MISSOULA — During its meeting last week in Missoula, the state Board of Regents praised the biennial budget presented by Gov. Steve Bullock, but cautioned that while it freezes tuition for another two years, it doesn’t freeze the rising costs of higher education.
HELENA - The pay raises proposed for state employees over the next two years don't apply to employees of the Montana University System.
HELENA — The governor lauded the Montana Board of Regents for its move Friday to freeze college tuition for the next two years.
HELENA — A legislative subcommittee on Tuesday approved a $28 million budget increase for the Montana University System over the next two years to cover most of the costs of freezing tuition for in-state students over the same period.
Montana’s new governor introduced himself to a new class of University of Montana students Friday in Missoula, where he pledged with the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education to cap tuition and keep college affordable.
The 2013 legislative session is an important time for Montanans who care about the price of enrolling their family members or themselves in college. Over the next four months, legislators and the governor will be working together on the state’s budget priorities for the next two years. The M…
Gov. Brian Schweitzer joined Steve Bullock in calling for a college tuition freeze during a stop Wednesday at Montana State University Billings. The governor, whose eight-year tenure ends in two months, is recommending a $36 million increase for higher education in his final budget proposal.…
HELENA — Term-limited Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Thursday his successors should use some of the state’s $450 million surplus to freeze students’ tuition — a notion embraced by the Democrat in the race and less so by the Republican.
HELENA - Gov. Brian Schweitzer continued to argue in favor of a tuition freeze during a meeting of the state Board of Regents.