1. William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center

    May 1, 2016

    A Message from President Mark Schlissel: I want to reach out regarding questions that have arisen recently about the new William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center and be clear on an important point: While its location will be different, the name, legacy and mission of the William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center will remain unchanged. The Trotter Read more


  2. 2016 Spring Commencement Address

    April 30, 2016

    (As prepared for delivery) Thank you, Dean Martin for the introduction, and thank you Regents, colleagues, students, supporters, friends and family members for being here today to celebrate the Class of 2016. A Michigan degree is a truly remarkable accomplishment. Well done, graduates, and congratulations families and friends! What a terrific day to be a Read more


  3. A message from Presidents Mark S. Schlissel and Cooper Charlton

    April 8, 2016

    Dear Students: The end of our academic year is a tense time for many students in the University of Michigan family. Final exams, papers, projects and reports can be very stressful, and we wanted to reach out to all of you to share information about the resources that are available to help. Adding to the Read more


  4. A message from Presidents Mark S. Schlissel and Cooper Charlton


  5. American Academy of Arts and Sciences Lincoln Project Video & Published Comments

    April 4, 2016

    Public Research Universities: Serving the Public Interest in Michigan (PDF)


  6. We stand together against hate

    March 31, 2016

    Racial, ethnic or religious discrimination have no place at the University of Michigan. Targeted attacks against groups of people are hateful and serve only to tear apart our university community. An anti-Islam message written in chalk on the Diag yesterday has caused members of our community to feel threatened and unwelcome. I want everyone at Read more


  7. Reducing Misconduct on Our Campus

    March 22, 2016

    I want to update everyone on our ongoing work to reduce sexual and gender-based misconduct and other forms of interpersonal violence at the University of Michigan and provide support for those students impacted. For more than a year, we have joined together as a community to assess the campus climate, expand training for student groups Read more


  8. Record: President to award global health medal April 6 to BRAC founder

    March 17, 2016

  9. Michigan Impact: Winter 2016

    February 25, 2016

  10. “Because justice. Because history. Because being human.”

    February 19, 2016

    It was a pleasure to join University of Michigan faculty, staff and students in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities. NEH Chairman Bro Adams visited our campus Wednesday as part of the nationwide celebration. He spoke about the importance of public and collaborative humanities during a session with students and Read more