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President George E. Ross speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. (File Photo | Katy Kildee)

Trustees approves $5.7 million deferred maintenance budget

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees approved a $5.7 million deferred maintenance budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during Tuesday’s meeting. The money will be used to repair and replace roofs as well as general masonry restoration. Barrie Wilkes, vice […]
Board of Trustees / University
President George E. Ross speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. (File Photo | Katy Kildee)

Board of Trustees approve $462 million budget for 2014-15

Editors note: This story was updated at 11:30 a.m. June 25. Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees approved a $462 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that will go into effect starting July 1. The new budget is an […]
Administration / Board of Trustees / News / University
President George E. Ross speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. (File Photo | Katy Kildee)

BOT Notebook: Entrepreneurship program morphed into its own department

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to turn the entrepreneurship program into its own department. Debra Zellner, executive eirector of CMU’s New Venture project, boasted the organization’s accomplishments and the justification for the new department. “A lot of […]
Business/Nonprofits / Metro / Mount Pleasant / University
With less than a month until their doors officially close, customers line the aisles of the Student Book Exchange during their 50 percent off "Going Out of Business" sale. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

CMU officials fend off claims of catalyzing SBX closing

Many students have wondered why the Student Book Exchange is closing after so many decades. Full time SBX staff member Sue Marker points the blame across the street at Central Michigan University. “When you have a school that doesn’t want […]
Academics / News / University
Graduate student Hea Joo Lee puts makeup on her model, Novi freshman Denna Mafie, before Mafie takes to the catwalk on Saturday in the Education Human Services building. (Samantha Madar/Staff Photographer)

CMU fashion program receives top ranking among Midwest schools

Central Michigan University’s apparel merchandising and design program was named as one of the top programs in the country, according to ranking website Fashion-Schools.org The program was ranked eighth in the Midwest and 34th nationally. CMU’s program took the 12th spot […]
Administration / College of Medicine / Top Stories / University
Founding Dean of the College of Medicine Ernest Yoder announced his resignation on Friday.

(Kaitlin Thoresen | File Photo)

CMED founding dean Yoder announces resignation

Editor’s note: This story was updated at 2:37 p.m. on Friday. After four years of serving Central Michigan University and founding its medical college in 2012, College of Medicine Dean Ernest Yoder announced his resignation on Friday. Yoder’s final day […]
Board of Trustees / Budget / Facilities Management
President George E. Ross speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. (File Photo | Katy Kildee)

Board of Trustees to review 2014-15 budget at next meeting

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees will review a $462 million proposed operating budget for the 2014-15 academic year at Tuesday’s meeting. The proposed operating budget is a $22 million increase from the 2013-14 academic year. The budget includes $266 million in […]
Academics / Administration / Top Stories / University
With the opening of its downtown Detroit location, Global Campus and Central Michigan University are now prominent fixtures in the Motor City.

(Ben Solis | Editor-in-chief)

CMU administrators, business community open downtown Detroit Global Campus post

DETROIT – With jazz and partly cloudy skies hanging in the background, Central Michigan University opened its new downtown Detroit Global Campus and outreach office with much fanfare on Wednesday. The office, 777 Woodward Avenue, was used throughout the year […]
Administration / Featured / On Campus / University

Minimum wage increase to cost CMU $691,000 next year

Nearly 4,000 student employees at Central Michigan University will benefit from new legislation signed in May that increases the minimum wage to $9.25 an hour by 2018. The wage increase will cost CMU $691,000 next year and will be paid out […]
Featured / Metro / University

CMU senior running for Port Huron school board

She may be only 20 years old, but Central Michigan University student Hayley Alderman has big plans for changing the future of Port Huron Area Schools. Alderman, a Fort Gratiot senior, is running for one of the district’s Board of Education positions […]
University

Mobile Health Central to bring health care out to rural community with motor home

Billed as a training opportunity for aspiring Central Michigan University students, the College of Health Professions will provide a mobile opportunity for rural residents to gain accessible health care and education. Mobile Health Central, a 39-foot motor home organized by […]
University

CMU journalism department to host Digital Discovery clinic for high school students

Central Michigan University’s journalism department will host a two and a half day, digital-only clinic for high school students to learn more about jobs in the media on June 27-29. The workshop will teach students how to create a digital news […]


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