1. Statement on Alfred Taubman

    April 18, 2015

  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. 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


  5. 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


  6. 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


  7. Michigan Governor’s Economic Summit and Governor’s Education Summit

    March 5, 2015

    Note: Remarks as prepared for delivery. It is an honor to be here today representing the University of Michigan, among so many distinguished educators, public servants, and business and economic development leaders. I want to thank Governor Snyder for extending me the invitation to speak today. The Governor was one of the first people I met Read more


  8. Sloan Fellows

    February 25, 2015

    I am very pleased to congratulate the six outstanding early career University of Michigan faculty members who earned Sloan Research Fellowships this year. The Sloan Fellowship program is targeted to early career tenure track faculty in the natural and physical sciences, computer science, economics, and mathematics. Its fellows are considered “rising stars, the next generation Read more


  9. President’s Advisory Panel on the Biosciences hosted town halls to seek input

    February 24, 2015

    Dear Colleagues: Last October, President Schlissel convened the President’s Advisory Panel on the Biosciences and charged it with developing a recommended strategy that will propel Michigan to the forefront in critical areas of life science research by optimally leveraging our comprehensive excellence. As an important part of its work, the panel seeks input from the broad campus community, Read more


  10. Michigan Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Higher Education

    Note: Remarks as prepared for delivery. Chairwoman Schuitmaker, Chairman McCready and members of the Senate and House Higher Education subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to speak with you. I was pleased to meet with Senator Schuitmaker and Representative McCready in January in Ann Arbor and enjoyed the chance to get acquainted.  I also look forward Read more