higher education

7:23 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Building Projects at Colleges and Universities Move Ahead Without State Funding

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Public universities turn to private donors, while community colleges seek millage increases from voters
The next year and a half is shaping up to be a busy period for higher education building projects. That's because West Michigan colleges and universities say they have more than $335 million in new construction, expansion and renovation projects planned and approved through 2015.
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6:44 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Governor Rick Snyder Says Tuition at Michigan Universities is Too Expensive

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Snyder says looking at ways to cuts costs, financial aid and dual enrollment are ways to help with costs
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has a son who just finished graduate school at the University of Michigan a few weeks ago, and a daughter who will graduate from high school next week and start her undergraduate career at the same university in the fall.
SW Michigan
2:57 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

WMU Wins Big Science Grant

Statue near WMU's Chemistry Building
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Western Michigan University has won a large grant to help draw more students to science and technology. University officials say the $1.4 million comes from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. They say the five-year project will focus on classes in biology.

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3:49 pm
Sun May 18, 2014

Next University of Michigan President Calls for Greater Transparency on Pay

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Faculty recently asked school to disclose all compensation
University of Michigan faculty are calling for greater transparency when it comes to employee compensation, and the public school's next leader is listening. He wants to change the way U-M reports employee compensation, so that not just the base is reported, but supplemental pay and bonuses as well.
John Dunn
5:21 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

WSW: Dunn "Disappointed" in Students Involved in Disturbance

Western Michigan University Police - file photo
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WestSouthwest with John Dunn


Western Michigan University President John Dunn says the university is closely watching developments related to a large disturbance near campus. 

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