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June 2012

Friday, June 29
How about a three-year B.A.? (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, June 28
Wayne State raises tuition 3.88% (Free Press)
Wayne State increases tuition 3.88 percent (Detroit News)
MSU, Detroit collaborate on work center for urban food technology (Detroit News)
MSU, Detroit agree on farm research plan (Free Press)
Feds should leave student loans alone (Detroit News)
Colleges move toward absolute ban on smoking (Oakland Press)
Guest commentary: A message to the class of 2025 (Free Press)

Wednesday, June 27
College boards turn to business-style approaches (Detroit News)
Ferris State University president describes reasons for a 2.5 percent tuition increase (Mlive)
Breakdown of state dollars heading to Western Michigan University from 2012-13 state budget (Mlive)
Governor signs $49B budget (Detroit News)
Wayne State students face nearly 4% hike in tuition and fees next school year (Free Press)
University Reinstates Its President (Wall Street Journal)
High-maintenance Generation Z heads to work (USA today)
Detroit, MSU moving forward on urban agriculture research campus (Free Press)

Tuesday, June 26
Ousted head of university is reinstated in Virginia (New York Times)
Oakland University offers lean engineering course (Oakland Press)
State universities, colleges get $300M for building projects (Free Press)

Monday, June 25
Fixing college (New York Times)
Michigan colleges go out of state for students (Free Press)
Online college, Fraser at odds on degrees (Detroit News)
Sports an integral part of girls' lives thanks to groundbreaking Title IX (Free Press)
Wall Street Journal Higher Education Issues (Wall Street Journal)
Bank deals for college ID debit cards draw criticism (Arizona Republic)
U.Va. dispute a 'teachable moment' (USA Today)

Saturday, June 23
MSU to hike tuition 3.5%, but officials say it isn't enough (Lansing State Journal)
MSU budget hikes tuition 3.5% (Detroit News)
MSU drops student health insurance requirement (Free Press)
Students deserve low rates, too (Free Press)
More Stringent Requirements Send Nurses Back to School (NY Times)
Oakland Robotics Association awarded several honors (Oakland Press)

Friday, June 22
U-M raises tuition 2.8% for 2012-13 school year (Free Press)
U-M increases in-state tuition by modest 2.8% (Detroit News)
College grads' skills fail to match needs of businesses (USA Today)

Thursday, June 21
Fraser to sue online college (Detroit News)

Wednesday, June 20
Men's basketball: Ralph Hill looking for redemption with Oakland (Oakland Press)
IT firms, colleges target jobs (Detroit News)
NASA effort led by U-M (Detroit News)
Survey shows Generation Z worries about finances (USA Today)

Tuesday, June 19
Debunking student loan myths (Detroit News)
Health care jobs driving Michigan (Detroit News)
Is Michigan higher ed headed for a shakeout? (Bridge)
Colleges' ROI more complicated than simple math (Bridge)

Monday, June 18
WSU grad creates app company – in spare time (Crain's)
Black Bears also have counting ability (Business Standard)
For progress, back higher ed (Crain's)

Sunday, June 17
OU grads win Woodrow Wilson teaching fellows (Oakland Press)
Applying oneself to writing the essay (Free Press)

Saturday, June 16
NBA draft: Reggie Hamilton is a scoring machine (The Hoops Report)

Friday, June 15
Commentary: Michigan pols fail to invest in research universities (Detroit News)
Local college hoops coaches like change to rule on texting recruits (Free Press)
How to improve college student aid disclosure (The Washington Post)
Universities Feel the Heat Amid Cuts (Wall Street Journal)
Boosting paychecks without a degree (Oakland Press)

Thursday, June 14
House passes bill named for student kicked out of EMU for refusing to counsel gay client (Ann
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship program helps Western Michigan University rethink its teaching-training programs (MLive)

