1. 2017 Honors Convocation: The Arts – A Public Good in America

    March 19, 2017

    (As prepared for delivery) I am proud to offer my utmost congratulations to our University of Michigan Honors Students from Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint. Your high levels of achievement at our university are truly remarkable, and reflect an immense amount of hard work and focus. Well done, students! I add my congratulations to the Read more


  2. Remarks at Board of Regents meeting on federal budget proposal

    March 16, 2017

  3. Academic Innovation Teach-Outs will address current events

    March 14, 2017

  4. Michigan Impact: U-M research is beneficial for our entire state

    February 23, 2017

  5. Record: Kallie Bila Michels appointed vice president for communications

    February 16, 2017

  6. President’s Bicentennial Colloquium: The Future University Community Video


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

    February 4, 2017

  8. 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 Read more


  9. Protecting the interests of our international community of scholars

    January 28, 2017

    For generations, the University of Michigan has been known throughout the world as a leading international community of scholars. U-M has admitted international students since the late 1840s, and our first foreign-born faculty member was hired in 1846. Our ability to attract the best students and faculty from around the globe enhances our teaching, learning, Read more


  10. Search for next U-M provost now underway

    January 27, 2017