September 13, 2023

Pilot coaching program aims to help newly tenured faculty »

Newly tenured faculty have been invited to join a pilot coaching program opened this fall by the Office of the Provost and U-M’s ADVANCE Program. The Post-Promotion Academic Career Exploration, or PACE, program is designed to support faculty as they meet new career opportunities and challenges after promotion.

September 7, 2023

New, expanded roles announced for Arts Initiative leadership »

Provost Laurie McCauley has appointed an interim leader of the U-M Arts Initiative and expanded a vice provost’s role to oversee the initiative, two developments that reflect the university’s increasingly robust commitment to arts engagement on campus and beyond.

September 5, 2023

Sara Blair to Oversee University’s Arts Initiative  »

Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs and Arts and Humanities Sara Blair, vice provost for academic and faculty affairs, has been selected to oversee U-M’s Arts Initiative as vice provost for faculty and academic affairs & arts and humanities. This expansion of her portfolio was approved by the Board of Regents in July.  “I…

September 1, 2023

Andrea Forte recommended as School of Information dean »

Andrea Forte, a Drexel University professor of information whose scholarship focuses on understanding the wide-ranging features of online life, has been recommended to be the next dean of the School of Information. Forte’s appointment to a five-year renewable term that starts Jan. 1 is pending approval by the Board of Regents.

August 30, 2023

Diversity award for U-M staff returns; nominations sought »

After a three-year pause, the Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award has returned, with nominations being accepted through Oct. 4 for the 2023 award cycle. The awards recognize University of Michigan staff members who demonstrate extraordinary dedication to fostering diversity in its broadest sense at U-M.