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Progress on Michigan’s Student Transfer Agenda

In Student Success, by Will Emerson February 7, 2020

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State higher education investment in the Midwest: Michigan’s stark reality

In Financial Aid, by Dan Hurley December 6, 2019

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Growing momentum around FAFSA completion in Michigan

In Educational Attainment, by Dan Hurley December 4, 2019

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The philosophy behind performance funding formulas

In Accountability, by Bob Murphy December 2, 2019

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Michigan to Participate in Multistate Initiative to Boost Educational Attainment

In Educational Attainment, by Dan Hurley September 19, 2019

What does “college” actually mean?

In Accountability, by Bob Murphy August 29, 2019

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Improving Student Retention through Innovation at UM-Dearborn

In Financial Aid, by MASU Guest March 26, 2019

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Gov. Whitmer’s first budget for higher ed: Turning the ship around

In Higher Ed Finance, by Bob Murphy March 8, 2019

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In Their Quest to Advance Michigan, New State Leaders Should Prioritize Talent Development

In Economic Development, by Dan Hurley February 21, 2019

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The Connection Between Educational Attainment and Earnings, Amplified by the Four-Year College Degree

In Educational Attainment, by Dan Hurley February 20, 2019

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Place Matters

In Economic Development, by Dan Hurley January 18, 2019

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The Michigan Association of State Universities kicks off statewide campaign to increase college going rates

In Educational Attainment, by Dan Hurley November 14, 2018

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Metrics that Matter: Michigan’s Higher Ed Funding Lags in the Midwest

In Higher Ed Finance, by Dan Hurley September 20, 2018

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When federal data leaves students invisible, state data finds them again

In Accountability, by Bob Murphy July 26, 2018

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The Pump is Primed: Igniting Michiganders’ College Aspirations

In Educational Attainment, by Dan Hurley July 20, 2018