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June 12, 2018

Legislature approves 2 percent boost to higher-ed funding

State funding for Michigan’s 15 public universities will increase by 2 percent under a fiscal year 2019 budget the state Legislature approved Tuesday.

The increase will bring total operating funds for state universities to more than $1.5 billion in fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. The budget now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder to sign.

March 1, 2018

Schlissel notes public impact, Go Blue Guarantee in budget testimony

The University of Michigan serves a critical role in the state's success through research that fuels economic growth, top academic programs that prepare the next generation of leaders, and world-class resources — from health care to the arts — that improve the quality of life for those throughout Michigan.

February 7, 2018

Governor recommends 2 percent higher-ed funding increase

Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday recommended a 2 percent bump in higher education funding for Michigan's 15 public universities for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

The recommended increase would bring total operating funds for state universities to more than $1.5 billion, exceeding the 2011 funding level by $39.1 million.

June 9, 2016

University projects approved for capital outlay funding

The Michigan Legislature has voted to approve capital outlay funding for projects on the U-M Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses.

The three projects received planning authorization approval last Wednesday and are awaiting Gov. Rick Snyder's signature.

February 11, 2016

Governor recommends 4.3 percent increase in state's higher-ed budget

Gov. Rick Snyder is recommending a 4.3 percent budget increase for the state's 15 public universities.

The governor announced his recommendation Wednesday as part of his overall state budget plan for fiscal year 2017. The overall recommendation of $1.4 billion would bring total state higher-education funding back to 2011 levels.

February 11, 2015

Governor recommends funding increase for all three U-M campuses

The fiscal year 2016 state budget recommendation released Wednesday by Gov. Rick Snyder includes a 2 percent overall increase in funding for the state's 15 public universities, bringing total operating funds for universities to nearly $1.4 billion.

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