March 3, 2023

In the News

Academic Operations

MSU to award shooting victims with posthumous degrees

The State News (Mar. 2)

3 MSU students killed in shooting to receive degrees from university

The Detroit News (Mar. 2)


GVSU partners with LSSU to admit more students to study public health

The Sault News (Feb. 24)

Up North's Finlandia University to close after this school year [MTU, NMU]

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 2)

Finlandia University in the U.P. to close, officials say [MTU, NMU]

The Detroit News (Mar. 2)

Finlandia University to end operations, not enroll students for the 2023-2024 academic year [MTU, NMU]

WLUC TV (Mar. 2)

How Northern Michigan University will support Finlandia University students

WLUC TV (Mar. 3)

College Access & Affordability

Michigan voters are skeptical of EVs and the value of college in new poll

Bridge (Mar. 2)

Nearly half of Michigan voters don't think 4-year degree is worth the money, poll shows

Crain’s Detroit Business (Mar. 2)

Diversity on Campus

Northern Michigan University launches Asian Student Union

WLUC TV (Feb. 24)

Economic Development

Gotion's EV battery plant near Big Rapids needs 2,350 workers. Ferris State plans to train them [MSU, UM]

Crain’s Detroit Business (Mar. 2)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement

New dorms, tech center among campus projects in Grand Valley State’s 10-year plan

MLive (Feb. 24)

GVSU board members approve master plan to update campuses

WXMI TV (Feb. 24)

To make room for new dorms, University of Michigan starts closing nearby parking lots

MLive (Feb. 25)

Trustees OK new renovation plan for Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Mar. 1)

Flowers, memorials honoring Michigan State shooting victims, survivors to be preserved

Lansing State Journal (Mar. 2)

University groups collect items from campus memorials for preservation [MSU]

The State News (Mar. 2)

Federal Policy

GOP focus on mental health after MSU shooting will not reduce gun violence, experts say

Michigan Advance (Feb. 26)

MSU professor to lawmakers: Pass gun laws to stop 'senseless killings'

The Detroit News (Mar. 2)

Governance & Speech

Two Appointed to Oakland University Board of Trustees

dbusiness (Feb. 24)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Dynamics

Multimillion-Dollar Payouts Are on the Rise in Sexual-Misconduct Lawsuits. Colleges’ Insurers Have Had Enough. [MSU, UM]

Crain’s Detroit Business (Mar. 1)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Financial Aid

LSSU introduces first LGBTQ+ scholarship for students

The Sault News (Feb. 25)

NMU launches new financial assistance program

WLUC TV (Mar. 3)

Higher Education Finance — Other State Support

Whitmer: $600 Stipends Available For Student Teachers Across State [UM-F]

Radio Results Network (Feb. 23)

MSU shooting update: University to ask state for more security money

Bridge (Feb. 23)

New Michigan scholarship seeks to fill jobs at state’s EV companies [MTU, UM]

Bridge (Mar. 1)

GM, Ford partner with state and universities to recruit future EV workforce [FSU, MSU, MTU, UM]

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 1)

Higher Education in the 2022 Elections

Michigan's youngest voters made biggest gains in midterm voter turnout [MSU, UM, WSU]

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 1)

Institutional Leadership

‘Sadly, It’s a Club’: What Michigan State Leaders Learned Responding to a Mass Shooting

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Feb. 23)

University of Michigan President Santa Ono to deliver keynote address at Ann Arbor SPARK’s Annual Meeting

WDIV TV (Feb. 24)

Woodruff opens up about MSU shooting, response

The State News (Feb. 24)

Labor Relations

UM-Flint announces voluntary faculty buyout options with year’s pay, $10K bonus

East Village Magazine (Feb. 28)

Philanthropic Support

MSU advised HopCat in East Lansing to end fundraiser for ‘Spartan Strong’ fund

The State News (Feb. 28)

Program Delivery

UM-Flint adding new Doctorate of Business Administration program

MLive (Feb. 27)

University of Michigan students to run water plant under $450K agreement

MLive (Feb. 27)

Ferris State University launches first-year space cybersecurity class

Pioneer (Mar. 2)

Safety & Health

First of five MSU students wounded during mass shooting discharged from hospital

Lansing State Journal (Feb. 23)

GVSU safety briefing explains plans, systems in case of active shooting event

WXMI TV (Feb. 23)

Michigan State shooting survivor posts on social media, vows to fight for change

Lansing State Journal (Feb. 26)

MSU shooting victim says he's out of hospital and will seek to 'enact change'

The Detroit News (Feb. 26)

How Michigan universities are changing security, campus protocols after MSU tragedy

Detroit Free Press (Feb. 27)

Michigan State shooting: Alerts to students delayed as police rushed to campus

Bridge (Feb. 27)

MSU could've locked Union during shooting but didn't. Many class doors can't lock, either.

Detroit Free Press (Feb. 27)

Western Michigan University to host active shooter town hall

MLive (Feb. 27)

Michigan State drops COVID-19 vaccinations and booster requirements for students and staff

Lansing State Journal (Feb. 28)

Eastern Michigan University announces new mental health initiative supporting students of color

WDIV TV (Feb. 28)

Michigan universities review security policies in wake of MSU shooting

The Detroit News (Feb. 28)

No cameras in Berkey Hall, key security staff not on duty during MSU shooting

The Detroit News (Feb. 28)

MSU police can’t explain 13-minute alert gap, remain mum on shooting details

Bridge (Mar. 1)

MSU to add locks to classroom doors in response to campus shooting

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 1)

WMU Police advise students on active shooter safety, precautions in town hall session

MLive (Mar. 1)

Classroom locks, active intruder training promised after MSU shootings

Bridge (Mar. 1)

University Accountability

Ex-MSU dean says interim President Teresa Woodruff pushed him out to ensure her rise to power

MLive (Feb. 27)

Lawsuit: MSU interim president, others schemed to oust Gupta from dean's post

Lansing State Journal (Feb. 27)

Ex–Business Dean Sues Michigan State Over Ouster

Inside Higher Ed (Feb. 28)

Veterinary dean resigns, referencing MSU's handling of sexual misconduct

The State News (Mar. 2)

MSU veterinary dean resigns, cites frustrations with handling of sexual misconduct

The Detroit News (Mar. 2)


Rick Haglund: More education funding is a good start to boost Michigan’s economic competitiveness

Michigan Advance (Feb. 27)

Opinion: College campus shootings aren’t common. Let’s not turn campuses into fortresses. [MSU]

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 3)

The Dean's List
The Lighter Side of the News

Convince this CMU professor mermaids exist, win $1 million

WXYZ TV (Feb. 24)

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