Budget / University

CMU state appropriations up 3.97 percent

Central Michigan University is receiving a near 4 percent increase in state appropriated funding for the second year in a row. According to the 2013-14 operating budget, CMU received $73.46 million in revenue from state appropriations and $247.69 million from […]
Budget / Enrollment / University
As a three year veteran of the Phonothon Tyler Moore is used to placing phone calls, having brought in almost $30,000 dollars during his first semester. (Photo Illustration by Taylor Ballek/Photo Editor)

Senior helps bring donations to CMU through Phonathon

Tyler Moore is used to making 200 phone calls per night. As student supervisor, he helps monitor Phonathon in the basement of the Carlin Alumni House at Central Michigan University. There, student employees work Sunday through Thursday, calling alumni and […]
Budget / Enrollment / Residence Life / University
Wheeler Hall and Kulhavi Hall are seen from the 8th floor of Carey Hall. (Katy Kildee | File Photo)

Fewer students living on campus – and that’s OK with CMU

Far fewer students are living on-campus housing this semester, and Central Michigan University officials are convinced that is a good thing. About 10 percent fewer students, 5,330 this semester compared to 5,926 last year, are living in residence halls as […]
Budget / Facilities Management / University

Graduate student apartments finished, offers affordable rates

North campus’ 164 newest additions seem to be settling in well. The graduate student housing complex is finally complete, and students have finished moving in to the newest addition to the Central Michigan University campus. Every room is full this […]
Budget / Enrollment / University

Enrollment numbers plummet, applicants rise

According to numbers released by Central Michigan University, on-campus undergraduate enrollment is projected to drop 5 to 7 percent this year to between 17,300 and 17,800, even though 22,023 applications for on-campus fall enrollment have been submitted to the university […]
Budget / Enrollment / Top Stories / University

On-campus undergraduate enrollment expected to drop 5-7 percent in fall, causing $18 million in deficits

Central Michigan University expects its fall 2013 on-campus undergraduate enrollment numbers to be down 5-7 percent from fall 2012, and as a result, the university will see a $12 million general fund deficit and a $6 million auxiliary fund deficit next year. […]
Budget / University

CMU professional and administrative employees to receive 2.5-percent base salary increase

Central Michigan University professional and administrative employees will receive a 2.5-percent base salary increase for the 2013-14 fiscal year. Base salaries vary by position. Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services David Burdette said the university approved the pay raise, […]
Budget / Top Stories

MPSERS costs will soon be added to unrestricted net assets

The amount of money recorded as unrestricted net assets, recently retooled as “total net position” in the accounting world, might look a little different come 2014. Following the 2014 fiscal year, Central Michigan University will begin to allocate at least […]
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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.
Budget / University

CMU to receive 2.2 percent funding increase under passed state budget plan

Central Michigan University will receive a 2.2 percent funding increase under the state budget adopted Tuesday, less than what it expected to receive earlier this year. University officials anticipated a 3.8 percent increase in February after Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder […]
Budget / Top Stories / University

CMU uses state appropriations, student tuition dollars to cover expenses on campus

The distribution of tuition money and state appropriations for the general fund at Central Michigan University is similar to several other universities in Michigan. State appropriations, student tuition dollars and revenue from other sources combine to form a general fund […]
Budget / Facilities Management / Top Stories

Biosciences building to cost $95 million; largest financial investment of university

The biosciences building, if built, will cost $95 million University President George Ross said Tuesday during an Academic Senate meeting. “This will be the largest financial investment of this university,” he said. Ross said $30 million will come from the state, […]

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