1. Record: President Schlissel presents 2018 Staff Innovation Awards

    May 7, 2018

    Adam Skoczylas, program manager for the Center for Educational Outreach, and the MStaff200 Planning Lead Team are the individual and team winners of the 2018 President’s Staff Innovation Awards.


  2. The Conversation: Presidents Schlissel, Drake, Schill on the value of a university education

    April 30, 2018

    For The Conversation’s new series that asks college and university leaders some of the most pressing issues in higher education, President Schlissel answers the question: If you had to devise just one tool or metric to help the general public assess the value of a particular college or degree, what would it be and why?


  3. UM-Dearborn Commencement Address

    April 29, 2018

    (as prepared for delivery) I want to offer my deepest congratulations to the University of Michigan – Dearborn’s Class of 2018! It is such an honor to be here, in a full Crisler Center, with your family, friends, professors and mentors, to celebrate this outstanding day. Well done, Graduates! I know that many of you Read more


  4. 2018 Honorary Degree Recipients (video)

    April 28, 2018

  5. 2018 Spring Commencement

    (As prepared for delivery) Class of 2018, Congratulations! I join your professors, family members and friends in expressing my utmost pride as we celebrate your accomplishments as the newest graduates of the University of Michigan. Graduates, you made it! Commencement signifies an important new beginning for all of you, but our ceremony today also provides Read more


  6. 2018 Rackham Graduate Exercises Address

    April 27, 2018

    (as prepared for delivery) Good morning, Michigan graduates, and welcome to all of your family and other guests. At an event last year organized by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, University of Michigan Professor Skip Lupia addressed the topic of “Communicating Scientific Facts in an Age of Uncertainty.” “We all agree that science’s Read more


  7. Volker Sick receives president’s international education award

    April 26, 2018

    As a young researcher at the University of Heidelberg in his native Germany, Volker Sick worked with universities and schools in several different countries, which helped him understand the value of collaboration between people with different experiences and viewpoints.


  8. NPR interview: Top Colleges Push To Recruit More Low-Income Students

    April 20, 2018

    President Schlissel discusses the American Talent Initiative and U-M’s work to provide greater opportunities for low-income students.


  9. Remarks on March 29 naming reconsideration requests

    March 29, 2018

    (As prepared for delivery) Today, I am requesting that the Board of Regents consider two very important items brought forward by members of the University of Michigan community. Two separate requests ask us to reconsider the names of Alexander Winchell House in the West Quadrangle Residence Hall and the Clarence Cook Little Science Building at Read more


  10. Record: Rogels’ $150 million commitment will transform cancer research, care and education

    Richard and Susan Rogel are on a mission to boost innovative cancer research and develop the next generation of cancer pioneers — and they are committing $150 million to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center to realize that vision.