Higher Ed

Higher Education

MEA is proud to represent faculty and staff working at Michigan community colleges and universities, addressing the unique needs and challenges faced by employees in higher education.  The Michigan Association for Higher Education is MEA’s constituency group helping to ensure the voices of higher education members are heard in the organization as the union advocates for quality public education at all levels.

Higher Education News

Survey Results Broken Down by Region

A survey earlier this year of nearly 17,000 educators by Launch Michigan – a coalition of business, civic, and education leaders – revealed school employees’ attitudes on a range of topics, including professional development, literacy resources, and evaluations. Now those results have been broken down by region. See how perceptions in your area compare to other regions and the state…

SVSU Prof is National Higher Educator of the Year

How to reduce student attrition is a topic of great interest to college administrators, but Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) Communication Professor Dr. David Schneider is on a mission to make it the concern of every instructor and professor as well. A longtime member and leader of MEA’s higher education branch, Michigan Association for Higher Education (MAHE), Schneider is known…

Saginaw Valley State University professor honored as 2019 Higher Educator of the Year

David Schneider honored at NEA Representative Assembly for dedication to student retention on campus SAGINAW — David Schneider, a communication professor at Saginaw Valley State University, was honored as the 2019 Higher Educator of the Year at the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly this month in Houston. Schneider is a longtime member and leader of the Michigan Education Association’s higher…