.


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