August 23, 2019

state funding

  1. 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.

  2. February 14, 2019

    President Schlissel calls for greater state investment in direct-to-student aid

    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.

  3. June 25, 2018

    Campus briefs

    News from around the university.

  4. 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 — 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.

  5. March 1, 2018

    Schlissel notes public impact, Go Blue Guarantee in budget testimony

    President Mark Schlissel highlighted the university’s critical role in the state’s success during testimony before a Senate panel as the Legislature begins considering Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget recommendations.

  6. February 7, 2018

    Governor recommends 2 percent higher-ed funding increase

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

  7. 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.

  8. June 9, 2016

    University projects approved for capital outlay funding

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

  9. 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, with increases ranging from 4.2 percent to 5.1 percent at U-M’s three campuses.

  10. February 24, 2015

    Schlissel calls education a ‘pathway to prosperity’ for state residents

    President Mark Schlissel told state legislators Tuesday that Michigan residents “look to higher education as a pathway to prosperity for their children and as a source of hope for the future.”