Administration / Mount Pleasant
The Student Book Exchange has officially closed. The owners put up "Thank You" signs in the windows.

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

CMU officials turn down offer to buy vacant SBX storefront

No one knows what the future holds for the building that now stands mostly empty on the corner of University and Bellows streets. Since the Student Book Exchange closed its doors for the final time last week, signs have been […]
Administration / University

Unionized maintenance employees ratify contract with CMU

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees has ratified its new three-year collective bargaining agreement with Central Michigan University on Friday. According to the terms of the agreement, the contract gives workers three major benefits effective through June […]
Administration / College of Medicine / News / University
Search committee for next CMED dean still in the works

Search committee for next CMED dean still in the works

Nearly two weeks have passed since founding Central Michigan University College of Medicine dean Ernie Yoder resigned from the position. Meanwhile, university administrators are still in the process of charging a search committee to find his replacement. Provost Michael Gealt […]
Administration / University
Outgoing College of Communication and Fine Arts Dean Salma Ghanem assists interim dean Shelly Hinck as she sits in Ghanem's old office.

(Taryn Wattles | Photo Illustration)

Interim dean Hinck hopeful for future of CCFA

Shelly Hinck, the interim dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts, has great faith in the future of the college. A member of the Central Michigan University faculty since 1988, Hinck said she believes the college is on […]
Administration / University
Salma Ghanem, the outgoing  Dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts, embraces interim dean Shelly Hinck.

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Outgoing dean Ghanem talks Mount Pleasant, Chicago and CCFA

Salma Ghanem said leaving Central Michigan University is bittersweet for her. She leaves July 31 to start at DePaul University in Chicago as dean of the College of Communication. Ghanem served as the dean of the College of Communication and […]
Academics / Administration / News / University

CMU officials, Faculty Association reach tentative agreement on five-year contract

Central Michigan University officials and the CMU Faculty Association have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract. Details of the contract have not been released per the bargaining process rules. The FA represents about 700 tenured and tenure-track […]
Administration / University

CMU extends faculty contract, more negotiations planned this week

Central Michigan University officials have extended the Faculty Association contract until July 15, according to a statement issued by University Communications on Monday. The current contract was set to expire June 30. The contract extension comes after a “marathon 17-hour […]
Administration / University

CMU officials reach agreements with two unions, faculty still negotiating

Central Michigan University officials and the Police Officers Association of Michigan ratified a three-year contract on Thursday. The contract is waiting to be signed by the union members. The new contract includes a two percent wage increase in the first year, a university contribution […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]

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