Office of the President

  1. May 19, 2022

    Spaces named in honor of two former university presidents

    U-M will honor two former presidents by naming spaces on campus in their honor. The Randall Laboratory addition will be renamed the Homer A. Neal Laboratory, and a gathering space in the newly renovated Ruthven Building will be named the Robben and Aldyth Fleming Reception Room. 

  2. October 5, 2021

    Schlissel says he will end U-M presidency in June 2023

    President Mark Schlissel has announced he will end his service as president in June 2023, one year earlier than his previously announced appointment. He said the announcement will “support a smooth and thoughtful leadership transition for the university.”

  3. November 23, 2020

    Nominations sought for president’s international education award

    In celebration of International Education Week, the Office of the President is seeking nominations for the President’s Award for Distinguished Service in International Education.

  4. November 6, 2020

    Winter term plans grounded in campus engagement efforts

    U-M leaders met with students, faculty and staff to inform and shape plans for the winter term, learning what went well in the fall and what did not.

  5. September 11, 2020

    Schlissel, Collins say U-M committed to engaging with campus

    U-M is committed to engaging with members of its community as it grapples with the coronavirus pandemic and other issues affecting the campus and country, President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan Collins said.

  6. January 20, 2020

    Distinguished University Professors to present lectures Jan. 28

    Three faculty members who have received one of U-M’s highest honors will discuss their work and answer audience questions during the upcoming Distinguished University Professorship Event.

  7. January 16, 2020

    President initiates selection, appointment process for research VP

    President Mark Schlissel has initiated the selection and appointment process to fill the position of vice president for research. Rebecca Cunningham has been interim vice president for research since June 1, 2019.

  8. October 14, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  9. March 23, 2017

    Alumnus, longtime employee helps launch public art tribute to staff

    A longtime U-M staff member is helping lead an effort to fund a public art tribute on campus that will honor the enduring work and support of university staff — past, present and future.

  10. January 24, 2014

    Mark S. Schlissel named 14th president of the University of Michigan

    With a unanimous vote of the Board of Regents, Dr. Mark S. Schlissel was appointed the 14th president of the University of Michigan on Friday.

    • Remarks: Board of RegentsMark Schlissel, President Coleman

    Video of the regents’ meeting