Contest Announced To Promote Democrats’ Free Tuition Plan

State Senate Democrats have announced a contest to help promote their proposed plan to provide free college tuition to all Michigan high school grads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

Free College For All? State Democrats To Unveil Plan

Democratic state lawmakers are are ready to move forward with a proposal to provide free college tuition to anyone in Michigan who needs it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012

Michigan Budget Proposal May Bring Tuition Relief

After what university leaders have sometimes called a “decade of disinvestment,” Michigan’s public universities are poised to get a rare increase in state funding next fiscal year – and it could bring some tuition relief for students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2012

President Barack Obama (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Slams Rising Cost Of College In Ann Arbor Address

Obama noted the challenge students will face and the skill they will need to compete in this 21st century economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2012

Michigan Education Trust Enrollment Period Opens

Parents once again can begin enrolling their children in Michigan’s prepaid tuition program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

Bill Puts Some State Aid At Risk For MSU, Wayne

A Republican lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would strip Michigan State University and Wayne State University of some state aid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2011

Wayne State University-Old Main Building

Wayne State Raises In-state Tuition 6.91 Percent

Faced with s $32 million cut in state funding, Wayne State University says it’s raising tuition $18.55 per credit hour for in-state undergraduates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2011


MSU Raises Undergraduate Tuition By 6.9 Percent

Michigan State University trustees have voted to raise tuition rates for the 2011-12 academic year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2011

A view of Houghton, including the Michigan Technological University campus, from Hancock. Matt Roush photo.

Michigan Tech Budget Meets Snyder’s Tuition Hike Limit

Michigan Technological University’s Board of Control passed a $160 million general fund budget for fiscal year 2012, which begins July 1, 2011. It includes an increase of 6.95 percent in tuition and mandatory fees.


C) Eastern Michigan University President Sue Martin during a 2010 event. (File photo)

Pay Raise For EMU President

The Board of Regents approved a two year contract extension for Sue Martin that calls for her salary to jump to $300,889 next July and $309,915 in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2010