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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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Regents to consider renovations for athletic campus and IM Building

Sam Gringlas and Carolyn Gearig/Daily

BY CLAIRE BRYAN

At their first meeting of the academic year this Thursday, the University’s Board of Regents is expected to vote on more than $180 million in capital projects related to varsity and intramural athletics.

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Schlissel talks faculty involvement at SACUA

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

University President Mark Schlissel’s introductions continued Monday at this semester's first meeting of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs.

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Leaders call for inclusivity in speeches

BY SAM GRINGLAS

In the Hill Auditorium ceremony that officially installed him as the University’s 14th president, Schlissel delivered a set of prepared remarks that minced few words in pinpointing accessibility as one of the institution’s greatest challenges.

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VIDEO: University President's Full Inauguration Speech

BY DAILY VIDEO STAFF

Mark Schlissel stepped into his new role as the 14th president of the University on Friday at a ceremony at Hill Auditorium. Scroll down for a video of his full inauguration speech.

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LIVE: The inauguration of President Mark Schlissel

Allison Farrand/Daily

BY DAILY ADMINISTRATION BEAT

University President Mark Schlissel will be officially inaugurated today as the University's 14th President.

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Schlissel tours state to discover new home

BY CLAIRE BRYAN

University President Mark Schlissel’s two-week trip around Michigan did more than just include a sunset cruise and a winery tour. It made a big impact on his vision for the University’s role in the state.

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