Detroit city skyline in the evening.

Key Contacts

The breadth of U-M’s engagement in and with Detroit communities includes the thousands of faculty, staff, and students involved in hundreds of Detroit-focused projects, programs, and initiatives. Below are leaders in key U-M offices who can serve as points of contact and connection. For general questions and information, write to

Office of Admissions — Detroit Office

BJ Selfridge | Assistant Director and Manager |

Alumni Association

Steve Burns | Alumni Community Director | 734-763-9737 |

U-M Detroit Center

Feodies Shipp III | Director | 313-593-3584 |

Government Relations

LaSonia Forté | Associate Director of State Outreach | 734-763-5554 |

Office of the Vice President for Communications

Greta Guest | State Communications Manager | 734-936-7821 |

Office of Metropolitan Impact, U-M Dearborn

Tracy Hall | Executive Director | 313-583-6379 |