Join the Mackinac Center for its Issues and Ideas forum with Dr. Richard Vedder, professor of economics at Ohio University, at noon on Oct. 22 at the Michigan Restaurant Association, 225 W. Washtenaw St. in Lansing. A complimentary lunch will be provided for those who register by Oct. 18.

Dr. Vedder, an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center, co-authored "Michigan Higher Education: Facts and Fiction," published in 2007. He has also authored more than 100 scholarly papers in books and academic journals. 

The cost for a college education is skyrocketing, increasing at a higher rate than even health care. The total student loan debt in America recently topped $1 trillion.

What are your options? What is the responsible choice?

Join Dr. Vedder for insights on this issue and hear his ideas on how to solve the high cost of a college education.

Lunch is free and is included with reservations
WHEN: Tuesday, October 22 at noon
WHERE: The forum is held at the Michigan Restaurant Association
225 W. Washtenaw, Lansing, Mich. 48933

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Event Manager Kimberley Fischer-Kinne at 989-698-1905 or by .

Register to attend.