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Wednesday, December 17
   Student conference gives a ‘balanced’ take on accounting (C&G)

Friday, December 5
   OU School of Nursing to offer programs at Focus HOPE in Detroit (Oakland Press)

Thursday, December 4
   New Oakland University president George Hynd speaks to Rochester Rotary (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, December 2
   Oakland University School of Nursing and Focus: HOPE sign 5-year partnership (
   Oakland University Moving Nursing ConEd Programs to Focus: HOPE (dBusiness)

Monday, December 1
   Oakland University School of Nursing and Focus: HOPE sign 5-year partnership (

Wednesday, November 12
   Student Retention, Graduation Rates Up At Oakland University (

Thursday, October 30
   Oakland U building first fire science lab in Midwest (MetroMode)

Wednesday, October 29
   Oakland University alums in Fraser Schools see positive impact of iPad learning (

Monday, October 27
   Oakland University plans construction for unique Fire Safety Lab (Automation Alley)

Wednesday, October 22
   Oakland University names Nicole Wells Stallworth Assistant VP for Gov't and Community Relations (Michigan Chronicle)

Tuesday, October 21
   Stallworth named assistant VP for Government and Community Relations at Oakland University (
   Stallworth named assistant VP for Government and Community Relations at Oakland University (Automation Alley)

Friday, October 17
   New Oakland University president"s goals include more on-campus housing, medical research (Oakland Press)

Monday, October 13
   Dawn Aubry appointed OU's interim Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Director of Admissions (Automation Alley)

Thursday, October 9
   Medical students learn how to identify and help victims of human trafficking (

Wednesday, October 8
   Jobs Landed - Betty J. Youngblood (OC Prosper)

Tuesday, October 7
   Oakland University deemed a "Military Friendly School" for 6th consecutive year (
   Oakland deemed a "Military Friendly School" for sixth consecutive year (Automation Alley)

Thursday, October 2
   OU starts year with new president, campus construction (Crain's Detroit Business)

Tuesday, September 16
   New President of Oakland University on Campus Culture & Challenges (WDET Detroit)

Thursday, September 11
   OU To Unveil Spectacular New Engineering Center (Technology Century)

Wednesday, September 10
   Crestmark's Tull Named to Oakland University Board of Trustees (ABL Advisor)
   Meadow Brook Writing Project graduates new teacher consultants (Oakland Press)
   Expanding the world, minds through Mandarin (C&G Newspapers)

Tuesday, September 9
   Crestmark CEO Named to Oakland University Board of Trustees (dBusiness)
   Oakland University Honors College celebrates new facilities, welcomes largest class ever (Automation Alley)

Thursday, September 4
   Forbes ranks OU among America's Top Colleges (Forbes Magazine)

Monday, September 1
   Aramark contract at Oakland University hindered by prison infractions (Free Press)

Sunday, August 31
   Q&A: Heitsch offers thoughts, plans for schools (Observer & Eccentric)
   OU starts year with new president, campus construction (Free News

Friday, August 29
   Oakland University welcomes 20,400 fall students (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, August 27
   Oakland University starts school year with new president, new dorm (Crain's Detroit Business)

Tuesday, August 26
   UM soars, MSU doesn't on freshmen test scores (Bridge Magazine)

Monday, August 25
   IN BRIEF: OU names new assistant dean (Oakland Press)

Sunday, August 24
   New Oakland University President George Hynd puts focus on brand identity (Free Press)

Tuesday, August 19
   People Watch column (University Business)
   Oakland University elects new Chair and Vice Chair (Automation Alley)

Monday, August 18
   Oakland University Board of Trustees elects new chair, vice chair (WDIV Detroit)

Friday, August 15
   New chair, 2 new trustees appointed to OU board (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, August 12
   Kindness curriculum builds doctors (Hillsdale Daily News)

Tuesday, July 29
   Beaumont turns to 'kindness curriculum' as schools target doctor shortage (Detroit News)

Wednesday, July 23
   Joey Travolta to host fund-raiser for people with special needs (Oakland Press)
   OU Simulation Lab Allows Nursing Students Hands-On Training (CBS)
   Beaumont, Oakwood, Botsford merger approval could come in fall (C&G)

Sunday, July 20
   Carol Cain: Crisis sharpens focus in fixing Detroit (Free Press)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
   New Oakland University president George Hynd to earn $400K a year (Oakland Press)
   New OU president to earn $400,000 per year (Free Press)
   New OU president to earn $400,000 per year (Crain's)
   OU names new president (C&G Newspapers)

Sunday, July 13, 2014
   Q&A with George Hynd, Oakland University (Crain's)

Saturnday, July 12, 2014
   Oakland University students, faculty look to new president for fresh perspective (Detroit News)

Friday, July 11, 2014
   Autistic Young Adults Train In The Movie Business (WWNO)
   Oakland University to finalize new president's contract soon (Macomb Daily)

Thursday, July 10, 2014
   New Oakland U. president appointed (
   Board of Trustees appoints George W. Hynd as Oakland Unviersity's new president (Automation Alley)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Beaumont, Texas)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Fairfield, Conn.)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Greenwich Times)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Midland Daily News)

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
   Oakland University board of trustees selects George W. Hynd as school's next president (Indiana Daily Journal)
   Oakland University board of trustees selects George W. Hynd as school's next president (Erie Times-News)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Fort Mill Times)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Fox32 - Cadillac)
   Oakland University taps George Hynd as new school president (Free Press)
   Oakland University board of trustees selects George W. Hynd as school's next president (Greenfield Daily Reporter)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Ludington Daily news)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Myrtle Beach Online)
   Oakland University appoints George Hynd next president (Macomb Daily)
   Oakland University appoints George Hynd next president (Morning Sun)
   Oakland University names George Hynd as president (Oakland Press)
   Oakland University appoints George Hynd as new school president (Post & Courrier, Charleston, S.C.)
   Oakland University board of trustees selects George W. Hynd as school's next president (Pendleton Times-Post)
   Oakland University board of trustees selects George W. Hynd as school's next president (The Republic)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (San Francisco Gate)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Sumter Item)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Tampa Bay Tribune)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (Ventura County Star)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (WBTV - Charlotte, NC)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (WCBD – Mount Pleasant, S.C.)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (WCIV)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (WCSC)
   Oakland University names new president (WDIV)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (WGVU – Grand Rapids)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (WJRT - Flint)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (WMBF – Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
   Oakland University selects Hynd as president (WWTV – Traverse City)
   Oakland University appoints George Hynd as new school president (WXYZ)

Sunday, July 6, 2014
   Leader of national charter schools group calls for stronger accountability in Michigan (Free Press)

Thursday, July 3, 2014
   Oakland University hosts final of three presidential candidate forums (Oakland Press)

Thursday, June 26, 2014
   Oakland University hosts second of three presidential candidate forums (Oakland Press)

Wedensday, June 11, 2014
   Master of Science in Engineering Management Program to Offer New Concentration in Energy Management (4 Traders)

Friday, May 30, 2014
   Four new courses planned for Industrial and Systems Engineering at OU (Patch)
   Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Oakland University to offer 4 new courses for students and engineering professionals (Automation Alley)
   CSUS names new dean for engineering/computer science college (Sacramento Bee)
   Oakland University dean named to lead UO libraries (University of Oregon)

Friday, May 23, 2014
   Oakland University professor researches genetically modified food GMOs (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
   Novak earns Matilda R. Wilson Award (Oakland Press)
   On a mission: Nursing alumni find call to heal in Africa (Noodls)
   FEV North America, Inc. Announces Winners of 2014 FEV Powertrain Development Award (WTHR)

Friday, May 16, 2014
   Summer course focuses on crisis intervention, prevention of self-harm (Noodls)

Monday, May 5, 2014
   Arab-American youth focus of Oakland U nursing school grant (Oakland County Prosper)
   Anton receives honorary doctorate degree from Oakland University (Macomb Daily)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
   OU hosts 350 area teens for leadership conference (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
   OU Honors College student wins prestigious Fulbright Award (Automation Alley)

Monday, April 28, 2014
   Oakland University School of Education faculty make the honor roll (Patch)

Friday, April 25, 2014
   Oakland University hosts Student Leadership Conference for 350+ students from 50+ Oakland County schools (Automation Alley)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
   Partnership teaches medical students to interact with patients with disabilities (Automation Alley)

Friday, April 18, 2014
   Dearborn-based health program targets obesity prevention in Arab youth (Arab American News)

Thursday, April 17, 2014
   Arab-American youth focus of Oakland U nursing school grant (Metro Media)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
   Birmingham high school students learn engineering concepts at Oakland University (Oakland Press)

Monday, April 14, 2014
   Oakland University School of Nursing awarded nearly $73,000 for Arab American health project (Automation Alley)

Friday, April 11, 2014
   OU professor’s iBook series promotes inclusion in music class (

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
   OU students prepare for medical mission to Nicaragua (Oakland Press)

Thursday, March 20, 2014
   Donation boosts OU's industrial robotics and automation programs (Metro Mode)

Friday, March 14, 2014
   OU School of Engineering and Computer Science recipient of $50,000 gift (Automation Alley)

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014
   Oakland University's Camp RN gives middle school students a dose of nursing experience (OC Prosper)

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014
   Oakland University sees record attendance for Engineering and Computer Science Day (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
   Avondale Academyʼs Virtual School moves to new University Center (C&G)

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2014
   University Drive reopens over I-75 after temporary bridge fix (Free Press)

Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
   Charter schools mushroom in Oakland County over 20 years (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014
   OU conference advocates for supportive environment for gays and lesbians (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
   How Michigan's colleges and universities rank on tough new teacher certification tests (Mlive)

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014
   2 Michigan teachers receive presidential honors in math, science (Free Press)

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014
   Obama Recognizes OU Instructor With Presidential Award for Excellence (Rochester Patch)
   OU prof honored by President Obama (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Nov. 16
   Nationally-recognized Flint mentor starts Oakland University scholarship for Genesee County students (Mlive)

Monday, Oct. 31
   Where should an aspiring teacher go to college? Nobody knows (Mlive)

Wednesday, Oct. 9
   Downton Abbey college courses now available (Vanity Fair)

Thursday, Oct. 3
   Michigan superintendent salutes partnership between OU, Avondale Schools (Detroit News)

Monday, Sept. 16
   'Downton Abbey' class at Oakland University finds gateway to history at Meadow Brook Hall (Free Press)

Friday, Sept. 6
   Oakland University enrollment reaches record high (Oakland Press)
   Oakland University expects enrollment to top 20,000 for the first time (Crain's)
   Oakland University expects enrollment to top 20,000 (Free Press)
   Bridge Magazine: Graduation gap between black and white students in Michigan grows (Free Press)

Wednesday, Aug. 29
   A Changing Oakland U. (Jewish News)
   Oakland University appoints new dean to School of Education (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Aug. 15
   Former Oakland University president Gary Russi involved in car accident days before announcing retirement (Oakland Press)
   Gary Russi, former Oakland University president, gets more than $300,000 after he resigns (Huffington Post)

Wednesday, Aug. 14
   Ex-Oakland University president getting nearly $300,000 in deferred salary (Crain's)
   Oakland U. prez violates contract, collectes $330,000 (Education News)
   Region: Former Oakland University president receiving nearly $300K in retirement - and an ipad (C and G News)

Tuesday, Aug. 13
   Former Oakland University president Gary Russi getting nearly $300,000 in compensation (Oakland Press)
   Oakland University to pay ex-president $230K in deferred compensation (Free Press)
   Former Oakland U. president getting nearly $300,000 in compensation, other benefits (Daily Journal)
   Oakland U. pays bonus its ex-president didn't earn (Inside Higher Ed)

Wednesday, Aug. 7
   Biz prof leaves MSU to become dean at OU School of Business Administration (Crain's)

Tuesday, Aug. 6
   Stephen Henderson: Lansing must make stand for open, accountable government (Free Press)

Thursday, Aug. 1
   Oakland University's Gary Russi leaves legacy of expansion (Oakland Press)
   Oakland University interim dean steps down; Search begins for a replacement (Oakland Press)

Monday, July 29
   Oakland University faculty members who self-plagiarized received promotions (Oakland Press)

Friday, July 26
   Oakland University Board of Trustees approved promotions of two self-plagarizing faculty (Oakland Press)
   State of Michigan: Snyder makes appointments, reappointments to the Farm Produce Insurance Company (CBS Detroit)
   After reports about ex-coach, Oakland University's leader says school committed to diversity (Daily Reporter)

Thursday, July 25
   OU president addresses allegations about former coach (Macomb Daily)

Monday, July 22
   Oakland University personnel turnover continues (Oakland Press)
   Not clear whether OU president, coach's relationship violated university rules (Oakland Press)

Monday, July 15
   Auburn Hills honors former Oakland University president Gary Russi (Oakland Press)
   At least 30 charter schools set to open around state, including five in Oakland County (Oakland Press)

Friday, July 12
   New Oakland University president: 'No crisis here' (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, July 9
   Pawley resigns from OU board; Ric DeVore named in his place (Free Press)

Wednesday, July 3
   Gov. Snyder names PNC exec Rick DeVore to Oakland University board (Crain's)
   Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder appoints bank exec to Oakland University Board (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, June 26
   College Prelaw Summer Institute proves successful for fourth year (Legal News)

Monday, June 24
   Russi, Francis made huge impact on OU community - Guest Opinion (Oakland Press)
   OU Dismissal: Coach Beckie Francis canned for "malfeasance" (Deadline Detroit)
   Oakland says women's coach Beckie Francis was fired for cause (Detroit News)
   Despite pay raises and glowing reviews, OU says Francis fired with cause (Free Press)
   Oakland University says women's basketball coach Beckie Francis fired for cause (Oakland Press)
   Oakland says Beckie Francis fired with cause (USA Today)
   Oakland head coach fired due to misconduct that led to internal review (
   Oakland University says women's basketball coach Beckie Francis fired over undisclosed conduct (Washington Post)

Thursday, June 20
   Mystery surrounds departure of Oakland University President Gary Russi and wife Beckie Francis (Oakland Press)
   Russi retires from Oakland University's top spot (C and G)

Monday, June 17
   OU, Cooley plan helps students earn degree faster (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, June 12
   Oakland U. president steps down the same day wife goes (CBS Detroit)
   Gary Russi steps down as Oakland University president, wife fired as basketball coach (Free Press)
   Oakland University President Gary Russi announces retirement; women's basketball coach Beckie Francis relieved of her position (Oakland Press)
   Beckie Francis is "relieved of her position" as Oakland University basketball coach (MLive)
   Beckie Francis out as Oakland women's basketball coach (Free Press)
   Oakland University president retires, wife removed as basketball coach (Detroit News)
   Oakland fires women's basketball coach Beckie Francis (Detroit News)

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
   New provost named at Oakland University (Free Press)
   OU appoints former Wayne State music chair to senior VP, provost position (Crain's)

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
   Graduates, Your Ambition Is the Problem (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
   OU's Snyder, VP of student affairs, retires after 19 years (Crain's)

Monday, May 6, 2013
   Lawrence Tech signs agreement with Chinese University (Oakland Press)
   Grand Valley State opens outreach center in downtown Detroit (Detroit News)

Thursday, May 2, 2013
   As Professors Become Brands, B-Schools Lose a Lock on Them (Wall Street Journal)
   Business Schools Know How You Think, but How Do You Feel? (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
   MSU's deferred enrollment policy frustrates some students (Detroit News)

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
   OU's Snyder, VP of student affairs, retires after 19 years (Crain's)
   OU student affairs VP Mary Beth Snyder retires (Detroit News)

Monday, April 29, 2013
   Oakland University expands its reach (Detroit News)
   The Diploma's Vanishing Value (Wall Street Journal)
   Doors open for more online college credits (USA Today)

Saturday, April 27, 2013
   Sen. Stabenow encourages Oakland U. students to make a difference (Detroit News)
   Senator Stabenow to speak today at OU commencement (Oakland Press)

Friday, April 19, 2013
   Who will fill Coleman void as U-M president? (Free Press)
   Editorial: U-M's Coleman has been a leader worth hailing (Free Press)
   Coleman leaves lasting mark on university (Detroit News)

Sunday, April 14, 2013
   Top Colleges, Please Recruit More Veterans (NY Times)

Thursday, April 11, 2013
   Roeper Names New Middle School Director (Birmingham Patch)
   Open house planned at community college (Detroit News)

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
   You Got In; Now, Please Come (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
   What do you do with a B.A. in English? (USA Today)
   The Golf Shot Heard Round the Academic World (Wall Street Journal)
   B-School Accrediting Body Retools Standards (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, April 5, 2013
   Cooley exploring affiliation with Western (Lansing State Journal)

Thursday, April 4, 2013
   Essay-Grading Software Offers Professors a Break (NY Times)
   The Practical University (NY Times)
   Chinese Deluge U.S. Master's Programs (Wall Street Journal)
   Hong Kong School Joined the Elite Fast (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, April 1, 2013
   Engineering Center Slated to Attract Best in Faculty, Students to Oakland (Oakland Tech News)
   To (All) the Colleges That Rejected Me (Wall Street Journal)
   More colleges break the news to would-be students online (Washington Post)

Sunday, March 31, 2013
   OU, Avondale partner to aid students, future teachers (Oakland Press)
   Resurrecting California's Public Universities (NY Times)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
   County students can learn about college, careers at event (Oakland Press)
   University: Student posed as faculty in email messages (Free Press)

Monday, March 25, 2013
   Final candidates in Oakland provost search withdraw from consideration (Oakland Press)

Sunday, March 24, 2013
   Waterford elementary teacher finds happiness in career (Oakland Press)

Friday, March 22, 2013
   Should community colleges drop the word 'community' from their name? (MLive)
   Kalamazoo Promise offers lessons for Michigan on college access and readiness (MLive)

Thursday, March 21, 2013
   EMU sued for not funding abortion display (Free Press)

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
   Minority Groups Remain Outnumbered at Teaching Programs, Study Reports (NY Times)
   Better Colleges Failing to Lure Talented Poor (NY Times)

Saturday, March 16, 2013
   Ex-OU student suspended over racy essay sues, says civil rights violated (Detroit News)
   Hot for Teacher essayist sues OU for $2.2M (Free Press)
   'Hot for Teacher' student sues OU (Oakland Press)

Friday, March 15, 2013
   Oakland University sued by Joseph Corlett for suspension over 'Hot for Teacher' journal entry (Huffington Post)
   Oakland University sued for suspending writing student (Michigan Radio)
   Oakland University sued for suspending writing student over 'Hot for Teacher' essay (WXYZ)
   Student suspended over 'Hot for Teacher' essay sues Oakland University (CBS Local)

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
   Colorado school names conservative-studies professor (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
   Harvard explains secret e-mail search (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, March 11, 2013
   Some grads face longer odds (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, March 10, 2013
   Harvard search of e-mail stuns its faculty members (New York Times)
   Get smarter or fall behind (Free Press)
   How to shop for college (New York Times)

Thursday, March 7, 2013
   Another school, union reach tentative five-year contract (Detroit News)
   U-M's graduate writing program gets $50M gift (Detroit News)
   Wayne State to start interviewing candidates for university president this month (Detroit News)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
   Chinese students come to Oxford to teach language (Oakland Press)

Monday, March 4, 2013
   Michigan Community Colleges take first step toward offering some four-year degrees (Oakland Press)

Sunday, March 3, 2013
   Data Crunchers Now the Cool Kids on Campus (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013
   Grade pointless average? Most colleges don't care about GPAs (USA Today)

