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

    December 17, 2015

    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


  2. 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


  3. Record: Schlissel announces search process for next athletic director

    December 2, 2015

  4. Athletic Director Search Advisory Committee


  5. U-M statement regarding false Facebook page

    November 25, 2015

  6. Email to Students on Diversity Summit and Racial Injustice in Higher Education

    November 13, 2015

    Dear Students: I want to express my appreciation to those of you who participated in and shared your experiences during our Diversity Summit this past week, an important part of the process we began several months ago to develop Michigan’s first campus level strategic plan to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion.   I also want to Read more


  7. Many voices heard at U-M Diversity Summit

    Note: This post was updated at 1:04 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. I want to share the remarks that I made during Thursday’s meeting of the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan expressing my grief and empathy for everyone affected by the terror attacks in Baghdad, Beirut, Paris and other cities around the world. Read more


  8. Community Assembly on diversity generates suggestions, challenges

    November 11, 2015

  9. Schlissel outlines efforts to enhance U-M excellence in coming years

    October 23, 2015

  10. 2015 Leadership Breakfast

    (As prepared for delivery) It’s great to see so many distinguished colleagues and campus leaders here this morning. I have gotten to know most of you from our many conversations over the past year. I cannot thank you enough for everything you have done to make me feel welcome, and to help me gain a Read more