September 16, 2021

Regents

  1. August 2, 2021

    Professor emerita Ilene Forsyth gives $6.25M to expand art history studies

    LSA is expanding U-M’s global footprint in art history studies with the announcement of a new $6.25 million gift from Ilene Forsyth, professor emerita of history of art and a U-M alumna.

  2. July 15, 2021

    Remarks regarding U-M’s approach to dealing with sexual misconduct

    Comments from University of Michigan regents and others regarding the university’s changes in how it will address sexual and gender-based misconduct. Board of Regents Chair Jordan Acker This is an important day for the University and our community. Today we continue the process of holding the University of Michigan accountable for harms that happened on…
  3. July 15, 2021

    Addressing sexual misconduct at U-M

    U-M has announced sweeping revisions to how it will address sexual misconduct, including the creation of a new office with significant new resources for support, education and prevention.

  4. July 15, 2021

    U-M overhauls its approach to addressing sexual misconduct

    Revisions to how U-M will address sexual misconduct include the creation of the new Equity, Civil Rights and Title IX Office, with significant new resources for support, education and prevention.

  5. July 15, 2021

    Working group to develop cultural change process, survey U-M community

    The university has established a working group on culture change to create an environment of mutual respect and accountability that is free of retaliation, where everyone can feel safe to report misconduct and feel supported throughout the process.

  6. July 15, 2021

    Policy prohibits most supervisor-employee relationships

    U-M has put in place a best-in-class policy that prohibits a supervisor from initiating or attempting to initiate an intimate relationship with anyone they supervise.

  7. July 15, 2021

    Revised policy adds process for revoking emeritus status

    The university has revised its policy on emeritus and emerita status for retired faculty members to include, for the first time, a process to revoke that status for misconduct or other compelling circumstances.

  8. July 15, 2021

    Five honored as Distinguished University Professors for 2021

    Five faculty members — Ruth Behar, Nancy G. Love, Joel B. Slemrod, Janet L. Smith and Karen E. Smith — have received one of U-M’s highest honors as Distinguished University Professors.

  9. July 15, 2021

    Four named University Diversity and Social Transformation Professors

    Four U-M professors have been named recipients of the University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship, as the university more broadly heads toward the next phase of diversity, equity and inclusion strategic planning.

  10. July 15, 2021

    Tilbury joins OVPR to lead strategy on future communities

    Dawn Tilbury has joined the Office of the Vice President for Research to advance a new strategic endeavor that infuses social and technical expertise to address complex challenges facing future communities.