1. We need to bring about change

    May 29, 2020

    I have watched and read in horror reports of the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Many members of the University of Michigan community have reached out to me to express their heartache and anger that another unarmed African American has been killed by police, who have violated their duty to protect and serve. I Read more


  2. U-M Faculty and Staff Virtual Town Hall Video

    In an online session with faculty and staff May 28, President Mark Schlissel, Interim Provost Susan M. Collins and Simone Himbeault Taylor, interim vice president for student life, reinforced the hope that U-M students can return to campus this fall and addressed issues including finances, what the fall semester may look like, the university’s broad Read more


  3. Michigan Radio Stateside: President Schlissel discusses COVID-19

    May 28, 2020

  4. Fox2 Detroit: University of Michigan president talks fall semester, re-opening the Big House

    May 19, 2020

  5. President Schlissel on MSNBC: The Class of COVID-19

    May 16, 2020

  6. Our plans for safely and gradually resuming activities

    To All Members of the University Community: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has announced that in-person laboratory research can resume with limitations based on public health guidance. As the largest public research university in the nation, this is a significant development for our state and our university as we continue to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic. We’re beginning to Read more


  7. Moving our mission forward at U-M

    May 15, 2020

    President Schlissel sent this message to alumni and supporters of the University of Michigan. Dear Friends of the University of Michigan: The U-M community recently paid tribute to the graduating Class of 2020 with a virtual celebration, featuring special content from alumni, friends, dignitaries, and more on our Spring Celebration site. The heartfelt messages highlighted Read more


  8. WEMU: U-M President Says ‘Everything Is Different’ Due To Pandemic As They Work To Decide Future Plans


  9. Michigan Impact: COVID-19 Edition

    May 12, 2020

  10. Michigan Medicine’s economic recovery plan

    May 5, 2020

    Dear Colleagues: Over the last several weeks, Michigan Medicine has provided life-saving care to the people of our region and state. Health professionals have courageously stepped up on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and worked around the clock. Hospitals and clinics quickly transformed the way they work to maximize employee and patient safety. Read more