March 17, 2023

Testimony before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Universities and Community Colleges by MASU CEO Daniel Hurley, 3/8/2023 (Begins at 3:00 minute mark)

Testimony before House Higher Education Committee by MASU CEO Daniel Hurley, 3/8/2023

In the News


U.P.’s Finlandia University makes it official, unanimously votes to dissolve institution [MTU, NMU]

MLive (Mar. 14)

New Pathway for Transfer Students Between Wayne State and WCCCD

dbusiness (Mar. 15)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement

What implementing college-based housing would mean for MSU

The State News (Mar. 13)

Governance & Speech

Michigan State University to hold a walkout one month after the tragic school shooting

WXYZ TV (Mar. 13)

Student-led healing event causes confusion among students [MSU]

The State News (Mar. 16)

Higher Education Finance – Federal Funding & Financial Aid

Saginaw Valley State University to host summer K-12 educator institute

MLive (Mar. 12)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Financial Aid

Wayne State to offer no-cost tuition for qualified new students

MLive (Mar. 13)

Wayne State to offer free tuition to students whose families make under $70,000 annually [NMU, UM]

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 13)

Wayne State rolling out tuition-free guarantee for eligible new students [EMU, UM, WMU]

Crain’s Detroit Business (Mar. 13)

Wayne State creates plan guaranteeing free tuition to half of its new students [MSU, NMU, UM]

The Detroit News (Mar. 13)

Wayne State to offer no-cost tuition for qualified new students

MLive (Mar. 13)

Wayne State to offer free tuition to low-income Michigan students

WXYZ TV (Mar. 13)

Wayne State launches free tuition program to lower-income students [UM]

Bridge (Mar. 13)

Wayne State will offer free tuition to students whose families make under $70,000 annually

Michigan Radio (Mar. 13)

How to access free tuition at Michigan colleges

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 15)

Detroit’s Wayne State University announces free tuition for families earning less than $70K

Michigan Advance (Mar. 15)

Institutional Leadership

Wynton Marsalis, Mary Sue Coleman earning degrees at University of Michigan graduation

MLive (Mar. 13)

Santa Ono talks inauguration, residence halls and snow days in exclusive interview [MSU]

The Michigan Daily (Mar. 13)

Officials: Former East Lansing principal lied on resume, faked Wayne State transcripts

Lansing State Journal (Mar. 16)

Labor Relations

Resident Advisors submit formal request to unionize [WSU]

The South End (Mar. 16)

EMU contract talks start with hopes for improved workload and job stability

WEMU FM (Mar. 17)

Leadership Transitions

Suzy Merchant steps down as MSU women's basketball coach [EMU]

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 13)

Philanthropic Support

Lake Superior State University establishes school's first endowed position

The Sault News (Mar. 11)

LSSU funds research role with first endowment position

UPword (Mar. 15)

Program Delivery

Wayne State Board of Governors approves new law degree for undergraduate students

Detroit Legal News (Mar. 13)

Public Health

U-M to begin prescription drug delivery by drone in 2024

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 16)

Recognitions & Awards

SVSU earns Silver status as a Military Friendly School

Pioneer (Mar. 13)


MSU wins college TV news station of the year for 5th consecutive year

WILX TV (Mar. 15)

2 Michigan universities have the best bang for your buck, says Princeton Review [UM, UM-D, UM-F]

MLive (Mar. 16)

Safety & Health

Crisis Management Team outlines campus active shooter training [WSU]

The South End (Mar. 10)

One month later: What’s changed on MSU’s campus

Lansing State Journal (Mar. 13)

From the gunfire at MSU, an emerging class of determined gun activists

Bridge (Mar. 13)

Gun laws, campus policies perplex college sports programs [MSU]

Associated Press (Mar. 13)

Western Michigan University Police will offer safe rides home on St. Patrick's Day

WWMT TV (Mar. 13)

MSU restructures campus public safety organization

WKAR TV (Mar. 14)

More Students Are Having Mental Health Problems, But More Are Asking for Help [UM]

Diverse Issues in Higher Education (Mar. 14)

MSU’s new building access protocol raises concerns among faculty

WILX TV (Mar. 15)

MSU's long path ahead: What other universities have done after mass shootings [UM]

Bridge (Mar. 15)

Before shooting, MSU trailed other Michigan campuses on some security features, survey finds

Michigan Radio (Mar. 16)

Campus reacts to new Uwill partnership for student mental health [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Mar. 17)

Strategic Planning

Campus community discusses Ono’s ‘Vision 2034’ plan [UM, UM-D, UM-F]

The Michigan Daily (Mar. 15)

Student Success

WMU launches new Student Success Hub

Western Herald (Mar. 16)

University Accountability

Judge rules discrimination lawsuit against MSU can proceed

Lansing State Journal (Mar. 14)

Workforce Alignment

Student teachers get help with expenses [NMU]

The Mining Journal (Mar. 16)


Opinion: I'm an MSU student. 1 month after shooting, we're still healing

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 13)

The Dean's List
The Lighter Side of the News

Melt away winter at U.P. university’s annual Snowman Burning event [LSSU]

MLive (Mar. 13)

Former GVSU professor’s poem going to the moon

WOOD TV (Mar. 16)

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