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.
Demonstrating a continued commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the University of Michigan Board of Regents voted July 18 to establish the University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorships.
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.
A key to the long-term success of the University of Michigan is allowing each of the three campuses to define its own needs, establish its own priorities and develop its own budget accordingly to promote student success.
The Board of Regents approved the following items at its meeting July 18.
Richard S. Holcomb has been appointed associate vice president for human resources and will serve as the university’s chief human resources officer.
More students with longstanding ties to Michigan, who need additional time to prepare for and enroll at the University of Michigan after graduating high school, will now be eligible for in-state tuition rates following approval of broader qualification guidelines.
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:
The Board of Regents approved the following items at its meeting June 20.
In its efforts to support access and affordability for the University of Michigan’s in-state students and families, the Board of Regents approved a budget for the Ann Arbor campus June 20 that includes the smallest in-state tuition increase in six years.
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.
Greater investment in financial aid, the university’s instructional mission, technology improvements and student engagement programs highlight UM-Dearborn’s fiscal year 2020 budget.
The Board of Regents approved the plan June 20.
Michigan Medicine is projecting an anticipated 3.8 percent operating margin — $178 million on forecasted operating revenues of $4.7 billion — for the end of the 2019 fiscal year.
The University of Michigan Athletic Department expects a budget surplus of $1 million for the current fiscal year and projects a balanced budget for the coming fiscal year that begins July 1.
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.
Sascha Matish is the next associate vice provost and senior director of Academic Human Resources at the University of Michigan. Her appointment was approved June 20 by the Board of Regents.
Todd Baily, campaign director for the university’s $5.28 billion Victors for Michigan campaign, has been named associate vice president for development, campaign strategy and initiatives in the Office of University Development.
For nearly 100 years, the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library has housed one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of early American History in the world.
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.
Debasish Dutta has been selected as the new chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint. His five-year appointment was approved June 20 by the Board of Regents.