Tag: college

sign marking Western Michigan University's main campus

December 23, 2020

The university will begin classes virtually on January 11, then move to in-person on January 19.

a sign that reads "Kalamazoo Valley Community College" and "dot-ed-you"

December 23, 2020

The college is opting out of men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball for the winter semester.

two college students walk past each other wearing face masks

November 23, 2020

The fall semester is effectively over. Colleges and universities handled COVID in different ways and with differing degrees of success.

sign marking Western Michigan University's main campus

October 20, 2020

Freshman enrollment has dropped 8% at the state’s public universities and 8-10% at community colleges.

two college students walk past each other wearing face masks

September 4, 2020

As students return to Michigan’s colleges and universities, cases of COVID-19 are increasing dramatically leading some to wonder if it’s worth it for in-person classes.

sign marking Western Michigan University's main campus

August 26, 2020

Over 200 university professors, including from WMU, signed a letter asking the governor to require university classes to go online only.

a flag on a light pole with words that read "More in a lifetime. Kalamazoo College"

August 26, 2020

The small, private college isn’t set to begin classes until mid-September, but many students want them to bar in-person classes completely for the foreseeable future.

a young woman holds a stack of textbooks

August 25, 2020

The governor is concerned about colleges reopening after outbreaks at CMU and other schools.

A clock tower on the campus of Western Michigan University

August 11, 2020

Officials for the Kalamazoo Promise say they will fund students who decide to take classes part-time.

a young woman holds a stack of textbooks

June 22, 2020

Michigan’s colleges and universities had worried enrollment would decline due to fears of COVID-19.