Type: Public event

Higher Education and Economic Growth in Michigan: Looking Back and Looking Ahead on the Fifth Anniversary of the Cherry Commission

Date & time

Dec 10, 2009, 4:00-5:30 pm EST


Weill Hall

In 2004, Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm charged the Lieutenant Governor's Commission on Higher Education and Economic Growth with identifying strategies to improve postsecondary attainment and completion in Michigan.

To mark the five-year anniversary of the Cherry Commission, leaders of the education and business communities in Michigan will address the past, present, and future of higher education and economic growth in Michigan.

The Honorable John Cherry,
Lieutenant Governor of Michigan
Mary Sue Coleman, President, University of Michigan
Michael Hansen, President, Michigan Community College Association
Mark Murray, President, Meijer Inc.

Note: this panel discussion is free and open to the public. This session is also part of a larger 2 day (invitation only) conference.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Local, State and Urban Policy (CLOSUP), and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy