higher ed funding

  1. June 29, 2023

    State budget has more U-M funding, scholarship support

    The Legislature has passed a 2023-24 budget that provides the state’s public universities with significant increases in operational funding and additional support for facilities, infrastructure, technology and campus security.

  2. July 1, 2022

    State budget has more U-M funding, supports EV center

    Michigan lawmakers have approved a 2022-23 budget that will substantially increase state funding for U-M’s three campuses, and also supports a wide range of university-related research areas and interests.

  3. September 22, 2021

    U-M campuses to receive one-time 5 percent state funding increase

    Each of Michigan’s 15 public universities will receive a double dose of one-time funding increases that will add up to 5 percent more than last year’s state appropriation.

  4. March 18, 2021

    President Schlissel urges lawmakers to invest more in public higher education

    President Mark Schlissel told state lawmakers U-M could further strengthen its academic programs and student financial aid support with an increase in base funding for state universities.

  5. October 1, 2019

    State higher ed budget includes slight increase in U-M funding

    State funding for the three University of Michigan campuses will increase slightly under a fiscal year 2020 budget that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed just hours before the budget deadline Sept. 30.

  6. March 5, 2019

    Governor proposes 3 percent funding increase for all public universities

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recommending an across-the-board increase of 3 percent in higher education funding for each Michigan public university, including U-M’s three campuses.

  7. November 15, 2017

    Tax reform proposal impacts higher education community

    Legislation being considered by the U.S. House and Senate would reduce federal income tax rates for individuals and corporations, and also proposes tax code changes that would affect the U-M community in various ways.

  8. February 9, 2017

    Snyder recommends 2.5 percent increase in higher education funding

    Gov. Rick Snyder has recommended a 2.5 percent increase in higher education funding for Michigan’s 15 public universities as part of his overall state budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

  9. April 5, 2016

    Lincoln Project panel explores ways to build public funding for higher ed

    Finding ways to reverse a decades-long decline in state and federal funding for public research universities was the focus of discussion Monday by a panel of Michigan higher education and business leaders.