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Lance J. Weislak

Lance J. Weislak is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan, a student at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

From Lance J. Weislak

Privatize the University of Michigan

Privatize the University of Michigan (Viewpoint on Public Issues)

Tuition hikes could actually help those students who truly need help — by enabling the school to offer greater outright gift aid and tuition reductions to students from low-income families, as is often the practice at private universities. … more

How to Make Cities “Cool”

Our state and its city governments would do better to focus on their more important functions (schools, roads and public safety, for example), which are often carried out in ways that are anything but cool. … more

Reverse Robin Hoods at the University of Michigan

It makes no sense to hold tuition below market rates if it doesn’t achieve the goal of giving a financial leg up to students from poorer families. … more