Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Philanthropy

  1. A cloud lined in platinum

    From Captain Beefheart to Broadway, legendary music producer Richard Perry, ’64, has been catching stars for decades — many in U-M’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

  2. Fund supports reporters

    Former media executive John Madigan, BBA ’58/MBA ’59, empowers student journalists with a fund named for former Chicago Tribune editor and Michigan Daily alumna (1977-78) Ann Marie Lipinski, BA ’94.

  3. Victors for Michigan final results show $5.28 billion total

    The campaign, which closed Dec. 31, 2018, counted more than 398,000 donors giving 2.4 million gifts over seven and a half years.

  4. Historic gift for Law

    Lisa and Christopher Jeffries have committed the largest gift in the school’s history: $33 million to support student scholarships, financial aid, debt management, and more.

  5. He never saw the Law Quad

    The man who endowed the University’s gothic, architectural masterpiece vowed never to lay eyes on it. He feared he would be disappointed.

  6. Step by step

    A new scholarship supports students in U-M’s Collegiate Recovery Program — a campus support service for those recovering from substance-use disorders.

  7. U-M shatters fundraising records

    Some 382,000 donors have given more than $5 billion to U-M — a campaign high among the nation’s public universities.

  8. From foster care to fulfillment

    Blavin Scholar Cherish Fields, BA ’09/MSW ’11, emerged from the state’s foster care system to earn two U-M degrees. Now she’s on a mission to help others.

  9. Catalyzing cures

    Richard and Susan Rogel’s record-breaking gift to Michigan Medicine — at $150 million — will transform cancer research.