Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


University names VP of undergraduate academics

July 28, 2015
An experienced business faculty member at a local college has been named vice president of traditional undergraduate academics as part a new team-based administrative structure. Read More

Startup launches web app for continuing education students

July 23, 2015
A startup has launched a web-based platform that helps accounting and finance professionals manage their continuing education and certifications. Read More

Cornerstone University names VP of adult learning

July 20, 2015
An experienced administrator and faculty member has been selected to oversee adult learning and a biblical seminary at Cornerstone University. Read More

Grand Rapids mayor wins national education award

July 17, 2015
Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell has won the Friend of Education award from a national organization for his “enduring” contributions to education. Read More

Utility plans solar garden at university

July 15, 2015
Through an agreement with a university, a utility is planning to construct a solar energy garden in the area for multiple customers. Read More

University plans $12.2M recreation center expansion

July 14, 2015
A university is planning the second phase of an expansion project at its recreation center. Read More

Utility plans $15M training center downtown

July 13, 2015
A utility has received approval to lease land from a university to construct a $15-million corporate training center downtown. Read More

New Kendall president is ready to contribute

Leslie Bellavance’s leadership experience and artistic skills will come in handy.

July 10, 2015
The new president of Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University is looking to build on her knowledge of internal and creative community relationships to maintain focus on the school’s direction. Read More

Inside Track: Engaging the community

Jesse Bernal’s commitment to inclusion and equity stems from his experiences growing up in a small town in southern Texas.

July 3, 2015
Jesse Bernal recognizes it is the impact of the individual that provides direct meaning for his commitment to social justice. Read More

Cornerstone University names EVP of academics

June 29, 2015
A man with more than 28 years of experience in higher education is the new executive vice president for academics at Cornerstone University and dean of its Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Read More