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Campus Memorandums Archives - President's Office


August 7, 2020 - Re-entry Committee Town Hall, Federal Grant Awards, Jim Crow Museum, Athletics, Closing Thoughts
July 24, 2020 - Welcome Provost Fleischman, Re-engagement Planning Update, Bulldogs in Action/First Impressions, Closing Thoughts
July 10, 2020 - Re-engagement Planning Update, Free COVID-19 Testing, International Students
July 1, 2020 - State Budget Update
June 26, 2020 - Provost Blake's Retirement, Campus Re-entry Update/Instructional Plans After Thanksgiving, David Pilgrim and the Jim Crow Museum in the News, SPARC Retreat, DCCL Celebrates 10th Anniversary
June 19, 2020 - David Pilgrim and the Jim Crow Museum in the News, Juneteenth Celebration Day, Board of Trustees, Supreme Court Decisions, Closing Thoughts
June 12, 2020 - Student Town Hall, Re-entry Town Hall, Working Remotely
June 5, 2020 - Diversity and Inclusion, Stay-at-Home Order Lifted, Campus Re-entry Committee Town Halls, Haste to Rise Book Release
June 2, 2020 - Reflection on the Death of George Floyd
May 29, 2020 - Stay-at-Home Order Extended, Financial Help for Students, Summer Enrollment, Closing Thoughts
May 18, 2020 - New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
May 15, 2020 - Town Hall Recap, CARES Act Funding, Closing Thoughts
May 8, 2020 - Virtual Celebrations and Graduations, Stay Home, Stay Safe, Town Halls, Congratulations to President McCrackin, Closing Thoughts
May 1, 2020 - Virtual Celebrations, Employee Service Awards, College Consensus Ranking, Upcoming Town Halls, Closing Thoughts
April 24, 2020 - Stay Home, Stay Safe Order extended, HLC Assurance Argument, EIO Virtual Open House
April 17, 2020 - Uplifting Works Happening by Faculty, Staff and Students
April 13, 2020 - Stay Home, Stay Safe Order Extended, SPARC Meeting, Virtual International Festival of Cultures, Closing Thoughts
April 6, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
April 3, 2020 - Student Recruitment, Employee Awards, Commencement, Stay Home, Stay Safe
March 27, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 25, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 24, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 23, 2020 - Coronavirus Update/Response to Gov. Whitmer's Stay Home, Safe Executive Order
March 19, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 18, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 17, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 16, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 16, 2020 - Message to Student Employees
March 15, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 14, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 13, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 5, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
Feb. 28, 2020 - Board of Trustees Meeting, Capital Outlay/Lansing Update, Festival of the Arts, Women's History Month, MiCareerQuest, Athletics
Feb. 14, 2020 - Legislative Luncheon, Career and Internship Fair, Festival of the Arts, Athletics
Feb. 7, 2020 - Executive Budget Proposal, Center for Virtual Learning Update, Black History Month, Festival of the Arts, Athletics
Jan. 31, 2020 - Announcement from the Provost, Good News, Festival of the Arts, Legislative Luncheon, Athletics
Jan. 24, 2020 - MLK Celebrations, SPARC and Strategic Initiatives, Athletics
Jan. 17, 2020 - Enrollment, University Center Anniversary Celebration, Athletics
Jan. 10, 2020 - Welcome back, MLK Jr. Day, Ferris Forward Podcast, Athletics
Dec. 16, 2019 - Commencement, Globalization Celebration and Ubuntu Wall Unveiling, Georgetown University Study, Athletics, Happy Holidays
Dec. 6, 2019 - End of the Semester Activities, Ubuntu Mural Dedication/Fulbright Scholar Update, Good News, Commencement, Athletics 
Nov. 22, 2019 - International Education Week, Provost Search Update, Budget Forum, December Activities, Athletics, Closing Thoughts
Nov. 15, 2019 - Veteran's Day Events, SPARC Meeting Update, Budget Forum, Athletics, Holiday Schedule Announcement
Nov. 8, 2019 - Foundation for Excellence Benefit, KCAD Open House, Veteran's Day Celebrations, SPARC, Athletics
Nov. 5, 2019 - Message on the passing of President Robert L. Ewigleben, the University's 12th president
Nov. 1, 2019 - HLC Town Hall Meetings, Good News, Pixar Animations Studios Bill Zahn, Dinner and Dialogue, Athletics
Oct. 25, 2019 - Family and Friends Weekend, Title IX/Responsible Employee Sessions, Construction Management, Upcoming Theatre Performance, Halloween Activities on Campus, Athletics
Oct. 18, 2019 - Dawg Days, Provost Search Committee Update, Minds Aflame, Bulldog Family and Friends Weekend, Foundation for Excellence Benefit, Athletics
Oct. 11, 2019 - Announcement of Provost Blake's Retirement, Good News, Athletics
Oct. 8, 2019 - Responsible Employee/Title IX Training
Oct. 4, 2019 - Homecoming, Ferris Forward Strategic Plan, Executive Budget Update, United Way, The Rock 10-Year Anniversary, Athletics
Sept. 27, 2019 - Homecoming, Disability Awareness Month, Athletics, Closing Thoughts
Sept. 20, 2019 - Homecoming, Fall Reunion, HatchEd, Hagerman Pharmacy Building Rededication Ceremony, Athletics
Sept. 13, 2019 - Unusual Weather, Big Alleyway Cleanup, Latinx Heritage Month, 4th Annual Conversation on Inclusion, Deliberative Dialogues on International Education, Athletics
Sept. 6, 2019 - Good News, Foundation Opportunity Scholarship/Merit Grants Awards, SPARC, Athletics
Aug. 30, 2019 - Founders' Day, Enrollment, Strategic Plan Update/Forums, Special Recognition, Athletics, Thank You
Aug. 23, 2019 - Bulldog Beginnings/Summer Fest, Founders' Day, Closing Thoughts
Aug. 20, 2019 - HLC Campus Update
Aug. 16, 2019 - Welcome, New Faculty/Appointments, Closing Thoughts 


