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June 22, 2018

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June 21, 2018

General fund budget highlights increased financial aid, academic innovation

The University of Michigan will prioritize strategic investments in undergraduate education and increased access and affordability for Michigan residents in the coming fiscal year, according to the 2019 general fund budget for the Ann Arbor campus approved June 21 by the Board of Regents.

June 21, 2018

UM-Flint budget focuses on transforming curriculum, learning environments

The University of Michigan-Flint will invest in a comprehensive strategy to transform its curriculum and learning environment using a student-centric perspective, according to a budget approved June 21 by the Board of Regents.

The $115.5 million general fund budget outlines spending for the 2018-19 fiscal year, which begins July 1.

June 21, 2018

Michael Solomon to serve as dean of Rackham Graduate School

Michael J. Solomon, professor of chemical engineering, has been appointed dean of the University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate School and vice provost for academic affairs-graduate studies.

His five-year appointment, approved June 21 by the Board of Regents, is effective July 1.

June 21, 2018

Christopher Giordano named UM-Flint vice chancellor for student affairs

Christopher M. Giordano has been appointed vice chancellor for student affairs for the University of Michigan-Flint. His appointment was approved by the Board of Regents on June 21 and he will begin Aug. 1.

Giordano follows Barbara Avery, whose appointment in the vice chancellor role is expiring.

June 21, 2018

University names 2019 Henry Russel Lecturer, awardees

Max S. Wicha, a physician-scientist recognized internationally as a leader in cancer stem cell research and immuno-oncology, has been selected as the 2019 Henry Russel Lecturer, considered the university’s highest honor for senior faculty members.

June 12, 2018

New location set for June Board of Regents meeting

The University of Michigan Board of Regents will conduct its monthly meeting June 21 at the Richard L. Postma Family Clubhouse at the U-M Golf Course located across from Crisler Center. The June meeting will begin at 3 p.m.

May 17, 2018

Classes to begin before Labor Day in 2020

Classes at the University of Michigan will begin before Labor Day for the 2020-21 academic year.

The academic year, approved by the Board of Regents during its meeting Thursday, will start Aug. 31 and end with Spring Commencement May 2.

May 17, 2018

New Dance Building approved for North Campus

The Department of Dance within the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance will expand with the construction of a new 24,000-square-foot space on North Campus. The Board of Regents approved the project on May 17.

May 17, 2018

Regents approve faculty promotions

The Board of Regents at its Thursday meeting approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure and/or promotion of faculty on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below by school, in alphabetical order.

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