higher education

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
Credit WMUK


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

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3:05 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

You Can Help Undergraduate Research at WMU

WMU senior Deirdre Courtney in the field with bug-eating pitcher plants.
Credit Western Michigan University

Graduate students are expected to do research. Undergraduates usually don’t. But a new project at Western Michigan University’s Department of Biological Sciences hopes to change that. It’s using a fundraising system modeled on Kickstarter to attract community support for SABRE: "Students Advancing Biological Research and Engagement."

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6:14 am
Wed April 9, 2014

KVCC Changes Will Mean Slight Increase in Fall

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Students will be charged for total contact hours, rather than credit hours
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo Valley Community College students will pay a bit more for classes starting this fall after the KVCC Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to increase course fees and charge students for contact hours rather than credit hours.
6:43 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Kellogg Community College President Placed on Leave

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College officials aren't giving details about the reason for its investigation of Dennis Bona.
Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona was placed on administrative leave Thursday, pending an investigation "regarding his interactions with college personnel." In a statement from the college attributed to Jonathan Byrd, chairman of the KCC Board of Trustees, the leave was described as a "non-disciplinary paid administrative leave."