David Jesse, Detroit Free Press

David Jesse

Detroit Free Press

Detroit, MI, United States

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Recent articles by David:

For U-M branch campuses, no promise to cover tuition increase like main branch students got

U-M Flint and U-M Dearborn students had tuition hiked, just like their peers at U-M Ann Arbor, but unlike Ann Arbor students didn't have it covered. → Read More

Michigan coronavirus cases take slight dip; still up over recent days

There were 470 new coronavirus cases, the State of Michigan said. That raises the state's total to 65,135. → Read More

Michigan releases plan for K-12 school reopenings: What it will look like

A plan released by Gov. Whitmer Tuesday has levels of recommendations, depending on how many COVID cases are in each area of the state. → Read More

U-M passes 1.9% tuition hike, plans to cover cost of increase for most in-state students

U-M passes 1.9% tuition increase, says will cover cost of increase for in-state students → Read More

MSU board member Mosallam launches campaign with support from Nassar survivors

The announcement kicks off a month-long dash to the nominating conventions. Democrats and Republicans pick candidates for seats at 3 universities. → Read More

U-M board rejects administration's budget request, including 1.9% tuition increase

A split University of Michigan Board of Regents rejected a budget proposal from its administration that included a 1.9% increase → Read More

University of Michigan: We don't owe students refund for switching to online instruction

The University of Michigan argued in a court filing it had the right to make any changes it wanted to instruction → Read More

University of Michigan to bring students back to campus for fall semester

The University of Michigan will bring students back to campus for fall; several other universities across nation doing the same → Read More

University of Michigan, victims of sports doctor to enter mediation in lawsuits

A federal court judge also ordered a law firm hired by U-M to run an independent investigation to show up in court to discuss their work. → Read More

Sources: U-M to withdraw from hosting October presidential debate

The University of Michigan will not host a presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump because of pandemic concerns → Read More

University of Michigan confirms it won't host presidential debate. Here's why

U-M said it won't host an Oct. 15 debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden because of the uncertainty surrounding the fall semester and COVID-19. → Read More

Protest group to hold public tribunal on Detroit police response to marches

Detroit Will Breathe will hold a public tribunal for the Detroit Police Department's treatment of protesters next Saturday. → Read More

Detroit protests, Day 16: Leaders return, 'big announcement' promised

The two most prominent leaders of the Detroit protests are expected to rejoin the marchers on Saturday, after taking a couple of days off for planning. → Read More

Eastern Michigan University guarantees single rooms for students who don't want a roommate

The Ypsilanti university will reopen two buildings to guarantee students can have a single room — no roommate — if they choose. → Read More

Universities gamble on tuition freezes, hope students will stay and finances won't dive

Schools who freeze tuition are walking a tightrope between keeping costs down for students and earning enough revenue to run the school. → Read More

Whitmer lifts restrictions on summer camps, some school sport activities

The new order allows overnight residential, travel, and troop camps beginning Monday, June 15. → Read More

Wayne State University freezes tuition for upcoming school year

The Detroit university joins other across the state in freezing tuition for the upcoming school year. → Read More

Detroit protests, Day 6: People gathering in Detroit

Protests started because George Floyd, a black man from Minneapolis, died after a white police officer there knelt on Floyd's neck during an arrest. → Read More

Police brutality protests continue in Detroit after night of violent clashes, 1 dead

Protests are continuing in Detroit following a night of violent confrontations with police and dozens of arrests. → Read More

‘I don’t know if she’ll be safe’: Stakes are high as colleges seek to reopen campus dorms

It's a big question facing universities: How can thousands of students safely live 24/7 on campuses when schools reopen in the fall? Here are ideas. → Read More