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U.P. College Presidents say More of State's Residents Need Training Beyond High School
Thursday, September 13, 2012 (656 reads)

September 10, 2012/LSSU

While funding for colleges and universities is cut in Michigan, other states around the country are finding ways to invest in their institutions of higher learning, leaving Michigan behind the pack when it comes to percentage of residents who have college degrees. 

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EDITORIAL: Russi Deserves Kudos for OU Leadership
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 (1279 reads)

September 12, 2012/The Oakland Press

During Gary Russi’s tenure as president, Oakland University has evolved into a top-rated academic institution, and he has become a well-regarded leader in the region.

Under his tutelage since 1996, Oakland University created a 10-year plan that paved the way for Oakland's unprecedented growth in stature and size that helped the university realize its institutional priorities.

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In Decade of Challenges and Triumphs, Mary Sue Coleman Transforms University of Michigan
Tuesday, September 04, 2012 (1274 reads)

Detroit Free Press/September 4, 2012

Standing behind a podium, dressed in her formal academic gown, University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman broke into a smile last week as her speech in front of entering freshmen deviated a bit from a stock welcome-to-campus-you're-going-to-do-great-things pep talk.

She told the students to drop by her house.

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