Clayton Christian, Montana's new commissioner of higher education, will be in Billings on Thursday for an open listening session.
The Billings School Board made a good call Monday in deciding to conduct a national search for a new superintendent.
BOZEMAN -- The state Board of Regents voted unanimously to hire its former chairman, Clay Christian, as the new commissioner of higher education for Montana.
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.
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.
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.
Montana Commissioner of Higher Education Sheila Stearns speaks during a listening session at Montana State University Billings on Wednesday.
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.
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.
During Rolf Groseth’s installation ceremony as chancellor of Montana State University Billings, he emphasized the importance of attracting and retaining American Indian students.
Montana has some of the least-educated legislators in the country, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Tuition and fees will go up for most Montana State University Billings students in the next two years.
MISSOULA — Montana Commissioner of Higher Education Sheila Stearns, who has deep roots in the Montana University System, will retire in spring 2012.
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.
Let’s call Montana’s two-year colleges what they are: colleges.
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.
BUTTE — Frank Gilmore will step down as chancellor at Montana Tech at the end of the school year.
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.