Daniel Hurley

Daniel Hurley is chief executive officer of the Michigan Association of State Universities, based in Lansing.

Articles

Opinion | State policy leaders: Consider this when crafting final 2021 budget

Opinion | State policy leaders: Consider this when crafting final 2021 budget

September 8, 2020 | Daniel Hurley

We simply cannot afford to continue to have higher education serve as the balancing wheel of the state budget, to the detriment of Michigan’s public universities and its 280,000 students.

Opinion | Michigan's universities should take the lead to address inequities

Opinion | Michigan's universities should take the lead to address inequities

June 18, 2020 | Daniel Hurley

One way to end discrimination and racism is to overcome fear and ignorance through direct engagement and understanding.

Opinion | Michigan's public universities serving public mission during crisis

Opinion | Michigan's public universities serving public mission during crisis

April 11, 2020 | Daniel Hurley

The men and women on the front lines — the physicians, nurses and pharmacists battling COVID-19 statewide — are often products of Michigan’s public universities.

Opinion | Michigan is now 44th in per-resident support for higher ed

Opinion | Michigan is now 44th in per-resident support for higher ed

September 3, 2019 | Daniel Hurley

Disinvestment in public universities and community colleges is hobbling Michigan’s future.

Opinion | Talent should be the top priority for Michigan’s new leaders

Opinion | Talent should be the top priority for Michigan’s new leaders

January 22, 2019 | Daniel Hurley

High wages and a better economy are dependent upon the state increasing the number of college grads.

To return Michigan to prosperity, fund higher education

To return Michigan to prosperity, fund higher education

April 14, 2017 | Daniel Hurley

If we want a wealthier state in the future, the best strategy is to prepare, retain and attract college graduates.

Higher ed is key to a state’s success, and should be supported

Higher ed is key to a state’s success, and should be supported

April 29, 2016 | Daniel Hurley

The Mackinac Center’s simplistic take on funding for colleges and universities ignores important factors about which states are doing well in today’s economy

Michigan’s public universities already operate openly

Michigan’s public universities already operate openly

September 1, 2015 | Daniel Hurley

Universities push back at amending state Constitution to open more of their board deliberations to the public.