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OURWORLDISFACINGUNPRECEDENTEDCHALLENGES.FINDINGSOLUTIONSTOTHESEPROBLEMSCANOFTENSEEMIMPOSSIBLE.YETWECONFRONTTHEFUTUREWITHASENSEOFHOPECONFIDENTTHATEXTRAORDINARYPEOPLEWILLEMERGETOSERVEASVICTORSFOROURWORLD.MANYOFTHESEVICTORSWEKNOWWILLHAVETIESTOUM-DEARBORN.ANDSOWEARECOMMITTINGOURSUBSTANTIALRESOURCESANDINTELLECTUALCAPACITYTOTACKLETHESEGREATCHALLENGES.THISINSTITUTIONWASFOUNDEDBYAVISIONARYGIFT.THROUGHTHEYEARSALUMNIFOUNDATIONSBUSINESSESANDFRIENDSHAVEBUILTONTHATLEGACYFUNDINGNEWINITIATIVESESTABLISHINGSCHOLARSHIPSANDIMPROVINGFACILITIES.THESEDONORSVICTORSEVERYONEOFTHEMKNEWTHEIRGIFTSWOULDTRANSFORMVIBRANTCOMMUNITIES.WEWOULDNOTBETHEUNIVERSITYWEARETODAYWITHOUTTHEGENEROSITYOFDONORS.ANDRIGHTNOWDONORSAREMOREIMPORTANTTHANEVER.THISISAPIVOTALMOMENTATIMEWHENYOURPARTICIPATIONCANSTRENGTHENTHISGREATUNIVERSITYINWAYSTHATAREVITALTOTHEFUTURE.THEACTIONSWETAKENOWWILLNOTONLYBENEFITEVERYSTUDENTATUM-DEARBORNTHEYWILLCONTRIBUTETOTHERENEWALOFTHEREGIONANDTHESTATE.THERETURNONYOURINVESTMENTWILLBEBOTHIMPRESSIVEANDREWARDING.BECAUSEOFOURUNIQUEFOCUSONPRODUCINGHIGH-SKILLJOB-READYGRADUATESWHOCONTINUETOLIVEANDWORKINOURREGIONYOURCONTRIBUTIONSWILLHAVEANIMPACTTHATWOULDBEHARDTOACHIEVEATMOSTOTHERUNIVERSITIESORNONPROFITORGANIZATIONS.THELIVESOFOURKNEWTHERETURNONWOULDBEASTRONGERSTUDENTS.THEYALSOTHEIRINVESTMENTECONOMYANDMORE UM-DEARBORNEXISTSTOSERVETHEMETROPOLITANREGION.TODAYWEAREFOCUSEDONPRODUCINGMOREVICTORSTOTRANSFORMCHALLENGESINTOOPPORTUNITIESFORSOUTHEASTMICHIGAN. umdearborn.eduvictorsUM-Dearbornstudentscollaboratewithfacultytoconductresearchrelevanttoourregion.THISISAPIVOTALTIMEFOROURREGION....OURFOCUSMUSTBEONTHEFUTUREFOROURWORLDISSHIFTINGINDRAMATICANDSUDDENWAYS. UniversityoMichigan-Dearbornwasoundedin1959withagenerousgitromFordMotorCompany.Thevisionthenandnowwastocreateametro-politancenterolearningthatcombinedacademicexcellencewithpracticalreal-worldexperienceadiverseandbroadlyaccessibleuniversitythatwasdeeplyengagedwithindustryandthecommunityandonewhosegraduateswouldgoontobecomethebusinessandcivicleadersoourworldhereinsoutheastMichigan.TheUniversityoMichigan-Dearbornhasmetandsurpassedthoseexpectationsgrowingintoatop-rankedregionaluniversity.Todayweoermorethan100degreeprogramsallconsistentwiththeacademicexcellenceotheUniversityoMichigan.Ourresearchinitiativesbeneftromallianceswithbusinessandindustry.Ouruniquecampusattractsincomingstudentsrommorethan50birthcountriesmorethanhalothemthefrstintheiramiliestoattendcollege.Ourworkingpartnershipswithindustrygovernmentagenciesandnonproftsandourocusoncollaborativeresearchandexperientiallearninghavemadeustheareaspreerredsourceorwork-readycivic-mindedgraduateswhoknowhowtomakeadier-enceinourworld.SEIZINGTHEOPPORTUNITIESOFTHE21STCENTURYOurpastachievementsareasourceogreatprideandsatisaction.Butourocusmustbeontheutureorourworldisshitingindramaticandsuddenways.Thisisapivotaltimeorourregionourstateandournation.ItisatimeosweepingchangedriveninABOLDVISIONAUNIQUEHISTORYAMETROPOLITANMISSION3 