August 26, 2022

In the News

Academic Operations

‘Just be ready to have a great time’: Move-in starts for incoming GVSU students

WXMI TV (Aug. 21)

Michigan Tech University holds Orientation Week to welcome new students

WLUC TV (Aug. 22)

NMU holds 2022 Fall Convocation, addresses mental health

WLUC TV (Aug. 24)

MSU President on campus preparations for largest class

WLNS TV (Aug. 24)

Students move into SVSU dorms for fall semester

WNEM TV (Aug. 24)

SVSU students weigh in on student loans on move-in day

WJRT TV (Aug. 24)

With classes approaching, NMU prepares for students

WLUC TV (Aug. 25)

Mental health discussed during NMU convocation

The Mining Journal (Aug. 25)

Central Michigan University welcomes largest class since 2014

WJRT TV (Aug. 25)

CMU approaches first academic year with no COVID requirements

Central Michigan Life (Aug. 25)

Michigan State University students return to East Lansing for ‘normal’ year

WILX TV (Aug. 25)

Western Michigan welcomes new students, 14.7% increase in on-campus residency

MLive (Aug. 25)

Students return to Ferris State University as enrollment increases

WPBN TV (Aug. 25)

WMU moves in big freshman class: ‘a great resurgence’

WOOD TV (Aug. 25)

UM-Flint welcomes students for new school year in downtown Flint

MLive (Aug. 25)

Educational Attainment

Michigan ranked eighth best state to start career

WLUC TV (Aug. 19)


National teacher shortage affecting West Michigan school districts [CMU]

WXMI TV (Aug. 22)

Grand Valley State University sees increase in students living on campus this year

MLive (Aug. 23)

Michigan State expecting largest freshman class on record for second-straight year

Lansing State Journal (Aug. 24)

Move in day: Western Michigan University sees 26% increase in enrollment among freshmen

WWMT TV (Aug. 25)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement

‘It’s time for some revitalization,’ MSU gives update on new IM facilities

WLNS TV (Aug. 19)

NMU to build new Health and Wellness Center

WLUC TV (Aug. 23)

Great Lakes Center of Expertise Opens at Lake Superior State University

WWTV TV (Aug. 24)

Oil spill research facility opens at LSSU

WPBN TV (Aug. 24)

Peters Visits New Coast Guard Center At Lake Superior State University

Radio Results Network (Aug. 24)

Federal Policy

What Michigan borrowers need to know about a student loan forgiveness plan [UM]

MLive (Aug. 24)

Ferris State University React to New Federal Loan Forgiveness Program

WWUP TV (Aug. 24)

Biden student loan forgiveness plan: What it means for Michigan [CMU, EMU]

Bridge (Aug. 24)

Higher Education Finance – Federal Funding & Financial Aid

More than $260K in federal funding aims to help SVSU retain and grow student body

MLive (Aug. 22)

SVSU receives federal grant to help first-generation college students

WSMH TV (Aug. 22)

SVSU to receive $261K grant to help underserved students

WNEM TV (Aug. 22)

It’s not easy deciding how to spend $52M in Saginaw, advisory group members say

MLive (Aug. 23)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Dynamics

University of Michigan football players launch Ann Arbor NIL Club

WDIV TV (Aug. 23)

Higher Education Finance — Other State Support

Whitmer approves disaster funds for Big Rapids, Ferris State

Pioneer (Aug. 24)

Institutional Leadership

2 Michigan university presidents among nation’s highest paid in 2021

MLive (Aug. 22)

Labor Relations

Contract talks between EMU administration, faculty break down with deadline approaching

WEMU FM (Aug. 18)

University of Michigan nurses set to vote on strike authorization

Michigan Advance (Aug. 19)

Faculty pickets to meet EMU students on move-in-day

The Eastern Echo (Aug. 26)

Leadership Transitions

Ali Abolmaali named new dean of College of Engineering [WSU]

The South End (Aug. 19)

Wayne State Names Mike Poterala Vice President and General Counsel

dbusiness (Aug. 22)

Program Delivery

New program hopes to build racial diversity in Michigan microbreweries [EMU, WSU]

Bridge (Apr. 19)

Ferris State University's School of Nursing announces opening of third cohort

WXMI TV (Aug. 24)

Ferris State University expands nursing program to address shortages

WZZM TV (Aug. 25)

Public Health

Michigan universities prep for threat of on-campus monkeypox outbreaks

Detroit Free Press (Aug. 20)

Public health experts weigh in on monkeypox risk as schools, colleges begin fall classes [MSU]

Lansing State Journal (Aug. 20)

Western Michigan encourages COVID-19 vaccination, monkeypox awareness ahead of fall semester

MLive (Aug. 22)

How Michigan universities are educating students about monkeypox [EMU, WSU]

WXYZ TV (Aug. 23)

Safety & Health

The WMU community plans a safe and healthy academic year

Western Herald (Aug. 18)

Tobacco-free report card released for NMU [LSSU, MTU]

The Mining Journal (Aug. 22)

University of Michigan drops COVID-19 testing requirement

WDIV TV (Aug. 23)

Central Michigan University Working with New, Returning Students for Safe College Experience

WWTV TV (Aug. 23)

Eastern Michigan University updates COVID-19 policies

The Eastern Echo (Aug. 26)

Student Success

NMU Police Academy holds graduation ceremony

WLUC TV (Aug. 22)

University Accountability

AG Nessel responds to Cambensy ]NMU]

The Mining Journal (Aug. 20)

Workforce Alignment

How Kalamazoo can address the shortage of psychiatrists -- and make a name for itself in the process [WMU]

MLive (Aug. 21)

National teacher shortage affecting West Michigan school districts [CMU]

WXMI TV (Aug. 22)

'We simply just don’t have the people.' Local hospital wait times increase amid staffing shortages [OU]

WXYZ TV (Aug. 24)


Minnesota has the lowest state unemployment rate ever!

Michigan Future Inc. (Aug. 23)

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