Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees / Mount Pleasant / University
CMU president George Ross sits during Thursday mornings Board of Trustees meeting.  €œWe made the conscience decision this year to use one-time (funds) to course correct because enrollment€™s going to be down a little bit this year,€ Ross said. (Chuck Miller/Photo Editor)

Ross, Wilkes react to Central Michigan Life stories on fire ordinance, SBX

Central Michigan University President George Ross and Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services Barrie Wilkes shared their views on recent campus news stories in a press conference after Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting. The two discussed the 300-foot city fire ordinance […]
Board of Trustees / News / Sports / University
Kent State was projected to win both the MAC Championship and regular season title in the 2014 MAC preseason poll. (File Photo)

CMU to give athletics $18.5 million from general fund

Central Michigan University’s operating budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year was approved by the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, giving university athletics a significant chunk of change. CMU will spend approximately $25.6 million on athletics in the coming year, with […]
Board of Trustees / On Campus / Residence Life

Student Code of Conduct updated to emphasize sexual assault, arson

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees approved changes to the Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Disciplinary Procedures at Tuesday’s regular meeting. Changes include defining computer abuse, sexual assault and arson. Steven Johnson, vice president of Enrollment and Student Services, […]
Board of Trustees / University
President George E. Ross speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. (File Photo | Katy Kildee)

Trustees approves $5.7 million deferred maintenance budget

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees approved a $5.7 million deferred maintenance budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during Tuesday’s meeting. The money will be used to repair and replace roofs as well as general masonry restoration. Barrie Wilkes, vice […]
Board of Trustees / University
President George E. Ross speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. (File Photo | Katy Kildee)

Board of Trustees approve $462 million budget for 2014-15

Editors note: This story was updated at 11:30 a.m. June 25. Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees approved a $462 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that will go into effect starting July 1. The new budget is an […]
Administration / Board of Trustees / News / University
President George E. Ross speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. (File Photo | Katy Kildee)

BOT Notebook: Entrepreneurship program morphed into its own department

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to turn the entrepreneurship program into its own department. Debra Zellner, executive eirector of CMU’s New Venture project, boasted the organization’s accomplishments and the justification for the new department. “A lot of […]
Board of Trustees / Budget / Facilities Management
President George E. Ross speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. (File Photo | Katy Kildee)

Board of Trustees to review 2014-15 budget at next meeting

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees will review a $462 million proposed operating budget for the 2014-15 academic year at Tuesday’s meeting. The proposed operating budget is a $22 million increase from the 2013-14 academic year. The budget includes $266 million in […]
Board of Trustees / Student Government / Student Life / University
Newly elected SGA president and vice president Charles Mahone and Mariah Urueta are recognized by president Ross at Wednesday's Board of Trustees meeting in the Bovee University Center. (Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor)

SGA President Mahone introduces new administration and says goodbye to old

Newly-elected Student Government Association President Charles Mahone quickly shook away his first meeting jitters as he ushered in a new era of SGA at the Trustees-Student Liaison meeting Wednesday. Mahone, along with SGA Vice President Mariah Urueta, Former SGA President […]
Board of Trustees / University
President George E. Ross begins the Board of Trustees meeting in the Bovee University Center on Wednesday morning by reading a post from facebook about a young girls acceptance to CMU.(Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor)

Deferred maintenance prefunding approved by Board of Trustees

A total of $980,000 for roof projects and $120,000 for masonry projects around campus were approved during Thursday’s board of trustees meeting. The cost of the projects combined is not to exceed a total of $1.1 million. The projects are […]
Board of Trustees / University
President George E. Ross and Board of Trustees Chair William Kanine host a Board of Trustees meeting in the Bovee University Center on Wednesday morning. (Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor)

Kanine, Ross react to recent CM Life stories

Central Michigan University Board of Trustees Chair William Kanine and CMU President George Ross shared their views on recent campus news stories in a press conference after Thursday’s trustee meeting. The two discussed the impact of Central Michigan Life articles on […]
Board of Trustees / Residence Life / University
CMU trustees raise tuition 2.94 percent, $11 per credit hour

CMU trustees raise tuition 2.94 percent, $11 per credit hour

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition by 2.94 percent for the 2014-15 academic year at Thursday’s meeting. The decision will increase tuition to $385 per credit hour for on-campus undergraduate courses. Global Campus programs also will […]
Board of Trustees / University
President George E. Ross speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. (File Photo | Katy Kildee)

Tuition increase pending for CMU: Professional and administrative salaries, enrollment factors in decision

  The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday. The meeting will be held in the Bovee University Center board room on the third floor. Trustees will be discussing potential hikes in tuition for […]


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