The University of Michigan Remembers President Gerald R. Ford. (Part 1)
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will host an afternoon of activities celebrating the life and legacy of the University of Michigan's most famous alumnus.
1:00pm – 2:15pm. Whipping Inflation Then and Now: Managing the Macroeconomy. Speakers: Paul O'Neill, former United States Secretary of the Treasury and Allen Sinai, Chief Global Economist and President of Decision Economics, Inc. Moderator: Susan M. Collins, Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy.
2:30pm – 3:45pm. Leveling the Field: The Legacy of the 1972 Title IX Legislation. Speakers: William C. Martin, director of the U-M Department of Athletics and former president of the U.S. Olympic Committee; Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Olympic champion, professor of law, and legal adviser to the Women's Sports Foundation; Welch Suggs, author of A Place on the Team. Moderator: Edie Goldenberg, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy.
4:00pm. A Tribute to President Ford.
Susan M. Collins, Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy
Mary Sue Coleman, President, University of Michigan
Paul O'Neill, former United States Secretary of the Treasury
Martin J. Allen, Jr., chairman emeritus, Gerald R. Ford Foundation
William C. Martin, director of the U-M Department of Athletics and former president of the U.S. Olympic Committee
Uchenna Ukaegbu Alexander, MPP '05
Michael G. Ford, son of President Ford
The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club
These events are free and open to the public.
Co-sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum.