Mary Sue Coleman http://wemu.org en University of Michigan students, staff celebrate Coleman http://wemu.org/post/university-michigan-students-staff-celebrate-coleman <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://umich.edu/" target="_blank">University of Michigan</a> students and staff gathered in the school's Union ballroom to celebrate retiring president Mary Sue Coleman. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 10:32:03 +0000 Associated Press 42862 at http://wemu.org University of Michigan students, staff celebrate Coleman University of Michigan Names Schlissel as 14th President http://wemu.org/post/university-michigan-names-schlissel-14th-president <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <meta content="University of Michigan, Mary Sue Coleman,Mark Schlissel, Michigan, Wolverines" name="news_keywords" /> </p><p>The University of Michigan has named Dr. Mark Schlissel as the school's 14th&nbsp; President. On a unanimous vote this morning the board chose to hire Brown University Provost, Dr. Mark Schlissel to serve as Mary Sue Coleman's successor.</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/131176194&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Schlissel has been Provost at Brown since July of 2011. prior to that post, He served as Dean of Biological Sciences in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California–Berkeley.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>SEE ALSO:&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://wemu.org/post/new-u-m-president-mark-schlissel-role-university-beyond-campus-audio"><span style="font-size: 1.357em; font-weight: inherit; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 30px;">New U of M President Mark Schlissel on the role of the University Beyond Campus [AUDIO]</span></a></p><div class="card-stats clearfix" style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; height: auto; float: none; width: 578px; overflow: hidden; position: static; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 16px;"><div class="card-stat card-facebook" style="margin: 0px 10px 0px 0px; padding: 10px 0px 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 11px; vertical-align: baseline; float: left; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;</div></div><p>President Mary Sue Coleman announced last year that she would step down when her contract expires this summer. She will leave as Michigan's fourth longest-serving leader. Coleman was hired in 2002 after seven years as president at the University of Iowa. The 70-year-old Coleman also is the university's first female president.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:05:18 +0000 David Fair 40599 at http://wemu.org University of Michigan Names Schlissel as 14th President U of M to Launch Search For New President http://wemu.org/post/u-m-launch-search-new-president <p>ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - The University of Michigan Board of Regents has appointed an advisory committee to help search for the school's next president. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The board on Thursday announced the appointment of seven faculty members to work with the board and a search firm. Russell Reynolds Associates will be paid a $300,000 flat fee with expenses not to exceed $50,000.</p><p>In April, President Mary Sue Coleman announced she would step down when her contract expires in the summer of 2014. She will leave as the university's fourth longest-serving leader.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:16:07 +0000 Associated Press 32413 at http://wemu.org