largepartbytechnologyandglobalization.ItisalsoatimewhenAmericasbestcollegesanduniversitiesarebeingaskedtoaddressthenewrealitiesandacceleratingdemandsothe21stcentury.For200yearstheUniversityoMichiganhasworkedorthegreatergoodtransorminglivescreatingvictorstohelpshapetheworldandconstantlyevolvingtoaddressthekeyissuesocontemporarytimes.InthatsametraditionUM-Dearbornexiststoservethemetropolitanregion.TodayweareocusedonproducingmorevictorstotransormchallengesintoopportunitiesorsoutheastMichiganandorothercommunitiesacrossthecountry.MovingorwardwehaveidentifedkeyopportunitiesWorkwithgovernmentandbusinessleaderstoincreasethestatespoolocollege-educatedworkersromthecurrentlevelo27percentwithabachelorsorgraduateproessionaldegreeto60percentormore.Buildacultureoentrepreneurshipcreativityandinnovationintoourcurriculainanintentionalandsystematicway.Continuetopreparegraduateswhoaresel-directedachieversandcross-disciplinaryproblem-solversleadersabletoworkinenvironmentsthatspanculturalreligiousethnicgenderclassandracialdierences.umdearborn.eduvictorsSourceluminaoundation.org UM-DEARBORNEXISTSTOSERVETHEMETROPOLITANREGION.ABOVELearningextendsbeyondtheclassroomasfacultyandstudentsexploreandconductresearchinthecampusnaturalareas.5 Ourcommitmenttotheregionstransormationisdeependuringandabsolute.LookingaheadweseeaUM-DearbornthatplaysanincreasinglyvitalroleindevelopingtheleadersotomorrowmenandwomenabletoaddressthecomplexchallengesosoutheastMichiganandothermetropolitanareasacrossthenation.Ourcontributionswillcontinuetotakemanyormsincludingrelevantdegreeprogramscollaborativeresearchgroundbreakingdiscoveriesinnovativecommunitypartnershipsandstudentswhoaredriventobevictorsandmakeameaninguldiferenceintheworld.Asalwaysourtopprioritywillbeproducinggraduateswhoarepreparedtosucceedintheglobalworkplacecreativethinkersefectiveproblem-solversrisktakerssel-directedleadersculturallyawareteamplayersskilledproessionalslielonglearnersen-gagedcitizensandinnovatorswhoarentaraidtoailandtryagain.WeenvisionaUniversityofMichigan-Dearbornwithstrongresourcesandwide-rangingimpactaninstitutionacclaimednotonlyforitsacademicexcellencebutalsofortheactiveproductivewaysinwhichitengageswiththepeopleorganizationsandbusinessesofsoutheastMichigan.Becauseafterallthisisourworld.Thisvisioniswellwithinreach.Anditcanbeachievedwiththecommittedandgeneroussupportoalumniandriendswhoshareourgoalsandwhoarewillingtoinvestinthesuccessoouruturegraduatesandtheutureoourregion.OURVISIONFORTHEFUTURELEFTStudentsfromallmajorsgainreal-worldexperiencethroughinternshipsandco-ops.RIGHTInnovativelabspacegivesstudentstheopportunitytopracticewhattheylearn.umdearborn.eduvictors WorkingtogetherwewillExpandstudentaccesstotheacademicexcellenceandcareerpreparednessthataUM-Dearborndegreeprovides.Developnewprogramsandinterdisciplinaryopportunitiesthatenhancelearningandequipstudentstosucceedintodaysglobaleconomy.Createinnovativevenuesforlearningresearchstudycollaborationandrecreation.Attractandretaintopeducatorsandresearchersandsupportthemastheyexplorenewwaystochallengeandinspirestudentstoachievetheirfullpotential.Becausenearly80percentofUM-Dearbornalumniremainintheregionfollowinggraduationtheregionssuccessisdirectlylinkedtooursuccessasauniversityinproducingthevictorsourworldneeds.7 STUDENTSARETHEHEARTOFOURGREATUNIVERSITY.THEYumdearborn.eduvictors