1. Michigan Today: “There is much to be proud of here”

    March 27, 2022

    Like so many of you, I love the University of Michigan. It’s why I agreed to return as president at the request of the Board of Regents. There is no better job in higher education, and that sentiment applies in good times and bad.

  2. Record: Presidential Search Committee appointed, seeks U-M community input

    February 8, 2022

    The Board of Regents has appointed a committee of faculty, staff, students and alumni to assist with the search for the University of Michigan’s next president and to collect feedback from the university community.

  3. President Mary Sue Coleman’s message at U-M’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium

    January 17, 2022
  4. Campus COVID-19 Update: Mask policy extended, briefing video available

    January 14, 2022

    To All Members of the Campus Community: The number of cases of COVID-19 remains very high, but there is no evidence of a continued rise in the rate of new cases. Cases and testing levels remain high in Washtenaw County, and Omicron is surging in most areas of the country. If you test positive or …

  5. Campus COVID-19 Update: Testing, masking and vaccination crucial as cases increase

    January 7, 2022

    To All Members of the Campus Community: COVID-19 cases have increased significantly around the state and region as well as on campus. This week, our asymptomatic Community Sampling and Tracking Program has identified 597 positive cases, and 218 cases were diagnosed by University Health Service symptomatic testing. The vast majority have mild or no symptoms. …

  6. Help us start 2022 safely at the University of Michigan

    January 3, 2022

    To All Members of the Campus Community: With our winter term beginning Wednesday, we want to provide an update on important health and safety measures for our community. As we wrote last week, our goal remains to prioritize our educational, research and service missions, including providing the best possible educational experiences for our students, largely …

  7. Campus COVID-19 Update: Travel testing, booster recommendations, flu update

    December 3, 2021

    To All Members of the Campus Community: I want to thank everyone who got a COVID-19 test last week in preparation for holiday travel. We saw an increase in testing right before Thanksgiving – and recommend that anyone who traveled over the break be tested again, regardless of vaccination status. Testing is an important tool …

  8. COVID-19 Briefing, rising flu cases and federal vaccination mandates apply to bargained-for employees

    November 12, 2021

    To All Members of the Campus Community: While still higher than the previous baseline, COVID-19 cases in the student community have decreased compared to the previous week. A significant fraction of cases among students are related to indoor social gatherings over Halloween weekend. U-M Campus Response Metrics currently being met are the doubling of cases within …

  9. Campus COVID-19 Update: Fewer cases, surplus testing capacity

    October 1, 2021

    To All Members of the Campus Community: The weekly number of COVID-19 cases among students, faculty and staff is decreasing, continuing the trend since nearly the beginning of the semester. This same pattern is being seen at a number of peer institutions that, like ours, have been able to achieve a very high level of …

  10. Record: U-M updates metrics used to monitor spread of COVID-19

    August 31, 2021