A Letter from TICAS President: Celebrating 2022, Ready for 2023

December 21, 2022

2022 has been an extraordinary year for higher education, delivering substantial progress on many of our longstanding policy priorities. This year brought much-needed but long-delayed relief to millions of students and borrowers. It also brought progress toward delivering more fully on the promise of an affordable, equitable college system that is free from fraud and abuse.

TICAS Statement on the Michigan Achievement Scholarship

October 6, 2022

"In last week’s supplemental budget bill, Governor Whitmer and the Michigan legislature followed through on their $250 million commitment to investing in the state’s students, its workforce and long-term economic success. In July 2022, the state earmarked funding for a new financial aid program to increase college access and affordability for Michiganders."

Statement on Michigan’s Final FY23 Budget

July 1, 2022

The Michigan state legislature passed a budget that invests over $2 billion in higher education for Michiganders. TICAS applauds this investment’s growth from last year’s $1.8 billion, demonstrating a growing commitment to improving higher education access and affordability. Both are essential to achieve the state’s 60 by 30 attainment goal.