July 13, 2020


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. March 26, 2020

    Regents Roundup — March 2020

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

  5. March 17, 2020

    Three faculty members elected to SACUA after e-vote

    J. Caitlin Finlayson, Allen P. Liu and Kentaro Toyama have been elected to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, the executive arm of U-M’s central faculty governance system.

  6. March 16, 2020

    Biosciences Initiative offering final round of two funding sources

    U-M’s Biosciences Initiative has issued its third and final request for applications in two categories of funding that seek high-impact research projects from U-M faculty to solve biosciences problems.

  7. February 20, 2020

    Faculty group recommends streamlined tenure dismissal process

    A faculty working group is recommending U-M policies governing the dismissal of tenured faculty should be amended to “improve efficiency, reduce ambiguity and … ensure fairness, transparency and due process.”

  8. January 23, 2020

    Faculty members share concerns, questions about tenure rules

    Faculty members said university policies that guide the dismissal of tenured faculty should be revised to streamline the review process but should not include proposed measures to suspend pay for certain accused faculty.

  9. December 13, 2019

    Faculty group reviewing tenure rules plans town halls, online survey

    A faculty working group tasked with recommending changes to U-M’s policies that cover dismissal of tenured faculty will launch two initiatives across all three campuses in January to gather additional faculty input.

  10. October 7, 2019

    Faculty group to consider changes to tenure-removal bylaws

    A working group of nine professors across U-M’s three campuses has begun the process of recommending revisions to policies that cover dismissal of tenured faculty.