Wednesday, June 13
MSU to cut off alumni email (Detroit News)
McHugh: A return to 'business as usual' in Lansing? (Detroit News)
Lansing Community College set for 2.5% tuition increase (Lansing State Journal)
Student Loans and Double Standards (Wall Street Journal)
The College Graduate as Collateral (NY Times)

Tuesday, June 12
Saginaw Valley State boosts tuition 3.9% (Detroit News)
Saginaw Valley OKs 3.9% tuition boost (Free Press)
Beaumont's success fuels medical brain drain (Bridge)
Michigan gets med-school boom, doctor bust (Bridge)
Symposium at OCC on Saturday will focus on Pontiac (Oakland Press)
Searchable database makes comparing college costs easier (USA Today)

Monday, June 11
In Detroit, new school's 1st graduates set their sites on college (Free Press)
U.S. plan allows students to consolidate loans at lower interest rate (Detroit News)
10 universities commit to more financial aid data (Detroit News)
Gunman sought in killings near Auburn University (Detroit News)
Stores make call on selling synthetic pot (Crain's)
Ignore the debt hype. College is a great investment (CNN Money)
EMU contract negotiations: Employees say low raises, increased benefit costs may result in pay reduction (Ann
New Course in College Costs (Wall Street Journal)
Law Schools Apply the Brakes (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, June 10
OU athletics looking for more space as university expands (Oakland Press)
Light, Truth and Whatever (NY Times)

Saturday, June 9
Value of college goes beyond career training -- just ask my kids (Julie Mack column) (MLive)

Friday, June 8
Police cuts loom as Detroit struggles to curb violence (Detroit News)
College degree no guarantee, but those without say their situation worse (MLive)

Thursday, June 7
Career Services for the Executive Set (Wall Street Journal)
Forget B-School, D-School is Hot (Wall Street Journal)
Yale Redefines Global (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, June 6
Hargraves to OU (Oakland Press)
State budget has proper priorities (Detroit News)
Much interference, little support for higher education (Free Press)
Student debt: What's been driving college costs so high, anyway? (Christian Science Monitor)
Brian Dickerson: GOP shows universities who's boss (Free Press)
Michigan bill would protect passwords from prying employers (Detroit News)
Leaders strive to place MSU among nation's elite athletic programs (Detroit News)
Marlins draft Oakland University's Hayden Fox in 21st round (Detroit News)

Tuesday, June 5
How much you pay now depends on what you study (USA Today)
Biden and College Presidents Talk About Paying the Bills (NY Times)
Grand Rapids, Detroit losing race to gain college graduates (MLive)

Monday, June 4
Changing the Economics of Education (Wall Street Journal)
Big Changes in College Health Plans (Wall Street Journal)
Number of college grads in Michigan metro areas nearly triples since 1970, but state lags behind (MLive)
Grand Rapids Community College and Western Michigan University create transfer student partnership (MLive)
State Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, vocal about removing politics from a higher-education funding, helped WMU secure a unique $200,000 grant last year (MLive)
UM supports 2 suits backing grad student unionizing (Crain's)
$1B-plus construction tab: A peek inside 9 planned or proposed projects at University of Michigan (Ann
Grand Rapids, Detroit losing race to gain college graduates (Bridge)
Crain's Detroit Business Education Edition (Crain's)

Sunday, June 3
College, loans and the road to success (Oakland Press)
Teaching jobs few for new grads (Free Press)
OU site for meeting on Clinton River watershed (Free Press)

Saturday, June 2
OU trustee pleads no contest to sexual misconduct charges (Oakland Press)
Student health mandate may limit MSU tuition (Detroit News)
MSU's health insurance requirement could restrict tuition increase (Detroit News)
GVSU gets state funding boost, but was in line for bigger increase (MLive)

Friday, June 1
Student Debt Rises by 8% As College Tuitions Climb (Wall Street Journal)
California Cuts Threaten the Status of Universities (NY Times)
Michigan State braces for impacts of Republicans' higher education funding plan (MLive)
G.I. Jobs names Western Michigan University as 'military friendly' school (MLive)