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February 2014 B&F Newsletter:

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The New CIO: Strategist, Change Leader, Digital Guide

The New CIO: Strategist, Change Leader, Digital Guide

Associate Vice President for Information and Technology Services and Chief Information Officer (AVPITS-CIO) Laura Patterson and five other higher education CIOs discuss their changing role on campus. For more information, click here.

 

2014 MLK Convocation Flyer

2014 B&F MLK Convocation

The 2014 B&F MLK Convocation with keynote speaker Albert Mensah was held on Monday, January 20, 2014 from 1-3pm at Rackham Auditorium. For more information, click here.

 

The Leadership Economy

The Leadership Economy

University directors and managers are retiring in unprecedented numbers. To increase the supply of the next generation of talented U-M administrative leaders, B&F has implemented an intensive leadership development program. To learn more, click here.

By Catherine L. Lilly, Senior Advisor to the EVPCFO

Fall 2012, The Higher Education Workplace

 

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Remodeling in 3-D

Up, down, and sideways. That's how the University of Michigan studied its back-office services, applying private-sector principles to transform its administrative structure. The strategy features three critical elements-benchmarking, business case development, and an implementation road map. For more information, click here.

By Rowan A. Miranda, Associate Vice President for Finance University of Michigan

January 2012, Business Officer Magazine

 

Awards

MHealthy Rewards 2012 Top Performers Award

B&F Areas Recognized as MHealthy Rewards 2012 Top Performers

More than 20,000 faculty and staff members participated in MHealthy Rewards 2012, and 46 percent completed both the annual health questionnaire and a wellness screening. Of the more than 45 schools, colleges and administrative areas that saw 50 percent or more of their employees complete Rewards, Business & Finance units ranked high among the top performers. For more information, click here.

November 2012

 
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Burton Memorial Tower: Rehabilitation Award from the Ann Arbor Historic District Commission

The City of Ann Arbor Planning and Development Services Unit together with the Ann Arbor Historic District Commission presented The Regents of the University of Michigan with a Rehabilitation Award for rehabilitating Burton Memorial Tower in accordance with good preservation practice. For more information, click here.

June 2012

 
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Armstrong International recognizes U-M Plant Operations for Steam Trap Program

Armstrong International recognized the University of Michigan Plant Operations for their excellent Steam Trap Program in June. Tom Hiatt of Armstrong International presented the award to Richard Robben, the Director of Plant Operations, and Eric Albert, Mechanical and Operations Engineering Manager. For more information, click here.

By Anuja Mudali

June 2012

 
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U-M Law School building receives LEED Gold certification

The university has been awarded LEED Gold certification for the Law School South Hall academic building. The distinction recognizes the widespread sustainability initiatives that were designed, engineered and constructed into the building. For more information, click here.

By Jim Michels

May 2012, Record Update

 
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U-M Law School building receives LEED Gold certification

The university has been awarded LEED Gold certification for the C.S. Mott Children's and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospitals. The distinction recognizes the widespread sustainability initiatives that were designed, engineered and constructed into the building. For more information, click here.

By Mary Masson

April 2012, Planet Blue

 
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University Receives Silver Rating in Sustainability Tracking System

U-M scored a Silver rating in its first year participating in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The university is among 92 schools internationally to receive a Silver rating. Participating with 189 other institutions, the university's rating is based on data from all areas of the Ann Arbor campus, including the U-M Health System. For more information, click here.

By Dana Budzaj

February 2012, Record Update