AREOURGIFTTOTHEFUTUREVICTORSFOROURWORLD.9StudentorganizationslikeFormulaSAEprovideopportunitiestonetworkandgainpracticalexperience. Ihopetoinspiremyuturestudentstobecomediferencemakers.Inspirethemtoworkhardgothatextramilebetruetothemselvesandollowtheirdreams.KelliZarankaElementaryEducation16umdearborn.eduvictors TheVictorsorMichiganCampaignoersalumniandriendstheopportunitytomakearealandlastingdierenceintheutureoUM-DearbornandinturntheutureoourregionournationandourworldbymakingstrategicinvestmentsinourequallyimportantareasSTUDENTSUPPORTASSURINGEDUCATIONALACCESSANDAFFORDABILITYStudentsaretheheartoourhigh-impactuniversity.Theyalsoareagittotheuturevictorsorourworld.Nearly80percentoouralumniremainintheregionatergraduationmakingimportantcontributionstotheeconomiccivicandculturalrevitalizationosoutheastMichigan.Thesebusinessandcommunityleadersaretheuniversityssingle-greatestachievementanditsgreatestcontributiontothemetropolitanareaitserves.Researchshowsthedemandorcollege-educatedproessionalsisgrowingsteadilyacrossourregion.ThereoreinthecomingyearsourprioritywillbetoexpandaccesstoUM-Dearbornopeningthedoorormoreacademicallyqualifedstudentstoexcelbysignifcantlyincreasingmerit-andneed-basedscholarshipstofllthegapsletbyotherormsofnancialsupport.Atpresentnearly70percentoourstudentsreceivesomesortofnancialaid.Inaddition42percentoourstudentsqualiyorFederalPellGrantsanindicatorotheseriousfnancialconstraintsoourstudentsamilies.TheaverageUM-Dearbornstudentloandebtisabout24000orundergraduatesandnearly35000orgraduatestudentsdespiteCAMPAIGNFUNDINGPRIORITIES111 theactthatmanyworkthroughouttheirtimeatUM-Dearborn.Thisposesaparticularhardshiporourstudentbodywhichishighlydiverseandincludesmanywhoarethefrstintheiramilytoattendcollege.Weknowthatcollegegraduatesenjoydistinctadvantagesintermsolietimeearningsandoverallhealthandthatcollegegraduateswhoarethefrstintheiramilycreateanewtrajectoryorgenerationstocome.Weknowthedemandortalentamongregionalemployersissteadilyincreasingandtheyarelookingtoustoprovidethetalenttheyneed.Wealsoknowthatregionswithahighnumberocollegegraduatesattractbusinessesandcreatestrongregionaleconomies.ForallthesereasonsandbecauseourworldneedsmorevictorswemustcontinuetoensurethataUM-Dearborneducationremainsaordableandaccessiblebyoeringsubstantialscholarshipstoqualifedcandidates.Inordertoenhancetheeducationalexperienceandthevalueoeverydegreewemustalsoprovidefnancialsupportorinnovativelearningopportunitiessuchasstudy-abroadprogramsacademicconer-encesinternshipsandco-opworkassignments.Since1970inancialsupportromthestatetoUM-Dearbornhasdecreasedrom80percentotheuniversitysbudgetto20percent.WelooktoalumniandriendstobecomevictorsinprovidingfnancialsupportorthosestudentswhoaspiretoachievetheireducationalgoalsatUM-Dearborn.umdearborn.eduvictors WEMUSTCONTINUETOENSURETHATAUM-DEARBORNEDUCATIONREMAINSAFFORDABLEANDACCESSIBLEBYOFFERINGSUBSTANTIALSCHOLARSHIPSTOQUALIFIEDCANDIDATES.13 