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Wayne State President: Investing In Higher Ed Good Business Move

June 20, 2013

Retiring Wayne State University President Allan Gilmour says lawmakers in Lansing should treat higher education like any major business in Michigan. He says the state’s public universities need an infusion of roughly a billion dollars to truly deliver on their promise of providing a world-class education and producing a stellar workforce. But Gilmour tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter he’s not sure when -- or if – that money will materialize, since the state is reducing funding for higher education.