Job growth in Michigan is expected to reach 0.2 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 0.4 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.
Jim Harbaugh, head football coach at the University of Michigan, earned $7.5 million in 2018, making Harbaugh the highest-paid public employee in Michigan last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Michigan arts agencies are projected to reach $10 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $1 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minnesota State University-Mankato and Saint Cloud State University reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Minnesota schools.
Mark Schlissel, chief executive at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, earned $848,505 in total compensation last year, the 34th highest pay among executives at nearly 250 U.S. public universities and systems ranked in a Chronicle of Higher Education study.
Hotel room bills in Michigan tack on a total state lodging tax of 12 percent, the fifth highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).
Northwestern Health Sciences University, PCI Academy-Plymouth and Avalon School of Cosmetology reported receiving the least federal financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.
Minnesota State University, Mankato President Richard Davenport announced Tuesday the appointment of Matt Cecil (pictured) as interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, effective Jan. 13.