1. Warde Manuel named the Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics

    January 29, 2016

  2. Athletic Director Announcement Press Conference

    Good morning, and thank you for coming. Before today’s very special announcement, I want to acknowledge the University of Michigan Board of Regents. Their support, dedication, and advice during this search process was invaluable. I am pleased to announce that I have selected Warde Manuel to serve as the next Donald R. Shepherd Director of Read more

  3. Our World Needs Our Differences

    January 25, 2016

    The University of Michigan is helping to lead the national conversation on the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education as we continue strategic planning efforts at our university. As part of our ongoing efforts to provoke dialog on diversity, U-M’s National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID), in partnership with the American Council Read more

  4. Email on Flint Water Crisis

    To All Members of the University of Michigan Community: Yesterday, Chancellor Sue Borrego sent a letter to the UM-Flint community detailing the extensive measures she and her team have taken to ensure the safety of all drinking water on campus and to outline her plans for supporting the campus and Flint communities in the months Read more

  5. Remarks at 2016 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

    January 18, 2016

    Thank you, Rob, for the kind introduction and for all of your work and dedication to our university. I’d also like to thank everyone for joining us in one of the nation’s largest celebrations of Dr. King’s life and work. It’s an honor to be here for the University of Michigan’s 30th annual Reverend Dr. Read more

  6. Winter 2016 welcome email to students

    January 8, 2016

    Dear Students, Welcome back to the new semester at the University of Michigan. I hope you had a wonderful winter break. I want to take this opportunity to update you on our work to improve diversity, equity and inclusion at our university and invite you to engage further in these important issues. This semester, we Read more

  7. Remarks at 2015 Winter Commencement

    December 20, 2015

    (As prepared for delivery)  I offer my heartfelt congratulations to U-M’s newest graduates as well as to their families and friends. Thank you all for joining us for this celebration of achievement. A Michigan degree is a truly remarkable accomplishment. Well done, Class of 2015! I would like to consider with you a large and Read more

  8. Record: S. Jack Hu named vice president for research

    December 17, 2015

  9. Email on the Appointment of Jack Hu as Vice President for Research

    Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Hu as vice president for research, following this afternoon’s approval by the Board of Regents. Professor Hu has been serving as interim vice president for research since January 2014. The appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2016, through Dec. 31, 2018. Vice President Hu will Read more

  10. Addressing Climate Change as a Powerful Community

    December 4, 2015

    This week, leaders from about 150 nations have come together in Paris for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, with the goal of taking international action to limit carbon and greenhouse gas emissions. A delegation of 10 U-M faculty members and students are attending the U.N. conference, including participants from the School of Information, Read more