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July 2012

Tuesday, July 31
Another tuition increase being considered at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
Lawrence Tech graduates earn Metro Detroit's highest return on college investment (Oakland Press)
WSU tenure is about politics, not finances (Free Press)
Economy Tests Harvard (Wall Street Journal)
Oakland University basketball coach Greg Kampe supports 'Coaches for Cancer' (Click on Detroit)

Monday, July 30
Mich. Tech opens new research center (Detroit News)
Mary Kramer: Faculty talks test Wayne State board (Crain's)
MSU to improve bike offerings (Detroit News)
Obama Gives It Another College Try (Wall Street Journal)
More Law Schools Haggle on Scholarships (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, July 29
Now that's a hug! (Oakland Press)

Saturday, July 28
Teacher tenure must adapt to university realities (Free Press)
Court: MSU student who yelled over ticket cannot be charged (Lansing State Journal)
Doctor Shortage Likely to Worsen With Health Law (NY Times)
County taking steps to fill expected worker shortages before they occur in 2020 (Oakland Press)
OU camp focuses on career preparation (Daily Tribune)
Pay increases for administrators, faculty, plus more student financial aid, included in WMU's 2012-13 budget (MLive)

Friday, July 27
The bullying of Penn State (Detroit News)
Susan Tompor: Student loan debt threatens graduates' financial future (Free Press)
Colorado judge bars release of movie theater suspect's university records (Free Press)
Private Tuition Tax Break Nears End (NY Times)

Thursday, July 26
Few jobs for new teachers as veterans retain posts (Detroit News)
OU receives Telly Award for new television advertising campaign (Oakland Press)
Tuition at WMU to increase 3.9% (Free Press)
Why GVSU is the 'gold standard' for faculty and staff fundraising (MLive)
WMU to borrow up to $8.5 million for Western View student housing expansion (MLive)

Wednesday, July 25
Oakland University researchers trying to beat breast cancer (Oakland Press)
Dakota grad pitches in the Gulf Coast League (Daily Tribune)
Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) Collaborates on Second Midwest Conference on Stem Cell Biology and Therapy, Oct. 5-7 at Oakland University (PR Newswire)
Western Michigan University students 'not surprised' by growing tuition costs trustees approve 3.91 percent increase (MLive)
WMU School of Medicine operations taking form; trustees approve borrowing up to $30 million for downtown building (MLive)
At Freshman Orientation, Helping Mom and Dad Let Go (Wall Street Journal)
Penn State, Duke and Integrity (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, July 24
Wayne State, faculty clash over proposal to alter tenure (Free Press)
WSU tenure plan seen as sticking point in labor talks (Detroit News)
How Extraordinary is OU? This Award-Winning TV Ad Tells All About It (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
You Don't Owe That (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, July 23
Prof with history of sexual harassment to stay at EMU (Free Press)
Lessons on student credit, debit cards (Detroit News)
Study: Private student loans parallel subprime (Detroit News)
Sex offender sues college for expelling him (Detroit News)
Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast with ... Terri Orbuch (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)
Tough Times for Colleges - and College Towns (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, July 22
Education Life Section (NY Times)

Saturday, July 21
OU's Figure Skating Club hosting bowling fundraiser to cover costs (Oakland Press)
Roy Wilbanks: EMU 'Regents had to protect' university with Susan Martin letter (Ann

Friday, July 20
What's so good about being selfless? (Washington Times)
Buyer beware: Why judge dismissed federal lawsuit against Cooley Law School (MLive)
Doctor Pay and Social Priorities (Wall Street Journal)
University of Michigan board approves designs for $122M in ongoing construction (Ann Arbor)

