1. An inalienable forum for discovery, debate and discussion

    September 7, 2016

    The beginning of a new semester here at the University of Michigan provides a wonderful opportunity to appreciate the amazing educational environment we share, surrounded by outstanding faculty members, expert staff and extraordinarily talented students. Thanks to you, every moment at U-M provides a precious opportunity to learn. Learning takes place in our classrooms, labs, Read more


  2. Fall 2016 welcome email

    September 2, 2016

    To All Members of the Campus Community, It is an honor to welcome you to a new academic year at the University of Michigan, with a light-hearted look at our amazing campus and its students, faculty and staff. Our community is a vibrant and dynamic place. U-M researchers launch a new company every 20 days, our health Read more


  3. Kallie Michels named interim VP for communications

    July 27, 2016

  4. Statement on the Trotter Multicultural Center Building Naming

    July 21, 2016

    I now wish to address an important issue that has been brought forward by members of our community. We have been engaged in candid discussions with students, faculty, staff and alumni over the past few weeks. In April, we announced a generous gift from Regent Mark Bernstein and his wife Rachel Bendit. They are passionate Read more


  5. Ketra Armstrong appointed as faculty athletics representative

    July 20, 2016

  6. On the Agenda: Empathy and Understanding

    July 8, 2016

  7. Empathy and Understanding

    The grief and heartbreak I feel today is a reflection of our collective sadness and anger over this ongoing national tragedy. The victims of the shootings this week in cities around our nation are our brothers, fathers, sons and neighbors. Our friends. The men and women who bravely protect and defend us. In this time Read more


  8. Statement on U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

    June 23, 2016

  9. Roger Cone named director of Life Sciences Institute

    June 16, 2016

  10. Requiem for Orlando

    June 14, 2016

    (as prepared for delivery) Our hearts reach out in sympathy to those who were affected by the awful acts of violence in Orlando, from the friends and family members of the victims to all of us here and around the world who feel their pain and share in their mourning. In the wake of such Read more