Key Resources

 

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Table of Contents

Academics

RR 1         Academic admission, good standing, and completion policies
RR 2         Policies and procedures related to curriculum adoption, review, and evaluation

Budget

RR 3         Budgets and expenditure reports for units, programs, and the organization as a whole, and the organizational audits, at least for the prior five years.

External Relations

RR 4         Documents concerning Title III compliance and recertification
RR 5         Formal agreements for all consortia or contractual relationships
RR 6         Policies on interaction with other academic organizations and programs
RR 7         Reports from other agencies or accrediting bodies
RR 8         Third party comment notices

Faculty

RR 9         A complete roster of all faculty members (full- and part-time) and their teaching assignments during the current academic term
RR 10       Policies related to the employment, orientation, supervision, and evaluation of full-time faculty, parttime faculty, and Graduate Student Instructors

Organization and Governance

RR 11       Board rosters, charters, and bylaws, including those of separately incorporated entities
RR 12       Bylaws of faculty and staff assemblies or other representative bodies
RR 13       Governance documents: charter, bylaws, policies, membership, minutes, reports
RR 14       Minutes of major organizational committees, including self-study committee
RR 15       University Reviews

Institutional Infrastructure

RR 16       Maintenance plans
RR 17       Physical facilities master plan
RR 18       Policies for allocation and use of computer resources
RR 19       Policies on learning resources, including libraries, and formal agreements for the shared use of learning resources

Students Services

RR 20       Student service policies (residence, governance, health, financial aid, student records), and the refund policy 

Other Resources

RR 21       Catalogs, bulletins, viewbooks, and other promotional literature
RR 22       Faculty, staff, and student handbooks
RR 23       Reports referenced in the self-study report or used by working committees

 

RR 1    Academic admission, good standing, and completion policies

RR 1.1 A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Undergraduate

RR 1.1.1 Architecture Programs and Course Descriptions 2009 – 2010
                Bachelor of Science, p. 40
                                How To Apply, p. 47
                                Degree requirements, p. 60
                Academic Policies and Procedures, p.177
                                Academic Discipline, p. 184

Graduate

RR 1.1.2 Architecture Programs and Course Descriptions 2009 – 2010
                Master of Architecture Degree 2G, p.63
                                How To Apply, p. 66
                                Degree requirements, p. 83
                Master of Architecture Degree 3G, p.87
                                How To Apply, p. 90
                                Degree requirements, p. 106
                Doctoral Studies in Architecture, p. 139
                                Master of Science, Degree requirements, p.144
                                Ph.D. Degree, Degree Requirements, p.150
                                How To Apply, p. 163
                Academic Policies and Procedures, p.177
                                Academic Discipline, p. 184

RR 1.1.3 Urban and Regional Planning Programs and Course Descriptions 2009 – 2010
                Master of Urban Planning Degree, p. 38
                                Admissions Requirements, p. 38
                                Degree requirements, p. 44
                Ph.D. Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, p. 96
                                Admissions, p. 98
                                Ph.D. Degree requirements, p. 108
RR 1.1.4 Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies
                Good Academic Standing, p. 15
RR 1.1.5 Urban Design Admissions
RR 1.1.6 Master in Urban Design, Degree Requirements
RR 1.1.7 Academic Policies / Grading

RR 1.2 School of Art & Design

Undergraduate

RR 1.2.1 School of Art & Design Undergraduate Admissions
RR 1.2.2 2009 - 2010 Undergraduate Handbook
                BFA in Art and Design, p. 1
                                BFA in Art and Design Degree Requirements, p. 2
                BA in Art and Design, p. 6
                                BA in Art and Design Degree Requirements, p. 7
                BFA in Interarts Performance, p. 10
                                BFA in Interarts Performance Degree and Credit Requirements, p. 11
                Academic Policies and Procedures, p. 21
                                Academic Discipline, p. 21          

Graduate

RR 1.2.3 School of Art & Design Graduate Studies Admissions
RR 1.2.4 2009 - 2010 Graduate Program Handbook
                Master of Fine Arts program, p. 8
                                Master of Fine Arts program Curriculum Schedule, p. 10
                Policies and Procedures, p. 32
                                Grades and Transcripts, p. 34
RR 1.2.5 Design Science Ph.D. Program
                Program Coursework, p. 7
                Application Process, p. 18
RR 1.2.6 Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies
                1.3.12 Good Academic Standing, p. 15

RR 1.3 Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Undergraduate

RR 1.3.1 BBA Program Bulletin
                BBA Program requirements, p. 8
                                Admission options to the BBA Program, p. 8
                                BBA Degree Requirements, p. 10
                Grading Policies and Academic Honors, p. 22
                                Computation of Grade Point Average and Satisfactory Academic Standing, p. 23

Graduate

RR 1.3.2 Ross School of Business Admissions
RR 1.3.3 MBA, MAcc, & MSCM Program Bulletins
                MBA Program Requirements, p. 9
                Master of Accounting Program (MACC), p. 15
                Global and Executive MBA, p. 18
                Degree Progress Regulations, p. 20
                Grade Policies and Academic Honors, p. 23
                Graduation, p. 26
RR 1.3.4 Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) Registration Policies
RR 1.3.5 Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) Curriculum
RR 1.3.6 Global Master of Business Administration (MBA) Admissions
RR 1.3.7 Global Master of Business Administration (MBA) Curriculum
RR 1.3.8 Doctoral Program in Business Admissions
RR 1.3.9 Doctoral Program in Business Degree Requirements
RR 1.3.10 Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies
                Good Academic Standing, p. 15

RR 1.4 School of Dentistry

Undergraduate

RR 1.4.1 Undergraduate Academic Programs
(Application information and degree requirements provided by subfield only)
RR 1.4.2 Academic Program Policies & Procedures
RR 1.4.3 Scholarship & Promotion Guidelines

Graduate

RR 1.4.4 Graduate Academic Programs
(Application information and degree requirements provided by subfield only)
RR 1.4.5 Academic Program Policies & Procedures
RR 1.4.6 Scholarship & Promotion Guidelines

RR 1.5 School of Education

Undergraduate

RR 1.5.1 Undergraduate Academic Programs
(Application information is provided by subfield only)
RR 1.5.2 Undergraduate Certification and Degree Requirements
(Degree requirements are provided by sub-field only)
RR 1.5.3 School of Education Bulletin 2000-2004
                Academic Policies and Procedures, p. 63
                                Grade Point Average Policy, p. 65

Graduate

RR 1.5.4 School of Education Graduate Programs
(Degree requirements are provided by sub-field only)
RR 1.5.5 School of Education Graduate Programs Critical Deadlines
(Application information is provided by subfield only)
RR 1.5.6 Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies
                1.3.12 Good Academic Standing, p. 15

RR 1.6 College of Engineering

Undergraduate

RR 1.6.1 College of Engineering Bulletin
                Undergraduate Admissions, p. 11
                Academic Rules, p. 33
                Grades and Scholastic Standing, p. 40
                Requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree, p. 45
                Core CoE Requirements, p. 59
                (Degree requirements are provided by sub-field only)

Graduate

RR 1.6.2 College of Engineering Bulletin
                Academic Rules, p. 33
                Grades and Scholastic Standing, p. 40
                Graduate Admissions, p. 64
                Graduate Degree Options, p. 64
                (Degree requirements are provided by sub-field only)

RR 1.7 Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies

Graduate

RR 1.7.1 Rackham Graduate School Admissions
(Application information is provided by subfield only)
RR 1.7.2 Programs of Study
(Degree requirements are provided by sub-field only)
RR 1.7.3 Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies
                General Academic Requirements and Regulations, p. 4 
                                Good Academic Standing, p. 15
                Degree Requirements, p. 20
                                Doctoral Degrees, p. 20
                                Master’s Degrees, p. 30

