1. December 2, 2014

    Jim Hackett’s opening remarks

    Today, I informed Brady Hoke that he will not be returning as our football coach next year. I had mentioned to you two weeks ago that we would be evaluating his status at the end of the season and that’s what today’s announcement is about. My primary intent today is to do this with respect…
  2. November 24, 2014

    Engineering student, former swim captain is Rhodes Scholar

    David Moore, a master’s student in mechanical engineering and former captain of the men’s swim team, is one of 32 Americans named Rhodes Scholars for 2015.

  3. November 18, 2014

    Senate Assembly hears about faculty involvement in athletics

    Three faculty members who interact with various aspects of the student-athlete experience at U-M shared insights into that process with the Senate Assembly on Monday.

  4. November 11, 2014

    President Schlissel clarifies his SACUA comments on athletics

    President Mark Schlissel has clarified comments he made earlier regarding student-athletes, the athletics department and their focus on academics and rules compliance.

  5. October 31, 2014

    Mental health promotion featuring former U-M athletes hits home

    A partnership between academics and athletics at U-M features former student-athletes in videos that encourage students to seek mental health help if needed.

  6. October 31, 2014

    Statement from James Hackett

    James Hackett was appointed Friday as interim U-M athletic director. He is the retired chief executive officer of Michigan-based Steelcase Inc.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.