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Guest opinion: Plan for your family's best back-to-school time

It is time to prepare our families for that first day and week of the school year. This point on the calendar requires serious effort to transition from the lazy days of summer to the highly scheduled school year routine. From my view, it is an instance of great excitement and new beginnings…

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UM announces largest research grant in school history

UM announces largest research grant in school history

MISSOULA — The University of Montana has emerged from a national pool as the school of choice, landing a $45 million grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study and solve the nation’s greatest environmental, cultural and ecological challenges.

May 16, 2014 12:46 pmLoading…
Montana regents look to combat sex assaults across university system

Montana regents look to combat sex assaults across university system

MISSOULA — The Montana University System believes its schools are well-positioned to address new guidelines released by the White House this week as it moves to combat sexual assaults on campuses across the country.

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Gazette opinion: College-in-high-school classes take off

The next step in a new dual-enrollment program depends on what Billings high school students decide next week.

April 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ups and Downs:

Righteous regents. We applaud the appointment of Billings attorney Martha Sheehy to the Montana Board of Regents. A graduate of the University of Montana law school, Sheehy is a past president of the Montana Bar Association and has volunteered on more court, community and education boards t…

March 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Gov. Bullock visits Butte, talks bipartisanship

Gov. Bullock visits Butte, talks bipartisanship

BUTTE — If Butte-area Democrats were hoping for a partisan-laced speech by Gov. Steve Bullock on Monday to ring in this election year, they didn’t get it.

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Revenue, profits down for Montana college athletics

Revenue, profits down for Montana college athletics

BOZEMAN — Revenue brought in by college sports programs dropped compared to last year, according to a new report prepared for the Montana Board of Regents.

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Montana universities develop 'game-changing strategies' to boost enrollment

Montana universities develop 'game-changing strategies' to boost enrollment

MISSOULA — New data on ways to boost college completion rates merged with changing demographics and enrollment trends on Thursday as the Montana Board of Regents opened its monthly session in Bozeman.

November 21, 2013 12:23 pmLoading…

Montana Board of Regents looks to boost college enrollment

As the universities of Montana and Montana State prepare to square off on the gridiron next week in Bozeman, the Montana Board of Regents will gather for its winter session to discuss enrollment trends and ways to get more citizens to college.

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Montana joining college graduation initiative

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday that Montana is joining an initiative aimed at finding ways the state can increase college graduation rates.

August 19, 2013 4:06 pmLoading…

Rocky's Robertson to coach Montana Western football

DILLON -- B.J. Robertson, who has been an assistant football coach at Rocky Mountain College since 2007, has been hired as the new head coach at Montana Western.

May 30, 2013 2:49 pmLoading…
Montana governor lauds regents for tuition freeze

Montana governor lauds regents for tuition freeze

HELENA — The governor lauded the Montana Board of Regents for its move Friday to freeze college tuition for the next two years.

May 24, 2013 4:15 pmLoading…
Williams' rejection as regent pleases some, rankles others

Williams' rejection as regent pleases some, rankles others

MISSOULA — The removal of Pat Williams from the Montana Board of Regents on Thursday fired up bloggers, leaving some to celebrate the vote and others saying it stank of partisan politics.

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Senate backs bill allowing guns at colleges

Senate backs bill allowing guns at colleges

HELENA — The Montana Senate is backing a plan that directs colleges to allow students to carry guns on campus.

April 03, 2013 4:24 pm Related Loading…
Montana gun bills heard on universities, concealed carry

Montana gun bills heard on universities, concealed carry

HELENA — Montana lawmakers behind two pro-gun measures said Monday that restrictions on carrying concealed weapons in cities and on university campuses violate Second Amendment rights.

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Eastern Montana colleges face declining enrollments amid Bakken boom

Eastern Montana colleges face declining enrollments amid Bakken boom

The committee searching for a new president of Dawson Community College in Glendive has its work cut out for it.

March 03, 2013 12:10 am Photos

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Bill to allow guns at Montana colleges strips regents' authority

Bill to allow guns at Montana colleges strips regents' authority

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.

February 25, 2013 10:24 pm Related Loading…

Regents: Citizenship initiative doesn't apply to Montana universities

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.

February 06, 2013 1:10 pmLoading…
Legislature expected to consider MSU Billings science building remodel again

Legislature expected to consider MSU Billings science building remodel again

In an organic chemistry classroom at Montana State University Billings, students work on lab tables used since the science building was constructed in 1947.

December 17, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Dawson offers free tuition for some students

Dawson Community College has come up with a novel way to attract more students — free tuition.

December 16, 2012 11:00 pmLoading…

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