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Committee of Management

As part of his gift agreement, William L. Clements specified that “The powers of administering the library so as to promote interest in historical research and to create interest in bibliographical and cartographical subjects, shall be vested in a committee which shall be known as the Committee of Management of the William L. Clements Library of American History.”  He went on to specify that the members be composed of the president of the University, the director of the General Library of the University, the ranking professor of American History, and two members-at-large, known for their interest in American history.

Mark S. Schlissel, Chairman
President of the University of Michigan

James L. Hilton
University Librarian and Dean of Libraries

Gregory E. Dowd
Helen Hornbeck Tanner Collegiate Professor, History Department

David Walters
Member of the Clements Library Associates Board of Governors

J. Kevin Graffagnino, Secretary
Randolph G. Adams Director of the Clements Library