University of Michigan regents hold meeting to elect new president

Dr. Santa Ono named new university president

Here are Dr. Santa Ono's full comments after being named new University of Michigan president

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The regents for the University of Michigan called a special meeting Wednesday and named Dr. Santa Ono as the 15th president of the university.

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Ono replaces former U of M President Mary Sue Coleman, who had served in the role since the Board of Regents voted to remove Mark Schlissel in January.

Schlissel was ousted following an investigation into a possible inappropriate relationship between him and a subordinate, and Coleman, his predecessor, agreed to return temporarily.

READ: University of Michigan releases 118 pages of emails after vote to fire Schlissel

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