Provost's Office

  1. May 13, 2024

    U-M launches faculty survey on threats and harassment

    The university is seeking input from Ann Arbor campus faculty members in a confidential, online survey to gauge experiences with threats or harassment related to their academic work, teaching or research.

  2. February 22, 2024

    Provost’s seminar focuses on first-year student success

    More than 130 faculty, staff and administrators gathered for the winter semester’s Provost’s Seminar on Teaching to discuss strategies for helping first-year students.

  3. June 13, 2023

    U-M, Detroit forge closer ties through grants, partnerships

    Eight new initiatives designed to forge connections between U-M and the Detroit community have been selected to receive more than $110,000 from the 2023 Engage Detroit Workshops grant program.

  4. December 6, 2022

    Seminar explores post-pandemic learning and teaching

    Faculty, staff and administrators discussed how experiences from the past three years will affect learning, grading and student well-being in the future during the fall Provost’s Seminar on Teaching.

  5. November 15, 2021

    Staff excellence award returns with twice the recognition

    The Candace J. Johnson Award for Staff Excellence is accepting nominations for staff members whose commitment to excellence, teamwork and a supportive environment make U-M a great place to work.

  6. October 7, 2021

    Reflecting on U-M’s anti-racism initiatives a year later

    Nearly a year after several new anti-racism initiatives were announced, students, staff and faculty have had opportunities to discuss, listen and learn about how to build a more equitable and inclusive community.

  7. July 19, 2021

    Obituary — Robert S. Holbrook

    Robert S. Holbrook, former associate provost and professor emeritus of economics in LSA, died May 15 at the age of 88 after a life of distinguished scholarship and service to U-M.

  8. May 28, 2021

    Canopy spaces available for reservation by units, student groups

    Starting June 1, the four canopies on campus can be reserved from 8-10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday for use by departmental units and student organizations looking to conduct university business outdoors.

  9. November 9, 2020

    Anti-racism faculty hiring initiative moves forward

    A three-year hiring initiative will bring to the Ann Arbor campus’ schools and colleges at least 20 new tenure-track faculty members with scholarly expertise in racial inequality and structural racism.

  10. October 12, 2020

    Study Spaces helps students succeed while social distancing

    The university has launched Study Spaces at U-M, a web-based space reservation system to help students find and reserve designated individual study spaces or computer stations on North and Central campuses.