1. Statement on tragedies in New Zealand

    March 15, 2019

    We have viewed with horror and sadness news reports following the sickening shootings at two mosques in New Zealand where dozens of innocent lives were taken. On behalf of the University of Michigan Family, I extend my sympathies to all affected by this tragedy and share my disgust that places of worship were again targeted Read more


  2. Grand Rapids Business Journal story on direct-to-student need-based financial aid

    March 4, 2019

  3. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education

    February 14, 2019

    (As prepared for delivery) Chairman VanSingel and members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, thank you for the opportunity to speak with you. It’s a pleasure to see all of you today. I am especially pleased to meet the members of the committee who are serving in their first term and serving on Read more


  4. President Schlissel discusses Congressman John Dingell’s legacy on WJR 760’s The Paul W. Smith Show

    February 11, 2019

  5. Crain’s Detroit forum: College affordability, attainment and economic prosperity are inseparable


  6. Statement by President Schlissel on passing of John Dingell

    February 7, 2019

    John Dingell’s resolute devotion to the people of Michigan and our nation set a high standard to which we should all aspire in public service. He fought for legislation and led change that made our state and nation better for all Americans – including civil rights, access to quality medical care, and clean air and Read more


  7. Washington Post: With Bloomberg’s backing, top colleges seek more low-income students


  8. Record: President launches Commission on Carbon Neutrality

    February 4, 2019

  9. Record: President honors Bierbaum, Ryan for public engagement efforts

    January 29, 2019

  10. Preventing all forms of sexual and gender-based misconduct

    Preventing all forms of sexual and gender-based misconduct is a top priority for U-M’s leadership team and our Board of Regents. This includes encouraging reporting, supporting claimants, and having zero tolerance for retaliation against those who report. I want to update everyone on recent developments and the latest work we are doing to address this Read more