October 21, 2022
by Alex Guberman

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‘The priorities are first to listen’: President Santa Ono discusses goals in first interview since taking office

In his first interview with The Michigan Daily, University President Santa Ono sat down with reporters to discuss his top priorities for his first 100 days and address his plans to facilitate change in terms of DEI, union relations, college athletics and more. As for why Ono chose to call Michigan his home: “Because the people are incredible. They are electric. They energize me every day.”

The Michigan Daily Guide to Midterms

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UMich President Santa Ono intends to establish a central ethics office to re-establish trust in administration

Yesterday, University President Santa Ono announced his plan to found an ethics, integrity and compliance office in response to the numerous instances of misconduct at the University over the last few years. The office will report directly to Ono, the vice president of the university and the general counsel, delivering regular reports for the Board of Regents. Though Ono aims to continue developing a more specific framework in the coming months, he sees this as an opportunity to “widen our focus on an institutional basis.” 

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Changes to Computer Science major are needed, but current execution is questionable

With the growing number of students interested in computer science, the University is struggling to find a solution to the low faculty-to-student ratio and difficulties enrolling in CS classes. The current plan, beginning in fall 2023, is to have prospective U-M students apply to the CS program in their senior year of high school. Delve into the benefits and drawbacks of the new system here.

The cost of inaction: What to do when school isn’t working

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