September 22, 2021
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.
May 19, 2021
A Michigan House committee has moved forward a higher-education budget bill that would leave overall funding flat but radically change how the state supports its 15 public universities.
March 18, 2021
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.
September 30, 2020
State funding for the three U-M campuses will remain stable under the 2020-21 budget signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, easing concerns about further pandemic-related state financial impacts on the current year.
February 6, 2020
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recommending a 2.5 percent increase in funding for each of the state’s 15 public universities, which will be expected to limit tuition increases to 4.25 percent.
October 1, 2019
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.
March 5, 2019
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.
February 14, 2019
President Mark Schlissel urged state lawmakers to provide more funding for direct-to-student need-based financial aid as a way to boost degree attainment, cut student debt, improve the state economy and increase per-capita income.
June 25, 2018
News from around the university.
June 12, 2018
State funding for Michigan’s 15 public universities will increase by 2 percent — including increases ranging from 2 percent to 2.6 percent for U-M’s campuses — under a fiscal year 2019 budget approved by the state Legislature.