June 17, 2019 - VP for Administration and Finance, Preliminary Budget and Tuition Update, State Budget Update, Summer Band, Orientation
May 13, 2019 - Commencement, Good News, Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet, Athletics, Closing Thoughts
May 9, 2019 - Message to Kendall College of Art and Design Faculty and Staff Announcing Interim President 
May 3, 2019 - Commencement, Web Content for Everyone Symposium, Pancakes with the President, Athletics
April 26, 2019 - End of the Semester, Spring Band & Orchestra Concert, OMSS Annual PIGNIC and BGC Stepshow, Pancakes with the President, 16th Annual Police Memorial Ceremony, Legislative Day, Athletics
April 22, 2019 - Employee Service Awards, Swan Annex Dedication, Athletics
April 12, 2019 - Budget Forum Review, One Day for Dawgs, International Festival of Cultures, Athletics
April 5, 2019 - One Day for Dawgs, Annual Fulbright Foreign Lecture, The Big Event, Budget Forum
April 1, 2019 - Good News, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Athletics
March 22, 2019 - Standing in Solidarity, Budget Forum, Theatre Performance, Athletics
March 18, 2019 - Executive Budget Proposal, Good News, Open Forum on Campus Housing, Athletics
March 6, 2019 - Diversity and Inclusion at Ferris State University
March 1, 2019 - Executive Budget Proposal, Legislative Testimony, Women's History Month, Athletics
Feb. 22, 2019 - Admitted Students Open House, Festival of the Arts, Athletics
Feb. 15, 2019 - Hateful Things Reception, Internship and Career Fair, Festival of the Arts, Book Discussion, Athletics
Feb. 8, 2019 - Black History Month, VP for Administration and Finance Search, Festival of the Arts, SPARC, Athletics
Feb. 1, 2019 - Festival of the Arts, Good News, Athletics, Winter Weather
Jan. 25, 2019 - Festival of the Arts, Beyond Initiative Receives Recognition, Legislative Day, Athletics
Jan. 21, 2019 - Enrollment, Anti-Violence Coalition, Center for Virtual Learning, Spathelf Lecture Series, Athletics 
Jan. 11, 2019 - Welcome Back, MLK Celebration, Athletics
Dec. 17, 2018 - Football National Championship, Commencement, Happy Holidays
Dec. 14, 2018 - Commencement, Board of Trustees, Community Outreach/Holiday Giving, Distinguished Staff/Team Award, Athletics, Happy Holidays
Dec. 7, 2018 - Commencement, Good News, Athletics, Holiday Wishes
Nov. 30, 2018 - End of the Semester Activities, Employee Learning Week, Athletics
Nov. 16, 2018 - Dawg Days, Sexual Misconduct Training, Good News, Athletics, Thanksgiving
Nov. 9, 2018 - Foundation for Excellence Benefit, Veterans Day, Sexual Misconduct Training Reminder, SPARC, Athletics
Nov. 2, 2018 - Tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pa., Cultural Awareness Events, Athletics
Oct. 26, 2018 - A Forum for (Enrollment) Change, Foundation for Excellence Benefit, Mamma Mia!, Athletics
Oct. 23, 2018 - Sexual Misconduct Task Force Report
Oct. 19, 2018 - Strategic Planning, Family and Friends Weekend, Inclusion Wall Project, Center for [email protected] Studies Staff Recognized, Athletics
Oct. 5, 2018 - United Way Kick-off, Good News, SPARC, Athletics
Sept. 28, 2018 - Homecoming, Disability Awareness Month, Roboday 2018, Athletics
Sept. 21, 2018 - Homecoming, Latinx Heritage Month, MASU Statewide Marketing Campaign, Athletics
Sept. 17, 2018 - Contract Negotiations Update
Sept. 7, 2018 - Power Outage, SPARC Meeting, Kendall Faculty Art Show, Good News, Athletics
Aug. 31, 2018 - Founders' Day, Bulldog Beginnings, Enrollment, Athletics
Aug. 24, 2018 - Contract Negotiations Update
Aug. 23, 2018 - Welcome, Enrollment, Volleyball Invitational, Founders' Day and Opening Football Game
Aug. 17, 2018 - Welcome, New Faculty, Campus Improvements, Closing Thoughts


June 22, 2018 SPARC Update/Strategic Planning, TIP Funding, Enrollment, Closing Thoughts
May 7, 2018 Commencement, 15th Annual Police Memorial, Good News, Closing Thoughts
April 27, 2018 Spring 2018 Commencement, Academic Senate Officers, Torchbearer Awards, Pancakes With the President, Athletics
April 20, 2018 Faculty and Staff Recognition, OER Poster Session, Pancakes With the President, Athletics
April 13, 2018 Giving Challenge, Yael Aronoff Lecture, 25th Annual Fulbright Foreign Lecture, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, Good News
April 6, 2018 Academic Affairs Awards, Upcoming Events, Strategic Planning and Resource Council, Men's Basketball, Athletics
March 26, 2018 Men's Basketball National Champions
March 23, 2018 Athletics
March 16, 2018 Women's History Month, Understanding Health Care Reform Series, Jim Crow Museum, Relay for Life, Athletics
March 9, 2018 SPARC, Recruiting Workshops, Good News, Athletics
March 1, 2018 Festival of the Arts, Women's History Month, Athletics
Feb. 23, 2018 Budget Forums, Senate Testimony, Athletics
Feb. 16, 2018 Executive Budget Proposal, Budget Forums, Board of Trustees Meeting Update, Athletics
Feb. 9, 2018 Higher Learning Commission and HLC Quality Initiative, Sexual Misconduct Task Force, SPARC and Strategic Planning, Festival of the Arts
Feb. 2, 2018 Festival of the Arts, Good News, Events This Week, Athletics
Jan. 29, 2018 Message to the University Community - Commitment to Campus Sexual Assault Prevention and Education
Jan. 26, 2018 Festival of the Arts, Black History Month, United Way Campaign, Athletics
Jan. 19, 2018 MLK Celebrations, Higher Learning Commission Project Update Forums, Legislative Luncheon, Indie Incubator Exhibit, Athletics
Jan. 12, 2018 Enrollment, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Summer Opportunities Fair, Strategic Planning, Athletics
Jan. 5, 2018 Welcome Back, Strategic Planning, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Athletics, Winter Weather
Dec. 8, 2017 End of the Semester, Commencement, Good News, Athletics, Holiday Wishes
Dec. 1, 2017 End of the Semester Activities, Strategic Planning, Employee Learning Week, Athletics
Nov. 17, 2017 Now & Always Campaign Celebrations, Strategic Planning, Good News, Athletics, Closing Thoughts
Nov. 10, 2017 Now & Always Campaign Celebration, Strategic Planning, Athletics
Nov. 3, 2017 Now & Always Campaign Kick-off, Veteran's Day, United Way, Strategic Planning, Athletics
Oct. 20, 2017 Family and Friends Weekend, Hurricane Relief Efforts, Comprehensive Campaign Kick-off and Foundation for Excellence Benefit, Athletics
Oct. 13, 2017 Budget & Enrollment Forum, Graduate Student Survey, Diversity & Inclusion Events, Good News, Athletics
Oct. 6, 2017 Homecoming Recap, Disability Awareness Events, Diversity & Inclusion Events, Budget Forum, SPARC, Athletics, RAVE Alert
Sept. 29, 2017 Homecoming, United Way Kick-off, Learning Communities, Budget Forum, Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, Coach to Cure MD
Sept. 22, 2017 Legacy Scholarship Luncheon, Homecoming, Art Prize Nine, Spathelf Lecture, Athletics
Sept. 15, 2017 Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Big Alleyway Cleanup, Athletics
Sept. 8, 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Events, Good News, Athletics
Sept. 6, 2017 Message to the University Community - DACA Decision
Sept. 1, 2017 Founders' Day, Thank You, Enrollment, SPARC
August 25, 2017 Welcome, Campus Construction, Founders' Day
August 18, 2017 Welcome, New Faces on Campus, First Impressions, North Hall Tours


