1. An update on fall semester preparations (message to faculty and staff)

    August 4, 2020

    This message was sent to faculty and staff of the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus. Dear Colleagues: As we continue our extensive preparations for a fall semester that offers a mix of remote, in-person and hybrid courses, I want to provide an update on several major developments. We recognize that in many parts of Read more


  2. A few updates as the fall semester approaches (message to students)

    This message was sent to students of the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus. Dear Students: I hope you and your loved ones are having a safe, healthy and enjoyable summer. At the University of Michigan, we have spent the last few months preparing diligently to welcome you and begin another academic year. The weeks Read more


  3. A Message from President Mark S. Schlissel on the Philbert investigation report

    August 3, 2020

    To All Members of the U-M Ann Arbor Community: I have spent the last few days reading carefully the report issued Friday by WilmerHale following their investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Martin Philbert. The behaviors uncovered by this investigation are both awful and unacceptable, and our institution failed to properly and effectively address earlier Read more


  4. UM-Flint Professor Emerita Maureen Tippen honored with President’s Award for Distinguished Service in International Education

    July 22, 2020

  5. U-M staff members presented with President’s Staff Awards of Distinction

    July 21, 2020

  6. Susan M. Collins appointed as U-M provost

    July 17, 2020

  7. VP for Government Relations Cynthia Wilbanks announces year-end retirement

    July 15, 2020

  8. Announcing an updated policy for face coverings and additional COVID-19 planning information

    To All Members of the Campus Community: Many individuals and groups are continuing their efforts to prepare our campuses for the fall semester, and I want to share some of the newest developments, including our new university policy on face coverings. The work taking place across the University of Michigan community to address these highly Read more


  9. Statement on Homeland Security policy affecting international students

    July 7, 2020

    At the University of Michigan, we add our voice to the many in higher education to express our strong disagreement with the temporary policy announced July 6 by the Department of Homeland Security to further restrict the educational opportunities for international students. Based on an initial review by our International Center staff, this guidance does Read more


  10. Announcing a public health-informed fall semester for the University of Michigan

    June 22, 2020

    To All Members of the U-M Community: I am pleased to announce that the University of Michigan plans to offer a public health-informed in-residence semester this fall. It will consist of a mixture of in-person and remote classes structured to reflect our commitment to promoting public health while fulfilling our fundamental mission of transformative undergraduate, Read more