What a day! I am very excited by the announcement of Dr. Mark Schlissel as the 14th President of the University of Michigan. I really hope he succeeds in this role, and I look forward to students playing a significant part in his transition and throughout his tenure as president.
I got an email from a reporter yesterday evening asking if I heard anything about the identity of the new president (I hadn’t). He followed up by asking what I hoped the new president would bring to the table. I responded: