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CFO accepts recommendation for short-term extension of Coca-Cola contracts

Timothy P. Slottow, executive vice president and chief financial officer, has accepted a recommendation by the Vendor Code of Conduct Dispute Review Board (DRB) that the University’s contracts with Coca-Cola be extended on a short-term, conditional basis while the company is given an opportunity to respond to alleged violations of the Vendor Code of Conduct (VCC). More>

Weiss to lead Rackham Graduate School

Janet A. Weiss, associate provost for academic affairs, will become the next dean of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies and vice provost for academic affairs-graduate studies. Her appointment, which will be effective Aug. 1 pending approval by the Board of Regents, was announced June 20 by President Mary Sue Coleman and Provost Paul N. Courant. More>

Expansion, renovation, succession highlight regents meeting

During its monthly meeting June 16, the Board of Regents heard details of the U-M Health System’s master plan for expansion of the medical campuses; approved the schematic design for renovation of the Observatory Lodge; and named Regent Andrea Fischer Newman board chair for 2005-06.

U-M Health System sets framework for growth of medical campuses >
Regents approve schematic design for Observatory Lodge renovation >
Newman to chair Board of Regents; Maynard tabbed vice chair >

Coleman, delegation head to China

President Mary Sue Coleman will lead a delegation to China June 18-25 to further the University's more than century-long ties to the country and finalize agreements for educational relationships with several leading Chinese universities. More>

Formulas won't work for higher education funding

The Michigan House passed a massive budget bill June 9 containing the fiscal year 2006 spending plan for higher education. The proposal, while well-intentioned, amounts to a one-size-fits-all policy for all state universities, says Provost Paul N. Courant. More>

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