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Sheila Stearns

Sheila Stearns

Sheila Stearns

Stearns

April 18, 2014 12:43 pmLoading…

New commissioner of higher education will visit Billings

Clayton Christian, Montana's new commissioner of higher education, will be in Billings on Thursday for an open listening session.

February 21, 2012 4:00 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: SD2 superintendent search worth the investment

The Billings School Board made a good call Monday in deciding to conduct a national search for a new superintendent.

January 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Regents approve hiring of new commissioner of higher education

BOZEMAN -- The state Board of Regents voted unanimously to hire its former chairman, Clay Christian, as the new commissioner of higher education for Montana.

January 20, 2012 11:10 amLoading…

UM hires former Supreme Court justice to investigate alleged sex assault

The University of Montana has hired an outside investigator to review allegations of a recent sexual assault on campus that reportedly involved two female students, multiple male students and the date-rape drug Rohypnol.

December 15, 2011 6:15 amLoading…

Ed officials meet about 2-year colleges in Bozeman

HELENA — More than 100 educators and others are meeting in Bozeman this week to help devise strategies for the state’s system of two-year colleges, including new names for the state’s five colleges of technology in Helena, Butte, Great Falls, Billings and Missoula.

December 12, 2011 7:45 pmLoading…

Regents to ask Montana campuses to set funding priorities

UPDATED: 11:36 A.M.: BOZEMAN -- Montana's Board of Regents plans to ask each campus in the state's university system to set funding priorities and suggest what they can do without to help the system save money, higher education leaders said.

October 14, 2011 9:05 am Related Loading…
Montana Commissioner of Higher Education Sheila Stearns

Montana Commissioner of Higher Education Sheila Stearns

Montana Commissioner of Higher Education Sheila Stearns speaks during a listening session at Montana State University Billings on Wednesday.

October 13, 2011 12:15 amLoading…
Waded Cruzado and Sheila Stearns

Waded Cruzado and Sheila Stearns

Montana State University President Waded Cruzado, left, and Montana Commissioner of Higher Education Sheila Stearns lead a discussion during a listening session at MSU Billings on Wednesday.

October 12, 2011 7:45 pmLoading…
Stearns plans listening session in Billings

Stearns plans listening session in Billings

Commissioner of Higher Education Sheila Stearns will have two listening sessions Wednesday at Montana State University Billings to hear comments about higher education and the commissioner's role in the Montana University System.

October 07, 2011 8:40 amLoading…
Rolf Groseth

Rolf Groseth

During Rolf Groseth’s installation ceremony as chancellor of Montana State University Billings, he emphasized the importance of attracting and retaining American Indian students.

September 20, 2011 11:50 amLoading…

Report eyes legislators' education

Montana has some of the least-educated legislators in the country, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

June 14, 2011 12:15 amLoading…

Regents approve tuition increase for state's 4-year campuses

Tuition and fees will go up for most Montana State University Billings students in the next two years.

May 20, 2011 1:00 pmLoading…

Higher education commissioner to retire

MISSOULA — Montana Commissioner of Higher Education Sheila Stearns, who has deep roots in the Montana University System, will retire in spring 2012.

May 19, 2011 4:42 pmLoading…
MSUB Dean John Cech recommended for deputy commissioner position

MSUB Dean John Cech recommended for deputy commissioner position

The dean of the Montana State University Billings College of Technology will be the next state deputy commissioner for two-year and community college education, if the Montana Board of Regents approves.

November 12, 2010 12:09 pmLoading…
Gazette opinion: 2-year colleges vital to Montana’s future

Gazette opinion: 2-year colleges vital to Montana’s future

Let’s call Montana’s two-year colleges what they are: colleges.

October 11, 2010 12:10 amLoading…

Higher education listening sessions set for next week

Business leaders, community leaders, policymakers and parents can make their views known to Montana higher education leaders at two community listening sessions next week in central and southcentral Montana.

October 01, 2010 3:10 pmLoading…

Montana Tech chancellor to retire in June

BUTTE — Frank Gilmore will step down as chancellor at Montana Tech at the end of the school year.

September 24, 2010 7:39 amLoading…

Guest opinion: No brain drain: University system attracts state’s brightest students

Recent articles complain that Montana’s brightest students leave Montana to pursue higher education and those who attend our universities at taxpayers’ expense leave to find jobs. Both of these assertions are best viewed by analyzing the facts.

September 02, 2010 8:19 pmLoading…

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