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January 23, 2019


April 17, 2014

Susan E. Borrego appointed UM-Flint chancellor

Editor's note: This story has been updated from a previous version.

The Board of Regents on Thursday approved Susan E. Borrego as the next chancellor of the UM-Flint. Borrego will begin her five-year appointment Aug. 1.

April 17, 2014

Political scientist selected as next LSA dean

Editor's note: This story has been updated from a previous version.

Andrew D. Martin, a political scientist who is vice dean in the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, was appointed dean of LSA on Thursday.

April 17, 2014

James Dalton will serve as next College of Pharmacy dean

Editor's note: This story has been updated from a previous version.

A former professor of pharmaceutical chemistry who now is leading research and development efforts in the pharmaceutical industry has been named dean of the College of Pharmacy.

March 20, 2014

U-M seen as a national leader in doctoral education

Ongoing efforts to strengthen academic quality and student experiences across the university are leading to increased degree completion rates and successful career placement for U-M Ph.D. graduates.  

March 20, 2014

Sullivan named new U-M treasurer

John Sullivan has been appointed as the university's new treasurer. His appointment, effective April 1, was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

March 20, 2014

Regents OK design for connected and automated vehicle test environment

With approval of the design of a unique environment for testing connected and automated vehicles, the university will proceed to the construction phase of the facility, which is part of the U-M's Mobility Transformation Center.

A schematic design was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

March 20, 2014

U-M looks to broaden sources of research funding

Total research spending at the University of Michigan reached a record level of $1.3 billion in the fiscal year that closed June 30, 2013, capping steady growth over the last decade.

March 20, 2014

Kinesiology will transform PE major to health and fitness emphasis

Citing evolving trends in health and wellness, the School of Kinesiology will discontinue the major or minor in physical education and a minor in health education starting in the fall of 2015. It is being replaced by the new health and fitness major launched last fall.

March 20, 2014

Taubman gives $12.5M for architecture, urban planning facilities

Real estate developer A. Alfred Taubman has committed $12.5 million to U-M to help fund a sweeping renovation project that will provide state-of-the-art facilities for the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, one of the nation's leading programs on the built environment. 

March 20, 2014

England appointed dean of CECS at UM-Dearborn

Anthony W. England has been named dean of the UM-Dearborn College of Engineering and Computer Science. He has served as interim dean since May 2011.

The Board of Regents approved the appointment Thursday.

March 10, 2014

Six to receive honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra will deliver the Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus May 3 at Michigan Stadium.

Barra, who became the first female CEO of a major automaker on Jan. 15, will receive an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree.

February 20, 2014

Harrises give $10M to name football head coach position

As part of the Victors for Michigan Campaign, J. Ira and Nicki Harris, through the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Foundation, have made a leadership gift of $10 million to U-M for the benefit of the athletic department.

February 20, 2014

Coleman addresses diversity and campus climate in Feb. 20 remarks

President Mary Sue Coleman devoted most of her opening remarks at the beginning of the Feb. 20 Board of Regents meeting to addressing diversity and climate on the Ann Arbor campus. Here are her complete remarks:

I want to take a few moments to talk about diversity and climate on campus.

February 20, 2014

Regents OK purchase of Edwards Brothers property

The Board of Regents on Thursday approved the acquisition of the Edwards Brothers Malloy property at 2500 and 2550 S. State St. for the agreed-upon purchase price of $12.8 million.


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