From the Detroit News:  ‘New rule threatens Michigan universities’

This summer, a diverse collection of educators and policy makers gathered in New York for the Higher Ed Leaders Forum to discuss the many challenges facing higher education in America today.

Three major areas of concern were identified: teaching the digital generation, grappling with the rising cost of college and improving graduation rates. But a fourth issue seems to be of critical concern: financial stability and security of higher education institutions of all types.

Today’s college funding crisis will have very real consequences for current and prospective college students. Without sound financial footing, many of America’s public and private colleges and universities will be forced to make draconian cuts to educational programs.

Unfortunately, a recent action by the federal government may only further imperil the financial health of many higher education institutions, including multiple schools here in Michigan.

Read the full report by by Robert Green of the Detroit News here: New rule threatens Michigan universities

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