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013
   Wayne State pact sparks right-to-work questions (Free Press)
   New path to associate's degree for Michigan community college students (Lansing State Journal)

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013
   Adults Are Flocking to College That Paved Way for Flexibility (NY Times)

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
   OU to award 16 scholarships to help aspiring engineers succeed (Prosper)
   Is a student from China taking my kid's college slot? (Bridge)
   University of Michigan governing board approves library director, provost and law school appointments (Ann Arbor)
   Outgoing Michigan State Provost Kim Wilcox a finalist for University of Wisconsin chancellorship (MLive)

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013
   MSU, LCC unions discussing contract extensions before right-to-work laws hit (Lansing State Journal)
   Universities Abroad Join Partnerships on the Web (NY Times)

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013
   Editorial: Grading universities will improve performance (Detroit News)
   WSU faculty union nears contract to beat back right to work (Detroit News)

Monday, Feb. 18, 2013
   Teacher unions race to ratify contracts (Detroit News)
   William Bennett: STEM-deficient education holds back nation's economy (Free Press)

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013
   In China, Families Bet It All on College for Their Children (NY Times)
   Online Battle Over Sacred Scrolls, Real-World Consequences (NY Times)
   Web Classes Grapple With Stopping Cheats (Wall Street Journal)
   Campus Clampdowns on Free Speech Flunk THeir Legal Test (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013
   CMU considers Detroit expansion (Detroit News)
   College: A smart investment (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
   Charter schools authorized by DPS found to be among worst-performing statewide (Free Press)

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013
   WSU faculty contracts could be near, but wages unresolved (Free Press)
   College credit recommended for free online courses (Detroit News)
   Big MOOC Coursera Moves Closer to Academic Acceptance (Wall Street Journal)
   Extra Help for Foreign M.B.A.s (Wall Street Journal)
   Does an 'A' in Ethics Have Any Value? (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
   WSU to sell $92M in bonds to fund buildings in Midtown, Warren (Crain's)

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013
   U-M's new general counsel tells faculty his job is to represent the university and help it avoid risk (Ann Arbor)
   Changing by degrees: Law allowing some new bachelor's programs has community colleges eyeing possibilities (Crain's)

Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013
   Texas fight highlights higher ed culture clash (Detroit News)
   Retooling schooling: Colleges add lures as they fish a smaller student pool (Crain's)

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013
   OU offers IT program at Mount Clemens (Macomb Daily)
   Wayne State faculty union racing clock for a deal before right-to-work takes effect (Free Press)
   Crop of New Law Schools Opens Amid a Lawyer Glut (Wall Street Journal)
   Harvard Punishes Dozens of Students for Cheating (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
   WSU faculty wants deal before right to work starts (Detroit News)
   New University of Michigan provost considered 'visionary' by peers (Ann Arbor)
   Law Schools' Applications Fall as Costs Rise and Jobs Are Cut (NY Times)

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013
   Lansing Community College spring semester enrollment declines (MLive)
   Credit for Internships: Is It Due? (NY Times)

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013
   Take the Survey: Rochester College or Rochester University (The Sheild)

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013
   Governor's appointees step into their new role on college boards (Free Press)
   New regents learn balance between goals, college needs (Free Press)
   UM-Flint online nursing graduate program called third best in nation (MLive)
   Financial Times ranks Michigan State Broad College of Business MBA program best in U.S.,  No. 2 globally for placement success (MLive)
   Too soon to cheer rise in high-school grad rates (USA Today)

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013
   Revolution Hits the Universities (NY Times)

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013
   College Degree, No CLass Time Required (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013
   Liberal arts colleges are losing their value (Oakland Press)
   College leaders: Focus on ensuring students get degrees (Washington Post)
   How America's Top Colleges Reflect (and Massively Distort) the Country's Racial Evolution (The Atlantic)
   To Raise Graduation Rate, Colleges Are Urged to Help a Changing Student Body (NY Times)

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
   Public Universities to Offer Free Online Classes for Credit (NY Times)
   Focus on teaching our teachers (Detroit News)
   Avondale, OU to open new laboratory school this fall (C & G News)
   Colleges Overproducing Elementary Teachers, Data Finds (Education Week)

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
   State fails higher education test (Detroit News)

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013
   A restructuring Oakland Community College creates new positions (Oakland Press)
   Putting college in reach for Michigan foster children (Bridge)

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
   Next Made-in-China Boom: College Graduates (NY Times)

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013
   College still good investment (USA Today)
   Saudi students flood U.S. for English class (USA Today)
   The Rise of the Accreditor as Big Man on Campus (Wall Street Journal)

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013
   Oakland University adds 'Downton Abbey' class, complete with tea and scones (

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013
   University of Michigan regents to forgo public meeting for California trip (USA Today)

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013
   University focuses on improving the learning experience of students (Oakland Press)
   Where the action is in higher education (Washington Post)
   Benefits of College Degree in Recession Are Outlined (NY Times)
   Colleges' physical education requirements lose muscle (USA Today)

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013
   New president named at OCC Auburn Hills Campus (Oakland Press)
   Higher ed: Dean to climb Mt. Whitney (Free Press)

Monday, Jan. 7, 2013
   Mich-cellaneous: CMU accreditation (Crain's)
   Beating America's College Crisis (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013
   How to Choose a College (Wall Street Journal)
   Local higher education unions gross $6.9M a year but brace for lower revenues after right-to-work passage (Ann Arbor)
   Students Rush to Web Classes, but Profits May Be Much Later (NY Times)
   Don't Let Math Pull the Wool Over Your Eyes (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Jan. 4, 2013
   WSU president's tenure marked by change, progress (Detroit News)
   New president named at Oakland Community College campus in Auburn Hills (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013
   Is a University of Michigan education a good value? Ranking reports yes (Ann

Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013
   Online Courses Look for a Business Model (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Dec. 30
   Liberal arts colleges forced to evolve with market (MLive)

Saturday, Dec. 29
   Colleges Rise as They Reject (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Dec. 28
   Dean's List: Hiring spree fattens college bureaucracy - and tuition (Wall Street Journal)
   The Hidden Revolution in Online Learning (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Dec. 23
   Michigan 2-year colleges now can offer bachelor's degrees (Detroit News)
   U-M regents heading to California to meet with donors (Free Press)
   Rick Haglund: Decreasing college dropout rate is crucial to Michigan's economic future (MLive)

Thursday, Dec. 20
   2-year colleges await 4-year plan (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Dec. 19
   More students are taking community college courses while in high school (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Dec. 16
   GVSU making presence felt in Detroit (Free Press)
   Scaring away the grads Michigan needs to woo (Free Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 12
   University of Iowa adds optional sexual orientation question to application (Oakland Press)
   MSU board vote on phase of $600M physics project (Free Press)

Tuesday, Dec. 11
   Courting Merit Scholars Opens Door to Questions (NY Times)

Monday, Dec. 10
   UDM law clinic moves to extend reach (Detroit News)
   What's in a Name? In This Family, College Is the Accomplishment (NY Times)
   How About a Bar Exam for Teachers? (Wall Street Journal)
   Tenure Fight Takes New Form (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Dec. 9
   Who Will Hold Colleges Accountable? (NY Times)

Saturday, Dec. 8
   U-M lecturers rally regarding salary turns into right-to-work protest (Free Press)
   U-M lecturers say pay too low (Detroit News)

Thursday, Dec. 6
   A classroom for teachers (Detroit News)
   Big Test at Johns Hopkins (Wall Street Journal)
   Resident Executives Offer Practical Aspect (Wall Street Journal)
   Setting Up Shop on the West Coast (Wall Street Journal)
   Why everyone shouldn't go to college (Washington Post)

Wednesday, Dec. 5
   Michigan tries to lure best, brightest back (Detroit News)
   Online learning enrollment growing rapidly (Spinal Column)

Monday, Dec. 3
   Why the college degree mania? (Detroit News)
   New agreement allows Washtenaw Community College transfers to receive associate degree with University of Michigan credits (Ann Arbor)
   $800,000 DHS grant will fund coaches to help former foster care students at 7 Michigan colleges (MLive)
   President Gerald R. Ford's daughter, Susan Ford Bales, to speak to Grand Valley State University graduates on Saturday (MLive)
   Risks of studying abroad examined (USA Today)

Friday, Nov. 30
   Snyder names 2 WMU trustees (Oakland Press)
   U-M provost to lead Dartmouth (Oakland Press)
   U-M provost named president of Dartmouth (Detroit News)
   Saying No to College (NY Times)

Thursday, Nov. 29
   Opposing points of view: Affirmative action (Detroit News)
   Still no deal for WSU faculty; talks set for Friday (Free Press)
   U-M prof linked to trading scheme retires (Free Press)

Tuesday, Nov. 27
   Public education's big challenge: Innovate or die (Detroit News)
   Marcus Buggs settles in at Western after a rough summer (Free Press)
   Ferris criticizes state's approach to funding higher education; calls some requirements 'intrusive' (MLive)
   Ferris State University looks to better serve Latino students (MLive)

Monday, Nov. 26
   Avondale, OU team up to launch magnet school (Oakland Press)
   Wayne State could be eyeing $750M capital campaign goal (Crain's)

Sunday, Nov. 25
   Europe's Budget Crisis Hits Universities (NY Times)
   The Cost of Dropping Out (Wall Street Journal)
   Four Decades Later, Kent State Turns a Page (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Nov. 21
   Rush to school reform likely to get it wrong (Free Press)

Tuesday, Nov. 20
   Oakland University signs educational agreement with Changchun University of Technology (Prosper)
   Wayne State gets $5M for scholarships, literacy (Detroit News)
   Ferris State, looking to boost its profile, hires well-known Michigan consultant (Mlive)    The Choice: Demystifying College Admissions and Aid (NY Times)

Monday, Nov. 19, 2012
   College of future could be come one, come all (New York Times)
   Online-education trend continues (USA Today)

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012
   Oakland University recruits Chinese students (Oakland Press)

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
   Mich. affirmative action ban ruled unconstitutional (Detroit News)

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
   Higher education cannot be allowed to fail (Oakland Press)
   It's time to end alumni preferences (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012
   2 new EMU regents are appointed (Free Press)

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012
   Wayne State University president steps down (Oakland Press)
   WSU starts search for next president (Detroit News)
   College Credit Eyed for Online Courses (NY Times)

Monday, Nov. 12, 2012
   Tuition, graduation rates concerns in WSU search for president (Free Press)
   WSU to start hunt to replace retiring leader (Free Press)
   U.S. colleges look to foreign students for global perspective, profit (Detroit News)
   College council to weigh in on granting credit for online work (USA Today)

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012
   Educational programs help learning disabled succeed in college (Oakland Press)
   President of West Michigan real estate investment company tapped as new chairman of Ferris State board (MLive)

Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
   Rick Snyder announces cyber security facility at Eastern Michigan University (Ann
   Ferris State University looking to promote undergraduate research (MLive)
   WMU unveils sustainability project and research 'incubator' at former university bookstore site (MLive)

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012
   What a panel at a community college can teach about life (Detroit News)
   Colleges extend deadline for applications (USA Today)

Monday, Nov. 5, 2012
   Interim president appointed at Auburn Hills OCC (Oakland Press)

Friday, Nov. 2, 2012
   Oakland University extends long-standing enrollment growth trend (Prosper)
   University board elections draw attention as college costs rise (Free Press)
   Eastern Michigan University increases Detroit presence (Detroit News)
   Auburn Hills OCC interim president appointed; OU senior advisor named (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
   The value of a college degree vs. the debt it takes to earn it (Washington Post)

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
   EMU board approves 3 new charter schools (Oakland Press)

Monday, Oct. 29, 2012
   Auburn Hills working to ensure higher education for residents (Oakland Press)
   Opening of new charters criticized (Detroit News)
   DPS helping students see their way to college (Detroit News)

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012
   Enrollment trends: Out-of-state students form 42.6 percent of University of Michigan's freshman class (Ann

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012
   8 Michigan universities see jump in enrollment (Free Press)
   Lawrence Tech to host breast cancer discussion (Oakland Press)
   Princeton Review names SVSU 'outstanding business school' (MLive)

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012
   University of Michigan shrinks freshman class but grows overall fall 2012 enrollment to 43,426 (Ann
   University of Michigan sees enrollment rise again (Detroit News)

Monday, Oct. 22, 2012
   Staff survey: Mary Sue Coleman among most popular college presidents (Ann

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012
   University of Phoenix to close eight Michigan locations (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
   Reuss: U.S. lags in engineering grads (Free Press)
   Rising College Costs Pose Test for Obama on Education Policies (NY Times)

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
   More community college students commuting to multiple campuses (LA Times)

Monday, Oct. 15, 2012
   Affirmative action without race preferences (Detroit News)
   Paying Professor Warren (Wall Street Journal)

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012
   The Unraveling of Affirmative Action (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
   2 court battles on affirmative action could affect admissions at Michigan schools (Free Press)
   Justices Weigh Race as Factor at Universities (NY Times)
   A Liberal Critique of Racial Preferences (Wall Street Journal)
   An Admissions Policy That Prizes Diversity (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012
   A high-stakes battle for higher education (LA Times)

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012
   Sunday Dialogue: Using Race in Admissions (NY Times)
   Colleges Value Diversity, But Will the Court? (NY Times)

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012
   WSU selects deputy president (Detroit News)
   Recovering from cancer, WSU president gets help to run school (Free Press)
   Faculty: Labor dispute hurts WSU's status (Free Press)
   What Campuses Can Learn From Online Teaching (Wall Street Journal)
   What Schools Want (Wall Street Journal)
   The Admissions Puzzle: Getting the Student Mix Right for the Classroom (Wall Street Journal)
   Western Michigan University bookstore struggles to compete with online companies; considers outsourcing management (MLive)

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012
   Study: Race-neutral admissions can work (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012
   Wayne State University, faculty union extend contract 2 weeks while talks continue (Free Press)
   CMU aims to decrease 54 percent 6-year graduation rate by joining national initiative (MLive)

Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012
   Local universities see increase in enrollment, while area community colleges decrease (Oakland Press)
   Can U.S. Universities Stay on Top? (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
   WSU faculty contract talks head to mediator today (Free Press)
   MSU campus trips for Grand Rapids elementary students gives them a glimpse of college life (MLive)

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012
   OU students conduct research on eye diseases (Oakland Press)
   The Mary Sue difference (Detroit News)
   New program brings students from Africa to Michigan State University (Free Press)
   College technology: Getting grades via video: U-M instructors and students say screencasts provide interactive feedback (Ann Arbor)
   Education: The more the better? What is the value of a college degree, rigorous curriculum? (MLive)
   For college kids with ADHD, a slew of unique challenges (USA Today)
   Boston University's Pugnacious Builder (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012
   Bad Math: MIT Miscounts It's Newest B-School Class (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012
   SAT Scores Fall as More Students Take Exam (Wall Street Journal)
   ROTC Returns to the Ivies (Wall Street Journal)
   Eastern Michigan University signs 2 new partnership agreements with Korean university (Ann Arbor)
   More Hispanic students earning 4-year degrees, study shows (MLive)

Monday, Sept. 24, 2012
   Eastern Michigan University eyes Buckeye territory for prospective students (Ann Arbor)
   U-M teaches students where their cash goes (Free Press)
   Change in GMAT Equation: Chinese Flock to the Test (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012
   Colleges and universities are filled with academic dishonesty (Oakland Press)
   Lawrence Tech leader to be inaugurated Thursday (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012
   Princeton President Announces She Will Step Down (NY Times)

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012
   EMU student says his professor kicked him (Oakland Press)
   Census: Mich. lags in producing college grads, sees income drop (Detroit News)
   New University of Michigan course lets students peek behind the scenes of the college budget (Ann Arbor)

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012
   WMU enrollment off 1.9 percent, with more part-time and graduate students and fewer freshmen (MLive)
   Oakland University extends long-standing enrollment growth trend (Prosper)

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012
   For students at GVSU's College of Education, getting an A is the norm (MLive)
   Undocumented students backed at U-M (Free Press)
   CMU enrollment declines slightly, follows mid-Michigan trend (MLive)
   5 finance tips for college students from WMU's head of finances and business (MLive)
   Clear expectations, minimum grade requirements lead to lots of A's in GVSU's health courses (MLive)

Monday, Sept. 17, 2012
   B-School Applicants Decline for Fourth Year (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012
   How Not to Fire a President (NY Times Magazine)
   The Machines are Taking Over (NY Times Magazine)
   EMU president, board at odds (Free Press)

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012
   The Lows Of Higher Ed (NY Times)
   Song of the Cheaters (NY Times)

Friday, Sept. 14, 2012
   Lawyer reprimanded for sexual relationship with client 10 years ago (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012
   Russi deserves kudos for his leadership at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
   U-M, MSU ranked among best schools (Free Press)
   Attorney Henry Baskin to receive reprimand for having sex with divorce client (Crain's)

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012
   Trial next month in suit of dismissed EMU counseling student (Free Press)

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012
   Schools find new ways to welcome community college transfers (LA Times)

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012
   A college professor's advice to freshmen (MLive)
   Studies Find More Students Cheating, With High Achievers No Exception (NY Times)

Friday, Sept. 7, 2012
   U-M regents should put fight on hold (Detroit News)
   Michigan State's enrollment sets new record, bolstered by largest-ever freshman class (MLive)
   WMU President John Dunn says university's teacher education program will be among nation's best (Mlive)

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012
   Grand Valley State University's freshman class surpasses 4,000 students for the first time (Mlive)
   Colorado State to Offer Credits for Online Class (NY Times)
   Today's debate: College rankings (Detroit News)
   At Berkeley's Haas, Risk Taking Trumps 'No Stumbles' (Wall Street Journal)
   Schools Tout Free Courses to Lure Alumni Back (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2012
   Older Western Michigan University students, 26 and up, looking forward to new semester (MLive)
Kalamazoo College welcomes 340 first-year students to campus; classes begin Sept. 10 (MLive)

Monday, Sept. 4, 2012
   In decade of challenges and triumphs, Mary Sue Coleman transforms University of Michigan (Free Press)
   University of Michigan and Mary Sue Coleman already planning for successor (Free Press)
Colleges offer students more courses aimed at landing a job (Detroit News)
   Freshmen enrollment at Ferris State University down slightly; overall student body at Big Rapids campus growing (MLive)

Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012
   Wayne State, OCC team up to give students options to earn degrees (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012
   Tentative deal at OU has raises, merit pay changes (Detroit News)
   OU, union reach tentative accord (Free Press)
   AAUP and OU reached a final agreement (Oakland Press)

Friday, Aug. 31, 2012
   Oakland University, faculty union reach tentative agreement (Free Press)
   Tentative agreement for Oakland University, faculty includes pay raises (Detroit News)
Oakland University professors reach 3-year deal (Oakland Press)
   Oakland University, Professors Agree On Contract (CBS Detroit)
   Oakland University, professors reach 3-year deal (Wood TV)
   OU Looks Forward to Welcoming Students After Contract Settlement (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012
   Oakland University faculty union optimistic new contract expected (Free Press)

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012
   Tenure issue key in WSU talks (Detroit News)
   Crittenton Hospital Medical Center and Oakland University School of Nursing partner in $2 million endowed professorship (Oakland Press)
   In Defense of the Living, Breathing Professor (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Aug. 27, 2012
   Commentary: Oakland University is helping students focus on the finish line (Detroit News)

Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012
   2 new charter schools to open in fall (Oakland Press)
   Contract talks ongoing at Oakland University (Free Press)
   Wayne State leader can't say no to work (Free Press)

Friday, Aug. 24, 2012
   Average bear could be pretty smart (Science News)
   Oakland University, faculty near contract deadline (Detroit News)

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012
   Oakland University temporarily extends workers' union contract for fourth time as both sides continue bargaining in efforts to avoid strike (Oakland Press)
   Letters to the editor: Aug. 24 (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012
   Oakland University, professors' union extend labor contract (Crain's)
Oakland University faculty contract extended pending new deal (Free Press)

Monday, Aug. 20, 2012
   Oakland University, faculty union to meet today to work on new contract (Free Press)
   Oakland U. credits can count for MCC degree (Detroit News)
   Contract Negotiations Continue for Faculty at Oakland University (CBS Detroit)
   More Hispanics Are in College, Report Finds (NY Times)

Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012
   AAUP faculty contracts extended through Monday (Oakland Post)

Friday, Aug. 17, 2012
   Times change women's colleges (USA Today)
   Eastern Michigan faculty will get 2% pay raises under new contract (Free Press)

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012
   Snyder names 2 new OU trustees (Free Press)
   OU Board of Trustees President reappointed (Oakland Press)
   Gov. Snyder Appoints 2 to Oakland University Board (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
   OU, union reach agreement to extend deadline as bargaining talks continue (Oakland Press)
   Macomb benefits from bipartisan partnerships (Detroit News)
   Colleges Must Learn to Make the Sale (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012
   Snyder names two new Oakland University board members (Free Press)
   Failing teacher-prep programs must go at 2 Michigan Colleges (Free Press)

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012
   Universities push e-textbook sales (USA Today)
   Governor appoints two to Oakland University board (Macomb Daily)

Monday, Aug. 13, 2012
   Tenure issue misunderstood (Crain's)

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012
   Skype the vote: GRCC trustees debate value of attending meetings virtually (MLive)
   WMU custodial, dining, landscaping employees to receive 2 percent raise by 2013 (MLive)

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012
   WSU gets it wrong on teacher tenure (Free Press)
   What GVSU learned from first graduates of new MBA program (MLive)
   Online education degrees skyrocket (USA Today)

Monday, Aug. 6, 2012
   Focus: Business Education (Crain's)

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012
   More B-schools choose women as deans (Wall Street Journal)
   Why an all-female school may be best training ground (Wall Street Journal)
   The risks of a one-year M.B.A. (Wall Street Journal)
   Wayne State right to tackle tenure (Detroit News)
   WSU, faculty extend contract (Free Press)

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
   Lawrence Tech graduates earn Metro Detroit's highest return on college investment (Oakland Press)
   WSU tenure is about politics, not finances (Free Press)

Monday, July 30, 2012
   Mary Kramer: Faculty talks test Wayne State board (Crain's)

Saturday, July 28, 2012
   Teacher tenure must adapt to university realities (Free Press)
   Court: MSU student who yelled over ticket cannot be charged (Lansing State Journal)

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
   Penn State, Duke and Integrity (Wall Street Journal)
   At Freshman Orientation, Helping Mom and Dad Let Go (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
   Wayne State, faculty clash over proposal to alter tenure (Free Press)
   WSU tenure plan seen as sticking point in labor talks (Detroit News)

Monday, July 23, 2012
   Sex offender sues college for expelling him (Detroit News)
   Prof with history of sexual harassment to stay at EMU (Free Press)

Sunday, July 22, 2012
   Education Life Section (NY Times)
   Top Universities Test the Online Appeal of Free (NY Times)

Saturday, July 21, 2012
   Roy Wilbanks: EMU 'Regents had to protect' university with Susan Martin letter (Ann

Friday, July 20, 2012
   Buyer beware: Why judge dismissed federal lawsuit against Cooley Law School (MLive)

Thursday, July 19, 2012
   A revolution in Ann Arbor is led from the corner office (Bridge)

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
   See what changes GVSU credits for its record number of graduates (MLive)

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
   Martin, EMU can move past incident (Crain's)
   EMU president's troubles reflect corporate challenges (Crain's)
   Schools to Offer Free Classes Online (Wall Street Journal)
   Universities Reshaping Education on the Web (NY Times)

Monday, July 16, 2012
   Ensure graduate school is for you (Free Press)
   Martin, EMU can move past incident (Crain's)
   EMU president's troubles reflect corporate challenges (Crain's)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
   Former Oakland University provost already finding positives as president of Lawrence Tech (Oakland Press)
University says would-be assassin was never admitted (Oakland Press)

Friday, July 13, 2012
   EMU prez must come clean on drinking (Detroit News)

Thursday, July 12, 2012
   EMU president says she will get counseling (Free Press)
   EMU's Martin agrees to get counseling (Detroit News)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
   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)
   Local graduates win $2,500 district scholarships (Oakland Press)

Monday, July 9, 2012
   More pursuing college certificates (Detroit News)

Sunday, July 8, 2012
   'College-for-all' crusade doing more harm than good (Oakland Press)

Thursday, July 5, 2012
   Business Schools Short on Diversity (Wall Street Journal)
   A New Market for Schools (Wall Street Journal)
   For Dean of Irish Business Schools, The Road Ahead Is an Uneasy One (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, July 2, 2012
   Achievement gaps must be closed (Detroit News)

Sunday, July 1, 2012
   Aptitude tests fail to fully assess college readiness (Free Press)
   OCC signs virtual cultural exchange agreement with college in India (Oakland Press)

Friday, June 29, 2012
   How about a three-year B.A.? (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, June 28, 2012
   MSU, Detroit collaborate on work center for urban food technology (Detroit News)
   MSU, Detroit agree on farm research plan (Free Press)
   Guest commentary: A message to the class of 2025 (Free Press)

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
   University Reinstates Its President (Wall Street Journal)
   Detroit, MSU moving forward on urban agriculture research campus (Free Press)

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
   Oakland University offers lean engineering course (Oakland Press)
   State universities, colleges get $300M for building projects (Free Press)

Monday, June 25, 2012
   Michigan colleges go out of state for students (Free Press)
   Online college, Fraser at odds on degrees (Detroit News)
   Wall Street Journal Higher Education Issues (Wall Street Journal)
   U.Va. dispute a 'teachable moment' (USA Today)

Saturday, June 23, 2012
   More Stringent Requirements Send Nurses Back to School (NY Times)
   Oakland Robotics Association awarded several honors (Oakland Press)

Thursday, June 21, 2012
   Fraser to sue online college (Detroit News)

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
   Is Michigan higher ed headed for a shakeout? (Bridge)

Monday, June 18, 2012
   Black Bears also have counting ability (Business Standard)

Sunday, June 17, 2012
   OU grads win Woodrow Wilson teaching fellows (Oakland Press)
   Applying oneself to writing the essay (Free Press)

Thursday, June 14, 2012
   Woodrow Wilson Fellowship program helps Western Michigan University rethink its teaching-training programs (MLive)

Monday, June 11, 2012
   In Detroit, new school's 1st graduates set their sites on college (Free Press)
   Law Schools Apply the Brakes (Wall Street Journal)
   EMU contract negotiations: Employees say low raises, increased benefit costs may result in pay reduction (Ann

Saturday, June 10, 2012
   Value of college goes beyond career training -- just ask my kids (Julie Mack column) (MLive)

Sunday, June 10, 2012
   Light, Truth and Whatever (NY Times)

Thursday, June 7, 2012
   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, 2012
   Grand Rapids, Detroit losing race to gain college graduates (MLive)

Monday, June 4, 2012
   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)
   Grand Rapids, Detroit losing race to gain college graduates (Bridge)
   $1B-plus construction tab: A peek inside 9 planned or proposed projects at University of Michigan (Ann

Saturday, June 2, 2012
   OU trustee pleads no contest to sexual misconduct charges (Oakland Press)

Thursday, May 31, 2012
   Oakland University to host social media and business lecture today (Oakland Press)
   University of Michigan chief 5th-highest paid public university president in nation (Ann
   Mackinac 2012: Coleman says Michigan universities should focus on recruiting more out-of-state students (Ann
   Higher Education's Online Revolution (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
   After service, veterans go on to college (USA Today)
   A Gap in College Graduates Leaves Some Cities Behind (NY Times)

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
   $1.8 million grant will help prepare West Michigan students for college (
   Number of cyber charter schools to expand to 15 statewide (Daily Tribune)

Saturday, May 26, 2012
   WSU president tells of his battle with cancer (Free Press)

Thursday, May 24, 2012
   Graduates keep up traditional senior gift (USA Today)
   International Baccalaureate (IB) Leadership Certificates Are Piloted at Five Universities Worldwide (Newswise)

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
   B-Schools' Innovation Rush (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
   OU Provost Virinder Moudgil Named Lawrence Tech President (IndiaWest)
   College presidents lag behind coaches in pay (USA Today)
   Colleges Get Career-Minded (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, May 21, 2012
   U-M to pay bonus to exiting legal official (Free Press)
   Remembering the Class of 1912 (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, May 18, 2012
   Lawrence Tech increases exchange program for Taiwanese students (Oakland Press)
   5th-graders study water's role at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
   Lawrence Tech increases exchange program for Taiwanese students (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
   LTU names OU provost new president (Hometown Life)
   Students get support in EMU program (Detroit News)
   EMU suspends relationship with company that sent inaccurate email to thousands of students (Ann
   Higher education linked to longer life (USA Today)
   An Ivy League education? Online is the new option (USA Today)
   Grads: Pursue a realistic dream (USA Today)

Monday, May 14, 2012
   Pay comparison: Full University of Michigan professors average $149K per academic year (Ann

Sunday, May 13, 2012
   OU scholar says austerity might be political loser (Oakland Press)
   NMU trustees: Did we break Open Meetings Act? (Detroit News)

Friday, May 11, 2012
   Faculty salaries: See how West Michigan colleges and universities line up (MLive)
   Keep graduation requirements strong (Detroit News)

Thursday, May 10, 2012
   Oakland University professor to travel abroad on scholarship (Oakland Press)
   How to Keep American Colleges on Top (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
   The Academic Mob Rules (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
   Moudgil will be missed at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
   EMU reassessing dismissal practices after mistakenly sending notices to 7,700 students (Ann
   Colleges look at immigrants (USA Today)
   To the Class of 2012 (Wall Street Journal)
   Enrolling in community college is just half the battle (Bridge)
   Who's ready for college? Who's scoring? (Bridge)
   In the Classroom: High schools earn national recognition, Detroit Future Schools seek teachers (MLive)
Remediation: Higher ed's expensive "Bridge to Nowhere" (Bridge)

Monday, May 7, 2012
   In the spotlight: Virinder Moudgil (Crain's)
   Why Colleges Don't Teach The Federalist Papers (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, May 6, 2012
   After War Room, Heading Ivy League Classroom (NY Times)
   Sunday Dialogue: Studying the Humanities (NY Times)
   MSU graduation rates increase, race gap persists (Lansing State Journal)
   High school students explore leadership roles at OU (Oakland Press)

Saturday, May 5, 2012
   Vocation or Exploration? Pondering the Purpose of College (NY Times)
   EMU mistakenly tells students they're out (Detroit News)

Friday, May 4, 2012
   U-M grad program expands to West Coast (Detroit News)

Thursday, May 3, 2012
   For an American at Oxford, 1+1 Equals New (Wall Street Journal)
   In Abu Dhabi, a B-School's Program Goes Adrift (Wall Street Journal)
   Part-time instructors forming union at Kalamazoo Valley Community College (
   As prices for textbooks remain high, GVSU looks to the used book market to help students save (

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
   Longtime Oakland University provost named president of Lawrence Tech (Oakland Press)
   College entry a waiting game (Detroit News)
   Choose wisely to make most of college (Detroit News)
   OU provost named president of LTU in Southfield (Hometown Life)
   OU Provost Accepts Lawrence Tech Presidency Position (Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch)
   Parsing the 3 Rs: Rigor, Responsibility, Readiness (Bridge)
   A Decade of Slipping: Michigan's Students Fall Behind (Bridge)
   Ready for College? In Michigan, Likely Not (Bridge)

Monday, April 30, 2012
   College students get scholarships to study bats (Oakland Press)
   Lawrence Tech names new president (Free Press)
   Congratulations to Virinder Moudgil - Named President of Lawrence Tech U (Miindia)
   Lawrence Tech names new president (CBS)
   Oakland University provost Virinder Moudgil named Lawrence Tech president (Crain's)
   Record number seek to be Spartans (Lansing State Journal)
   Taking Knowledge Out of College (Wall Street Journal)
   10 Things Your Commencement Speaker Won't Tell You (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, April 29, 2012
   The Imperiled Promise of College (NY Times)
   OU to expand programs, prepare students for changing job market (Oakland Press)

Saturday, April 28, 2012
   Achieving a degree is just the beginning (Oakland Press)
   Henry Baskin won't fight attorney misconduct allegations linked to romance with client (Crain's)

Thursday, April 26, 2012
   OU School of Nursing joins effort to meet veterans' needs (Oakland Press)
   Western Michigan University's first 4-year grad leads way for former foster youth (Free Press)
   Education Slowdown Threatens U.S. (Wall Street Journal)
   Academics Launch New Efforts to Retain Community-College Students (Wall Street Journal)
   System of tenure needs fixing to end gender gap. (USA Today)

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
   Lawmaker: Post university expenses online (Detroit News)

Monday, April 23, 2012
   For-profit college ads draw scrutiny (Detroit News)
   Colleges, student loans and majors: Choose wisely (The Forum)
   Colleges grow their waitlists, leaving more students in limbo (Chicago Tribune)

Saturday, April 21, 2012
   Exploding knowledge (Oakland Press)

Friday, April 20, 2012
   Are College Entrants Overdiagnosed as Underprepared? (NY Times)
   EMU names new public safety director (Free Press)
   Commentary: Who really runs Michigan's universities? (Michigan Radio)

Thursday, April 19, 2012
   U-M expands free online courses to global classroom (Detroit News)
   Western Michigan University faculty president encourages more bilingual students; PNC Bank to stay in Bernhard Center (MLive)

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
   Shirvell suit against former U-M student leader is thrown out (Free Press)
   OU Student Identifies Fertilizer as Cause of Aquatic, Economic 'Dead Zone' in Gulf (Macomb Patch)

Monday, April 16, 2012
   College athlete tweet ban? Free speech sacks that idea (USA Today)

Monday, April 16, 2012

   1Michigan State Provost Kim Wilcox one of four finalists for University of Hawaii-Manoa chancellorship (Mlive)

Sunday, April 15, 2012
   Opening up a path to four-year degrees (New York Times)

Saturday, April 14, 2012
   Ferris State University President David Eisler says he's no longer considering position at Northern Kentucky University (Mlive)

Friday, April 13, 2012
   University honors Engler's legacy (Detroit News)

Thursday, April 12, 2012
   High School, Only Shorter (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
   Colleges' tough waiting game (Wall Street Journal)
   Community colleges fill skills gap (USA Today)

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
   OU Degrees (Oakland Press)
   Taking the Fast-Track Through High School (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, April 9, 2012
   New Eastern Michigan University provost plans to bring stability to leadership role (Ann

Thursday, April 5, 2012
   OU students win writing contest (Oakland Press)
   College test cheating reveals an epidemic of ethical lapses (Detroit News)
   Controversial Calif. college plan led to pepper-spraying (Free Press)
   Wealth or Waste? Rethinking The Value of a Business Major (Wall Street Journal)
   For Hire: Foreign Students (Wall Street Journal)
   New Lures for 'Quants': Wharton Rebrands Itself (Wall Street Journal)
   College-Bound Cast Wider Net (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
   Chinese Applicants Flood U.S. Graduate Schools (Wall Street Journal)
   New study shows college students who text during class not paying attention to lectures (MLive)
Faculty Gives Yale a Dose of Dissent Over Singapore (NY Times)

Monday, April 2, 2012
   The women presidents of 3 Michigan universities speak about success, opportunity and preparation (Free Press)
How California's Colleges Indoctrinate Students (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, April 1, 2012
   Yes, even professors can write stylishly (Wall Street Journal)
   Computer Science For the Rest of Us (NY Times)

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
   Language skills key to our state's future (Detroit News)

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
   Has college become too undemanding of undergraduates? (Detroit News)

Monday, March 26, 2012
   Excellent Schools Detroit steers students to low-achieving schools (The Michigan Citizen)

Saturday, March 24, 2012
   Watching the Ivory Tower Topple (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
   Local colleges retrain laid off workers (Oakland Press)
   Community colleges cut programs (Oakland Press)

Monday, March 19, 2012
   A week on an archaeological dig in Israel is a dusty history lesson (Free Press)

Saturday, March 17, 2012
   OU moves quickly to add degree programs (Oakland Press)

Friday, March 16, 2012
   Professionals invited to learn about OU's Executive MBA program (Oakland Press)
   Keep graduation requirements strong (Detroit News)

Thursday, March 15, 2012
   University of Michigan reputation improves worldwide, survey shows (Free Press)
   Is U-M still using race as a factor in its admissions program (Detroit News)
   Sponsored education program getting results (USA Today)

Monday, March 12, 2012
   Oakland University announces new degree programs at Mount Clemens location (Oakland Press)

Sunday, March 11, 2012
   Allow workers to certify their skills (Detroit News)

Saturday, March 10, 2012
   Pass the Books. Hold the Oil. (NY Times)

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
   Don't expand community colleges (Detroit News)
   Thousands of Chinese students on U.S. campuses (Free Press)

Monday, March 5, 2012
   130 Urbana-Champaign faculty member say they have "no confidence" in university president (Chicago Tribune)
Harvard Business School? You'll Go Through Her First (Wall Street Journal)
   Social media offer classes a new feed (USA Today)

Sunday, March 4, 2012
   Beyond the College Degree, Online Educational Badges (NY Times)
   Instruction for Masses Knocks Down Campus Walls (NY Times)
   At some colleges, parental recommendations make an impression (Detroit News)

Saturday, March 3, 2012
   New Plans to Improve Performance at T.S.U. (NY Times)

Thursday, March 1, 2012
   Give community colleges a narrow 4-year degree option (Detroit News)
   Union can protect graduate research assistant rights (Free Press)
   House could decide U-M union battle (Free Press)

Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012
   Are class lectures passe? (USA Today)

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012
   Wayne's Grad Gap (Bridge Magazine)
   Expand the role of state's community colleges (Free Press)
   Program puts learning map in kids' hands (Detroit News)
   Blacks should wait for more winnable fight on race-based admissions (USA Today)

Monday, Feb. 27, 2012
   Biz leaders run for university boards (Crain's)
   Bill in works to let community colleges give 4-year degrees (Free Press)

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012
   OU student research has a long history, tradition (Oakland Press)
   U-M regents, administration in rare split over unionization (Free Press)

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012
   How black collegians can help (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012
   Poor student results foretell our decline? (Detroit News)
   Speed puts community colleges front and center (Lansing State Journal)
   Should Colleges Be Factories for the 1%? (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012
   U-M may end age limit of 70 for its leaders (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012
   At UCSF, chancellor isn't worried about industry ties (Wall Street Journal)
   Universities add courses with Occupy focus (USA Today)

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012

   At 65, OU freshman Alice Carleton is just trying to make a difference (

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012
   University buys building for charter schools HQ (Free Press)
   Intolerance at Eastern? (Detroit News)

