|Mary Sue Coleman|
|13th President of the University of Michigan|
|Preceded by||Lee Bollinger|
|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|
|Alma mater||Grinnell College
University of North Carolina
|Website||President Mary Sue Coleman|
Mary Sue Coleman (née Wilson; October 2, 1943) is the 13th and current President of the University of Michigan. In 2009, she was named one of the nation's "10 best college presidents" by Time Magazine.
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 serves as 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 campaign that sought to raise $2.5 billion for the University of Michigan institution. Concluding in 2008, this campaign raised $3.2 billion - the most a public university has ever raised. Formerly she served as the 18th President of the University of Iowa from 1995 to 2002.
On April 18, 2013, Coleman announced her retirement as President of the University of Michigan. She will serve through July 2014 before stepping down.
- "Iowa Alumni Magazine: Mary Sue Coleman". Iowa Alumni Magazine. 2007. Retrieved 2009-09-30.
- Forbes biography
- The Ten Best College Presidents in Time Magazine. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
- "About Mary Sue Coleman". Office of the President, University of Michigan. Retrieved 18 March 2013.
- US Department of Commerce
- University of Michigan Office of the President. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
- . "President Coleman announces her retirement in 2014" retrieved 18 April 2013.
Further reading 
- University of Michigan biography
- Sahadi, Jeanne (2006-11-20). "Highest paid college presidents". CNNMoney.com. Retrieved 2007-02-13.
- Nowinski, Walter (2006-11-08). "Affirmative action banned". The Michigan Daily. 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.
- University of Michigan President - Mary Sue Coleman
- Presidents of the University of Michigan
- Mary Sue Coleman Biography and Oral History Interview, Archives of Women in Science and Engineering Special Collections Department, Iowa State University. Accessed on 25 March 2010.
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