New Wayne State University fall plans: What to know
DETROIT Wayne State University (WSU) released its plan for the upcoming fall semester amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Officials say face masks would have been required for the fall semester regardless of Michigan Gov. Libraries will only be open to WSU students, staff and faculty, officials said. Other campus events and activities will primarily be held online in the fall, Wilson said. READ MORE: Heres which Michigan colleges will have in-person, online fall classes -- or both
Supporters rally for Wayne State University President Roy Wilson
The fight within the Wayne State University Board of Governors continues as half the board members support President Roy Wilson and the other half has voted to fire him. We must stabilize Wayne State, and we cant do that, one resident said. The board is in charge of everything at Wayne State. Four of its members support Wilson and four oppose him. Those fighting against Wilson say he operates without transparency.
4 members of Wayne State Board of Governors vote to fire university president
DETROIT After a year of battles between Wayne State University President Roy Wilson and members of the Board of Governors, four members of the board have voted to have him fired. Theres been ongoing tension between Wilson and some board members over consulting fees, land deals and free tuition for Detroit students. First, there was no executive committee scheduled and no executive committee agenda was established as required by university bylaws. Following that briefing, four board members illegitimately called for a vote on the presidents dismissal. Even had there been an executive committee meeting, any votes taken would need to be ratified in a public board meeting and five votes are required.
Wayne State University offers free tuition to Detroit high school graduates, others starting in 2020
click to enlarge Wayne State UniversityOld Main at Wayne State University. Students graduating from high school in fall 2020 and beyond can now get free tuition from Wayne State University, so long as they graduated from a Detroit high school or are a Detroit resident that earned a high school diploma.Wayne State President Roy Wilson made the announcement about the Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge on Wednesday, at an event Gov. "Every Michigander deserves an affordable post-secondary education, and Wayne State has been a tremendous leader on this issue," Whitmer said in a statement. "The pledge applies to those who live in Detroit and have graduated high school, or those attending Detroit public schools, private schools, charter schools, parochial schools and home schools. "Opportunity, accessibility and affordability are all pillars of the high quality education we provide, and the Heart of Detroit scholarship delivers on all those values.metrotimes.com