Candidates seeking to fill two seats on the University of Michigan Board of Regents presented their views during a forum Monday on a variety of topics, including college affordability, diversity, academic freedom of the faculty and the relationship among the three U-M campuses.
As the crucial midterm election approaches, the University of Michigan Center for Social Media Responsibility offers media and the public a tool to help monitor the prevalence of fake news on social media through a Platform Health Metric called the Iffy Quotient.
A statewide survey of local officials shows a majority are very confident in their jurisdiction's ability to administer accurate elections. However, those in Michigan's largest cities and townships — which hold nearly half the population — were more likely to report having experienced election-related problems recently.
Regent Denise Ilitch will return to the Board of Regents for a second eight-year term, and challenger Ron Weiser has been elected to fill the other open position on the University of Michigan's governing board.
Candidates running to fill two seats on the University of Michigan Board of Regents presented their views during a forum Monday, and topics ranged from tuition and cost containment to whether U-M should rehang its Final Four banners from the Fab Five era.
Ten candidates, including two incumbents, are vying for two eight-year terms on the University of Michigan Board of Regents in the Nov. 8 election.
Regent Kathy White and fellow Democrat Mike Behm have been elected to fill two eight-year terms on the Board of Regents.
Nine candidates, including an incumbent, are vying for two eight-year terms on the Board of Regents in the Nov. 4 election.