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January 18, 2017


February 19, 2015

Dr. Theodore Lawrence to direct Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Theodore S. Lawrence, has been named the director of the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Board of Regents approved the appointment Thursday. Lawrence succeeds Dr. Max S. Wicha, who founded the center 27 years ago.

February 19, 2015

Regents OK schematic for Intramural Sports Building renovation

The Intramural Sports Building, the oldest university recreational sports facility in the country, will get much-needed updates to its critical infrastructure, along with renovations that will enable the building to deliver on the recreational needs of new generations of users.

February 19, 2015

Chemistry professor will become next Rackham dean

Carol Fierke, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, will serve as dean of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies and vice provost for academic affairs-graduate studies beginning Sept. 1.

February 15, 2015

Kevin Hegarty appointed executive VP and chief financial officer

This article has been updated with information from the Feb. 19 Board of Regents meeting.

Kevin P. Hegarty, a longtime financial leader at the University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed U-M's next executive vice president and chief financial officer.

December 18, 2014

Capital outlay requests submitted to the state

The U-M 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 18, 2014

Martha Pollack will serve an additional three years as U-M provost

Martha E. Pollack, the university's provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, will serve in that role through June 30, 2018. The extension of her appointment for an additional three years was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

November 20, 2014

School of Public Health adds nutrition department

Citing growing student interest and an increasing national emphasis on nutrition as a key to good health, the Board of Regents on Thursday approved a School of Public Health request to establish a new Department of Nutritional Sciences.  

November 20, 2014

Regents will have January strategic session

The Board of Regents is canceling its formal session in January and will instead have a strategic session to focus on the future of higher education. The session will be in Ann Arbor.

November 20, 2014

Regents Roundup — November 2014

The Board of Regents meeting Thursday in the Michigan Union was adjourned for public safety reasons, according to a statement read by President Mark Schlissel.


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