higher education

7:40 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Endowments for WMU, Kalamazoo College saw double-digit increases in 2013

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National study found Kalamazoo College had largest endowment of any college in Michigan
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Buoyed by a strong stock market and an influx of new donors, Western Michigan University had a banner year for fundraising in 2013, according to a national study released Jan. 28. The Western Michigan University Foundation saw the largest percent increase in market value of any Michigan university, according to the NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments (NCSE).
6:57 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Kalamazoo College one of two schools participating in new White House initiative

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Alma College the only other Michigan school involved in program
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo College is one of two Michigan colleges participating in President Obama's new initiative to help more low-income and first-generation college students graduate. The president announced the initiative at an education summit in Washington Thursday attended by the leaders of more than 100 colleges and universities and the heads of more than 40 nonprofit groups.
1:52 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Glen Oaks picks new president

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The community college's new president comes from Ohio where he was in charge of academics and student affairs at Clark State Community College in Springfield.
CENTREVILLE, MI - The Board of Trustees of Glen Oaks Community College confirmed a new president at a special meeting Monday. As of Jan. 20, David Devier will take over as head of the community college, replacing Gary Wheeler, who had been under fire after a Dec.
7:07 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Dunn, other higher education leaders say state needs to make greater investment

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Western Michigan University President John Dunn was part of round table discussion of higher education leaders
Politicians and economic developers in Michigan want to make sure that the state has an educated workforce, but the leaders of universities in West Michigan said they are not getting the financial support they need to make this a reality.
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6:36 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Kellogg Community College raises tuition 5.5%

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Board also voted to increase fees student services, technology and Internet
The Kellogg Community College board voted Wednesday to increase tuition by $5 per credit hour for in-district students while setting in motion dramatic tuition increases for students in health programs. By 2015, students in nursing and other health-related programs will pay $179.25 per credit hour.