1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Bridge interview: ‘Our children will suffer’ because of how we treat higher education today

    July 12, 2019

    Mark Schlissel just celebrated his fifth anniversary as president of the University of Michigan. In a wide-ranging interview with Bridge, Schlissel was both optimistic about his own school’s future, and concerned about what lies ahead for higher education in general, in Michigan and the United States. Schlissel said he is frustrated with the level of state Read more

  6. Record: Debasish Dutta selected as next chancellor of UM-Flint

    June 20, 2019

    Debasish Dutta has been selected as the new chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint. His five-year appointment was approved June 20 by the Board of Regents.

  7. Precision Health announces enhanced resources for researchers

    June 19, 2019

    Precision Health at the University of Michigan has selected nine recipients for its 2019 Scholars Awards. These grants of up to $80,000 each support the innovative projects of early-career researchers.

  8. Biosciences Initiative announces first faculty hire

    June 17, 2019

    The University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative is proud to announce the onboarding of Roland Kersten, Ph.D., as its first expert faculty hire.

  9. Statement by President Schlissel and the Board of Regents on the passing of Douglass Diggs

    May 18, 2019

    We are all greatly saddened by the passing of Douglass Diggs. We will always remember and cherish Douglass’ support of the University of Michigan and especially our students. A warm and generous person, Douglass was a Detroit native and longtime business and civic leader who was passionate about creating opportunities for talented but underrepresented students. Read more

  10. President’s Staff Awards of Distinction honor U-M staff members

    May 13, 2019

    Founding an international professional organization. Doubling student voter turnout. Creating a model of workplace flexibility. Teaching thousands of middle school students how to live healthy lives. These are a few of the remarkable accomplishments of the 2019 University of Michigan Staff Impact Award recipients.