January 20, 2020

Mary Sue Coleman

  1. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: College affordability

    Through nearly her entire 12 years as U-M president, Mary Sue Coleman and the university’s budget team have been working hard to keep the cost of attendance in check during a time of economic decline in the state and falling state funding for universities.

  2. March 10, 2014

    Speech highlights

    Selected quotes from President Mary Sue Coleman’s speeches over the years.

  3. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: Arts and creativity

    Our understanding of the works of William Shakespeare, the Gershwin brothers, Orson Welles and Robert Altman was advanced at U-M under President Mary Sue Coleman’s watch, along with prominent arts-related initiatives.

  4. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: Sustainability

    Building on the strong foundation laid by predecessors, President Mary Sue Coleman strengthened the university’s commitment to sustainability by broadening U-M’s approach to include education, research and operations under an initiative known as Planet Blue.

  5. March 10, 2014

    Bentley archive will preserve contributions of U-M’s first female president

    The Bentley Historical Library is preserving Mary Sue Coleman’s legacy through paper and digital documentation stored at the library building on North Campus, and digitally on servers.

  6. March 10, 2014

    Others pay tribute to President Coleman

    Members of the U-M and higher education communities offer personal reflections.

  7. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: Heritage and Bicentennial Celebration

    President Mary Sue Coleman early on identified the 2017 bicentennial as a chance to celebrate the University of Michigan’s past, and provide fresh inspiration for its future.

  8. March 10, 2014

    Making history

    A timeline of social and political events that occurred during President Mary Sue Coleman’s tenure.

  9. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: Engaged learning

    Engaged and multidisciplinary learning opportunities at U-M have been a priority during the tenure of President Mary Sue Coleman.

  10. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: U-M Health System growth

    The last decade under President Mary Sue Coleman’s leadership saw tremendous growth at the U-M Health System, which includes the Hospitals & Health Centers, the Medical School and other units.