July 13, 2017 Message to the University Community: President Eisler Applauds UREC Clean-Up Efforts (HTML version)
May 22, 2017 Summer Housing and Enrollment, Wege Prize 2017 Awards, Mid-Michigan Honor Flight, Global Events on Campus, Candice Dunn Memorial Scholarship Endowment, Athletics
May 8, 2017 Commencement, Board of Trustees, Kendall College of Art and Design Recognitions, Police Memorial, Closing Thoughts
May 1, 2017 Commencement, Ferris Foundation, Kendall Excellence Award Winners and Annual Student Exhibition, Good News, Blackboard Outage, Fraud Watch Presentation, Athletics
April 24, 2017 The Big Event, Employee Service Awards, Special Recognition, Torchbearer Awards, Wege Prize 2017, OER Poster Presentation, Pancakes with the President, Athletics
April 17, 2017 Campus Events, The Big Event, Academic Affairs Awards, Tenure/Promotion/Merit, SPARC Presentations, Athletics 
April 10, 2017 Good News, Athletics
April 3, 2017 State Budget, National Public Health Week, FSU/KCAD Faculty Exhibit, International Festival of Cultures, SPARC, Athletics 
March 20, 2017 Legislative Testimony, Keynote on Radical Curiosity, SPARC, Athletics
March 13, 2017 Women's History Month, Ambassador Neumann, Healthcare Lecture Series, SPARC, Good News, Athletics
Feb. 27, 2017 State Budget, Ambassador Neumann, Free Summer Housing, Athletics, Spring Recess
Feb. 20, 2017 Career Week, Black History Month, Annual Fulbright Lecture, Festival of the Arts, Staff Listening Sessions, Athletics
Feb. 13, 2017 Executive Budget, Board of Trustees Meeting Update, Strategic Planning and Resource Council, Festival of the Arts
Feb. 6, 2017 Events, Black History Month, Board of Trustees Appointments, Athletics
Jan 30, 2017 Festival of the Arts, Good News, United Way, Athletics
Jan. 30, 2017 Message to the University Community: Statement on Immigration Executive Order 
Jan. 23, 2017 MLK, UICA Exhibitions, Staff Listening Sessions University Center Anniversary, Arts and Lectures Series, Athletics Update
Jan. 16, 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Enrollment, Festival of the Arts, Athletics
Jan. 9, 2017 Welcome Back, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Our Strategic Plan, Ferris Student-Athletes Recognized
Dec. 19, 2016 Commencement Stories, Holiday Schedule 
Dec. 12, 2016 Commencement, Good News, Construction Update, Athletics
Dec. 5, 2016 Campus Safety, End of the Semester Activities, Athletics
Nov. 28, 2016 End of Semester Activities, Holiday Receptions, Athletics
Nov. 21, 2016 #NoType Campaign, Virtual Signing, Athletics
Nov. 17, 2016 Message to the University Community: Respecting our Core Values (HTML Version)
Nov. 14, 2016 Good News, Budget Forum, Student Alumni Gold Club, Athletics
Nov. 7, 2016 Ferris Foundation for Excellence Benefit / comprehensive campaign; Veteran's Day, Meeting Reminders/SPARC and Budget Forum, Athletics
Oct. 31, 2016 Enrollment/Budget, Foundation for Excellence Benefit, Wege Prize 2017, United Way, Faculty Listening Sessions, Athletics
Oct. 17, 2016 Family and Friends Weekend, XQ Super School Project, Adopt an Alleyway, Foundation for Excellence Gala, Good News, ArtPrize Eight Awards, Listening Sessions, Athletics
Oct. 10, 2016 Diversity and Inclusion, Wall Street Journal U.S. College Rankings, Disability Awareness Month, Family and Friends, American Democracy Project, Strategic Planning and Resource Council, Survey Reminder, United Way Campaign, Athletics
Oct. 3, 2016 Celebration Pavilion, Music on the Muskegon, ArtPrize, Debate Team, Athletics
Sept. 26, 2016 Homecoming, Enrollment Forum, Faculty Listening Sessions, Applied Technology Center Anniversary, FAFSA Changes, Workplace Survey, Athletics 
Sept. 19, 2016 Homecoming, [email protected] Heritage Celebration, Enrollment Forum, Dial-A-Ride Shuttle Service and Big Rapids-Grand Rapids Shuttle, Athletics
Sept. 12, 2016 Good News, ArtPrize Eight, Enrollment Forum, Athletics
Sept. 6, 2016 Founders' Day, Enrollment, Opportunities for Engagement
Aug. 29, 2016 First Impressions, Founders' Day
Aug. 22, 2016 Welcome, New Faculty and Administrators, First Impressions, Campus Construction, Founders' Day


