The NextEnergy Center in Detroit

Succession Goes Forward for NextEnergy Board

NextEnergy Monday announced a succession on its board of directors: previous vice chairman Robert Buckler succeeds Christopher Rizik as chairman, and Maria Thompson succeeds Buckler as vice chairman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2011

HR Notices From May 3

The latest personnel and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions.


detroit finney high school

Question Of Support For Planned Restructuring Of Detroit Schools

Detroit School Board President Anthony Adams appeared before City Council Tuesday to promote Financial Manager Robert Bobb’s plan to close more schools in June.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011

C) Eastern Michigan University President Sue Martin during a 2010 event. (File photo)

Pay Raise For EMU President

The Board of Regents approved a two year contract extension for Sue Martin that calls for her salary to jump to $300,889 next July and $309,915 in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2010

Shooting At School Board Meeting

Superintendent Bill Husfelt mustered a calm voice and tried to persuade Clay Duke to drop the gun, but the ex-con just shook his head and fired.


Michigan Man Caught With Gun At Airport

A judge ordered a Michigan man held on $25,000 bail after he allegedly tried to board an airplane in Chicago with a loaded handgun.


Bobb Touts DPS Reform

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb touted reforms in the district when he appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, but said reform is tough.


Regents Approve Lights At Michigan Stadium

The Big House is getting permanent lights. The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved the $1.8 million project Thursday.


Final Arguments Heard In Detroit School Board Suit

A Wayne County Circuit Court judge wants more information before making a decision in a yearlong civil lawsuit aimed at taking academic control away from Detroit Public Schools’ emergency financial manager and restoring it to […]


Ex-DPS Board Prez To Appear In Court

Ex-Detroit School Board President Otis Mathis is scheduled to be arraigned in Wayne County Circuit Court on misconduct in office and obscene conduct charges.