Fleming Administration Building


Fleming Administration Building



A proposed Administration Building at 503 Thompson Street was authorized for detailed plans and specifications for bids in June of 1965. The original design was prepared by Alden Dow and Associates. Construction contracts were awarded to the Spence Brothers of Saginaw in May of 1966 for a project budget of $2,999,000. The building was completed in August of 1968 and provided 78,944 gross square feet for central administrative functions.

(The University of Michigan: An Encyclopedic Survey, Vice President & Chief Financal Officer's Report p. 59 )

The Administration Building was named in honor of Robben & Sally Fleming (9th president of the University of Michigan).

Robben Fleming
Sally Fleming