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Thursday 03/27/2014
Disco, accusations mark semester’s last BOG meeting
Posted: March 27, 2014

The Board of Governors met Friday, March 21 in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

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Thursday 03/20/2014
Student Senate, Provost brainstorm gen ed requirements
Updated: March 26, 2014 - 7:07 pm

The Student Senate at Wayne State met for their biweekly meeting March 6. During the meeting, the senate discussed rescheduling for students in the future and some of the new features the student body might want to see on campus.

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WSU professors analyze Ukrainian-Russian conflict
Posted: March 20, 2014

The New York Times reported on Saturday, March 15 that Russian troops had seized a gas terminal just beyond the regional border of Crimea the day before the population was set to vote on a secession referendum.

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Wednesday 03/05/2014
BOG chair aims for Washington
Updated: March 06, 2014 - 3:21 pm

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Friday 02/28/2014
Low WSU graduation rates threaten state funding
Posted: February 28, 2014

President Wilson visited Lansing to speak to the subcommittee on higher education about Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget increase for universities and to make a case about how Wayne State is unique as a university. 

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Sunday 02/23/2014
WSU budget administrator wants more from state
Posted: February 23, 2014

Gov. Snyder’s recent proposal to increase funding for the state’s public university system by 6.1 percent was met with cheers from thankful university presidents, and jeers from his Democratic opponents.

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Sunday 02/09/2014
Research Corridor presidents stand up to Congress
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 12:06 am

On the brink of Congress’ imminent new batch of sequestration cuts that would slash federal research funding to universities throughout the country, the presidents of Michigan’s three major research universities, which are collectively known as the University Research Corridor, decided to publicize their apprehensions about the forthcoming legislation.

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Saturday 02/08/2014
BOG meeting steeped in controversy
Updated: February 11, 2014 - 4:12 pm

Allegations of integrity violations and animal abuse were raised during the Board of Governors meeting Feb. 7.

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Wednesday 11/06/2013
Mike Duggan wins Detroit mayoral election
Updated: November 07, 2013 - 2:38 pm

It’s Duggan.

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Monday 11/04/2013
Duggan does Detroit
Updated: November 07, 2013 - 9:18 am

Less than two weeks before the Detroit mayoral election, Wayne State hosted candidate Mike Duggan Oct. 24 at the Alumni House. Duggan briefly outlined his history in the city and his credentials before taking questions from the audience.

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WSU hosts Benny Napoleon for town hall
Updated: November 07, 2013 - 9:18 am

Benny Napoleon answered questions from students and residents of Detroit during a forum at the Law School on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Wayne State University.

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Sunday 10/13/2013
Student Senate courts food vendors
Posted: October 13, 2013

The food court is often the hub of college life, but brace yourselves, Wayne State students: it’s about to get even better.  

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Thursday 10/03/2013
President offers insights, plans
Updated: October 13, 2013 - 2:44 pm

After the audience viewed a university ad featuring the man of the hour himself, Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson gave his first university address Oct. 2 at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Arts Auditorium. The audience was packed with students, staff, faculty, government figures and alumni who welcomed Wilson’s speech with enthusiastic and frequent applause.

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Sunday 09/22/2013
Taking Charge
Posted: September 22, 2013

Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson presided over his first Board of Governor’s meeting Sept. 20, tackling issues such as student enrollment, Michigan student residency guidelines, and classroom updates.

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Wednesday 11/09/2011
Student Senate talks tuition bill
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:15 am

The Wayne State Student Senate met Nov. 3 to discuss topics that included an upcoming voter registration drive and a bill before

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Tuesday 11/08/2011
News brief: Obama campaign announces online youth initiative
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:18 am

Members of President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign committee announced Oct. 31 the kickoff of an initiative to garner youth participation in next year’s presidential election.

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Wednesday 05/05/2010
Board of Governors meeting sparks debate
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:06 am

Wayne State Math Corps founder Steve Kahn said he has the “cure” for what ails Detroit Public Schools and other schools struggling to produce math-savvy students. But at Wednesday's Board of Governors meeting, many on the board had their doubts as to Kahn’s plan’s application and whether other education needs might be neglected.

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Thursday 04/22/2010
Student Senate elections drew scarce voters
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:07 am

The Student Senate election results from April 6-8 revealed a glaring lack of participation, as only 1,166 of Wayne State’s approximately 32,000 students voted.

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Tuesday 04/20/2010
Provost candidate withdraws name
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 10:58 am

One of five potential candidates for provost was eliminated Tuesday.

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Benson endorsed by Michigan Democratic Party
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:08 am

Wayne State Law Professor Joceyln Benson received the endorsement for Secretary of State from the Michigan Democratic Party April 17 at Cobo Hall.

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Sunday 04/18/2010
A look at WSU internal workings
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:08 am

An important element to attract interest, contributions and funding was added to the Wayne State colleges, schools, departments and fund raising units in 2001.

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Barrett resigns
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:05 am

Nancy Barrett was honored at her last Board of Governors meeting March 24 after serving seven years as provost for Wayne State. The announcement of Barrett’s stepping down came in a Nov. 18 e-mail from President Jay Noren.

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