May 10, 2024

In the News


U.S. Navy to build $14.5M research center at University of Michigan

Crain’s Detroit Business (May 6)

Macomb Community College, Wayne State sign transfer agreement

The Detroit News (May 8)

Wayne State, Macomb Community College forge broad credit transfer deal

Crain’s Detroit Business (May 8)


NMU president reports high enrollment numbers for next year

WLUC TV (May 3)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement

EMU Energy Center begins scheduled shutdown early for major campus buildings

The Eastern Echo (May 7)

Western Michigan University Receives New TRAC Series G7 Fleet from Cirrus

Travel and Tour World (May 9)

Governance & Speech

Amid clampdown on DEI, some on campuses push back [MSU]

The Hechinger Report (May 2)

Whitmer taps Bay Mills tribal leader for LSSU Board of Trustees

Michigan Advance (May 3)

Gov. Whitmer makes appointments to LSSU Board of Trustees

WWTV TV (May 3)

Proposal would protect right of college students to wear religious attire

The Alpena News (May 6)

Whitmer makes two new appointments to LSSU board

The Sault News (May 8)

Higher Education Finance – Federal Funding & Financial Aid

University of Michigan in Ann Arbor Gets $4.8M to Improve Weather Forecasts

dbusiness (May 7)

Higher Education Finance — Other State Support

Expansion of Michigander Scholars program to Flint, Detroit strives to keep graduates in state [MSU, MTU, UM, WSU]

MLive (May 6)

Higher Education Finance — State Capital Outlay

U-M seeks to bring jobs to Detroit with a $250M innovation center [MSU]

Bridge (May 3)

Higher Education Finance — State Operating Support

Michigan House passes $80.9B budget, as the Senate is expected to take up its version Thursday

Michigan Advance (May 9)

Higher Education Finance — State Student Financial Aid

Whitmer wants free community college for all. Michigan House has other plans

Bridge (May 8)

Institutional Leadership

WSU President Dr. Espy Is Committed to Latino Student Success

El Central Hispanic News (May 9)

Leadership Transitions

New Dean To Lead GVSU’s College Of Computing, Blue Dot Mission [UM, UM-F]

MiTech News (May 7)

Grand Valley steps into the future with new College of Computing [UM-F]

Holland Sentinel (May 8)

Philanthropic Support

CMU receives millions in largest-ever donation

WWTV TV (May 7)

Program Delivery

University of Michigan becomes first college to create AI tools for campus, students [WSU]

One Detroit (May 2)

WMU class working to keep college graduates in community

WKZO AM (May 6)

Isabella Commission approves public defender internship program [MSU]

The Morning Sun (May 9)

Recognitions & Awards

The Best College for Athletics 2024 [FSU, GVSU]

University Magazine (May 5)

Ayersville grad honored with 'Distinguished Professor of the Year' award [CMU]

The Crescent-News [OH] (May 6)

NMU established 125 years ago

The Mining Journal (May 10)

Safety & Health

What to know about WMU mental health resources

Western Herald (May 2)

MSU plans test of emergency alert system with a new capability

Lansing State Journal (May 3)

University of Michigan-Flint focuses on mental health education during awareness month

WSMH TV (May 3)

Student Success

More than 300 students part of LSSU's Class of 2024

The Sault News (May 7)


NMU sets room/board rates, adds cannabis program

The Daily News (May 6)

Northern room and board rates set for next year, new cannabis certificate program approved

WNMU FM (May 6)


Michigan is missing talent-magnet neighborhoods

Michigan Future (Apr. 26)

Mantella, Anaya: Partnerships are key to Latino educational advancement [GVSU] by GVSU President Philomena Mantella

The Detroit News (May 2)

Viewpoint: MSU's future depends on 'one team' working toward collective mission by MSU President Kevin Guskiewicz

Lansing State Journal (May 8)

State and National Reports
Michigan in Context

What policymakers need to know about tuition-free college options for Michigan

W.E. Upjohn Institute (May 2024)


BRINK: Building Research Infrastructure, Networking and Knowledge 2024 Conference

Lawrence Technological University, Tuesday and Wednesday, June 18-19

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