U of M Board of Regents http://wemu.org en U-M Board Of Regents Subject Of Lawsuit http://wemu.org/post/u-m-board-regents-subject-lawsuit <div><em><strong>&nbsp;Lawsuit: Michigan Regents Break Open Meetings Act &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></em></div><div>The Detroit Free Press has sued the University of Michigan, saying its Board of Regents routinely violates the state Open Meetings Act.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The newspaper says it filed the suit Friday in the Michigan Court of Claims. The Associated Press left phone messages Sunday seeking comment from university spokespeople.</div><div> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:23:11 +0000 Associated Press 48742 at http://wemu.org U-M Board Of Regents Subject Of Lawsuit U of M Health System Names Interim Health System Chief http://wemu.org/post/u-m-health-system-names-interim-health-system-chief <div>The University of Michigan Board of Regents has named former Emory University chancellor Dr. Michael M.E. Johns as interim chief of the school's health system.&nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 06:20:39 +0000 Associated Press 43159 at http://wemu.org U of M Health System Names Interim Health System Chief University of Michigan Names Schlissel as 14th President http://wemu.org/post/university-michigan-names-schlissel-14th-president <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <meta content="University of Michigan, Mary Sue Coleman,Mark Schlissel, Michigan, Wolverines" name="news_keywords" /> </p><p>The University of Michigan has named Dr. Mark Schlissel as the school's 14th&nbsp; President. On a unanimous vote this morning the board chose to hire Brown University Provost, Dr. Mark Schlissel to serve as Mary Sue Coleman's successor.</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/131176194&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Schlissel has been Provost at Brown since July of 2011. prior to that post, He served as Dean of Biological Sciences in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California–Berkeley.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>SEE ALSO:&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://wemu.org/post/new-u-m-president-mark-schlissel-role-university-beyond-campus-audio"><span style="font-size: 1.357em; font-weight: inherit; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 30px;">New U of M President Mark Schlissel on the role of the University Beyond Campus [AUDIO]</span></a></p><div class="card-stats clearfix" style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; height: auto; float: none; width: 578px; overflow: hidden; position: static; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"><div class="card-stat card-facebook" style="margin: 0px 10px 0px 0px; padding: 10px 0px 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 11px; vertical-align: baseline; float: left; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;</div></div><p>President Mary Sue Coleman announced last year that she would step down when her contract expires this summer. She will leave as Michigan's fourth longest-serving leader. Coleman was hired in 2002 after seven years as president at the University of Iowa. The 70-year-old Coleman also is the university's first female president.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:05:18 +0000 David Fair 40599 at http://wemu.org University of Michigan Names Schlissel as 14th President U of M North Campus Research Complex On Pace With 10-Year Plan http://wemu.org/post/u-m-north-campus-research-complex-pace-10-year-plan <p>The head of the University of Michigan's North Campus Research Complex says they are on target with the 10-year plan for the facility. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the Board of regents Thursday received an update on the status of the former Phizer facility.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:41:17 +0000 Andrew Cluley 32415 at http://wemu.org U of M North Campus Research Complex On Pace With 10-Year Plan U of M To Provide Tuition Help To Michigan's Immigrant Community http://wemu.org/post/u-m-provide-tuition-help-michigans-immigrant-community <p>ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - The University of Michigan Board of Regents will offer in-state tuition to immigrants who've been living in Michigan without legal permission. The university currently charges those students out-of-state tuition, which is much higher.</p><p>During their meeting Thursday in Ann Arbor, U-M regents also passed the proposal that allows members of the military to receive in-state tuition, regardless of where they live. The policy revisions go into effect in January.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:14:13 +0000 Associated Press 32412 at http://wemu.org