Montana University System
Leaders of the state’s colleges and universities told the state Board of Regents on Thursday that pay equity and pressure from external markets continue to challenge their recruiting efforts, and they urged the board to explore a systemwide approach to resolve the issue.
MISSOULA — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and the Montana University System on Thursday reported huge gains in the number of high school students taking dual-credit courses ahead of college.
MISSOULA — Students attending any one of Montana’s public colleges or universities this fall are finding more than philosophy homework and essays on their to-do list.
MISSOULA — Tuition to Montana’s four-year colleges has doubled over the past 14 years, leaving a growing number of students strapped with a mountain of debt as they enter the workforce, a group of advocates said Tuesday.
With a unanimous vote after passionate statements of support, the Montana University System Board of Regents approved Thursday the creation of new collaborative mental health research effort at Montana State University in Bozeman.
The Montana University System Board of Regents approved Thursday the $1.4 billion budget for the entire system, a number that includes budgets for the 16 universities, colleges and other institutions within the system.
The Montana University System Board of Regents approved two-year education plans, discussed new student programs and got updates on grants and other programs from campuses across the system on Wednesday.
Scores from Montana’s first year of ACT testing for all public high school graduates show plenty of room for improvement. Yet Montana’s overall scores are about average for states that test all their grads.
HELENA — A former provost at Montana State University-Northern has denied allegations that she sexually harassed a dean who filed a complaint with the Montana Human Rights Bureau.
Mark Nook doesn't know much about the inner workings of Montana State University Billings.
HAVRE — Paul Tuss of Havre has been elected the chairman of the state Board of Regents, which oversees the Montana university system.
Mark Nook might've been the last of four Montana State University Billings chancellor candidates to visit the campus in April, but he finished at the top of the list on Tuesday when he was tapped to lead Montana's third-largest university.
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.
Gov. Steve Bullock announced on Wednesday the appointments of Martha Sheehy and Bill Johnstone to the Montana University System Board of Regents, filling seats vacant since earlier this year.
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Standing in front of a mirror in an office on the Montana State University Billings campus, Rachel Walker, 17, sang a handful of warmup tunes, her voice soaring and dipping dramatically as music professor Doug Nagel hollered instructions.
MISSOULA — Spring enrollment at the University of Montana fell more than 6 percent over fall enrollment, reflecting what school administrators describe as a normal decrease in students after the winter break.
Efforts to find Montana State University Billings' new chancellor began in earnest on Tuesday when Waded Cruzado, president of the Montana State University system, met with an 18-person committee and laid out her vision for the search.
Montana University System board regent Todd Buchanan listens during a search committee meeting Tuesday morning at Montana State University Billings to discuss finding a new chancellor for the Billings college.
MISSOULA — Facing more claims than it receives in premiums, and with a dwindling number of participating students, the Montana University System may consider sweeping changes to its student health insurance plan in the months ahead.