1. May 19, 2016

    William Greer will lead animal research compliance effort

    William Greer has been appointed to the newly created position of assistant vice president for research — animal program compliance oversight.

  2. May 19, 2016

    Brighton health center to offer more than 40 medical services

    The Board of Regents have approved a schematic design and authorization to issue bids and award contracts for a new 297,000-square-foot health center in Brighton.

  3. May 19, 2016

    Patricia Hurn named dean of the School of Nursing

    Patricia D. Hurn will serve as the next dean of the School of Nursing, effective Aug. 1. Her five-year appointment was approved by the Board of Regents.

  4. May 19, 2016

    D. Scott DeRue named dean of the Ross School of Business

    D. Scott DeRue will be the new Edward J. Frey Dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, effective July 1. The Board of Regents have approved his five-year appointment.

  5. May 19, 2016

    Nine faculty members named Distinguished University Professors

    Nine faculty members have received one of the university’s top honors as Distinguished University Professors. The appointments, approved by the Board of Regents, are effective Sept. 1.

  6. May 19, 2016

    UM-Flint adds departments to meet growth

    The UM-Flint School of Management will expand this year with the creation of the Department of Accounting, Finance and International Business, and the Department of Management and Marketing.

  7. May 19, 2016

    UM-Flint adds two new graduate programs

     Two new graduate programs — a Master of Science in Engineering and a doctoral degree in occupational therapy — have been approved at UM-Flint.

  8. April 21, 2016

    Gift helps students realize vision for multicultural center

    The university has received a $3 million gift from Regent Mark Bernstein and his wife, Rachel Bendit, to help fund a new building that will house the William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center.

  9. April 21, 2016

    Thomas Finholt named dean of the School of Information

    Thomas A. Finholt, a member of the U-M faculty since 1991, has been appointed dean of the School of Information. His appointment takes effect May 1 and runs through June 30, 2021.

  10. April 21, 2016

    Lynn Videka named dean of the School of Social Work

    Lynn Videka, dean and professor in the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, will serve as the next dean of the U-M School of Social Work.