Daniel J. Hurley

Chief Executive Officer
Michigan Association of State Universities
(Commissioner Alternate)
(517) 482-1563
101 S. Washington Square, Ste 600
Appointment Term: 
Jul 1, 2015

Daniel Hurley is the CEO of the Michigan Association of State Universities, which serves as the coordinating board for the state’s 15 public universities. He previously served for the organization in 2003-2007 as its director of university relations. From 2007-2015, Hurley served as the associate vice president for government relations and state policy for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, based in Washington, D.C. The association represents more than 420 public universities throughout the United States. In that role, he provided analysis, commentary and advocacy on a broad range of public policy issues affecting higher education at the campus, system, state and national level. Hurley’s expertise includes issues related to the financing of public higher education, financial aid, college access and student success, and institutional best practices. He has received four postsecondary degrees, associates through doctorate, from four different Michigan public colleges and universities. Updated: 10.1.2015