The Academic Technology leadership at the U of M submitted a proposal to ULTA (University Learning Technology Advisors) that UMN continue as a member of Unizen and move to its chosen learning management system (LMS), Canvas.
The proposal suggests a timeline for a transition to Canvas of 18 months-2 years, to be determined in consultation with academic units. OIT will also provide transition services and support to academic units, to be determined in consultation with academic units.
View the U of M Learning Management System (LMS) Review - 2017 Report.
CanvasI participated in both the Spring 2017 and Spring 2016 Canvas Pilots and created course named, "Teaching with Technology - A faculty development course.
Read the Syllabus for the course. If you are interested in exploring the course and would like to have access, please let me know.
If you would like to explore how others have designed and used Canvas, please check out these Sample Canvas Courses by Subject.
The other LMS solution that the U of M is considering for adoption, is Moodlerooms.
Moodlerooms Overview (Video)
If the Uof M chooses Moodlerooms, there will be a second transition to the Snap Theme in the near future.