EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University is proposing to charge juniors and seniors more than other undergraduate students. Trustees on Friday will consider raising tuition by 3.6% for juniors and seniors, but only 1.9% for freshman and sophomores. Assistant vice president Dave Byelich says the goal is to bring new students to campus.
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) - Hamtramck has asked Governor Rick Snyder to send an emergency manager to fix finances in the Detroit-area city. The City Council voted last week in favor of a manager after Snyder declared a financial emergency. Mayor Karen Majewski says retirement and health care costs are hurting Hamtramck's budget.
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. (AP) - The president of Saginaw Valley State University is retiring after nearly 25 years. Eric Gilbertson currently is the longest-serving president of any Michigan public university. Saginaw Valley says Gilbertson will remain in office until the school's governing board hires a successor.
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Federal agents are set to resume digging in suburban Detroit for the remains of ex-Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa. The search began on Monday after a reputed Mafia captain said Hoffa was buried in a field in Oakland Township. Hoffa was last seen in 1975 outside an Oakland County restaurant.
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