Office of the Provost

  1. May 16, 2024

    Friese named vice provost for academic and faculty affairs

    Christopher R. Friese, a national authority in measuring and improving the quality of cancer care delivery, has been named the next vice provost for academic and faculty affairs in the Office of the Provost.

  2. February 15, 2024

    University leaders voice support for academic freedom, denounce threats

    U-M is taking several steps to address growing concerns and experiences of harassment, threats and intimidation against faculty members as a result of their research or academic work.

  3. December 12, 2023

    Grants aim to increase faculty-led education-abroad experiences

    Two new grant programs from the Office of the Provost aim to encourage the development of new faculty-led education-abroad programs at U-M.

  4. November 27, 2023

    Angela Dillard named first vice provost for undergraduate education

    Angela D. Dillard, a longtime professor known for her dedication to undergraduate student success, has been appointed U-M’s inaugural vice provost for undergraduate education.

  5. September 13, 2023

    Pilot coaching program aims to help newly tenured faculty

    Newly tenured faculty have been invited to join the Post-Promotion Academic Career Exploration program to support faculty as they meet new career opportunities and challenges after promotion.

  6. September 7, 2023

    New, expanded roles announced for Arts Initiative leadership

    Provost Laurie McCauley has appointed Mark Clague as interim executive director of the U-M Arts Initiative and expanded Vice Provost Sara Blair’s role to oversee the initiative, reflecting the university’s commitment to arts engagement.

  7. August 23, 2023

    University welcomes new faculty at annual orientation

    University leaders encouraged new faculty members at the annual New Faculty Orientation to engage with those outside their disciplines and explore cross-disciplinary opportunities.

  8. August 2, 2023

    Campuswide orientation for new faculty set for Aug. 23

    A campuswide New Faculty Orientation, designed to help new faculty members prepare for their first year at U-M, will take place Aug. 23 at the Michigan League.

  9. July 20, 2023

    Four named University Diversity and Social Transformation Professors

    Faculty members Paula M. Lantz, Antoinette Louise Toppin, Kyle P. Whyte and Alford A. Young Jr. have been named University Diversity and Social Transformation Professors.

  10. June 21, 2023

    U-M, NIH jointly invest $79M for DEI in biomedical, health sciences

    U-M and the National Institutes of Health will jointly invest $79 million to support and recruit 30 new faculty members to enhance inclusion and equity across the biomedical and health sciences community.