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October 20, 2018

Office of the Provost

October 10, 2018

Unique Mcubed research funding program begins third cycle

Millions of dollars in seed grants for bold, boundary-crossing work is available to faculty members as U-M launches the third round of Mcubed, a unique funding program that has more than tripled its investment since it launched in 2012.

August 30, 2018

New Faculty Orientation offers lessons, inspiration

From navigating and leveraging student differences in the classroom to using digital tools for student learning, new University of Michigan faculty members learned ways to enhance their teaching and were welcomed as Wolverines at the New Faculty Orientation Aug. 29.

June 15, 2017

Regents approve Martin Philbert as next provost at U-M

Martin Philbert, dean of the School of Public Health, has been named the University of Michigan's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

His appointment is effective Sept. 1, and was approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday.

April 24, 2017

Seven receive 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Seven faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse U-M community have received the 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award from the Office of the Provost.

The recipients are:

• Patricia Coleman-Burns, School of Nursing (Lifetime Achievement Award).

January 27, 2017

Search for next U-M provost now underway

The search for the University of Michigan's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs is officially underway.

President Mark Schlissel has appointed an 11-member search advisory committee, which he will chair. The executive search firm Korn Ferry has been retained to assist with the search.

December 13, 2016

President appoints Paul Courant as interim provost

Paul N. Courant, professor of public policy, economics and information, will serve as interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs as Martha Pollack makes the transition from U-M provost to president of Cornell University in early 2017.

November 14, 2016

Provost Martha Pollack named president at Cornell University

University of Michigan Provost Martha E. Pollack on Monday was named president of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Pollack, who has served as U-M provost since 2013, said she was "humbled and honored" to have been selected to lead Cornell, which she called a private university with a public mission.

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