All U-M websites and print materials should include the following copyright line, with the year updated to reflect the current year:
© 2020 by the Regents of the University of Michigan
The words “by the” are optional; the line may also read:
© 2020 Regents of the University of Michigan.
You may use either the copyright symbol (©) or spell out the word “copyright.”
Whenever possible, the list of Regents should appear on all printed material published by Michigan Medicine. Typically, this appears on the back cover of a brochure, the inside of a booklet, etc.
Publishers are strongly encouraged to verify the accuracy of this list each time it is to be reproduced.
Regents of the University of Michigan: Jordan B. Acker, Michael J. Behm, Mark J. Bernstein, Paul W. Brown, Shauna Ryder Diggs, Denise Ilitch, Ron Weiser, Katherine E. White, Mark S. Schlissel, ex officio.
“Regents” is capitalized in University usage when it refers to the Regents of the University.
Please note: "ex officio" should be set in italics or with parentheses.
In addition, the Executive Officers of Michigan Medicine should be listed when space permits.
Executive Officers of Michigan Medicine: Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., executive vice president for medical affairs, dean, University of Michigan Medical School, CEO, Michigan Medicine; David A. Spahlinger, M.D., president, UMHS, and executive vice dean for clinical affairs, University of Michigan Medical School; Patricia D. Hurn, Ph.D., dean, School of Nursing.
When space does not permit the complete regental and executive officer listings (on a postcard or poster, for example) you may simply include the copyright line.
The Nondiscrimination Policy Statement is provided by the Office of Institutional Equity (763-0235). The Office of the General Counsel says that the statement should be included in any materials or publications that contain general information and are used to “recruit applicants, participants, beneficiaries, or employees.”
As of April 16, 2014, the Statement reads:
The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to the Senior Director for Institutional Equity, and Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Office for Institutional Equity, 2072 Administrative Services Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1432, 734-763-0235, TTY 734-647-1388, email@example.com. For other University of Michigan information call 734-764-1817.
This notation must appear in employment ads as required by the U.S. Department of Labor. In instances where space is limited, please use the following instead:
“A Non-discriminatory, Affirmative Action Employer”