News & Communications

  1. Statement at September 2023 Board of Regents

    September 21, 2023

    Welcome to the first University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting of the new academic year.  We’re already off to a memorable and accomplished start.  I’d like to begin by welcoming Donna Fry, our interim chancellor for UM-Flint, to our first board meeting. She’ll be serving until the selection of a permanent chancellor, and we’re …

  2. September 2023 video message

    September 6, 2023
  3. Internet Restored on All U-M Campuses

    August 30, 2023

    Dear U-M community, Thank you for your patience during our recent service disruption. I am happy to inform you that internet connectivity and WiFi has been restored on all U-M campuses. You should be able to connect as normal from any device. We expect some issues with select U-M systems and services in the short …

  4. Important IT outage update

    August 29, 2023

    To the university community: The loss of internet access and other business functions across the University of Michigan community cast an unfortunate cloud over an otherwise sunny and glorious start to the academic year. Despite this setback, our campuses were alive Monday with a wide array of activities as students greeted each other, faculty members …

  5. New Student Convocation 2023

    August 27, 2023

    Remarks as prepared for delivery Thanks so much for your introduction Meera. I’m grateful for your leadership of Central Student Government, and I’m looking forward to working with you and your colleagues in the upcoming year. I also appreciate the service and leadership of those who have spoken – Vice President Harmon, Vice President for …

  6. Statement on homophobic graffiti

    August 23, 2023

    To the campus community: We are aware of the homophobic graffiti that has been reported to Ann Arbor Police on the sidewalk in front of the Jewish Resource Center, an organization located near our campus that provides support to students seeking to stay involved or become involved in Judaism. The Jewish Resource Center is an important …

  7. Welcome home to the University of Michigan!

    Dear students, staff and faculty, As we begin our annual move-in, it’s my sincere pleasure to welcome you here, welcome you back, and welcome you home, to the University of Michigan. We’re so glad you’ve joined us – we have so much to look forward to in this new school year. It will be a …

  8. Dean Donna Fry to serve as interim chancellor of UM-Flint

    August 17, 2023

    Dear colleagues and friends across the University of Michigan community, I am delighted to announce that Donna Fry, dean of the UM-Flint College of Health Sciences, has agreed to serve as interim chancellor of UM-Flint, effective Aug. 18. We made this selection after an extensive and expedited search. Recognizing the importance of having an interim …

  9. August 2023 video message

    August 7, 2023
  10. Statement on Big Ten expansion

    August 4, 2023

    The Big Ten Conference unanimously voted Aug. 4 to accept the University of Oregon and the University of Washington as full members in all sponsored sports, effective August 2024. As the conference continues to grow and expand across the country, we are pleased to confirm this decision and extend a warm welcome to our newest …