University of Michigan
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August 19, 2019


August 12, 2019

Revised Board of Regents Ordinance available for public comment

A revised University of Michigan Board of Regents’ Ordinance has been proposed and is now being posted for public comment. The ordinance covers the regulation of parking and traffic, and the use and protection of U-M buildings and property.

July 18, 2019

Campus planning update highlights current, future projects

An update on the University of Michigan’s campus planning efforts highlighted current and future potential projects designed to support the mission of the university while serving a campus community of nearly 95,000 and more than 3.8 million visitors each year.

July 18, 2019

Six faculty members named Distinguished University Professors

Six faculty members have received one of the University of Michigan’s top honors as Distinguished University Professors.

The Board of Regents approved the appointments on July 18. They are effective Sept. 1.

Recently appointed DUPs are invited to give an inaugural lecture.

The recipients are:

June 20, 2019

UM-Flint budget focuses on academic priorities, access, transparency

The budget for the upcoming year at UM-Flint focuses on the university’s top priorities: supporting academic priorities, ensuring access and student support, and increasing cost transparency.

The $117.6 million general fund budget, approved June 20 by the Board of Regents, outlines spending for the 2020 fiscal year that begins July 1.

June 20, 2019

Stephen Forrest named Henry Russel Lecturer for 2020

Stephen R. Forrest, a scientist who has made breakthrough advances in understanding how the behavior of light and electrons may be controlled, has been selected as U-M’s 2020 Henry Russel Lecturer.

June 20, 2019

Brian Smith named associate vice president for finance

Brian T. Smith has been named associate vice president for finance for the University of Michigan.

His appointment, effective July 15, was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents. Smith succeeds Nancy Hobbs, who retired from the university last November.


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