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May 19, 2016

Brighton health center to offer more than 40 medical services

The University of Michigan Health System's plans to construct a new 297,000-square-foot health center in Brighton are moving forward with the Board of Regents' approval Thursday of a schematic design and authorization to issue bids and award contracts.

May 19, 2016

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 University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below in alphabetical order.

April 21, 2016

Rowley appointed AVP for research — social sciences and humanities

Stephanie J. Rowley has been appointed associate vice president for research — social sciences and humanities in the U-M Office of Research by Vice President for Research Jack Hu.

The three-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective July 1.

April 21, 2016

Lynn Videka named dean of the School of Social Work

Lynn Videka, dean and professor in the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, will serve as the next dean of the University of Michigan School of Social Work.

Her appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective Aug. 1 and runs through June 30, 2021. 

April 21, 2016

Thomas Finholt named dean of the School of Information

Professor Thomas A. Finholt, a member of the University of Michigan faculty since 1991, has been appointed dean of the School of Information.

His appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, takes effect May 1 and runs through June 30, 2021. 

March 17, 2016

Regents Roundup — March 2016

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

Physician named interim CIO for health system

Dr. Andrew J. Rosenberg has been named interim chief information officer for the U-M Health System, effective April 1.

March 17, 2016

Shayman named 2016 Distinguished University Innovator

Dr. James A. Shayman, developer of a new class of drugs for treating a group of rare but devastating congenital disorders, has been selected to receive the University of Michigan's Distinguished University Innovator Award for 2016.

March 17, 2016

Bursley Hall dining center scheduled for renovation

The University of Michigan's Bursley Hall dining center, the only residential dining facility on North Campus, will undergo a significant renovation this summer. The $4.3 million project was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

March 14, 2016

Five recommended for honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

Michael Bloomberg, internationally known business leader and statesman, will deliver the Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus April 30 at Michigan Stadium.

Bloomberg will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

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