October 16, 2020
MASU has published an updated-as-needed tracker of university operating statuses here: Operational Status of Michigan Public Universities in Response to COVID-19
MASU Commentaries
Daniel Hurley, Optimizing Education (Oct. 13)
In the News
WWTV TV (Oct. 9)

WPBN TV (Oct. 9)

MiBiz (Oct. 12)

The Oakland Post (Oct. 14)

Economic Development
Tri-County Times (Oct. 14)

The Detroit News (Oct. 14)

Lansing State Journal (Oct. 15)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement
Central Michigan Life (Oct. 11)

The Detroit News (Oct. 15)

Governance & Speech
MLive (Oct. 13)

MLive (Oct. 13)

MLive (Oct. 13)

The Oakland Post (Oct. 14)

Higher Education Finance – Federal Funding & Financial Aid
WJMN TV (Oct. 9)

The Detroit News (Oct. 12)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Dynamics
Press & Guide (Oct. 12)

Higher Education Finance — Other State Support
WXYZ TV (Oct. 14)

Higher Education in the 2020 Elections
MLive (Oct. 12)

WOOD TV (Oct. 15)

WOOD TV (Oct. 15)

WDIV TV (Oct. 15)

Leadership Transitions
Crain’s Detroit Business (Oct. 12)

The Detroit News (Oct. 13)

dbusiness (Oct. 13)
The Oakland Post (Oct. 14)

Program Delivery
Crain’s Detroit Business (Oct. 11)

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 12)

Western Herald (Oct. 13)

The South End (Oct. 15)

Safety & Health
WJRT TV (Oct. 12)

Michigan Radio (Oct. 12)

Bridge (Oct. 12)

Central Michigan Life (Oct. 12)

MLive (Oct. 13)

WWMT TV (Oct. 14)

MLive (Oct. 14)

MLive (Oct. 14)

The Mining Journal (Oct. 15)

Crain’s Detroit Business (Oct. 15)

University Accountability
The Michigan Daily (Oct. 13)
MLive (Oct. 14)

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 14)

Workforce Alignment
The Oakland Post (Oct. 14)
State and National Reports
Michigan in Context
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (October 2020)
Across all sectors of postsecondary education, Michigan Fall 2020 undergraduate enrollment declined by 9.7% and graduate enrollment declined by 2.8% from the prior year.

Center for American Progress (October 2020)
Through a combination of property taxes, state appropriations, and tuition, community colleges in Michigan bring in total revenue per full-time student that ranges from $8,699 at Macomb Community College to $18,701 at Northwestern Michigan College.