Mary Freiman

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Executive Secretary

Surface Mail: 505 S. State Street | 3722 Haven Hall
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1045

Office Location(s): 3727 Haven Hall
Office Hours: (Summer) Mon. - Fri. 10 AM - 6 PM
Phone: 734.615.6473
mlfr@umich.edu

  • About

    Mary provides primary support to the Department Chair, which includes managing the chair's calendar and serving as departmental contact in formal administrative processes. She is a liaison, ensuring organizational focus and procedural continuity, to other University school partners and to LSA partner units and the Dean's office. Mary serves as support staff to the chair's administrative committees in matters of faculty review, promotion & recruitment in the tenure-track and lecturer ranks.  Mary manages the departmental faculty award nomination process; faculty sabbatical and leave requests, annual reporting and faculty mentoring activities such as the Manuscript Writing Workshop.  Mary coordinates departmental activities, visits, receptions & standing meetings; she attends and takes minutes for Budgeted Faculty and Executive Committee meetings. She contributes to the ongoing development, acquisition processing & content management of the departmental Digital Fileroom

    Mary is a founding member of LCAP, the LSA Core Administrative Professionals networking and mentoring group, and regularly serves as consultant to her counterparts in several LSA departments. 

    Mary also serves as a docent and is a former President of the Board of Associates at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. She is currently taking U-M classes in cultural and archaeological anthropology.