Ypsilanti is 35 miles (56 km) west of Detroit and eight miles (13 km) east of Ann Arbor.
The university was founded in 1849 as Michigan State Normal School.
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Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is a comprehensive, co-educational public university in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Today, the university is governed by an eight-member Board of Regents whose members are appointed by the Governor of Michigan for eight-year terms.