Tag: Higher education funding

Missouri politicians take stand on UM System funding

Each of the candidates that are currently representing the Columbia area in the Missouri House of Representatives voted against UM System budget cuts.

Missouri legislature passes $1 million in cuts to MU

Another proposed amendment to the budget, which was withdrawn, would cut state funding for MU from $169,305,944 to $1.

Senator proposes review on UM System and for MU to make changes

“As we have seen what has unfolded at University of Missouri, things spinning out of hand and absolute lack of leadership,” Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said.

Student opinions on proposed UM funding cuts

Five students express their various views on the proposed funding cuts and Melissa Click’s actions.

Boone County Commission requests adequate funding for UM System

Copy of order cites that MU is vital to the financial well being of central Missouri.

Presidential candidates to reform higher education

Revenue from cures found at the facility would go toward bridge infrastructure, grants for college, health care, and tax refunds for Missourians.

Low state revenue stymies 50-50 fund match program

Gov. Jay Nixon has put a hold on all four 50-50 fund match capital projects approved by the legislature last year after tax revenue fell short of estimates.

State legislators need to make the ‘Missouri Promise’

Our state is creating a deadly precedent when it comes to education funding, and it’s time for that to change.

‘Funding is the key’: Alumni and administrators advocate for MU at state capitol

UM System’s legislative goals are centered on increased state funding for higher education.

State funding needed to relieve nursing shortage, educators say

Officials say an aging population is worsening the shortage.

Higher education remains a low priority for Missouri

Tuition, fees to increase system-wide

The tuition increases were approved by the Board of Curators in a 6-1 vote.

Webber appointed ranking member of Higher Education Appropriations Committee

The committee discusses issues regarding higher education funding in Missouri.

McKee, Waters, Mumford renovations remain unfunded

Renovations for McKee, Waters and Mumford could take a while to begin as the state legislature debates funding.

Lafferre renovation to start early 2015

MU still has three buildings that have ranked 0.5 or higher on the Facilities Conditions Needs Index.

Missouri A+ funding might be reduced following budget restrictions

The program grants high school students two years of funding at a community college.

Nixon releases over $140 million for education

Higher education institutions will receive more than $43 million.

State funding shortfall prompts budget reallocations

Nearly 25 percent of the cuts will come from the Division of Student Affairs.

HB 2122 would encourage donations to Missouri public colleges

House Bill 2122 would match donations to university scholarship funds with state funding.

Capitol wrap-up: Week of April 27