1. Letter to Faculty – July 14, 2014

    July 14, 2014

    Dear Colleagues, It is a tremendous honor to begin my work as the University of Michigan’s 14th president and to join you as a faculty member at this great institution. I was attracted to Michigan for many reasons, none more powerful than the comprehensive excellence of the faculty. The scope and rigor of your scholarship is Read more


  2. Letter to Staff – July 14, 2014

    Dear Colleagues, It is a tremendous honor to begin my work as the University of Michigan’s 14th president. Since being appointed by the Board of Regents in January, I have had the opportunity to see much of the Ann Arbor campus and meet many people all across the institution. The impact of U-M’s staff is evident in the beauty and function of the campus, in Read more


  3. Let the Schlissel era begin: U-M’s 14th president will lead university into its third century

    Today it’s Mark Schlissel’s responsibility to spin the Cube. After being selected in January by the Board of Regents to succeed Mary Sue Coleman, Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., today starts his tenure as the 14th president of the University of Michigan. Legend has it that the president spins the sculpture in Regents Plaza each Read more


  4. Symposia, ceremony, celebration will highlight Schlissel inauguration

    June 18, 2014

    Inauguration day, Sept. 5, for President-elect Mark Schlissel will start with symposia on biomedical research and privacy at Blau Auditorium and end with a community welcome reception on Ingalls Mall. The events will be wrapped around the formal installation ceremony for the university’s 14th president, scheduled for 3 p.m. at Hill Auditorium. Most events are Read more


  5. Mark S. Schlissel named 14th president of the University of Michigan

    January 24, 2014

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. – With a unanimous vote of the Board of Regents, Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., was appointed the 14th president of the University of Michigan. The vote took place during a special meeting of the board at the Michigan Union on January 24, 2014. Schlissel, currently serving as provost of Brown University, Read more


  6. Remarks at Regents Special Meeting

    January 14, 2014

    Remarks by Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D. on his appointment as U-M president I am both excited and greatly honored to have been selected to succeed Mary Sue Coleman as the 14th president of the University of Michigan. My motivation as an academic leader stems from a personal belief that understanding and discovery can change Read more