1. Preventing and addressing sexual misconduct at the University of Michigan

    January 25, 2018

    To All Members of the Campus Community: Preventing sexual and gender-based misconduct is the responsibility of all of us at the University of Michigan. Across the state and nation, and in our own community, we hear heartbreaking accounts of survivors who have bravely come forward to share their painful and deeply personal experiences. I commend their efforts to help bring Read more


  2. Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Search

    January 15, 2018

    The University of Michigan is seeking a new vice president for information technology and chief information officer.  Information technology and this position are crucial for enhancing our standing as a world-class university dedicated to education, discovery, innovation and healthcare. The position reports to the president of the University. The VPIT-CIO provides enterprise-wide leadership, collaboratively guiding investment in and support of IT Read more


  3. Welcome to a new semester at the University of Michigan

    January 5, 2018

    To All Members of the Campus Community: I am pleased to welcome you back to the University of Michigan, and I hope you enjoyed a restful and peaceful winter break. We were proud to celebrate the graduation of nearly 1,000 students from our Ann Arbor campus during Winter Commencement last month. The ceremony also included recognition of Read more


  4. 2017 Winter Commencement

    December 17, 2017

    (As prepared for delivery) Way to go, Class of 2017! I offer my warmest congratulations to you, graduates of the University of Michigan, as well as to your families and friends, professors and instructors, and everyone else who made this day possible. Today marks a very momentous beginning for you, the Class of 2017. Perhaps Read more


  5. President Schlissel, Big Ten universities ask Congress to protect DACA students

    December 13, 2017

  6. Detroit Economic Club

    President Schlissel spoke with Detroit-area high school students who attended the Detroit Economic Club meeting.   Address to the Detroit Economic Club Monday, December 11, 2017 Listen to full audio (As prepared for delivery) It’s a pleasure to be here amongst so many leaders who are engaged in creating a brighter future for this great Read more


  7. Schlissel calls for tax bill that protects student interests

    December 7, 2017

    President Mark Schlissel urged elected leaders to pass a tax-reform bill that protects the interests, futures and aspirations of college students and doctoral candidates in his remarks at Thursday’s Board of Regents meeting.


  8. An Uncommon Education – Celebrating 200 Years of the University of Michigan

    December 6, 2017

    Detroit Public Television produced a series of short-form documentaries throughout 2017 that recognized the University of Michigan’s “role as an educator and institution in the state, nation and world.” DPTV aired the documentaries, along with interviews with President Schlissel and others, in a December program called “An Uncommon Education – Celebrating 200 Years of the Read more


  9. Detroit News Column: Tax plan hurts college students

    November 28, 2017

    The Tax Reform and Jobs Act contains provisions that would make it harder for students to earn a college degree at a time in which the value of higher education has never been greater — to students, families and to our nation.


  10. Grand Rapids Press: U-M president says don’t pay for corporate tax cuts by hurting students

    November 22, 2017

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI – University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel says the Republican tax plan moving through Congress will negatively affect students, universities and education in the United States.