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 Read more


  3. 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


  4. Search for next U-M provost now underway

    January 27, 2017

  5. EdSurge Academic Innovation podcast: Universities Should Work to Transform Teaching

    January 25, 2017

  6. Always Leading. Forever Valiant.

    January 23, 2017

    The many aspects of our celebration of the University of Michigan’s Bicentennial provide a wonderful opportunity to explore and engage with the achievements and the people who have made our history – and our future – so meaningful and exciting. These opportunities are reflected in the events throughout 2017 that commemorate U-M’s amazing impact on Read more


  7. 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 U-M’s Read more


  8. 2016 Winter Commencement

    December 20, 2016

    (As prepared for delivery) I offer my most enthusiastic congratulations to U-M’s newest graduates, 
as well as to their families and friends, professors and teachers, and everyone else who made this day possible. I thank you all for joining us for this celebration of achievement. A Michigan degree is a truly outstanding accomplishment. Well done, Read more


  9. Record: President appoints Paul Courant as interim provost

    December 13, 2016

  10. 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 Read more