Higher Education in Michigan: Looking Back and Looking Ahead on the Fifth Anniversary of the Cherry Commission
This event was live web streamed at: this page.
Thursday, December 10, 2009, 4:00-5:30pm
Location: University of Michigan Union, Pendleton Room
530 South State Street, Ann Arbor
Note: this panel discussion is free and open to the public. This session is also part of a larger 2 day conference, most of which is by invitation only.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP)
and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
For more information call (734) 647-4091
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.
This panel discussion serves as the keynote address for a simultaneous (invitation only) conference. This keynote panel discussion is free and open to the public, and features the following panelists:
- John Cherry, Lieutenant Governor of Michigan
- Mary Sue Coleman, President of the University of Michigan
- Michael Hansen, President of the Michigan Community College Association
- Mark Murray, President of Meijer Inc.
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- Powerpoint presentations
- Registered participants
- Public keynote panel discussion
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