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Gov. Snyder appoints Tricia Keith to Board of Trustees

Gov. Rick Snyder appointed Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s Tricia Keith to the Central Michigan University Board of Trustees Wednesday. Keith is the senior vice president and corporate secretary for BCBS. She replaces former trustee Marilyn French Hubbard on […]
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Gov. Rick Snyder appoints Bill Weideman to CMU Board of Trustees

Gov. Rick Snyder appointed the Dow Chemical Co.’s Bill Weideman to the Central Michigan University Board of Trustees Thursday afternoon. Weideman is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Dow Chemical and is on CMU’s accounting advisory committee […]
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Shared Governance Committee shares, outlines desired future between administration and campus

Jim Hageman and Jim McDonald hope the Shared Governance Committee can share their full report with the campus in February after giving an update to the Board of Trustees Thursday. The committee, which focuses on how the administration and other […]
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Trustees say no to allowing CMU’s graduate student union to begin bargaining over holiday break

More than two weeks after emailing the CMU Board of Trustees, Graduate Student Union President Michelle Campbell found herself in front of them Thursday asking why they didn’t respond to her. Campbell said the union, whose contract expires on June […]
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University President George Ross listens in during the Board of Trustees meeting Thursday morning in the President's Conference Room in the Bovee University Center. A review assessing Ross' performance over the past few years was presented at the meeting expressing concerns about the president's leadership, particularly from the leadership of the Academic Senate and the Faculty Association. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

Board of Trustees gives University President George Ross full support in job review

George Ross has a favorable view from the Board of Trustees following an assessment of his job on Thursday. “President Ross enjoys the support of CMU’s diverse stakeholders, both on and off campus,” read the report submitted by Trustees Brian […]
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Title IX discussion continues for CMU

Central Michigan University is continuing its process of adding new women’s sports, as Title IX committee members met with board members Thursday to update its progress. During the Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, Deputy Director of Athletics Derek van der […]
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Building projects, audit report on tap for Thursday Board of Trustees meeting

Thursday could bring approval for a $7 million, 10,000-square-foot research laboratory for the College of Medicine and College of Health Professions. The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees will discuss several proposed building projects to satisfy space needs on campus Thursday. […]
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Dean of the College of Medicine Ernest Yoder talks briefly to the Board of Trustees during Thursday mornings meeting.  Yoder said CMED remains on track for funding, and should start accepting students in 2013. (Chuck Miller/Photo Editor)

CMED dean, Ross: Departing associate dean ‘gets to go home and live that dream’

The head of Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine said Thursday he was aware of Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord’s interest in going to Arizona. “She’s going home,” dean Ernest Yoder said.
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CMED update, financial plans, fundraising to be discussed at Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting

The operating and capital budgets for the upcoming academic year, a College of Medicine update and financial plans for the university are among the topics to be discussed at Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting. The meeting will begin at 8:30 […]
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Strategic planning report blames CMU communications for university discord

A year of bitter discord at Central Michigan University stemmed from a failure to communicate, according to a strategic planning report written by a third-party source. CMU’s strategic planning process, launched by University President George Ross in 2011, slowed after […]
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CMU staff honor memory of former trustees assistant Marykaye Murphy

Marykaye Murphy, former Central Michigan University Board of Trustees assistant, passed away Saturday. Murphy, 71, worked at CMU for 43 years, serving for 40 of those years as Board of Trustees assistant. She is survived by three children and 11 grandchildren. […]
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Provost Gary Shapiro watches someone walk across the room during the Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in the President's Conference Room in the Bovee UC. The board approved a 1.96-percent increase in tuition for next year. (Adam Niemi/Staff Photographer)

CMU Trustees approve 1.96% tuition increase, also set graduate tuition, room and board

In-state undergraduate students will pay $365 per credit hour at Central Michigan University starting next fall. Thursday, the CMU Board of Trustees approved a 1.96-percent undergraduate tuition increase for the 2012-13 academic year. With this increase, CMU will remain the […]


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