May 9, 2016 Commencement, Board of Trustee Actions, Closing Thoughts
May 2, 2016 Torchbearer Awards, Good News, Athletics
Apr. 25, 2016 Commencement 2016, Ferris Foundation, Pancakes with the President, Campus Events, Help an Alumnus, Athletics
Apr. 18, 2016 Tenure, Promotion, and Merit; Academic Affairs Award Winners; SPARC Presentation; Money Smart Week; Big Event; Athletics
Apr. 11, 2016 Employee Service Awards, Economic Inequality Initiative, Sustainability Task Force
Apr. 4, 2016 Economic Inequality Initiative, International Festival of Cultures, Strategic Planning and Resource Council, Good News
Mar. 28, 2016 Higher Education Funding Update, Sad News, Athletics
Mar. 21, 2016 Admitted Student Open House, Conference on Aging, Diploma Replacement, Chickenpox, Athletics, Mid-Semester Recess
Mar. 14, 2016 Women's History Month, Sustainability Survey, Good News, Athletics
Feb. 29, 2016 Legislative Testimony, Festival of the Arts, Spring Break
Feb. 15, 2016 Governor Snyder's Proposed Budget, Sabbatical Leaves, Festival of the Arts, Black History Month, Digital Marketing
Feb. 8, 2016 University Climate Survey, Business Leaders for Michigan, Festival of the Arts Events, Athletics
Feb. 1, 2016 Festival of the Arts, Black History Month, SPARC, Good News
Jan. 25, 2016 Festival of the Arts, Career Week/First Lady's Attic, Winter Weather, Athletics
Jan. 18, 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Plan, Enrollment (Spring 2016 Summary), Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Jan. 11, 2016 Welcome Back, Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Campus Construction, Ferris Student-Athletes Recognized
Dec. 14, 2015 Commencement, Pancakes with the President, Holiday Receptions, Holiday Schedule
Dec. 7, 2015 Good News, Pancakes with the President, Athletics
Nov. 30, 2015 Strategic Enrollment Management Plan, Holiday Receptions, Athletics
Nov. 16, 2015 Good News, New Web Page Design, Athletics
Nov. 9, 2015 Ferris Foundation Benefit, Leslie Bellavance Inauguration, Veterans Day and This Week in History, Athletics
Nov. 2, 2015 President Bellavance Inauguration, Higher Education Act, Student Debt
Oct. 26, 2015 Budget Forum Information, Ferris Foundation Benefit, Campus Events, Athletics
Oct. 19, 2015 Alcohol Task Force, Budget Forum, Dawg Days, Career Week, Athletics
Oct. 12, 2015 Campus Safety, Strategic Planning and Resource Council, Diversity Plan
Oct. 5, 2015 ArtPrize 2015 Shortlist, Strategic Plan Forums, Good News, Athletics
Sept. 30, 2015 Announcement:  Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System Refund
Sept. 21, 2015 Homecoming, BEYOND: Globalization, National Hispanic Heritage Month, Campus Forum Strategic Plan Update and Assessment, Athletics
Sept. 14, 2015 Pharmacy Forward, SPARC, Good News, Athletics
Sept. 8, 2015 Founders Day, Enrollment, Responsible Employee Information Sessions, Athletics
Aug. 31, 2015 Founders Day, 82 Ionia Building, Pride Days, Closing Thoughts
Aug. 21, 2015 Welcome Back, Faculty Welcome, Student Resources, Founders Day


May 11, 2105 Commencement, Board of Trustee Actions, Summer Enrollment, Closing Thoughts
May 4, 2015 Commencement, Nepal Earthquake Relief, Distinguished Woman in Higher Education, Good News, Pancakes with the President
Apr. 27, 2015 Commencement Stories, Tenure, Promotion and Merit, The Big Event, Athletics, Thank You
Apr. 20, 2015 Employee Service Awards, Strategic Planning, Get Real, Athletics
Apr. 13, 2015 Money Smart Week, SPARC, Good News, Retirement Options Review, Athletics
Apr. 6, 2015 New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, DisArt Festival, Higher Education Budget, Michigan Campus Compact, Athletics
Mar. 23, 2015 Career Week, Wege Prize, Author Celebration, Events, Athletics
Mar. 19, 2015 Announcement: Leslie Bellavance Named New Kendall President
Mar. 16, 2015 Candidate for Provost Open Sessions, Diversity Audit, SPARC, Women's History Month, Legislative Testimony, Good News, Athletics
Mar. 2, 2015 Provost Search, Learn Lab, Facilities Master Plan, Athletics, Spring Break
Feb. 23, 2015 Phil and Jocelyn Hagerman and Hagerman Foundation Gift, University Center Dedication, BEYOND: Diversity, Festival of the Arts, Athletics
Feb. 16, 2015 Governor Snyder's Executive Budget, University Center Dedication, 2015 Health Savings Account Open Enrollment - PPO Option, Events
Feb. 9, 2015 2015-18 University Plan for Information Technology, SPARC, Money Smart Week, Provost Candidate Feedback, Festival of the Arts
Feb. 2, 2015 Provost Candidate Visits, Good News, Festival of the Arts, Athletics
Jan. 26, 2015 Festival of the Arts, State Budget, University Center, Provost Candidate Visits, Athletics
Jan. 19, 2015 Enrollment (Spring 2015 Summary), MLK Celebration, Provost Candidate Visit, Festival of the Arts, Mentor Awareness Month, Text Alerts, Athletics
Jan. 12, 2015 Welcome Back, Provost Search, Kendall College of Art and Design Presidential Search, Campus Facilities Master Plan, Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Athletics
Dec. 8, 2014 Events: Pancakes with the President, Holiday Reception, Commencement; Holiday Wishes
Dec. 1, 2014 Web and Media Accessibility, Good News, Athletics
Nov. 24, 2014 Semester Schedule, Budget Forum Information, Student Shuttle Bus, Athletics, Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 17, 2014 Student Debt Forums, Upcoming Events, Athletics
Nov. 10, 2014 Good News, College of Health Professions Highlighted, Athletics 
Nov. 3, 2014 Student Debt Forums, Together We Can Make a Difference (Ebola), Native American Heritage Celebration, Upcoming Events, Athletics
Oct. 27, 2014 Ferris Foundation Benefit, Ebola Information, Upcoming Events, Athletics
Oct. 20, 2014 Sexual Assault Awareness Video, Diversity Events, Open Forums, Athletics
Oct. 13, 2014 Ferris Foundation Benefit Gala, ArtPrize, Events This Week, Career Fair, Athletics
Oct. 6, 2014 Homecoming, ArtPrize, United Way Campaign, Disability Awareness Month, Strategic Planning and Resource Council
Sept. 29, 2014 Homecoming and ArtPrize, Good News, Upcoming Events
Sept. 22, 2014 Weekends at Ferris; Your Input Sought on the Big Rapids Campus Master Plan; Hispanic Heritage Celebration; Homecoming; and ArtPrize, Fortune through Failure, BAM Percussion, and Tuba Bach
Sept. 15, 2014 U.S. News and World Report Ranking, Kendall College of Art and Design President Search, Presentation Tonight - “Social Media, Bullying, Alcohol, Drugs and Other Risks for Students”, State History Conference, ArtPrize Volunteers Needed, Athletics
Sept. 8, 2014 SPARC/Strategic Plan, Beyond: Diversity, Sexual Violence Task Force, Athletics, Good News
Sept. 5, 2014 Announcement from the President:  Sexual Assault Task Force Report
Sept. 2, 2014 Founders' Day in review, University Center progress, Fall enrollment, Social Work Association event
Aug. 25, 2014 Welcome Class of 2019, Founders' Day and Michigan Legal Milestone, New Staff Center Open House, Women's Volleyball Nationally Ranked
Aug. 18, 2014 Welcome Back, Faculty Welcome Week, Kendall President Search, Welcome Students, Founders' Day


