May 3, 2024

In the News


College or trade? How one teenage mechanic found a middle ground [EMU]

MLive (Apr. 30)

Wayne State University to launch public health school with collaboration top of mind [MSU, UM]

Crain’s Detroit Business (May 1)

LSSU, Northwestern Michigan team up to open engineering pathways

Soo Leader (May 1)

College Access & Affordability

Significantly fewer students have completed the FAFSA while colleges try to manage fallout [MSU, UM, WSU]

Detroit Free Press (May 1)

FAFSA delay leads to college deadline changes [CMU, EMU, MSU]

WLNS TV (May 1)

Diversity on Campus

Diversity Symposium discusses inclusive education, welcoming learning environments, sustainability [CMU]

Central Michigan Life (Apr. 30)

Economic Development

If Michigan had a 'Research Triangle,' it might look like this [MSU, UM, WSU]

Crain’s Detroit Business (Apr. 29)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement

Trash from MSU dorms finds new home

WILX TV (Apr. 30)

UM-Flint University Center to close for renovations, expected to reopen in August

MLive (Apr. 30)

Governance & Speech

Michigan House bill would require religious accommodations for higher education students

WDET FM (Apr. 29)

WMU administration and student Gaza demonstrators to meet

Western Herald (May 1)

Higher Education Finance – Federal Funding & Financial Aid

National Park Service awards grants to African American history projects in Michigan [EMU]

The Detroit News (Apr. 30)

Higher Education Finance — State Capital Outlay

MTU H-STEM Complex hosts grand opening

WLUC TV (Apr. 26)

MTU holds ribbon-cutting for H-STEM building

The Daily Mining Gazette (Apr. 27)

Dunbar Hall welcomes campus community during grand opening [WMU]

Western Herald (May 2)

Labor Relations

OU-AAUP hosts first bargaining kickoff ahead of contract negotiations

The Oakland Post (Apr. 24)

University of Michigan students look to create new union for residence hall workers

MLive (Apr. 24)

Board of Trustees approves union wage agreement [WMU]

Western Herald (Apr. 28)

U of M lecturers to vote on tentative contract deal

Michigan Advance (Apr. 29)

EMU cost-cutting includes voluntary buyout offers in Academic & Student Affairs Division

WEMU FM (May 1)

Leadership Transitions

First woman police chief at University of Michigan says it’s all about service

MLive (Apr. 26)

Michigan Tech Names David Flaspohler as Dean of the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

KeWeenaw Report (Apr. 26)

Michigan Technological University Selects Andrew Barnard to take on the Vice President for Research Role

Keweenaw Report (Apr. 30)

CMU’s health professions dean stepping down

The Morning Sun (May 2)

Philanthropic Support

Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation sunsets after 54 years, $1.1B in giving [GVSU]

Crain’s Detroit Business (May 1)

$1.1 billion legacy: Rich and Helen DeVos Foundation sunsetting after 54 years [GVSU]

MLive (May 2)

Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos fundraise for University of Michigan women’s health

MLive (May 2)

Program Delivery

Michigan Tech Approves New Graduate Degree in Wildlife Ecology, Recognizes Retiring and Award Winning Faculty

Keweenaw Report (Apr. 29)

Recognitions & Awards

Peace Corps: University of Michigan students among largest volunteer groups in US [MSU]

WDIV TV (Apr. 29)

SVSU’s moot court program ranked 9th in US

WNEM TV (May 1)

Student Success

Michigan Tech Spring Commencement ceremonies to be held Friday and Saturday

WLUC TV (Apr. 26)

Spartans graduate from MSU in African country

WLNS TV (Apr. 27)

Western Michigan University celebrates graduation of over 2,100 students

WWMT TV (Apr. 27)

Ferris State celebrating 2024 commencement with ceremonies planned to be meaningful for a special class

WYBR FM (Apr. 28)

LSSU celebrates 77th annual commencement ceremony on Saturday

The Sault News (May 2)

Your A to Z guide for University of Michigan Commencement 2024

MLive (May 2)


GVSU sets increased rates for 2024-2025 school year

WOOD TV (Apr. 26)

Grand Valley State University approves 3.5% tuition increase

MLive (Apr. 27)

Grand Valley sets increased tuition, board rates for 2024-25

Holland Sentinel (Apr. 30)

The Dean's List
The Lighter Side of the News

Former Nine Inch Nails drummer to teach at University of Michigan

MLive (May 1)


Redesigning Campus Student Employment for Student Success and Retention

Conference at the University of Michigan-Dearborn

Friday June 14th, 2024, 9am-3pm

This conference will bring together supervisors, managers, and all those who are responsible for campus student employment in Michigan, to explore, share, and redefine the campus student employment experience. Our goal is to come together to make campus student employment more meaningful, more empowering, and more aligned with student career goals and your campus strategic retention efforts.

Registration includes a continental breakfast and lunch and the cost is $25.00 per person.


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