David Haynes

Professor David Haynes is a tenured Professor of Public Administration and teaches in the MPA graduate program at Northern Michigan University, where he previously served as President. David has been involved in the public administration and political science field for over 45 years.

Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors: August 10, 2020

Corporate property tax abatements, Apollo investment and ownership in the UP, NMU COVID-19 testing, Michigan Revenue Estimating Conference, and new book suggestions. Read more in this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors: August 3, 2020

Primary day in Michigan, absentee ballots, NMU EAN update, news tips, and book suggestions. Read more in this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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Rural America and the Veterans of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

In a recent paper, David Haynes and Jesse Sherman took a look at some of the challenges faced by veterans in rural America and in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, particularly the Veteran Affairs’ efforts to provide veterans with easy access to quality health care.

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Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors: July 27, 2020

The UP’s first Marriott hotel, dark store tax reductions, who is Leon Black, and a veteran historical marker goes missing. Read more in this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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Veteran Talent Utilization in State and Local Leadership

In this recent study, Dr. David Haynes and Jesse Sherman took a look at veteran representation among the leadership at the three public universities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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Study finds lack of veteran representation among U.P. university leadership

A recent study by Dr. David Haynes and Jesse Sherman looked at veteran representation among the President and Board of Trustee positions at the three public universities in the Upper Peninsula. This is important issue as Governor Gretchen Whitmer has just recently begun considering university board appointees.

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Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors: July 20, 2020

Upper Peninsula county is a new National Bellwether County, propane in the UP and Line 5, out-of-state license plates in the UP, and a proposed veteran tribute in the UP. Read more in this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors: July 13, 2020

Manufacturing and job growth in Dickinson County, new UP veteran service, crowded beaches in Marquette, and parents worry about kids’ return to school. Read more in this week’s Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors: July 6, 2020

Density in the U.P., K-12 funding in Michigan, Opening of U.P. Universities, and some quotes to make us think. Read more in this week’s Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors: June 29, 2020

UP’s most famous coach speaks out, NMU’s EAN network is slow, no UP or rural voices on State Board of Education, and UP colleges propose budget cuts . Read more in this week’s Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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