EDUCATIONALINITIATIVESPROVIDINGINTERDISCIPLINARYENGAGEDLEARNINGFORSTUDENTSUCCESSInterdisciplinaryexperiencesarecrucialinpreparingourgraduatesortherigorsothe21st-centurywork-placewhichdemandsinnovationandproblem-solvingskillsacrossdisciplines.Withthatinmindweareocusingonnewprogramsthatsupportstudent-directedcross-disciplinaryteachingandlearning.Withthegoalourtherstrengtheningourreal-worldapproachtoeducationwearelaunchingmajorcampus-wideinitiativesTHEMETROPOLITANTALENTGATEWAYAkeyaspectotheuniversitysmissionistoachievemetropolitanimpactbypreparingstudentstoaddresstheworldschallengeshead-onlongbeoretheygraduate.Wedothisbyusingproject-basedexperiencesthatengagestudentswithindustrynon-proftandgovernmentpartnersinwaysthataddressthecorechallengesoourregion.TourtherthatmissionUM-DearbornplanstolaunchtheMetropolitanTalentGatewayaninterdisciplinaryinitiativeorallstudentsthatwillbeincubatedintheCollegeoBusinessandwillcoordinateexperientialanddevelopmentallearningopportunitiesintoapurposeulprocessorourstudentsandcommunitypartners.Theprocesswillallowstudentstoapplytheirclassroominstructioninincreasinglyengagedlevelsoinvolvementocusingontheskillsandexperiencesmostvaluedbyemployers.CAMPAIGNFUNDINGPRIORITIESLEFTTheBusinessExperientialLearningLabprovidesstudentsaccesstotechnologyandsoftwarealsofoundonthetradingroomfloor.2umdearborn.eduvictors 15 ThisinnovativeprocessintegratesbestpracticesromtheUM-Dearborncommunityintoacampus-wideprocessthatwillservestudentsromalldisciplines.TheMetropolitanTalentGatewaywillintegrateallcollegeinternshipprogramswiththeBusinessEngagementCenterOfceoMetropolitanImpacttheCollegeoBusinessCenterorInnovationResearchiLabsandnumerousacultyandstudentresearchprojects.TheGatewaywillGuidestudentstoopportunitiesoncampusthatenhanceandbuildonappliedlearninganddemonstratehowtoconnecttheseexperi-enceswiththeiracademicworkco-curricularinterestsandlieexperiences.Encourageinterdisciplinaryandcollaborativeexperiencesthatbetterpreparestudentstomanagetheircareers.LEFTWorkinginteamsallowsstudentstotesttheirknowledgewhileprovidingkeyskillsnecessaryforsuccessintodayscolloborativeenvironments.INTERDISCIPLINARYEXPERIENCESARECRUCIALINPREPARINGOURGRADUATESFORTHERIGORSOFTHE21st-CENTURYWORKPLACEWHICHDEMANDSINNOVATIONANDPROBLEM-SOLVINGSKILLSACROSSDISCIPLINES.umdearborn.eduvictors ServeregionalandnationalbusinessesandnonproftorganizationslookingtohireourbeststudentsandpartnerwithUM-Dearborn.Functionasahubcoordinatingcampusresourcesandprogramstoassurethatstudentshaveeveryopportunitytoengagewiththewidercommunity.Oerstudentsalumnicommunityandindus-trypartnersaconstellationoworkshopsandshortintensivetrainingsessionsocusedontopicssuchascareercoachingjobplacementinnovationentrepreneurshipandthecreativeprocessallowhichtheycanusetoreinventthemselvesasvictorsintheaceochangingeconomicconditions.COLLEGEOFEDUCATIONHEALTHANDHUMANSERVICESFordecadesUM-Dearbornhasoeredexemplaryteacherpreparationandadvancementprogramswhilealsooeringcoursesthatcanbeappliedtohealthandhumanservicesdegreeprograms.TomeettheregionsgrowingdemandorproessionallyskilledhealthproessionalswehaveleveragedacultyexpertiseinthelieandhealthscienceseducationengineeringhumanitiessocialworkandbusinessfeldstocreatetheDepartmentoHealthandHumanServiceswithinthenewlyormedCollegeoEducationHealthandHumanServicesCEHHS.Thisnewandhighlycollaborativecollegedevelopedwithaholisticapproachnowoersprogramsinhealthandhumanserviceswhilecontinuingtoprovideteacherpreparationandadvancementprograms.Theinnovativeprogramsinhealthand17 