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March 18, 2019


March 28, 2018

Praise for the Rogels

The Board of Regents on Thursday renamed the university’s Comprehensive Cancer Center as the Rogel Cancer Center in honor of the generosity of Richard and Susan Rogel. Here is what regents had to say about the Rogels:

March 29, 2018

Regents OK schematic design for Dental School renovation

The School of Dentistry will undergo a major renovation project to create a more welcoming, accessible facility with an improved patient entrance, modern teaching clinics and open, flexible research space.

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

March 29, 2018

Rogels' $150M gift to help Cancer Center transform research, care

Richard and Susan Rogel are on a mission to boost innovative cancer research and develop the next generation of cancer pioneers — and they are committing $150 million to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center to realize that vision.

February 15, 2018

U-M will review sexual misconduct policies and procedures

President Mark Schlissel said Thursday the University of Michigan would engage an outside expert to review its policies and practices to be sure U-M is doing all it can to prevent and respond to reports of sexual misconduct in all aspects of the university community.

February 15, 2018

Saint Joseph Mercy, U-M proceed with Chelsea joint venture

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the university, have signed a definitive agreement to establish a master affiliation and a joint venture for the 133-bed St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea hospital, effective immediately.

February 15, 2018

Thirty new modular cabins to be built at Camp Davis

The University of Michigan's Camp Davis Rocky Mountain Field Station in Wyoming will have 30 new cabins to accommodate 120 campers by the summer of 2019.

The $6.5 million project was approved by the university's Board of Regents during its meeting Thursday. Funding will be provided from LSA gifts and resources.

February 15, 2018

Domenico Grasso named next chancellor of UM-Dearborn

Domenico Grasso, an engineering professor who also served as provost and chief academic officer at the University of Delaware, has been selected as the next chancellor of the University of Michigan-Dearborn. His appointment is effective Aug 1.

February 15, 2018

Four faculty members honored as Arthur F. Thurnau Professors

Four faculty members have been recognized for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education as this year's Arthur F. Thurnau Professors.

The 2018 honorees, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents and effective July 1, are Eric F. Bell, Jason P. De León, Jason P. McCormick and Ellen H. Rowe.

December 7, 2017

Second parking structure to be constructed on Wall Street

The university plans to build a second parking structure on Wall Street to accommodate the continued demand for parking.

The $39.5 million project was approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday. Funding will be provided from Logistics, Transportation & Parking resources.

December 7, 2017

Schlissel calls for tax bill that protects student interests

President Mark Schlissel urged elected leaders to pass a tax-reform bill that protects the interests, futures and aspirations of college students and doctoral candidates in his remarks at Thursday's Board of Regents meeting.

December 7, 2017

Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint campuses submit capital outlay requests

The University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses each submitted requests for capital funding and a five-year capital plan to the state of Michigan.

When a project is made possible through capital outlay funding, the cost is allocated between the university and the state of Michigan.

December 7, 2017

Regents approve two senior positions in Student Life

Kambiz Khalili, former associate vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has joined the University of Michigan as associate vice president for student life.

October 19, 2017

Regents Roundup — October 2017

The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday.

Ann Arbor campus Faculty appointments with tenure

Chang Hwan Kim, professor of pathology, Medical School, effective Dec. 18. 

October 19, 2017

U-M endowment rebounds to $10.9B with 13.8 percent return

New investments through the Victors for Michigan fundraising campaign and a strong rate of return on investments pushed the market value of the University of Michigan endowment to $10.9 billion at the end of the 2017 fiscal year. A year ago, the endowment was valued at $9.7 billion.


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