MISSOULA -- Jamie Pinkerton was sitting in a Kansas City, Missouri, traffic jam last August when his phone rang. It was the University of Montana offering him a job coaching the school’s new women’s softball team.
MISSOULA — The University of Montana received a record $53.7 million in private donations in fiscal year 2014.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MISSOULA — Through thick and thin, Jordan Johnson has stayed with the Montana football team.
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.
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.