1. March 28, 2024

    Regents decline to divest from companies linked to Israel

    U‑M will not divest from companies linked to Israel, the Board of Regents has announced, reaffirming its policy to shield the endowment from political pressures and base investment decisions on financial factors.

  2. January 30, 2024

    Senate Assembly passes measures on CSG votes, Israel divestment

    The faculty’s Senate Assembly has passed resolutions calling on U-M leadership to protect students’ free speech, and to divest from companies investing in Israel’s military campaign in Gaza.

  3. October 13, 2023

    President’s statement: Campus safety is our top priority

    In a message to the U-M community, President Santa J. Ono said that in the wake of Mideast violence, students, faculty, staff and visitors should be assured their safety is a top priority.

  4. October 10, 2023

    U-M statement about Mideast violence

    President Santa J. Ono issued a statement Tuesday regarding the ongoing violence in the Middle East, acknowledging its impact on the U-M community and suggesting support resources.

  5. October 31, 2018

    President, provost expand on issues of personal beliefs, reference letters

    President Mark Schlissel and Provost Martin Philbert further explore the issues surrounding the role of personal beliefs in educators’ decisions whether to write reference letters for students.

  6. September 20, 2018

    Schlissel speaks out on professor’s refusal to support student effort to study in Israel

    President Mark Schlissel says a faculty member’s refusal to provide a previously promised letter of recommendation for a student because she was seeking to study abroad in Israel is not the position of the university.