March 16, 2022

Laurie McCauley, Dentistry Dean recommended as next U-M provost

Mary Sue Coleman, University of Michigan President recommends the appointment of Laurie McCauley to serve as the University of Michigan’s provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. The Board of Regents will consider the appointment at its meeting next week. 

Dean McCauley oversaw a transformative $142 million expansion and renovation project of the school’s clinical and education facilities with funding secured from the state of Michigan, and from institutional and donor sources. She is one of the longest-serving deans among the university’s current academic leadership group, is the chair of the health sciences deans council and has been the academic co-lead on the planning efforts for the university’s next major capital campaign.

Dr. McCauley has also, been a long time supporter of the Training Program in Organogenesis and the Center for Cell Plasticity and Organ Design.