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Ray Christie, interim vp of CMU Global Campus (File photo).

CMU online Bachelor’s program ranked No. 1 in nation

Central Michigan University’s online undergraduate Bachelor’s program is ranked No. 1 in the nation, according to a surveypublished by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, CMU’s online graduate education programs for teachers and administrators is ranked third, whereas the online graduate business […]

Department sees $2.5 million reduction in funds

The host college of introductory math classes is projecting more than a $2.5 million decline in its budget this year as the number of incoming freshmen continues to shrink. The College of Science and Technology’s budget is down 4 percent […]

Tenure-line numbers at CMU ahead of the curve

Officials at Central Michigan University say non-tenured faculty members are still a minority at CMU, against a national trend that sees fewer tenure-line faculty members on campuses nationwide. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, 70 percent of instructors at […]
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Detroit bankruptcy has no effect on downtown Global Campus plans, location to be completed in winter

Detroit might have filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, but that isn’t changing Central Michigan University’s plans to construct a downtown Global Campus location. “The bankruptcy has not had an affect on our plans at all,” Ray Christie, interim vice president […]

Ray Christie appointed as interim vice president of Global Campus, taking over for Merodie Hancock

Vice Provost of Academic Administration Ray Christie has been appointed to the position of interim vice president of Central Michigan University’s Global Campus, taking over for the departing Merodie Hancock. Christie, whose interim appointment begins July 1, will be replacing […]

EDITORIAL: Central Michigan University’s $10 million lie

University President George Ross admitted more than $10 million of the Events Center’s funding came from Central Michigan University reserves during Tuesday afternoon’s Academic Senate meeting. “Look, if we fall short in our fundraising for the medical school, we will probably use […]
Dr. Ray Christie, vice provost of Academic Administration, testifies Wednesday in the Lake Huron room of the Bovee University Center. Christie's testimony was part of the fourth and last day of fact-finding sessions to resolve contract negotiations between CMU and FA. (Adam Niemi/Staff Photographer)

FA, CMU fact-finding concludes with standstill on salary issue

Fact-finder Barry Goldman has a six-inch high pile of evidence and hundreds of transcript pages to go through since hearings with Central Michigan University and the Faculty Association ended Wednesday. He expects to form his recommendations in 30 days at the earliest […]

EDITORIAL: Two sides to state of Central Michigan University

Editor’s note: This editorial has had the addition of University President Ross’ actual quote during the State of the University Address. “And the state of Central Michigan University is indeed strong.” These were the words of University President George Ross […]

University says FA wants $10 million over three-year deal

The university and Faculty Association cannot reach consensus on 17 items before signing their next three-year contract, according to the petition for fact finding the university submitted to the state. Some of the key issues leading to disagreement are compensation, […]

UPDATED: No wage changes until replacement of newly expired faculty contracts

CMU’s faculty contracts have expired. The Faculty Association, the union representing full-time faculty members, has met in bargaining sessions with university officials twice weekly since April. On Tuesday, a state mediator was brought in to help move bargaining sessions along.

Administration’s proposal to UTF considered unacceptable, will picket Monday

The Union of Teaching Faculty will picket next week to inform the campus of its grievances accrued in its efforts to secure greater job benefits. Union members are set to appear from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday outside the […]

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