Michigan

Men of Merit

Michigan's Jackson Community College thinks its black male students may be their own best motivators.

Power Play

Some U. of California academic senators are poised to remove chairman, but their ability to do so is unclear.

No Felons Allowed

A Michigan community college that this year banned all child sex offenders from enrolling will now meet with all students who are felons or whose name appears on the state’s sex offender registry to determine if their enrollment should be revoked or their admission denied.

Opening Up Dormitories

This fall, Eastern Michigan University opened its dorms to students from nearby Washtenaw Community College, in order to earn some extra revenue while further encouraging students to transfer and giving them a taste of residential college life.

The institutions are a half mile apart, Eastern Michigan in Ypsilanti and Washtenaw in Ann Arbor. The university is also the top transfer destination of students from the community college. But when Eastern Michigan had extra dorm space to spare, the two institutions drew even closer.

Not So Fast

Michigan provost wants to extend pre-tenure period to 10 years -- and faculty senate resoundingly rejects the idea.

10 Years to Tenure at Michigan

New policy, adopted over faculty objections, gives divisions the option to extend probationary periods.

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