With Flint facing a water crisis, UM-Flint continues to leverage its hometown expertise to make a difference for its community, providing critically important analysis, partnership and investment.
Since being founded in Flint in 1956 at the request of and with the support of community leaders, UM-Flint has been known for its involvement in the community. It continues today with campus leaders tapped to also provide community leadership.
Faculty and staff such as Marty Kaufman, Margaret Andrews, Suzanne Selig and Mike Lane were able to provide expertise and advice long before most people even understood there was a water crisis.
These leaders are not just familiar on the UM-Flint campus. They are equally well known throughout Flint and Genesee County because of the many relationships they’ve fostered over the decades.