March 19, 2021
Please join MASU in congratulating Ferris State University President David Eisler, who announced this week that he will retire in June 2022 after 47 years of service to higher education! See related stories below.

MASU has published an updated-as-needed tracker of university operating statuses here: Operational Status of Michigan Public Universities in Response to COVID-19
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WILX TV (Mar. 11)

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Michigan Radio (Mar. 12)

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MLive (Mar. 15)

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The Mining Journal (Mar. 17)

WNEM TV (Mar. 17)

WNMU FM (Mar. 17)

WILX TV (Mar. 17)

WLUC TV (Mar. 17)

WPBN TV (Mar. 17)

WSGW FM (Mar. 17)

WJRT TV (Mar. 17)

The Oakland Press (Mar. 18)

Diversity on Campus
The Michigan Daily (Mar. 11)

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 17)

Bridge (Mar. 18)

Educational Attainment
The Detroit News (Mar. 18)

The North Wind (Mar. 12)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement
WDIV TV (Mar. 11)

Epicenter Mt. Pleasant (Mar. 11)

MLive (Mar. 16)

dbusiness (Mar. 16)

MLive (Mar. 18)

Federal Policy
WJRT TV (Mar. 18)

Governance & Speech
The Daily Mining Gazette (Mar. 17)

Higher Education Finance – Federal Funding & Financial Aid
WLUC TV (Mar. 11)

WPBN TV (Mar. 11)

Mitechnews (Mar. 11)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Dynamics
Crain’s Detroit Business (Mar. 12)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Financial Aid
Michigan Radio (Mar. 11)

WWTV TV (Mar. 16)

WPBN TV (Mar. 16)

Higher Education Finance — State Capital Outlay
Michigan Contractor & Builder (Mar. 11)

Institutional Leadership
The Mining Journal (Mar. 13)

The North Wind (Mar. 17)

Leadership Transitions
MLive (Mar. 15)

WWTV TV (Mar. 15)

FSU Torch (Mar. 16)

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Mar. 18)

Philanthropic Support
MLive (Mar. 12)

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WWMT TV (Mar. 15)

MLive (Mar. 16)

Public Health
WJRT TV (Mar. 12)

WJBK TV (Mar. 15)

Western Herald (Mar. 16)

Recognitions & Awards
WGVU FM (Mar. 12)

Safety & Health
WWMT TV (Mar. 11)

WJBK TV (Mar. 11)

Central Michigan Life (Mar. 16)

WLNS TV (Mar. 16)

The Detroit News (Mar. 16)

MLive (Mar. 17)

Inside Higher Ed (Mar. 19)

Student Success
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Mar. 17)

Workforce Alignment
Inside Higher Ed (Mar. 17)
State and National Reports
Michigan in Context
Education Commission of the States (Updated: March 2021)
The Dean's List
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