Week in Review: June 19
Here are the most important stories from the week of June 19.
The Board of Trustees raised tuition for upper and underclassmen for the sixth year in a row and banned smoking on campus effective August of 2016.
For graduate students of most colleges, the tuition will increase 4 percent, or $26.75 per credit hour.
Another set of approvals included extending the contracts for athletic director Mark Hollis, men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo, women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant and men’s ice hockey coach Tom Anastos by a unanimous vote.
In city news, GrandRiver Coffee Cafe, on 515 W. Grand River Avenue closed its doors Thursday, to the dismay of many of its student customers. The cafe has been open for 7 years, although owner of the cafe, Steve Sawvel, said he hopes new owners will continue running a coffee shop.