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Regents to approve design for $49 million Dennison renovation

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BY CLAIRE BRYAN

At Thursday’s meeting of the University’s Board of Regents, the governing body will vote to approve schematic designs for a $49 million renovation of the David M. Dennison Building.

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President Emerita Coleman appointed to Mayo Clinic board

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BY SAM GRINGLAS

Former University President Mary Sue Coleman has been appointed to a seat on the Mayo Clinic’s Board of Trustees. According to a release published on the clinic’s website, Coleman attended her first quarterly meeting of the board Friday.

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President Schlissel addresses athletics comments, apologizes to Brady Hoke

BY GREG GARNO

After delivering candid comments regarding University athletics at Monday afternoon’s meeting of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, University President Mark Schlissel spoke with The Michigan Daily by phone Tuesday evening to clarify his statements.

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Board talks diversity, endowment at meeting

BY CLAIRE BRYAN

FLINT, Mich. — Aside from athletics, the University’s Board of Regents discussed several other topics at its monthly meeting Thursday, including ongoing diversity efforts and the University’s annual investment report.

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LIVE BLOG: President Schlissel discusses athletics at October regents meeting

BY DAILY ADMINISTRATION BEAT

Follow our live blog to see what happens in October's meeting of the University's Board of Regents.

  • Regent Ilitch says board will discuss athletics controversy
  • Regents to approve naming of new Ross building
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    Regent Ilitch says board will discuss athletics controversy

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    BY WILL GREENBERG AND SAM GRINGLAS

    University Regent Denise Ilitch (D) told a local CBS television program Sunday that the regents plan to discuss the Athletic Department at Thursday’s monthly meeting.

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    Schlissel interviewed live on C-SPAN

    BY CLAIRE BRYAN

    C-SPAN’s Big Ten Tour rolled into town Monday morning for an interview with University President Mark Schlissel.
    In a live, Q&A-style interview, Schlissel answered questions about a range of topics, though the conversation was dominated by questions regarding the accessibility and affordability of a University education.

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    Trotter Center renovations total $650,000

    BY CLAIRE BRYAN

    Though University officials pledged $300,000 in additional upgrades to the Trotter Multicultural Center last winter, the renovation’s cost ultimately totaled $650,000, according to officials familiar with the project.

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    Committee calls for several diversity initiatives

    BY ALLANA AKHTAR

    After the University’s Black Student Union called on the University last year to take steps toward building a more inclusive campus, the Office of the Provost is starting the school year with a new set of recommendations to foster diversity and improve campus climate.

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    Regents approve new athletics facility and update to IM Building

    Paul Sherman/Daily

    BY CLAIRE BRYAN

    Thursday, the University’s Board of Regents approved $18.7 million in renovations to the Intramural Sports Building and the construction of a $168 million South Campus athletics facility — one of the largest sports-focused construction projects in decades.

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