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Michigan Business Leaders Call for Universities to Share Services
Monday, August 23, 2010 (1901 reads)

August 22, 2010/The Saginaw News


An influential group of Michigan executives — a group that includes Dow Chemical Co. Chief Financial Officer William H. Weideman and Dow Corning Corp. Executive J. Donald Sheets — wants Michigan to become a “Top Ten” state for job and economic growth.

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Statewide Group Pushes Michigan's Universities to Share Some Administrative Functions
Monday, August 23, 2010 (1619 reads)

August 22, 2010/Booth Newspapers


By Dave Murray


Eric Fingerhut says his goal isn't just to save Ohio money - it's to save Ohio, through an improved higher education.

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Gilmour Named WSU's Interim President
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 (792 reads)

August 10, 2010/The Detroit News


The Wayne State University Board of Governor's this morning appointed former Ford Motor Co. CFO Allan Gilmour as interim president of the university. Gilmour, 75, will replace previous president Jay Noren, who resigned July 20 after two years in office to be closer to his wife, Sheri (a provost at Illinois State University), who was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year.

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Construction Begins on MTU’s Great Lakes Research Center
Monday, August 09, 2010 (1284 reads)

August 9, 2010/Great Lakes IT Report

Technological University celebrated the groundbreaking of its newest building last week on the shores of the waters that it aims to study and help protect. “It’s heartwarming to see this many people who are passionate about the Great Lakes,” Michigan Tech president Glenn D. Mroz told the crowd. The Great Lakes Research Center will be located on Michigan Tech’s waterfront on the Keweenaw Waterway, which connects on both ends to Lake Superior.

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