RR 1.8 School of Information

Graduate

RR 1.8.1 School of Information Master of Science in Information Application Information
RR 1.8.2 School of Information Master’s Student Handbook
                Master of Science in Information, p. 2   
                Academic Policies, p. 6
                                Grades and Grading Policy, p. 9
                Graduation Procedures, p. 17
RR 1.8.3 School of Information Doctoral Program Application Information
RR 1.8.4 School of Information Doctoral Student Handbook
                Academic Policies and Procedures, p. 4
                                Achieving Candidacy and Meeting the Degree Requirements, p. 4
                                Academic Standing, p. 10
                Academic Policies, p. 11
                                Grades and Grading Policy, p. 14

RR 1.9 School of Kinesiology

Undergraduate

RR 1.9.1 The School of Kinesiology Bulletin 2009 - 2010
                Kinesiology Undergraduate Degree Requirements, p. 19
                Undergraduate Admission, Registration, and General Information, p. 23
                Undergraduate Academic Policies and Procedures, p. 64
                                Academic Standing and Probation, p. 78

Graduate

RR 1.9.2 The School of Kinesiology Bulletin 2009 - 2010
                The Master’s Degree, p. 86
                                Applying to the Master’s Program, p. 86
                The Ph.D. Program in Kinesiology, p. 90
                                Admission to the Ph.D. Program, p. 90
                                Requirements for the Ph.D. Degree, p. 92
                Graduate program Policies and Procedures, p. 102
                                Types of Admission p. 102
                                Grading Policies, p.106

RR 1.10 Law School

Graduate

RR 1.10.1 University of Michigan Law School Admissions
RR 1.10.1 University of Michigan Law School Student Handbook 2006
                Academic Programs, Requirements and Advising, p. 16
                Policies and Regulations, p. 41

RR 1.11 College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Undergraduate

RR 1.11.1 Bulletin of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan 2009 - 2010
                Requirements and Graduation Procedures, p. 6
                Academic Policies and Procedures, p. 14
                Special Degrees and Pre-Professional Studies, p. 24
                Departments, Programs, and Courses, p. 30
                Admissions and General Information, p. 299

RR 1.12 Medical School

Graduate

RR 1.12.1 University of Michigan Medical School Admissions
RR 1.12.2 University of Michigan Medical School Admissions Requirements
RR 1.12.3 Curriculum Highlights and Resources
                M1 Sequence Overview
                M2 Sequence Overview
RR 1.12.4 Student Handbook – Component III
                Policies and Guidelines, p. 5
                Calendars, p. 15
                Clerkship Information, p. 23
RR 1.12.5 Student Handbook – Component IV
                Policies and Guidelines, p. 5
                Calendars, p. 15
                Course Descriptions, p. 29
RR 1.12.6 Policies for Medical Student Evaluation, Advancement, and Graduation 2009-2010
                Evaluation of Student Performance, p. 1
                Academic Performance, p. 3
                                Grading, p. 3

RR 1.13 School of Music, Theatre & Dance

Undergraduate

RR 1.13.1 School of Music, Theater & Dance Undergraduate Admission Procedure
RR 1.13.2 School of Music, Theatre & Dance Student Handbook 2009 – 2010
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
                School of Music, Theater & Dance General Information, p. 3
                                Grades and Scholastic Standing, p. 11
                Information for Bachelor’s Degree Students, p. 14
                Bachelor’s Degree Programs, p. 17
                Performance Course Information - Bachelors and Masters, p. 93

Graduate

RR 1.13.3 School of Music, Theater & Dance Graduate Admissions
RR 1.13.4 School of Music, Theatre & Dance Student Handbook 2009 – 2010
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
                School of Music, Theater & Dance General Information, p. 3
                                Grades and Scholastic Standing, p. 11
                Performance Course Information - Bachelors and Masters, p. 93
                Information for Master’s Degree Students, p. 97
                Master’s Degree Programs, p. 103

RR 1.14 School of Natural Resources and Environment

Graduate

RR 1.14.1 School of Natural Resources and Environment Application Information
RR 1.14.2 Master’s Degree Programs
(Degree requirements are provided by sub-field only)
RR 1.14.3 Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies
                Good Academic Standing, p. 15
RR 1.14.4 Ph.D. Handbook
                Overview of Rackham’s General Requirements
                Procedures for NRE Doctoral Programs
                Required Courses
                Admission to Candidacy 
RR 1.14.5 Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies
                Good Academic Standing, p. 15

RR 1.15 School of Nursing

Undergraduate

RR 1.15.1 School of Nursing Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin 2008-2009
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
                Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs, p. 20
                                Admission Procedures and Requirements, p. 20
                                Undergraduate Progression Requirements, p. 23
                                Undergraduate Graduation Requirements, p. 24
                                Undergraduate Licensure and Certification, p. 25
                Registered Nurses in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (RN-BSN), p. 32
                                Admission Procedures and Requirements, p. 32
                RN To MS Concurrent Undergraduate and Graduate Studies in Nursing (NUGS), p. 38
                                Progression and Graduation Requirements, p.39
RR 1.15.2 Undergraduate Handbook of Academic Policies & Procedures 2009-2010
                Academic Rules, Policies, and Procedures, p.34
                                General Grading Policies, p. 36

Graduate

RR 1.15.3 School of Nursing Admissions and Financial Aid
(Application Information are provided by sub-field only)
RR 1.15.4 School of Nursing Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin 2008 - 2009
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
                Master’s Degree in Nursing Programs, p. 40
                                Program Design, p. 42
                                Graduate Certification, p. 44
                Doctoral Studies in Nursing Programs, p. 69
                                Curriculum and Program Design, p.69
                                Admission Requirements and Procedures, p.76
RR 1.15.5 Masters Handbook of Academic Policies & Procedures 2009-2010
                Academic Rules, Policies and Procedures, p. 46
                                Academic Standing/Discipline, p. 63
                Graduation and Licensure Information, p. 76
RR 1.15.6 Doctoral Handbook of Academic Policies and Procedures 2009 - 2010
                Academic Rules, Policies & Procedures, p. 45
                                Minimum Grade Requirement, p. 50

RR 1.16 College of Pharmacy

Undergraduate

RR 1.16.1 College of Pharmacy, 2009-2010 Bulletin
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
                Information for Applicants, p. 6
                Student Policies, Definition of Class Standing, p. 11
                Student Policies, Academic Deficiencies, p. 12
                B.S. Degree Program, p. 19

Graduate

RR 1.16.1 College of Pharmacy, 2009-2010 Bulletin
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
                Information for Applicants, p. 6
                Student Policies, Definition of Class Standing, p. 11
                Student Policies, Academic Deficiencies, p. 12
                Doctor of Pharmacy Degree Program, p. 16

RR 1.17 School of Public Health

Graduate

RR 1.17.1 Master of Public Health & Master of Health Services Administration Application Process
RR 1.17.2 Masters of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Applications and Deadlines
RR 1.17.3 Executive Education & On Job/On Campus (OJ/OC) programs, How to Apply
RR 1.17.4 School of Public Health Degree List
(Degree Requirements are provided by sub-field only)
RR 1.17.5 SPH Student Policies and Procedures for M.P.H. and M.H.S.A. Students
RR 1.17.6 School of Public Health Policy on Academic Probation
RR 1.17.7 Rackham Graduate School Degree Requirements
RR 1.17.8 Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies
                Good Academic Standing, p. 15

RR 1.18 Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Undergraduate

RR 1.18.1 Undergraduate Program Admissions
RR 1.18.2 BA in Public Policy Program Handbook 2009-2010
                Academics, p. 11
                                Degree Requirements, p. 11
                                Academic Policies, p. 13

