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The Ford School Centennial

In 1913, Jesse S. Reeves, chairman of the University of Michigan political science department, proposed an academic program dedicated to training future leaders in city government. In a letter to U-M President Hutchins, Reeves wrote: "I believe that...

Multimedia scrapbook of Centennial Reunion weekend

Nov 4, 2014
What an amazing, inspirational Centennial Reunion weekend!Along with some 300 faculty, students, and staff, nearly 150 Ford School graduates from the late 1940s through 2014 joined us on campus—many flying in from around the country—to celebrate the...

Ford School of Public Policy celebrating a century of impact

Oct 27, 2014
Originally published in The University RecordA major milestone is in sight for the faculty, students, alumni and staff of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: the school will celebrate its 100th anniversary this weekend.In 1999, U-M named its...

A note from Susan Collins

Oct 15, 2014
This letter originally appeared in the October 15, 2014 edition of our electronic newsletter, 'the ford school feed'. The culmination of our Centennial celebrations draws near. We expect over 150 alumni; many friends, former faculty, and...

Worldwide Spirit Day marks Ford School centennial

Jul 21, 2014
Ford School students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends around the world celebrated the hundredth anniversary of the school's founding on July 10, 2014. Major celebrations took place in Ann Arbor, Washington D.C. and Chicago, and smaller Spirit...