Gary Krenz

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Gary Krenz


Office Location(s): 4166 Shapiro Library
Phone: 734.763.2381

  • Affiliation(s)
    • University of Michigan Bicentennial Office
  • About

    Gary Krenz currently serves as Executive Director of the University of Michigan Bicentennial, which will be celebrated in 2017. In that role he oversees planning for academic programs, artistic events, a University history initiative, outreach to various constituencies, and celebratory events that will take place leading up to and during 2017.  Previously, he served for many years as Special Counsel to the President of the University, acting as an advisor to the president on presidential initiatives, budget, planning, issue management, and policy development.  Gary received his B.A. in philosophy from Northwestern University in 1980 and his Ph.D. in philosophy from Stony Brook University in 1987.  His philosophical interests include metaphysics and ethics in pragmatism, process philosophy, and Continental philosophy, as well a philosophy of higher education.