Thursday, July 14
- Eastern Michigan University’s Department of Public Safety assisted the Ypsilanti Police Department in the arrest of an armed man on the corner of Washtenaw Avenue and Ballard Street.
Thursday, July 14
In response to the number of unarmed African American men being shot down by police across the country recently and the subsequent ambushes occurring to police officers as well, the EMU Ballroom filled with people from across the Ypsilanti community to talk about policing throughout the community.
Ypsilanti’s City Manager has announced his retirement. The city council accepted the resignation of City Manager Ralph Lange during a 7:00 a.m.
Ten EMU employees lost their jobs Monday evening due to budget cuts. Although the number of job losses are known, the actual positions and people have not yet been identified.
As interim President Donald Loppnow explained in an email to faculty and staff members, EMU employees who could potentially be cut, will be assessed over a 30-day “bumping” period while Welch Hall negotiates with union members.
The beginning of any college semester is stressful enough as students sign up for classes, fill out financial aid forms, attend orientation, meet with academic advisors and get ready for countless deadlines and all-nighters.
Earlier this June it was announced that Wayne State University would no longer be making it a requirement for all students to take and pass a math class in order to graduate.
Students at Eastern Michigan University will be paying an additional 4.1 percent in tuition this fall semester.
Friday, June 17
The Board of Regents authorized interim-president Donald Loppnow to sign a 10-year contract allowing EMU’s dining services to be privatized on June 21.
Scholarships are strongly sought out by college students today and usually the larger the award amount, the more challenging it is to obtain it.