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Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents says it is deeply concerned by recent allegations involving sexual assault on campus.

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Michigan public health expert and recently appointed Eastern Michigan University regent Jessie Kimbrough-Marshall is working with the University's Family Empowerment Program to make sure residents understand the benefits of being vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus.

Lisa Barry talks with Dr. Kimbrough-Marshall about her recent efforts in area neighborhoods and an online webinar to continue the discussion virtually.


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Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appointed a new member to Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents.

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Eastern Michigan University Regent Rich Baird has resigned.


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Two new members have been appointed to Eastern Michigan’s Board of Regents.


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Eastern Michigan University has formed a partnership with Henry Ford College that will offer a tuition-free, 4-year degree program to frontline workers.  


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Ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted Eastern Michigan University to delay the start of its winter semester by a week.


EMU Board Of Regents Approves Tuition Increase

Jun 18, 2020
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Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents approved a tuition increase for the 2020-2021 academic year.  

Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents has given the green light to sell the building that currently houses the College of Business


EMU Adds Bachelor Of Science In Civil Engineering

Feb 13, 2020
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Eastern Michigan University will now offer a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.  Eastern's Board of Regents approved the new academic program Thursday during a regularly scheduled meeting.  University President James Smith says it's a field that's in high demand in Michigan.


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A new partnership in China was among the items approved at today’s EMU Board of Regents meeting.


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Improving student enrollment was a main topic of discussion Thursday afternoon during an Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents meeting.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan was there and has the story.
 


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Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents approved a contract extension Tuesday afternoon with The American Association of University Professors, also known as the EMU AAUP.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan has the story.
 


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The student body president at Eastern Michigan University is asking a professor to resign after posting a racist acronym on social media last year.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan has the story.


EMU'S REC-IM Building To Get $16 Million Renovation

Dec 14, 2018
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Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents met Friday afternoon and gave the green light to move forward with a $16 million renovation project for its REC-IM building

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A lawsuit seeking to reverse Eastern Michigan University’s decision to cut four of its sports programs has been dismissed.


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The Board of Regents at Eastern Michigan University approved a three-year agreement with the full-time lecturers union.  The new contract includes salary increases of 1.7% during the current school year and a 2% percent increase for 2019/2020.

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A Hillsdale couple is suing Eastern Michigan University for violating the Open Meetings Act when eliminating four athletic programs.  Douglas and Mary Willer both have undergraduate and graduate degrees from EMU, are athletic boosters and Doug is a member of the Eastern Michigan University Athletics Hall of Fame after twice being named an All-American wrestler.  Learn more in this conversation with the Willer's attorney. 


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The elimination of four sports programs at Eastern Michigan University was a controversial topic during the university's Board of Regents meeting Friday afternoon.  Over 150 people attended and overflow rooms were used. 

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Faculty and lecturers at Eastern Michigan University held a rally this morning to protest, what they're calling, a violation of their labor union contract.


EMU Makes Changes To Its Free Speech Policy On Campus

Oct 20, 2017
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Eastern Michigan University wants to make sure it protects freedom of speech on campus.  As a result, today, during its Board of Regents meeting, it updated its free speech and speaker policy.
 


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Eastern Michigan University has chosen Scott Wetherbee to be its next athletic director.

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Undergraduate tuition and fees at EMU will increase 3.9 percent or $474 per student taking 30 credits per year.  The increase is just under the state tuition restraint cap and will allow Eastern to continue receiving state performance funding for not exceeding the state guidelines.


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Eastern Michigan University held a budget forum on Tuesday.

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A group of about twenty Eastern Michigan University part-time lecturers and their supporters rallied before the university's Board of Regents meeting today to protest possible cuts. 


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After another racist graffiti message was found on a wall at Eastern Michigan University, a new approach will be used to address the issue. 
 


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Eastern Michigan University released new e-mails about the possible sale of its Kresge Environmental Center, also known as Fish Lake in Lapeer.


Eastern Michigan University Welcomes New President

Jul 15, 2016
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Eastern Michigan University held an ice cream social to welcome its 23rd president, James Smith.


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Eastern Michigan University has extended its appeal response time to a Freedom of Information Act request regarding the potential sale of its Kresge Environmental Center.

 

 


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