higher education

Michigan State University Sign
Amanda Barberena

Michigan State University and Lansing Community College are partnering to streamline the process for LCC students hoping to transfer to MSU.


Steve Robinson photo
Courtesy photo / Lansing Community College

For Steve Robinson, taking the job of president at Lansing Community College is a story of coming home. He attended MSU, where he had a student job at WKAR, and he taught at LCC. He was most recently president of Owens Community College in Ohio. Now that he’s been back for a couple of weeks, WKAR’s Scott Pohl talked with Robinson about the challenges ahead.


Steve Robinson photo
Courtesy photo

Officials at Lansing Community College have chosen the school’s next president. Steve Robinson is currently the president of Owens Community College in Perrysburg, Ohio, where he has served since 2018.


MSU Names New Provost

Apr 27, 2020
Teresa Sullivan photo
Courtesy photo / Northwestern University

Michigan State University has named Dr. Teresa K. Woodruff of Northwestern University as MSU’s next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.


Teresa Sullivan
Joe Dandron / WKAR-MSU

The search for a new provost at Michigan State University continues despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The provost is the university’s top academic officer.

Lansing Community College
WKAR File Photo

Under an agreement signed this week, community college students in Michigan will be able to transfer more credits to 25 universities and colleges in the state.


WKAR File Photo

A 15-member presidential search committee has been appointed at Lansing Community College.


Brent Knight photo
WKAR file photo

The search for a new Lansing Community College president will take a step forward on Thursday, when a pair of campus forums will be held.


MSU President Stanley in WKAR Radio Studio
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Classes begin this week at Michigan State University, just a few weeks after the arrival of MSU’s new president. Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr. talks with WKAR's Scott Pohl about a variety of subjects, including his observation of the Larry Nassar scandal from his previous job at Stony Brook University, why he wanted to come to East Lansing, big time college athletics, and more.


Brent Knight photo
Courtesy photo / Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College’s search for a new President begins today. Brent Knight announced last week that he would retire in 2020.

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