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March 18, 2019


January 12, 2017

Newmans make $1M gift to support three programs at SMTD

Regent Andrea Fischer Newman and her husband, Frank Newman, have made a gift of $1 million to support three critical areas within the Department of Theatre & Drama at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

December 8, 2016

Regent Deitch praised for passion, commitment to U-M

Laurence B. Deitch on Thursday completed 24 years of service on the Board of Regents, with colleagues praising his passion for keeping the University of Michigan accessible to all students and his deep commitment to the university where he earned two degrees.

December 8, 2016

Regents approve schematic design for North Campus Recreation Building

The North Campus Recreation Building, a vital hub of the North Campus community, will receive its first renovation in 40 years. Addressing long-awaited infrastructure needs, the project will also modernize the building's fitness offerings and amenities.

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

October 24, 2016

Five regent candidates make their case at Senate Assembly forum

Candidates running to fill two seats on the University of Michigan Board of Regents presented their views during a forum Monday, and topics ranged from tuition and cost containment to whether U-M should rehang its Final Four banners from the Fab Five era.

October 20, 2016

Regents Roundup — October 2016

Windows to be replaced at Bursley

A $4.9 million project will replace the student room windows original to the construction of Joseph Aldrich and Marguerite Knowlton Bursley Hall with high-performance and energy-efficient units. Housing resources will fund the project that is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2017.

October 20, 2016

UM-Flint creates School of Nursing; first additional school since 1997

The University of Michigan-Flint will add a School of Nursing, creating the fifth school within the university.

The distinction elevates UM-Flint's nursing program to make it more attractive to potential students, better reflect its prominence at UM-Flint and provide expanded opportunities for students and faculty.

October 20, 2016

$10.75 million gift funds depression research at U-M

A transformative donation of $10.75 million to the University of Michigan Depression Center will help accelerate development of personalized treatments that are necessary to conquer clinical depression, bipolar disorder and related illnesses.

October 20, 2016

University maintains strong financial position

The financial position of the University of Michigan remains strong, according to the fiscal year 2016 consolidated financial statements, adopted Thursday by the Board of Regents.

October 20, 2016

U-M endowment provides strong support for campus operations

The University of Michigan's long-term investment strategy continues to provide a steady stream of endowment funding, with fiscal year 2016 distributions to the general fund exceeding $300 million for the first time. The total value of the endowment stood at $9.7 billion at the close of the fiscal year, June 30.


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