humanservicespreparestudentsorhigh-demandpositionsinhealthinormaticspublichealthcommunityhealtheducationandhealthpromotionandpolicy.CEHHSstudentsandacultybeneftromalreadystrongpartnershipsthatexistbetweenUM-DearbornandsoutheastMichiganhealthsystemssocialserviceagencieslocalbusinessesandedu-cationalinstitutions.Throughthesepartnershipsourstudentsgainvaluableskillsandexperienceswhileworkingtomakeadierenceinimpactingthecommunitiesinwhichwelive.Graduatingvictorswillentertheirfeldochoicewithauniqueandintegratedapproachthatbuildslong-termunderstandingwithinthevariedbutinterrelatedfeldsoeducationhealthandhumanservices.ThroughtheintersectionsamonghealthhumanservicesandeducationCEHHSgraduateswillbepreparedtoassumeproessionalpositionsthataordthemtheopportunitytoimprovethequalityolieorallous.K-12NEXTGENERATIONSCIENCESTANDARDSINITIATIVERegionaleconomiesbeneftwhenlocalworkorcesarestronginSTEMscience-technology-engineering-mathdisciplines.OverthepastthreedecadesSTEMjobshavegrownthreetimesasterthannon-STEMjobsandareexpectedtoincreaseanother17percentby2018.TocapitalizeonthistrendthestateoMichiganhasagreedtoimplementtheNationalAcademysrecentlyreleasedNextGenerationScienceStandardswhichrequireanintroductiontoengineeringinK-12.TohelpthisinitiativesucceedUM-DearbornsCollegeoEngineeringandComputerScienceCECSCollegeoEducationHealthandHumanServicesCEHHSandCollegeoArtsSciencesandLettersCASLarepreparingtoserveasaresourceorsoutheastMichiganschoolsystems.umdearborn.eduvictorsSourceU.S.DepartmentoCommerce Mypassionforimprovingpeopleslivesdirectedmetobecomeabioengineer.Idecidedthatmywayofimpactinghealthcarewillbethroughanengineersprotractor.MohammadAliAl-AmeenBioengineering1419 InnovativespaceshavebeendevelopedthroughoutthehistoryofUM-Dearbornthatallowforexperimentallearningandresearch.CAMPAIGNFUNDINGPRIORITIESumdearborn.eduvictorsTHEUNIVERSITYMUSTDESIGNLEARNINGSPACESANDCAMPUS-LIFE INNOVATIVEVENUESCREATINGPROGRESSIVELEARNINGANDCAMPUSLIFEENVIRONMENTSFORSTUDENTSUCCESSInthepastdecadelearninghasmovedarbeyondtextbooksandwhiteboards.Todaythemosteectiveeducationalexperiencesarestudent-directedcreativecollaborativeandinterdisciplinary.Toaccommodatethisnewmodeloeducationtheuniversitymustdesignlearningspacesandcampus-lieprogramsthatgiveUM-Dearbornstudentsacompetitiveedgeandpreparethemtobecomevictorsorourworld.Twoprimaryengineeringandscienceacilitiesareoutdatedandinurgentneedomajorrenovations.Toppingtheneedsinthesebuildingsandinbuildingsthroughoutcampusareclassroomsandlaboratoriesaswellascollaborativespaceswheregroupsoacultystudentsstaandcommunitypartnerscanmeetandworktogether.UM-Dearbornprovidesstudentswiththeirfrstrealopportunitytobepartoasupportiveliving-learningcommunitywheretheycansharetheirknowledgedeveloptheirideasandpracticetheirleadershipskillsasvictorsoutsidetheclassroom.Innovativespacesandprogramsmustbedevelopedtoulfllthisneed.321PROGRAMSTHATGIVEUM-DEARBORNSTUDENTSACOMPETITIVEEDGE. PriorityprojectsincludethefollowingBuildingadynamicK-16talentpipelineforthemetropolitanregionwillrequireadvancedlearningacilitiesequippedwithinteractiveclassroomswetlaboratoriescleanroomsandotherkeyresources.Tobetterprepareourstudentsforhigh-demandcareersinsciencetechnologyengineeringmathandthehealthprofessionstheuniversitywillworktorenovatetwoofouroldeststructures.Planscallfornewcollaborativespacesandlaboratoryfacilitiesinbioengineeringautomotiveengineeringcomputerscienceandthenaturalsciences.TheMardigianLibraryofthefuturewillbeamultipurposeeducationalcenterthatcombinesahigh-techinteractivelearningcommonswithquietspacesforstudyandgroupwork.Itwillfunctionasaservicehubandcampus-wideresourcehousingprogramsininformationliteracyawritingcenterinformationtechnologylabstechnicalassistanceservicesanacademicprojectscentergalleryspacesandprogramsforfacultydevelopment.Recentadvancesattheuniversitysuchastheintroductionofastudenthousingoptionandastrongerfocusonathleticshavegivenourstudentsnewopportunitiestobepartofadynamiccampuscommunitylearnfromeachotheranddevelopbothsociallyandintellectually.Becauseco-curricularexperienceshavebeenvitallyimportantforsomanyofourgraduateswewillequipournewacilitieswithspacesdesignedspecifcallyorstudents.Theseflexiblevenueswillbeavailableforstudyinghostingprogramsworkingonstudentorganizationprojectsandrelaxingwithfriends.LEFTWithmorethan180studentorganizationsvarsitysportsandcommunityengagementopportunitiesstudentstakeulladvantageoadynamiccampuscommunity.umdearborn.eduvictors Campusprogramsandeventswillbedevelopedtoexpandopportunitiesforstudentstolearnandgrowthroughinteractionwithothersinourinclusivecommunity.Andbecauseathleticprogrammingcanhelpbuildcriticalteamworkskillsandhealthyhabitswewillinvestinoursportsteamsstrengtheningthecurrentathleticprogramwhileprovidingstudentswithsocialoutletsandteamexperiences.WEWILLEQUIPOURNEWFACILITIESWITHSPACESDESIGNEDSPECIFICALLYFORSTUDENTS.23 INSPIRINGTEACHERSSTRONGMENTORSRESPECTEDSCHOLARSANDACTIVEPARTNERSWITHBUSINESSANDINDUSTRYTHEYTOOAREVICTORS.umdearborn.eduvictors FACULTYSUPPORTRECRUITINGANDRETAININGTOP-TIEREDUCATORSANDRESEARCHERSTOSUPPORTSTUDENTSUCCESSTheutureoUM-Dearborndependstoalargeextentonitsabilitytofllitsclassroomsandlaboratorieswithacultywhoareinnovativeresearcherschallengingandinspiringteachersstrongmentorsrespectedscholarsandactivepartnerswithbusinessandindustry.Theytooarevictorsorourworld.Competingsuccessullyorsuchtop-tieracultywillrequireanarrayoinitiativesandincentives.SpecifcallywemustRecognizeandrewardacultymemberswhoexcelinteachingresearchregionaloutreachandcurriculuminnovationwithnamedproessorships.Providestart-upresearchundsornewacultyinordertoencourageanentrepreneurialenvironmentandenablestudentparticipation.Developnewprogramsthatencourageacultytoengagewithourbeststudentsinclassroomslaboratoriesactoriesbusinessoicesandcommunitysettings.Oerseedgrantstoencourageacultyandstu-dentstoundertakecommunity-basedresearchprojectsandlearningexperiences.CAMPAIGNFUNDINGPRIORITIES425 YOUCANHELPSHAPETHEFUTUREOFOURumdearborn.eduvictors UNIVERSITYOURREGIONANDOURWORLD.27 