Office of University Development

  1. November 7, 2022

    Obituary — Gretchen Neal Jackson

    Gretchen Neal Jackson, 78, of Ann Arbor died Oct. 25 at Glacier Hills Senior Community. She had a 15-year career in development at U-M, beginning in what is now the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

  2. August 29, 2022

    Donors set record for cash gifts to university in FY ’22

    Donors gave to U-M in record fashion during fiscal year 2022, with the university receiving $515 million in total cash gifts, the highest in U-M history and the first time that cash gifts topped $500 million.

  3. March 17, 2022

    More than 9,200 donors join in U-M’s eighth Giving Blueday

    Students, faculty, alumni and friends gave more than $4.2 million to support what they love about U-M during the Giving Blueday 24-hour day of giving.

  4. March 14, 2022

    U-M seeks community support during eighth Giving Blueday

    Giving Blueday, U-M’s 24-hour day of giving, will take place March 16. Throughout the day, university community members can give to the programs and causes they care most about.

  5. November 11, 2021

    Four recommended for Winter Commencement honorary degrees

    Four leaders in the fields of higher education, theater, mathematics and community research are being recommended for honorary degrees at the Ann Arbor campus’ 2021 Winter Commencement.

  6. September 10, 2021

    Howard Bragman creates million-dollar ‘coming out’ fund

    Alumnus and public relations leader Howard Bragman has made a $1 million bequest to establish the Howard Bragman Coming Out Fund to provide emergency financial assistance to students through U-M’s Spectrum Center.

  7. April 26, 2021

    Schools, colleges and groups prepare to celebrate 2021 graduates

    The Office of University Development created a webpage with the time, date and contact information for spring 2021 celebrations and ceremonies by schools, colleges and specialty graduations.

  8. March 11, 2021

    U-M receives gifts from more than 10,000 donors on Giving Blueday

    More than 10,000 donors supported U-M’s seventh Giving Blueday, contributing more than $4.6 million in gifts of all sizes to causes of their choice across all three campuses and Michigan Medicine.

  9. October 19, 2020

    Twenty-seven to receive faculty awards at virtual ceremony

    Twenty-six University of Michigan faculty members are receiving awards this fall in recognition of their notable contributions in the areas of teaching, mentoring, service and scholarship.

  10. June 20, 2019

    Todd Baily named AVP for development, campaign strategy, initiatives

    Todd Baily, campaign director for the university’s $5.28 billion Victors for Michigan campaign, has been named associate vice president for development, campaign strategy and initiatives.