Roger Hart directing Michigan Photography 2013.06.05

A Morenci native was named director of photography for the University of Michigan.

Roger Hart is the new leader of Michigan Photography, directing a team of photographers, image editors and production staff.

Hart was worked for Autoweek for the past 13 years and served as executive editor for the last four years. The Central Michigan University graduate has completed photography assignments for a variety of magazines and the Associated Press.

Hart said he is looking forward to working with Michigan Photography.

“The department is dedicated to recording U-M history through thoughtful, creative and consistently excellent photographic work,” Hart said. “Michigan Photography has a great reputation. It’s the ‘gold standard’ of university photography departments. I’m looking forward to continuing that tradition.”