The global recession continues to create new realities for students, institutions, and faculty members engaged in higher education. This blog chronicles those changes for academic / historical record purposes. Click on the URL at the end of each posting to view the complete news report.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Nearly 1,000 Hope students impacted by Whitmer budget cuts - Mitchell Boatman, The Holland Sentinel
Cuts to the state budget from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer could cost Hope College students nearly $2 million. Whitmer used a line-item veto to eliminate the Michigan Tuition Grant and reduced the maximum amount of money available to private college students in the Michigan Competitive Scholarship. The Michigan Tuition Grant provides funding — up to $2,400 per year — for students to attend one of 30 private colleges and universities in Michigan, which includes Hope, Calvin University and Davenport University, among others.