Friday, Feb. 10, 2012

   State education board president tours OCC's Early College, speaks to 150 students (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012
   LGBT issues taught to teachers at OU conference (Between the Lines)
   High school champs tout rigor (Bridge)
   CMU medical school, to open in '13, takes accreditation step (Detroit News)
   Central's med school accredited (Free Press)
   Michigan students keep falling behind (Detroit News)

Monday, Feb. 6, 2012
   Macomb-Oakland INCubator launches Lunch and Launch lecture series with David Murray (Oakland Press)
   The University of Adam Smith (Wall Street Journal)
   CEOs make the dean's list (Crain's)
   Michigan universities recruit Chinese students to add diversity, revenue (Crain's)

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012
   As colleges obsess over rankings, students shrug (Detroit News)

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012
   Sex smears and the rule of law at Yale (Wall Street Journal)
   Taking More Seats on Campus, Foreigners Also Pay the Freight (NY Times)

Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
   Did Eastern Michigan discriminate against one of its students? (The Michigan View)
   Eastern Michigan University closing Flint site (Ann

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012
   Many will benefit from university gift (Oakland Press)
   Crushing the dream: Student debt snapshot (Detroit News)
   WSU leaders to track new admissions criteria (Detroit News)
   Wayne State will get stricter requirements for admission (Free Press)
   Was university right to expel student? (Free Press)
   Economy Slows Applications To Europe's Business Schools (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
   Former Chrysler exec behind largest-ever Oakland University donation (Oakland Press)
   WSU proposes tougher policy for admissions (Detroit News)
   Selling Students on Penn State (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012
   Ex-Chrysler exec gives Oakland U $21M (Detroit News)
   $21M donation to OU slated for scholarships, research (Oakland Press)
   Anonymous gift of $21 million for OU (Oakland Press)
   Price Controls for Harvard? (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012
   OU receives $21M donation from anonymous donor (Oakland Press)
   Court revives suit against EMU (Detroit News)
   Expelled Eastern Michigan University grad student can take case to jury over refusal to counsel on gay lifestyle (Free Press)

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012
   Assistant professor at OU has music in his blood (Oakland Press)

Friday, Jan. 27, 2012
   Today's freshmen hit books harder (USA Today)

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012
   Editorial: Education best fix for income gap (Detroit News)
   Liberal arts education lends an edge (USA Today)

Monday, Jan. 23, 2012
   Oakland University launches social work degree program in Mount Clemens (Macomb Daily)
   Share Your Sustainability Story (Duke Today)

Friday, Jan. 20, 2012
   OCC plans $2.09 million in renovations to campuses (Oakland Press)
   U-M: Grad student fired over academics, not unionization (Free Press)
   Study abroad is a necessity, not a luxury (USA Today)

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
   U-M group says graduate student's dismissal is a union-busting effort (Free Press)

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012
   Grad student: I was fired over union push (Free Press)
   From foster care to college (USA Today)

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012
   Strong teachers key to student success (Detroit News)
   Salary details outlined in CMU contract deal (Oakland Press)
   First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Law Schools (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012
   Ohio State president apologizes for off-the-cuff remark about Polish army (Free Press)

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012
   New U-M program to guide new teachers (Free Press)
   Penn State president: 'We're going to be OK' (Free Press)

Friday, Jan. 13, 2012
   CMU faculty ratifies new contract (Free Press)
   CMU faculty approve 3-year contract (Detroit News)
   Ferris State stays open after bomb threat (Detroit News)

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012
   MSU is still hopeful on nuclear research facility (Free Press)
   Penn State president faces alumni (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012
   6 Michigan universities now taking applications for new charter schools (Free Press)

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012
   Michigan AG seeks access in U-M case (Free Press)
   Engineers can boost productivity with an OU engineering '4-pack' (Oakland County Prosper)
   OU music intensives offer young learners new insights, inspiration (Oakland County Prosper)

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012
   B-Schools Send Rejections To Unlikely Group: Alumni (Wall Street Journal)
   Business Schools Pay Dues - and Then Some (Wall Street Journal)
   Pressing for Women's Gains (Wall Street Journal)
   Kozak: Entitlement U (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012
   University boards to be reduced? (Lansing State Journal)

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012
   A new college doctrine needed (Detroit News)
   WSU revives 'antediluvian' lingo (Detroit News)
   WSU top 10 list aims to save vanishing words (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012
   WSU renames department after philanthropist (Detroit News)

Friday, Dec. 30
   Hundreds remember EMU's top cop as a hero who served others (Free Press)
   How to Get More Ivy Leaguers Into ROTC (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Dec. 29
   Oy vey! Yiddish sees a college comeback (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Dec. 28
   Colleges seek creative quirk (Chicago Tribune)

Saturday, Dec. 24
   For higher ed, let efficiency, flexibility guide governance (Free Press)
   EMU police chief found dead from self-inflicted gunshot (Free Press)
   EMU police chief found dead (Detroit News)
   WSU grad's dream of med school a reality (Free Press)

Friday, Dec. 23
   The what-ifs of a new university system (Free Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 21
   Tougher Wayne State admission standards would be unfair to some, advocates say (Free Press)

Tuesday, Dec. 20
   LCC pilot program blends high school, college classes to help students succeed (Lansing State Journal)

Sunday, Dec. 18

   OU raises its profile, adds new programs in 2011 (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Dec. 17
   Standford drops bid to build science school in New York (Wall Street Journal)
   The price to play its way (New York Times)
Friday, Dec. 16
   Oakland U's 'Klout' nudges higher after GOP debate (
   With a friend like this, who needs enemies? (Daily Record)

Friday, Dec. 16
   U-M lab assistants' last chance (Detroit News)
   'Occupy U-M' protesters slam tuition increases (Detroit News)

Thursday, Dec. 15
   WSU weighs tougher admissions (Free Press)
   20-year-old wanted in killing of WSU student caught in Las Vegas (Free Press)
   Boomers head back to community colleges (USA Today)
   Why pay for 4 years of college when you can get a degree in 3? (USA Today)

Wednesday, Dec. 14
   U-M's pro-union assistants receive a victory with vote (Free Press)
   No need for research assistant union (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Dec. 13
   Family members' sacrifices for education pay off (USA Today)

Monday, Dec. 12
   Oakland University adds Ghana to summer study program, will kick off next year (

Sunday, Dec. 11
Help Graduates Find Their Footing (NY Times)

Friday, Dec. 9
   U-M, CMU buy XXX domain names to protect schools from adult websites (Free Press)

Thursday, Dec. 8
   No-confidence vote for CMU president, provost shows faculty's frustrations (Free Press)
   NY provost named to lead Southern Conn State (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Dec.7
   Yes, college is worth the costs (USA Today)

Monday, Dec. 5
   After Penn State scandal, U-M to set expectations for employees who suspect abuse (Ann
   GRCC trustees hear details of $100 million plan to prepare campus for 'next 100 years of teaching and learning' (Grand Rapids Press)
   A Green Course (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Dec. 4
Time to end racial preferences (Detroit News)

Saturday, Dec. 3
   CMU, faculty union reach tentative deal (Free Press)
   CMU faculty will vote on tentative contract (Detroit News)
   Leave U-M lab assistants alone (Detroit News)
   MSU student found dead off-campus (Detroit News)
   MSU student found dead in apartment (Free Press)

Thursday, Dec. 1
   Oakland University Honors College students receive $67,000 in scholarships this year (Oakland Press)
   New GMAT Creating More Jitters (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Nov. 30
   Where Were Penn State's Trustees? (Wall Street Journal)
   President's Firing Stirs Up Oregon Campus (Wall Street Journal)
Tuesday, Nov. 29
   Electronic textbooks? U-M students may have lighter backpacks starting next fall (Ann

Monday, Nov. 28
   Keys to college students' success often overlooked, report says (LA Times)

Sunday, Nov. 27
   College requirements: Notebooks, textbooks and iPads? (

Thursday, Nov. 24
   MSU's picture problem (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Nov. 23
   Donor gives $7M to MSU geology dept. (Detroit News)
   MSU prof's nude photos stir debate (Detroit News)

Saturday, Nov. 19
   College cooperation (Detroit News)
   What They Don't Teach Law Students: Lawyering (New York Times)

Thursday, Nov. 17
   Oakland University social work program receives national accreditation (
   As New Graduates Return to Nest, Economy Also Feels the Pain. (New York Times)
   Would-Be Engineers Hit Books the Hardest, a Study Finds (New York Times)

Wednesday, Nov. 16
   Conference to explore sexuality and gender issues in education (Between The Lines)

Monday, Nov. 14
   More foreign students studying in USA (USA Today)

Saturday, Nov. 12
   CMU faculty union rejects contract offer (Detroit News)
   CMU makes contract offer to faculty (Free Press)
   On College Campuses, a Separate Justice System With a History of Favoring Athletes (NY Times)

Wednesday, Nov. 9
   U-M grad student staff may unionize (Free Press)
   Students Pick Easier Majors Despite Less Pay (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Nov. 8
   Macomb Community College: Our gateway to advanced degrees (Macomb Now Magazine)
   From Ivy League to Traveling Salesman (Wall Street Journal)
   Student Body Left (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Nov. 7
   U-M union debate is far-reaching (Free Press)
   Getting help, getting ahead: WSU incubator guides Midtown hair salon owner (Free Press)
   For many middle-income families, elite colleges no longer within reach (Free Press)
   Asian Schools Reach Out To the West (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Nov. 5
   Amended complaint filed against Baskin (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Nov. 3
   Oakland University vigil planned for students in Oct. crash (Free Press)
   Woman named new EMU provost, VP (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Nov. 2
   Oakland University OKs new contract with police department (Oakland Press)
   Fact finder sides with CMU in faculty dispute (Free Press)
   College Majors Matter (NY Times)
   Grab college major or lose career (Washington Post)

Tuesday, Nov. 1
   What's Your Kid Getting From College (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Oct. 31
   What these 3 MacArthur Foundation winners do is genius (Free Press)

Saturday, Oct. 29
   U-M students prepare for work ahead after satellites hitch a ride to space (Free Press)

Friday, Oct. 28
   People profile: Dr. Virinder K. Moudgil (X-ology)
   Online critics are under fire (Free Press)

Thursday, Oct. 27
   Texas' Perry signs on for Oakland U. Republican debate (Detroit News)
   Raise standards for expanding charter schools? (Free Press)
   Sharon Miller named vice chancellor of external affairs at OCC (Detroit News)
   Students who burn midnight oil now can do it in late-late classes (USA Today)
   Green campuses are fine, but what about learning? (The Forum)
   State university governance merits an outside look (Holland Sentinel)

Wednesday, Oct. 26
   OU memorial service for students who died in accident held (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Oct. 25
   OU mourns (Oakland Press)
   Grief follows tragedies on metro roads (Free Press)
   Funerals set for 6 victims of weekend car accidents (Free Press)

Monday, Oct. 24
   OU mourns students killed in crash (Oakland Press)
   Wrong-way crash on Lodge kills 5 (Detroit News)
   12 die in weekend accidents (Free Press)
   U-M solar car team's ideas on roads (Free Press)
   Romeo High grads, best friends die in car crash (Macomb Daily)
   University of Michigan wants to enroll fewer students next year (Ann
   University of Michigan's switch to Common App expected to bump freshman applications over 40,000 (Ann
   State university students discuss campus concerns (Upper Michigan Source)

Sunday, Oct. 23
   Crash on I-75 in Detroit kills 2 OU students and injures 1 (Free Press)

Friday, Oct. 21
   Five running for Rochester school board (Oakland Press)
   Enrollment up (Free Press)
   U-M's fall enrollment at record levels for third year (Detroit News)
   Businesses recognized during Rochester Regional Chamber event (Oakland Press)
   M.B.A.s Seek to Occupy Wall Street (Wall Street Journal)
   Calculator aims to give more accurate tally of college cost (USA Today)
   MSU Board of Trustees approves three projects totaling more than $45 million (

Thursday, Oct. 20
   Report faults college labs for poor safety record (USA Today)
   Privacy and Press Freedom Collide in University Case (New York Times)

Wednesday, Oct. 19
   Coleman named (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Oct. 18
   WSU leader will headline business event (Detroit News)
   EMU's budget shortfall expands to $4.6 million (Ann
   Auditor: Eastern Michigan University too reliant on tuition revenue (Ann
   Lansing Community College gets $727,000 grant to develop green building career pathway (

Monday, Oct. 17
   EMU: No connection between Eastern, U-M campus attacks (Free Press)
   College shopping: study the real cost (Detroit News)
   GRCC leaders say new health insurance rules a factor as the number of full-time students drops (
Grand Valley State University trustees planning first meeting in Traverse City (
Learning-disabled students get firmer grip on college (USA Today)

Sunday, Oct. 16
   OU names new dean to School of Nursing (Oakland Press)
   College Diversity Nears Its Last Stand (NY Times)

Friday, Oct. 14
   For Children of Same-Sex Couples, a Student Aid Maze (NY Times)

Thursday, Oct. 13
   Beaumont cancer doctors' exits raise concerns (Free Press)
   Kalamazoo Valley Community College faculty salaries and healthcare costs on the rise (
$7.8B University of Michigan endowment at highest level ever (Ann
   Squeezed Out in India, Students Turn to U.S. (NY Times)
   As Online Course Grow, So Does Financial Aid Fraud (NY Times)

Wednesday, Oct. 12
   Meadow Brook to host murder mystery dinner (Oakland Press)
   Club's cancellation is bigotry, author says (Free Press)

Tuesday, Oct. 11
   Proposal stirs charter school debate: Choice vs. quality? (Free Press)
   Expand school charters? Not before rules are tightened (Free Press)

Monday, Oct. 10
   Betty J. Youngblood (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Oct. 9
   Officials speak at EMU cyber summit (Oakland Press)
   MEDC president to speak at Lawrence Tech (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Oct. 8
   GVSU leaders: College understands the need for affordable higher education (

Thursday, Oct. 6
   Oakland University's enrollment continues to climb (Oakland Press)
   Short and Very Sweet (Wall Street Journal)
   Border Crossing (Wall Street Journal)
   Looking for an Edge (Wall Street Journal)
   Business Majors, but With a Twist (Wall Street Journal)
   Is an M.B.A. Worth It? (Wall Street Journal)
   The State of a State School (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Oct. 5
   Presidents say there's no need to consolidate Michigan universities (Free Press)
   Ex-EMU counselor's case is back in court (Free Press)
   Gap found between Latino populations, college (Chicago Tribune)
   Tough call for college: Snowboarding or tanning? (USA Today)

Tuesday, Oct. 4
   Wayne, UM and MSU presidents: We collaborate, and government involvement would make things worse (Crain's)
   College enrollment is rising but new report reveals students aren't completing their degrees (

Sunday, Oct. 2
   Mich. universities set own rules on illegal immigrant tuition rates (Free Press)
   Why Michigan universities merit scrutiny as government reinvents itself (
   America's revolution in business school education (LA Times)

Saturday, Oct. 1
   Report: 1 in 3 grads had to do remedial college work (Free Press)
   Push to Improve Teachers Colleges (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Sept. 29
   Students left with little guidance in high school (Bridge)
   Mid-career professionals take their skills into classrooms (Free Press)
   Putting WSU's mission into practice (Detroit News)
   Facebook founder sought as graduation speaker (Detroit News)
   Macomb-OU INCubator joins forces with Sterling Heights economic dept. (Metro Mode Media)

Wednesday, Sept. 28
   U-M invests $14M in green technology (Detroit News)
   University of Michigan going green - environmentally (Oakland Press)
   U-M to spend millions more on environmental initiative (Free Press)
   MSU gets $2.6M to boost preschool science teaching (Free Press)
   Part-time college students much less likely to finish, new study says (

Tuesday, Sept. 27
   Enrollment Up, Crime Stats Down at UM - Dearborn (Dearborn Patch)
   American students abroad pushed out of 'bubbles' (Free Press)
   Grand Rapids Community College receives $2 million federal grant to target unprepared students (

Monday, Sept. 26
   Macomb-Oakland University Incubator (Crain's)
   Baskin gets deadline to address relationship with client (Crain's)
   Bill calls for commission to investigate structure of state university boards (Crain's)

Sunday, Sept. 25
   OU has new vice president (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Sept. 24
   Lawyer will appeal ruling that denies his motion to dismiss misconduct charges (Oakland Press)
   Panel won't drop charges against Baskin (Detroit News)
   University inquiry can't hurt (Detroit News)

Friday, Sept. 23
   LCC going high-tech on parking lot renovation (Lansing State Journal)
   A year after suicide, Rutgers test programs on tolerance (USA Today)

Thursday, Sept. 22
   New Enrollment Dips a Bit At U.S. Graduate Schools (NY Times)
   EMU Board of Regents approves first-ever union contract for part-time faculty (Ann
   The Education Our Economy Needs (Wall Street Journal)
   Hearing is set for Friday on misconduct claim against local attorney (Oakland Press)
   Lawrence Tech signs deal to commercialize student inventions (Oakland Press)
   More colleges check digital personae (USA Today)

Wednesday, Sept. 21
   Macomb Oakland University INCubator gets new leaders, building and name (Crain's)
   New OU campus also benefits K-12 students (Daily Tribune)
   1 in 4 college admissions officers report outside pressure (Chicago Tribune)
   Universities Seeking Out Students of Means (NY Times)
   Dual-degree program between WMU, Cooley Law will help social workers and lawyers, schools say (
Law may have leeway in Baskin client sex case (Crain's)

Tuesday, Sept. 20
   University of Michigan research funding soars to $1.24 billion - and new record (Ann
   EMU's budget shortfall could grow to $6M, regents told (Ann
   Western Michigan University plans for global competition, seeks community feedback (
   Thomas M. Cooley Law School expanding from Michigan to Tampa Bay (
   Faculty Association fights for increased tuition remission; 651 students received free credits last year (Central Michigan Life)

Sunday, Sept. 18
   OU: An exceptional education within reach (Oakland Press)
   Fix higher education by refusing more students (Oakland Press)
   How to Improve On an F (NY Times Magazine)
   Back in the Ol' Hippie Hothouse (NY Times Magazine)

Saturday, Sept. 17
   Lawyer faces conduct hearing (Detroit News)

Friday, Sept. 16
   U-M president donates her salary increase (Detroit News)

Thursday, Sept. 15
   Other states have tried to buy college results (The Center for Michigan)
   Partnership offers students a path (USA Today)

Wednesday, Sept. 14
   Bright idea leads to gifts (Free Press)
   SC4 enrollment falls (The Times Herald)

Tuesday, Sept. 13
   Business School? No Thanks (Wall Street Journal)
   U-M goes up in U.S. News best colleges list, ending 5-year slide (Ann
   More college advisors plan to reach out to low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students in Flint and other communities (

Monday, Sept. 12
   MSU, Saginaw Valley report more students (Detroit News)
   Betty Youngblood appointment (Crain's)

Thursday, Sept. 8
   Mo. college may break new ground with drug test rule (Detroit News)
   CMU leader says college still strong (Detroit News)
   Addams Elementary welcomes new principal (Observer & Eccentric)

Wednesday, Sept. 7
   CMU faculty to rally before chief's speech (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Sept. 6
   CMU faculty to rally before, after president's State of University Address Wednesday (
Ferris State University adds to record enrollment (
   Western Michigan University to see enrollment increase this fall? ( 
Sunday, Sept. 5
   Pell grants likely face cuts in budget talks (Detroit News)

