September 15, 2021
U-M’s ADVANCE Program has been vigorously spearheading an interdisciplinary effort to boost faculty diversity and excellence through recruitment efforts.
August 30, 2021
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.
August 9, 2021
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.
July 19, 2021
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.
July 15, 2021
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.
August 29, 2020
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.
August 13, 2020
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.
May 28, 2020
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.
May 21, 2020
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.
May 15, 2020
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.