Montana’s higher education officials said they’re not quite sure what to make of the president’s lofty plan announced Friday to make community college free for any American.
BOZEMAN — Graduate students who teach and do research at Montana State University have ratified a labor contract that would give some of them immediate pay raises if the school's regents also approve the pact.
BUTTE — Fired Montana Tech Athletic Director Charles Bradley has hired a lawyer and said he’s still seeking an explanation from the university on why he was dismissed.
MISSOULA — While college students enjoyed a tuition freeze this year as a result of legislative funding, cash also went to increase the pay for the presidents of Montana’s two flagship universities, along with their administrators and coaching staffs.
MISSOULA — The Montana University System will continue to explore two sites for Missoula College, and state officials expect to move closer to a final decision this summer.
HELENA - The pay raises proposed for state employees over the next two years don't apply to employees of the Montana University System.
HELENA — The Montana university system isn’t covered by the state pay deal reached Tuesday, and its chief labor negotiator said he doesn’t know for sure yet what kind of agreements will be reached.
Compensation earned by the presidents of Montana’s two largest universities remains on par with other schools in the region, though it’s well below the national average, according to figures compiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
MISSOULA — A bill permitting the possession of firearms on Montana’s college campuses also looks to strip authority from the Montana Board of Regents to regulate weapons on university property, raising the possibility of a constitutional showdown if the bill becomes law.
HELENA — A new voter-approved Montana law that requires an individual to provide proof of citizenship to receive state services does not apply to the university system, an associate commissioner for higher education said Wednesday.
MISSOULA — The University of Montana has hired a consultant with a national reputation for helping universities improve their media relations and branding efforts while navigating the legal issues that often give schools pause when dealing with the press. Kevin McRae, communications director…
MISSOULA - The search for a new athletic director at the University of Montana has been trimmed to a handful of candidates whose names should be released next week.
The Montana Board of Regents approved raises for nearly all employees of the state’s university system Thursday morning in Billings, acknowledging that it came at a time when things weren’t as good economically for some other Montanans.
Montana has some of the least-educated legislators in the country, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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