Message from the President

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Dear Friends,

As a great public research university, the University of Michigan embraces our responsibility to focus our academic strength on the challenges and opportunities that face the public we serve. For an institution with more than 200 years of driving growth and opportunity in our state, there is no place we’ve been doing this longer than in our birthplace of Detroit.

Today, we are proud to announce that U-M will add to and enhance our legacy of service by accepting Mayor Mike Duggan’s invitation to partner on the Detroit Center for Innovation to be built in downtown Detroit. The center will make our work in Detroit even more comprehensive, aligned to our mission, and responsive to local needs.

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