1. Duty to report

    March 26, 2019

    Dear Deans, Directors and Department Heads: The University of Michigan strives to uphold the highest ethical standards and expectations of honesty and integrity across our community of faculty, staff and students. An important component of these values is a commitment to reporting suspected criminal activity and the knowledge that retaliation for making a report is Read more


  2. A message from President Schlissel on March 16 emergency alert

    March 25, 2019

    To All Members of the Campus Community: Over the past week, student leaders and other members of our community, the university’s leadership team, and I have spent a great deal of time examining and discussing the March 16 reports of an active shooter on campus and how the campus responded. While many aspects of our Read more


  3. Statement on tragedies in New Zealand

    March 15, 2019

    We have viewed with horror and sadness news reports following the sickening shootings at two mosques in New Zealand where dozens of innocent lives were taken. On behalf of the University of Michigan Family, I extend my sympathies to all affected by this tragedy and share my disgust that places of worship were again targeted Read more


  4. Grand Rapids Business Journal story on direct-to-student need-based financial aid

    March 4, 2019

  5. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education

    February 14, 2019

    (As prepared for delivery) Chairman VanSingel and members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, thank you for the opportunity to speak with you. It’s a pleasure to see all of you today. I am especially pleased to meet the members of the committee who are serving in their first term and serving on Read more


  6. President Schlissel discusses Congressman John Dingell’s legacy on WJR 760’s The Paul W. Smith Show

    February 11, 2019

  7. Crain’s Detroit forum: College affordability, attainment and economic prosperity are inseparable


  8. Statement by President Schlissel on passing of John Dingell

    February 7, 2019

    John Dingell’s resolute devotion to the people of Michigan and our nation set a high standard to which we should all aspire in public service. He fought for legislation and led change that made our state and nation better for all Americans – including civil rights, access to quality medical care, and clean air and Read more


  9. Washington Post: With Bloomberg’s backing, top colleges seek more low-income students


  10. Record: President launches Commission on Carbon Neutrality

    February 4, 2019