https://www.lssu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/WebPresPleger4178.jpg 432 648 lssu webmaster /wp-content/uploads/2016/01/headerlogo_white-300x80.png lssu webmaster2017-03-24 08:49:362017-03-28 07:18:17Is a college degree still worth it? LSSU President Tom Pleger weighs in
As a university president, I am often asked about the value of college. Recently, I had an engaging conversation with several professionals outside of the Academy about the value of a four-year degree and beyond. The conversation centered around the premise that college was too expensive for most and, consequently, the return on investment was not worth it. Unfortunately, there are many who do not fully understand the value of a university education. It is more than a good job, it is much more than earning power - it is about enrichment and opportunity.
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Today, public higher education is changing at an unparalleled pace. Lake State continues to be an institution that provides outstanding value and access to higher education opportunities, not only for our students, but also for the communities we serve. However, we need to look toward the future and plan accordingly to position LSSU to meet the demands of Michigan and the region’s future needs.
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Lake Superior State University President Tom Pleger joined two other chief executives from Michigan universities in testifying before the state House Appropriations Higher Education Subcommittee on March 2. Pleger's comments stressed the new facilities improvements at LSSU (Considine Hall, Center For Freshwater Research and Education planning), infrastructure needs, and how LSSU has been coping with the Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver as mandated by the state in 1976.
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Lake Superior State University President Tom Pleger, standing right, moderates a question-and-answer session with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder during a Building the 21st Century Economy Commission listening session held Feb. 17 in Marquette, Mich. Snyder appointed Pleger to the 23-member commission last summer with an assignment to set goals and establish metrics to measure Michigan’s economic success, identify the potential for industry growth, develop strategies to support existing industry, and make recommendations that will distinguish the state as a center for innovati
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Students who earn an associate in pre-engineering from Bay College in Escanaba, Mich., can now apply their earned credits into any of three baccalaureate engineering degrees offered through Lake Superior State University main campus. Officials from both schools recently formalized a transfer agreement after laying out extensive groundwork this past fall.
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Lake Superior State University student Kyrstin Sheridan, a criminal justice/fire science major from Troy, Mich., frames LSSU's Class of 2020 in a prop tablet device just before the official class portrait is taken on Aug. 26. Classes start at Lake on Wednesday, August 31. Run a Web search on "Laker Week" to read about festivities that welcome students back for the 2016-2017 academic year.
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Lake Superior State University art professor Lloyd Eddy stands…