Graduate

RR 1.18.3 Masters Programs Admissions
RR 1.18.4 Masters in Public Policy/Public Administration Program Handbook 2009-2010
                Academics, p. 12
                                Degree Requirements: MPP, p. 12
                                Degree Requirements: MPA, p. 13
                                Academic Policies, p. 16
RR 1.18.5 Doctoral Programs Admissions
RR 1.18.6 Joint PhD Programs Handbook 2009
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
                Rackham Requirements, p. 12
                Public Policy Requirements, p. 13
                Social Science Requirements, p. 16
                Good Standing, p. 29

RR 1.19 School of Social Work

Graduate

RR 1.19.1 Master of Social Work Program Admissions
RR 1.19.2 Master of Social Work Program Curriculum
                Master of Social Work Degree Requirements
RR 1.19.3 School of Social Work Academic and Professional Policies
                Academic Standing and Academic Difficulty
                                Policy on Conditions Placing Students on Academic Probation
RR 1.19.4 Doctoral Program Admissions
(Admissions Information provided by subfield only)
RR 1.19.5 2009 Doctoral Guidelines
                Requirements for the PhD Degree in the Doctoral Program, p. 1
                                Doctoral Social Work Curriculum, p. 3
                                Curriculum Structure and Course Requirements, p. 3
                Academic Good Standing, p. 17

 

RR 2    Policies and procedures related to curriculum adoption, review, and evaluation

RR 2.1 Unit Assessment of the Student Learning Environment, University of Michigan


RR 3    Budgets and expenditure reports for units, programs, and the organization as a whole, and the organizational audits, at least for the prior five years

RR 3.1 Office of the Provost Budgets

Office of the Provost Budgeting Documents and Presentations
RR 3.1.1 FY 2009-2010 Budget Presentation to the Board of Regents
RR 3.1.2 FY 2008-2009 Budget Presentation to the Board of Regents
RR 3.1.3 FY 2007-2008 Budget Presentation to the Board of Regents
RR 3.1.4 FY 2006-2007 Budget Presentation to the Board of Regents
RR 3.1.5 FY 2005-2006 Budget Presentation to the Board of Regents

Supplemental Materials
RR 3.1.6 Cost Containment Efforts
RR 3.1.7 Provost Task Forces on Cost Reduction and Revenue Enhancement

RR 3.2 Business and Finance Division

Business and Finance Division Business & Finance Reports
RR 3.2.1 University of Michigan Financial Report, Year Ending June 2009
RR 3.2.2 University of Michigan Financial Report, Year Ending June 2008
RR 3.2.3 University of Michigan Financial Report, Year Ending June 2007
RR 3.2.4 University of Michigan Financial Report, Year Ending June 2006
RR 3.2.5 University of Michigan Financial Report, Year Ending June 2005

University of Michigan Financial Operations Consolidated Annual Reports
RR 3.2.5 Reports on Federal Awards in Accordance with OMB Circular A-133 2008
RR 3.2.6 Reports on Federal Awards in Accordance with OMB Circular A-133 2007
RR 3.2.7 Reports on Federal Awards in Accordance with OMB Circular A-133 2006
RR 3.2.8 Reports on Federal Awards in Accordance with OMB Circular A-133 2005

RR 3.3 Office of Budget and Planning

Office of Budget and Planning UM Budget Detail
RR 3.3.1 FY2009-2010 Ann Arbor Campus Summary   
RR 3.3.2 FY2009-2010 Ann Arbor Campus Detail
RR 3.3.3 FY2008-2009 Ann Arbor Campus Summary
RR 3.3.4 FY2008-2009 Ann Arbor Campus Detail
RR 3.3.5 FY2007-2008 Ann Arbor Campus Summary
RR 3.3.6 FY2007-2008 Ann Arbor Campus Detail
RR 3.3.7 FY2006-2007 Ann Arbor Campus Summary
RR 3.3.8 FY2006-2007 Ann Arbor Campus Detail
RR 3.3.9 FY2005-2006 Ann Arbor Campus Summary
RR 3.3.10 FY2005-2006 Ann Arbor Campus Detail

Data Displays
RR 3.3.11 Comparative Graphs   
RR 3.3.12 Enrollment and Degree Tables
RR 3.3.13 Faculty and Staff Data Tables
RR 3.3.14 Financial Activity Tables
RR 3.3.15 Overviews
RR 3.3.16 Summary Profiles
RR 3.3.17 Sources of Tuition for Rackham Graduate Students

Facts & Figures
RR 3.3.18 Admissions-Related Policies and Statistics   
RR 3.3.19 College Portrait
RR 3.3.20 Common Data Set
RR 3.3.21 Cost of Attendance
RR 3.3.22 Degrees Conferred
RR 3.3.23 Enrollment and FTE
RR 3.3.24 Faculty and Staff
RR 3.3.25 Financial and Research Data
RR 3.3.26 Student Characteristics and Statistics
RR 3.3.27 Other Institutional Information

Supplemental Materials
RR 3.3.28 About the U-M Budget Model
RR 3.3.29 General Fund Budget Study

RR 3.4 Office of the Vice President for Communications

           RR 3.4.1 Understanding the University Budget
           RR 3.4.2 University of Michigan Funding: A Snapshot


RR 4    Documents concerning Title III compliance and recertification

Title III of The Higher Education Opportunity Act (Public Law 110-315) does not apply to the University of Michigan. This Resource Room item has consequently been left blank.

 

RR 5    Formal agreements for all consortia or contractual relationships

RR 5.1 University of Michigan Procurement Services

University Contracts
RR 5.1.1 Commodity Matrix is an alphabetical listing of commodities and services with ordering guides
RR 5.1.2 Alphabetical Listing by Commodity and Services
RR 5.1.3 Alphabetical Listing by Supplier Names

RR 5.2 Research Project Contracts and Approval Proposals

Office for the Vice President of Research
RR 5.2.1 Sponsored Awards on the Web
RR 5.2.2 Sponsored proposal and awards since 2000

RR 6    Policies on interaction with other academic organizations and programs

The University of Michigan is a member of in several higher education organizations the interaction policies of which are described below.

RR 6.1 Committee on Institutional Cooperation

The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) is a consortium of the Big Ten universities plus the University of Chicago. Through the CIC these institutions have advanced their academic missions, generated unique opportunities for students and faculty, and served the common good by sharing expertise, leveraging campus resources, and collaborating on innovative programs. The Executive Leadership of the CIC consists of the Provosts of the member universities.

RR 6.2 Association of American Universities

The Association of American Universities (AAU) is a nonprofit organization of 62 leading public and private research universities in the United States and Canada that works to maintain the productive partnership between the nation’s research universities and the federal government. AAU Membership Policy guides the work of a standing Membership Committee, which periodically evaluates non-member universities for invitation to membership, and evaluates current members to assure that their institutional missions, and the fulfillment of those missions, remain consonant with the character and purpose of the association.

RR 6.3 Association of American Colleges & Universities

The Association of American Colleges & Universities comprises 1,200 member institutions and organizes its work around five broad goals: A Guiding Vision for Liberal Education, Inclusive Excellence, Intentional and Integrative Learning, Civic, Diversity, and Global Engagement, and Authentic Evidence.

AAC&U membership is open to:

  • Any U.S. degree granting, higher education institution that is accredited by one of the six regional accrediting associations.
  • Any non-U.S., degree granting higher education institution that is authorized to grant degrees by its respective national ministry of education.
  • Any U.S. college or university system office.
  • Any U.S. higher education agency.
  • Any U.S. non-degree granting, 501(c)(3) organization that shares a compatible mission.

RR 6.4 University Research Corridor

The University Research Corridor is an alliance between Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University to transform, strengthen and diversify the state’s economy.  Several key partnerships spark regional economic development through invention, innovation and technology transfer; educate a work force prepared for the knowledge economy; and attract smart and talented people to the state.

RR 6.5 The Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan

The Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan  serves as a forum for the presidents and chancellors of Michigan's 15 public universities to discuss and frame positions on key higher education finance and policy issues. Among its major activities and partnerships, the Presidents Council serves as an advocate in the state capitol by monitoring and providing analysis on public policy issues and legislation. Overall direction of the Council is provided by the chief executive officers of the state's public universities.

