1. Share your ideas on U-M’s carbon neutral trajectory

    October 18, 2018

  2. Letter: Important questions around issues of personal beliefs, our responsibilities as educators, and anti-Semitism

    October 9, 2018

    To All Members of the Campus Community: Recent events on our campus have raised important questions around issues of personal beliefs, our responsibilities as educators, and anti-Semitism. Provost Philbert and I, along with the Board of Regents and several academic leaders, have been engaged in discussions about these issues with members of the university and Read more


  3. 2018 Leadership Breakfast

    October 4, 2018

    (As prepared for delivery) Good morning, colleagues, students, and friends. It’s a pleasure to welcome you to the Ross School of Business for this year’s leadership breakfast. I also thank everyone in our community watching on the live stream. Earlier this year, our Board of Regents approved a project for an addition to our Detroit Read more


  4. A message to faculty and staff on preventing sexual misconduct and educating our community

    September 20, 2018

    Dear Colleagues: I am writing to update you on measures we are taking to better prevent sexual misconduct and provide educational and support resources for our community. They align with our overall goals of improving awareness, training, reporting and accountability regarding all forms of sexual misconduct on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses and Read more


  5. Fall 2018 Welcome Email

    September 3, 2018

    TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN COMMUNITY: Welcome to the new academic year at the University of Michigan! I am pleased to share with you a few glimpses of our special academic and campus life in this year’s Welcome Back Video. This fall, we are welcoming thousands of new students, about 350 new Read more


  6. President Schlissel featured in POSSE Foundation Report on diversity in STEM

    August 28, 2018

    President Schlissel discussed diversity in STEM disciplines and careers during a February 2018 conference convened by the POSSE Foundation in New York.


  7. Address to Association of Departments of English Summer Seminar on the Humanities

    July 11, 2018

    (as prepared for delivery) I also want to thank all of you for coming to Ann Arbor for this important seminar and for currently serving or aspiring to serve as leaders in your academic communities. One of the great traditions of the academy is scholars stepping up to serve their communities as departmental and college Read more


  8. President Schlissel launches vice president for development search

    July 10, 2018

  9. Statement on June 26, 2018, Supreme Court travel ban decision

    June 26, 2018

    Today’s Supreme Court ruling is disappointing and detrimental to higher education in the United States. Discouraging peaceful students and scholars from pursuing their ambitions at America’s colleges and universities will weaken our nation intellectually and economically. We were proud to be one of the higher educational institutions to submit an amicus brief in this case. Read more


  10. Schlissel Detroit News Op-Ed: At UM, we support our students and their rights

    June 21, 2018

    “The (lawsuit) paints a false caricature by mischaracterizing certain policies and programs, while ignoring policy and practice that clearly reaffirm our deep and longstanding commitment to free speech,” President Schlissel writes in the Detroit News.