Honoring our traditions. Building our future.

Sure Foundations News

List of 3 news stories.

  • Groundbreaking!

    The Grosse Pointe Woods City Council approved a site permit for the construction of the John and Marlene Boll Campus Center building, paving the way for the project to begin as early as this week.

    Upon approval at the meeting, Mayor Robert E. Novitke told the Council, “I’m looking forward to this project.”
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  • Boll Campus Center Celebrated

    Students, alumni and their families celebrated the groundbreaking of the Boll Campus Center during Homecoming with a variety of special groundbreaking-themed activities.

    A series of groundbreaking-related activities were set up to encourage the Liggett community to learn more about the Boll Campus Center. One special highlight was the opportunity to sign a wooden plank that was made from a tree that was cut down when the athletic fields were constructed. The plank will be hung inside the new building.
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  • Healey Field Dedication Made Possible by Sure Foundations Campaign

    The Homecoming halftime festivities included the dedication of the Joseph P. Healey Field who served as head of school from 2007-2017. Dr. Healey's decade of leadership was transformative. Through the defining thesis of his career, he transformed our curriculum. He unified two campuses, began ambitious construction effort that includes our athletic fields complex, and expanded our school’s regional footprint. He will long be remembered for everything he has done for University Liggett School. The dedication was made possible because of the generosity of donors to the Sure Foundations campaign.
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Together We Can Build Our Sure Foundations

from the verb generare:
     meaning to generate
University Liggett School celebrates
its generations:
We build on generations of excellence. 
We generate excellence today.
We grow on a legacy of educational excellence from our predecessor schools — the Liggett School, Detroit University School, Grosse Pointe Country Day School and Grosse Pointe University School.
Ours is a changing history.  
We have expanded and consolidated. Changed campuses. Relocated buildings. We have thrived. Faced challenges. And
we move forward leading the way with vision and clarity.
We are united on one campus, offering limitless opportunities for students from across the region.
We are national leaders academically, artistically and athletically.
We embrace our history as we shape a bright future for our students, our school, our community and our world. 

Contact Us

To learn more about how your gift can make a difference in the Sure Foundations campaign, contact Kelley Hamilton at 313-884-4444, Ext. 410.


University Liggett School, a top Metro Detroit private, independent school, is located at 1045 Cook Road Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236 313-884-4444
University Liggett School is a private preschool and kindergarten through 12th grade college preparatory school in Metro Detroit that is nationally recognized for its innovative curriculum and arts and athletics offerings.