1. Search begins for new director of Life Sciences Institute

    June 16, 2015

    An advisory committee has been appointed to launch the search for the university’s next Mary Sue Coleman Director of the Life Sciences Institute. The university is now accepting nominations and applications for the position. President Mark S. Schlissel has appointed an eight-member search advisory committee, which will be chaired by Dr. David Ginsburg, James V. Read more

  2. Following the Science

    Today we launched our search to hire a new director of the Life Sciences Institute (LSI) at the University of Michigan. The LSI has established a remarkable record of achievement since its creation in 1999. LSI scientists have conducted research – much of it landmark – in a broad range of disciplines including genetics, chemistry, Read more

  3. Investiture of UM-Flint Chancellor Susan E. Borrego

    April 20, 2015

    President Mark Schlissel Inauguration of Chancellor Borrego (as prepared for delivery) It is an honor to be back here in Flint today to celebrate this outstanding occasion for the University of Michigan family. I congratulate Chancellor Borrego, and am proud to add my appreciation for her work to the many voices we are hearing today. Read more

  4. Email to Faculty and Staff on Enhancing Research Safety at U-M

    The University of Michigan has a long history of conducting high quality research that helps educate our students and benefits the world. We are proud to continue U-M’s strong commitment to those ideals and are equally committed to the health and welfare of our faculty, staff, students and community. As one of the world’s leading Read more

  5. Statement on Alfred Taubman

    April 18, 2015

  6. Statement on Alfred Taubman

    Statement from Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., president of the University of Michigan The University of Michigan family was saddened to learn of the passing of A. Alfred Taubman. We have lost a dear friend and educational partner, one of the genuine leaders and best. Our hearts go out to his family, friends, loved ones, Read more

  7. Ending Sexual Misconduct on Campus

    March 31, 2015

    I am committed to providing the safest possible environment for students at the University of Michigan, and addressing and preventing sexual misconduct is a vital part of this commitment, and of our work together. I have spent a great deal of time engaging with the campus community on this issue. Students have spoken openly and Read more

  8. Input form for President’s Advisory Panel on the Biosciences

    March 25, 2015

    The President’s Advisory Panel on the Biosciences is seeking input from the campus community. The input will inform the panel’s work to develop a recommended strategy that will propel Michigan to the forefront in critical areas of life science research by optimally leveraging our comprehensive excellence. The feedback form is at: umich.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0ILRPpRFpdDSEbH

  9. American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Keynote

    March 15, 2015

    Note: Remarks as prepared for delivery. It’s wonderful to be introduced by such a distinguished Michigan alumnus (Dr. Jaime Chahin), and an honor to be here. Good afternoon. I first want to congratulate everyone at AAHHE for the 10th successful iteration of this conference. And I especially want to welcome the students who are here with Read more

  10. Times Higher Education: Trust exercises

    March 11, 2015

    I am pleased to share a piece I wrote for the Times Higher Education’s latest world rankings. It talks about the University of Michigan’s approach to global engagement, which results in long-term positive impact through collaboration and a focus on mutual benefits for our faculty and students, as well as the people and communities we Read more