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Regents reappoint Coleman to second term

The Board of Regents voted June 16 to reappoint President Mary Sue Coleman to a second five-year term when her current contract expires July 31, 2007. The action came after a thorough review of her performance that included interviews with faculty, staff, students and other University stakeholders. More>

NIH renews funding for ISR Health and Retirement Study

At a briefing on Capitol Hill June 19, Michigan Congressman John Dingell announced a new award of $70 million to the Institute for Social Research (ISR) to continue the Health and Retirement Study, the nation’s leading resource for data on the health and economic circumstances of Americans over age 50.  More>

Coleman, Monts detail initiative
before community college presidents

Community college students who picture themselves at U-M should find that image is more likely to develop now than ever before.

That was among positive messages President Mary Sue Coleman and University administrators had for presidents and representatives from the state's 31 community and tribal colleges May 23, at the U-M Community College Transfer Initiative Reception and Conference. More>

Reading First federal literacy program works in Michigan

A four-year-old federal initiative designed to get all children reading by the end of third grade is working, according to a comprehensive University study of 108 Michigan schools. More>

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