September 16, 2022

In the News


Connecticut College System Joins Nationwide Collegiate Partnership Empowering High Schoolers to Improve Higher Ed [GVSU]

Diverse Issues in Higher Education (Sep. 14)


Michigan Tech University Welcomes Largest Incoming Class

Radio Results Network (Sep. 12)

Ferris State University overall enrollment tops 10,000

Pioneer (Sep. 14)

UM-Flint shows 6% decrease in total enrollment, increases in first-year students, transfers

MLive (Sep. 14)

UM-Flint records first increase in first-year student enrollment since 2017

WNEM TV (Sep. 14)

Growing Out-of-State Enrollment at Flagship Universities Could Be Worsening the Student-Debt Crisis

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Sep. 15)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement

New Kessler Student Center welcomes first-generation students, campus community to LSA Building location [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Sep. 13)

See the new Clint’s Café, lounge area that opened for UM-Flint students

MLive (Sep. 13)

ASMSU Academic Committee passes bill advocating for renaming of Broad College lab [MSU]

The State News (Sep. 16)

Federal Policy

Michiganders owe $40 billion in student loan debt, but optimistic about forgiveness proposal [CMU, EMU, GVSU, OU, UM]

The Morning Sun (Sep. 13)

Governance & Speech

Michigan State trustees delay vendor voting rights resolution

Lansing State Journal (Sep. 9)

Tribal colleges join state community college association

WJMN TV (Sep. 12)

Trustee secretary, chief of staff position vacant [MSU]

The State News (Sep. 12)

Michigan State University board is searching for chief of staff after Scorsone's exit

Crain’s Detroit Business (Sep. 16)

Higher Education Finance – Federal Funding & Financial Aid

UM's Mcity awarded $5 million grant for virtual reality test track expansion

Crain’s Detroit Business (Sep. 13)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Dynamics

WMU to collect $2.8M for recently added football games vs. Big Ten, SEC foes

MLive (Sep. 9)

10 National Universities With the Biggest Endowments [UM]

US News & World Report (Sep. 13)

Higher Education in the 2022 Elections

'Republicans for Whitmer' launches less than two months before Michigan's midterm vote

WWMT TV (Sep. 12)

Institutional Leadership

Sources: MSU board gives school president until Tuesday to agree to step down

Detroit Free Press (Sep. 11)

Stanley's contract under discussion, faculty senate members demand transparency from trustees [MSU]

The State News (Sep. 11)

MSU Faculty Senate 'gravely concerned' over president's potential firing

Crain’s Detroit Business (Sep. 11)

Second trustee backs MSU President Samuel Stanley Jr. amid board fight

Lansing State Journal (Sep. 12)

Michigan State faculty, student groups slam reported plans to remove President Samuel Stanley Jr., demand better communication

Lansing State Journal (Sep. 12)

MSU board chair Byrum backs Stanley, says he shouldn't retire

The Detroit News (Sep. 12)

‘I Am Appalled’: Effort to Oust Michigan State President Plunges Campus Into Yet Another Crisis

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Sep. 12)

Board chair against Stanley's removal; various university leaders show support [MSU]

The State News (Sep. 12)

MSU board division on president's future spills out into public

Crain’s Detroit Business (Sep. 12)

Students, faculty demand transparency from the Board of Trustees [MSU]

The State News (Sep. 12)

MSU documents: Drunk professor at ‘Gatsby Gala' led to business school brouhaha

Crain’s Detroit Business (Sep. 13)

MSU board member: 'We offered the president early retirement'

Detroit Free Press (Sep. 13)

MSU president Samuel Stanley Jr. defends handling of Title IX reports

Lansing State Journal (Sep. 13)

Michigan State University trustee reveals why he, others want Stanley's exit

The Detroit News (Sep. 13)

MSU's Stanley defends record in 'moment of uncertainty'; faculty opposes his exit

The Detroit News (Sep. 13)

Students react to Board of Trustees lack of transparency on Stanley's contract [MSU]

The State News (Sep. 14)

What we know about MSU President Stanley's situation and what happens next

The Detroit News (Sep. 14)

The inside story: MSU trustees describe secret meeting with President Samuel Stanley

The Detroit News (Sep. 15)

Labor Relations

Eastern Michigan University, faculty union reach tentative agreement to end strike

Detroit Free Press (Sep. 12)

EMU faculty, administration reach tentative contract agreement, ending strike

The Detroit News (Sep. 12)

Strike over? Classes to resume at Eastern Michigan after university reaches tentative deal with faculty

WDIV TV (Sep. 12)

Eastern Michigan University Reaches Tentative Agreement with Faculty Union

Diverse Issues in Higher Education (Sep. 12)

Eastern Michigan University, faculty make deal ending strike

Associated Press (Sep. 12)

Eastern Michigan University faculty to vote Tuesday on new contract that includes raises

Detroit Free Press (Sep. 15)

Find out what's in EMU's faculty contract that ended a 5-day strike

The Detroit News (Sep. 15)

Leadership Transitions

NMU narrows presidential search to four candidates, announces schedule for campus visits

WLUC TV (Sep. 12)

Social media presence brings positive reviews for UMich president-elect

The Michigan Daily (Sep. 12)

Search for new NMU president narrows to four candidates

Radio Results Network (Sep. 14)

NMU Presidential Candidate Visits Begin Tonight

Keweenaw Report (Sep. 15)

NMU introduces first presidential finalist [MTU]

WNMU FM (Sep. 16)

Program Delivery

NMU cosmetology program up and running with new location and renovation

WLUC TV (Sep. 12)

GV prepares students to study abroad

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Sep. 12)

Students reflect on OU’s first study abroad trip to Taiwan

The Oakland Post (Sep. 14)

Public Health

Saginaw Valley State University, Meijer partner for annual vaccine clinic

MLive (Sep. 14)

Recognitions & Awards

These Michigan universities are among top public schools in the nation, U.S. News rankings say

MLive (Sep. 12)

Former WMU athletic director inducted into Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

WWMT TV (Sep. 12)

University of Michigan ranked No. 3 public school in country by U.S. News [CMU, MSU, MTU, WSU]

Crain’s Detroit Business (Sep. 12)

2 Michigan schools rank in the top 100 colleges in nation [MSU, UM]

WZZM TV (Sep. 12)

SVSU earns veteran-friendly status for 8th consecutive year

MLive (Sep. 13)

Safety & Health

University of Michigan gives psychedelic shroom fest green light

MLive (Sep. 9)

Phishing probe raises cyber security concerns at GV

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Sep. 12)

University of Michigan experts share tips on how to mitigate COVID-19 spread in classrooms

WDIV TV (Sep. 15)

Campus, community leaders discuss fall health at Sept. 14 panel [CMU]

Central Michigan Life (Sep. 15)


Hospital project would be good for city but sides must find common ground [NMU]

The Mining Journal (Sep. 13)

The Dean's List
The Lighter Side of the News

Robot food delivery service launches at Wayne State University

WXYZ TV (Sep. 9)

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