Montana’s higher education officials said they’re not quite sure what to make of the president’s lofty plan announced Friday to make community college free for any American.
There’s something new in the Montana University System’s proposed budget appropriation for the upcoming biennium: An agreement that part of the funding will depend on performance.
HELENA — Members of the Board of Regents said Thursday that they want plenty of faculty involvement in developing performance standards by which the university system will be evaluated to determine if it gets part of its proposed budget increase in fiscal 2015.
MISSOULA — The Montana Board of Regents met Thursday at the University of Montana, outlining priorities for the 2013 Legislature including several building initiatives and pay and benefits for university employees.
College students who graduated in 2011 with a four-year degree from Montana schools did so with an average student debt of $24,113, just below the national average, a new study has found.
Does Montana State University Billings consider other academic programs in Billings competition for its students? Any program advertising classes locally is competition, said Rolf Groseth, MSU Billings chancellor. But that competition pushes MSU Billings to do what it does better, including …
Tyler Trevor, deputy commissioner of the Office of Commissioner of Higher Education, speaks during a Montana Board of Regents meeting at MSUB on Wednesday morning.
Thirty percent of recent graduates of Montana high schools entering the state’s public colleges or universities last fall had to take at least one developmental education class.
Montana residents who would like to know more about how the Montana University System operates can tune in to live streaming video of this week's Montana Board of Regents meeting in Missoula.