Past Media Archive

February 12, 2012
President Garibaldi speaks to Fox Sports - Detroit Titans Student Athletes & Fitness Center
Dr. Garibaldi recently spoke to Fox Sports Detroit during the halftime of the Detroit Titans Men's Basketball game against the Green Bay Phoenix. More ...

Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.November 10, 2011
Incentive Plan to Help Three Neighborhoods
Detroit 2020, WXYZ-TV

Somer Roberts spent much of her childhood on a tree-lined street near Seven Mile and Livernois in Detroit. Her aunt lived on the street and Somer would go there every weekend to play. Today Somer owns her own home in the very same block. She says, “It’s wonderful to be able to actually live there and allow my children to have the same memories I had. It was a wonderful opportunity. Read more ...

Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.September 19, 2011
University of Detroit Mercy president settles into new job (.pdf)
Kim Kozlowski/ The Detroit News

Detroit— On his first day as University of Detroit Mercy's new president, Antoine Garibaldi toured the campus and introduced himself to college deans, secretaries, cleaning staff and every student in his path. Since then, Garibaldi has attended freshmen orientation and move-in day and scheduled lunches with groups of students. He's asked for their input on how to improve and expand their experience at Michigan's oldest and largest Catholic university that was founded by Jesuits in 1877.  Read more ...

Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.September 19, 2011
Dr. Antoine Garibaldi, New President of University of Detroit Mercy (audio)
The Craig Fahle Show / WDET 101.9 FM

The new president of the University of Detroit Mercy, Dr. Antoine Garibaldi, joins Craig to talk about his vision for the university's future Listen now ...

Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.September 5, 2011
Ready to Serve:
Leader aims to strengthen UDM mission (pdf)

David Jesse / Detroit Free Press 

Antoine Garibaldi has been here before.He was already a college president. And he has also been the first layperson to take over a position normally held by a priest. As students start classes this school year at the University of Detroit Mercy, Garibaldi enters his first year as the president of UDM -- the first president in the school's history who isn't a member of a religious order. Read more..

Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.August 21, 2011
Dr. Garibaldi was interviewed on CW50's Street Beat, Sun., Aug. 21, 11am, to discuss his appointment, UDM's future & its relationship with the Detroit community. Read more..

August 14, 2011
Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.Dr. Garibaldi participated in MSNBC's "A Stronger America: Making the Grade," a live two-hour discussion on strengthening America through education, from the Detroit School of Arts, on Sunday, Aug. 14 from noon until 2 p.m. ET. The special was broadcasted live throughout America. Read more..

Sun., July 28, 2011
Today's shout-out . . . goes to Antoine M. Garibaldi, the new president of the University of Detroit Mercy
Editorial / The Detroit News

Fri., July 30, 2011
Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.American Black Journal
WTVS-56, WCBD - CW50 (Video Interview)

Antoine M. Garibaldi, PhD. was invited to be a guest on American Black Journal, to discuss "the challenges and rewards of having a university in the city of Detroit." He was interviewed by host Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press Editorial Page Editor.

Weds., July 24, 2011
Flashpoint: Importance Of A College Education
WDIV - Detroit (Video Interview)

Tues., March 22, 2011
Garibaldi elected ACE board officer

UDM Press Release

Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D.

See the UDMcast
of the
Nov. 12 announcement,
with remarks by UDM
Board of Trustees Chair
John D. Lewis and
Dr. Garibaldi.

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February 2011
Dr. Garibaldi named president of UDM
Lisa Socarras / The Josephite Harvest (.pdf)

Mon., Nov. 15, 2010
Small talk with Antoine M. Garibaldi
Kim Kozlowski / The Detroit News (.pdf)

Sat., Nov. 13, 2010
University of Detroit Mercy names first lay president
Detroit Free Press Education Writer/ PEGGY WALSH-SARNECKI (.pdf)

UDM's new president
The Detroit News Editorial (.pdf)

Fri., Nov. 12, 2010
University of Detroit Mercy names Antoine Garibaldi president
Crain's Detroit Business --Dustin Walsh (.pdf)

---PRESS RELEASE-- University of Detroit Mercy Names New President
PR News Wire (.pdf)

New UDM president's tasks:
Crain's Detroit Business/ Dustin Walsh (.pdf)


CSPAN: US House Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (D-PA) honors Dr. Garibaldi


Erie City Council recognizes Garibaldi’s leadership - Feb 2, 2011 (.pdf)

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