Rightnowourworldisacingunprecedentedchallenges.Findingsolutionstotheseproblemscanotenseemimpossible.Yetweconronttheuturewithasenseohopeconfdentthatextraordinarypeoplewillemergewhereverextraordinarychallengesexisttoserveasvictorsorourworld.ManyothesevictorsweknowwillhavetiestoUM-Dearborn.Andsoinresponsewearecommittingsubstantialresourcesandintellectualcapacitytotacklethesegreatchallenges.Weinviteyoutojoinusinthisimpressiveundertaking.Thisinstitutionwasoundedbyavisionarygit.Throughtheyearsalumnioundationsbusinessesandriendshavebuiltonthatlegacyundingnewinitiativesestablishingscholarshipsandimprovingacilities.Thesedonorsvictorseveryoneothemknewtheirgitswouldtransormthelivesoourstudents.Theyalsoknewthereturnontheirinvestmentwouldbeastrongereconomyandmorevibrantcommunities.Wewouldnotbetheuniversitywearetodaywithoutthegenerosityoourdonors.Andrightnowdonorsaremoreimportantthanever.Thisisapivotalmomentatimewhenyourpar-ticipationcanstrengthenthisgreatuniversityinwaysthatarevitaltotheuture.TheactionswetakenowwillnotonlybenefteverystudentatUM-Dearborntheywillcontributetotherenewalotheregionandthestate.Thereturnonyourinvestmentwillbebothimpressiveandrewarding.BECOMEATRANSFORMATIONALINVESTORumdearborn.eduvictors 29WEWOULDNOTBETHEUNIVERSITYWEARETODAYWITHOUTTHEGENEROSITYOFOURDONORS. THISISOURWORLDANDOURWORLDNEEDSVICTORS.umdearborn.eduvictors Becauseoouruniqueocusonproducinghigh-skilljob-readygraduateswhocontinuetoliveandworkinourregionyourcontributionswillhaveanimpactthatwouldbehardtoachieveatmostotheruniversitiesornonproftorganizations.Morecollege-educatedworkerswillattractbusinessandindustry.Morehigh-impacttranslationalresearchwillhelpkeepthosebusinessesstrongandcompetitive.Theresultwillbeathrivingeconomyandvibrantcommunitiesthatattractbothresidentsandvisitors.WithstrategicinvestmentsinpeopleprogrammingandacilitiesUM-Dearborncanleadtheway.WecanputthepoweroeducationtoworkorourstudentsandtheiramiliesortheeconomyosoutheastMichiganandorcommunitiesanduniversitieslikeoursacrossthecountry.Butwecannotdoitalone.Itisgoingtotakealloustomakeourworldabetterplace.Itisgoingtotakepeoplewhobelieveinsomethinglargerthanthemselvesandarewillingtocontributetheirtimetheirexpertiseandtheirfnancialresources.Thisisourworld.Whatbecomesoitisuptous.JOINUSaswestrivetocreatepositivechangeacrosssoutheastMichigan.JOINUSandbecomeavictororUniversityoMichigan-Dearborn.Becausethisisourworldandourworldneedsvictors.31 umdearborn.eduvictorsInyearspastUM-Dearborndonorschangedyourworld.Theybuiltclassroomsandlabs.Theyfundedinnovativeresearchandreal-worldlearningoppor-tunities.Theymadealong-terminvestmentinthetalentandpotentialofourgraduates.Theywereyourvictors.NowitsYOURchancetogivebacktocarrythetraditionforwardinyourownway.BEAVICTORFORUM-DEARBORNBYSUPPORTINGTHISREMARKABLECOMMUNITYOFLEARNINGYOUCANTRANSFORMLIVES...POWEROURREGIONANDOURWORLD...BECOMEAVICTORFORTHEGREATERGOOD. RegentsoftheUniversityofMichiganMarkJ.BernsteinJuliaDonovanDarlowLaurenceB.DeitchShaunaRyderDiggsDeniseIlitchAndreaFischerNewmanAndrewC.RichnerKatherineE.WhiteMarkS.Schlisselexofcio.2014RegentsotheUniversityoMichiganANon-discriminatoryArmativeActionEmployerMC140209Printedwithvegetable-basedinksonrecycledpaperthatcontainspost-consumerfber.TRANSFORMINGSTUDENTSPOWERINGOURREGION