Friday, Sept. 2
   University of Michigan's freshman class: 19 percent had 4.0 grade point averages (Ann
   Meddle Management (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Sept. 1
   Tweets, Plays Well w/ Others: A Perfect M.B.A. Candidate (Wall Street Journal)
   B-School Bulletin (Wall Street Journal)
   Biz Stone Goes Back to College, This Time as Adviser to M.B.A.s (Wall Street Journal)
   Law schools lure fewer students as jobs dry up (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Aug. 31
   Oakland University open for learning in Mount Clemens (Macomb Daily)
   Public high school grads struggle at college (Chicago Tribune)

Monday, Aug. 29
   Grand opening (Oakland Press)
Caution urged at U-M after rapes (Free Press)
   Lawrence Tech seeks new president (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Aug. 28
   College: Is It Worth The Cost? (NY Times)

Saturday, Aug. 27
   No deal, but CMU faculty in the classroom (Free Press)

Friday, Aug. 26
   Professor loses job after stalking case comes to light (Oakland Press)
   CMU hearing closely watched (Free Press)

Wednesday, Aug. 24
   College graduates still needed in Michigan (Detroit News)
   Faculty, CMU to meet with a fact finder (Free Press)
   Factfinder to help resolve CMU dispute (
   CMU strike unfair to students (Detroit News)
   CMU president to meet with student leadership in invite-only meeting Thursday (
   Snyder's claim fans college readiness debate (The Center for Michigan)

Tuesday, Aug. 23
   OU named to Models of Efficiency (Oakland Press)
   Judge to faculty: Halt strike at CMU (Free Press)
   CMU faculty picketing ends; classes to resume (Detroit News)
   Professors should get back to class (Detroit News)

Monday, Aug. 22
   CMU faculty union members set to strike today (Detroit News)
   CMU strike on; classes start today, e-mails say (Free Press)
   Lawrence engineers a degree in robotics (Detroit News)
   LTU to offer bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering technology (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Aug. 20
   OU offering Project Management Principles Certificate Course (Oakland Press)
   OU offering fall Certified Financial Planner program (Oakland Press)

Friday, Aug. 19
   Different suspect sought in latest attack near U-M (Free Press)
   Pell Grant cuts would be unwise (Detroit News)
   Turkey Bombs PKK Bases, Government Promises Strong Action (Daily News Corner)

Thursday, Aug. 18
   Oakland University offers energy management certificate (Oakland Press)
   Unopposed Utica Mayor Will Serve Another Term (Shelby-Utica Patch)

Wednesday, Aug. 17
   Recruiters at Black Colleges Break From Tradition (Wall Street Journal)
   CMU faculty union: Classes might not start on Monday (Free Press)

Tuesday, Aug. 16
   CMU's faculty bracing for strike (Free Press)
   CMU faculty takes initial step to a strike (Detroit News)
   Casting a wide Net for mentors (USA Today)

Monday, Aug. 15
   A virtual win-win (Crain's)

Sunday, Aug. 14
   Action-based Education (Free Press)

Thursday, Aug. 11
   OU's Center for Autism Research to hold youth event (Oakland Press)
   Pell Grants vital to state's future (Oakland Press)
   College students shouldn't be receiving food stamps (Oakland Press)
   Suit: School less than truthful (Free Press)
   Law Grads Sue Over Tuition (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Aug. 10
   Life as an Academic Can Be Tough on Family (Wall Street Journal)
   How to Close the Skills Gap (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Aug. 9
   Bid to organize denied at U-M (Free Press)

Monday, Aug. 8
   Start of school year at CMU in jeopardy (Free Press)
   30K in college kicked off food aid (Detroit News)
   Reject unionization of U-M lab aides (Detroit News)
   Cooley Law School to open Florida campus (Crain's)

Sunday, Aug. 7
   Doctor gives keynote speech at symposium on Pontiac (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Aug. 6
   Lawyer slams school's lawsuit (Free Press)
   Students disappointed over Promise Zone rules (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Aug. 4
   OU board re-elects Baskin as chair (Oakland Press)
   Schools Plan Leap Into Data (Wall Street Journal)
   New Dean to Face State Budget Woes (Wall Street Journal)
   More Business Schools Take Fresh Look at GRE (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Aug. 3
   ROTC unite with top campuses (USA Today)
   Symposium focuses on Pontiac's assets (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Aug. 2
   U-M to be paying 2 police chiefs (Free Press)
   Director embraces job to aid Mich. cities (Detroit News)

Monday, Aug. 1
   Affirmative action policies at universities on docket (Crain's)
   Engineering degrees for the EV era (Crain's)
   WSU vice president picked to head Michigan urban affairs office (Crain's)
   Colleges look to Lake St. Clair for new programs (Crain's)

Friday, July 29
   U-M student fights others' efforts to unionize (Free Press)
   State AG to appeal affirmative action ruling (Free Press)
   Macomb Community College offers Health IT program (Free Press)

Wednesday, July 27
   OU professor gets 30 days in jail, 5 years probation for stalking student (Oakland Press)
   $400,000 to help kids go to college (Journal Register)

Tuesday, July 26
   Is college 'bubble' about to burst? (The Morning Sun)

Sunday, July 24
   W2HTS moves to Oakland University (Oakland Press)
   New York Times Special Education Section (NY Times)

Friday, July 22
   Hello, Adjunct, Meet Prof. Cozy (Wall Street Journal)
   University of Michigan asks staff to cut energy use during heat wave (Ann
   Western Michigan University board signs off on staff retirements, resignations, leaves, sabbaticals (
   Western Michigan University board sets goals for President John Dunn (

Thursday, July 21
   Cooley Law School sues over online criticism (Free Press)
   4 women attacked near U-M (Detroit News)
   For-profit colleges challenge rules tying aid to student loan defaults (Detroit News)
   University Business Magazine and Higher One Honor Six More Colleges and Universities as "Models of Efficiency" (Marketwatch)

Wednesday, July 20
   OU trio earns academic honors (Oakland Press)
   Forum to spotlight Pontiac's available health care offerings (Oakland Press)
   College cuts get 'C' for creativity (USA Today)
   Academia's Crisis of Irrelevance (Wall Street Journal)
   University of Michigan regents to vote on $1.6 million upgrade to North Hall (Ann

Tuesday, July 19
   OU receives $34M software grant from Siemens (Oakland Press)
   CMU, faculty talks at impasse (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, July 18
   Acclaimed art school widens reach with Troy campus (Detroit News)
   Siemens sends OU gift of high-tech software for students (Crain's)

Sunday, July 17
   Teacher tenure reform open to many abuses (Free Press)
   UM sees 25% increase in applicants (Free Press)

Saturday, July 16
   Law School Economics: Ka-Ching! (NY Times)
   Frigid North Dakota Is a Hot Draw For Out-of-State College Students (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, July 15
   Fewer college-linked credit cards issued (USA Today)

Tuesday, July 12
   EMU is a perfect fit for DPS (Detroit News)
   Universities, like businesses, benefit from affirmative action (Free Press)

Monday, July 11
   Art Institute of Michigan to open Troy School in Oct. (Oakland Press)
   State right to lure college-educated immigrants (Crain's)
   Boost 4-year nursing programs (Crain's)
   UDM has new degree (Crain's)
   Law Schools Get Practical (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, July 10
   Universities should comply with legislature's request for stem cell research information (Oakland Press)

Friday, July 8
   LTU CEO to step down from post (Oakland Press)

Thursday, July 7
   Charter highs not making grade (Detroit News)
   Lawrence Tech president to become chancellor (Detroit News)
   GVSU biomedical engineering graduate program first in state to focus on medical design, development (

Wednesday, July 6
   WSU employees' partners' benefits in jeopardy (The South End)

Tuesday, July 5
   OCC balks at offering bachelor's (Oakland Press)
   Roundup: Michigan Admissions, Student Loans and Prospects for Film Graduates (NY Times)

Monday, July 4
   Stites: It should be easier to transfer college credits (Lansing State Journal)

Friday, July 1
   Education test scores: Room for improvement (Detroit News)

Thursday, June 30
   Senate committee wants health research branch to remain at WSU (Oakland Press)
   Allowing grad students to unionize threatens University of Michigan's research prowess (Ann

Wednesday, June 29
   EMU has vital role in Detroit (Detroit News)
   CMU faculty union deal could lapse (Free Press)
   MSU credit union offers prizes for students who read the most (Free Press)
   MSU medical student accused in dog killings (Free Press)
   Eastern Michigan University will save $5.4 million from layoffs, attrition (Ann
   Universities turn to outsourced instructors (USA Today)

Tuesday, June 28
   Finding tenants among tasks for new manager of Macomb - OU incubator (Crain's)

Monday, June 27
   Allow community colleges to offer more (Free Press)
   Feds want campus kangaroo courts (Detroit News)
   Rochester, OU build program offering microloans to retailers (Crain's)

Sunday, June 26
   OCC continues to be great asset to county (Oakland Press)

Saturday, June 25
   Teaching hospitals absorb budget cut (Detroit News)

Friday, June 24
   Did CIA go after a U-M teacher? (Free Press)
   Bill will let Michigan colleges expand degrees (
   Automation Alley helps state (Detroit News)
   The Case for Common Educational Standards (Wall Street Journal)
   Are Catholic Colleges Catholic Enough? (Wall Street Journal)
   No time to abandon black colleges (USA Today)
   University of Michigan announces new dean of School of Natural Resources (Ann

Thursday, June 23
   Keep EMU profs out of Detroit schools (Detroit News)
   Officers honored for life-saving actions (Source Newspapers)
   Why DREAM Act is right for U.S., young people (USA Today)

Wednesday, June 22
   EMU faculty to respect union deals (Free Press)
   DPS, EMU school plan approved (Detroit News)
   U.S. colleges push efforts to draw foreign students (USA Today)

Tuesday, June 21
   EMU will step into leading position (Detroit News)
   Support MSU's isotope  research (Detroit News)

Monday, June 20
   Failing schools won't be in DPS (Free Press)
   State approves Rochester College School of Nursing (Oakland Press)

Saturday, June 18
   Panel to probe alleged spying on U-M prof (Detroit News)

Monday, June 6
   OU program preps actuaries (Crain's)
   Tension over tenure (Crain's)
   Schools tweak websites for better marketing, use of social media (Crain's)
   New Programs: Oakland University (Crain's)
   For-profit colleges getting larger share of students (Crain's)
   Industry Puts Heat on Schools To Teach Skills Employers Need (Wall Street  Journal)

Wednesday, June 1
   Beaumont updates corporate name (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, May 31
   More grads go green in recycled gowns (USA Today)
   Sociology and Other 'Meathead' Majors (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, May 30
   OU robotics team earns top honors in St. Louis (Oakland Press)

Sunday, May 29
   Why Medical School Should Be Free (NY Times)
   The common sense of community colleges (Detroit News)
   Mom to promote medical awareness (Journal Register)
   Data showing students not ready for college is debated (Oakland Press)

Saturday, May 28
   Thomas M. Cooley Law School helping troops (Oakland Press)
   Winning Futures program pays off for businessman, student (Journal Register)

Friday, May 27
   Call to unionize U-M research assistants makes little sense (Free Press)

Thursday, May 26
   How should college grads define success? (USA Today)
   OU offers summer music workshops (Oakland Press)
   Benefactress honored for lifetime of civic works (Oakland Press)
   Taubman donates $11 million to Lawrence Tech (Oakland Press)
   Lawrence Tech to get $11M from Taubman (Free Press)
   Petroleum engineering majors can grease skids, study shows (USA Today)

Wednesday, May 25
   GVSU leaders say most of the $136 million in savings is targeted for buildings, academic programs (
   Academic scale might rise (USA Today)

Tuesday, May 24
   Rise in student loan defaults carries a familiar echo (USA Today)
   Price of success: VCU raises student fees (USA Today)

Sunday, May 22
   Student seeks to refresh special ed classrooms (Journal Register)
   Give Brotherhood a (go Blue) cheer (Detroit News)
   OTHER VOICES: To prosper, state must add college grads (Crain's)

Friday, May 20
   Oakland University students dig into history (Oakland Press)
   U-M board oks union for graduate researchers (Free Press)
   A Bachelor's Degree in Atheism (Wall Street Journal)
   New University of Michigan health care innovation institute to bring 500 researchers to ex-Pfizer site (Ann

Thursday, May 19
   Hard Financial Lessons Learned in College (NPR)

Wednesday, May 18
   Critics say LCC minimizing its original vocational mission (Lansing State Journal)

Tuesday, May 17
   Oakland University hosts summer program for kids (Oakland Press)

Monday, May 16
   Medical Mile offers hope, opportunity (Free Press)
   Graduate students benefit from Taubman-inspired course at LTU (Oakland Press)
   Study finds most Americans say college too expensive, not worth the money (
   Dorm costs face 3 percent increase at University of Michigan (Ann

Sunday, May 15
   OU provost continues breast cancer research (Oakland Press)
   Your So-Called Education (Wall Street Journal)
   Lift the cap on charter schools (Detroit News)

Friday, May 13
   For online students, there's an app - or two - for class (USA Today)

Thursday, May 12
   Partners' benefits at colleges under fire (Lansing State Journal)

Wednesday, May 11
   Blogger seeks dismissal of U-M student leader's suit (Free Press)
   How to reshape U.S. education (USA Today)

Tuesday, May 10
   Mount Clemens won't waive $6,000 fee for Oakland University campus (Oakland Press)

Monday, May 9
   MSU students study Mt. Clemens (Journal Register)

Sunday, May 8
   Pitzer College in California Adds Major in Secularism (NY Times)
   Don't give up on dream of higher education (Oakland Press)
   The Class That Built Apps, and Fortunes (Wall Street Journal)
   'Academic rot' teaching students to hate America (Oakland Press)

Saturday, May 7
   University of Michigan committee: Public safety changes suggested following employee's grievance after arrest (Ann
   MSU medical students begin rotations in the U.P. (Upper Michigan Source)

Friday, May 6
   Oakland Community College: Educating students, training workers, creating jobs (Oakland Press)

Thursday, May 5
   OU appeal over student's housing dismissed (Detroit News)
   Engineering a turnaround (Dbusiness)
   GVSU launches website featuring school data (
   On the Lesson Plan: Feelings (Wall Street Journal)
   Dean in London Champions Innovation (Wall Street Journal)
   Ferris State University union stages protest in president's office (

Wednesday, May 4
   WMU Board Approves 3-Year Labor Agreement with WMU Professors Union (

Monday, May 2
   State program creates jobs by paying for training at Oakland Community College (Journal Register)
   On Campus: Western Michigan University offering summer classes through academically talented program (

Sunday, May 1
   Snyder speaks at U-M commencement (Free Press)
   Snyder speech to U-M grads draws protest (Free Press)
   Shred red tape (Detroit News)

Saturday, April 30
   Alumnus, wife give $5M to NMU (Detroit News)

Friday, April 29
   Officials fear Snyder education plan (Free Press)
   U-M protest set for Snyder (Detroit News)
   GVSU's regional impact tops $680M (WOODTV in Grand Rapids)
   High-schoolers who work are less likely to finish college (USA Today)

Thursday, April 28
   Some U-M Law School students don't want Rob Portman as graduation speaker, call him anti-gay (Ann
   Metro Detroit's Institutes of Greener Learning (Metro Mode)
   Students often repeating some classes at Macomb CC (Detroit News)

Wednesday, April 27
   OU medical school presents opportunity for area (Journal Register)
   Passing on a passion for history (Free Press)
   Women lead in advanced degrees (Detroit News)
   Snyder to push for education partnerships (Detroit News)
   Some University of Michigan applicants have long wait for admission decision (Ann

Tuesday, April 26
   Doctor to talk about new medical school (Oakland Press)
   300 students to discuss social justice issues (Detroit News)
   Snyder: Reinvent education system (Associated Press)
   Colleges' animal research under fire (Detroit News)
   On campus, civility is a teachable moment (USA Today)
   Sex and the College Dean (Wall Street Journal)
   Today's debate: Gun rights (USA Today)
   For Many Michigan Applicants, a Long Wait at the Mailbox (NY Times)

Monday, April 25
   U-M cuts irrigation water by 68 percent (Detroit News)
   10 Years to Tenure at Michigan (Inside Higher Ed)

Sunday, April 24
   In Brief: Oakland University Expands into Macomb with Mount Clemens Campus (Macomb Patch)
   In Brief: Oakland University Expands into Macomb with Mount Clemens Campus (St. Clair Shores Patch)

Saturday, April 23
   Today's college students have varied needs (Oakland Press)

Thursday, April 21
   Couple give $4M gift to Beaumont (Detroit News)
   When colleges boycott College Night (Free Press)
   Poll: College students get hard lessons in finance (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, April 20
   NASCAR program offers students career test drive (Detroit News)
   For AP Students, a New Classroom Is Online (Wall Street Journal)
   Carolina's Students Get Educated (Wall Street Journal)
   Students seek greener pastures when they consider colleges (USA Today)

Tuesday, April 19
   U-M faculty member plans demonstration Tuesday against Mackinac Center's FOIA requests (Ann Arbor)
   U-M Board of Regents to vote on $6.2 million North Campus Support Facility project Thursday (Ann Arbor)
   Notre Dame Denies It Knowingly Risked Life Of Student (Wall Street Journal)
   When Big Government Goes to College (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, April 18
   MSU gets poppin' (Free Press)
   Mary Kramer: 'Free speech' has consequences on campus (Crain's)
   Is Yale University Sexist? (Wall Street Journal)
   MSU professor plagiarized and is 'guilty of research misconduct' academic committee finds (MLive)

Sunday, April 17
   Education (NY Times)
   Dean looks to alums' input to lift MSU's Broad program (Lansing State Journal)

Saturday, April 16
   A vision for tradition (Free Press)
   Guest column: Cutting GRCC faculty pay could leave a scar (MLive)
   2011 Eastern Michigan University graduates speak of struggles on the way to degree (Ann Arbor)

Friday, April 15
   Dismissal of EMU counselor draws GOP fire (Free Press)
   Hokies do 32 service hours for 32 victims (USA Today)
   The Guns of Academe (NY Times)
   Eastern Michigan University graduates will go green with eco robes (US Fed News)
   Bill targets EMU after dismissal of student Julea Ward over refusal to counsel gay client (Ann

Thursday, April 14
   MSU, ConAgra team for 'Popcorn Course' (Detroit News)
   Juniors working on college pledge (Detroit News)
   College students protesting higher education cuts (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, April 13
   Va. Tech survivor finds mission in gun control (USA Today)

Tuesday, April 12
   Vets go from combat to campus (USA Today)

Monday, April 11
   3 new schools no M.D. cure-all Crain's)
Schools set global track for students and programs (WSJ)
   Turning the Classroom Upside Down (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, April 10
   How to get a Real Education (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, April 8
   Why it's fair to use open-records laws to question academics' political activism (Washington Post)

Thursday, April 7
   U-M Student sues fired assistant AG (Detroit News)
   U-M student sues former assistant attorney general (Journal Register)
   U-M student leader alleges harassment in lawsuit (Free Press)
   Needy students lose if AmeriCorps funding is cut (Free Press)
   WSU hopes grant can save study (Detroit News)
   Wayne State Shuts Down Website to Investigate Campaign Finance Concerns Raised by FOIA Debate (Michigan Capitol Confidential)

