Tag: Missouri state budget

Click’s termination not enough to stop budget cuts

Sen. Kurt Schaefer: “The University of Missouri has a very 1950s-style model of governance. That makes them sluggish and unresponsive.”

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Another proposed amendment to the budget, which was withdrawn, would cut state funding for MU from $169,305,944 to $1.

Student opinions on proposed UM funding cuts

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

UM System faces $8 million in proposed cuts

Proposed reductions would include cuts to salaries of Melissa Click, her department chair and the College of Arts and Science dean.

Webber appointed ranking member of Higher Education Appropriations Committee

The committee discusses issues regarding higher education funding in Missouri.

Reallocations place AAU prestige over student resources

With $3.8 million in state funding cuts, MU needs to rethink the MU SOP budget reallocations.

State funding shortfall prompts budget reallocations

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

Nixon cuts millions from higher education for third straight year

Efforts from MU’s student body and administration have prevented deeper cuts.

Missouri House approves budget

The budget provides $1.1 billion for higher education in Missouri.

Nixon aims to increase Missouri's number of college degree holders 25%

Nixon proposed his budget for Fiscal Year 2012 during the address.

MU officials consider effects of possible tuition hike

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies Jim Spain said tuition could rise by as much as nine percent.

Lawmakers should consider tax legislation before cutting education funding

Still claims legislative proposals will modernize taxes, increase state revenues

One proposal would allegedly reduce the budget shortfall by about 25 percent.

Majors with few graduates up for possible cuts

The move aims to increase efficiency and cut costs.