Democratic state lawmakers are are ready to move forward with a proposal to provide free college tuition to anyone in Michigan who needs it.
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.
Obama noted the challenge students will face and the skill they will need to compete in this 21st century economy.
Parents once again can begin enrolling their children in Michigan’s prepaid tuition program.
A Republican lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would strip Michigan State University and Wayne State University of some state aid.
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.
Michigan State University trustees have voted to raise tuition rates for the 2011-12 academic year.
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.
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.
Making ends meet in tough economic times was among the many topics discussed at the 2010 Michigan Money Summit on Saturday.