Mary Sue Coleman
|Mary Sue Coleman|
Coleman in 2014
|7th President of the Association of American Universities|
Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Hunter R. Rawlings III|
|13th President of the University of Michigan|
August 1, 2002 – July 30, 2014
|Preceded by||Lee Bollinger|
|Succeeded by||Mark Schlissel|
|18th President of the University of Iowa|
|Preceded by||Hunter R. Rawlings III|
|Succeeded by||David J. Skorton|
|Born||October 2, 1943|
|Residence||Ann Arbor, Michigan|
University of North Carolina
Mary Sue Coleman (born October 2, 1943) is the current President of the Association of American Universities (AAU). She also was the 13th President of the University of Michigan. In 2009, she was named one of the nation's "10 best college presidents" by Time.
Mary Sue Coleman was awarded an undergraduate degree in chemistry from Grinnell College. She later received a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of North Carolina. For nineteen years, Coleman was a member of the biochemistry faculty at the University of Kentucky.
Currently, Coleman sits on the Board of Directors of Johnson & Johnson. She also served as past chair of the Association of American Universities. In July 2010, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke appointed her as the co-chair of National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. In 2004, Coleman began leading "The Michigan Difference", a fundraising campaign that sought to raise $2.5 billion for the University of Michigan. The campaign raised $3.2 billion and set a public university fundraising record. Formerly she served as the 18th President of the University of Iowa from 1995 to 2002.
Time magazine has ranked her as one of the ten best American university presidents, citing her excellent work in raising funds for the University and her emphasis on research.
On April 18, 2013, Coleman announced her retirement as President of the University of Michigan. She served through June 2014 before stepping down.
In June 2015 Coleman was appointed to the University of Denver Board of Trustees. She is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and co-chaired the Academy's Lincoln Project on Excellence and Access in Public Higher Education Project with former University of California-Berkeley chancellor Robert Birgeneau.
Mary Sue Coleman began her tenure as president of the Association of American Universities on May 31, 2016.
- "Iowa Alumni Magazine: Mary Sue Coleman". Iowa Alumni Magazine. 2007. Retrieved 2009-09-30.
- "Highest Paid Presidents of Public Universities, 2007-2008: Mary Sue Coleman". BusinessWeek. 2008. Retrieved 2010-01-11.
- "Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned". forbes.com.
- The Ten Best College Presidents in Time Magazine. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
- "About Mary Sue Coleman". Office of the President, University of Michigan. Archived from the original on 13 April 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2013.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-24. Retrieved 2012-02-01.
- "Get News". Department of Commerce.
- Stevens, Lindy. "$3.2 billion Michigan Difference total announced". The Michigan Daily. Retrieved 2018-01-23.
- University of Michigan Office of the President. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
- "The 10 Best College Presidents". Time. 2009-11-11.
- "Who is Dr. Mark Schlissel, the next president of the University of Michigan?" – retrieved 25 January 2014.
- "The Lincoln Project: Excellence and Access in Public Higher Education - American Academy of Arts & Sciences". www.amacad.org.
- "Mary Sue Coleman - Association of American Universities". www.aau.edu.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mary Sue Coleman.|
- Sahadi, Jeanne (2006-11-20). "Highest paid college presidents". CNNMoney.com. Retrieved 2007-02-13.
- Gnagey, Laurel Thomas (2006-11-13). "Coleman on Prop. 2: 'We will not be deterred'". University of Michigan. Retrieved 2007-02-13.
Peter E. Nathan (acting)
Hunter R. Rawlings III
| President of the University of Iowa
Willard L. Boyd (interim)
David J. Skorton
Lee C. Bollinger
| President of the University of Michigan
Mark S. Schlissel