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(MPRN-Lansing) State House Speaker Tom Leonard says it’s time for Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon to step down. It’s part of the growing chorus of criticism of how MSU has handled a sex assault scandal.


The Trump administration recently announced new guidance for how college campuses should handle sexual assault complaints. But Michigan universities won’t be changing their policies right away. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Many states across the country cut funding for public higher education during the Great Recession. A new report shows the money hasn’t been replaced in most states – including in Michigan. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Colleges are allowed to ban guns on their campuses. That was the decision of the Michigan Court of Appeals Wednesday. 


Western Michigan University and Aquinas College have announced a new partnership to give students a path to an Engineering degree.