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August 19, 2019

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June 20, 2019

Anne Curzan to become dean of LSA effective Sept. 1

Anne Curzan, associate dean for the humanities and a recognized expert in language and linguistics, has been appointed dean of LSA, the University of Michigan’s largest academic unit.

Her appointment, approved June 20 by the Board of Regents, is effective Sept. 1 and runs through June 30, 2024.

May 16, 2019

Regents approve faculty promotions

The Board of Regents on Thursday approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, and clinical or research faculty on the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below by school, in alphabetical order.

May 16, 2019

Regents approve new College of Pharmacy building

The University of Michigan’s College of Pharmacy will build a new teaching and research facility to address its need to modernize and increase its physical space.

The $121 million, 130,000-square-foot building was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents. It will be built on the corner of Glen Avenue and East Huron Street.

May 16, 2019

Schematic design approved for new dance building

Plans for a new dance building within the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance continue to move forward, as the Board of Regents approved the schematic design for the building Thursday.

March 28, 2019

Regents Roundup — March 2019

The Board of Regents approved the following items at its meeting March 28.

Ann Arbor campus Named professorships

Robert Axelrod, William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor, effective March 1, 2019.

March 28, 2019

Observatory to add multi-use classroom, improved accessibility

A historic campus building that served as the university’s first scientific research laboratory is one step closer to adding needed classroom space and improved accessibility.

The Board of Regents approved design plans Thursday for a new addition to the 165-year-old Detroit Observatory.

March 28, 2019

President reaffirms U-M commitment to achieving carbon neutrality

President Mark Schlissel on Thursday reaffirmed the university’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality and thanked the U-M community for its longstanding support of sustainability.

He made his remarks at a public meeting of the university’s Board of Regents.

March 28, 2019

BSRB vivarium will expand to accommodate research growth

The A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building has 20,000 square feet of expansion space set aside for future research, which will undergo construction later this year.

The building project, led by the Medical School, was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

February 21, 2019

Regents approve design for Alumni Center renovation

The Alumni Center will undergo a renovation project on the basement, first and second floors to improve public entry and circulation.

The Board of Regents approved a schematic design for the work Thursday.

December 6, 2018

Board recognizes outgoing regents Newman, Richner

Andrea Fischer Newman and Andrew C. Richner were celebrated for their substantial service and commitment to the University of Michigan during Thursday’s Board of Regents meeting. Their tenure on the board ends Dec. 31.

December 6, 2018

U-M to sell tech park parcel for KLA-Tencor expansion

The University of Michigan will move forward with a plan to sell a parcel of university-owned land in the Ann Arbor Technology Park that will allow a company to increase its local employment by up to 500 new jobs.

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