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Report: University of Wyoming creates jobs, revenue

Report: University of Wyoming creates jobs, revenue

CASPER, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming spurs about $130 million in economic activity and creates more than 2,200 jobs annually, according to a new report from the university's Office of Research and Economic Development.

June 24, 2014 7:52 amLoading…

Critics say funding policy pits UM against MSU in recruiting war

A Board of Regents policy aimed at funding the state’s universities based on student enrollment has some asking regents to revisit the issue, saying it’s detrimental to the Montana University System and has created a costly recruiting war.

March 13, 2014 8:19 amLoading…

Board of Regents approves plan for new MSU school

GREAT FALLS — The Montana Board of Regents has approved Montana State University’s plans to spend the first part of a $50 million gift from a private donor to plan and design a new College of Engineering building.

March 07, 2014 3:17 pmLoading…

Sternberg comes and goes in 2013

Amid a flurry of resignations and administrative turnover at the University of Wyoming, noted psychologist Bob Sternberg walked away from the office of the president less than five months after starting the job this year.

December 22, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…

University of Wyoming law students seek answers amid dean's resignation

Forty University of Wyoming law students wrote to university leadership Monday, decrying a recent administrative decision to assemble a task force to review the College of Law.

November 05, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

MSU reports record enrollment, while UM declines

HELENA — Montana State University is reporting record enrollment this fall, while the University of Montana has fewer students than a year ago.

September 30, 2013 4:06 pmLoading…

Regents announce $25M grant to Montana's two-year colleges

The Montana Board of Regents announced a new $25 million grant for the state’s two-year colleges at its monthly meeting in Butte this morning.

September 18, 2013 10:33 amLoading…

UW vacancies could be filled by month's end

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming President Bob Sternberg says progress is being made on filling vacancies in upper level administrative jobs at UW.

September 16, 2013 10:58 amLoading…

Bullock names new student regent

HELENA – A Darby man who’s a Montana State University graduate and an incoming law student at the University of Montana was appointed Friday as new student member of the Board of Regents, which oversees the Montana University System.

June 21, 2013 4:52 pmLoading…

Retiring dean says relatively low faculty salaries endanger UW

The University of Wyoming is in danger of sinking into mediocrity unless it continues to attract and retain the best faculty available, the retiring dean of the College of Arts and Sciences warned Saturday.

May 13, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Sculpture to honor late UW employee

LARAMIE — Friends describe the late Tommy Thompson as the "perfect unsung ambassador" for the University of Wyoming, a man with a warm and infectious smile and a dedicated employee who worked hard to beautify his campus.

March 10, 2013 4:45 pmLoading…
University of Wyoming gets money for bonuses and buildings

University of Wyoming gets money for bonuses and buildings

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming will see money for new construction and a pay bonus for employees from the supplemental budget approved by the Legislature this winter.

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UW bill surprises community college trustees

UW bill surprises community college trustees

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Trustees of the state's community colleges first learned they were included in House Bill 223 after reading a newspaper account about legislation making the University of Wyoming's presidential search secret.

February 02, 2013 11:45 pm Related Loading…

Guest opinion: A great state investment - College tuition freeze

The 2013 legislative session is an important time for Montanans who care about the price of enrolling their family members or themselves in college. Over the next four months, legislators and the governor will be working together on the state’s budget priorities for the next two years. The M…

January 18, 2013 12:05 amLoading…

Wyoming lawmakers have education on their minds

CASPER, Wyo. -- Lawmakers filed several bills pertaining to education before the 2013 Wyoming Legislature convenes Tuesday.

January 04, 2013 11:30 pmLoading…

UW offers new degree to train professional landmen

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming is offering a new undergraduate program in professional land management.

December 25, 2012 4:10 pmLoading…

Much of UW closed for holidays and winter break

LARAMIE — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Monday through Jan. 1 for the holidays and winter break.

December 22, 2012 5:46 pmLoading…

University of Wyoming president makes case for faculty, employee raises

CHEYENNE -- University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan made his case for a 3 percent pay raise for faculty and employees Tuesday afternoon before the state Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee.

December 11, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming joins alliance to improve college graduation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is joining an alliance of states working to increase the number of students successfully completing college.

November 20, 2012 12:45 pmLoading…

UW president helped shape athletics report

LARAMIE, Wyo. - University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan recently had a hand in helping shape a new report calling for more board oversight of college athletics.

October 16, 2012 7:25 amLoading…

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