Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel charged seven men under the state’s anti-terrorism law for their involvement in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and violently overthrow the government.
City Council voted 10-0 to officially give Interim City Administrator Tom Crawford the full-time position as city administrator at a special session meeting Monday night.
Councilmember Jane Lumm, I-Ward 2, said she supported instating Crawford as permanent city administrator. She said Crawford has clearly demonstrated his effectiveness in doing the job during his time as interim city administrator.
Ann Arbor will have to wait a little bit longer before a new city administrator is chosen.
At Monday night’s special session, the council discussed the next steps in the search for a new city administrator, ultimately voting unanimously to carry on with the process and continue to consider all four candidates for the position.
In an email sent to students and faculty Thursday morning, Provost Susan M. Collins announced a new undergraduate grading policy at the University of Michigan for the 2020-2021 academic year. All undergraduate classes will maintain the traditional grading system for students who earn grades A-C, but students with D or E grades will receive a “No Record COVID” on their transcript with the option to request an NRC be converted into a letter grade.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced she will be allocating $65 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to Michigan school districts, institutions of higher education and education organizations, according to a press release sent Wednesday afternoon.
On the Aug. 4 primary election ballot, voters will decide on five seats on the Ann Arbor City Council. With one seat open in each ward and 13 total candidates running, The Daily has put together a City Council election guide with each candidate’s platforms to help Ann Arbor voters make informed decisions at the polls.
University of Michigan students enrolled in Public Policy 456/756 hosted candidates for Wards 1, 2 and 3 of Ann Arbor City Council in an online forum Thursday afternoon. Students asked candidates about transportation, affordable housing and climate change.