1. Record: U-M to remove names from campus facilities

    March 29, 2018

    The University of Michigan is changing the names of a campus building and a house within a residence hall on the Ann Arbor campus after the legacies of the namesakes were called into question.

  2. Record: African Studies Center marks decade of cultural collaboration

    March 20, 2018

    At a symposium celebrating the first decade of ASC and beyond, President Mark Schlissel announced that the Office of the President is renewing its support of the unique programs launched by ASC – U-M African Presidential Scholars Program. UMAPS brings an early-career African faculty for 4-6 month research residencies in Ann Arbor and pairs them Read more

  3. U-M remains committed to helping all students succeed

    March 2, 2018

    The University of Michigan remains committed to taking all necessary steps to assure every student on our campus has the opportunity to succeed. The U.S. Supreme Court has recently decided not to take up a key case related to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. By declining to immediately consider the case, a prior Read more

  4. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education

    March 1, 2018

    (as prepared for delivery) Chairwoman Schuitmaker, Senator MacGregor and Senator Hertel, thank you for the opportunity to speak with you. It’s a pleasure to see all of you today. I am honored to be here representing the University of Michigan. Addressing Sexual Misconduct I want to begin by addressing an issue we are all concerned Read more

  5. Record: U-M will review sexual misconduct policies and procedures

    February 15, 2018

    President Mark Schlissel said Thursday the University of Michigan would engage an outside expert to review its policies and practices to be sure U-M is doing all it can to prevent and respond to reports of sexual misconduct in all aspects of the university community.

  6. Record: Domenico Grasso named next chancellor of UM-Dearborn

    Domenico Grasso, an engineering professor who also served as provost and chief academic officer at the University of Delaware, has been selected as the next chancellor of the University of Michigan-Dearborn. His appointment is effective Aug 1.

  7. Domenico Grasso appointed as Chancellor of UM-Dearborn

    Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce the appointment of Domenico Grasso as U-M Dearborn’s new chancellor, beginning Aug. 1. The Board of Regents approved the appointment at today’s meeting. Dr. Grasso comes to UM-Dearborn with distinguished academic credentials and solid, proven administrative leadership experience. His career has been marked by thoughtful and creative initiatives Read more

  8. Biosciences Initiative releases first Request for Applications

    February 12, 2018

    President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative on Monday issued its first Request for Applications to U-M faculty, calling for high-impact research initiatives focused on solving critical problems in the biosciences.

  9. President Schlissel’s Detroit Free Press Letter to the Editor

    February 11, 2018

    Conflating the University of Michigan’s management of its successful, transparent and essential endowment with the horrific criminal activity of a sexual predator is irresponsible, incomprehensible and false. The Free Press’ Feb 4 editorial (“Can MSU, U-M overcome burden of old boys’ network?”) and the endowment stories it references invent conclusions and peddle innuendo not supported by facts. Read more

  10. Richard Spencer will not come to U-M this semester

    January 26, 2018

    The University of Michigan will continue to consider a request from representatives of white supremacist Richard Spencer to rent space to speak on the Ann Arbor campus, but no potential dates are being considered before the end of the academic year.