RR 6.6 Michigan Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

The Michigan Higher Education Recruitment Consortium supports the efforts of each of its member institutions to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, administrators, and staff through the sharing of information and resources.

The eligibility of institutions is dictated by the following criteria:

  • Accredited institutions located principally in the state of Michigan
  • Payment of membership dues
  • Maintain current and accurate listings of academic and staff positions on the Michigan HERC website
  • Support the Michigan HERC's efforts to track data as a means to measure HERC's success

RR 7    Reports from other agencies or accrediting bodies

(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)

RR 7.1 A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
RR 7.2 School of Art & Design
RR 7.3 Stephen M. Ross School of Business
RR 7.4 School of Dentistry
RR 7.5 College of Engineering
RR 7.6 School of Information
RR 7.7 Law School
RR 7.8 Medical School
RR 7.9 School of Nursing
RR 7.10 College of Pharmacy
RR 7.11 School of Public Health
RR 7.12 School of Social Work

RR 8    Third party comment notices

University of Michigan Re-accreditation - Invitation to Submit Comments

The University of Michigan – Ann Arbor (U-M) invites you to be an active participant in its review for re-accreditation by submitting your comments about the University to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), its regional agency for accreditation. The U-M has been accredited by the HLC/NCA since 1913. 

On March 15-17, 2010, the U-M will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit by a team appointed by the HLC. The team will review the U-M’s ongoing ability to meet the HLC’s criteria for accreditation and the University’s special emphasis study on the topic of internationalization.  More information is available at http://www.accreditation.umich.edu/.  The HLC seeks comments that address substantive matters related to the quality of the U-M and its academic programs. 

To submit comments online:
http://ncahlc.org/ (click on “File Third Party Comment”)
 
Or send written comments to:
Public Comment on the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
The Higher Learning Commission
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504

You must provide your name, address, and telephone number.  The HLC doesn’t treat comments from the public as confidential.  All comments must be received by February 1, 2010. 

Publications:

  • University Record
  • Michigan Daily
  • Michigan Alumnus
  • Ann Arbor.com

RR 9    A complete roster of all faculty members (full- and part-time) and their teaching assignments during the current academic term

RR 9.1 U-M Faculty Roster

RR 9.1.1 List of U-M Faculty (Fall 2008)
RR 9.1.2 Teaching assignments of U-M Faculty (Fall 2008)

 

RR 10. Policies related to the employment, orientation, supervision, and evaluation of full-time faculty, part time faculty, and Graduate Student Instructors

RR 10.1 University of Michigan Faculty Handbook Appendix

Faculty Members and the University: A Guide"

  • Fundamental Tenets of Membership in the University Community
  • Diversity and Nondiscrimination
  • Administrative Structure
  • Faculty Roles in Governance
  • Appointments
  • Tenure
  • Scholarship and Research
  • Teaching and Faculty Interactions with Students
  • Faculty as Representatives of the University/Service
  • Resolution of Disputes
  • Sexual Harassment
  • University Records, Privacy, and Access to Information
  • Legislation and Budgetary Procedures
  • Benefits, Services, and Support
  • Leaves, Absences, Holidays, Vacations, and University Closures
  • University Travel and Reimbursement
  • Campus Health and Safety
  • Retirement, Emeritus/Emerita Status
  • Technology and Communications

RR 10.2 Graduate Employee’s Organization Contract

Current GEO Contract: 2005-2008
Articles:

  • Recognition and Definitions
  • University Rights
  • No Interference
  • Anti-discrimination and Equal Opportunity Employment
  • Union Dues and Representation-Service Fees
  • Union Rights
  • Information
  • Job Security
  • Posting, Initial Employment and Re-employment
  • Salaries
  • Benefits
  • Child Care
  • Medical Leave
  • Jury Duty, Witness Service, and Immigration Proceedings
  • Bereavement Leave Pay
  • Grievance and Arbitration Procedures
  • Special Conferences
  • Changes Resulting in a Conference
  • Class Size
  • Curriculum
  • GSI Training
  • Tuition Waiver
  • GSA Rights
  • Past Practices
  • Waiver
  • Law Savings Clause
  • Term of Agreement

Memoranda of Understanding:

  • Affirmative Action
  • Allegedly Lost Student Papers and Examinations
  • Work/Life Resource Center
  • Summer Benefits
  • Compliance With The Family Medical Leave Act
  • International Graduate Student Training
  • Affirmative Action Representative
  • Same-sex Domestic Partner
  • Implementation of Article IX

Appendices:

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Policy for Graduate Students with Non-English Medium Undergraduate Backgrounds Who Seek GSI Positions in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act
  • Bulletin Boards

RR 11 Board rosters, charters, and bylaws, including those of separately incorporated entities (e.g., research, development, foundation, alumni associations, or athletic corporations)

RR 11.1 Board of Regents

RR 11.1.1 University Board of Regents

  • Julia Donovan Darlow, Ann Arbor
  • Laurence B. Deitch, Bingham Farms
  • Denise Ilitch, Bingham Farms
  • Olivia P. Maynard, Goodrich
  • Andrea Fischer Newman, Ann Arbor
  • Andrew C. Richner, Grosse Pointe Park
  • S. Martin Taylor, Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Katherine E. White, Ann Arbor
  • Mary Sue Coleman (ex officio)

RR 11.2.1 The Bylaws of the University of Michigan Board of Regents

Chapter I: The Board of Regents
Sec. 1.01: Meetings of the Board (revised July 2008)
Sec. 1.03. Notice of Meetings (revised July 2008)
Sec. 1.04. Quorum
Sec. 1.05. Rules of Procedure (revised July 2008)
Sec. 1.06. Officers of the Board (revised June 2004)
Sec. 1.07. Committees (revised February 2005)
Sec. 1.09. Meeting Agenda (revised July 2008)
Sec. 1.10. Resolutions in Writing (revised July 2008)
Sec. 1.11. Minutes of Formal Sessions (revised July 2008)
Sec. 1.12. Regents' Expenses (revised July 2008)
Sec. 1.13. Business Transactions (revised July 2008)
Sec. 1.14. Regental and Executive/Senior Officer Conflict of Interest Policy (revised
Sept. 1994)
“Supplemental Procedure for Handling Potential Conflicts Involving a
Regent,” approved June 2005, Appendix 1
“Supplemental Procedure for Handling Potential Conflicts Involving the
President,” approved October 2006, Appendix 2

Chapter II: University Officers
Sec. 2.01. The President
Sec. 2.02. The University of Michigan-Dearborn: The Chancellor
Sec. 2.03. The University of Michigan-Flint: The Chancellor
Sec. 2.04. The Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (revised April
2009)
Sec. 2.05. The Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Sec. 2.06. The Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs (revised July 2008)
Sec. 2.07. The Vice President for Government Relations
Sec. 2.08. The Vice President for Research
Sec. 2.09. The Vice President for Development
Sec. 2.10. The Vice President for Student Affairs
Sec. 2.11. The Vice President and Secretary of the University
Sec. 2.12. The Vice President and General Counsel
Sec. 2.13. The Vice President for Communications
Sec. 2.14. Appointments
Sec. 2.15. Oath of Office
Sec. 2.16. Gifts to Regents and University Employees
Sec. 2.17. The Powers and Duties of the Officers and Committees

Chapter III: Business Management, Finance, and Property
Sec. 3.01. The Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (revised November
1993)
Sec. 3.02. Salaries of Employees
Sec. 3.03. University Funds (revised November 1993)
Sec. 3.04. Bonds of University Officers
Sec. 3.05. Gifts to the University (revised March 1995)
Sec. 3.06. Solicitation of Funds
Sec. 3.07. Approval and Execution of University Documents (revised October 1999)
Sec. 3.08. Expenditures from Gift or Trust Funds (revised November 1993)
Sec. 3.09. Pledges of University Securities
Sec. 3.10. Ownership of Patents, Copyrights, Computer Software, Property Rights, and
Other

