Gretchen Whitmer

  1. March 1, 2023

    Whitmer to speak at U-M event with CNN’s Wallace

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will visit the Ann Arbor campus March 8 for a special event with CNN anchor Chris Wallace at Rackham Auditorium, part of the series “Democracy in crisis: Views from the press.”

  2. April 13, 2021

    Extended state workplace restrictions unlikely to change U-M plans

    U-M officials said the extension of state workplace restrictions announced by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are not likely to affect current on-site campus work or plans to gradually resume on-site work in the coming months.

  3. April 28, 2020

    U-M eyeing resumption of some activity on campus

    President Mark Schlissel says he is “cautiously optimistic” U-M will be able to deliver “as much in-person instruction as possible” during the fall semester, but many questions remain about how that will be accomplished.

  4. March 23, 2020

    Schlissel outlines university operations under new state order

    President Mark Schlissel says all U-M employees should now work remotely “unless your unit needs you on campus to maintain the work we’ve identified as critical to our mission.”

  5. May 4, 2019

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s U-M Commencement Address

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s remarks for the University of Michigan’s Spring Commencement, May 4, 2019, as prepared for delivery.

  6. May 4, 2019

    ‘Where do you want to go?’

    Reminding them that her grandmother witnessed 100 years of history, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told U-M graduates they are poised to shape the future of the nation and the world.

  7. March 28, 2019

    Four to receive honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

    The Board of Regents has approved scientist Randy Schekman, sculptor Mark di Suvero, actress and singer Leslie Uggams, and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for honorary degrees at Spring Commencement.

  8. March 11, 2019

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to deliver Spring Commencement address

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the U-M Ann Arbor campus’ Spring Commencement address May 4 at Michigan Stadium. She will be the sixth sitting governor to speak at commencement in the past 40 years.