I want to share the remarks that I made during Thursday’s meeting of the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan expressing my grief and empathy for everyone affected by the terror attacks in Baghdad, Beirut, Paris and other cities around the world.

Regent Shauna Ryder Diggs extended condolences on behalf of the board. Information on U-M’s support for students is available in a letter from Vice President for Student Life E. Royster Harper and Dean of Students Laura Blake Jones. Ann Arbor campus faculty and staff may access support through the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, and those in the health system can access the Employee Assistance Program.

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