Wednesday, April 6
   MSU keeps Libya diplomat course (Free Press)
   Group defends FOIA request (Detroit News)
   Beaumont opens Rochester Hills wellness center (Free Press)

Tuesday, April 5
   E-mail request riles at U-M (Free Press)
   U-M develops 2 stem cell lines (Free Press)
   U-M trespass policy may ease up on bans (Free Press)
   U-M president 4th-best paid among peers (Detroit News)
   No matter what e-mails say, professors at Michigan universities should stand firm on their beliefs (

Monday, April 4
   U-M creates new stem cell lines (Detroit News)
   Less-educated could get left behind (USA Today)
   College credit transfer system examined (Crain's)

Sunday, April 3
   When higher ed makes students low priority (Free Press)
   Unpaid Interns, Complicit Colleges (NY Times)

Friday, April 1
   Student data stolen from EMU linked to tax fraud (Free Press)
   EMU: Stolen student info used to fake tax forms (Detroit News)

Thursday, March 31
   WSU admissions plan is 'immoral' (Detroit News)
   Kudos to OCC for its ecofriendly efforts (Free Press)
   OU unveils new clean energy center (Oakland Press)
   Request for profs' e-mails on labor strife sparks outrage (Free Press)
   Congratulations! You've Been Accepted to BSU (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, March 30
   Think tank's request for emails stirs controversy (Detroit News)
   A Little Learning (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, March 29
   FRIB at MSU worth funding, Rogers says (Lansing State Journal)
   Police searching for suspect in stabbing at Eastern Michigan University (Free Press)
   Man forces his way inside EMU dorm room and robs woman (Ann Arbor)
   Virginia Tech fined $55K for response to shootings (Detroit News)
   Dad throws book at college admissions (USA Today)
   A Requiem for Detroit (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, March 28
   Alliances between universities, community colleges ease student troubles (Free Press)
   School Zone blog: How much is too much to pay for college? (MLive)

Sunday, March 27
   Amid tougher times, spending on payroll soars at Michigan universities (Free Press)
   MCC students now eligible for WSU honors program (Journal Register)

Saturday, March 26
   OCC scholarship recipients share stories at luncheon (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, March 23
   Students should consider more than ranking when making a decision on which college to attend (M-live)
Tuesday, March 22
'Education community' label for Kalamazoo can only grow with Western Michigan University medical school (
   WMU lands $100-million anonymous donation for medical school (Free Press)

Monday, March 21
   Public TV starts Midtown studio, revives WSU relationship (Crain's)
   UM moves up in law school ranks; MSU, WSU make list (Crain's)
   The Law Is a Class (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, March 20
   OCC offers short-term programs designed to retrain displaced workers (Oakland Press)
   DPS may be tough sell to charter firms (Detroit News)
   Charters' performance a mixed bag (Detroit News)
   Teaching to the Text Message (NY Times)

Saturday, March 19
   Envisioning a sustainable future (Free Press)

Friday, March 18
   The U.C.L.A. Video (NY Times)
   Law School Loses Its Allure As Jobs at Firms Are Scarce (NY Times)
   18 Entries for Competition to Build a Campus on City Land (Wall Street Journal)
   With Crises, Colleges Worry About Students Abroad (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, March 17
   For Detroit Schools, mixed picture on reforms (New York Times)

Wednesady, March 16
   OU satellite campus takes shape (Journal Register Newspapers)
   U-M ties to Detroit bolstered by center (Free Press)

Tuesday, March 15
   A case study of religious versus university rights (Free Press)
   Schools set up resources for students in recovery (USA Today)

Sunday, March 13
   Growing school, huge dreams: Oakland U. makes strides in quest to be a top college (Free Press)
   President praised for building bonds with community (Free Press)

Saturday, March 12
   U-M reviews its trespass policy (Free Press)
   U-M floats new trespass rules (Detroit News)

Friday, March 11
   College Today: More Fun, Less Rigor? (Wall Street Journal)
   Senate Hearing Describes Success and Failures of For-Profit College (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, March 10
   OU's Distinguished Alumnus award presented to Chapoton (Oakland Press)

Thursday, March 10
   Wayne State's tighter door (Detroit News)

Wednesday, March 9
   Wayne State considers stricter admissions (Detroit News)
   Here, Tweeting Is a Class Requirement (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, March 8
   Chinese university officials tour MCC (Journal Register)
   In London, a school's program under fire (Free Press)

Sunday, March 6
   Early college for high school students a growing trend (Oakland Press)
   OCC shows fiscal and educational excellence (Oakland Press)

Thursday, March 3
   Why unions hurt higher education (USA Today)
   Texans Split on Campus Guns (Wall Street Journal)
   College The Easy Way (Wall Street Journal)
   Students Struggle for Words (Wall Street Journal)
   B-School Bulletin (Wall Street Journal)
   Dean at For-Profit Kaplan Seeks to Raise Standards (Wall Street Journal)
Wednesday, March 2
   South goes north to Novi (Oakland Press)
   Guns on campus could cause more tragedy than they avert (USA Today)

Tuesday, March 1
   College Cries Foul Over a Copycat (Wall Street Journal)
   New OU lab to broaden local expertise in cyber security (Oakland Press)
   Keep college campus gun ban (Detroit News)
   No more hollow diplomas (Detroit News)

Monday, Feb. 28
   Recruiters use nontraditional ways (Free Press)
   Private scholarships on the rise (Detroit News)
   Class by themselves (Crain's)

Sunday, Feb. 27
   Remarkable growth with an eye toward the future (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Feb. 26
   OU professor calls global warming 'a hoax' (Oakland Press)
   Tough assignment: Lift schools while cutting (Free Press)

Friday, Feb. 25
   Publishers Expand E-Textbook Offerings for Classroom (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Feb. 22
   Mich. high school grad rates up; many not ready for jobs, college (Detroit News)
   Many Michigan high school grads not ready for college, analysis finds (Free Press)
   Buying Your Way Into College (Wall Street Journal)
   Campus was on alert for Loughner (USA Today)

Monday, Feb. 21
   Cooley Law School to offer course on Homeland Security (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Feb. 20
   OCC finds strength amid tight budgets (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Feb. 16
   OU scholars to discuss social interaction of black, Jewish communities (Oakland Press)
   Grant to help U-M study heart pump (Detroit Free Press)
   U-M names 1st female business school dean (Detroit News)

Monday, Feb. 14
   College students come in all ages (USA Today)
   Forget Nuclear Missiles, College Is the Arms Race to Control (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Feb. 11
   GM Foundation to grant 1,100 scholarships (Detroit News)
   GM plans to award $4.5 million in college scholarships (Free Press)
   New tech projects press demand for engineer talent (Oakland Press)
   Success starts with admissions (Detroit News) Now College Is the Break (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Feb. 10
   OU gets $30M grant for School of Engineering and Computer Science (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Feb. 8
   MSU boosts effort to draw students from outside Michigan (Lansing State Journal)

Monday, Feb. 7
   Officials mull challenge to increase degree-holders (Crain's)

Sunday, Feb. 6
   Online Courses, Still Lacking That Third Dimension (NY Times)
   The Escalating Arms Race for Top Colleges (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Feb. 4
   Tickets available to hear Thomas Friedman lecture (Detroit News)

Thursday, Feb. 3
   University to reopen today after threat (Detroit Free Press)
   Harvard Changes Course (Wall Street Journal)
   B-School Bulletin (Wall Street Journal)
   As World Turns, Wharton Adapts (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Feb. 2
   Most governments, universities close; U-M stays open (Detroit News)

Monday, Jan. 31
   OU seeks nominations for exceptional nurses (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Jan. 30
   Panel OKs CMU's doctor of medicine degree (The Morning Sun)
   Eastern Michigan University sees growth in number of students, credit hours (Ann

Friday, Jan. 28
   Teach For America will get $100M for endowment (Detroit News)

Thursday, Jan. 27
   University of Michigan's campus ban reviewed after 2,000 are restricted (Free Press)
   Biomedical Research Symposium scheduled (Oakland Press)
   Oakland University professor accused of stalking student (Oakland Press)
   Oakland U. professor charged with stalking former student (Detroit News)
   OU professor arraigned on stalking charge (Free Press)
   OCC to cut $20.7 million from budget (Oakland Press)
   Schools on alert in Tucson's aftermath (USA Today)
   Schools seek aid to track trouble (USA Today)
   Decline Found in Freshmen's Mental Health (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Jan. 26
   Report card: Less than half of U.S. students proficient in science (Detroit News)
   P&G deal with MSU, other schools, to ease way for research (
   Students Score Poorly on Science Test (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Jan. 25
   Western Michigan University names Dr. Hal B. Jenson as its first medical-school dean (
   Colleges Re-Examine Safety After Rampage (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Jan. 24
   OU Receives Thousands of Applications for 50 Spots in New Medical School (Rochester Hills Patch)

Saturday, Jan. 22
   A College Test Leaves Questions Unanswered (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Jan. 19
   Wayne State puts Gilmour in charge (Free Press)
   Gilmour takes Wayne St. helm (Detroit News)
   New study finds students learning little in college (Oakland Press)
   The task before WSU President Gilmour (Michigan Chronicle)
   Time to mandate reporting of mental health concerns (USA Today)

Tuesday, Jan. 18
   First two years of college wasted? (USA Today)
   College's Policy on Troubled Students Raises Questions (NY Times)

Monday, Jan. 17
   OU scholarships help launch teaching careers (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Jan. 16
   U-M wait list grows as applicants increase (Free Press)
   Raise the bar (Detroit News)

Friday, Jan. 14
   Ex-Student Sues College Over Her Hospitalization (NY Times)

Thursday, Jan. 13
   Schools have methods to aid disturbed students (Oakland Press)
   Colleges' watch for killers debated (USA Today)

Monday, Jan. 10
   Grading the Ivory Towers (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Jan. 9
   Education Life (NY Times)
   Study Finds family Connections Give Big Advantage in College Admissions (NY Times)

Saturday, Jan. 8
   In College, Learning the Basics About Money (NY Times)

Friday, Jan. 7
   College students lack scientific literacy, study finds (Eureka

Thursday, Jan. 6
   Program connects U-M, high schoolers (Free Press)
   How will students communicate? (Inside Higher Ed)

Wednesday, Jan. 5
   Crain's List: Detroit-Area Graduate Business Degree Programs (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Jan. 4
   Accelerate reform (Detroit News)

Monday, Jan. 3
   Lake Michigan College pushes nuclear technology bachelor degree program (Capital News Service)
   College registration going on now (Oakland Press)
   Fellowship offers chance to teach (Detroit News)

Saturday, Jan. 1
   Eastern Michigan University, University of Michigan offer fellowship for those interested in teaching science, math, engineering or technology (Ann

Wednesday, Dec. 29
   Delaying College to Fill in the Gaps (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Dec. 26
   OU continues to make giant strides (Oakland Press)
   Elite U: The Measure of an Education (NY Times)

Wednesday, Dec. 22
   Big-bucks college presidents aren't earning their pay (USA Today)

Tuesday, Dec. 21
   OU introduces financial planning certificate (Oakland Press)
Sunday, Dec. 19
   Is Going to an Elite College Worth It? (NY Times)

Saturday, Dec. 18
   Colleagues hopeful for professor (Free Press)

Friday, Dec. 17
   Ferris State University pharmacy program looking for space on Medical Mile (

Thursday, Dec. 16
   Money out the fenetre (Wall Street Journal)
   MSU students to continue medical training in Saginaw hospitals (
   CMU School of Medicine teams with Saginaw groups (The Morning Sun)

Tuesday, Dec. 14
   A charade ends in disgrace (Free Press)
   Wayne State, U-M students receive honor (Free Press)
   Independent universities prove their value (Free Press)

Monday, Dec. 13
   Op-ed: Promise Zone drive is an amazing effort (Oakland Press)
   SW math standards confound students (Detroit News)
   Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents set to extends President Susan Martin's contract (Ann
   Hope, GVSU help boost Michigan international student population (

Saturday, Dec. 11
   In GVSU's 50th year, former president Lubbers sees university as a work in progress (

Friday, Dec. 10
   Pomise Zone hosts Stedman Graham (Oakland Press)
   More sign language students signal a shift (USA Today)
   Va. Tech could be fined for shooting response (USA Today)
   The Puzzling Assault on For-Profit Colleges (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Dec. 9

   MSU plan eyes cuts to agriculture college (Free Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 8

   WSU, Ford health to grow joint venture (Free Press)
   WSU, Ford hospital ink deal (Detroit News)
   Ex-student sues WSU, Salvation Army (Detroit News)

Sunday, Dec. 5

   Budget-Cutting Colleges Bid Some Languages Adieu (NY Times)

Friday, Dec. 3
   OU launches energy certificate program (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Nov. 30
   Student suspended in alleged WSU threat (Detroit News)
   Macomb CC's first green building class graduates (Detroit News)
   Wayne State studentpreneurs flood Accelerate Michigan competition (Southeast Michigan Startup)
   Chinese students flock to U.S. business schools (

Monday, Nov. 29
   During boring classes, texting is new doodling (Oakland Press)
   CMU should hold its academic programs to major standards if it is to cost as much as major university (CM Life)

Saturday, Nov. 27
   EMU students get old-school education in one-room schoolhouse (Free Press)
   Grant provides financial aid to Western Michigan University students seeking rehabilitation counseling degrees (

Wednesday, Nov. 24
   Oakland has med school (Free Press)
   Report slams grad rates at 2 campuses (Free Press)
   Classroom tech key to students' futures (Detroit News)

Monday, Nov. 22
   Differences stall projects at colleges (Crain's)
   How to Succeed in Teaching Without Lifetime Tenure (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Nov. 21
   Rethink higher-ed governance (Free Press)

Saturday, Nov. 20
   Panel at OU assesses election outcomes (Oakland Press)

Friday, Nov. 19
   New medical school closes applications (Free Press)

Thursday, Nov. 18
   Schooled but uneducated (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Nov. 17
   Higher Learning (Free Press)
   Can't Pick a College Major? Create One (Wall Street Journal)
   Western Michigan University growing enrollment, jobs, despite funding erosion (

Tuesday, Nov. 16
   Hillsdale professor debunks New Deal's effectiveness (Detroit News)

Monday, Nov. 15
   EMU study to target water weeds (Free Press)
   Problems remain despite health care training (Free Press)
   College study abroad suffers a dip (USA Today)

Saturday, Nov. 13
   Online college applications are becoming more efficient, but some educators are not cheering (LA Times)

Friday, Nov. 12
   Should free college be part of education? (USA Today)

Thursday, Nov. 11
   Centralize higher-ed governance? (Free Press)

Sunday, Nov. 7
   Education section (NY Times)

Saturday, Nov. 6
   Darts and Laurels (Oakland Press)

Friday, Nov. 5
   Education priorities (Detroit News)

Thursday, Nov. 4
   Harvard works at China, India (Wall Street Journal)
   B-Schools Redouble Overseas Efforts (Wall Street Journal)
   B-School Bulletin (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Nov. 2

   College leaders want to offer 4-year degrees (Free Press)

Monday, Nov. 1
   Shanghai University delegation to tour Macomb Community College (Free Press)
   Students get a jump on college at OCC academy (Oakland Press)
   Most popular career paths (The Paper)
   All You Can Be (X-ology)
   Students partner with company projects (X-ology)
   MSU gets $600K for 2nd-degree nurse scholarships (Chicago Tribune)

Thursday, Oct. 29
   MSU College of Human Medicine offers Early Assurance Program (

Wednesday, Oct. 27
   Dropouts cost taxpayers $9 billion; CMU retention leads WMU, behind other institutions (Central Michigan Life)

Thursday, Oct. 28

   Views on college improve (Detroit News)
   More Michigan parents want education for kids (Detroit News)
   U-M president: School continues to thrive (Detroit News)
   Economy has workers headed back to school (Oakland Press)
   Graduation study a mixed bag for state's universities (Free Press)

Tuesday, Oct. 26
   Beaumont revisits cancer unit bid (Detroit News)
   41,924 go blue at U-M (Free Press)
   Enrollment at U-M reaches all-time high (Detroit News)
   Urgent business (Detroit News)
   Next governor should give community colleges their due (Free Press)

Monday, Oct. 25
   3 colleges get spots at MSU med school (Free Press)
   Fundraising for new Beaumont, OU medical school gains steam (Crain's)

Sunday, Oct. 24
   Fundraising for new Beaumont, OU medical school gains steam (Crain's)
   Colleges push to boost low grad rates (Free Press)
   'Horrendous' black-white gap at Wayne State, national report finds (Free Press)
   Coming Out Illegal (NY Times Magazine)
   State universities struggle to get graduates out the doors (Free Press)

Saturday, Oct. 23
   Darts and Laurels: OU (Oakland Press)
   Putting a Price on Professors (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Oct. 21
   Police deny bullying led to OU student's suicide (Oakland Press)
   Friends recall 'upbeat' OU student (Oakland Press)
   Student's death ruled a suicide (Free Press)
   Gay student's suicide probed (Detroit News)
   Report: U-M skewed to 20 high schools (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Oct. 20
   Provost highlights OU's accomplishments (Oakland Press)
   Graduation Rates Stagnate As Latinos Continue to Trail (Wall Street Journal)

Saturday, Oct. 16
   More Mentally Disabled Youths Go To College (Click on Detroit)

Thursday, Oct. 14
   OU and Beaumont announce stem cell research initiative (Rochester Post)

Tuesday, Oct. 12
   College dropouts cost taxpayers (Oakland Press)

Monday, Oct. 11
   CEO has experience needed to lead hospital (Oakland Press)
   Fact Check: education (Oakland Press)
   Oakland University and William Beaumont Hospitals join forces (Crain's)
   Beaumont stays on a diet (Crain's)

Saturday, Oct. 9
   Darts and Laurels (Oakland Press)

Friday, Oct. 8
   Macomb-OU INCubator awarded 2 grants (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Oct. 6
   Oakland University and Beaumont Hospital plan stem cell research institute (Oakland Press)
   O.U., Beaumont team up to create stem cell center (Detroit News)
   Rochester College and OU see record-breaking enrollments (

Tuesday, Oct. 5
   OU, Beaumont To Create Stem Cell Institute (WWJ Newsradio)
   OU, Beaumont Hospitals to open stem cell research institute (Crain's)
   Families can afford college if they strategize early (USA Today)
   OU and Beaumont Hospitals announce ambitious venture into stem cell research (Rochester Citizen)

Monday, Oct. 4
   We shouldn't add colleges to the bailout list (Oakland Press)
   University law clinics help entrepreneurs (Crain's)
   U-M Medical School Creates Joint Institute With Peking University (PR Newswire)

Sunday, Oct. 3
   Fed's power grab now targeting private colleges, universities (Oakland Press)
   MSU, other universities add depth to talent pool (

Friday, Oct. 1
   Crazy College Courses (
   Western Michigan University wants $100 million science facility to expand research capabilities (

Thursday, Sept. 30
   Demand Tests Two - Year Colleges (Wall Street Journal)
   The Best Executive M.B.A. Programs (Wall Street Journal)
   Small Change (Wall Street Journal)
   Columbia to Offer E.M.B.A. Saturday Program (Wall Street Journal)
   How the Rankings Were Compiled (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Sept. 29
   University of Michigan to build $46 million nanoscience building (Crain's)
   As for-profit colleges rise, students question value (USA Today)

