Detroit’s famous Spirit of Detroit statue was decked out in maize and blue to honor the University of Michigan’s bicentennial. A commemorative T-shirt was displayed on the statue outside the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center to mark the university’s founding in Detroit on Aug. 26, 1817, and its many connections to the city.

Always Leading, Forever Valiant

“The University of Michigan’s 200-year legacy has delivered amazing achievements for the communities we serve. As we embark on our third century, our many strengths position us to provide even more impact.”

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Financial Statements

“The university’s focused and disciplined budget approach balances our need to compete for outstanding students and talent against a challenging economic environment where financial efficiencies must be achieved.”


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