‘The Relevant University’ to air June 23

June 22, 2015 | Events, UToday
By Amelia Acuna

Tune in to “The Relevant University” Tuesday, June 23, at 7 p.m. on AM 760 WJR.

Relevant U logo 2014This month, Mary-Bec Gwyn, UT associate vice president for branding and creative services, and co-host Dr. William McMillen, former UT provost, discuss state funding in higher education.

Their guests will be:

• Doug Lederman, co-editor and co-founder of Inside Higher Ed, who talks about the debate on whether the federal government spends more per year on public higher education than state governments.

• Daniel Hurley, incoming chief executive officer of the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan, who shares the strategies he will recommend for more state funding in higher education.

• And Michael Mitchell, policy analyst with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, who addresses student loan debt and how state cuts are related to this increasing problem.

The University of Toledo and Detroit’s WJR Radio produce the monthly, hourlong program that explores the critical role higher education plays in our world.

Listen at utoledo.edu/therelevantuniversity.

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