Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 8:41pm
University President Mark Schlissel discusses the President's Commission for Carbon Neutrality at Flemming Tuesday afternoon.

 

Each month, The Michigan Daily’s Administration Beat sits down with University President Mark Schlissel to discuss important questions about University policy, commitments and challenges. Topics discussed at the interview included the search for a new Vice President of Student Life, the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, Title IX policy and more. This transcript has been abbreviated and reordered for reader clarity. 

Search for new VP of Student Life

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 4:30pm
ACLU shared a letter to the University of Michigan calling on the administration to change its interim student sexual misconduct policy Thursday morning.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan and the American Civil Liberties Union Women’s Rights Project released a letter to the University of Michigan Thursday morning calling on the administration to change its interim student sexual misconduct policy.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 9:21pm
An online petition is circulating to have the University of Michigan reinstate Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) coverage at the University Health Service.

An online petition asking the University of Michigan to bring back coverage of sexually transmitted infection testing at University Health Service began circulating online Wednesday. 

At the time of publication of this article, the petition had over 1,400 signatures.

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 7:19pm
Elizabeth Seney was recently named the University of Michigan's Title IX coordinator.

The University of Michigan’s Office for Institutional Equity has undergone a number of operational changes this summer, including naming Elizabeth Seney as the University’s Title IX coordinator. Seney served as the interim Title IX coordinator and currently works as the senior associate director for OIE.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 5:02pm
University President Mark Schlissel in an interview with The Michigan Daily on April 29, 2019.

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel no longer has to appear in court for a settlement conference in a civil lawsuit filed by a former student accused of sexual assault, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday. 

Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 1:51pm
University of Michigan-Dearborn provost Catherine A. Davy recently announced a reinstatement of winter commencement for December 2019.

University of Michigan-Dearborn will no longer host winter commencement ceremonies starting in December 2021, according to Catherine A. Davy, U-M Dearborn provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

The decision, which was announced via Facebook on the U-M Dearborn account Saturday morning, followed an initial statement made less than 24 hours earlier explaining the school would be cancelling winter commencement starting this December. 

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:21pm
Ticket prices for Ben Shapiro's talk at Rackham Auditorium Tuesday have increased due to high demand.

With free student tickets for the Ben Shapiro event on Tuesday evening selling out in under two minutes on Feb. 18, some students are now selling their reserved seats for as much as $200.

The event, which is hosted by the University of Michigan’s chapter of Young Americans for Freedom, had initially held 617 of the 1060 tickets for University students.

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 7:21pm
 University President Mark Schlissel discusses events and issues on campus with The Michigan Daily in the Fleming Administration Building Monday.

Each month, The Michigan Daily sits down with University President Mark Schlissel to discuss events and issues on campus. During this month’s interview, Schlissel touched on topics of One University, the Carbon Neutrality Commission, the felony disclosure policy, free speech and ethical food practices.

One University

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 11:20pm
Governor Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the University of Michigan's Spring Commencement address.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will be delivering the University of Michigan’s spring commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus. Additionally, Nobel Prize winner Randy Schekman will be delivering the address for the Rackham Graduate School events. The Board of Regents will approve the honorary degree recipients for spring commencement during their upcoming March 28 meeting.

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 12:58am
Kendric Price

According to the Boston Police Department, 32-year-old Kendric Price, former University of Michigan basketball player, was shot and killed on Saturday.

Investigators reported a call to a neighborhood in Massachusetts known as area 12 of Greenwood Street in Dorchester. Upon arrival, they found Price with gunshot wounds. Reports also indicate Price died on the scene.