Chapter IV: The University Senate
Sec. 4.01. The University Senate
Sec. 4.02. Rules of the Senate
Sec. 4.03. Senate Assembly Composition (revised April 2009)
Sec. 4.04. Senate Assembly: Powers and Duties
Sec. 4.05. Senate Assembly: Nomination and Election of Members
Sec. 4.06. Senate Assembly Organization
Sec. 4.07. Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs
Sec. 4.08. Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs: Powers and
Responsibilities

Chapter V: The Faculties and Academic Staff A, B
Sec. 5.01. Definitions (revised October 2003)
Sec. 5.02. Governing Bodies in Schools and Colleges (revised January 1993)
Sec. 5.03. Powers and Duties of the Governing Faculties
Sec. 5.04. Faculty Procedure
Sec. 5.05. Faculty Communications to the Board
Sec. 5.06. The Deans and Executive Committees
Sec. 5.07. Administrative Officers of Other University Units (revised July 1997)
Sec. 5.08. Appointment, Tenure, Promotion, and Resignation of the Staff (revised April
1991)
Sec. 5.09. Procedures in Cases of Dismissal, Demotion, or Terminal Appointment
(revised November 1993)
Sec. 5.10. Severance Pay
Sec. 5.11. Divided and Part-Time Service
Sec. 5.12. Outside Employment
Sec. 5.13. Governmental Activities
Sec. 5.14. Leaves of Absence
Sec. 5.15. Vacation Allowance
Sec. 5.16. Temporary Absences (revised November 1993)
Sec. 5.17. Sick Leave for Teaching Staff and Academic Research Staff
Sec. 5.18. Sick Leave for Other Academic Personnel (revised November 1993)
Sec. 5.19. Retirement of the President, Faculty, and Executive Officers (revised April
1995)
Sec. 5.20. Emeritus and Emerita Faculty (revised April 1995)
Sec. 5.21. Distinguished University Professorships
Sec. 5.22. Adjunct Professorships
Sec. 5.23. Clinical Instructional Staff (revised June 2001)
Sec. 5.24. Research Scientists and Research Professors (revised October 2003)

Chapter VI: Schools and Colleges: Program Definitions
Sec. 6.01. General Purpose
Sec. 6.02. Degree Program Definitions (revised September 2004)
Sec. 6.03. Institutes and Centers (revised April 1995)
Sec. 6.04. Departments
Sec. 6.05. Divisions of the University (revised April 2009)

Chapter VII: Student Affairs
Sec. 7.01. The Committee on Communications
Sec. 7.03. Office of Student Affairs (revised April 1992)
Sec. 7.04. Vice President for Student Affairs (revised April 1992)
Sec. 7.05. Student Participation in Decision-Making (revised April 1992)

Chapter VIII: Admission and Registration of Students
Sec. 8.01. The Director of Admissions (revised April 2009)
Sec. 8.02. The Registrar (revised November 1993)
Sec. 8.04. Residence Requirements (revised July 2008)

Chapter IX: Commencement and Degrees
Sec. 9.01. Board of Regents to Grant Degrees
Sec. 9.02. Recommendations for Degrees in Course
Sec. 9.03. Recommendations for Honorary Degrees (revised July 2008)
Sec. 9.04. Honorary Alumni
Sec. 9.05. Regents’ Citation of Honor
Sec. 9.06. Outstanding Achievement Award

Chapter X: Fees and Charges
Sec. 10.01. Policies Governing Student Fees (revised April 2009)
Sec. 10.02. Time of Payment of Fees (revised November 1993)
Sec. 10.03. Exemptions from Payment of Fees

Chapter XI: The Schools and Colleges and Affiliated Units A, B, C
Sec. 11.01. The A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning Executive
Committee
Sec. 11.02. The School of Art & Design Executive Committee
Sec. 11.03. The Stephen M. Ross School of Business Executive Committee
Sec. 11.05. The Stephen M. Ross School of Business Division of Executive Education
Sec. 11.06. The University of Michigan-Dearborn Citizens Advisory Committee
Sec. 11.07. The University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
Executive Committee
Sec. 11.08. The University of Michigan-Dearborn School of Education Executive
Committee
Sec. 11.09. The University of Michigan-Dearborn: College of Engineering and Computer
Science Executive Committee
Sec. 11.10. The University of Michigan-Dearborn School of Management Executive
Committee
Sec. 11.11. The School of Dentistry Executive Committee
Sec. 11.12. The School of Dentistry Laboratories, Dental Clinic, and the University of
Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Sec. 11.13. The School of Dentistry: Dental Hygienists
Sec. 11.14. The School of Education Executive Committee
Sec. 11.15. The School of Education: Courses for the Training of Teachers of Kinesiology
(revised April 2009)
Sec. 11.16. The School of Education Teacher's Certificate
Sec. 11.17. The College of Engineering Executive Committee (revised October 2007)
Sec. 11.18. The University of Michigan-Flint College of Arts and Sciences Executive
Committee
Sec. 11.19. The University of Michigan-Flint School of Management Executive
Committee
Sec. 11.20. The University of Michigan-Flint Citizens Advisory Committee
Sec. 11.21. The University of Michigan-Flint School of Education and Human Services
Executive Committee
Sec. 11.22. The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies: The Dean and the
Executive Board
Sec. 11.23. The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies: Institutes and Bureaus
Sec. 11.24. The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies: Institute for Human
Adjustment
Sec. 11.25. The University of Michigan Press
Sec. 11.26. The University of Michigan Press: Director and Executive Committee
Sec. 11.27. The Law School: The Dean
Sec. 11.28. The Law School: The Lawyers Club
Sec. 11.29. The School of Information: The Dean
Sec. 11.30. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: The Executive Committee
Sec. 11.31. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: Laboratories and Museum
Collections
Sec. 11.32. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: Exhibit Museums
Sec. 11.33. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: Astronomical
Observatories
Sec. 11.34. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: The Edwin S. George
Reserve
Sec. 11.35. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: The Biological Station
Sec.11.36. The University of Michigan Health System (revised July 2008)
Sec. 11.37. The Medical School: The Executive Faculty
Sec. 11.38. The Medical School Executive Committee
Sec. 11.39. The Medical School: Full-time and Part-time Service of Faculty Members
Sec. 11.40. The Medical School: The Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
(revised April 2005)
Sec. 11.41. The School of Nursing Executive Committee
Sec. 11.42. The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Sec. 11.43. The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Executive Board
Sec. 11.44. The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Executive Board:
Powers and Duties
Sec. 11.45. The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers: The Director and
Chief Executive Officer
Sec. 11.46. The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers: Professional
Service
Sec. 11.47. The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers: Admission of
Patients
Sec. 11.48. The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers: Disclosure of
Hospitals and Health Centers’ Records
Sec. 11.49. The School of Music, Theatre & Dance: The Executive Committee
Sec. 11.50. The School of Natural Resources and Environment: The Executive
Committee
Sec. 11.51. The College of Pharmacy: The Executive Committee
Sec. 11.52. The School of Public Health: The Executive Committee (revised June 2007)
Sec. 11.53. The School of Social Work: The Executive Committee (Revised January
2006)
Sec. 11.54. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: General Purposes (revised July
2008)
 Sec. 11.55. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: Organization of Department
(revised July 2008)
Sec. 11.56. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: The Director (revised July
2008)
Sec. 11.58. The Advisory Board on Intercollegiate Athletics
Sec. 11.59. The Advisory Board on Intercollegiate Athletics: Organization (Revised December
2005)
Sec. 11.60. The Advisory Board on Intercollegiate Athletics: Functions (Revised October
2005)
Sec. 11.61. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: Funds (revised July 2008)
Sec. 11.62. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: Facilities (revised July 2008)
Sec. 11.63. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: Advisory Committee on
Recreational Sports (revised July 2008)
Sec. 11.64. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: Advisory Committee on
Recreational Sports: Organization and Functions (revised July 2008)
Sec. 11.65. Division of Kinesiology (revised April 2009)
Sec. 11.66. The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: The Executive Committee

