1. September 15, 2021

    U-M ADVANCE works to improve faculty diversity through hiring

    U-M’s ADVANCE Program has been vigorously spearheading an interdisciplinary effort to boost faculty diversity and excellence through recruitment efforts.

  2. August 30, 2021

    Faculty members approach new year with guarded sense of hope

    After a year-and-a-half of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, students, faculty and staff have returned to U-M awash in hope for a more normal school year.

  3. August 9, 2021

    Virtual campuswide New Faculty Orientation set for Aug. 25

    A campuswide New Faculty Orientation, designed to introduce all new faculty members to U-M, will take place virtually from 9-11:45 a.m. Aug. 25, via Zoom.

  4. July 19, 2021

    Faculty survey supports mandatory COVID-19 vaccination at U-M

    A majority of faculty members who answered a survey about mandatory COVID-19 vaccination at U-M believe the vaccine should be required for all students, faculty and staff, with limited medical and religious exemptions.

  5. July 15, 2021

    Revised policy adds process for revoking emeritus status

    The university has revised its policy on emeritus and emerita status for retired faculty members to include, for the first time, a process to revoke that status for misconduct or other compelling circumstances.

  6. August 29, 2020

    Some faculty members voice concerns about fall semester

    Some faculty members said during a Faculty Senate meeting that the U-M’s COVID-19 pandemic response plans for the fall semester are inefficient and not transparent enough. They want a shift to all-virtual instruction.

  7. August 13, 2020

    Schlissel to faculty: Despite pandemic, U-M’s commitment has not wavered

    President Mark Schlissel told faculty during a virtual town hall that even though the fall semester will look different this year, U-M’s commitment to education, research and patient care has not wavered.  

  8. May 28, 2020

    U-M leaders address fall semester, other pandemic issues with faculty, staff

    University leaders say they plan to announce a decision regarding U-M’s fall semester by the end of June, while continuing to examine how the university pursues its mission under the cloud of the coronavirus pandemic.

  9. May 21, 2020

    Regents approve overhaul of dismissal policies for tenured faculty

    The Board of Regents have revised two Regents’ Bylaws to streamline policies governing the dismissal of tenured faculty. Changes affect procedures for dismissal, demotion or terminal appointment, and severance pay.

  10. May 15, 2020

    Faculty Perspective: Keep tenure protections robust

    Kentaro Toyama, W.K. Kellogg Professor of Community Information at the School of Information, shares his concerns about some of the proposed changes to Regents’ Bylaws 5.09 and 5.10.