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July 15, 2019

Gretchen Whitmer

May 4, 2019

‘Where do you want to go?’

As she asked University of Michigan graduates how they want to shape the future, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Saturday invoked the memory of her grandmother, who witnessed 100 years of history.

May 4, 2019

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's U-M Commencement Address

President Schlissel; Provost Philbert; distinguished deans; faculty and staff; friends and family; and the amazing class of 2019: Congratulations! I am honored to celebrate with you today!

March 28, 2019

Four to receive honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

The Board of Regents has approved four honorary degrees to be awarded at the University of Michigan’s Spring Commencement ceremony May 4 at Michigan Stadium.

This year’s recipients, which were recommended by President Mark Schlissel and approved by the regents Thursday, are:

March 11, 2019

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to deliver Spring Commencement address

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the University of Michigan’s Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus May 4 at Michigan Stadium. She will be the sixth sitting governor to deliver a commencement address in the past 40 years.

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