Chapter XII: The University Libraries
Sec. 12.01. The University Library
Sec. 12.011. The University Library: The University Librarian and Dean of Libraries and
Library Council (revised July 2008)
Sec. 12.012. The University Library: File of University Publications (revised July 2008)
Sec. 12.013. The University Library: Library Rules (revised July 2008)
Sec. 12.02. The Law Library
Sec. 12.03. The William L. Clements Library (revised July 2008)
Sec. 12.04. The Bentley Historical Library (revised November 1993)
Sec. 12.05. Libraries Advisory Committee (revised July 2008)
Sec. 12.06. The Kresge Library in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business (revised
September 2004)

Chapter XIII: Other University Units, Agencies, and Services
Sec. 13.03. Army, Navy, and Air Force Officer Education Programs
Sec. 13.04. University of Michigan Alumni Association (revised October 1993)
Sec. 13.06. University Committee on Broadcasting (revised November 1993)
Sec. 13.08. Institute for Social Research (revised April 2009)
Sec. 13.11. The Board for Student Publications (revised July 1992)
Sec. 13.13. Museum of Art (revised March 1996)
Sec. 13.14. University Human Resources (revised July 2008)
Sec. 13.15. Life Sciences Institute (added December 2001)

Chapter XIV: Miscellaneous Rules and Regulations
Sec. 14.01. Powers and Duties of the Governing Bodies of all University Agencies, Other
Than Schools and Colleges
Sec. 14.02. Saving Clause
Sec. 14.03. Amendments of Bylaws
Sec. 14.04. Revocation of Delegated Authority
Sec. 14.05. Repeal
Sec. 14.06. Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action (revised April 2009)
Sec. 14.07. Privacy and Access to Information

RR 11.2 Alumni Association

About the Alumni Association
RR 11.2.1 The Board of Directors and Alumni Leadership Council (ALC) roster
RR 11.2.2 The Board of Directors and Alumni Leadership Council (ALC) bylaws

RR 11.3 University Musical Society

About the University Musical Society
RR 11.3.1 Board of Directors roster
RR 11.3.2 Bylaws of the University Musical Society
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)

RR 11.4 Michigan Public Media

The University Of Michigan Board Of Regents acts as the Board of Directors for Michigan Public Media. Michigan Public Media follows the policies and procedures outlined by the University of Michigan Standard Practice Guide.

RR 11.5 Office of Student Publications

Office of Student Publications
RR 11.5.1 Board of Directors (click on “About Us” and then on “Members”)
RR 11.5.2 Bylaws of the Board for Student Publications
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)

RR 11.6 Advisory Board on Intercollegiate Athletics

RR 11.6.1 Advisory Board on Intercollegiate Athletics
RR 11.6.2 The Bylaws of the University of Michigan Board of Regents (See Sec. 11.58 - 11.60)

RR 12 Bylaws of faculty and staff assemblies or other representative bodies

RR 12.1 Central Faculty Governance

Senate Advisory Committee of University Affairs
RR 12.1.1 Rules of the University Senate, the Senate Assembly and the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs

RR 12.2 Staff Union Contracts

Unions and Contracts
RR 12.2.1 AFSCME Contract
RR 12.2.2 POAM Contract
RR 12.2.3 House Officers Agreement
RR 12.2.4 IUOE 2005 Contract
RR 12.2.5 IATSE 2007 Contract
RR 12.2.6 TRADES Contract
RR 12.2.7 Bargained-For Staff Wages

RR 12.3 Voices of the Staff

Voices of the Staff
RR 12.3.1 Voices of the Staff Mission Statement

 

RR 13 Governance documents: charter, bylaws, policies, membership, minutes, reports

(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)

RR 13.1 A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
RR 13.2 School of Art & Design
RR 13.3 Stephen M. Ross School of Business
RR 13.4 School of Dentistry
RR 13.5 School of Education
RR 13.6 College of Engineering
RR 13.7 School of Information
RR 13.8 School of Kinesiology
RR 13.9 Law School
RR 13.10 College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
RR 13.11 Medical School
RR 13.12 School of Music, Theater & Dance
RR 13.13 School of Natural Resources & Environment
RR 13.14 School of Nursing
RR 13.15 College of Pharmacy
RR 13.16 School of Public Health
RR 13.17 Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
RR 13.18 School of Social Work

 

RR 14 Minutes of major organizational committees, including self-study committee

RR 14.1 University of Michigan Board of Regents

RR 14.1.1 Board of Regents’ Meetings - Minutes

RR 14.2 University of Michigan Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs

RR 14.2.1 Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) - SACUA Meeting Minutes

RR 14.3 University of Michigan Senate Assembly

RR 14.3.1 Senate Assembly - Senate Assembly Meeting Minutes

RR 15  University Reviews

(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)

RR 15.1 Provost’s Office Strategic Assessment of the School of Dentistry
RR 15.2 College of Literature, Science, and the Arts External Review of the Department of Psychology
RR 15.3 Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies Program Review of the Department of Geological Sciences

RR 16. Maintenance plans

RR 16.1 Plant Operations Division at the University of Michigan

The Plant Operations Division maintains all aspects of the University's facilities and provides related services. The Division includes several departments, including,

  • Facilities Maintenance provides 24 hour building maintenance, operation and environmental monitoring of campus buildings & facilities. Centralized service shops include HVAC, Plumbing, Pumps, Steam Distribution & Insulation, Electrical, Fire Systems, Elevators, Roofing, Metal Crafts & Machine Repair. Geographically distributed Zone Maintenance teams serve Campus, University Hospitals & Health Centers.
  • Plant Building and Grounds Services is made up of Building Services, Grounds Services, Heavy Equipment Garage, Landscape Architecture, Pest Management, and Waste Management Services. Work plans include Landscape Maintenance Work Plans, Standard Service Level Goals, and the Building Services, Custodial Cleaning Guide 2009.               
  • Utilities & Plant Engineering provides for the purchasing, generation, distribution, conservation, and accounting of utilities for the University. Provides engineering for operations, maintenance, energy management, and utilities for Plant Operations.                           

RR 16.2 UManage Facilities Services                      

The UManage Facilities Services program is a joint effort between Business & Finance and the academic units to serve the needs of customers across campus. The program gives users additional vendor choices and management tools. U-M Internal Service Providers remain an option for all facilities resources needs.        

RR 16.3 University Housing Services                      

University Housing maintains its facilities through repair and maintenance services made available to residents.

RR 16.4 Architecture, Engineering and Construction

Architecture, Engineering and Construction plans and manages the design and construction of new facilities, additions, renovations, utility and infrastructure improvements assuring that all projects will be constructed in accordance with University and state criteria for quality design including economics of construction and operation.                   

RR 16.5 Space Utilization Initiative

The Space Utilization Initiative is a multi-year initiative to explore and improve the utilization of space and facilities on the Ann Arbor campus. This phased and interactive process involves close cooperation with all University units as the most effective plan for using the physical resources that support the core mission is developed. Healthy growth and continued excellence in academics and research remain the guiding priorities.

            

RR 17. Physical facilities master plan

RR 17.1  Architecture, Engineering and Construction

Architecture, Engineering and Construction Campus & Master Plans

RR 17.2 Residence Life Initiatives

Residence Life Initiatives

 

RR 18 Policies for allocation and use of computer resources

RR 18.1 Faculty Handbook

The University of Michigan Faculty Handbook, Chapter 20 – Technology and Communications

RR 18.2 Information Technology Services Policies

Information Technology Policies

RR 18.3 Information Technology Services

All eligible members of the U-M Ann Arbor campus receive the Standard Computing Services at no charge. For more information about standard computing services, see Understanding Your Standard Computing Services (S4260).

