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    Tag: Regents

    Regents & Trustees

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 10:32:32 AM EST
    Tags: U of M, MSU, Regents, Trustees, Ron Weiser, Dan Horning, DR. Rob Steele, Jeff Sakwa, Melanie Foster, Ann Norlander, Michigan (all tags)

    The MiGOP convention is coming soon.

    Among the choices delegates will be making are for the Republican noninations for trustee positions sought at MSU, and Regent at U of M.  In these two races, I have decided to support solid constitutionalists, and fighters for common sense.  Getting the respective fiscal houses in order, concern over the cost of tuition increases caused by social engineering and subsidizing out of  country students (for diversity) will be addressed by these folks.  The constitution as a part of the curriculum also taken a little more seriously than it has been for too many years.

    More Details below the fold

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    Mic Check! Mic Check!

    By Corinthian Scales, Section News
    Posted on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 12:47:41 PM EST
    Tags: University of Michigan, Regents, Julia Donovan Darlow, Laurence B. Deitch, Denise Ilitch, Olivia P. Maynard, Andrea Fischer Newman, Andrew C. Richner, S. Martin Taylor, Katherine E. White, unionization, Students, Researchers, Progressives, Mary Sue Coleman, Rick Snyder, Been there done that with Granholm (all tags)

    I'll be damned, Detroit's liberal fish wrap made me giggle today.

    A group of Occupy U-M protesters took over Thursday's University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting seconds after President Mary Sue Coleman started it.

    About 20 protesters stood on each side of the regents' conference table. One protester read a speech, pausing every few seconds for the rest of the group to echo him.

    They were protesting the financial management of the school, saying it's run as a business and regents are selling education to wealthy people like a commodity.

    Holy crap!  Could it be the #OccuTurds are figgerin' things out?

    (4 comments, 531 words in story) Full Story

    A Message To Our Legislators - Beware False Choices

    Location! Location! Location!

    By Corinthian Scales, Section News
    Posted on Fri Sep 16, 2011 at 03:33:59 AM EST
    Tags: Our Tax Dollars At Work, University of Michigan, Regents, Julia Donovan Darlow, Laurence B. Deitch, Denise Ilitch, Olivia P. Maynard, Andrea Fischer Newman, Andrew C. Richner, S. Martin Taylor, Katherine E. White, unionization, Students, Researchers, Progressives (all tags)

    $361/sq ft?  I don't want to hear whining about tuition hikes ever again.

    After receiving approval from the University of Michigan Board of Regents today, U-M is planning to purchase a .14-acre parcel near the Law Quad by the end of the month.

    The $730,000 price tag is more than triple the property's assessed value.

    Rest is here

    (3 comments) Comments >>

    And from the OFF THE RADAR file

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Thu May 26, 2011 at 09:05:29 AM EST
    Tags: Republicans, U of M, UM, University of Michigan, Michigan, Regents, Julia Donovan Darlow, Laurence B. Deitch, Denise Ilitch, Olivia P. Maynard, Andrea Fischer Newman, Andrew C. Richner, S. Martin Taylor, Katherine E. White, unionization, Students, Researchers, Progressives (all tags)

    We have students unionizing at U of M.

    The University of Michigan's Mary Sue Coleman now reaps the sowing, as the regents' meeting at a Dearborn locale brought about the now possible unionization of graduate student researchers. Coleman opposed the move, yet the regents voted to allow it with a 6-2 vote.

    As the infestation of labor expands into the student part of a government subsidized and over fed organization like the University of Michigan, it should be noted that the two dissenting votes were the only voices of reason available.  A release last night from the Republican party of Michigan reads:

    LANSING - Michigan Republican Party Chairman Bobby Schostak praised Republican-nominated University of Michigan Regents Andrea Fischer Newman and Andrew C. Richner today for their recent votes opposing a resolution to allow the school's graduate researchers to unionize.

    "Our regents voted with the majority of Michigan's citizens who do not want to add more costs to our universities without deriving any discernable benefit," Schostak said. "Unfortunately, the majority of Regents voted out of step with taxpayers' desire that our universities be more fiscally responsible."

    The board voted on the question without it previously being on the agenda - thwarting any chance to properly consider other points of view or examine and discuss the long-term impact of the decision.

    "The board should reconsider its decision, reverse itself, and then allow for this issue to get a more thorough examination through a democratic process," Schostak said. "The university should be run for the benefit of the students and other stakeholders, not to fatten the wallet of some union boss."

    That third paragraph is the ringer.  This was not on the agenda for the May 19, 2011 meeting in Dearborn.

    Classic progressives and their tactics. Wonderful.

    A little more below.

    (13 comments, 426 words in story) Full Story

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