October 31, 2020

administration

  1. September 17, 2020

    Ilitch says regents hear campus community’s concerns

    The Board of Regents expressed its support for President Mark Schlissel and said the university will continue to listen and respond to concerns from the community during the current challenging time. Speaking on behalf of the full board at its Sept. 17 meeting, Chair Denise Ilitch said the regents appreciate the ongoing efforts to keep…
  2. September 17, 2020

    Statement by Board of Regents Chair Denise Ilitch at Sept. 17 meeting

    People are concerned and frightened. The Board hears this, the administration hears this. We know the University needs to communicate better and do better. Over the previous few weeks, we’ve heard from stakeholders during these unprecedented times, students, faculty, administration, staff, GEO, RAs, parents and our community as a whole. We’ve heard your concerns, and we…
  3. July 16, 2020

    Susan Collins approved as university’s next provost

    Susan M. Collins, a public policy and economics professor and former Ford School dean who had been U-M’s interim provost, has been named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs through June 30, 2022.

  4. July 15, 2020

    VP for Government Relations Cynthia Wilbanks announces year-end retirement

    Cynthia H. Wilbanks, who has served as U-M’s vice president for government relations and directed its relationships at the local, state and federal levels for 22 years, will retire at year’s end.

  5. March 26, 2020

    Regents Roundup — March 2020

    Other items approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting March 26 meeting.

  6. March 26, 2020

    Regents approve Susan Collins to be interim provost

    Susan M. Collins has been appointed U-M’s interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. She had been serving in an acting capacity since late January.

  7. March 11, 2020

    Philbert removed as provost; Collins to be recommended as interim

    Martin A. Philbert has been removed as executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at U-M. President Mark Schlissel said he will recommend the Board of Regents appoint Acting Provost Susan M. Collins as interim provost.

  8. January 30, 2020

    Susan M. Collins, former Ford School dean, named acting provost

    Susan M. Collins, former dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, has been appointed U-M’s acting provost. She is stepping into the role because of the administrative leave of Provost Martin Philbert.

  9. October 10, 2019

    Search underway for next vice president for student life

    President Mark Schlissel has appointed a 17-member advisory committee and launched the search for U-M’s next vice president for student life. 

  10. September 19, 2019

    Paul Erickson named director of Clements Library

    Paul Erickson has been appointed the Randolph G. Adams Director of the Clements Library at the William L. Clements Library. His five-year appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2020.