1. October 31, 2014

    Remarks by President Mark Schlissel

    President Mark Schlissel’s statement Friday announcing the appointment of James Hackett as U-M interim athletic director and the resignation of David Brandon, athletic director since 2010.

  2. October 31, 2014

    Statement from the U-M Board of Regents

    Board of Regents statement expressing its gratitude to David Brandon for his years of service to the university and its appreciation to James Hackett for his willingness to serve as the interim athletic director.

  3. October 31, 2014

    President Schlissel appoints James Hackett interim athletic director

    President Mark Schlissel announced Friday that he was appointing James Hackett as interim athletic director to succeeding Dave Brandon, who submitted his resignation.

  4. October 16, 2014

    President Schlissel outlines key goals for athletics at U-M

    President Mark Schlissel said he was “deeply disappointed” with the athletic department’s initial response and handling of quarterback Shane Morris’ mild concussion, but he also said he would focus on four key goals as he takes the time to understand the broader issues affecting athletics.

  5. October 16, 2014

    Athletics, CSG reach collaborative agreement on tickets, other matters

    U-M students will pay less for season football tickets next year and facility rental fees will be eliminated for student groups with a charitable focus as part of a collaborative agreement announced Thursday between Central Student Government and Michigan Athletics.

  6. October 2, 2014

    Enhanced player-safety measures will be in place for Saturday’s game

    The Athletic Department will implement enhanced player-safety measures — including an injury spotter in the press box and two-way radios — starting with Saturday’s football game at Rutgers.

  7. September 30, 2014

    Michigan Athletics statement regarding student-athlete safety and welfare

    Issued by Dave Brandon, U-M Director of Athletics

  8. September 30, 2014

    President calls for review of player safety procedures

    President Mark S. Schlissel has made a strong statement expressing his “extreme disappointment” in the events surrounding quarterback Shane Morris’ injury in Saturday’s loss to Minnesota, and instructed Athletics to conduct a thorough review of in-game player safety procedures, particularly those involving head injuries.

    • Also on Tuesday, Athletic Director Dave Brandon issued a detailed accounting of the sequence of events regarding how Morris’ injury was handled.

  9. September 18, 2014

    Regents OK Athletics South Competition and Performance Project

    The Board of Regents on Thursday approved the Athletics South Competition and Performance Project, located along South State Street.

  10. August 28, 2014

    Och gift impacts students at Ross School of Business, Athletics

    The university has announced the creation of the Och Initiative for Women in Finance in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.