35F
Cloudy

University Athletic Director Dave Brandon has resigned from his position, University President Mark Schlissel announced Friday. After calls from students for Brandon’s removal and a tumultuous year for the Athletic Department, University alum Jim Hackett, a former teammate of Brandon and former CEO of Steelcase, a furniture manufacturing company, will serve as interim athletic director.

Video: Schlissel's statement on Brandon's resignation
The new AD: Getting to know James Hackett
Football beat: Who will be Michigan's next Athletic Director?

Full Story | Comments ()


Athletics

Paul Sherman/Daily

Timeline: Dave Brandon's beleaguered tenure as Athletic Director

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

University President Mark Schlissel announced Friday afternoon that Dave Brandon will step down from his position as Michigan Athletic Director today, marking the end of a five-year tenure fraught with controversy.

Full Story |

Brandon to receive $3 million over four years per resignation agreement

BY JENNIFER CALFAS

Though Dave Brandon will no longer serve as the University’s Athletic Director starting Nov. 1, the money will keep rolling in.

Full Story |

Hoping for 300,000 new jobs, Snyder talks economic program

BY EMMA KINERY

As the election approaches, the self-proclaimed “comeback kid” of Michigan, incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, hopes to return for a second term.

Full Story |

University Police urges safety during Halloween, Homecoming

BY GENEVIEVE HUMMER

With Halloween and Homecoming this weekend, University officials are encouraging students to keep safety in mind while celebrating during these festivities.

Full Story |

Breakdown: Ground game key in Michigan-Indiana matchup

Paul Sherman/Daily

BY ALEXA DETTELBACH

While Michigan football coach Brady Hoke said Monday his team isn’t focused on making a bowl game, there’s little else for the Wolverines to aim for. Needing three more wins to qualify for a postseason bid, the quest begins Saturday when Michigan hosts Indiana in its annual Homecoming game.

Full Story |

'Constantine' falls short but has promise

NBC

BY JAMIE BIRCOLL

But despite all of these glaring issues, there is hope for “Constantine;” pilots rarely, if ever, deliver the full extent of what a show is to encompass.

Full Story |

At media day, focus turns to final-week preparation

Teresa Mathew/Daily

BY JAKE LOURIM

As the calendar turns, the goal shifts from getting stronger and quicker to installing offensive and defensive sets.

Full Story |

Athletics controversy has marked Schlissel's first semester

BY SAM GRINGLAS

When University President Mark Schlissel announced Athletic Director Dave Brandon’s resignation Friday, the press conference marked a turning point in a tumultuous semester regarding athletics for the University’s newly inaugurated president.

Full Story |

Rita Morris/Daily

Student family income could impact campus jobs

BY CLAIRE BRYAN

This article is part of a Michigan Daily effort to increase coverage of issues related to diversity, inclusion and identity on campus. Read more about the initiative here.

Full Story |

FX

So, what's the scariest show on TV?

BY DAILY TV/NEW MEDIA WRITERS

Halloween is officially here — and, according to the lore of "American Horror Story," it's the ghosts' day to come out and play. The Daily TV/New Media writers have a whole list of terrifying TV to satisfy your craving for a good scare.

Full Story |

Ruby Wallau/Daily

White recounts experience while seeking third term

BY CLAIRE BRYAN

Regent Kathy White (D), the 2014 chair of the University’s Board of Regents, is running for her third consecutive term on the board with the goal of continuing what she has started.

Full Story |

Hoping for 300,000 new jobs, Snyder talks economic program

BY EMMA KINERY

As the election approaches, the self-proclaimed “comeback kid” of Michigan, incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, hopes to return for a second term.

Full Story |


|