Photo: Fireside chat

President Mary Sue Coleman presented the first "fireside chat" this semester at the Trotter House. Coleman has held these informal gatherings with students since becoming president in 2002. Issues discussed at this Oct. 28 gathering included diversity, the bus system, the Michigan economy, tuition and the state budget, and the hiring of a new athletic director. She was joined by E. Royster Harper, vice president for student affairs. (Photo by Martin Vloet, U-M Photo Services)