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Robben Wright Fleming

Robben Wright Fleming

Years at Michigan: 1968 - 1979
1994 - 1998
Professor of Law
President of the University of Michigan
Interm President of the University of Michigan

Professor Emeritus
President Emeritus

Faculty Member Resources

U of M Encyclopedic Survey Supplement


Law school
March 1, 1967
Regent's Proceedings
April 1, 1967
The Michigan Alumnus
November 1, 1981
The Michigan Alumnus
December 1, 1985
Regent's Proceedings
November 1, 1987
The Michigan Alumnus
September 1, 1988
Regent's Proceedings
January 11, 2010
New York Times