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Patricia Mooradian

UPDATE: Snyder appoints Henry Ford museum president to Board of Trustees after Trustee Maryland resigns

Gov. Rick Snyder appointed Patricia Mooradian to the Central Michigan University Board of Trustees today, replacing Trustee Patricia Maryland, who has resigned. Mooradian is president of The Henry Ford in Dearborn, a history museum complex that includes the Henry Ford Museum, […]
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Enrollment drop causes CMU problems as trustees approve $440.7-million operating budget

The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $440.7 million operating budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year at Thursday’s board meeting in the Bovee University Center. The budget is about $1.1 million smaller than last year’s $441.8 million […]
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Road connecting East Campus Drive to Mission Street approved by trustees, designed to ease traffic

The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees approved construction of a connector street  that will connect East Campus Drive and Mission Street at Thursday’s meeting. The road is designed to ease traffic congestion on the road, which often moves at […]
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Trustees approve Phase I construction of CMED East in Saginaw

The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees approved construction of Phase I of the College of Medicine’s Saginaw facility on Thursday. The two story, 52,100-square-foot structure will be built on the campus of Covenant HealthCare and will come with a $25.2-million price […]
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Proposed Kelly/Shorts Stadium hotel lease negotiations ‘ongoing’

Action might finally happen on the proposed hotel to be built next to Kelly/Shorts Stadium. Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services David Burdette presented an update on the status of the Lodgco hotel, initially scheduled to be completed in […]
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Ten-year plan calls for CMU to spend $400 million on 18 projects — including new north campus undergraduate housing

The Board of Trustees was presented Wednesday with a draft of a capital plan that would, if approved, have the university spend $400 million over 10 years on 18 different projects. The 10-year capital plan, part of the campus master […]
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Board of Trustees to meet Friday for vote on CMED East

The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees will meet Friday to vote for more planning and design funding for Phase 1 of the College of Medicine’s Saginaw campus. The trustees will also vote on a memorandum of understanding for the […]
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Campus master plan to focus on making CMU a ‘walkable campus’

The Finance and Facilities Committee revealed plans Thursday to update Central Michigan University’s campus master plan. The campus master plan was first released in 2001 and was updated again in 2003. According to Director of Plant Engineering and Planning Linda […]
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University President George Ross

CMU increases undergraduate tuition 2.47 percent, room and board rates 2 percent

Undergraduate students will see a 2.47-percent tuition increase next fall, which translates to a $9 hike, bringing rates to $374 per credit hour. Tuition rates were set at Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting, and the board approved the increase to undergraduate […]
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Biosciences building construction to begin in fall 2014; project a decade in the making

University President George Ross announced at last week’s Academic Senate meeting construction on the biosciences building will begin in the fall of 2014 and is estimated to take 30 months, but the project has been in the works for much […]
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University President George Ross sits speaking during Thursdays Board of Trustees meeting held in Presidents Conference Room in the Bovee UC. Ross received a new contract and pay raise. Global campus and Biosciences Building were also discussed. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

President George Ross receives new 4-year contract, pay raise

University President George Ross received a new four-year contract and a pay raise at Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting after three years of a presidency marked by a tumultuous relationship with faculty. Ross’ new contract, effective March 1, takes him […]
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CMU’s Graduate Student Union could begin bargaining next week

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees agreed Thursday to begin bargaining with the Michigan Federation of Teachers for the Graduate Student Union, along with three other units. Other units included in the bargaining agreement are the National Association of Broadcast […]


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