September 27, 2020

Regents

  1. September 22, 2020

    Proposed UM-Flint faculty bylaws open for public comment

    Public comment is being sought through Oct. 7 on a set of recently developed faculty bylaws for UM-Flint. They were developed with the help of a task force recently formed by Chancellor Deba Dutta.

  2. September 17, 2020

    Ilitch says regents hear campus community’s concerns

    The Board of Regents expressed its support for President Mark Schlissel and said the university will continue to listen and respond to concerns from the community during the current challenging time. Speaking on behalf of the full board at its Sept. 17 meeting, Chair Denise Ilitch said the regents appreciate the ongoing efforts to keep…
  3. September 17, 2020

    Statement by Board of Regents Chair Denise Ilitch at Sept. 17 meeting

    People are concerned and frightened. The Board hears this, the administration hears this. We know the University needs to communicate better and do better. Over the previous few weeks, we’ve heard from stakeholders during these unprecedented times, students, faculty, administration, staff, GEO, RAs, parents and our community as a whole. We’ve heard your concerns, and we…
  4. September 17, 2020

    Regents Roundup — September 2020

    The Board of Regents approved these items at its Sept. 17 meeting.

  5. September 17, 2020

    UM-Flint will create College of Innovation and 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. 

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.