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.
March 1, 2018
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.
February 7, 2018
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.
February 9, 2017
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.
June 9, 2016
The Michigan Legislature has voted to approve capital outlay funding for three projects on the U-M Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses.
February 11, 2016
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.
February 24, 2015
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.”