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June 17, 2019

Mark Schlissel

May 4, 2019

‘Where do you want to go?’

As she asked University of Michigan graduates how they want to shape the future, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Saturday invoked the memory of her grandmother, who witnessed 100 years of history.

October 4, 2018

Schlissel says U-M is pursuing a path to carbon neutrality

The University of Michigan will further its commitment to sustainability by pursuing a path toward carbon neutrality for the university and helping others in the region, state and nation reach the same goal, President Mark Schlissel said Thursday.

March 1, 2018

Schlissel notes public impact, Go Blue Guarantee in budget testimony

The University of Michigan serves a critical role in the state's success through research that fuels economic growth, top academic programs that prepare the next generation of leaders, and world-class resources — from health care to the arts — that improve the quality of life for those throughout Michigan.

December 9, 2016

New award to recognize international work of faculty, staff

Every year, thousands of University of Michigan students travel the world to gain international experience and understanding through study abroad, internships and service learning opportunities. And every year, U-M receives hundreds of foreign students and faculty who enrich the campus community.

November 22, 2016

Schlissel outlines support for undocumented, international students

The University of Michigan has joined dozens of major universities and colleges in urging the federal government to continue and expand a policy that would allow undocumented college students to finish their studies, President Mark Schlissel said Monday.

September 15, 2016

Regents praise President Mark Schlissel's work

President Mark Schlissel has exceeded expectations and advanced the university's global reputation, according to the Board of Regents, which awarded him a 3 percent salary increase at its meeting Thursday.

November 19, 2015

President Mark Schlissel on diversity, equity and inclusion

Nov. 19, 2015

I want to begin by expressing my sadness and empathy for everyone affected by recent terrorist attacks in Baghdad, Beirut, Paris, and other cities around the globe. The loss of life is tragic, and I shared the shock and horror felt by many in our community who have ties to these nations.

September 5, 2015

Freshmen embraced by Michigan family at New Student Convocation

President Mark Schlissel and other university leaders welcomed freshmen and their families to the Michigan family at the New Student Convocation on Friday.

Schlissel told the Class of 2019 that for nearly two centuries, Michigan's Diag has served as a crossroads for generations that aspire to make our society better.

July 16, 2015

President Schlissel provides update on diversity planning

President Mark Schlissel updated the Board of Regents on Thursday about the university's diversity strategic planning process and said he would host a luncheon meeting this fall to bring the planning process into sharper focus.


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