Tuesday, Sept. 28
   Yes, college is worth the price of admission (USA Today)
   WMU Named a Top School for Veterans (
   Registerbomb gets 471 Central Michigan University students registered to vote in ten hours (CM-Life)
   Partnership allows Saginaw Valley State University to send 2 students to MSU medical school each year (
   Stabenow, Levin Announce $450,000 for Oakland University's Business Incubator in Sterling Heights (Trading
   Troubled economy drives record enrollment in Michigan colleges, especially community colleges (
   Question is 'when' not 'if' WMU will get medical school in Kalamazoo (

Monday, Sept. 27

   Local people have given back to county (Oakland Press)
   Leaders to be recognized for improvement efforts (Detroit News)
   Medical students travel to Peru to render aid (Oakland Press)
   Promise broken to community colleges (Free Press)
   Lawsuits target for-profit colleges (USA Today)
   For Accountants and Engineers, School Name Plays Bigger Role (Wall Street Journal)
   LTU, OU host career fair (Crain's)
   Caught in the Web (Crain's)
   MCC programs robotics training into course work (Crain's)
   Community colleges aim to supply workers to growing biotech industry (Crain's)
   Initiative aims to link research, business (Crain's)

Sunday, Sept. 26
   Summer Undergraduate Program in Eye Research (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Sept. 25
   Conference offers dozen workshops for writers (Oakland Press)

Friday, Sept. 24
   Black Colleges Need a New Mission (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Sept. 23
   Mount Clemens' OU site dedicated (Detroit News)
   Oakland University dedicates new center in Macomb County (Crain's)
   Donors help transform Mt. Clemens office building into education center (Macomb Daily)

Tuesday, Sept. 21
   State needs more college grads (Free Press)

Monday, Sept. 20
   Recovery act advances MSU research (

Sunday, Sept. 19
   A Health Care Plan for Colleges (NY Times)

Friday, Sept. 17
   House OKs more degrees for community colleges (Free Press)
   Two-year colleges may offer bachelor's (Detroit News)
   Talk is cheap as schools languish (Free Press)
   U-M follows strict ethics rules (Detroit News)
   OCC's enrollment increases by 3.1 percent (Detroit News)
   Rochester College enrollment increases (Oakland Press)
   At Harvard, Protest Over Honor for Instructor (NY Times)
   Physician, Humanize Thyself (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Sept. 16
   OU snags grants for health projects (Free Press)

Wednesday, Sept. 15
   A College Closes for Good As Rescue Plan Is Rejected (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Sept. 14
   EMU faculty give OK to 2-year contract (Free Press)
   Ethics problems in higher ed (Detroit News)
   Wayne State's leader: We've got to improve (Free Press)

Monday, Sept. 13
   Troy siblings attend OU for engineering degress (Oakland Press)
   New law clinic nears 30 cases (Free Press)
   2 Lawrence Tech students to aid foundation (Free Press)
   Poet Nikki Giovanni will visit Wayne State to encourage disadvantaged college grads to earn advanced degrees (Free Press)
   Many find Michigan a cool place to hit books (Free Press)
   Penn State Tops Recruiter Rankings (Wall Street Journal)
   Schools' Rankings Calculated From 479 Recruiter Responses (Wall Street Journal)
   How They Ranked (Wall Street Journal)
   Some Chiefs Stay Close to Alma Maters (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Sept. 12
   Students could bring bed bugs to dorms inside used furniture (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Sept. 9
   A revived campus may aid the region (Free Press)
   College might not be answer for everyone (Detroit News)
   University autonomy is best system for state (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Sept. 8
   OU satellite campus has a home downtown (Free Press)
   City, Oakland University to celebrate new campus (Detroit News)
   U-M's use of animals in nurse training criticized (Detroit News)

Sunday, Sept. 5
   The End of Tenure? (NYT Book Review)

Friday, Sept. 3
   In Medical School, Seeing Patients on Day 1 to Put a Face on Disease (NY Times)
   Did scheme brew Mich. Tea Party? (Free Press)
   Where Columbia Beats Harvard (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Sept. 2
   Rewarding Referrals (Wall Street Journal)
   At Some Companies, Students Are Teaching (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Sept. 1
   Contract deal is reached at EMU (Free Press)
   EMU, faculty reach deal on two-year pact (Detroit News)
   Grant to cover engineer tuitions (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Aug. 31
   EMU's faculty to take strike approval vote (Detroit News)
   3 colleges get grants to help out students (Free Press)
   A promise sends 15 to college (USA Today)
   Reading, Writing, Radical Change (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Aug. 30
   Ferris State faculty to teach without contract (Free Press)
   Community colleges in crossfire (Crain's)
   EMU union's demand unrealistic (Crain's)
   How to judge a college? Not by arbitrary rankings (USA Today)
   Health Care Weekly Review Award of Excellence winner: Oakland University William Beaumont Medical School (Health Care Weekly Review)

Sunday, Aug. 29
   EMU, FSU contract talks deadlocked (Free Press)

Friday, Aug. 27
   Beaumont Hospitals gets $3M gift to establish cardiovascular center (Oakland Press)
   Michigan Tech and H2Opportunities Partner to Develop New Water Resource Management Technologies (Michigan Tech News)
   Scapegoating For-Profit Colleges (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Aug. 26
   Ferris State faculty members picket, file (Detroit Free Press)

Wednesday, Aug. 25
   Hybrid vehicle revs up OU students, encourages learning across disciplines (Rochester Citizen)
   Western Michigan University names Interim dean for Graduate College (
   Ah, to return to the halcyon days of academe (USA Today)

Tuesday, Aug. 24
   Broaden college degree options (Detroit News)
   WSU's problems begin with DPS (Detroit News)
   Opinion: Administrative Bloat Drives College Costs (AOL News)
   More parents saving for college (
   To Start A Spinoff Biz, Look to Utah (NPR)
   Grads to law schools: We object (USA Today)
   Business Accelerator Network kicks off business plan competition with $500,000 top prize (Crain's)
   The Average Cost of a U.S. College Education (U.S. News)

Monday, Aug. 23
   Black-white graduation gap at WSU worst in U.S. (Detroit News)
   Walsh College offers flexible, affordable master's program (Free Press)
   Corinthian Colleges Cancels Meeting Amid Uncertainties (Wall Street Journal)
   Law school apps up, fewer graduate to legal jobs (Crain's)

Sunday, Aug. 22
   MSU probing plagiarism allegations (Free Press)
   Lawrence Tech offers 6 new degree programs (Free Press)
   Jack Lessenberry: U-M feels the pinch (Traverse City Record-Eagle)

Friday, Aug. 20
   Colleges fail at teaching the basics (Detroit News) GVSU offers first online master's degree program (

Thursday, Aug. 19
   More public computer centers coming to Saginaw (

Wednesday, Aug. 18
   Increased diversity has no effect on ACT (USA Today)
   Scores stagnate at high schools (Wall Street Journal)
   ACT scores dip; more are ready for college (Free Press)

Tuesday, Aug. 17
   College books for less (USA Today)
   For-Profit Schools Fret Over Repayment Test (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Aug. 16
   Technology could hinder college students' independence from parents (Free Press)
   Strategies can help cut cost of pricey college textbooks (Detroit News)
   For-profit colleges' stocks take a hit (USA Today)
   The Old College Try (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Aug. 13
   Blessing or curse? (Detroit News)
   Inquiry on Harvard Lab Threatens Ripple Effect (NY Times)
   Legislators far apart on cuts (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Aug. 11
   Ex-Ford CFO to take lead at WSU (Free Press)
   Wayne State governors board taps ex-Ford CFO (Detroit News)
   Help Colleges (Detroit News)
   Transitioning to college with a learning disability (USA Today)

Tuesday, Aug. 10
   Higher ed in state hurting (Detroit News)
   Colleges help parents with transition, too (Detroit News)
   Learning curve goes digital (USA Today)

Monday, Aug. 9
   What, Me Study? (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Aug. 8
   Oakland University and DSO partnership hits a high note (Free Press)
   MSU spends more in nonacademic areas as state aid drops (Lansing State Journal)

Friday, Aug. 6
   Granholm's next stop: WSU? (Free Press)
   Granholm denies speculation she's a candidate to head WSU (Detroit News)
   They're working (Detroit News)

Thursday, Aug. 5
   Gifted high school students study college math at OU (Oakland Press)
   Foreign Schools Target U.S. Professors (Wall Street Journal)
   Opting to Go Abroad (Wall Street Journal)
   'Tight' rules sought for for-profit schools (USA Today)

Wednesday, Aug. 4
   Oakland University initiative designed to help put Michigan back on track (Metromode)
   File-sharing now a no-no at colleges (USA Today)
   Probe finds fraud and deception at for-profit colleges (USA Today)
   NMU union ratifies contract (
   $10K offer targets 8th-graders (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Aug. 3
   OU aims to tackle community issues (Oakland Press)
   Survey ranks profs, financial aid, more (USA Today)
   Harvard Business School Won't Open Asian Campuses (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Aug. 2
   Couple honored for contributions to OU (Oakland Press)
   Student start-ups get national notice (Free Press)
   Ignorance By Degrees (Wall Street Journal)
   High costs, loan defaults expose for-profit colleges (USA Today)
   Analysis: Dangers of Status Quo Budgeting in Higher Education (Mackinac Center)
   University of Michigan Medical School hits 'highest point ever' in faculty hiring (

Sunday, Aug. 1
   For a College President, the Criticisms Pile Up (New York Times)
   In Britain, Dorms Have Summer Jobs (New York Times)

Saturday, July 31
   The Academic-Industrial Complex (New York Times)

Friday, July 30
   Student hopes idea for education fund wins (Oakland Press)
   College students may get break on textbook expenses (USA Today)

Thursday, July 29
   Getting Into Med School Without Hard Sciences (NY Times)

Tuesday, July 27
   EMU student will appeal judge's decision (Detroit News)

Monday, July 26
   Need college cash? Lose the job (Chicago Tribune)
   Plan cracks down on for-profit colleges (USA Today)
   Oakland University (Crain's)
   Lake Superior State launches Dearborn satellite campus (Crain's)
   Prospect of long presidential search worries some at WSU (Crain's)

Sunday, July 25
   Passing grade (Detroit News)
   Survival of the Fittest (New York Times)
   Administrative Glut (New York Times)
   Data: 2010 Admissions Tally (New York Times)
   The Latino Lag (New York Times)

Saturday, July 24
   U.S. News: Beaumont in Royal Oak among best in nation (Oakland Press)
   In Defense of For-Profit Colleges (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, July 23
   Mich. students raise scores on merit exams (Detroit News)
   Michigan Merit Exam scores at highest ever (Free Press)
   11th-graders in county, state improve Michigan Merit Examination scores (Oakland Press)
   Once in First Place, Americans Now Lag in Attaining College Degrees (New York Times)

Thursday, July 22
   Oakland U establishes downtown Mt. Clemens campus (Metromode)
   School chief's goal is to get more students to go to college (Oakland Press)
   College missions remain clear (Detroit News)
   Beating high price of college textbooks (Detroit News)
   What you can learn from a 50-year college reunion (USA Today)

Friday, July 16
   Oakland University going 'green' with geothermal heating and cooling system (Oakland Press)

Thursday, July 15
   Oakland University to expand to Mount Clemens (C and G News)
   U-M students: Coleman should quit firm's board (Free Press)
   OU urban farmers fight to save historic home (Rochester Post)

Wednesday, July 14
   Local colleges support retraining (Detroit News)
   Agricultural colleges sell cows to cut costs (Detroit News)

Tuesday, July 13
   Opinion: A Criminal Oversight in College Background Checks (

Friday, July 9
OU and Mt. Clemens will benefit from new building (Oakland Press)
   OU Board names new chairman (Oakland Press)
   More colleges using green as selling tool (USA Today)
   Imagine if Every Celebrity Had a University (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, July 8
   Michigan colleges create joint film institute (Detroit News)
   OU begins study to find ways to prevent falls (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, July 7
   Students picking major by matching passion, demand (Free Press)
   MSU Dubai's program for undergrads is cut (Free Press)
   MSU to end Dubai program (Detroit News) Henry Baskin elected chairman of Oakland University's board of trustees (Crain's)
   Is college overrated? (USA Today)

Tuesday, July 6
   OU has new way of training doctors (Free Press)
   Audit faults SPARK's actions while Snyder on board (Associated Press)

Friday, July 2
   Retraining boosts private schools (Detroit News)

Thursday, July 1
   Building is donated to Oakland University (Free Press)
   Take the pain (Detroit News)
   Strained community colleges reap little benefit from retraining (Detroit News)
   Hybrid M.B.A.s Offer Flexible Option (Wall Street Journal)
   Online Programs Push for More Interaction (Wall Street Journal)
   Faculty to Take Course For Teaching on Web (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, June 30
   Mount Clemens office building donated to OU (Oakland Press)
   Mount Clemens office building donated to Oakland University (Macomb Daily)
   Macomb developers donate $2 million building to Oakland University (Crain's)
   Colleges cautioned about e-readers (USA Today)
   Enrollment is up at Grandparents U. (USA Today)

Monday, June 28
   Non-tenured faculty push for pact (Free Press)
   Dorm That Honors Klansman Sparks Debate (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, June 27
   OU continues to improve its offerings to students (Oakland Press)

Saturday, June 26
   Federal court orders OU to pay $101,676 in discrimination case (Oakland Press)

Friday, June 25
   OU told to pay student's legal fees (Free Press)
   WSU medical school names new dean (Detroit News)

Tuesday, June 22
   Project management course offered at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
   Business 'accelerators' get $3M grant (Oakland Press)

Monday, June 21
   Op-Ed: Don't turn community colleges into four-year schools (Detroit News)
   $3M grant to help unify four business accelerators (Crain's)

Friday, June 18
   Another Catholic university fails litmus test (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, June 17
   New Provost (Free Press)
   Colleges not training students for careers that are growing (Suburban Lifestyles)
   Will class-based affirmative action catch on? (USA Today)
   College enrollment at highest level since '68 (USA Today)

Wednesday, June 16
   Union Vote (Free Press)
   New rules would protect students (USA Today)

Tuesday, June 15
   2018 workforce needs more college degrees (USA Today)
   Nontenure track union thankful for MSU deal (

Sunday, June 13
   MSU Extension tailors its services to Oakland (Oakland Press)
   OCC a great investment for Oakland residents (Oakland Press)

Friday, June 11
   Advance planning puts U-M on solid ground (Detroit News)

Thursday, June 10
   Universities promise pact with colleges (Free Press)
   Success comes with hard work (Detroit News)
   OU invites business professionals to boost their project management skills (Rochester Citizen)

Wednesday, June 9
   Discounts draw in students (USA Today)

Tuesday, June 8
   Robotic Competition (Oakland Press)

Monday, June 7
   U-M study finds compassion waning on college campuses (Free Press)
   Michigan needs to shift to a culture that values education - Glazer (Crain's)
   Slowing the brain drain (Crain's)
   New Programs (Crain's)
   Crain's List: Detroit-Area Graduate Business Degree Programs (Crain's)
   WMU joins universities with regional outposts (Crain's)

Sunday, June 6
   Colleges Extend The Welcome Mat to Students' Pets (NY Times)

Friday, June 4
   Training designed to create a lean culture in Michigan (Oakland Press)
   EMU Boosted (Free Press)

Thursday, June 3
   0,0,0 = growth (Detroit News)
   OU to host School of Nursing Envision Conference (Oakland Press)
   B-Schools Scramble As Job Scene Picks Up (Wall Street Journal)
   Deans Set Priorities for Tough Times (Wall Street Journal)
   Fewer Firms Footing the Bill (Wall Street Journal)
   Turnaround Specialist to Take On Yale (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, June 2
   His and her roommates (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Tuesday, June 1
   Resurfacing resumes of Squirrel Road section (Detroit News)
   Brain Drain (The Paper)

Monday, May 31
   Graduation parties are a matter of degree (Free Press)
   CMU seeks to punish player (Detroit News)

Sunday, May 30
   A 3-Year Degree: Can Less Be More? (NY Times)

Friday, May 28
   A Tale of Two Students (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, May 27
   Early Christianity is topic of OU course (Oakland Press)
   Veteran Western Michigan University administrator Jack Luderer tapped as interim dean of medical school (Kalamazoo Gazette)
   Graduates, you can have it all (USA Today)

Monday, May 24
   Kalamazoo schools create college culture (Detroit News)

Friday, May 21
   MBA open house at OU (Oakland Press)
   $1 Million grant to help Western Michigan University lure 60 science teachers to campus (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Thursday, May 20
   Degrees of Difficulty (USA Today)
   Minds On the Move (Wall Street Journal)
   Admittance, rejection letters vary in tact, tone (

Wednesday, May 19
   Pols trailing public on higher education (

Monday, May 17
   UM ramps up Pfizer move (Crain's)

Sunday, May 16
   Plan B: Skip College (NY Times)

Saturday, May 15
   Why Liberal Education Matters (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, May 14
   6,300 Dupes Want to Know: Why'd You Lie? (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, May 13
   Grads' success is based on substance, not sums (USA Today)
   Rape claim phony, OU student admits to police (Rochester Post)

Wednesday, May 12
   Speeding College to Save $10,000 (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, May 11
   Black college graduates face a road ahead full of potholes (USA Today)

Sunday, May 9
   Half a Degree (NY Times)

Saturday, May 8
More of state's foster youths are heading to college (Free Press)
   OU students dig to unearth ice house (Oakland Press)
   College Degree Doesn't End Race Gap (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, May 7
   Slaying might yield change (USA Today)

Thursday, May 6
   Police: Woman accused of making false rape claim was seeking attention (Oakland Press)
   OU student arraigned on false rape report (Free Press)
   OU student charged in filing of false rape report (Detroit News)
   When Mom's in school, too (USA Today)
   A lesson every grad needs but doesn't get: personal finance (USA Today)
   B-Schools Try Makeover (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, May 4
   OU welcomes autism experts (Oakland Press)

Sunday, May 3
   Grand Valley State to open cyber school (Free Press)

Saturday, May 2
   Barriers on way to degress make grads eager to serve (Free Press)

Thursday, April 29
   State universities tout benefits at House hearing (Detroit News)
   Senate rejects Granholm's university board picks (Detroit News)
   Murder verdict in sex assault at EMU upheld (Detroit News)
   OU police seize marijuana, arrest students (Rochester Post)

Wednesday, April 28
   Grads Head to College In Record Numbers (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, April 27
   SC4 pairs with Oakland University (Times Herald)
   OU police seize marijuana, arrest students (C & G)
   University, INC. (DBusiness)
   The Business of Education (DBusiness)
   Fix Degrees of Separation (DBusiness)

Monday, April 26
   Is a church a graduation venue? (USA Today)

Sunday, April 25
   OU medical center progressing well (Oakland Press)
   Promises Kept in Kalamazoo (Free Press)

Friday, April 23
   OUCARES Hosts Symposium on Autism Interventions, Supports (Targeted News Service)
   Don't stall education reform (Detroit News)
   Police raid OU apartment (Oakland Press)
   Oakland University medical center progressing well (Oakland Press)
   OU's Alumni Association supports students with $57,000 in 2010 scholarship awards (Rochester Citizen)

Tuesday, April 20
   Ukraine educators to learn about U.S. schooling (Oakland Press)
   Sameness and 'Diversity' on Campus (Wall Street Journal)
   Find a green college: Check! (USA Today)