RR 19 Policies on learning resources, including libraries, and formal agreements for the shared use of learning resources

RR 19.1 Space Utilization Initiative

Space Utilization Initiative Shared scheduling of classrooms
Shared scheduling of classrooms (8am-12pm): As part of the University of Michigan's Space Utilization Initiative, the University recently established a new policy requiring all general purpose classrooms to be shared campus wide between the hours of 8am and noon.   This new policy enables the University to more fully utilize its classroom space and enables departments and the Registrar's Office to place classes in classrooms that best fit the instructional pedagogy, whenever possible.

RR 19.2 Committee on Institutional Cooperation

Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Collaborative Projects

  • Library Collaborations: The Center for Library Initiatives focuses on three key objectives--optimizing student and faculty access to the combined resources of CIC member institutions’ libraries; maximizing cost, time, and space savings; and supporting a collaborative environment where library staff can work together to solve their mutual problems.
  • Technology Collaborations: In view of how information technology (IT) important is to the future of higher education, the Chief Information Officers (CIOs) of the CIC universities have made it their priority to build IT capacity while reducing costs.
  • Purchasing and Licensing: By joining forces, member universities are able to negotiate better licensing terms and gain significant price advantages on products with relatively high margins. To date, CIC has saved more than $19 million on commodity purchases.
  • Leadership Development: By leveraging resources and drawing upon the expertise within member institutions, CIC is able to offer professional development opportunities.
  • Sharing Access to Courses: Three different programs increase student access to specialized courses, including the newest program, CourseShare, which offers courses delivered via technology to students at all CIC campuses.
  • Study Abroad Collaborations: CIC collaborative study abroad programs are customized to expressly meet the academic standards of CIC universities while also remaining cost effective for CIC students

RR 19.3 Information Technology Services Policies

Information Technology Policies at the University of Michigan
The information technology policies apply to the entire University of Michigan community and its guests. Entities within the University maintain additional information technology policies or guidelines that apply to the University at large. Supplemental policies apply at other levels and in specific areas. Violations of the information technology policies at the University of Michigan may result in disciplinary action by the University.

RR 19.4 HathiTrust

HathiTrust Partnership
HathiTrust provides the storage of digital materials contributed by partnering libraries. HathiTrust offers a variety of methods for getting repository records and restricted materials. Partnership in HathiTrust offers members institutions the ability to shape the development of new services through participation in Governance.

RR 19.5 University Libraries

University Library Policies

RR 20 Student service policies (residence, governance, health, financial aid, student records), and the refund policy

RR 20.1 Policies for Students

Policies for Students, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

RR 20.2 Tuition Refund Policy

Tuition Refund Policy and Return of Title IV (Federal) Financial Aid

 

RR 21 Catalogs, bulletins, viewbooks, and other promotional literature

(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)

 

RR 22  Faculty, staff, and student handbooks 

RR 22.1 University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Handbooks

RR 22.1.1 The University of Michigan Faculty Handbook
RR 22.1.2 UM Human Resources Staff Handbook
RR 22.1.3 The 2009-2010 Campus Safety Handbook
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)

RR 22.2 School and College Faculty and Staff Handbooks

School and College student handbooks can be found in RR 1, Academic admission, good standing, and completion policies.

RR 22.2.1 School of Art & Design

2009 – 2010 School of Art & Design Faculty Handbook

RR 22.2.2 School of Education

School of Education Resources for Faculty - School of Education Handbook

RR 22.2.3 Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies

RR 22.2.4 School of Information

School of Information Faculty Handbook
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)

RR 22.2.5 School of Kinesiology

School of Kinesiology Faculty Handbook
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room - See RR 13, Governance Documents)

RR 22.2.6 College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

LSA Handbook for Faculty & instructional Staff
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)

RR 22.2.7 Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School Faculty Handbook

RR 22.2.8 School of Music, Theatre & Dance

School of Music, Theatre & Dance Faculty Handbook

RR 22.2.9 School of Nursing

School of Nursing Faculty Handbook

RR 22.2.10 College of Pharmacy

College of Pharmacy Faculty Handbook
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room - See RR 13, Governance Documents)

RR 22.2.11 Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Faculty Handbook
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room - See RR 13, Governance Documents)

RR 22.2.12 School of Social Work

School of Social Work Faculty Handbook

 

RR 23 Key Publication referenced in the self-study report or used by working committees

In keeping with the Higher Learning Commission Handbook of Accreditation description of this Resource Room item, the lists below includes only reports cited in the self-study or used by the working committees.

