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Displaying items tagged: Michigan Association of State Universities

Sunday, 28 February 2021 18:00

Higher ed supporters look to reverse downward state funding trends

As state employment forecasts show more than three-quarters of the top 50 high-demand, high-paying jobs in Michigan through 2028 require at least a four-year degree, public financial support for Michigan universities lags many other states.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 24 May 2020 19:10

Uncertain future ahead for state’s ‘Futures for Frontliners’ program

new program aims to give frontline workers in the COVID-19 pandemic a pathway into higher education. 

Published in Talent
Sunday, 24 November 2019 15:43

Universities decry Michigan’s ‘out of whack’ funding priorities

Michigan ranked 20th in the nation 19 years ago in per-resident state funding for higher education.

Published in Talent

Sunday, 17 February 2019 17:39

Michigan’s public universities make case for greater state investment

The organization that represents Michigan’s 15 public universities hopes the new governor and legislature will raise state financial support for higher education. In repeating its case for more support, the Michigan Association of State Universities (MASU) cites state data showing a greater need in today’s economy for a college education. Of the top 50 high-demand occupations in Michigan, 36 require at least a four-year degree.

Published in Talent
Friday, 17 August 2018 15:47

Higher education increasingly relies on administrators to drive diversity, inclusion efforts

KALAMAZOO — Diversity and inclusion on college campuses throughout Michigan and the United States remain at the forefront of efforts to ensure a welcoming environment for all students.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 13 May 2018 19:00

GVSU searches for new president amid ‘remarkable’ change at state universities

Grand Valley State University’s search for a successor to President Tom Haas is the latest effort by a Michigan-based public university to secure a new leader.

Published in Talent

Friday, 11 May 2018 12:41

Poll shows signs of support for increased higher ed funding in Michigan

Polling data found support for boosting state funding for Michigan’s 15 public universities.

Published in Breaking News