May 12, 2014 Commencement, Strategic Plan Approved and Other Board of Trustee Action, Good News
May 5, 2014 Provost Search Committee, Distinguished Alumni and Pacesetter Awards, Uncommon Greatness Award, Societies of Distinction, Commencement, Closing Thoughts
Apr. 28, 2014 Interim Provost, University Events, National Collegiate Disc Golf Champion, Athletics, Pancakes with the President
Apr. 21, 2014 Employee Service Award Celebration, The Big Event, New SPARC Leadership, Events
Apr. 7, 2014 Ferris Employee Leadership Development Program, General Education Task Force, SPARC, Campus Events, Good News
Mar. 31, 2014 Strategic Plan, Distinguished Staff Awards, State Budget Update, Hockey
Mar. 24, 2014 Money Smart Week, Benefits and Health Expo, Hospitality Management Gala, Hockey
Mar. 17, 2014 Distinguished Teachers, Encourage Your Legislator to Support Higher Education, Strategic Plan Review at SPARC This Tuesday, Women's Track, Ferris Hockey
Mar. 5, 2014 Testimony, Business Leaders for Michigan, Conversion to Office 365, Good News, Spring Break
Feb. 24, 2014 Festival of the Arts, Women's History Month, National and International Stories, Athletics
Feb. 17, 2014 Good News - February 2014, New Vice President for Student Affairs, Conversion to Office 365, Festival of the Arts
Feb. 10, 2014 Governor's Budget and Capital Outlay, Emergency Preparedness, First Lady's Attic, Latino American - PBS Series, Festival for the Arts, SPARC Meeting
Feb. 3, 2014 This Past Weekend, Winter Weather, Strategic Planning (Inside Academic Affairs, dated Jan. 31, 2014), Black History Month, Festival of the Arts
Jan. 20, 2014 Enrollment, Student Achievement Measure, University Efficiency
Jan. 13, 2014 Martin Luther King Celebration, General Education Program, Ferris Hockey, Closing Thoughts
Dec. 11, 2013 Announcement: VPSA Appointment
Dec. 9, 2013 Thank you; Reminders: Pancakes with the President, Holiday Reception, Commencement; United Way Goal and More Good News; Volleyball in NCAA Finals; Ice Hockey Unbeaten in Conference; Holiday Wishes
Nov. 25, 2013 Student Engagement, Holiday Reception and Pancakes for our Students, Athletics, Thanksgiving
Nov. 10, 2013 Enrollment Task Force, Vice President for Student Affairs Forums, Jim Crow Museum Featured, Good News, Athletics
Nov. 4, 2013 Ferris Foundation Benefit, Kendall College of Art and Design Events, Big Rapids Events, Athletics
Oct. 21, 2013 Budget/Slides, Foundation Gala, Alertus Test
Oct. 14, 2013 Good News, Budget Forums, Festival of Nations, Athletics, United Way Update
Oct. 7, 2013 Power Outage, ArtPrize Participation, Wheelchair Basketball, Enrollment Task Force, United Way Campaign
Sept. 30, 2013 Homecoming, Enrollment Task Force, West Michigan Presidents' Compact Committee, Athletics
Sept. 23, 2013 Enrollment, Budget Implications, Hablemos: Speaking Spanish Together, ArtPrize
Sept. 16, 2013 ArtPrize, Good News, Athletics, Upcoming Events
Sept. 3, 2013 Thank You, Enrollment (Fall 2013 Report), Founders Day Remarks, Football Opener
August 23, 2013 Welcome Back, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, IT Breach, Logo Contest, Founders Day
August 16, 2013 Welcome Back, New Faculty, First Impressions, Campus Construction, Founders Day


