1. An Uncommon Education – Celebrating 200 Years of the University of Michigan

    December 6, 2017

    Detroit Public Television produced a series of short-form documentaries throughout 2017 that recognized the University of Michigan’s “role as an educator and institution in the state, nation and world.” DPTV aired the documentaries, along with interviews with President Schlissel and others, in a December program called “An Uncommon Education – Celebrating 200 Years of the Read more


  2. Detroit News Column: Tax plan hurts college students

    November 28, 2017

    The Tax Reform and Jobs Act contains provisions that would make it harder for students to earn a college degree at a time in which the value of higher education has never been greater — to students, families and to our nation.


  3. Grand Rapids Press: U-M president says don’t pay for corporate tax cuts by hurting students

    November 22, 2017

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI – University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel says the Republican tax plan moving through Congress will negatively affect students, universities and education in the United States.


  4. Request by Richard Spencer to speak on the U-M campus

    November 21, 2017

    To All Members of the University of Michigan Community: I apologize for the short notice to our community, as many are already heading out of town for the holiday. We only today have finalized plans for how we will proceed, and we wanted to share this information as soon as possible, knowing that we will Read more


  5. Biosciences Initiative seeks faculty input at upcoming town halls

    Three town halls in the coming weeks are designed to gather input from University of Michigan faculty members about President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative and its goal of creating globally leading research programs focused on solving critical problems.


  6. New Precision Health managing director

    November 1, 2017

    Precision Health at the University of Michigan has named Rachel Dawson as managing director. Her appointment began Monday.


  7. Student projects shine at Campus of the Future Colloquium

    October 27, 2017

    Mobile learning labs that embed the University of Michigan in communities, a vision to make classrooms come alive in virtual reality and the blueprint for a U-M campus on Mars took the top prizes at the “Campus of the Future” competition celebrating the university’s bicentennial.


  8. U-M/MSU Game week statement

    October 5, 2017

    Our shared and storied football legacy resumes Saturday evening when the University of Michigan hosts Michigan State University for the 110th contest since our first meeting in 1898. Though longtime rivals on the field, our two great universities remain strongly united in our dedication to the health and safety of our students, alumni, and communities, Read more


  9. 2017 Leadership Breakfast

    October 3, 2017

    (As prepared for delivery) Good morning colleagues, students and friends. It’s a pleasure to welcome all of you to this year’s leadership breakfast. I also want to welcome everyone watching on the live stream this morning. The music playing as you were taking your seats is the first of many examples of our academic excellence Read more


  10. Statement on Protests from President Mark Schlissel

    September 25, 2017

    I share with many the belief that our institution and our nation do not always live up to our highest ideals, including the equal rights we hold dear. To me, the American Flag represents many things, including those very rights. Today, one of our students began kneeling in front of the flag on our Diag to Read more