October 31, 2020

Regents

  1. September 17, 2020

    UM-Flint will create College of Innovation & Technology

    The Board of Regents approved the establishment in 2021 of a new, cutting-edge academic unit called the College of Innovation and Technology at UM-Flint with help from a $10 million Mott Foundation grant. 

  2. September 17, 2020

    U-M to increase its capacity for asymptomatic COVID-19 testing

    The University Health Service will enter into an agreement with LynxDx Inc. to offer saliva-based COVID-19 diagnostic surveillance testing services on the Ann Arbor campus, giving U-M a testing capacity to up to 6,000 individuals per week.

  3. September 17, 2020

    COVID-19 challenges prompt revised U-M academic calendars

    The Board of Regents approved on Thursday revised 2020-21 academic calendars for the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses, designed to reduce the amount of back-and-forth travel for students during the pandemic. The calendars still ensure the university adheres to the federal definition of a credit hour.

  4. September 17, 2020

    Watkins-Hayes named University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor

    Celeste Watkins-Hayes, professor of sociology in LSA and of public policy in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, has been appointed a University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor.

  5. September 17, 2020

    University begins implementing WilmerHale recommendations

    U-M has begun to implement recommendations from the July 31 report that detailed decades of sexual harassment by the university’s former provost, President Mark Schlissel says.

  6. September 14, 2020

    Board of Regents to meet publicly online Sept. 17

    The Board of Regents will meet virtually at 4 p.m. Sept. 17, consistent with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive directive regarding public meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. July 16, 2020

    Regents Roundup — July 2020

    Other items approved by the Board of Regents at its July 16 meeting.

  8. July 16, 2020

    Susan Gelman named 2021 Henry Russel Lecturer

    Susan A. Gelman, a psychology and linguistics professor who is a world leader in the field of psychological science, has been named U-M’s 2021 Henry Russel Lecturer, and four junior faculty members will receive Henry Russel Awards.

  9. July 16, 2020

    Regents approve five Distinguished University Professors

    Faculty members Nicholas Kotov, Arthur Lupia, Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar, Lutgarde M. Raskin and Donald R. Zak have received one of U-M’s top honors as Distinguished University Professors.

  10. July 16, 2020

    Four University Diversity and Social Transformation Professors named

    Vincent Hutchings, Amy Schulz, Daphne C. Watkins and Camille Wilson have been named recipients of the University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship.