Press Releases

Below is a selection of media news releases as they relate to the topics of athletics, parking and dining. The partnerships with Chartwells Higher Education (dining) and Preston Hollow Capital/LAZ Parking (parking) are designed to generate further revenue for the University in order to improve services to students and staff and to provide funds for capital improvements. Note: All EMU news releases can be found on the EMU Today news hub, and clicking on news headlines.


March 13, 2018
Eastern Michigan University to continue to share information about the benefits of new $55 million parking agreement

Dec. 15, 2017
Eastern Michigan University to monetize its parking operations in 35-year agreement

May 29, 2017
Eastern Michigan University begins exploration of parking agreement


Feb. 9, 2018
Amid highly positive student reviews, Eastern Michigan University extends contract with dining services partner Chartwells Higher Education

June 21, 2016
Eastern Michigan University announces major expansion and investment in its dining services

June 17, 2016
Proposed agreement would transform dining services at Eastern Michigan University with massive investment


March 20, 2018
Eastern Michigan University aligns with MAC peers in eliminating four sports

March 20, 2018
Frequently Asked Questions: Athletics sports reductions

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