1. Diversity Luncheon September 9, 2015

    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


  2. 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


  3. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at U-M


  4. 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


  5. President Schlissel Q&A in University Record

    September 8, 2015

  6. National Medal of Arts

    September 3, 2015

  7. National Medal of Arts

    Bravo! I am delighted to share the news that Professor Emeritus George Shirley and the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan (UMS) have been recognized at the highest level. The White House has announced that Shirley and UMS will each receive a 2014 National Medal of Arts. The National Medal is our nation’s premier honor Read more


  8. President Schlissel reflects on his first year with Michigan Radio

    September 2, 2015

  9. Revolutionary Mcity test lab for driverless vehicles opens

    July 20, 2015

  10. President Schlissel visits China

    July 17, 2015