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.
Members of the Board of Regents praised President Mark Schlissel for his leadership as the University of Michigan heads into its third century as one of the world's leading research universities.
President Mark Schlissel was in Washington, D.C., this week urging key lawmakers to reject proposed federal budget cuts that would do serious damage to the nation's research and education enterprise.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reducing sexual misconduct and creating a climate where survivors are confident the university supports them are keys to U-M's work to improve campus health and safety, President Mark Schlissel said Wednesday.
Unveiling an aspirational agenda for the University of Michigan's coming years, President Mark Schlissel on Friday outlined a broad range of programs and activities in which U-M will invest to enhance a third century of excellence.
President Mark Schlissel received his first-year grades during Thursday's Board of Regents meeting coupled with a 3 percent pay raise.
The University of Michigan is embarking on a yearlong effort to create a comprehensive, universitywide plan to improve diversity, equity and inclusion, President Mark Schlissel announced Wednesday.
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.
It has been one year since the university community officially welcomed President Mark S. Schlissel to campus as the 14th president of the University of Michigan.
And what a year it has been.
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.
Mark S. Schlissel will begin his first international visit as president of the University of Michigan on July 5 when he travels to Beijing and Shanghai to spend a week meeting with alumni, students and Chinese research partners.
President Mark Schlissel and professor Philip Deloria have been elected as new members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
President Mark Schlissel was one of 305 students and faculty recently welcomed into the U-M chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society.
President Mark Schlissel told state legislators Tuesday he has been impressed with Michigan residents' optimism about the future and that "they look to higher education as a pathway to prosperity for their children and as a source of hope for the future."
President Mark Schlissel launched a campuswide conversation on diversity Monday, calling for innovative and ambitious measures to address "the hardest problem and biggest challenge that we're going to confront together."