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December 15, 2018


October 15, 2015

U-M Health System projects to improve energy efficiency

A $3 million project for new occupancy sensors and a $1.3 million air handler upgrade project will improve energy efficiency at the U-M Health System's University Hospital.

The two projects were approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

October 15, 2015

University endowment valued at $10 billion in FY 2015

The University of Michigan's long-term investment strategy continues to provide the university with a steady stream of endowment funding, with fiscal year 2015 distributions increasing to $294.5 million as the total value of the endowment rose to $10 billion.

September 17, 2015

Donors give more than $400 million for second year in a row

For the second year in a row, University of Michigan donors have given more than $400 million in cash and pledge payments. In addition, more donors made gifts to the university than ever before in its history — 129,600 individual donors in all.

July 16, 2015

U-M plans new $46 million health center in Scio Township

The U-M Health System plans to build a new health center to provide expanded clinics, primary and specialty care and other health care services in the west Ann Arbor area.

The $46 million project, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, will be built in Scio Township on Little Lake Drive, just west of Ann Arbor.

July 16, 2015

President Schlissel provides update on diversity planning

President Mark Schlissel updated the Board of Regents on Thursday about the university's diversity strategic planning process and said he would host a luncheon meeting this fall to bring the planning process into sharper focus.

June 18, 2015

Ryder Diggs to chair Board of Regents; Bernstein named vice chair

Regent Shauna Ryder Diggs will serve as the next chair of the Board of Regents for a one-year term beginning July 1. Regent Mark Bernstein was named vice chair when the appointments were announced Thursday by Regent Katherine White at the board's monthly meeting.

June 18, 2015

Henry Russel lecturer, awardees named for 2016

David E. Meyer, known as one of the most famous psychologists living today, has been selected as the 2016 Henry Russel Lecturer. It is one of the university's highest honors for a senior member of its active faculty.

June 18, 2015

Michigan Athletics presents fiscal 2016 budget to regents

The Athletic Department will have a balanced budget in fiscal year 2016 based on operating revenues of $153.6 million and operating expenses of $153.6 million. The budget was presented to the Board of Regents on Thursday.

Highlights of the projected 2015-16 operating budget are as follows:

June 18, 2015

UM-Dearborn budget includes boost in financial aid

The UM-Dearborn operating budget for fiscal year 2016 includes a 5.3 percent increase in the financial aid, investments in building and facility updates, and allocations to address enrollment growth areas. The budget was approved June 18 by the Board of Regents.

June 18, 2015

U-M Health System reports strong FY 2015 financial results

The U-M Health System reported positive fiscal year-end results Thursday, with an anticipated 3.2 percent ($86.9 million) operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $2.7 billion for the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers.

June 18, 2015

Economist David Lam will lead Institute for Social Research

David A. Lam, one of the world's leading scholars in economic demography, is the new director of the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research.

Lam currently is the chair of the Department of Economics and a professor of economics with tenure in LSA.

June 18, 2015

Regents Roundup — June 2015

The following items were approved by the Board of Regents on Thursday.

Ann Arbor campus Faculty appointments and promotions with tenure

Anthony G. Hudetz, professor of anesthesiology, Medical School, effective July 1.


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