- Lee Bollinger received his Bachelor’s degree from the
University of Oregon and law degree from Columbia University, where
he was editor of the law review
- He served as dean of the Michigan Law School from 1987 to 1994,
provost of Dartmouth College from 1994 to 1996 and president of the
University of Michigan from 1997 to 2002.
- Bollinger is a nationally-known expert on free speech and First
Amendment issues and he has published many books, articles and
essays in scholarly journals.
- He and his wife Magnano Bollinger, an artist, have two
children: Lee, a graduate of the University of California at
Berkeley and the Michigan Law School, and Carey, a graduate of
Harvard University and current student at Columbia Law School.
- Mary Sue Coleman was a member of the biochemistry faculty for
19 years and a Cancer Center administrator at the University of
Kentucky in Lexington.
- Her research at the University of Kentucky at Lexington focused
on the immune system and malignancies, and her laboratories
received funding for over 20 years from the National Institutes of
- She has served as the associate provost and dean of research at
the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and as the provost and
vice president for academic affairs at the University of New
- Her husband, Kenneth Coleman, is a political scientist
specializing in Latin America, and her son, Jonathon, is a
portfolio manager in Denver, Col.