Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


MSU names interim president

January 18, 2019
EAST LANSING — Michigan State University’s new temporary leader, Satish Udpa, is a high-ranking but low-profile university administrator and former engineering dean — who was promoted to take the helm until a permanent president is announced in June. Read More

MSU: Engler's resignation is immediate

January 17, 2019
EAST LANSING — Michigan State University's Board of Trustees said the resignation of John Engler as interim president is effective immediately. Read More

MSU's interim president faces ouster amid Nassar fallout

January 16, 2019
EAST LANSING — Michigan State University's Board of Trustees will seek to oust interim President John Engler if he doesn't resign amid criticism of comments he has made about victims of imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar, a trustee said today. Read More

West Michigan business schools rank among 'best' in US

January 14, 2019
Two business schools in West Michigan are standing among the nation’s “best.” Read More

Program aims to showcase health care jobs

Osteopathic Foundation of West Michigan connects students with doctors, providing hands-on experience.

January 11, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Amid an impending shortage of health care workers, a foundation is taking steps to introduce more West Michigan high school students to medical fields. Read More

College creates supply chain program

January 11, 2019
A local college has created a new program to prepare students for supply chain management. Read More

MSU creating new fund for Nassar victims

January 10, 2019
| By AP
EAST LANSING — Michigan State University said it is creating a new fund to help victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar, months after a similar program was suspended over fraud allegations. Read More

Global firm acquires insurance brokerage

January 9, 2019
A global provider of insurance, risk management and consulting services has acquired a firm in the region. Read More

Inside Track: Dedication to philanthropy

Executive director of Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy helps organization expand reach beyond Grand Rapids.

January 4, 2019
Teresa Behrens said she has driven about 40,000 miles per year for the past 10 years commuting from her home in Ann Arbor to her job in Grand Rapids. Read More

Muskegon gets initial education funding

Kent ISD, GRPS had applications for work readiness training program denied.

January 4, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The state is providing funds to enhance work readiness training for students in 12 Muskegon school districts. Read More