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Mary Sue Coleman Chosen as Women in Leadership Award Recipient

3/16/2004 --

The annual award is presented by the Women in Business Initiative and Michigan Business Women.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman will receive the 2004 Women in Leadership Award at 4 p.m. April 14 at the Business School's Hale Auditorium.

Presented annually by the Women in Business Initiative and Michigan Business Women since 1993, the award recognizes the achievements of outstanding women leaders in promoting the success of women.

Currently in her second year at Michigan, Coleman is a professor of biological chemistry at the Medical School and professor of chemistry at the College of Literature, Science and the Arts. Prior to becoming Michigan's 13th president, Coleman served as president of the University of Iowa for seven years.

She also previously held leadership roles at the University of North Carolina and University of New Mexico. In addition, Coleman serves on the executive committee of the Association of American Universities executive and the National Collegiate Athletic Association's board of directors.

Michigan is the only leading business school to have such an award. Past recipients include Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State, and Kay Koplovitz, CEO of Working Women Network.

For more information, contact:
Bernie DeGroat
Phone: (734) 936-1015 or 647-1847