Wayne State announced the appointment of College of Nursing Dean Laurie Lauzon Clabo as interim provost in an Aug. 5 email sent by President M. Roy Wilson.
Wayne State celebrated the opening of the first on-campus polling location and President M. Roy Wilson announced Election Day as a university holiday on Feb. 5 at the Damon J. Keith Civil Rights Center at the WSU Law School.
The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents named Wayne State Provost Keith Whitfield president of University of Nevada, Las Vegas at its July 23 meeting, which was live streamed on its website.
On Wednesday, Wayne State held a virtual presidential town hall focused on the responsibilities and concerns of WSU faculty and staff returning to campus in the fall.
Wayne State’s Student Senate met via Zoom on July 16, with the meeting centered on fall campus life and changes Facilities Planning and Management is making to ensure safety.
Wayne State announced their fall class plans and changes to the way students will interact with the campus ahead of the upcoming semester in an email sent to the campus community.
Wayne State held a virtual presidential town hall on Thursday, July 16 to discuss the fall class plan announced to the WSU community via email on Wednesday.
Editor's note: This article was updated to reflect a new decision from the federal government and the Office of International Program's announcement
Wayne State Counseling and Psychological Services has completed an eight-month long initiative to reduce their waitlist of students seeking mental health services.
Wayne State announced the creation of the Social Justice Action Committee that will drive cultural change, inclusion and equity at the university, President M. Roy Wilson said in a June 30 statement emailed campus wide.
While most Wayne State students are away from campus, awaiting a decision on how campus life during a pandemic will resume in the fall, some employees are returning to work under new guidelines.
Wayne State Board of Governors voted to continue to suspend standardized test score requirements for incoming students through fall 2021 at its June 19 meeting held via Zoom.
While some aspects of the Wayne State student experience remain uncertain, Housing and Residential Life is already implementing COVID-19 safety procedures that will affect students living on-campus come fall.
Wayne State Board of Governors voted unanimously to approve a tuition freeze for the 2021 fiscal year during its June 5 meeting held via Zoom.
In a virtual conference, the Student Senate elected a new lineup of leadership positions, bidding farewell to outgoing President Stuart Baum. The following students were elected to serve the 2020-2021 Senate term:
President M. Roy Wilson said a hybrid of online and in-person classes is in consideration for the fall semester at a May 21 Academic Restart Committee town hall.
On Wednesday, members of the Wayne State Academic Restart Committee held a virtual town hall to share the committee's ideas on how the WSU community can return to campus in the fall.
President M. Roy Wilson said on April 23 Wayne State will most likely remain online for the fall 2020 semester and with the university anticipating an online fall 2020 semester, some incoming freshmen feel unprepared for an online college experience.
The Detroit Medical Center and its parent company Tenet Healthcare Corp. announced on May 6 some Wayne State pediatricians will be able to work at DMC’s Children’s Hospital of Michigan, but most will still be banned from practicing.
A psychology student is suing Wayne State for not providing adequate reimbursement of tuition for the winter 2020 semester, according to the lawsuit filed in the Michigan Court of Claims.
Wayne State Board of Governors voted 5-3 in favor of a proposal to increase tuition for the School of Medicine during its May 1 meeting held via Zoom.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and its effect on student incomes, a Wayne State student created a petition urging WSU to lower the cost of spring/summer tuition.
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In an April 22 email, President M. Roy Wilson said there’s been some negative financial impact amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which Wayne State is addressing through changes to key budgetary procedures such as spending and hiring.
Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson said the school will most likely not open for face-to-face classes in fall 2020 during a tele-town hall with other presidents from Michigan State University and University of Michigan on April 23.
Wayne State is one of only four public Michigan universities to become test-optional in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, its current policy is the only one that will not accommodate the public high school junior class of 2021, the key group that was unable to take their SAT or ACT thi…
Transitioning to online classes means implementing new technology to make the experience for both teachers and students easier. But, some say online classes lack key connections that face-to-face classes provide.
Leon H. Atchison Hall is housing medical staff from Henry Ford Health System and Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State announced Wednesday.
Provost Keith Whitfield said in an email Wayne State is anticipating to plan for the fall 2020 semester to be online as the COVID-19 situation continues to develop.
For many students, graduation means more than completing university. For Sara Elhasan, it was the promise of higher education amid Detroit’s heterogeneous, midtown landscape that attracted her.
As the COVID-19 death toll rises and hospitals reach capacity, Michigan healthcare workers are dealing with demanding and dire conditions.
President M. Roy Wilson is “undeniably” allowed to serve as an ex officio board member, the Michigan Court of Claims ruled March 25. The four Wayne State Board of Governors members who filed the suit will appeal the decision, BOG member Sandra Hughes O’Brien said.
Wayne State will be closing Leon H. Atchison Hall at 5 p.m. on March 29, according to a Housing and Residential Life email sent to residents.
The Student Senate hosted its first tele-town hall meeting on Zoom with President M. Roy Wilson and the university’s coronavirus committee on March 25. For over an hour, Wilson and numerous university administrators replied to a stream of questions from the student body.
Wayne State will have a pass/no pass grading option for the current term to ease the transition to online classes, Provost Keith Whitfield said in an email sent to professors.
Free drive-thru coronavirus testing is now being provided to Detroit and Dearborn healthcare workers, through a partnership between Wayne State Health Sciences, WSU Physician Group and ACCESS.
The Wayne State Board of Governors met for a limited-agenda and limited-audience meeting in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic on March 20.