May 14, 2013 Commencement, Tuition, Rankin Center Renovation 
May 6, 2013 Commencement, Ferris Pharmacy Care Clinic, Kendall Student Excellence Awards and Student Exhibition, Good News, Artworks Gala, Sports Update, Closing Thoughts
April 29, 2013 Engaged Campus Award, Academic Senate Officers, SkillsUSA, Vice President for Student Affairs Search, Service Awards, Athletics, Pancakes with the President 
April 22, 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing; Service Awards; Promotion, Merit and Tenure; The Big Event; Upcoming and Ongoing Events
April 15, 2013 Award Recipients, Take Back the Night, Higher Education Funding, Weekend Events
April 8, 2013 Fulbright Events, International Festival of Cultures, Changsha Visiting Faculty, National Poetry Month, Governor's Award for Historic Preservation, Good News
April 1, 2013 Fulbright Scholars, Strategic Planning, State Funding
Mar. 4, 2013 Good News, Legislative Testimony, Closing Thoughts
Feb. 25, 2013 Faculty Contract
Feb. 18, 2013 Strategic Plan (2/12/13 document)
Feb. 11, 2013 Executive Budget, Congratulations College of Pharmacy, Distinguished Staff Awards and Distinguished Team Awards, Festival of the Arts, Athletic Update, Ferris Cares
Feb. 4, 2013 Please Help (local flood damage)
Jan. 28, 2013 University Center and Transportation Study, Graphic Design: Now in Production, Festival of the Arts
Jan. 21, 2013 Enrollment (Spring 2013 Extract), Lotus Notes Replacement, Supervisor Training, Praise for ArtPrize, Athletic Success
Jan. 14, 2013 Welcome Back, MLK Day Celebrations, Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, 100th Anniversary of Gov. Ferris' Inauguration, Academic Senate Leadership, In Memoriam
Dec. 10, 2012 Commencement, Good News, Support Ferris in 2012, Holidays
Dec. 3, 2012 [email protected] Studies, SPARC,Academic Program Review Committee, Athletics, Pancakes with the President, Employee Holiday Reception and Holiday Card
Nov. 26, 2012 Student Debt (Task Force Report), New Trustees, Reminder
Nov. 12, 2012 Good News, Board of Trustees, SPARC, Athletics, Veterans Day
Oct. 29, 2012 Budget Forums, Points of Pride, Ferris Foundation Gala, Political Engagement Project
Oct. 15, 2012 Homecoming, Budget Forums, The Rapids Bus Service, Hospitality Management Anniversary, Good News
Oct. 8, 2012 Student Center Renovation, Space Issues Task Force, Kendall and ArtPrize, SPARC Meeting, Ferris Wins Anchor-Bone Trophy in Weekend Athletic Action, Homecoming
Sept. 24, 2012 Good News, Campus Calendar, Athletics
Sept. 17, 2012 Flag Lowering, Student Learning Outcomes, Hispanic Heritage Month, Constitution Day, ArtPrize, Fall Pow-wow
Sept. 10, 2012 Social Fest, SPARC Meeting, Changes to MPSERS, Volunteer for ArtPrize, Ferris Sports Update, Athletics
Sept. 4, 2012 Founders' Day, Student Debt Task Force, Enrollment, Blackboard Learn Transition, iConnect, Athletics
Aug. 27, 2012 Welcome Back, Faculty Welcome Back Week, Founders Day, Athletics, Congratulations, Class of 2016 Mindset 
Aug. 17, 2012
 Welcome Back, New faculty and staff, Welcome Back Week, Founders' Day


May 7, 2012 Commencement, Good News, Oliver Evans Tribute, Former Federal Building Opening
April 30, 2012 Award Recipients, Federal Building, Alumni Awards and Alumni Spring Reunion, Commencement, Student Debt and Time to Degree, Athletic Success, End of Semester
April 23, 2012 Distinguished Staff and Team Awards, Annual Employee Service Award Celebration, Jim Crow Museum Grand Opening, Tennis Team Wins Conference Tournament, Hockey Team Congratulations, Pancakes with the President
April 16, 2012 Big Event, Employee Service Awards, Jim Crow Museum Opening, Events Throughout the Week
April 14, 2012 Announcement from President Eisler
April 9, 2012 Hockey; Promotion and Merit Increases, Tenured Granted; Honorary Degrees; Good News
March 26, 2012 Hockey, Legislative Testimony, Student Debt and Time to Degree Website, Mathcounts Competition
March 20, 2012 Announcement from President Eisler
March 19, 2012 Marketing Awards, Hockey Success, Good News, 21st Annual Hospitality Program Gala
March 12, 2012 HLC Accreditation, Health Insurance Information Forums, SPARC Committee, The National Rube Goldberg Machine Competition, Athletic News
Feb. 27, 2012 Student Debt, Board of Trustees, Friends of Ferris, Festival of the Arts, Ferris Foundation Leadership, Athletic Championships!
Feb. 22, 2012 Dr. David M. Rosen selected as the next president of Kendall College of Art and Design
Feb. 20, 2012 Student Debt Forums, Athletic Success, Festival of the Arts
Feb. 6, 2012 Innovational Learning and Research Grand Opening; Opportunities for Input, Discussion, and Collaboration; Good News; Closing Thoughts
Jan. 30, 2012 Festival of the Arts,Testimony to Senate Education Committee, Athletic Success
Jan. 16, 2012 United Way, Bomb Threat, Spring Enrollment (Summary), "College Tax" Articles, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Jan. 9, 2012 Welcome Back, Martin Luther King Jr. Week, HLC Forums, Good News
Dec. 12, 2011 SPARC, Review of Vice President David Pilgrim, Commencement, Leadership Changes, Happy Holidays
Dec. 5, 2011 Kendall College of Art and Design Accreditation, Pharmacy Dean, Student Government Holiday Food Drive, Employee Holiday Reception, Construction Management Success, Athletics, Pancakes with the President
Dec. 2, 2011 HLC Team Draft Report
Nov. 21, 2011 Ferris Student Mourned, Budget Forum Materials, Ferris Magazine, Commencement Stories, Thanksgiving
Nov. 14, 2011 Global Entrepreneurship Week, Budget Forum, Construction Projects Update (Pharmacy, Federal Building, Jim Crow Museum), Athletics Success
Nov. 7, 2011 Ferris Foundation Gala, Strategic Planning and Resource Council, Vice President Pilgrim Review, Congratulations Ferris Volleyball, Closing Thoughts
Oct. 24, 2011 Michigan Construction Hall of Fame, Higher Education's Economic Impact, Ferris Foundation Gala, Ferris Athletics
Oct. 17, 2011 Officer Trevor Slot
Oct. 10, 2011 Online Learning at Ferris State University, ArtPrize, Fulbright Display, Ferris Foundation Board, SPARC, Good News, Homecoming
Oct. 3, 2011 International Education Week, Emergency Notification, Athletics, Helping Others
Sept. 27, 2011 Good News, ArtPrize, Legislative Activity, Athletics
Sept. 9, 2011 9/11 Anniversary
Sept. 6, 2011 Enrollment, New Semester, Founders' Day, Athletic Success
August 29, 2011 Welcoming Students Back, College Visits, Hockey, Athletic Contests, Founders Day  
August 22, 2011 Welcome Back, People, Facilities, Founders Day, New Students  


