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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 […]
Budget / Enrollment / Residence Life / University
Wheeler Hall and Kulhavi Hall are seen from the 8th floor of Carey Hall. (Katy Kildee/Assistant Photo Editor)

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 / 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. […]
Enrollment / Top Stories / University

CMU enrollment declines while EMU, GVSU experience increases

Central Michigan University is experiencing a decline in enrollment, while other Michigan public universities have reported increases. CMU’s current enrollment total is at 27,693 students, a 2.2 percent drop from last year’s 28,311; but other institutions like Eastern Michigan University […]
Enrollment / Top Stories / University

Session II summer enrollment numbers down; trend expected to continue into fall semester

Since 2009, the number of students enrolled in summer courses at Central Michigan University has slowly decreased, and this summer has been no exception. According to an email sent by Steve Smith, CMU Director of Public Relations, 2,636 students are […]
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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.
Enrollment / University

Enrollment and Student Services division announces enrollment, recruitment strategies

The Enrollment and Student Services division of Central Michigan University has announced enrollment and recruitment strategies to be implemented for years to come. Tuesday afternoon, President of Enrollment and Student Services Steven Johnson released a statement outlining the current enrollment […]
Enrollment / Student Life

CMU sees 11 percent increase in minority student enrollment since 2010

The draft of Central Michigan University’s Diversity Report Card shows progress has been made toward recruiting underrepresented students. Denise Green, associate vice president of the Office for Institutional Diversity, gave a presentation summarizing CMU’s current diversity report during the Academic […]
Enrollment / Top Stories / University

CMU minority enrollment hits record; admissions office says it has never used affirmative action

More minority students are currently enrolled at Central Michigan University than in the past 10 years. On-campus minority enrollment hit a record of 2,025 students for the fall 2011 semester, 9.5 percent of the total on-campus population. In fall 2010, […]
Enrollment / Featured / University
Mount Pleasant residents Karen Clark, left, and Marilyn Zorn, right, listen to a lecture in [REL 320: Buddhism Tradition] Feb. 27 in Anspach Room 168. Zorn, 84, is the oldest student at CMU. (Adam Niemi/Staff Photographer)

CMU’s oldest student: Marilyn Zorn has taken almost 100 credits for free

For more than 20 years, Marilyn Zorn taught English literature and composition at Central Michigan University. Now she’s back in the classroom — this time, as a student. At 84, Zorn is currently the oldest student enrolled at CMU. She […]
Enrollment / Top Stories / University

Enrollment and Student Services office plans for realignment

The Office of Enrollment and Student Services has started making an organizational evaluation to help to better align enrollment services with those pertaining to student life. Plans to realign the department are developing to create better synergy within the organization, […]

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