Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

  1. July 15, 2022

    Watkins-Hayes recommended as interim Ford School dean

    Provost Laurie McCauley is recommending Celeste M. Watkins-Hayes, associate dean for academic affairs, as the interim dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

  2. June 16, 2022

    U-M helps launch review of government financial data standards

    A pilot project involving U-M and others is exploring whether a new fiscal reporting mechanism for governmental entities can help create transparency — and prevent future financial crises.

  3. May 31, 2022

    Survey looks at online government meeting quality, service disparities

    More than half of Michigan’s local officials say that moving government meetings online during the pandemic decreased the overall quality of such gatherings, according to a U-M survey.

  4. May 10, 2022

    Public school investment reduces adult crime, study shows

    Increased investment in public schools pays off through reductions in adult crime, according to a new U-M study from the Ford School’s Education Policy Initiative.

  5. April 15, 2022

    Ford School’s Barr to be nominated as Fed’s top banking regulator

    Michael Barr, dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, is President Joe Biden’s intended nominee for vice chair for supervision of the Federal Reserve, the White House has announced.

  6. April 11, 2022

    Secretary of State, senator to share thoughts on Ukraine war

    The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will host a virtual event April 14 examining the domestic and foreign policy implications of the war in Ukraine.

  7. March 29, 2022

    Series to explore racialized health, economic disparities from COVID-19

    The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy is kicking off a virtual event series with a discussion about the local impact of safety nets on communities of color during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. March 17, 2022

    Local government leaders support recycling, as state falls behind

    Many Michigan local leaders report recycling is somewhat or very important to their community members, with 65% of officials from the state’s largest jurisdictions saying recycling issues are very important.

  9. March 7, 2022

    Democracy in Crisis series features insights from journalists

    U-M’s Democracy in Crisis series will feature four award-winning journalists sharing their insights into the forces threatening and protecting democratic structures and systems.

  10. March 7, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.