Developer to give $200M to University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Developer Stephen M. Ross plans to make the largest single gift in University of Michigan history, university officials announced Wednesday.

Public college presidents millionaires' club grows

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- The millionaires club of U.S. public college presidents added one member in the 2011-12 academic year, the Chronicle of Higher Education said Monday.
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Student debt, lack of well-paying jobs delays independence for new grads

CHICAGO, May 20 (UPI) -- The sheepskin may be on the wall, but today's college graduates could have a long way to go before achieving independence from mom and dad.

U. of Mich. in row on stem cell research

LANSING, Mich., March 22 (UPI) -- Republican state legislators say the University of Michigan could lose some funding if it does not answer questions about stem cell research.

Domino's CEO to become Michigan AD

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- David Brandon has been selected to replace Bill Martin as the athletic director at the University of Michigan.
Michigan gets NCAA 'inquiry' notice

Michigan gets NCAA 'inquiry' notice

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The University of Michigan confirmed Monday it has received an NCAA "Notice of Inquiry" indicating an investigation into its football program will continue.

Michigan hires Rich Rodriguez

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- West Virginia Unversity's Rich Rodriguez is the new football coach at the University of Michigan.

Univ. of Michigan remembers alumni Ford

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- The late U.S. President Gerald R. Ford was remembered this week at his alma mater, the University of Michigan, with a day's worth of festive events.

Michigan application drops race, gender

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The University of Michigan announced Thursday that race and gender will no longer be taken into consideration during the application process. The school said it would immediately comply with the ban on affirmative action passed Nov. 7 by voters in the sta

Speakers listed Schembechler memorial

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The president and athletic director of the University of Michigan and Bo Schembechler's son head a list of 10 people set to speak at a memorial service.

Google putting books on Web site

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Google says it's planning to public domain books on its Web site.

Google makes books available online

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Google said Thursday it will make public-domain books available on its Web site.

NY developer gives UM $100 million

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A New York real estate developer's $100 million gift to the University of Michigan School of Business Administration is the school's largest ever.

Michigan State gets woman president

LANSING, Mich., June 18 (UPI) -- Michigan State University's longtime provost has been appointed to serve as the school's 20th president.

No postseason play again for Wolverines

INDIANAPOLIS, May 8 (UPI) -- The men's basketball program at Michigan has been banned from postseason play for another year.

Dr. Mary Sue Coleman (born October 2, 1943) is an American scientist and educator who is currently serving as the 13th president of the University of Michigan. She is the first woman to serve in that role and the first since 1996 without an undergraduate or graduate degree from the University of Michigan.

Mary Coleman earned her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Grinnell College and her doctorate in biochemistry from the University of North Carolina.

For 19 years she was a member of the biochemistry faculty at the University of Kentucky. Her work in the sciences led to administrative appointments at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of New Mexico, where she served as provost and vice president for academic affairs. Coleman had previously served as president of the University of Iowa since 1995 where she was also professor of biochemistry in Iowa's College of Medicine and professor of biological sciences in the College of Liberal Arts.

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