After Dec. 2019, the 92-year-old Marygrove College, now graduate-only, will close. Students yet to complete their degrees at Marygrove will be able to complete their degrees at EMU through a teach-out agreement active Dec. 15, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2020.
At the June 13 Board of Regents meeting an increase of 4.4 percent was approved for undergraduate tuition. According to the Board of Regents, the State of Michigan Senate Fiscal Agency has recommended to the Governor a tuition restraint cap of 4.4 percent. This puts the undergraduate tuition increase at the state maximum.
Stephen “Ken” Hobbs has been selected as fire chief for the City of Ypsilanti after his initial rejection by the former city manager. The now resigned manager chose to elect a candidate from outside the city over the much respected Hobbs who has served with the Ypsilanti Fire Department for 33 years.
A partnership deal for student housing is speculated following the closure of Buell and Phelps Halls
The closure of Buell and Phelps Halls sheds light on the problems in student housing on campus. A decision has yet to be made in regards to student housing as a Board of Regents Meeting looms on June 23.