MASU and Member University News Releases

November 12, 2015  -- Washington, D.C., The Association of American Colleges and Universities and the Michigan Association of State Universities Announce Michigan As 12th Partner State in AAC&U's LEAP States Initiative. Read here

October 28, 2015 -- Michigan Association of State Universities Urges Legislature to Remember Past Budget Cuts as it Works on Transportation Fix

October 1, 2015 -- The association of state public universities has a new name and logo, reflecting its mission as a center point for public university collaboration on a variety of matters. The Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan is now known as the Michigan Association of State Universities.

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Michigan’s Public Universities Already Operate Openly -- September 1, 2015

Concerns about how Michigan’s universities operate, as expressed by Michigan state Rep. Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) are much appreciated. However, it seems his proposal to mandate that these institutions be held to some superior level of “openness” in governing board meetings is a solution in search of a problem.

Presidents Council Awards Recipients of the 9th Annual Distinguished Professor Award (PDF)  - Two chemistry professors -- Dr. Ryan Sweeder from Michigan State University and Dr. Andrew Feig from Wayne State University, and neuroscience professor Dr. Gary Dunbar from Central Michigan have been selected as Distinguished Professor of the Year Award recipients from Michigan’s 15 public universities. The Academic Affairs Officers recognized the nominees and recipients on April 10, 2015 during a luncheon held at the Lansing Center. This was the ninth year for this award. Congratulations!


Michigan's 15 public universities are proud to honor our Veteran and military members. Click here to learn more about each institution’s activities. Each university provides in-state tuition for all veterans, regardless of state of residency or active duty status. November 8, 2013

Michigan cut support for public universities by $827 per student this year, down by $2,312 since 2001  (PDF) - State support to Michigan’s universities dropped by $827 per student this year, part of a long-term trend of cutting state support for higher education that has seen per student support cut by $2,312 since 2001. - September 2011