June 13, 2011 Higher Education Budget, Optometry Building Dedication, Summer Enrollment, Summer University
May 9, 2011 Commencement, Share Your Success, Close of Academic Year
May 2, 2011 Employee Service Awards, Kendall Presidential Search Committee, Academic Senate, Office of Multicultural Student Services 25th Anniversary, Budget, Alumni Reunion Awards, Commencement
April 25, 2011 Higher Learning Commission, Distinguished Staff and Team Awards, Annual Employee Service Award Celebration, SkillsUSA, Commencement Stories, Share Your Success, Pancakes with the President
April 11, 2011 Higher Learning Commission, Share Your Success, Power Restoration
April 4, 2011 Higher Learning Commission, Share Your Success, Review of Jerry Scoby
March 28, 2011 Kendall College of Art and Design Presidential Search, Share Your Success, Speaker Series 2011, Hospitality Management Gala, Custodial and Grounds Staff
March 21, 2011 General Education Town Hall Meetings, Legislative Testimony, Share Your Success, Good News
March 14, 2011 Legislative Testimony, Vice President Scoby Review, Athletics, Events This Week
March 1, 2011 Partnerships: Friends of Ferris, Our Communities, and Efforts in Lansing; Festival of Arts and Big Rapids; Jim Crow Museum and DTE Foundation; Federal Building, Wege Foundation and Grand Rapids; and Spring Break
Feb. 28, 2011 Budget Forum Materials, Legislative Sessions, Basketball and Hockey Successes
Feb. 21, 2011 State Budget Reductions, Holiday Inn, Review of Fritz Erickson, Festival of the Arts, Men's Basketball
Feb. 14, 2011 Wellness Task Force, University Center Visioning Committee, Big Rapids - Grand Rapids Bus Service, Bulldog Athletics
Jan. 31, 2011 New Board of Trustees Members, Provost Professional Development Review, Men's Basketball, Winning Sculpture Name
Jan. 24, 2011 Jim Crow Museum, Dashboard Indicators, Festival of the Arts
Jan. 17, 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Opportunities for Engagement, Revenue Conference, Enrollment (Spring 2011 Summary)
Jan. 10, 2011 Welcome Back, Michigan College of Optometry Building, Martin Luther King Celebration Events, Dashboard Presentation
Dec. 13, 2010 Meeting Reminders, Good News, Happy Holidays
Dec. 7, 2010 Funding for Pharmacy Project at 25 Michigan, Athletic Achievements, Holiday Reception
Nov. 29, 2010 SPARC, Commencement Stories, Holiday Reception, Pancakes with the President, Holiday Break
Nov. 15, 2010 Budget Forums, General Education and Academic Program Review, Closing Thoughts
Nov. 8, 2010 Opportunities for Engagement, Faculty Contract, Closing Thoughts
Nov. 1, 2010 Energy Conservation Task Force, Enrollment (DASUM data), Budget Forums, Closing Thoughts
Oct. 25, 2010 Academic Structure Review, MyDegree, Election 2010, Closing Thoughts
Oct. 11, 2010 Higher Learning Commission, Homecoming, Tentative Faculty Agreement, ArtPrize, International Education Week
Oct. 4, 2010 Planning for Student Success, State Approves Higher Ed Budget and TIP Funding, Homecoming
Sept. 27, 2010 Planning Process, Strategic Plan, Budget, ArtPrize, United Way
Sept. 20, 2010 Federal Building, East Campus Suites, Budget and Politics Update, Closing Thoughts
Sept. 7, 2010 Enrollment (Fall 2010 4th day report), New Faculty, New Athletics Director, Founders' Day Thanks
August 30, 2010 Faculty contract
August 23, 2010 Welcome Back, Success Stories, State Budget, Faculty Contract Negotiations, Closing Thoughts
August 10, 2010 State Budget, Fall Enrollment, FSU Budget, A Longer Perspective
Note: Michigan House Fiscal Agency report Attachment C
July 7, 2010 Former Ferris State University President Wenrich


