Faculty News

Michigan Ross Office of DEI Challenges Inequity and Supports Faculty, Staff, and Students
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Michigan Ross Office of DEI Challenges Inequity and Supports Faculty, Staff, and Students

The Michigan Ross Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is a small but mighty team. The team is led by Carolyn Yoon, associate dean, and Thomas Bell, director of DEI, and consists of three full-time and two part-time team members. The team works to uphold the three pillars of the DEI 2.0 Strategic Plan: cultivating…

Q&A: Michigan Ross Partners Share Their Stories and How They Support Each Other at U-M
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Q&A: Michigan Ross Partners Share Their Stories and How They Support Each Other at U-M

The University of Michigan is one of the largest employers in Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County, so it should come as no surprise that many people who work at Michigan Ross have partners who are also employed by or students at the university. This month, in honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked some of our…

Michigan Ross Operations Supports the Learning and Work Environment of Faculty, Staff, and Students
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Michigan Ross Operations Supports the Learning and Work Environment of Faculty, Staff, and Students

Between the general maintenance, janitorial services, event support, and classroom support, a lot of work goes on at Michigan Ross that sometimes flies under the radar. However, behind the scenes is a dedicated team of operations professionals who work tirelessly to ensure the day-to-day activity at Michigan Ross runs smoothly. Meet the Michigan Ross Operations…

The Michigan Ross Centennial: 100 Years of Impact
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The Michigan Ross Centennial: 100 Years of Impact

On Dec. 20, 1923, the regents of the University of Michigan approved establishing a School of Business Administration as an institutional unit at U-M. On July 1, 1924, the Michigan Business School was officially founded, offering only one degree — the Master of Business Administration. 100 years later, Michigan Ross has become one of the…

A Michigan Ross Tradition: The Holiday Sharing Program
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A Michigan Ross Tradition: The Holiday Sharing Program

A great example of community and impact at Michigan Ross is the seventh annual Holiday Sharing Program, which wrapped up earlier this month, filling every request for the 29 children in nine families from Ann Arbor Public Schools. In addition, extra donated money was used to purchase gift cards for other students’ needs. All of…

Q&A: Michigan Ross Faculty and Staff Celebrate the Holidays and Promote Team Building Year-Round
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Q&A: Michigan Ross Faculty and Staff Celebrate the Holidays and Promote Team Building Year-Round

The holidays are a special time of the year when many of us get together and celebrate with our family, friends, and colleagues. In addition to the annual Ross Holiday Party hosted by our events team, many of our faculty and staff hold fun events and activities within their units to encourage team building and…

Michigan Ross HR Expands on Supporting and Recognizing Faculty and Staff
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Michigan Ross HR Expands on Supporting and Recognizing Faculty and Staff

At the University of Michigan, the central University Human Resources office provides overarching support and a distributed approach that allows individual schools and colleges to tailor their HR strategies to their specific needs. “The beauty of that is that we get to design what our general HR practices, programs, and initiatives will be,” said Anna…