Office of the Provost
October 12, 2021
More than 20,000 U-M students and 7,000 faculty and staff members across the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses will be surveyed about sustainability and carbon neutrality in October as part of an ongoing initiative.
September 14, 2021
As U-M’s Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative moves forward, the Office of the Provost is inviting proposals for the second round of clusters of new tenure-track faculty whose scholarship focuses on structural racism and racial inequality.
August 25, 2021
Nearly 170 new U-M faculty members gathered virtually Aug. 25 for an orientation event sponsored by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching and the Office of the Provost.
July 15, 2021
Four U-M professors have been named recipients of the University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship, as the university more broadly heads toward the next phase of diversity, equity and inclusion strategic planning.
June 1, 2021
Five faculty members have received 2021 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards for their contributions to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse U-M community.
April 30, 2021
The Office of the Provost has taken the first step toward filling the university’s position of vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer. Robert Sellers will step down from the role at the end of the year.
April 26, 2021
Six faculty projects that involve innovative approaches to improving student learning will be honored next month with Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prizes.
March 22, 2021
Eight new U-M faculty positions have been selected for funding in the first round of the Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative, a three-year effort that will add at least 20 new tenured or tenure-track faculty members.
March 16, 2021
Efforts are underway to expand and coordinate U-M’s support for scholars whose research focuses on anti-racism, racial equity and racial justice through a new Anti-Racism Collaborative.
February 15, 2021
Student evaluations of their 2020 fall term courses and instructors remained consistent with past semesters, despite the many challenges to teaching and learning posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.