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Office of the President

Dr. Susan Martin joined EMU as President in 2008 after serving as Provost and Vice Chancellor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and Executive Associate Vice-President in the Office of the Provost at Grand Valley State University. She earned her Ph.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Michigan State University and is credited with a long history of distinctive service to the state under several governors.

Highlights of Martin’s tenure at EMU include: establishing a stable and strong leadership team that has achieved record-breaking enrollment growth; enhancing the beauty of the campus with more than $210 million in capital improvements in living and learning spaces; maintaining affordable education through tuition restraint and financial aid increases; and hiring more than 150 new faculty to date. President Martin loves to interact with students and is regularly seen at student events.

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  • about

    Dr. Martin has placed a high priority on maintaining excellent, accessible and affordable education.

  • Strategic Plan

    EMU is engaged in a strategic planning process that engages all members of its community.

  • Degree Completion and Retention Plan

    The Degree Completion and Retention (DCR) Plan includes seven areas of focus. 

  • President's reports

    Read the latest messages from Dr. Martin, including testimony before state legislators.