05 November 2015

Michigan article: Universities want more money - Snyder wants more innovation.

"With college costs rising and Michigan near the bottom nationally in higher education funding, the state is at a crossroads. The divide over how to fix the problem was epitomized by competing remarks Monday by state political and education leaders at a Lansing education conference.
Speaking first, Gov. Rick Snyder acknowledged that state funding is important, but urged more innovative solutions to help students earn a degree they can afford. The governor’s call for innovation was countered presidents of some of the state’s largest universities, who contend that after years of university belt-tightening, the state needs to ramp up spending to help make college more affordable."

Read more at BridgeMI.com...