Attorneys for the University of Michigan and Andrew Lipian, a former School of Music, Theatre & Dance graduate student, have filed a protective order, according to a court filing on Tuesday. The agreement would allow both parties to designate certain case-related materials as confidential, meaning the information does not have to be filed in the public record.
The University of Michigan President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality released its work plan at the beginning of May, outlining a timeline and approach for the commission to develop recommendations in achieving carbon neutrality on the University’s three campuses for University President Mark Schlissel.
On May 9, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office announced increased reports of larcenies from motor vehicles and motor vehicle thefts. These incidents have been particularly frequent in the eastern portion of Ypsilanti Township.
Provost Martin Philbert has accepted a new core statement of principles for faculty-student interactions, which states faculty members “must base their actions solely on educational and professional reasons,” barring the most unusual circumstances.
On Friday afternoon, about 15 members and supporters of the University of Michigan Lecturers’ Employee Organization gathered at Hill Auditorium for an informational picket. They claimed the University’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance administration was trying to drastically cut the course loads and salaries of two SMTD lecturers in violation of their union contracts. LEO picketers, carrying signs stating “#RespectTheLecs,” handed out informational flyers to graduates and families arriving for SMTD graduation.
In a press release sent out Wednesday, the city of Ann Arbor announced an estimated 75,000 gallons of “partially treated wastewater” had overflowed into the Huron River from the city of Ann Arbor’s Waste Water Treatment Plant. According to the City, staff at the treatment plant discovered what they reported as an “overflow of plant effluent water from the tertiary filter backwash wet well” at 5:30 a.m.
A parent of a student at Ann Arbor Community High School filed a Title IX complaint to the Office of Civil Rights on April 25, claiming Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) has mishandled at least 12 incidents of sexual assault.
In her report, Jenny Hannibal alleges that the administration at Community High School, led by Dean Marci Tuzinsky, has violated Title IX guidelines by regularly failing to complete Title IX documentation forms.