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July 17, 2014

Fireworks denied for two football games

Football fans will see not fireworks displays during home football games against Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 13 and Penn State on Oct. 11. A request for the use of fireworks at Michigan Stadium for those games was denied Thursday by the Board of Regents.

July 17, 2014

Schlissel notes U-M's academic excellence in first board remarks

President Mark S. Schlissel got a round of applause Thursday when he started the Board of Regents meeting saying, "Welcome to our July Board of Regents meeting and my first as president of the University of Michigan. It feels really good to say that."

July 17, 2014

Alumni gifts help fund new U-M Golf Course clubhouse

Although both are U-M alumni, neither Rich Postma nor Mary Petrovich played varsity golf while at the University of Michigan. But the sport of golf has played a pivotal role in both of their lives.

July 17, 2014

Dennison Building to be renovated for academic centers, institutes

The university will invest $49 million to transform the Dennison Building into academic centers and institute offices.

A complete renovation of the 106,000-square-foot, 10-story, high-rise section of the building was approved by the Board of Regents during its meeting Thursday.

July 17, 2014

Tisch family members continue tradition of support

Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch of New York have made a $5 million gift to the University of Michigan, continuing a long relationship and history of support begun by Jonathan Tisch’s parents.

July 17, 2014

U-M initiative transforming what it means to 'go to court'

The University of Michigan is spearheading development of what is believed to be first-of-its-kind technology to help people who have been charged with minor offenses interact with courts online, without needing to hire an attorney.                    

June 19, 2014

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

Regent Katherine White will serve as the next chair of the Board of Regents for a one-year term beginning July 1. Regent Shauna Ryder Diggs was named vice chair when the appointments were announced June 19 by Regent Andrea Fischer Newman at the board's monthly meeting.

June 19, 2014

Henry Russel lecturer, awardees named for 2015

Homer A. Neal, known nationally and internationally for his accomplishments in experimental high energy physics, has been selected as the 2015 Henry Russel Lecturer — one of the university’s highest honors for a senior member of its active faculty.

June 19, 2014

UM-Dearborn will increase financial aid by 21 percent

UM-Dearborn’s 2014-15 operating budget, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, includes a 21 percent increase in the financial aid budget and meets the state Legislature’s tuition restraints introduced earlier this month.

June 19, 2014

Regents approve UM-Flint tuition rates, budget

A general fund budget for the UM-Flint campus for the 2014-15 fiscal year was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents. The regents also set tuition and fees as well as housing rates for the coming academic year.

June 19, 2014

Regents approve two key appointments by provost

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

Kedra Ishop, a veteran university admissions official who has been director of admissions at The University of Texas-Austin since 2009, has been appointed to the new position of associate vice president for enrollment management.

May 15, 2014

Regents approve faculty promotions

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


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