June 7, 2024

In the News

Academic Operations

In-person classes resume at Wayne State University

Michigan Public Radio (May 31)


Collaboration

UM-Flint will house new high school

WNEM TV (June 6)


Flint Cultural Center Academy to add high school in UM-Flint partnership

MLive (June 6)


College Access & Affordability

GVSU to expand academic programming in Battle Creek with $10.3 million grant

WWMT TV (June 3)


GVSU expands programming in Battle Creek with $10M grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Battle Creek Enquirer (June 3)


GVSU to expand academic programming in Battle Creek with $10.3 million grant

WWMT TV (June 3)


GVSU Gets $10 Million Grant To Expand Programming In Battle Creek

Mitech News (June 3)


GVSU offering free tuition, academic support to Battle Creek Innovation Center 8th graders

Second Wave (June 6)


Economic Development

Ann Arbor to Detroit innovation corridor pitched by University of Michigan [UM]

MLive (May 31)


Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement

Construction projects on campus continue over summer [MSU]

The State News (June 2)


A historic look at the WMU dorms about to be torn down

MLive (June 2)


Governance & Speech

Walker-Griffea to ‘create a pathway’ for residents to get better jobs as new MiLeap director

MLive (June 2)


Detroit Evening Report: Wayne State to host listening sessions for students to engage with university leaders after encampment raid

WDET TV (June 3)


This Extremely Online Regent Has an Unorthodox Vision for College Governance [UM]

The Chronicle of Higher Education (June 3)


Higher Education Finance – Federal Funding & Financial Aid

Massive federal grant ensures University of Michigan can continue retirement study through 2029

WDIV TV (June 5)


UM receives its largest federal research grant ever

Crain’s Detroit Business (June 5)


Higher Education Finance — Institutional Dynamics

The numbers are in. Here's how much beer was sold at MSU athletic events

Lansing State Journal (June 4)


University of Michigan collective starts fund for walk-on athletes

The Mining Journal (June 6)


Higher Education Finance — Other State Support

$5M awarded to universities to increase students pursuing master’s degrees in social work

WNEM TV (June 4)


Social work students can get $30K to pursue master’s degree

MLive (June 5)


MDHHS provides $5 million to 12 universities to increase number of master's degree behavioral health social workers

Legal News (June 5)


Northern Michigan University provides $30,000 stipends to social work students

WLUC TV (June 5)


Institutional Leadership

College protests front and center for Michigan university leaders [FSU, MSU, OU, UM, WSU]

Crain’s Detroit Business (May 31)


Michigan university presidents talk higher education’s role in building the state’s economy [FSU, MSU, OU, UM, WSU]

Michigan Advance (May 31)


Ferris State President Pink at Mackinac Policy Conference: Higher education can be leaders in developing talent, but employers can play a large role [MSU, OU, UM]

WYBR FM (June 2)


Leadership Transitions

What CMU is seeking in next president

Midland Daily News (May 30)


CMU search for new president underway

Morning Sun (May 31)


New dean named for Michigan State business college

Crain’s Detroit Business (June 5)


Philanthropic Support

GameAbove grants $6.5 million to transform EMU golf teams

Eastern Echo (May 29)


Program Delivery

SVSU to offer first dual entry MSOT program in the state

Midland Daily News (June 3)


Recognitions & Awards

KCAD student sustainability efforts earn second place in national Campus Race to Zero Waste competition [FSU]

WYBR FM (May 31)


Best Online Leadership Certificate Programs Of 2024 [UM-F]

Forbes (May 31)


University of Michigan falls to lowest-ever world university ranking, but still in top 50

MLive (June 6)


Safety & Health

Ferris State students escape fire at off-campus fraternity house

MLive (June 5)


Workforce Alignment

Connecting college students with enriching work experiences [GVSU]

Brookings (June 4)


Michigan puts $10M toward developing semiconductor workforce [UM]

The Detroit News (June 5)

State and National Reports
Michigan in Context

Quarterly Policy Review Spring 2024 [PDF]

SHEEO (June 2024)


Some College, No Credential Student Outcomes: 2024 Report for the Nation and the States

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (June 2024)


State Financial Incentives for Work-Based Learning

Education Commission of the States (June 2024)

The Dean's List
The Lighter Side of the News

From dining hall to the big show: University of Michigan chef headed to national competition

MLive (Jun. 1)

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