Advocacy & News

The Michigan Association of State Universities provides information on a wide variety of public policy and legislative issues pertaining to higher education. Additionally, MASU takes official positions on matters of concern to Michigan's public universities in order to help our members, and the public, stay up-to-date on important issues impacting higher education.


Useful Information


Michigan's Public Universities:  Vital Partners in Meeting Michigan's Educational Goals - 2017


MASU Legislative Luncheon Presentation - March 15, 2017


Daniel Hurley's presentation at Governor Snyder's 2016 State Universities Summit, "Narratives in U.S. Higher Education, Michigan in Context." - May 24, 2016


MASU CEO Daniel Hurley testifies in opposition of SB 826 - replacement of the common core state standards - before the Senate Education Committee (PDF) - April 26, 2016


State Investment in Michigan's Public Universities - (PDF) - Higher Education: Why Investing in Michigan's Public Universities Leads to a Stronger Economy for All - (PDF) - February 2015


Michigan’s public universities are addressing the problem of sexual violence, including sexual assault, in our society and on our campuses, and continue to refine policies and procedures to prevent and address it. (PDF). August 2014