August 19, 2022

In the News


Bay College signs business program agreements with LSSU

Daily Press (Aug. 11)

MSU President Sam Stanley touring UP extension offices, meeting medical partners [NMU]

WNMU FM (Aug. 15)

College Access & Affordability

MI Student Aid Team offers 7 financial aid best practices tips

Midland Daily News (Aug. 16)

Diversity on Campus

Stateside Podcast: Creating space for Indigenous students [GVSU]

Michigan Radio (Aug. 17)

Economic Development

New website explores relationship between NMU and UP

WLUC TV (Aug. 18)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement

Michigan State construction, upgrades wrapping up next month and continuing through 2022

Lansing State Journal (Aug. 12)

Some new Michigan State students to see overcrowded dorm rooms this fall, at least temporarily

Lansing State Journal (Aug. 14)

Tech opens Nara Family Maple Center

The Daily Mining Gazette (Aug. 16)

LSSU's freshwater research center offers unique opportunities for students

The Sault News (Aug. 16)

Beam reinforcement delays Western Michigan’s $99M student center, adds unknown costs

MLive (Aug. 16)

Sandia National Laboratories and MTU Cut the Ribbon on a New Regional Testing Center for Solar Panels

Keweenaw Report (Aug. 17)

MTU and Nara Family celebrate ribbon-cutting of Nara Family Maple Center in Bootjack

WLUC TV (Aug. 18)

Governance & Speech

Can community colleges offer 4-year degrees? GOP lawmaker wants AG to set the record straight.

MLive (Aug. 19)

Higher Education Finance – Federal Funding & Financial Aid

GVSU Earns Federal Grant to Bolster Hopes for Doctorate Degrees

WHTC AM (Aug. 19)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Dynamics

A Watermark, and ‘Spidey Sense,’ Unmask a Forged Galileo Treasure [UM]

The New York Times (Aug. 17)

Galileo Manuscript Owned by the University of Michigan Has Been Revealed as a Fake

Art News (Aug. 18)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Financial Aid

Michigan Tech’s new scholarship program supports community college transfers to the university

WLUC TV (Aug. 17)

Institutional Leadership

Creating opportunities for West Michigan's tech talent pipeline to change the world [GVSU]

Rapid Growth (Aug. 16)

Labor Relations

With contract expiring soon, EMU faculty union holds rally during labor negotiations

WEMU FM (Aug. 12)

Nurses sue University of Michigan claiming it won’t bargain over safe workloads

MLive (Aug. 16)

WMU employees to receive one-time payment in light of high inflation rates

MLive (Aug. 17)

WMU gives employees one-time inflation bonus

WOOD TV (Aug. 17)

WMU employees to receive inflation bonus

Western Herald (Aug. 17)

Union representing nurses at University of Michigan sues over workload

Detroit Free Press (Aug. 18)

Nurses Union Files Lawsuit Against University Of Michigan Alleging Refusal To Bargain

WWJ TV (Aug. 18)

Leadership Transitions

Dean of College of Education and Human Development dies after nine years at WMU

Western Herald (Aug. 8)

Saginaw Valley State’s new president vows to listen to students, community

MLive (Aug. 9)

MSU business school dean resigns amid concerns

The Detroit News (Aug. 12)

Dean Sanjay Gupta failed to follow mandatory reporting rules, resigns, MSU says

Lansing State Journal (Aug. 15)

Ex-MSU dean defends himself after abruptly resigning

Crain’s Detroit Business (Aug. 15)

‘Link with Pink Tour:' Meet Ferris State University's new President

Midland Daily News (Aug. 15)

Program Delivery

NMU to offer intercultural program

The Mining Journal (Aug. 16)

A new substance use minor from NMU could help address treatment workforce shortages in the UP

Rural Innovation Exchange (Aug. 18)

Public Health

Michigan monkeypox cases quadruple in 3 weeks as vaccine rules change, access improves [WSU]

Detroit Free Press (Aug. 14)

Recognitions & Awards

Princeton Review honors West Michigan colleges [MSU, MTU, UM]

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Aug. 18)

Safety & Health

Back to school and monkeypox: How much should Michigan worry?

Bridge (Aug. 12)

Pharma sales rep sentenced for prescribing expensive pain creams to MSU employees

MLive (Aug. 15)

First Responder Training Event Held At GVSU

WSJM FM (Aug. 15)

Michigan State University aims to curb sexual assaults with prevention training

WILX TV (Aug. 16)

Suspicious package evaluated at UM-Flint campus found not threatening, police say

WILX TV (Aug. 16)

The WMU community plans a safe and healthy academic year

Western Herald (Aug. 18)

Chief resigns, 5 officers leave as Ypsilanti Police Department suffers from low morale [EMU]

MLive (Aug. 19)

Student Success

Oceana County Sheriff Pins Son at Grand Valley State University Police Academy Graduation

WWTV TV (Aug. 15)

Michigan Sheriff pins newly deputized son at police academy graduation [GVSU]

WZZM TV (Aug. 15)

University Accountability

NMU Foundation calls UP lawmaker's land deal allegations 'misguided'

The Detroit News (Aug. 17)

UPDATE: NMU Foundation’s legal counsel responds to Rep. Cambensy’s letter to AG Nessel; Cambensy issues new statement

WLUC TV (Aug. 17)

Controversial land deal critical to future of Marquette, NMU Foundation says

Detroit Free Press (Aug. 18)

Workforce Alignment

SVSU prepares to kick off series of annual career fairs

MLive (Aug. 12)

Michigan fast-tracks teaching as second career, but questions about rigor [UM]

Bridge (Aug. 12)

SVSU to Host Career Fairs

WSGW FM (Aug. 14)

Health system, Oakland University to partner on $20M nurse training initiative

The Detroit News (Aug. 18)

Beaumont-Spectrum gives $20 million to Oakland University to educate more nurses [UM]

Crain’s Detroit Business (Aug. 18)

MTU hosts summit on future electronics workforce

The Daily Mining Gazette (Aug. 18)

Michigan nurse shortage could get some relief through new Oakland University, BHSH program

Detroit Free Press (Aug. 18)


Opinion: Fixing Michigan schools will take time, hard work, investment

Detroit Free Press (Aug. 13)

State and National Reports
Michigan in Context

State Funding Approaches for Public Colleges and Universities in the Midwest [PDF]

Midwestern Higher Education Compact (August 2022)

Issue Brief: State Capital Appropriations for Public Higher Education Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021 [PDF]

State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (August 2022)

The Dean's List
The Lighter Side of the News

Fact or Fiction: Michigan Has Not One, But Two Native Cactus Species [MTU]

WGRD FM (Aug. 15)

Welcome back students: Here are 5 unique clubs to join at MSU

Lansing State Journal (Aug. 18)

Michigan Tech student discovers cactus plant in mountains of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Detroit Free Press (Aug. 19)

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