Hannah Poulson hails from the small town of DeWitt, MI, just north of Lansing. Living so close to the capitol instilled an appreciation for the importance of government policy in Hannah at a very young age. Now at the University of Michigan, Hannah is a junior at the Ford School of Public Policy with a [...]

 Gina Gallagher What was your most memorable moment at the University of Michigan or the National Forum? The most memorable experience I had was working on the Once Upon a Time grant process. This project was undertaken through UM and CSHPE by way of Dr. Burkhardt’s philanthropy class. Everything from class discussions and picking nonprofits [...]

By Dr. Betty Overton, Ph.D.   A response to “Has Higher Education Lost Control Over Quality?” by Ellen Hazelkorn Chronicle of Higher Education, May 23, 2013 In our society and indeed in the world, higher education is still one of the primary doors through which citizens move to achieve personal intellectual growth, to prepare for a [...]

Nathan is a master’s student studying higher education administration with a concentration in philanthropy, advancement, and development in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education at the University of Michigan.  He is a Graduate Student Research Assistant at the National Forum working on communications, finance and stewardship, and various other projects.  Nathan [...]

Kyle is a master’s candidate in the CSHPE program with a concentration in Philanthropy, Advancement, and Development at the University of Michigan. He is a graduate assistant at the National Forum whose primary focus is on finance and stewardship.  He also has interests in university funding and endowment management. Kyle recently graduated from Michigan State [...]