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July 18, 2019

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June 20, 2019

Brian Smith named associate vice president for finance

Brian T. Smith has been named associate vice president for finance for the University of Michigan.

His appointment, effective July 15, was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents. Smith succeeds Nancy Hobbs, who retired from the university last November.

June 20, 2019

Anne Curzan to become dean of LSA effective Sept. 1

Anne Curzan, associate dean for the humanities and a recognized expert in language and linguistics, has been appointed dean of LSA, the University of Michigan’s largest academic unit.

Her appointment, approved June 20 by the Board of Regents, is effective Sept. 1 and runs through June 30, 2024.

June 15, 2017

Regents approve Martin Philbert as next provost at U-M

Martin Philbert, dean of the School of Public Health, has been named the University of Michigan's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

His appointment is effective Sept. 1, and was approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday.

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.

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.

June 19, 2014

Regents approve two key appointments by provost

Editor's note: This story has been updated from a previous version.

Kedra Ishop, a veteran university admissions official who has been director of admissions at The University of Texas-Austin since 2009, has been appointed to the new position of associate vice president for enrollment management.

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