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The Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan, based in Lansing, is a nonprofit higher education association serving Michigan's 15 state universities.


Each year, Michigan's public universities serve about 303,000 students, focusing on the delivery of excellent undergraduate and graduate education and equal educational opportunity.

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  • 10th Annual Arts in the House

    September 23, 2014

    The 10th annual Arts in the House program was a huge success. Student artists were recognized at the event, held on September 23, 2014. This year, a total of 27 pieces of artwork from our public four-year universities were selected and will hang in the House Office Building from October 2014 to September 2015. Each university uses its own guidelines for selecting artwork, nominating one to two pieces of student art. Final approval is made by the House staff as to which art will be displayed. Browse the brochure to see the featured artwork.
  • Gov. Snyder Makes Appointments to Mackinac Bridge Authority

    June 13, 2014/Michigan.gov

    LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Matthew E. McLogan, of Grand Rapids, and Barbara Arens, of Bloomfield Hills, to the Mackinac Bridge Authority.

    Established in 1950, the seven-member Mackinac Bridge Authority authorizes use of legal and financial services necessary to manage and finance bridge maintenance and repair projects.

    “I am pleased to appoint Matt and Barbara to the Authority and I am confident they have the expertise and experience to oversee one of Michigan's most cherished landmarks,” Snyder said.

    McLogan has been the vice president for university relations at Grand Valley State University for more than 27 years. He serves as a member of the Executive Cabinet and Budget Committee at GVSU and previously spent six years serving on the Michigan Public Service Commission. McLogan earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Western Michigan University.He will represent independents and replace Murray Wikol.
  • Business Leaders For Michigan Applauds Legislature's Action on FY 2015 University Budget

    Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, strongly applauded final passage of the Fiscal Year 2015 budget for the state’s public universities.

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