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Government and External Relations

Tobias A. Roth, Interim Vice President

Warriner 208; 989-774-3871

Government Relations

The Government Relations office works closely with state, federal and local officials on funding and policy issues that impact the CMU community. The office also works closely with students, faculty and administrators, in planning and developing CMU’s response to pro-posed legislation, agency policies and developing relationships with key policy makers. The office also facilitates meetings with policy makers and handles inquiries from legislators regarding CMU’s academic and research activities on campus. For additional information please contact the Government Relations Office at 989-774-3871.

WCMU Public Media

WCMU Public Media has provided television and radio programming and other outreach activities for more than 50 years to residents of 52 counties in central and northern Michigan and portions of Ontario. With four television and eight radio stations, WCMU Public Media is one of Central Michigan University’s primary public service initiatives.

WCMU Public Television: CMU owns and operates public television stations WCMU-TV, Mount Pleasant; WCML-TV, Alpena; WCMW-TV, Manistee/Ludington; and WCMV-TV, Cadillac/Traverse City.

WCMU Public Television, a Public Broadcasting Service affiliate, offers programs that educate, inspire and entertain. These programs include a combination of national programs, such as the award-winning PBS children’s programs, Antiques Roadshow, NOVA, and Masterpiece Theatre, and high quality local programs including, Ask the Specialists, Quiz Central, Capitol Report and the award-winning Destination Michigan.

WCMU Public Radio: The WCMU Public Radio network, an affiliate of NPR, is comprised of eight transmitters, WCMU-FM, Mount Pleasant; WCML-FM, Alpena; WCMB-FM, Oscoda; WWCM-FM, Standish; WUCX-FM, Bay City; WCMZ-FM, Sault Ste. Marie; and WCMW-FM, Harbor Springs and 95.1, Traverse City.

WCMU Public Radio provides outstanding programming around the clock. In addition to national programs such as Morning Edition and All Things Considered, our radio network offers a wide range of local programs featuring classical music, jazz, and award-winning local news and information.

WCMU Public Radio and Television also serves as a training ground for Central Michigan University students pursuing broadcast related careers. Each semester, at least 25 students work in a real-life learning environment under the mentorship of WCMU Public Media’s professional staff. The studios are located at 1999 E. Campus Drive, Mount Pleasant.