1. President’s Advisory Panel on the Biosciences Report

    September 24, 2015

    I am pleased to share the final report of the President’s Advisory Panel on the Biosciences at the University of Michigan. I established the panel in the Fall of 2014, with a charge of “developing a recommended strategy that will propel Michigan to the forefront in critical areas of life science research by optimally leveraging our Read more


  2. On the Agenda: Continuing the discussion on sexual misconduct

    September 21, 2015

  3. Continuing the discussion on sexual misconduct

    Today, the University of Michigan is releasing the findings of an April sexual misconduct survey administered by the Association of American Universities. The student survey was the year’s second survey of our Ann Arbor campus regarding sexual misconduct. The complete campus results of the AAU survey, and the first U-M survey are available online. U-M Read more


  4. On the Agenda: Education, Patient Care & Discovery

    September 17, 2015

  5. Education, Patient Care & Discovery

    Keeping the University of Michigan’s Health System at the forefront of patient care, education, and discovery is a major focus of my work to advance excellence at our university. A world-class public research university with a premier health system is a combination that few can match. Our health system is built on a solid foundation Read more


  6. Diversity Luncheon September 9, 2015 – Remarks

    September 9, 2015

  7. Diversity Luncheon September 9, 2015

    (As prepared for delivery) In the months since most of us were together last, we have developed a great deal of positive momentum. I said back in February, and I understand even better now, that there is no shortage of commitment, talent, and thoughtfulness on our campus. Thanks to the efforts of many individuals, our Read more


  8. 2015 Welcome Back Message and Video

    To All Members of the Campus Community, It is a pleasure to welcome you to a new academic year at the University of Michigan. I very much enjoyed getting to know many of you and exploring the campus and Ann Arbor during my first year as President. I have seen your inventions, innovations, research and Read more


  9. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at U-M


  10. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at U-M

    I announced earlier this year that I was making diversity, equity and an inclusive campus environment a major focus of my presidency. Our work will include a new strategic plan for how to enhance diversity and promote greater equity and a more inclusive campus environment for the university as a whole, as well as individualized plans Read more