January 18, 2021
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
January 6, 2021
President Mark Schlissel has issued a statement denouncing the violence that erupted after protestors broke into the U.S. Capitol, which “represents an assault on our liberty and the fundamental values of American democracy.”
November 4, 2020
In a post-election message, President Mark Schlissel said U-M will continue to advance its mission, support students and “achieve the lasting change for which so many of you have advocated,” regardless of final vote tallies.
October 28, 2020
Participation in the electoral process is one of Americans’ most important responsibilities, and President Mark Schlissel is urging the U-M community to exercise their right to vote on or by Nov. 3.
October 5, 2020
A roundup of short news items from around the University of Michigan.
September 29, 2020
President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan M. Collins are launching a weekly COVID-19 briefing at 1 p.m. every Friday to keep members of the U-M community up-to-date on news and information related to the pandemic.
September 27, 2020
President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan M. Collins have issued a statement in response to the Trump administration’s recent executive order on combating race and sex stereotyping.
September 19, 2020
Leaders of U-M’s Faculty Senate have reversed an earlier statement and determined that a vote of no confidence in President Mark Schlissel’s leadership narrowly passed at a Sept. 16 meeting.
September 16, 2020
The result of a faculty no-confidence vote in President Mark Schlissel’s leadership is under review after questions arose about procedural rules after the vote.
September 15, 2020
President Mark Schlissel says he will establish a faculty group specifically devoted to issues related to COVID-19 on campus, and also is developing a new initiative around public safety and policing.