Sandy Rupp's Challenge
She notes that in 2007, when U-M president Mary Sue Coleman cochaired the campaign, donations from university staffers topped $1.1 million--an all-time record. "If every employee gave five dollars a month, what could we raise?" she muses. "You can dream sometimes.
"Our best hope," she adds, "is that the U of M fills the Pfizer building with lots of scientists."
[Originally published in March, 2009.]