Office of Government and
Community Relations

Wilson Hall, Room 123
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
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(248) 370-3682


U-LINK Detroit

Purpose Statement:
The Universities Link Detroit (U-LINK Detroit) is comprised of Government & Community Relations Executives of the public universities having a physical presence within the City of Detroit.

Its purpose is to drive a Public University Community Relations Strategy that creates a sense of access to each U-LINK institution, to pursue collaborative involvement in public policy and economic issues related to Detroit and the region, and to ensure awareness of U-LINK institution’s research and programmatic contributions to the city of Detroit.

This will be accomplished by:

Leveraging U-LINK’s influence by bridging the campus community with the local community on issues that affect city of Detroit stakeholders, constituents and University stakeholders.

Increasing access to & visibility of U-LINK institutions, their areas of focus, and ways in which U-LINK efforts have a positive impact within the communities we serve.

Position itself as the network of University Community Relations within the community of Detroit.

Collaboratively promote the value of public Universities as knowledge-based institutions.

U-LINK public universities that have a physical presence within the city of Detroit are Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, Oakland University and Wayne State University.

Universities Link Members: