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Former EMU President John W. Porter Dies at Age 80

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added July 5, 2012 at 2:53 am Porter, who died June 27, served as Eastern Michigan University’s 17th president from 1979-89 and was known for establishing the College of Technology, record enrollment … Continue reading

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EMU Tuition to Increase in Fall 2012

By Bryan Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 25, 2012 at 7:53 pm The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents approved a 3.95 percent increase in tuition and fees beginning fall 2012 during the June 19 regular meeting at … Continue reading

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EMU Board of Regents Approves New $290.6 Million Budget

By Margaret Leary and Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 25, 2012 at 8:04 pm Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents adopted a 2012-13 budget June 19 that includes a general fund operating budget of $290.6 million, an auxiliary … Continue reading

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Linguists Join Forces with Google to Create a Website to Share Research

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 25, 2012 at 8:07 pm Researchers from Eastern Michigan University’s LINGUIST List project have teamed up with the University of Hawaii at Mānoa and Google to create a website for the Endangered Languages … Continue reading

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EMU’s 9/11 Memorial Gets Engraved

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 18, 2012 at 6:56 pm Eastern Michigan University’s 9/11 memorial in Pease Park, located between Pease Auditorium and Cross Street on the southeast end of campus, was erected on the 10-year … Continue reading

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Heighes Renamed Interim After Chief O’Dell’s Death

By Bryan Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added January 8, 2012 at 8:32 pm In the wake of the death of Eastern Michigan University’s Police Chief Greg O’Dell on December 23, EMU President Susan Martin has appointed Lt. Robert Heighes … Continue reading

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Campus Updates to be Finished by Fall ’11

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 27, 2011 at 11:30 pm Construction on Eastern Michigan University’s main classroom building, Pray-Harrold, will be completed and ready August 31 for the first day of fall classes. While Mark Jefferson’s … Continue reading

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