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Eastern Michigan University held a farewell reception for interim president Donald Loppnow

 


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A press conference was held at Eastern Michigan University over concerns of job cuts and food quality if the administration decides to privatize its dining services.

 


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You're the head of athletics at a mid-major university, and the football team has been struggling.  29 years without a conference title, 21 years since the last winning season.  Conversations on campus range from eliminating football to dropping a level to Division II. That's the situation facing Eastern Michigan University's Athletic Director.  How does she respond?  We find out. 


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 Faculty members from Eastern Michigan University say a request from the school’s Board of Regents was a surprise during a meeting about the Education Achievement Authority on Tuesday.

Faculty Senate Vice President Judy Kullberg says the regents had not previously asked faculty to include a comparison between EAA schools and Detroit Public Schools in an evaluation.

 

She says,

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Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents announced a change to the committee tasked with selecting candidates for EMU president, but university faculty insist that the search be made public.

 


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   July 7th, 2015 is Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin’s last day in office.  She leaves EMU 7 years to the day she started in the position.  She says it has been an emotional and moving experience as she steps down but after a one year sabbatical will return as an Eastern professor.

89.1 WEMU’S Lisa Barry spoke with President Martin, and you can hear the interview here:


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400 students from a dozen schools came to Eastern Michigan University's campus last Thursday for the second annual "Math facts challenge"  sponsored by the EMU Charter schools office.  

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Former WXYZ-TV Channel 7 anchor and Detroit news legend, Bill Bonds, passed away last weekend.  WEMU remembers him as the dominant force that he was in Southeast Michigan for nearly thirty years.  Today he will be memorialized fondly as he is laid to rest.  

I had an opportunity to sit down with a longtime coworker of Mr. Bonds, Eastern Michigan University's VP for Communications Walter Kraft, to talk about his life and legacy.


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Team of Monea and Cole to advance to national championship in January

See the EMU press release below:

EMU Student Veterans Honor Fallen Comrades

Nov 9, 2012
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Michigan servicemembers who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan are being remembered in a special way on the Eastern Michigan University campus this Veterans Day.