RR 23.1 Key Publications references in the self–study

RR 23.1.1 “2005 Medical Center Master Plan”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.2 “2008 Graduating Senior Survey Report”, University of Michigan, Office of Budget and Planning.
RR 23.1.3 “2008 North Campus Master Plan”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.4 “2008 World's Best Colleges and Universities”, U.S. News and World Report.
RR 23.1.6 “2009 Annual Report”, University of Michigan, Office of Technology Transfer
RR 23.1.7 “National Universities Rankings”, U.S. News and World Report. 2010.
RR 23.1.8 “Best Colleges: Public Schools National Universities”, U.S. News and World Report. 2009.
RR 23.1.9 “Annual College Rankings – National Universities”, Washington Monthly. 2007.
RR 23.1.10 “Academic Units’ Perspectives on Internationalization”, University of Michigan, Office of the provost. 2009.
RR 23.1.11 “ADVANCE Handbook for Faculty Searches and Hiring”, University of Michigan, ADVANCE program. 2009.
RR 23.1.12 “Annual Report on Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity”, University of Michigan, Office of the Vice President for Research
RR 23.1.13 “Annual Reports”, University of Michigan, the Office of Student Conflict Resolution
RR 23.1.14 “ Annual Statistical Report”, University of Michigan, the International Center. 2008.
RR 23.1.15 “Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research”, The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research. 1979.
RR 23.1.16 “Budgeting with the UB Model at the University of Michigan”, Office of the Provost.
RR 23.1.17 “Campus Safety Handbook 2009-2010”, University of Michigan, Department of Public Safety
RR 23.1.18 “College Learning for the New Global Century: A report from the national Leadership Council for Liberal Education & America’s Promise”, Association of American Colleges & Universities. 2007.
RR 23.1.19 “College of Engineering Bulletin for Undergraduate Education”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.20 “Consolidated Annual Reports”, University of Michigan, Financial Operations.
RR 23.1.21 “Department of Occupational Safety & Environmental Health’s annual reports”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.22 “Diversity Blueprints Report”, University of Michigan, Diversity Blueprints Task Force. 2007.
RR 23.1.23 “Diversity in Academe”, Chronicle of Higher Education. 2009.
RR 23.1.24 “Division of Business & Finance 2007 Customer Satisfaction Survey”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.25 “Engineering Career Resource Center Annual Reports”, University of Michigan, College of Engineering.
RR 23.1.26 “Enrollment and Degree Reports”, University of Michigan, Office of the Registrar.
RR 23.1.27 “Five Years Forward: An Address to the University of Michigan Community”, President Mary Sue Coleman, 2007.
RR 23.1.28 “Future Directions: Shaping the Michigan Difference”, President Mary Sue Coleman, 2004.
RR 23.1.29 “FY 2008-2009 Budget Presentation to the University of Michigan Board of Regents”, Office of the Provost.
RR 23.1.30 “Ginsberg Center Strategic Plan”, University of Michigan, 2008.
RR 23.1.31 “Great Colleges to Work For”, Chronicle of Higher Education. 2008.
RR 23.1.32 “Highlights from the America Reads evaluations”, University of Michigan, Ginsburg Center. 2009.
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
RR 23.1.33 “Human Capital Report”, University of Michigan, University Human Resources. 2009.
RR 23.1.34 “Institutional Snapshot” University of Michigan, Office of Budget and Planning. 2009.
RR 23.1.35 “M Know Blue Vol. 1, Iss. 1, March 2006.”, University of Michigan, Office of Budget and Planning.
RR 23.1.36 “MediaBuzz’ College Rankings”, Global Language Monitor. 2009.
RR 23.1.37 “Modern Languages Association’s Report on Foreign Languages and Higher Education, 2007”.
RR 23.1.38 “New Opening for the Research University:  Advancing Collaborative, Integrative, and Interdisciplinary Research and Learning, The University of Michigan 2000 accreditation self-study report”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.39 “Open Doors 2008: Report on International Educational Exchange”, Institute of International Education.
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
RR 23.1.40 “President Coleman’s 2008 testimony to Michigan 2008’s Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education”.
RR 23.1.41 “President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll”, The Corporation for National and Community Service. 2009
RR 23.1.42 “Principles of Faculty Involvement in Institutional and Academic Unit Governance at the University of Michigan (2nd Ed)”, Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs. 2008.
RR 23.1.43 “Procedures for Investigating Allegations of Misconduct in the Pursuit of Scholarship and Research”, University of Michigan, Division of Research Development and Administration. 2008.
RR 23.1.44 “Report of a Focused Visit to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, March 1-8, 2000. For the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North central Association of Colleges and Schools”.
RR 23.1.45 “Report of The Task Force on China to The President of The University of Michigan”, The President’s Task Force on China. 2008.
RR 23.1.46 “Report on Institutional Innovation in Collaborative Technologies for Learning, January 2009”, University of Michigan, Center for Research on Teaching and Learning.
RR 23.1.47 “Reports on Federal Awards in Accordance with OMB Circular A-133, June 2008”, University of Michigan, Financial Operations
RR 23.1.48 “Study Abroad Programs at Michigan: Advisory Report of the Academic Affairs Advisory Committee”, Academic Affairs Advisory Committee. 2008.
RR 23.1.49 “Summary of the University’s institutional rankings”, University of Michigan, The Office of Budget and Planning. 2008.
RR 23.1.50 “Summary profiles the Schools and Colleges”, University of Michigan, Office of Budget and Planning.
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RR 23.1.51 “The Bylaws of the Board of Regents”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.52 “The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching’s Annual Report, 2008”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.53 “The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching’s GSI Guidebook”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.54 “The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching’s occasional paper, Teaching with Clickers”, University of Michigan. 2007.
RR 23.1.55  “The Faculty Handbook”, University of Michigan, Office of the Provost. 2008.
RR 23.1.56 “The Michigan Experience: Perspectives from Recent Alumni Cohorts”, University of Michigan, Office of Budget and Planning. 2009.
RR 23.1.57 “The Michigan Experience: Perspectives from the Class of 2008”, University of Michigan, Office of Budget and Planning. 2008.
RR 23.1.58 “The Second Annual Economic Impact Report”, Michigan’s University Research Corridor, Anderson Economic Group. 2008.
RR 23.1.59 “The Staff Handbook”, University of Michigan, University Human Resources.
RR 23.1.60 “The Standard Practice Guide”, University of Michigan, Office of the Provost. 2008.
RR 23.1.61 “The University College Portrait”, University of Michigan, Office of the Provost. 2009.
RR 23.1.62 “The University of Michigan Staff Development Philosophy”, Human Resource Development.
RR 23.1.63 “Trends and emerging practices in general education”, Association of American Colleges & Universities. 2009.
RR 23.1.64 “Units’ Assessments of Student Learning, 2008”, University of Michigan, Office of the Provost.
RR 23.1.65 “University Campus Planning Studies”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.66 “University Human Resources Strategic Plan 2010”, University of Michigan.
RR 23.1.67 “University of Michigan Financial Report, 2008”, Financial Operations.

RR 23.2 Key Publications used by the Accreditation Working Groups.

RR 23.2.1 “2008 Graduating Senior Survey Report”, University of Michigan, Office of Budget and Planning.
RR 23.2.3 “British Universities in China: The reality beyond the rhetoric”, Agora. 2007.
RR 23.2.4 “College Learning for the New Global Century: A report from the national Leadership Council for Liberal Education & America’s Promise”, Association of American Colleges & Universities. 2007.
RR 23.2.5 “Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Effective for Evaluations During the 2008-2009 Accreditation Cycle”, Engineering Accreditation Commission. 2007.
RR 23.2.6 “Designing Spaces for Effective Learning: A guide to 21st century learning space design”, Joint Information Systems Committee. 2006.
RR 23.2.7 “Engagement with preschool – Grade 12: An inventory of University of Michigan – Ann Arbor programs for youth, schools, communities, and professionals”, Sulé, V., & Ball, D.. 2007.
RR 23.2.9 “Foreign Languages and Higher Education: New structures for a changed world”, The Modern Language Association. 2007.
RR 23.2.10 “Greater Expectations: A new vision for learning as a nation goes to college”, Association of American Colleges & Universities. 2002.
RR 23.2.11 “Increasing the Participation of Underrepresented Students in Study Abroad Programs: Recommendations for university presidents, corporate leaders, and study abroad professionals”, Institute of European Studies (IES) Abroad. 2009.
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
RR 23.2.12 “International Strategic Plan”, Indiana University – Bloomington, Office of the Vice President for International Affairs. 2008.
RR 23.2.13 “International Students On U.S. Campuses At An All Time High”, Institute of International Education. 2008.
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
RR 23.2.14 “Internationalizing The Campus Report 2008: Profiles of success at colleges and universities”, National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA): Association of International Educators.
RR 23.2.15 “M Know Blue Vol. 1, Iss. 5”, University of Michigan, Office of Budget and Planning. 2006.
RR 23.2.16 “Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses: 2008 edition”, American Council on Education.
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
RR 23.2.17 “Meeting America’s Global Education Challenge: Current trends in U.S. study abroad & the impact of strategic diversity initiatives”, Institute of International Education.  2007.
RR 23.2.18 “Meeting America’s Global Education Challenge: Exploring host country capacity for increasing U.S. study abroad”, Institute of International Education.  2008.
RR 23.2.19 “New Leadership for Student Learning and Accountability: A statement of Principles, Commitments, to action”, Association of American Colleges & Universities. 2008.
RR 23.2.20 “Open Doors 2008: Report on International Educational Exchange”, Institute of International Education.
(Only available in hard copy in the Resource Room)
RR 23.2.21 “Our Students’ Best Work: A framework for accountability worthy of our mission (2nd ed.)”, Association of American Colleges & Universities. 2008.
RR 23.2.22 “Promoting Engagement for All Students: The imperative to look within”, National Survey of Student Engagement. 2008.
RR 23.2.23 “Report of The Task Force on China to The President of The University of Michigan”, The President’s Task Force on China. 2008.
RR 23.2.24 “Returning to Our Roots: The engaged institution”, The Kellog Commission on the Future of State and Land-Grant Universities. 1999
RR 23.2.25 “Scholarship in Public: Knowledge Creation and Tenure Policy in the Engaged University”, Ellison, J., & Eatman. T.. 2008.
RR 23.2.27 “Strengthening Study Abroad: Recommendations for effective institutional management for presidents, senior administrators, and study abroad professionals”, National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA): Association of International Educators. 2008
RR 23.2.28 “Study Abroad Programs at Michigan: Advisory Report of the Academic Affairs Advisory Committee”, Academic Affairs Advisory Committee. 2008.
RR 23.2.29 “The Horizon Report”, New Media Consortium, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative. 2008.
RR 23.2.30 “The Michigan Experience: Perspectives from the Class of 2008”, University of Michigan, Office of Budget and Planning. 2008.
RR 23.2.31 “U.S. Study Abroad Up 8%, Continuing Decade-Long Growth”, Institute of International Education. 2008.  
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