Office of the President

  1. June 13, 2023

    Nominations sought for disability advocates, accessibility leaders

    Nominations for the James T. Neubacher Award, named for a U-M alumnus who advocated for equal rights and opportunities for people with disabilities, are being accepted through July 31.

  2. January 23, 2023

    Student ideas needed for inauguration poster session

    The Office of the President is accepting student applications for a proposed project, event or research endeavor ahead of President Santa J. Ono’s March 7 inauguration.

  3. October 14, 2022

    The Ono presidency begins

    A new administration is underway at the University of Michigan. In this Q&A interview, Santa J. Ono discusses how he intends to approach U-M’s issues and challenges as its 15th president.

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.”

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.