Mary Sue Coleman

Member of the Board of Trustees

Mary Sue Coleman is president of the Association of American Universities, which encompasses 62 leading public and private research universities in the United States and Canada.

Dr. Coleman is president emerita of the University of Michigan, where she served as the 13th president from August 2002 to June 2014. In 2009, Time magazine named her one of the nation’s “10 best college presidents.” From 1995-2002, she was president of the University of Iowa.

Dr. Coleman was co-chair of the Lincoln Project, a three-year initiative of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences to explore strategies to preserve the strength and diversity of public colleges and universities.

She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Kavli Foundation, which is dedicated to advancing science and support for scientists, and the Board of Trustees of the Gates Cambridge Scholars, a graduate student fellowship program. She serves on the Board of Trustees of the Society for Science & the Public, a nonprofit organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education.