News & Communications

  1. Marketplace radio interview: International students and faculty make ‘the world a safer place’

    February 4, 2017
  2. President Schlissel, 47 other university presidents ask President Trump to “rectify or rescind” order on immigration

    February 2, 2017

    Download PDF of letter with signers February 2, 2017 President Donald J. Trump The White House United States of America Dear President Trump: We write as presidents of leading American colleges and universities to urge you to rectify or rescind the recent executive order closing our country’s borders to immigrants and others from seven majority-Muslim …

  3. Search for next U-M provost now underway

    January 27, 2017
  4. EdSurge Academic Innovation podcast: Universities Should Work to Transform Teaching

    January 25, 2017
  5. Welcome to the University of Michigan’s Bicentennial

    January 5, 2017 HELP US CELEBRATE 200 YEARS OF THE LEADERS & BEST The new year brings a monumental moment in the life of our university — our Bicentennial celebration. I am excited to introduce you to what we have planned to commemorate our 200 years of achievement. Over the course of 2017, we will be celebrating …

  6. Record: President appoints Paul Courant as interim provost

    December 13, 2016
  7. Statement in Support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program and our Undocumented Immigrant Students

    November 21, 2016

      Update (Sept. 3, 2017): President Schlissel urges the White House to preserve the DACA program for our students and our nation.   President Schlissel and more than 600 college and university presidents signed a statement calling for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to be “upheld, continued, and expanded.” The statement below statement …

  8. Provost Pollack named president of Cornell

    November 14, 2016
  9. A message from U-M administrators and faculty and student leaders

    November 13, 2016

    To All Members of the University Community: In the days since last Tuesday’s election, people in our community have experienced hateful attacks, both on an individual level and as members of groups.  As leaders of our campus, we want to speak out against these behaviors and express our hopes for moving forward. We saw a …

  10. 2016 Election Message

    November 9, 2016

    To All Members of the University Community: As I’m sure many of you did, I watched the election coverage late into the night, and had the opportunity to visit with students and staff at a results-watching event sponsored by the Ginsberg Center at the Michigan Union. It will take quite some time to completely absorb …