Once again, Lansing is debating the need to increase the number of four year public universities operating in Michigan – without considering the consequences of such a move. PCSUM Executive Director Michael Boulus responds here.
April 20, 2015/Lumina Foundation Report
Michigan College Acess Network: Lisa King, Consultant,
Office: 517-316-1713 Cell: 313-451-1387
President’s Council of State Universities: Michael Boulus, President
Lumina Foundation release report highlighting increase to 38.4 percent in 2013
LANSING, MICH. –Michigan’s college attainment rate has increased at its highest rate in more than five years according to new Census data released from the Lumina Foundation.
In its 2015 report entitled “A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education,” Lumina Foundation-- a private foundation committed to expanding student access to and success in higher education-- reported Michigan’s college attainment rate increased from 37.4 percent in 2012 to 38.4 percent in 2013, and increase by one percent in a one year period.