1. The Pulse Institute: U-M President Schlissel on equity, online education in COVID-19 world

    April 27, 2020

  2. Crain’s Detroit Business Commentary: Michigan’s research universities involved in COVID-19 fight

    April 26, 2020

  3. Detroit Regional Chamber panel with Presidents Schlissel, Stanley and Wilson: Research Universities Lend Expertise And Support Amid Crisis

    April 24, 2020

  4. A COVID-19 update from President Mark S. Schlissel

    April 20, 2020

    Updated on 4/22/20 with information on deans deciding collectively to personally donate funds donate funds that will provide support for student and staff emergency needs. Dear Colleagues: The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected all members of the University of Michigan community, creating personal difficulties and adding fear and uncertainty to our lives. Some of us Read more


  5. An update to students from President Mark S. Schlissel

    April 9, 2020

      Dear Students: Greetings from my home here on South University in Ann Arbor. I hope that you, your families and friends are healthy and safe. I am writing to express my admiration and appreciation for the many ways that you have persevered during the COVID-19 pandemic. This semester has been one of the most Read more


  6. COVID-19 update from President Mark S. Schlissel

    April 6, 2020

    Dear Colleagues: The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly altered the university we love and affected every one of you – our students, faculty and staff. Missing are many of our traditional rites of spring, from seniors taking photos in their caps and gowns, to the walk-off victories of our softball and baseball teams, and faculty and Read more


  7. Michigan Daily: Schlissel on ‘U’ COVID-19 response: “We’ve adapted pretty darn fast”

    March 28, 2020

  8. Michigan’s commitment through crisis

    March 27, 2020

    Dear Friends of Michigan: We are all sharing a world that is very different than it was just several weeks ago, and it’s changing by the day. I write from a state that is under a “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order from the governor and a campus that is unusually quiet, as the traditional bustle Read more


  9. Appointments of vice president for student life, vice president for research, and interim provost

    March 26, 2020

    To All Members of the Campus Community: I am pleased to announce that our Board of Regents has appointed three executive leaders for the University of Michigan: Susan M. Collins as interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, Martino Harmon as vice president for student life, and Rebecca Cunningham as vice president for Read more


  10. Statement on U-M’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic at March 2020 Board of Regents Meeting

    (As prepared for delivery) The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an array of challenges – some of which are virtually unprecedented for our university. Members of our community have been affected professionally, personally, and sometimes tragically, by the spread and effects of the virus. We also don’t know long the pandemic will last, which adds to Read more