September 3, 2021
Newly updated for the fall semester, MASU has published an updated-as-needed tracker of university operating statuses here: Operational Status of Michigan Public Universities in Response to COVID-19
MASU Commentaries
In the News
Academic Operations
WZZM TV (Aug. 26)

MLive (Aug. 26)

WWJ TV (Aug. 27)

WKAR FM (Aug. 27)

WOOD TV (Aug. 27)

MLive (Aug. 27)

WWMT TV (Sep. 1)

Economic Development
Keweenaw Report (Aug. 27)

Press & Guide (Aug. 29)

The Detroit News (Aug. 29)

Educational Attainment
WXMI TV (Aug. 31)

WKAR FM (Aug. 30)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement
The Daily Mining Gazette (Aug. 26)

MLive (Aug. 26)

Detroit Legal News (Aug. 26)

The Daily Mining Gazette (Aug. 27)

WXMI TV (Aug. 31)

The Eastern Echo (Sep. 1)

WNEM TV (Sep. 2)

The Morning Sun (Sep. 2)

WDIV TV (Sep. 3)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Dynamics
The Detroit News (Aug. 27)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Financial Aid
WWTV TV (Sep. 2)

Higher Education Finance — Other State Support
MLive (Aug. 27)

Higher Education Finance — State Capital Outlay
WWTV TV (Sep. 3)

Higher Education Finance — State Operating Support
MLive (Aug. 27)

Institutional Leadership
CM Life (Aug. 26)

Labor Relations
The Mining Journal (Aug. 27)

WXYZ TV (Aug. 27)

WEMU FM (Aug. 27)

The Michigan Daily (Aug. 29)

The Michigan Daily (Sep. 1)

The Oakland Press (Sep. 1)

WZZM TV (Sep. 1)

The Detroit News (Sep. 1)

The Oakland Press (Sep. 2)

MLive (Sep. 2)

The Detroit News (Sep. 2)

Leadership Transitions
CM Life (Aug. 26)

WDIV TV (Aug. 29)

Yahoo! Finance (Aug. 30)

WILX TV (Sep. 1)

The Detroit News (Sep. 1)

CM Life (Sep. 1)

The Morning Sun (Sep. 2)

The Detroit News (Sep. 2)

Philanthropic Support
MiBiz (Aug. 29)

Program Delivery
WJRT TV (Sep. 1)

MLive (Sep. 1)

Public Health
WebMD (Sep. 2)

MLive (Sep. 3)

Recognitions & Awards
The College Post (Sep. 1)

Safety & Health
MLive (Aug. 27)

WDIV TV (Aug. 28)

The Detroit News (Aug. 30)

MLive (Aug. 30)

Lansing State Journal (Aug. 30)

The Detroit News (Aug. 30)

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Aug. 30)

WEYI TV (Aug. 30)

The Detroit News (Aug. 31)

Michigan Radio (Aug. 31)

The Michigan Daily (Aug. 31)

Crain’s Detroit Business (Sep. 1)

WLUC TV (Sep. 1)

WJBK TV (Sep. 1)

MLive (Sep. 1)

Student Success
Crain’s Detroit Business (Aug. 29)

Crain’s Detroit Business (Aug. 29)

Workforce Alignment
MiBiz (Aug. 29)

WDIV TV (Aug. 30)
Lansing State Journal (Aug. 27)

The Detroit News (Aug. 28)

DEI is More than an Acronym! [UM-F] (by former UM-F Chancellor Charlie Nelms)
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (Sep. 1)
State and National Reports
Michigan in Context
InformEd States (August 2021)
This paper categorizes all states according to how they allocate FY2021 state postsecondary appropriations to institutions.
The Dean's List
The Lighter Side of the News
The Current Landscape of Early Middle Colleges in Michigan: Designs, Features and Outcomes
Presentation by the Michigan Department of Education of data highlights from the 2020-21 Michigan Statewide Survey of Early Middle Colleges, and facilitated breakout group discussions on increasing access and success.
October 8, 2021, 9 am – noon