state funding http://michiganradio.org en Michigan Ranked 8th Worst in funding http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-ranked-8th-worst-funding <p>Michigan ranks 8th worst in the nation for state support of public research universities.&nbsp; That’s according to an 8 year study by the National Science Board.&nbsp;</p><p>Funding from states averaged 20-percent lower - and universities’ reliance on tuition for revenue was up to 50 percent higher during the study.&nbsp; Michigan per pupil funding has dropped almost a third during the study.</p><p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 22:22:46 +0000 Chris Zollars 9253 at http://michiganradio.org More young Michiganders are getting college degrees http://michiganradio.org/post/more-young-michiganders-are-getting-college-degrees <p><a href="http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/new-state-state-college-attainment-numbers-show-progress-toward-2020-goal">A new report</a> shows a growing percentage of Michigan young people have college degrees.</p><p></p><p>But one expert says the state must do more to keep those graduates from leaving the state. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 20:14:19 +0000 Steve Carmody 8250 at http://michiganradio.org More young Michiganders are getting college degrees