As part of the ongoing budget strife in Michigan, the Michigan Promise and Competitive Scholarships were cut Wednesday and restored Thursday. The debate will be ongoing until the budget is voted on next Tuesday, September 29. If these programs are eliminated, it will reduce approximately $3 million in funding for more than 1,800 Michigan Tech students.
At its regular meeting in Houghton today, Michigan Technological University’s Board of Control approved a general fund operating budget of nearly $155 million for fiscal year 2010, which began July 1. The budget included new tuition and room and board rates.