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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.
Uncertain future ahead for state’s ‘Futures for Frontliners’ program
A new program aims to give frontline workers in the COVID-19 pandemic a pathway into higher education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.