The Michigan Conference of the AAUP Annual Meeting will be held on , at the Eastern Michigan Student Center, from Lunch will be served. There will be a business meeting and election of officers and a vote on changes to the Constitution and Bylaws after lunch. In the morning there will be a panel on "Michigan's new Performance Based Funding rules for Higher Education." Registration is free.
Kalamazoo attorney, Mark Totten, annouced his candidacy for state Attorney General. The Michigan State University law professor is a member of the Kalamazoo Board of Education and peviously worked for the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. He is seeking the Democratice nomination next summer and will most likely challenge the current Attorney General Bill Schuette for the position.
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Former Democratic Congressman has made his gubernatorial run official. "I'm in!" Schauer said on Twitter today. He is now the only announced candidate challenging Republican Governor Rick Snyder. All seven of Michigans Congressional delegation in Washington threw their support behind Schauer last week. For more information, read the Free Press article, or the MLive article.