November 6, 2020
MASU has published an updated-as-needed tracker of university operating statuses here: Operational Status of Michigan Public Universities in Response to COVID-19
In the News
Academic Operations
The Michigan Daily (Nov. 2)

Lansing State Journal (Nov. 6)

Detroit Free Press (Nov. 6)

MLive (Nov. 6)

The Detroit News (Nov. 6)

Diversity on Campus
Grand Rapids Business Journal (Nov. 3)

Economic Development
dbusiness (Nov. 3)

Enrollment
Detroit Free Press (Oct. 31)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement
Grand Valley Lanthorn (Nov. 2)

MLive (Nov. 5)

Governance & Speech
The State News (Oct. 30)

The Detroit News (Nov. 4)

Lansing State Journal (Nov. 4)

The Detroit News (Nov. 4)

Crain’s Detroit Business (Nov. 5)

WILX TV (Nov. 5)

The Michigan Daily (Nov. 5)

Lansing State Journal (Nov. 5)

Higher Education Finance – Federal Funding & Financial Aid
Press & Guide (Nov. 4)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Dynamics
Crain’s Detroit Business (Nov. 2)

MLive (Nov. 4)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education (Nov. 5)

Inside Higher Ed (Nov. 6)

Higher Education Finance — State Student Financial Aid
Lansing State Journal (Nov. 1)

Higher Education in the 2020 Elections
WDET FM (Oct. 29)

WMUK TV (Oct. 30)

Crain’s Detroit Business (Nov. 1)

The South End (Nov. 1)

Detroit Free Press (Nov. 2)

Western Herald (Nov. 3)

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Nov. 3)

WXMI TV (Nov. 3)

WDIV TV (Nov. 3)

MLive (Nov. 4)

Western Herald (Nov. 4)

Institutional Leadership
Grand Valley Lanthorn (Nov. 2)

The Oakland Post (Nov. 4)

Leadership Transitions
Keweenaw Report (Nov. 5)

Philanthropic Support
WJMN TV (Nov. 2)

WLUC TV (Nov. 2)

Program Delivery
Lansing State Journal (Oct. 30)

Legal News (Nov. 3)

Safety & Health
The North Wind (Oct. 30)

The Michigan Daily (Nov. 1)

WMUK FM (Nov. 1)

WNMU FM (Nov. 2)

MLive (Nov. 2)

WDIV TV (Nov. 2)

Crain’s Detroit Business (Nov. 3)

WZZM TV (Nov. 4)

The North Wind (Nov. 4)

Western Herald (Nov. 5)

WLUC TV (Nov. 5)

WJMN TV (Nov. 5)

The Mining Journal (Nov. 6)

University Accountability
MLive (Nov. 3)

WJBK TV (Nov. 5)

Workforce Alignment
WXMI TV (Nov. 2)
Commentaries
State and National Reports
Michigan in Context
Michigan Association of State Universities (November 2020)
While first-time freshman enrollment at the Michigan public universities declined as expected due to the pandemic, overall credit-taking remains high as full-year equated students declined less than half of the total headcount decline.