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Ross, Gealt discuss budget, enrollment outlook for 2014-15, despite residual effects from old challenges

Ross, Gealt discuss budget, enrollment outlook for 2014-15, despite residual effects from old challenges

Because tuition accounts for almost half the revenue for Central Michigan University, decreased enrollment rates at CMU have had a direct impact on the university’s budget over the last four years. Steven Johnson, vice president of enrollment and student services, […]
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Potential enrollment boom on the horizon for CMU

Central Michigan University could exceed its goal of 3,300 incoming freshman next fall by as many as 300 students. About 3,500 students have already paid the $175 deposit fee to secure enrollment during the fall semester, and that number will […]
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Competitor schools optimistic about enrollment

Competitor schools optimistic about enrollment

With smaller number of seniors graduating from local high schools, universities have been forced to be more competitive while trying to recruit them. Bin Ning, the executive director of institutional research at Eastern Michigan University, said EMU is taking the same […]
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Art department restructuring class offerings due to low enrollment, down $1.6 million in revenues

Art department restructuring class offerings due to low enrollment, down $1.6 million in revenues

The College of Communications and Fine Arts’ art department is feeling the pressure of campus-wide low enrollment, igniting a major restructuring and a rotation of its course offerings. The college as a whole is down nearly $1.6 million in projected […]
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Organ Professor Jay Michaud practices a piece on the organ on Nov. 4 in the auditorium in the Music Building. (Morgan Taylor/Staff Photographer)

Organ program participation dwindles, students show promise

Only two undergraduate students and two graduate students are enrolled in Central Michigan University’s organ music program. The program gives students the opportunity to learn the organ and is largely based around the Casavant organ in the Staples Family Concert […]
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Highest 2013 average GPA among colleges belongs to Health Professions

Editors Note: Rene Shingle’s title has been corrected to properly reflect her official position. The students in the College of Health Professions collectively have earned a higher GPA than students in the other colleges at Central Michigan University. According to […]
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Midland freshman Abigail Currie and Newaygo junior Scott Lanning are the only two CMU students in the gaming and entertainment management major. (Photo Illustration by Katy Kildee/Assistant Photo Editor)

Two of a kind: Only two students remain in gaming and entertainment major

Abigail Currie and Scott Lanning both knew what they wanted to study when they made the decision to attend Central Michigan University. Currie, a freshman from Midland, and Lanning, a junior from Newaygo, both wanted to major in gaming and […]
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Fewer students only slightly impact leasing

Off-campus apartment complexes are reporting a slight reduction in occupancy compared to recent years. Following a 2.9-percent decrease in total undergraduate enrollment at Central Michigan University, some apartment complexes are pointing blame for the vacancies at the shrinking student body. […]
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Athletic department thrives amid campus budget deficit

Central Michigan University is pouring in more than $1 million in additional subsidies for the athletics department this year, despite cutting back on allocations for almost every academic college on campus. The athletics department is operating with about $200,000 less […]
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MSIS program sees growth amid declining enrollment

Bucking declining enrollment trends at Central Michigan University, one academic program is seeing record-breaking enrollment numbers. The Master of Science in Information Systems program within the College of Business Administration has hit a record-high of 152 students, a 74-percent increase […]
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CHSBS and CCFA taking largest student credit hour decreases

Each college within Central Michigan University has seen a decline in student credit hours this year as a result of freshman enrollment figures dropping significantly. Among colleges taking the biggest hit is the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral […]
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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 […]


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