November 26, 2020

Office of the Provost

  1. November 19, 2020

    Questions added to course evaluations amid ongoing pandemic

    The Office of the Provost is urging academic units to “be mindful and explicit about the context of the term,” when using fall term course evaluations in teaching personnel considerations.

  2. November 6, 2020

    Winter term plans grounded in campus engagement efforts

    U-M leaders met with students, faculty and staff to inform and shape plans for the winter term, learning what went well in the fall and what did not.

  3. October 27, 2020

    Public safety task force nominations open until Nov. 5

    The Office of the Provost is soliciting nominations for U-M campus community members to serve on a new task force on public safety. Those interested in joining the task force are asked to apply via an online form by 5 p.m. Nov. 5.

  4. October 20, 2020

    University to launch several new anti-racism initiatives

    U-M will launch several new anti-racism initiatives, and enhance a number of existing ones, as part of a national reckoning on race and as deep-rooted structural inequities in American life have been magnified.

  5. September 29, 2020

    U-M leaders to launch weekly COVID-19 video briefing

    President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan M. Collins are launching a weekly COVID-19 briefing at 1 p.m. every Friday to keep members of the U-M community up-to-date on news and information related to the pandemic.  

  6. September 8, 2020

    Seven honored with Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards

    Seven faculty members who have contributed to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse U-M community received 2020 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards from the Office of the Provost.

  7. August 10, 2020

    Virtual campuswide New Faculty Orientation set for Aug. 26

    A campuswide New Faculty Orientation, designed to introduce all new faculty to the University of Michigan, will take place virtually on Aug. 26, from 9-11:30 a.m., via Zoom webinar.

  8. July 16, 2020

    Susan Collins approved as university’s next provost

    Susan M. Collins, a public policy and economics professor and former Ford School dean who had been U-M’s interim provost, has been named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs through June 30, 2022.

  9. May 1, 2020

    Committees to prepare for fall semester amid COVID-19

    The Office of the Provost has convened several faculty and staff committees that have been charged with developing recommendations for how the university will operate in the fall.

  10. April 9, 2020

    Course evaluation process evolves in response to COVID-19

    Given the significant changes in U-M class instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of the Provost will modify student course evaluations for the 2020 winter term that ends April 21.