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LIVE BLOG: March Regents meeting

BY DAILY ADMINISTRATION BEAT

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

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Office of Development encourages students to thank donors

Virginia Lozano/Daily

BY SAM GRINGLAS

The University’s Office of Development distributed thousands of free t-shirts Wednesday — with just one catch.
To receive one of the blue shirts with the words “Hail yeah!” printed across the front, students were asked to fill out a postcard thanking an individual University donor — all of whom had made small gifts under $50 — for their contribution to the University.

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Board of Regents to approve an array of projects

BY YARDAIN AMRON AND CLAIRE BRYAN

The University’s Board of Regents will convene Thursday afternoon in the Michigan Union’s Anderson Room to consider multiple construction projects, as well as the elimination of an academic program within the School of Kinesiology. Initiatives slated for the Art and Architecture Building, the Ross School of Business and the C.S.

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University faculty, students gather to thank Coleman

BY YARDAIN AMRON

To thank Coleman for 12 years of presidential service, the University’s executive officers and a few hundred students, faculty, staff and community members welcomed Coleman to a thank you reception Friday afternoon in the Michigan Union’s Rogel Ballroom.

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Colleges call for sexual assault guidance

BY CLAIRE BRYAN

A new study co-sponsored by the University found that 83 percent of surveyed institutions with written policies to address sexual misconduct said they want more support and guidance in handling students found responsible for sexual misconduct.

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Coleman receives American Council on Education's Lifetime Achievement Award

BY JENNIFER CALFAS

While many University students traveled to the Golden Coast to laze in the sun over Spring Break, University President Mary Sue Coleman traveled to California for a different reason: to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Six things you missed from Thursday's regents meeting

BY CLAIRE BRYAN AND YARDAIN AMRON

From praise for student-Olympians to an unusual rendition of "Hail to the Victors," Thursday's meeting of the Board of Regents had more than just construction projects on its agenda.

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SAPAC Director discusses new policy with regents

James Coller/Daily

BY AUSTEN HUFFORD

Holly Rider-Milkovich, director of the University’s Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Center, spoke to the University’s Board of Regents Thursday about SAPAC’s role in the community.

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Interfraternity Council bans hard liquor from fraternity parties

BY YARDAIN AMRON

Some fraternity parties will now be a little easier on the liver.
In a nearly unanimous vote Wednesday night, the Interfraternity Council amended its Social Environment Management Policy to ban hard liquor at fraternities’ open parties. The new policy will be effective immediately.

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Coleman addresses campus inclusion at regents meeting

James Coller/Daily

BY SAM GRINGLAS

At Thursday’s meeting of the University’s Board of Regents, University President Mary Sue Coleman opened with a lengthy speech addressing campus diversity, climate and inclusion.

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