June 28, 2010: State Budget, Retiring Employees 
June 14, 2010: Higher Ed Budget, Dan Burcham, Adjunct Faculty Status Update 
May 26, 2010: MPSERS, Summer University, Summer Enrollment, Men's Golf Team Success 
May 3, 2010: Service Awards, Legislative Testimony, The Rock, Faculty Contract Negotiations, Commencement, Summer Wishes 
April 28, 2010: Share Your Success, Leadership Team Review, Service Awards 
April 26, 2010: 125th Anniversary Events, Commencement Stories, Pancakes with the President 
April 21, 2010: Share Your Success 
April 19, 2010: Pedestrian Safety Task Force Report, Faculty Awards, Service Awards, Ferris Foundation Exceptional Merit Awards, 125th Anniversary Events, Service Award Celebration 
April 12, 2010: Curriculum Development, Promotion and Merit, Sabbatical Leaves, Share Your Success, The BIG Event 
April 5, 2010: Fulbright Scholars, Share Your Success, ERI, Windgate Fellowship, 125th Anniversary Dinner 
March 29, 2010: Share Your Success, MCC Awards, The BIG Event, Board of Trustees Appointments, Basketball Honors 
March 22, 2010: New Tenured Faculty, Retirement Changes for MPSERS, Share Your Success, Ice Hockey 
March 15, 2010: Welcome Back, Testimony to Senate Higher Ed Subcommittee, Good News, Athletics 
March 1, 2010: Senate Higher Ed Subcommittee, H1N1, Campus Activity 
February 17, 2010: State Executive Budget Proposal, Early Retirement Incentive - summary document 
February 8, 2010: Budget, Globalization Initiative, Good News
January 25, 2010: Budget Forums, Festival for the Arts, Haitian Relief Efforts
January 18, 2010: The Present and the Future, Students, Budget Outlook/Enrollment [Spring 2010 Summary (pdf)]
January 11, 2010: Welcome Back, MLK Celebration, Budget Forums, Energy Task Force Report, Commencement
December 7, 2009: Ferris Generosity, Commencement Stories, Holiday Reception, Pancakes with the President, Good News
December 2, 2009: Budget, University Policies
November 23, 2009: Academic Program Review, Relationship Building, Budget Forums, Athletics Success
November 16, 2009: Pedestrian Safety, Budget Forums, Ferris Magazine
November 9, 2009: Promise Grant and Competitive Scholarship Restoration, Other Eligible Adults, Budget, Good News
November 5, 2009: Emergency Preparedness, Policy Web Site
October 23, 2009: Special Message from the President
October 5, 2009: State budget, Homecoming
September 14, 2009: 125th events, campus construction, Good News
September 8, 2009: Founders' Day, Enrollment (Fall Summary (pdf))
August 31, 2009: Welcome Back, History Events, Leadership Appointments 
August 24, 2009: Welcome Back, New Faculty, Provost


May 5, 2009 MCO, Commencement 
May 4, 2009 Budget information 
April 20, 2009 Budget Forums (Budget Reduction Suggestions Summary 2009 (pdf)), Distinguished Staff and Team Awards
April 13, 2009 Share Your Success sessions, Budget Suggestions (Budget Reduction Suggestions 2009 (pdf)) and Situation 
March 30, 2009 Share Your Success sessions, East Campus Apartments, BR Master Plan 
March 20, 2009 Share Your Success sessions 
March 2, 2009 Budget, Appropriations, Jim Crow Museum, Good News 
February 12, 2009 Provost Announcement (Vita), State Budget (Overview), "Food for Thought" Dates 
February 4, 2009 Master Planning, Provost Search, State Budget, "Food for Thought" 
January 26, 2009 Enrollment (Enrollment Stats), Festival of the Arts, Provost Search, Master Planning 
January 12, 2009 MLK Day, Provost Search 
January 5, 2009 VP Admin and Finance announcement 
December 8, 2008 Holiday, VP search, Commencement 
December 1, 2008 Campus Safety, VP Admin/Finance search 
November 10, 2008 Master Plan, VP UAM
October 28, 2008 College Meetings and Master Planning
October 6, 2008 University Events
September 29, 2008 MCO and SPARC
September 15, 2008 Emergency Preparedness
September 8, 2008 Enrollment
September 5, 2008 Founders Day Presentations
September 2, 2008 Founders Day
August 22, 2008 Welcome Back


June 19, 2008 Updates/Property Purchase
May 5, 2008 Interim VPAA
April 30, 2008 Goals and Initiatives
April 28, 2008 Interim VPs
April 21, 2008 Summer University
April 14, 2008 Service Awards
April 7, 2008 Employee Awards
March 31, 2008 HLC Accreditation Review
March 24, 2008 Mission/Vision/Diversity Plan Adopted
March 17, 2008 Provost search/Equity Conference
March 3, 2008
Feb. 25, 2008 Emergency Preparedness
Current FSU Safety Infrastructure Update 
   Task Force Reports(pdf):
     Emergency Situations Student Support 
     Information Technology Communications
     Security Infrastructure 
Feb. 21, 2008 NIU Memorial - Pres. Eisler's comment
Feb. 19, 2008 Budget/Capital Outlay
Feb. 15, 2008 NIU Statement
Feb. 11, 2008 Mission/Vision Statements
Feb. 11, 2008 Diversity Plan
Feb. 4, 2008 
Jan. 31, 2008 Closure Decision
Jan. 28, 2008
Jan. 22, 2008  Spring 2008 4th Day Count
Jan. 14, 2008
Dec. 18, 2007
Dec. 4, 2007
Nov. 5, 2007
Oct. 31, 2007 - Laptop
Oct. 16, 2007
Oct. 1, 2007
Sept. 4, 2007 Fall 2007 4th Day Count
August 27, 2007
August 20, 2007
July 20, 2007


June 22, 2007
May 3, 2007
April 27, 2007
April 23, 2007
April 19, 2007 
  Virginia Tech Memorial Ceremony
April 19, 2007
April 18, 2007 
  Virginia Tech Message
April 12, 2007
April 11, 2007
April 9, 2007
April 4, 2007
April 2, 2007
March 23, 2007
March 12, 2007
February 26, 2007
February 19, 2007
January 15, 2007
January 8, 2007
December 7, 2006
November 29, 2006
October 31, 2006
October 12, 2006
September 25, 2006
September 11, 2006
August 25, 2006
August 22, 2006


May 3, 2006
Apr. 28, 2006
Apr. 19, 2006
Apr. 10, 2006
Mar. 23, 2006
Mar. 1, 2006
Feb. 13, 2006
Jan. 13, 2006
Dec. 12, 2005
Dec. 5, 2005
Nov. 21, 2005
Oct. 20, 2005
Sept. 9, 2005
Sept. 2, 2005
Aug. 30, 2005
Aug. 25, 2005


May 4, 2005
April 29, 2005
April 22, 2005
April 15, 2005
April 4, 2005
March 28, 2005
March 16, 2005
February 11, 2005
February 1, 2005
January 6, 2005
December 7, 2004
November 1, 2004
October 20, 2004 
October 5, 2004 
September 7, 2004 
August 4, 2004 
July 1, 2004


June 10, 2004
May 14, 2004
May 5, 2004
April 30, 2004
April 13, 2004
April 1, 2004
February 18, 2004
February 11, 2004
February 9, 2004
February 6, 2004
January 27, 2004
January 16, 2004
January 8, 2004
December 9, 2003
December 2, 2003
November 14, 2003
October 27, 2003