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Company Overview of University of Michigan

Company Overview

University of Michigan is an educational institution that provides undergraduate, graduate, and special programs. It offers courses in aerospace engineering, architecture, biology, chemistry, communication studies, civil and environmental engineering, dance, environment, music, law, psychology, medical, and pharmacy. University of Michigan was founded in 1817 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States

Founded in 1817

Phone:

734-764-1817

Key Executives for University of Michigan

President
Age: 72
Dean of The A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Vice President and General Counsel
Associate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Associate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

University of Michigan Key Developments

The University of Michigan Signs Research Agreement with DiDi Chuxing

The University of Michigan will collaborate with Chinese institutions to advance research, development and deployment of new transportation technologies and cutting-edge innovations. S. Jack Hu, U-M vice president for research, signed a research agreement with DiDi Chuxing to develop scholarships and innovations related to the share economy. The nearly $1 million, three-year joint research program focuses on transportation optimization, big data, artificial language learning and artificial intelligence. It aims to better understand transportation behaviors norms, reduce congestion on the global transportation infrastructure and provide solutions to mobility.

University of Michigan to Appoint Kelli Trosvig as First Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Effective November 14, 2016

Kelli Trosvig will become the University of Michigan's first vice president for information technology and chief information officer, effective Nov. 14. The five-year appointment was approved by the Board of Regents. Trosvig is currently the vice president for information technology and chief information officer at the University of Washington. The new executive officer position was created and approved by the Board of Regents in February 2016. She will oversee an integrated information technology strategy for the entire university. In her current role at the University of Washington, Trosvig works closely with the president, provost, UW faculty and staff, and information technology boards to provide strategic planning, oversight and direction for UW's IT infrastructure, resources and services. She also leads an IT staff of 850 individuals with an annual operating budget of more than $116 million and $25 million in annual capital expenditures.

University of Michigan Appoints Robert Sellers as Chief Diversity Officer

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel is recommending the appointment of Robert Sellers as the university's first-ever chief diversity officer. The new position is being created primarily to lead the implementation of the universitywide diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan being unveiled by the university on October 6, 2016. In his role as chief diversity officer, Sellers will be a principal adviser to Schlissel and serve as a member of the university's executive leadership team. He also will serve as the vice provost for equity and inclusion and as the Charles D. Moody Collegiate Professor of Psychology and Education.

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