Thursday, November 14, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Michael A. Mazzeo, Dean and Professor of Finance, School of Business, Oakland University
Education is the key to prosperity. Balancing increasing demands and dwindling state funding due to rising competition for limited resources, Michigan’s public universities deliver market-responsive, innovative and quality higher education programs. Extreme demands on the state budget pit funding higher education directly against other priorities such as fixing the roads. This discussion focuses on the business of higher education, rising tuition rates, the rapid decline of college-bound students, and the return on investment of a college-educated workforce.