Monday, April 19
   Education Section (New York Times)
   UM biz school looks to open offices overseas (Crain's)
   MSU hosts policy forum on land use (Crain's)
   IPad Struggles At Some Colleges (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, April 18
   Harvard, Yale grads pack highest court (Free Press)
   Site shows kids way to college (Detroit News)

Saturday, April 17
   EMU regents to hear pleas for unionization (Detroit News)
   Website offers teens help in college choices (Detroit News)

Friday, April 16
   U-M grads to help students find ways to get to college (Free Press)
   MSU to lead state with green graduation (Free Press)
   SHW Group puts focus on education (Oakland Press)
   Free Association and the First Amendment (Wall Street Journal)
   Hard Questions From 'Soft' Sciences (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, April 15
   OU breaks ground for 'green' Health Building (C & G News)
   Pre-law program planned (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, April 13
   Medical developments are turning Oakland University into 'A premier destination for health education' (Oakland Press)
   New enrollment program will prove to be invaluable (Oakland Press)
   College students 'Glee'-ful about show choirs (Clarion-Ledger)

Thursday, April 8
   Gun rights boosters protest OU's ban (Detroit News)

Monday, April 5
   Five new members join Oakland, Eastern boards (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, March 30
   First to go to college, they stay the course (USA Today)
   Granholm appoints three new members to Oakland University's board (Crain's)

Friday, March 26
   OU, OCC form dual enrollment program (Oakland Press)
   Oakland University, Oakland Community College launch joint enrollment program (Crain's)
Oakland University offers two online, advanced degree nursing programs (Oakland Press)
   Oakland University and Oakland Community College Announce O2O Dual Admission/Concurrent Enrollment Program (Rochester Citizen)
   Week on the Web (Crain's)

Thursday, March 25
   OU is beacon for the region (Detroit News)
   Oakland University's growth great for county, state (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, March 24
   Some Life Lessons in College Rejections (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, March 22
   On campus, 'tolerance' and faith collide (USA Today)

Sunday, March 21
   Oakland University's stature reaching global proportions (Oakland Press)

Friday, March 19
   Why College Students are so Hard to Count (USA Today)

Thursday, March 18
   Colleges weigh in on new DPS schools plan, say: Count us in (Free Press)

Tuesday, March 16
   Charter Schools and Student Performance (Wall Street Journal)
   But what if college just isn't for everyone? (USA Today)
   Teens in need of direction can turn to apprenticeships (USA Today)

Sunday, March 14
   The Prof Stuff (NY Times)

Saturday, March 13
   Climategate Was an Academic Disaster Waiting to Happen (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, March 12
   On the Barricades at Shimer (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, March 10
   California's College Dreamers (Wall Street Journal)

Saturday, March 6
   The Golden State's Me Generation (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, March 4
   States fight poor rates of college completion (Detroit News)
   College bans people convicted of sex crimes (Detroit News)
   Students rally today for quality education (USA Today)

Wednesday, March 3
   Counselors get a 'poor' score (USA Today)

Sunday, Feb. 28
   Oakland University enjoys another record enrollment, to build new health building (Oakland Press

Thursday, Feb. 25
   400 non-tenured CMU faculty seek union representation vote (Detroit Free Press)
   Oakland University to offer post-baccalaureate nursing program (Daily Tribune)
   Reinventing - or totally skipping - your senior year (USA Today)

Tuesday, Feb. 23
   Non-Campus Recruiting (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Feb. 19
   OU medical school earns accreditation (C & G Newspapers)
   Groundbreaking (Detroit Free Press)
   U-M alumnus sues over closed-door board meeting (Detroit News)

Thursday, Feb. 18
   Business Schools Tap Veterans (Wall Street Journal)
   Service Helps to Link Ex-Military M.B.A.s (Wall Street Journal)
   After Slayings, University Tries to Regroup (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Feb. 16
   Registration begins Friday at Oakland University (Oakland Press)
   Oakland, Western join CMU in forming medical school projects (CM Life)
   How Tenure Battle Rankled (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Feb. 15
   Keep successes coming at community colleges (Free Press)
   Alabama campus reels after shooting (USA Today)
   Oakland U. launches business intelligence, data mining program (Crain's)

Sunday, Feb. 14
   DPS Grads: Been there, doing well (Detroit News)
   It all starts with a better curriculum (Free Press)

Friday, Feb. 12
   Catholic Colleges and Tests of Faith (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Feb. 11
   About 1 in 5 students need remedial help in college (Free Press)
   Ohio State president calls for tenure reform (Associated Press)
   Gender gap in college has far-reaching consequences (USA Today)

Monday, Feb. 8
   New report finds Michigan earns D- grade for policies on teacher quality (Detroit News)

Sunday, Feb. 7
   How do we prepare kids for jobs, future? (Free Press)
   Letter: New demand for adjunct professors (New York Times)

Thursday, Feb. 4
   Wayne State expands in Macomb Co. (Free Press)
   New branch for Wayne State (Detroit News)
   MSU business school dean recommended (Free Press)

Tuesday, Feb. 2
   What's a degree really worth? (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Feb. 1
   A mark against online term papers (USA Today)
   Op-ed: Keep community colleges open to all (Free Press)

Sunday, Jan. 31
   U-M report: U.S. medical schools lag in minorities (Free Press)
   Back to school, as an adjunct (New York Times)
   Princeton's type-A-plus students chafe at grade deflation (New York Times)

Friday, Jan. 29
   Why the fetish about footnotes (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Jan. 28
   U.S. keeps foreign Ph.D.s (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Jan. 26
   OCC sees near-record enrollment (Oakland Press)
   College gender gap is stable (USA Today)

Monday, Jan. 25
   Robert Mentzer, former dean of WSU medical school, takes job in San Diego (Crain's)

Friday, Jan. 22
   OU to offer post-baccalaureate nursing program (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Jan. 21
   Group wants emphasis on quality in college learning (USA Today)
   Lawrence Tech forges new alliances with Chinese universities (Oakland Press)
   College chief says Macomb on mend (Detroit News)
   The Campus Consultant (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Jan. 15
   The Conundrum On Campus (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Jan. 14
   A Lesson in Determination (Jewish News)

Wednesday, Jan. 13
   Disabled OU student moves into dorm after judge's ruling (West Bloomfield Beacon)

Tuesday, Jan. 12
   OU not fighting for its students (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Jan. 5
   OU student in court fight moves into dorm (Detroit News)
   Disabled man moves into OU dorm (Oakland Press)
   Battle won, student moves to OU campus (Free Press)
   OU online registration runs through Monday (Oakland Press)

Monday, Jan. 4
   Oakland University professors examine business of higher education (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Jan. 3
   Readers debate ruling for disabled OU student (Oakland Press)
   You Can Go Back Again (NY Times)
   Spending Tuition: Scalping Courses (NY Times)

Saturday, Jan. 2
   Columbia Gets a Lesson in Property Rights (Wall Street Journal)

Friday, Jan. 1
   County emerges as hotbed in battle for civil rights of disabled (Oakland Press)
   Crain's List: Detroit-Area Business Degree Programs (Crain's)

Thursday, Dec. 31
   Despite economy, OU had good year (Oakland Press)
   OU to appeal judge's ruling on housing (Free Press)
   OU to fight dorm issue involving disabled man (Detroit News)
   OU appeals decision to let disabled student live in dorm (Oakland Press)
   Growing college access (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Dec. 30
   Student wins housing fight (Detroit News)
   OU officials to announce plan for court ruling (Free Press)

Tuesday, Dec. 29
   Judge rules disabled student can live in dorm (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Dec. 26
   The year on campus: change and hard times (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Dec. 22
   On Campus, Unprepared (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Dec. 21
   Dad, daughter graduate from OU at same time (Oakland Press)

Friday, Dec. 18
   OU student's housing bias case continues (Detroit News)

Thursday, Dec. 17
   Weighing the value of the college diploma (Wall Street Journal)
   Judge may rule today on OU discrimination case (Oakland Press)
   Doctors Seek Aid from Business Schools (Wall Street Journal)

Tuesday, Dec. 15
   Math project wins two students scholarships (Detroit News)

Sunday, Dec. 13
   Community colleges reach higher (Free Press)

Saturday, Dec. 12
   Culinary programs, events to get boost (Detroit News)

Thursday, Dec. 10
   WSU enrollment continues to rise (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Dec. 8
   Chinese college students flocking to U.S. campuses (USA Today)
   College research enhances learning (Detroit News)

Sunday, Dec. 6
   Taking the Magic Out of College (NY Times)

Saturday, Dec. 5
   MSU moves ahead with plan to slash programs (Free Press)

Friday, Dec. 4
   Homecoming for CMU's new president (Detroit News)
   CMU taps Ross for its first black president (Free Press)

Tuesday, Dec. 1
   Why men warrant a break on college admissions (USA Today)
   Hotseat ignites interaction: Web-based teaching tool is no gimmick (USA Today)
   Degree debate misses key questions (Crain's)
   Battle of degrees heats up (Crain's)

Monday, Nov. 30
   Professor who works to free innocent finds himself accused (Wall Street Journal)
Sunday, Nov. 29
   At this school, everyone majors in marijuana (New York Times)

Friday, Nov. 27
   Move remedial courses online (Detroit News)

Thursday, Nov. 26
   It's the weekend: Time for class (Free Press)

Monday, Nov. 23
   Wayne State is attracting a younger crowd (Free Press)

Sunday, Nov. 22
   Russi doing stellar job at Oakland University (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Nov. 19
   The Case of the Purloined Paper (USA Today)
   Teaching the Golden Rules (Wall Street Journal)
   OU faculty irked again (Detroit News)
   WSU provost to quit at the end of school year (Free Press)
   WSU provost will leave post for teaching job (Detroit News)

Friday, Nov. 13
   America's top college professor (Wall Street Journal)
   Soaring pay for coaches throws academics for a loss (USA Today)
   U-M's Coleman on top college chief's list (Free Press)

Thursday, Nov. 12
   OU offers graduate business certificate courses (Oakland Press)
   Ferris plans to offer green building degree (Free Press)

Wednesday, Nov. 11
   U-M is tops for amount of media buzz (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Nov. 10
   Getting back to school (Wall Street Journal)
   OU faculty organizing no-confidence vote against Russi (Oakland Press)

Monday, Nov. 9
   A laboratory of learning to help students thrive (USA Today)
   WMU opening office in Royal Oak (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Nov. 8
   iPhones, iPods welcome in Central Michigan class (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Nov. 7
   State lures teachers to inner cities (Detroit News)
   Grant to boost Mich. teachers (Free Press)

Friday, Nov. 6
   The lost boys: Why aren't more men going to college? (Wall Street Journal)
   website accused of selling worthless diplomas (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Oct. 31
   MSU considers department closings (Free Press)
   Cuts to 40 programs on table at MSU (Detroit News)

Friday, Oct. 30
   A disciple in denial: Political Science is not science (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Oct. 29
   Students experience state Supreme Court (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Oct. 28
   Innovative new OU Tech Center opens (C & G News)

Monday, Oct 26
   Op-ed: Lifting state cap on high-quality charter schools creates academically proven programs (Detroit News)

Sunday, Oct. 25
   Prosecutors turn tables on student journalists (New York Times)

Friday, Oct. 23
   OU library opens new technology learning center (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Oct. 21
   OU, Rochester College tout record-breaking enrollment (C&G News)
   Immigrant scientists create jobs and win Nobels (Wall Street Journal)
   Education and lifespan (Wall Street Journal)
   Mich. colleges become players in video games (Detroit News)

Monday, Oct. 19
   High grades sign of 'academic dishonesty" (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Oct. 17
   Professors of the world, unite? (Wall Street Journal)
   Academia goes silent on free speech (Wall Street Journal)
   Open houses planned to highlight programs (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Oct. 15
   M.B.A.s seek social change (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Oct. 14
   Fall U-M enrollment reaches record high (Detroit News)
   Number of black students falls again (Free Press)

Saturday, Oct. 10
   Justice for all: A class in ethical sudoku (Wall Street Journal)

Sunday, Oct. 11
   2 teacher programs at risk of failing (Free Press)

Saturday, Oct. 10
   OU grows enrollment for 12th straight year (Free Press)

Friday, Oct. 9
   OCC, OU enrollments grow (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Oct. 7
   Hispanic students aspire to higher education (USA Today)

Tuesday, Oct. 6
   U-M more vibrant than ever (Detroit News)
   Coleman: U-M has much to celebrate (Free Press)

Monday, Oct. 5
   Hard times are driving people back to school (Free Press)

Saturday, Oct. 3
   Op-ed: Darts and Laurels (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Sept. 29
   Return to the classroom (Wall Street Journal)
   OU business school celebrates 40 years (Oakland Press)
   Letter: Applaud professors for taking a stand (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Sept. 27
   Grading the ratings (NYT Magazine)
   The college calculation: How much does higher education matter? (NYT Magazine)

Saturday, Sept. 26
   OU names new engineering dean (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Sept. 24
   Online high schools test students' social skills (Wall Street Journal)
   Selling college, overseas (USA Today)
   Expanding college access (Detroit News)

Monday, Sept. 21
   Those who can ... also teach (Crain's)

Sunday, Sept. 20
   An exceptional education within reach (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Sept. 16
The following are part of a package of stories the Wall Street Journal published on top MBA programs
   With more student strapped for cash and time, accelerated business programs are growing in popularity
   Hidden gems
   Less time in school often can mean more time needed to find a job
   In search of a cachet
   The economic downturn has part-time MBA programs scrambling to help students pay for tuition
   Schools are reshaping their executive MBA offerings as the recession takes a toll on enrollments
   One-year MBA programs are fast, but they leave no time for internships

Tuesday, Sept. 15
   Let's grade Wall Street like colleges (Wall Street Journal)
   Millions are spent to upgrade classrooms (Free Press)

Saturday, Sept. 12
   Dropouts seek a boost from equivalency exams (Wall Street Journal)

Thursday, Sept. 10
   Study links failure in college to low goals (Detroit News)
   Low standards are a hurdle to graduation (USA Today)

Wednesday, Sept. 9
   Also consider this: Where the college is (USA Today)

Sunday, Sept. 6
   The university's crisis of purpose (New York Times)

Thursday, Sept. 3
   College Education is about more than money (USA Today)
   High schools punt on priority of academics (Detroit News)
   Kindle must be accessible, WSU says (Free Press)

Aug. 31, 2009
   U.S. colleges are not giving students their money's worth (Oakland Press)

Aug. 27, 2009
   Oakland U, Dassault Systemes partner on course (

Aug. 24, 2009
   Student excels in Upward Bound (Oakland Press)

Aug. 21, 2009
   Those little lists: What college rankings tell us (Wall Street Journal)

Aug. 20, 2009
   Adding personality to the college addmissions mix (Wall Street Journal)
   Financial meltdown prompts business schools to retool some courses (Wall Street Journal)
   Schools prepare for next downturn (Wall Street Journal)
   Professor says business schools and students can take away lessons from financial crisis (Wall Street Journal)
   Earning a C - at best in first -year college courses (USA Today)

Aug. 19, 2009
   College-entrance scores flagging (Wall Street Journal)
   2009 ACT scores coverage (Associated Press, Free Press, Oakland Press)

Aug. 18, 2009
   Wayne state to offer advanced battery class (Free Press)
   Michigan's best colleges for black students (African American Family)

Aug. 17, 2009
   Study prompts call to help 'stop-outs' finish degrees (Crain's)
   High school kids to get head start on two-year degree (Oakland Press)
   Bill could trim math requirement (Free Press)
   College publishers offer rental textbooks (AP)

Aug. 16, 2009
   Op-ed: OCC ready to embrace new federal spotlight (Oakland Press)

Aug. 11, 2009
   Proposal would address low-performing universities (Free Press)
   Barnes & Noble heads back to school with college booksellers purchase (Wall Street Journal)

Aug. 10, 2009
   WSU faculty union cries foul over process used to pick Parisi (Crain's)

Aug. 7, 2009
   Lawrence Tech honored in The Princeton Review (Oakland Press)

Aug. 6, 2009
   Two trustees quit in Illinois admissions scandal (Wall Street Journal)
   Op-ed: Community college bachelor's degrees (Free Press)

Aug. 4, 2009
   Op-ed: Bill not for all colleges, but is still worthwhile (Oakland Press)

Aug. 3, 2009
   Sustainability could secure a good future (USA Today)

Aug. 2, 2009
   Freshman at Michigan Universities (Free Press)

July 30, 2009
   Risks and rewards in push to boost community colleges (Wall Street Journal)
   'Acceptance' takes on dual meaning for college hopefuls (USA Today)
   Green teachers or an elite corps? (USA Today)

July 28, 2009
   Fellow graduates, before we greet the future, a word from my sponsor (Wall Street Journal)

July 27, 2009
   Community colleges lobby to offer four-year degrees (Associated Press)

July 23, 2009
   Op-ed: Bashing career colleges (Wall Street Journal)
   Baker enrollment up with spike in career changes, online courses (Oakland Press)
   OU offers English language camp (Oakland Press)

July 21, 2009
   A surge from bunker to dorm (Detroit News)

July 20, 2009
   Op-ed: Give community colleges their due (Free Press)

July 19, 2009
   Before college, costly advice just on getting in (New York Times)

July 16, 2009
   E-Readers get mixed reviews from students (Wall Street Journal)
   A privacy law that protects students, and colleges, too (Wall Street Journal)

July 14, 2009
   OU women named Academic Top 25 (Oakland Press)
   Obama to boost community colleges, retraining efforts (Detroit News)
   Obama to push for billions to retrain, teach workers (Free Press)
   Record number seeks freshman spots at U-M (Free Press)

July 13, 2009
   Expand the potential of community colleges (Free Press)

July 9, 2009
   The evolution of metro community colleges (MetroMode)

July 8, 2009
   Oakland University plans $62 million human health building (Oakland Business)
   It's up to college students to make the grades to graduate (USA Today)
   OU Board approves new Human Health Building (Oakland Press)
   Journalism school's leader asked to leave; students upset (Detroit News)

July 6, 2009
   Summer classes are too good a deal to pass up (Free Press)

July 5, 2009
   Universities aim to maintain excellence (Free Press)

July 2, 2009
   MSU med students branch out (Detroit News)
   In White House, U-M ranks with Harvard, Yale (Detroit News)

June 28, 2009
   Program offers college credit to students in high school (Oakland Press)
   Colleges discriminating against any group should loose funding (Oakland Press)

June 25, 2009
   Student says university changed rules to exclude him (Oakland Press)
   Cooley associate professor promoted to assistant dean (Oakland Press)

June 24, 2009
   Too many colleges fail to graduate students (USA Today)
   Plan to increase college education raises many issues (Wall Street Journal)
   More students traveling abroad creates a generaion of global citizens (Scripps)

June 23, 2009
   Tenure and academic freedom (Wall Street Journal)

June 22, 2009
   Accountability 101: Public colleges must keep costs under control and graduate more students (Detroit News)
   Oakland University to offer new major in cinema studies (Crain's)
   The Jack Welch MBA coming to Web (Wall Street Journal)
   Writing skills essential in information age, trainers say (Oakland Press)

June 20, 2009
   Yes we can expand access to higher ed (Wall Street Journal)

June 19, 2009
   Colleges strive to ensure intellectual diversity (USA Today)

June 18, 2009
   Two-diploma plan demeans Michigan's technical students (Detroit News)
   Career schools a good match for busy adults (Free Press)