September 26, 2020

Office of the Provost

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. March 26, 2020

    Regents approve Susan Collins to be interim provost

    Susan M. Collins has been appointed U-M’s interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. She had been serving in an acting capacity since late January.

  7. March 16, 2020

    Work continues on major upgrade to core data network

    A major upgrade is underway to the university’s core data network in the form of a $10.1 million project that kicked off in the fall and is scheduled to be completed in fiscal year 2022.

  8. March 11, 2020

    Philbert removed as provost; Collins to be recommended as interim

    Martin A. Philbert has been removed as executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at U-M. President Mark Schlissel said he will recommend the Board of Regents appoint Acting Provost Susan M. Collins as interim provost.

  9. January 30, 2020

    Susan M. Collins, former Ford School dean, named acting provost

    Susan M. Collins, former dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, has been appointed U-M’s acting provost. She is stepping into the role because of the administrative leave of Provost Martin Philbert.

  10. January 20, 2020

    Distinguished University Professors to present lectures Jan. 28

    Three faculty members who have received one of U-M’s highest honors will discuss their work and answer audience questions during the upcoming Distinguished University Professorship Event.