1. Culture Change Values Identification Community Assembly

    September 28, 2022

    (As prepared for delivery) Good afternoon. I want to thank Sonya Jacobs and Patricia Hurn for leading this critical initiative and hosting today’s assembly. Since returning in January as president, I have made it a priority to help restore trust and faith in U-M. This past year has been unlike any other in campus history, Read more


  2. Register to Vote

    September 27, 2022

    Dear Colleagues: Election Day is Nov. 8, and we encourage you to check your voter registration status to ensure you are eligible to cast your ballot. To vote in Michigan, you have until 15 days prior to Election Day to register online or by mail, or you also can register in person through Election Day. You can Read more


  3. UM-Flint Town Hall

    September 23, 2022

    (As prepared for delivery) Good morning. Thank you to so many members of the U-M Flint community for joining us today. I encourage you to stay involved in this process of innovation and transformation over the coming months. With the support of the Board of Regents, I have charged Chancellor Dutta with developing a robust Read more


  4. Climate Action at U-M

    Dear members of the U-M community, As our academic year unfolds, I invite you to embrace our collective responsibility and potential toward addressing the world’s most pressing challenges. The University of Michigan must take a leading role in advancing a sustainable and just future, and I am pleased today to share that we’ve made considerable Read more


  5. Remarks at UM-Flint Town Hall

    (As prepared for delivery) Good morning. Thank you to so many members of the U-M Flint community for joining us today. I encourage you to stay involved in this process of innovation and transformation over the coming months. With the support of the Board of Regents, I have charged Chancellor Dutta with developing a robust Read more


  6. Statement at September 2022 Board of Regents

    September 22, 2022

    (As prepared for delivery) Good afternoon and welcome to the September meeting of the Board of Regents. Today is our first meeting of the new academic year, and tomorrow is an important anniversary for our institution: the University of Michigan-Flint will mark the 66th anniversary of opening its doors. It became the first of our Read more


  7. New Student Convocation 2022

    August 28, 2022

    Remarks as prepared for delivery Thank you, Noah. And thank you to all of this afternoon’s talented performers. Well … does it feel great to be a Michigan Wolverine? As you’ve heard, more than 84,000 high school seniors worldwide hoped to attend the University of Michigan this fall, and we wanted you – the most Read more


  8. New Faculty Orientation 2022

    August 24, 2022

    Remarks as prepared for delivery Good morning! Thank you, Matt, for your leadership of the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching. And thank you to everyone at CRLT for hosting today’s orientation events. This is a highly significant week at the University of Michigan. First and foremost, we are welcoming you, our newest faculty, Read more


  9. Statement at July 2022 Board of Regents

    July 21, 2022

    (As prepared for delivery) Good afternoon and welcome to the July meeting of the University of Michigan Board of Regents. I am so sorry not to be with you in person today. I have tested positive for covid and am isolating at home. But I feel fine, for which I’m grateful. This has been a Read more


  10. Regents appoint Santa J. Ono as University of Michigan’s next president

    July 13, 2022

    Santa J. Ono, Ph.D., is president-elect of the University of Michigan. He will begin a five-year term as the university’s 15th president on Oct. 13, 2022.