Fed's Gramlich to join University of Michigan

The University of Michigan has selected Professor Edward Gramlich to serve as interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, effective 1 September, with approval from the university's board of regents.

Gramlich is scheduled to step down as a governor of the Federal Reserve Board in August to replace current UM Provost Paul Courant.

Gramlich has been a professor of economics and public policy at the university since 1976. He was the first dean of the UM School of Public Poli