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August 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press highlights WSU president's welcome back video


There’s a lot that goes into being a modern university president — including checking the length of the grass on campus. At least that’s the view presented in a short Welcome Back to Wayne State University video uploaded to YouTube Tuesday. The video features President M. Roy Wilson and his clipboard full of tasks. He’s got to measure the space between desks in classrooms, make sure all the printing paper is neatly stacked and make sure all the coffee cups are rotated so the Wayne State logo faces the correct way. He’s also got to make sure the clock on the Old Main building matches the Shinola watch on his wrist. Classes start today on campus.


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