Office of the Provost
November 19, 2020
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.
November 6, 2020
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.
October 27, 2020
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.
October 20, 2020
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.
September 29, 2020
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.
September 8, 2020
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.
August 10, 2020
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.
July 16, 2020
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.
May 1, 2020
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.
April 9, 2020
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.