Campus News

  1. January 25, 1993

    REGENTS’ ROUNDUP

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Board of Regents at its January meeting. 5 administrators appointed Five administrative appointments were approved. Donald R. Brown, professor of psychology, will continue as director of the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching for eight more months, effective Jan. 1. Mark Gersovitz, professor of economics,…
  2. January 18, 1993

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank Employee charged with embezzlement A student adviser in the School of Nursing, who has worked at the U-M for 22 years, has been charged with embezzling more that $100. She was arrested and arraigned in Ann Arbor’s 15th District Court Jan. 5. University Police arrested the 48-year- old Ann Arbor resident…
  3. January 11, 1993

    Obituaries

    Otto G. Graf Otto Gotthold Graf, professor emeritus of Germanic languages and literatures, died Dec. 15 at Glacier Hills Nursing Center. He was 82 years old. Graf came to the U-M as a student in 1927 and devoted his entire professional career to serving the University as a teacher, scholar and administrator. He directed the…
  4. January 11, 1993

    Regents’ Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their December meeting. Administrative appointments approved for seven individuals Administrative appointments included: Colin Day was reappointed as director of the U-M Press for a second five-year term, beginning Jan. 4. George R. Carignan was reappointed as associate dean for graduate education and research in…
  5. November 23, 1992

    Regent’s Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Board of Regents at its November meeting. Capital outlay readied Renovation and construction projects to be included in the University’s 1993–94 capital outlay request to the state were approved. The request for projects on the Ann Arbor main campus totals $157,500,000, including $40,000,000 for new projects;…
  6. November 16, 1992

    OBITUARY

    Aleksandra Ligita Rozentals Aleksandra Ligita Rozentals, lecturer in French, died of Hodgkin’s disease on Nov. 3. She was 29. Rozentals was born Sept. 9, 1963, in Kalamazoo. She was a graduate of Kalamazoo College and of Michigan State University (master’s degree in art) and attended the University of Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. She was a…
  7. November 2, 1992

    Obituaries

    Shien-Ming Wu Shien-Ming Wu, the J. Reid and Polly Anderson Professor of Manufacturing Technology, died of complications from heart surgery on Oct. 28 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. He was 68 years old. An internationally known researcher in the fields of manufacturing engineering and dynamic systems analysis, Wu created and defined the modern field of…
  8. October 19, 1992

    Regent’s Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Board of Regents at its October meeting. Rackham Building in Detroit to be leased to Wayne State The University will lease all or a large part of its portion of the Rackham Educational Memorial Building in Detroit to Wayne State University. The building at 60 Farnsworth…
  9. September 21, 1992

    Obituary

    Waldo E. Sweet, professor emeritus of Latin and the teaching of Latin, died here Sept. 15 of complications from Parkinson’s Disease. He was 80 years old. Sweet was best known for his development of a new approach to teaching Latin based on the application of modern linguistic theories and modern language learning theories. His textbook,…
  10. September 21, 1992

    REGENTS’ ROUNDUP

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Board of Regents at its September meeting. Maya Lin sculpture approved for North Campus The plan for a courtyard sculpture for the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Building now under construction on the North Campus was approved. “The building, for the Department of Aerospace Engineering, is funded substantially by…