Board of Directors

Name: Mary Sue Coleman

Title: President Emerita, University of Michigan


Having served as President of two of the nation's largest and most prestigious public universities and having a long and decorated career in the sciences, Dr. Coleman brings to our Board a unique point of view regarding organizational management and academic research vital to a company competing in science-based industries.

Dr. Coleman joined the Board of Directors in 2003 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Science, Technology & Sustainability Committee. She is President Emerita of the University of Michigan, having served as President from August 2002 to July 2014. She also was a Professor of Biological Chemistry in the University of Michigan Medical School and a Professor of Chemistry in the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts. From 1995 to July 2002, Dr. Coleman served as President of the University of Iowa. Prior to 1995, Dr. Coleman served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of New Mexico, Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies & Research and Associate Provost and Dean of Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a member of the biochemistry faculty and an administrator at the Cancer Center of the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Elected to the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine in 1997, Dr. Coleman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Coleman is a Trustee of the Gerald R. Ford Foundation, the Gates Cambridge Scholarship program, and the Mayo Clinic Foundation, and is on the Board of Directors of The Kavli Foundation.

Other Public Company Board Service: Meredith Corporation (1997 to present)