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Reunion 2012 Schedule

All Ross Reunion events will take place on campus unless otherwise noted.

Advanced registration is required for all paid events.

Friday, October 12, 2012


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

$125 per person




Reunion Business Conference -

This year's Reunion Business Conference will offer sessions from two of Ross School's most highly regarded faculty members, with messages on how individuals and organizations can threive. Come hear from Professor Gretchen Spreitzer on “Creating Sustainable Performance” and Professor Lynn Wooten on "Crisis Leadership".

Casual/business casual attire suggested.    Breakfast and lunch included.


1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

No charge



Dean's Welcome and Distinguished Reunion Business Lecture

"Leadership, Innovation and Competiveness"

Alison Davis-Blake, Edward J. Frey Dean and Leon Festinger Collegiate Professor of Management will welcome alumni and guests.  She will introduce Jim McNerney, chairman, president and CEO of The Boeing Company.


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

No charge



Alumni Career Services Session

Leslie Lynn, Lead Associate Director, Alumni Career Services

How should your resume look 1, 5, or 10+ years after graduation from business school? Need to brush up on company research for a work project or your own career exploration and wondering what resources you can utilize? And what about connecting with alumni for your professional network...need to learn where to find them? Stop by this short presentation to obtain an overview of Alumni Career Services. You will learn about career services and online resources provided to Ross alumni.

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

No charge




Ross School Building Tours

Take this special opportunity to experience our beautiful new 270,000 square-foot facility by taking the self-guided walking tour. Ross students will be stationed throughout the building to introduce you to the new building which opened for classes in January 2009. View our photo gallery at

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

$20 per person




Class of 2002 and 2007 Cocktail Hour
at Ross School of Business

Gather with your classmates at a happy hour reserved just for 5-and 10-year anniversary classes. Enjoy appetizers, beer, and wine while you "catch up" and make plans for your night out on the town.

 Casual attire suggested.


4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Cash Bar



Class of 1982 Happy Hour
at Dominick's

Enjoy the perfect way to wind down from an exciting day.  Chat with faculty and friends, and celebrate your 30-year reunion over cocktails.

Casual attire suggested.


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$30 per person




Business School Emeritus Dinner Honoring the Class of 1962
at Ross School of Business

Please join us for a special dinner event to commemorate the 50th Reunion of the Class of 1962. The event is reserved exclusively for Ross alumni, faculty, and friends.  The evening will include remarks from Dean Davis-Blake and a performance by U-M Men's Glee Club Ensemble, the Friars.

 Men: Suit jacket and /or tie is suggested.


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$50 per person




Class of 1987 25 Year Celebration
at Melange Bistro

Celebrate your 25-year reunion with an intimate dinner.  Relive your Michigan memories with classmates and faculty while you socialize and network.

Business attire suggested.



Saturday, October 13, 2012


12:30 pm

$30 per person (children 12 and under are free)



Ross School Tailgate Party

Get ready for the game in our world-class facility.  Socialize with classmates while enjoying plenty of food and drink as well as kid-friendly activities.

Casual, maize-and-blue attire suggested.


3:30 pm

$100 per person for tailgate and football ticket ($70 per child, 12 and under)



Michigan vs. Illinois

We will sell a limited number of tailgate and football packages.  You must pick up football tickets at the Tailgate party.  We cannot guarantee seating requests with classmates.  Please note that everyone (even infants) must have a ticket in order to enter Michigan Stadium.