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July 20, 2017

Christina Olsen named director of U-M Museum of Art

Christina Olsen, director of the Williams College Museum of Art in Massachusetts, has been named the new director of the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Her five-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective Oct. 30.

June 28, 2017

Revisions proposed for Regents' Bylaws

Revisions to the University of Michigan Board of Regents' Bylaws have been proposed and are now being posted for public comment.

The bylaw amendments incorporate changes regarding the composition of the executive committee for the College of Pharmacy, and housekeeping language in a list of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

June 15, 2017

Behm to chair Board of Regents; Richner named vice chair

Regent Michael Behm will serve as the next chair of the Board of Regents for a one-year term beginning July 1. Regent Andrew Richner was named vice chair when President Mark Schlissel announced the positions at Thursday's monthly board meeting.

June 15, 2017

Michigan Medicine reports strong financial results, growth

Michigan Medicine reported positive fiscal year-end results Thursday, with an anticipated 5.6 percent — or $210 million — operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $3.7 billion for the University of Michigan Health System.

Michigan Medicine's UMHS includes three hospitals, 125 clinics and the U-M Medical Group.

June 15, 2017

UM-Dearborn investing in financial aid, updated facilities

The University of Michigan-Dearborn will continue to invest in providing access to a high-quality higher education experience for students throughout southeast Michigan and beyond, as reflected in its fiscal year 2018 operating budget.

The Board of Regents approved the budget June 15.

June 15, 2017

Kaplan family endows men's basketball head coaching position

The University of Michigan Athletic Department announced Thursday that its men's basketball head coach position has been endowed through a gift by David and Meredith Kaplan of Los Angeles, California, both alumni of the university.


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