1. Schlissel announces plan to grow academic innovation

    October 3, 2019

    Saying it is time for academic innovation at the University of Michigan to take a step forward, President Mark Schlissel has announced a plan to support new models for education and provide learning experiences that are global, engaged and lifelong.

  2. Campus arts initiative to ‘unleash imagination and creativity’

    A comprehensive presidential arts initiative designed to “unleash imagination and creativity” at the University of Michigan was announced Oct. 3 by President Mark Schlissel. A working group of arts leaders on campus will collaborate with all parts of the university in creating the initiative. Schlissel said a two-year startup phase will produce a roadmap through Read more

  3. Michigan Medicine to build adult hospital that will transform medical and surgical care

    September 20, 2019

    Michigan Medicine will build a new adult hospital that will increase patient access and transform medical and surgical care at the academic medical center of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

  4. University seeks nominations for honorary degree recipients

    The campus community is being asked to nominate individuals who have contributed to their field or society to be considered for honorary degrees. “Honorary degrees give us the opportunity to celebrate with pride the accomplishments of those whose contributions have changed the world,” President Mark Schlissel said.

  5. Nominations sought for president’s awards for public engagement

    University of Michigan leaders are encouraging campus community members to nominate faculty members who have demonstrated a commitment to public service for the president’s awards for public engagement.

  6. Record: University forging ahead on carbon neutrality work

    September 18, 2019

    As individuals across the globe rally for urgent action on climate change, the University of Michigan is moving forward on its path toward carbon neutrality with several actions, including joining a coalition of universities working on climate change solutions.

  7. Record: VP for Student Life E. Royster Harper announces plans to retire

    September 12, 2019

    After working hand-in-hand with multiple generations of students, Vice President for Student Life E. Royster Harper announced Thursday she will retire in January from the place she has called “home” for more than four decades.

  8. Fall 2019 Welcome Email

    September 2, 2019

      TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN COMMUNITY: Welcome to the new academic year at the University of Michigan! I am pleased to share with you a special look at our campus in this year’s Welcome Back Video. This fall, we are welcoming thousands of new students and about 540 new faculty members. Read more

  9. Leadership statement regarding recent mass shootings

    August 5, 2019

    Nine killed while enjoying a summer night out in Dayton, Ohio. Twenty-two killed while shopping in El Paso, Texas. Three killed while attending a local festival in Gilroy, California. More than two dozen people gunned down while enjoying the everyday tasks of the weekend – shopping, spending an evening with friends, supporting the local community. Read more

  10. Statement by President Schlissel at Board of Regents meeting on university collaborations

    July 18, 2019

    At our Regent’s meeting last month, we pledged to continue to consider the current relationships amongst our three campuses, while looking for ways to enhance student success on each campus by making strategic investments and promoting shared efficiencies and greater synergy. The board, the chancellors and I are always engaged in discussions about how to Read more