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At the Dec. 5, 2019 meeting of the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents, student protesters from the Climate Action Movement and One University Coalition challenged the Regents’ commitment to responding to student groups’ goals with concrete action.

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Live streamed on both the University’s website and YouTube, the Board of Regents held its third meeting of the year via Zoom on Thursday to approve recommended revisions to the Regents’ bylaws and address ongoing changes in University operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The board unanimously approved changes to the bylaws concerning the dismissal, demotion, termination and severance pay of tenured faculty. The changes include refusal of severance pay in cases of alleged misconduct.

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As most University of Michigan operations and travel remain disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, findings from one of the analysis teams for the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality suggests there are opportunities to reduce University travel in order to limit greenhouse gas emissions

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Following last week’s newly released Department of Education Title IX guidelines and regulations, over 300 members of the University community have signed a petition which includes seven demands in regards to University sexual misconduct policy.

The petition was created by LSA senior Morgan McCaul, a sister survivor and sexual violence prevention advocate, alongside student-run non-profit Roe v. Rape, a survivor empowerment organization. They are asking University administration to agree to commit to their demands in a written statement before June 1.

Track and field coach James Henry is the defendant in a sexual discrimination case filed by a former UM athlete

A former University of Michigan track and field athlete filed a lawsuit on May 7 alleging the University failed to protect her and created a hostile environment after another team member sexually assaulted her in 2016.

The lawsuit named the University, the Board of Regents, Athletic Director Warde Manuel, track and field coach James Henry and Title IX investigators as defendants for being indifferent towards her repeated pleas for protection from her assaulter, which the plaintiff alleges created a hostile environment.

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Each month, The Daily sits down with University President Mark Schlissel to discuss the most pressing questions about University policy, developments and challenges.

This month, Schlissel discussed COVID-19 and the fall semester, University finances as well as the University’s response to sexual misconduct allegations against former sports physician Robert Anderson.

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In a statement emailed to the campus community on April 28, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel

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In 2013, journalist and environmental activist Bill McKibben argued in a Rolling Stone article that college students would convince their administrations to se

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Civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton called on the University of Michigan to release a report on the number of African Americans involved in the management of the school’s endowment in a letter to University President Mark Schlissel and Chief Investment Officer Erik Lundberg last month.

Arthur Tarnow, senior United States district judge for the Eastern District of Michigan’s Southern Division, gave ruling in Andrew Lipian's case against the University Thursday.

Arthur Tarnow, senior United States district judge for the Eastern District of Michigan’s Southern Division, ruled on Thursday to both dismiss and proceed in a trial on claims made by Music, Theatre & Dance alum