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UM sets fundraising record with $53.7 million

MISSOULA — The University of Montana received a record $53.7 million in private donations in fiscal year 2014.

July 20, 2014 10:50 amLoading…
Engstrom will not appeal Griz self-imposed NCAA sanctions

Engstrom will not appeal Griz self-imposed NCAA sanctions

MISSOULA — After consulting with outside legal counsel and the NCAA’s enforcement division, University of Montana President Royce Engstrom has decided against appealing self-imposed sanctions on the Griz football team.

May 29, 2014 4:25 pmLoading…

UM president Engstrom considers appeal of NCAA sanctions

MISSOULA — Four months ago, a coalition of passionate Montana football fans presented a proposal to university President Royce Engstrom, urging him to appeal what they deemed excessively harsh sanctions by the NCAA.

May 06, 2014 3:20 pmLoading…
8 things we learned from the Grizzlies' swing through Billings

8 things we learned from the Grizzlies' swing through Billings

The Montana Grizzlies' annual Spring Tour through eastern Montana brought them to the monthly meeting of the Midland Roundtable at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center on Thursday. UM athletic director Kent Haslam, along with football coach Mick Delaney, men's basketball coach Wayne Tink…

May 01, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Griz supporters propose appeal of football sanctions

Griz supporters propose appeal of football sanctions

It’s been eight months since the Montana football program incurred a checklist of self-imposed NCAA penalties that included a loss of scholarships, but the issue might not be settled.

March 26, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
University of Montana President

University of Montana President

University of Montana President Royce Engstrom, middle, chats with Stevensville High School Principal Brian Gum on Thursday during the university’s tour of Bitterroot Valley schools.

March 22, 2014 10:35 amLoading…
Missoula College design sent back to be reworked

Missoula College design sent back to be reworked

The building that will house Missoula College and serve as a gateway to the city has been sent back to the drawing board for changes, and work to complete the project’s environmental analysis will likely extend into spring.

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UM freezes hiring, will cut $9M from next year's budget

UM freezes hiring, will cut $9M from next year's budget

MISSOULA — The University of Montana faces a $6 million shortfall in its 2014 budget and has implemented a hiring freeze on vacant positions, the school said this week.

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Griz not buying into buildup of Pflugrad's return to Missoula

Griz not buying into buildup of Pflugrad's return to Missoula

Mick Delaney was adamant. Montana’s second-year coach didn’t want to talk this week about Robin Pflugrad, the controversy surrounding his firing a year and a half ago, nor his return to Washington-Grizzly Stadium on Saturday. Said Delaney:

November 13, 2013 10:18 pmLoading…
Big Sky Notebook: EWU raises the bar in dominant win over MSU

Big Sky Notebook: EWU raises the bar in dominant win over MSU

Vernon Adams is the biggest star in the Big Sky Conference. And he shined brightly again Saturday in Eastern Washington’s 54-29 dismantling of Montana State.

November 11, 2013 11:30 pm Photos

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Royce Engstrom

Royce Engstrom

University of Montana President Royce Engstrom speaks at the start of a public forum in September on where to locate Missoula College. Engstrom said the final decision will be up to him, which he will then present to the state Board of Regents for approval.

October 03, 2013 9:11 amLoading…

Regents OK raises for administrators, coaches; other negotiations ongoing

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.

September 29, 2013 9:05 amLoading…

UM faculty balk at DOJ demand for sexual-assault training rosters

Faculty members at the University of Montana are expected to complete a new discrimination prevention tutorial by the middle of next month, though some have said they’re reluctant to do so and wonder why the U.S. Department of Justice needs to know who they are.

September 26, 2013 11:00 amLoading…
UM has 'enrollment problem,' Engstrom tells regents

UM has 'enrollment problem,' Engstrom tells regents

The University of Montana is experiencing an “enrollment problem” and has taken several steps to reverse the trend, the school’s president told the Montana Board of Regents on Wednesday.

September 19, 2013 10:15 amLoading…
Group renews threat to sue if Missoula College built on South Campus

Group renews threat to sue if Missoula College built on South Campus

A community group opposed to locating Missoula College on the University of Montana’s South Campus renewed its threat of litigation this week, sending a letter of warning to the school’s legal counsel.

September 14, 2013 10:08 amLoading…
UM president takes optimistic tone in outlining plans for academic year

UM president takes optimistic tone in outlining plans for academic year

MISSOULA — University of Montana President Royce Engstrom outlined his agenda for the academic year on Friday — goals heavy on student success and retention, strengthening community relations and broadening communications.

August 23, 2013 6:47 pmLoading…
Johnson leans on 'best friends' in return to Griz

Johnson leans on 'best friends' in return to Griz

MISSOULA — Through thick and thin, Jordan Johnson has stayed with the Montana football team.

August 12, 2013 3:17 pm Photos

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UM president hopes to put university troubles in the rear-view mirror

UM president hopes to put university troubles in the rear-view mirror

MISSOULA — When historians look back on the University of Montana and the 2012-13 academic year, they may pause and give the chapter added weight. A year of scandal and change, it saw a dizzying series of investigations, firings, hirings and doubt.

August 04, 2013 7:50 amLoading…
Perry Brown named UM provost, academic vice president

Perry Brown named UM provost, academic vice president

Three weeks ago, the University of Montana’s interim provost and vice president for academic affairs mingled with Native American students at a midweek luncheon, telling stories and shaking hands.

May 25, 2013 9:50 amLoading…
Report: UM, MSU presidents' compensation in line with region

Report: UM, MSU presidents' compensation in line with region

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.

May 16, 2013 9:13 am Related Loading…

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