September 29, 2020

Mary Sue Coleman

  1. 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.

  2. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: Diversity

    From the steps of the U. S. Supreme Court to mega-churches in Detroit and far smaller congregations around the state, at the National Press Club and in the halls of academia, President Mary Sue Coleman has spoken up on behalf of the important role diversity plays in higher education.

  3. March 10, 2014

    Campuswide reception for President Coleman set for March 14

    Faculty, staff and students are invited to a campuswide “thank you” reception for President Mary Sue Coleman, who is retiring in July. The appreciation will be from 3-5 p.m. Friday in the Rogel Ballroom of the Michigan Union. Actor Jeff Daniels will serve as emcee.

  4. March 10, 2014

    Top accomplishments: Economic development

    Under President Mary Sue Coleman’s leadership, U-M has been a leader in creating and supporting several key collaborations among government, industry and academia toward building a strong economy.

  5. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: Entrepreneurship

    The university has a long tradition of entrepreneurship education dating back to 1927, but those early seeds have sprouted and grown into a lush garden of offerings during the last 12 years under President Mary Sue Coleman.

  6. March 10, 2014

    Top accomplishments: Interdisciplinary Junior Faculty Initiative

    President Mary Sue Coleman announced in 2007 a five-year, $30 million initiative to hire 100 tenure-track junior faculty members to increase the university’s focus on teaching and research across disciplines.

  7. March 10, 2014

    Top accomplishments: Google partnership

    President Mary Sue Coleman was a strong public advocate for U-M’s collaboration with the Google Books Library Project.

  8. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: International education

    A major theme of Mary Sue Coleman’s presidency was aggressively building on U-M’s reputation for global engagement, boldly going abroad and — equally as important — bringing the world to her university. 

  9. March 10, 2014

    Science students look back on being mentored by the president

    The U-M Mentorship Program matches several incoming freshman with a peer mentor and a faculty or staff member for their first semester on campus. President Mary Sue Coleman has volunteered as a faculty mentor through the program for the last 10 years.

  10. February 13, 2014

    Coleman stresses value of state investment in public universities

    President Mary Sue Coleman delivered a message of hope for the state Thursday as she addressed a legislative panel on the importance of funding for higher education.