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.
March 26, 2020
Other items approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting March 26 meeting.
March 17, 2020
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.
March 16, 2020
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.
February 20, 2020
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.”
January 23, 2020
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.