ANN ARBOR (WWJ) – University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel issued a statement on the Shane Morris controversy. In the message, Shlissel said he wanted to express his extreme disappointment in the events surrounding the handling of the injury.
Read the full statement issued by U-M President Mark Schlissel below:
Statement by U-M President Mark S. Schlissel
As the leader of our university community, I want to express my extreme disappointment in the events surrounding the handling of an on-field injury to one of our football players, Shane Morris. The health and safety of our entire student community, including all of our student-athletes, is my most important responsibility as university president.
I have been in regular discussion regarding this incident and its aftermath with Athletic Director David Brandon and the Board of Regents. I support the immediate protocol changes that the department’s initial assessment has identified. I have instructed the…
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