"The Gift Matured"

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The Gift Matured, An Updated History of the University of Michigan-Dearborn, 1984-2009


1. Overview and Introduction - Elton D. Higgs

2. Comments on UM-Dearborn Chief Executives, 1959-2009 - Elton D. Higgs

3. Celebrating Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

4. In the Shadows: Special Reports

  • A Sunny Day on the Rouge - Edward Bagale
  • The Natural Area and the Environmental Interpretative Center - Orin Gelderloos
  • The Henry Ford Estate - Donn Werling
  • The Art Museum Project - Kenneth Gross and Joseph Marks
  • The Armenian Research Center - Dennis Papazian
  • The Child Development Center - Rosalind Saltz and Marry Trepanier Street
  • The Mardigian Library - Timothy Richards
  • The University Archives - Karen Morgan
  • Extension activities - Joan Mrofka and Jean Girard
  • The Holocaust Voice/Vision Project - Sidney Bolkosky
  • Research and Grant Support - Drew Buchanan
  • The Public Safety Department - Richard Gordon
  • Arab American at UM-Dearborn - Ronald Stockton
  • African-American Presence at UM-D, 1984-2009 - Elnora Ford, Maggie Martin, and Deborah Smith-Pollard
  • Student Services - Donna McKinley
  • CASL - Katie Anderson-Levitt
  • College of Education - John Poster
  • Other requested and anticipated: Women's activities & programs (K. Morgan); perspectives from Engineering (Sengupta) and Business; Graduate Programs (Bord); relationship of UM-D to Ann Arbor campus (Bord)

5. Time Line of UM-Dearborn's Major Events, 1959-2009, with Inserted Quotations and Contemporary Events

6. Epilogue - Chancellor Daniel Little

7. Appendices

  • Chancellors and Vice Chancellors, 1959-2009
  • Deans, 1984-2009
  • Heads of Campus Support Units (Academic and Non-Academic), 1984-2009
  • Recipients of Faculty Teaching, Research, and Service Awards, 1984-2009
  • Student Government Presidents, 1984-2009
  • Table of Fall Headcount Enrollments (graduate and undergradute), 1984-2009
  • New Academic Programs and Degrees, 1984-2009