1. Ravi Pendse appointed as VP for information technology and CIO

    May 17, 2018

    Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce that the Board of Regents has approved the appointment of Ravi Pendse as vice president for information technology and chief information officer. He will begin August 1 and provide university-wide leadership and strategic direction for information technology. Dr. Pendse has extensive experience as a successful and collaborative university Read more


  2. Record: Ravi Pendse appointed as vice president for IT, chief information officer


  3. Schlissel, Ishop meet with Ypsilanti Community High School students

    May 16, 2018

    President Schlissel and Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Kedra Ishop spoke with about 100 students, parents, and community members at Ypsilanti Community High School.


  4. 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.


  5. 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?


  6. 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


  7. 2018 Honorary Degree Recipients (video)

    April 28, 2018

  8. 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


  9. 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.


  10. 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.