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GRAND RAPIDS — The Western Michigan University Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Friday to sell the school’s 11-acre property located along East Beltline Avenue Southeast for $6.25 million.
KALAMAZOO — City officials announced today that the Kalamazoo Foundation for Excellence has received an anonymous $400 million donation to support the nonprofit’s mission to continue providing key city services without increasing local taxes.
Keith Mitchell recalled a time during his football playing days at the University of Michigan when he and other players volunteered at a football camp in the Detroit area. The coach hosting the camp charged hundreds of dollars per participant and drew a crowd of roughly a thousand.
KALAMAZOO — Representatives from Western Michigan University announced on Tuesday that the school has received the largest private gift ever bestowed on a public university.
KALAMAZOO — The Western Michigan University management professors behind an investment fund that looks to cultivate and support a new generation of entrepreneurs hope to complete fundraising by the end of 2021.
KALAMAZOO — A Kalamazoo startup seeks to raise $5.1 million over two capital rounds to commercialize a treatment for diabetic foot ulcers that cost billions of dollars annually to treat in the U.S.
Davenport University has appointed Amy Mansfield as the new dean of the Donald W. Maine College of Business and the College of Technology.
Like many in higher education, Western Michigan University moved fast to shift thousands of classes online when the COVID-19 pandemic hit this spring. Some of the changes made during the crisis will stick, according to President Edward Montgomery, who joined WMU in 2017. Montgomery served as chief economist and deputy labor secretary in President Bill Clinton’s administration and was also on President Barack Obama’s auto task force. Prior to joining WMU, he was the founding dean and professor of economics at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for November 22, 2020.