Thursday, July 19
A revolution in Ann Arbor is led from the corner office (Bridge)
U-M researchers to study entrepreneurship (Free Press)
Rochester's Biggest-Ever Group Hug? It's Planned Friday at Meadow Brook (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
Central Michigan University official discusses ways to solve doctor shortage in rural Michigan (MLive)
GRCC launching new tactic to raise money that doesn't involve tuition (MLive)
University of Michigan board approves designs for $122M in ongoing construction (Ann Arbor)
Making college affordable: five ways that states, schools are trying to help (Christian Science Monitor)
Tapping Tech to Cap Tuition (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, July 17
Students, families, seek ways to trim college costs (USA Today)
Michigan universities face hostile financial, political circumstances (Bridge)
Martin, EMU can move past incident (Crain's)
EMU president's troubles reflect corporate challenges (Crain's)
Women's basketball: Former Oakland forward Jenna Bachrouche on the move (Oakland Press)
Some vets feeling shorted by the Army College Fund (USA Today)
Contestants in Meadow Brook Hall "Hug The Hall" use a variety of guesses and analysis in entries (Oakland Press)
Schools to Offer Free Classes Online (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, July 16
Oakland University fights against obesity (Oakland Press)
Now that the truth's out, what now for Penn State? (Oakland Press)
Fed plan reduces student loan repayments (Detroit News)
Ensure graduate school is for you (Free Press)
Some Schools Cut Student Grants, Scholarships (Wall Street Journal)
EMU president's troubles reflect corporate challenges (Crain's)
Martin, EMU can move past incident (Crain's)
Rising tuition forces spending cuts (USA Today)
Some vets feeling shorted by the Army College Fund (USA Today)

Sunday, July 15
How many people would it take to hug Meadow Brook Hall? Guesses flow in, ranging from 800 to 4,176 (Oakland Press)

Saturday, July 14
Former Oakland University provost already finding positives as president of Lawrence Tech (Oakland Press)
University says would-be assassin was never admitted (Oakland Press)
Grand Valley to hike tuition 3.7% (Free Press)

Friday, July 13
Oakland University's housing overbooked for the fall (Click on Detroit)
EMU prez must come clean on drinking (Detroit News)
Full dorms this fall will have OU housing students at hotel (Fox Detroit)

Thursday, July 12
Meadow Brook needs a hug (Oakland Press)
EMU president says she will get counseling (Free Press)
EMU's Martin agrees to get counseling (Detroit News)

Wednesday, July 11
EMU: President warned about drinking and her conduct after argument at bar (Free Press)
EMU to president: Deal with drinking or be fired (Detroit News)
Oakland trio earns All-America honors (Oakland Press)
Local graduates win $2,500 district scholarships (Oakland Press)
OU students start gaming biz with Realm of Agennul party Thursday (Detroit News)
OU student-owned firm holds Kickstarter party (Detroit News)

Tuesday, July 10
Michigan could decide 2012 election (Detroit News)
Michigan needs educational leaders, transformers (Oakland Press)
Oakland University Incubator Focuses on Cleantech, Outreach (Xconomy)

Monday, July 9
Those who voted no on tuition hikes speaking up (Free Press)
More pursuing college certificates (Detroit News)
Reduce smoking by any means necessary (Oakland Press)

Sunday, July 8
'College-for-all' crusade doing more harm than good (Oakland Press)

Friday, July 6
Former OU athletes look back on their pathways to success (Oakland Press)
GVSU to change how it celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLive)

Thursday, July 5
Business Schools Short on Diversity (Wall Street Journal)
A New Market for Schools (Wall Street Journal)
Debt buries American dream (USA Today)
For Dean of Irish Business Schools, The Road Ahead Is an Uneasy One (Wall Street Journal)
Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies officially merged into WMU School of Medicine (MLive)
Increasing demand in health care prompts EMU to add physician assistant master's program (Ann

Wednesday, July 4
Golden Grizzlies get PF McCune (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, July 3
Oakland taking a chance on latest transfer from West Virginia (Oakland Press)

Monday, July 2
Fulbright scholar, OU engineers team up for robot design (Oakland Press)
Achievement gaps must be closed (Detroit News)

Sunday, July 1
Aptitude tests fail to fully assess college readiness (Free Press)
Cooley Law School dedicates statue (Oakland Press)
OCC signs virtual cultural exchange agreement with college in India (Oakland Press)