1996 : House Republican Task Force on Higher Education Wants State Universities to Create More Equitable Funding

January 9, 2023 all-day

On January 9, 1996, a House Republican task force on Higher Education called on Michigan’s 15 public universities to set up a “more equitable” funding formula, allowing students to receive degrees in four years at “an affordable” cost.

House Speaker Paul Hillegonds warned universities they were the most vulnerable part of the state budget.

Source: MIRS, January 9, 2007

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