University of Missouri System Launches Diversity AuditThe audit is one of several initiatives to address diversity and inclusion throughout the university system.
Swastikas, Noose Lead U of Illinois to Call for ToleranceThe chalked messages reflecting themes from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign were similar to slogans found drawn at other campuses around the country.
Illinois Schools Receive $600 Million to Stay OpenSchools haven't received any money in at least 10 months, which is when this fiscal year started.
Missouri House Committee Votes to Reverse Guns-on-Campus BanThe Select Committee on General Laws will review the bill next.
Missouri Panel Considers More Gun Access on College CampusesThe bill would only apply to public colleges and universities and includes exceptions for areas on campus with grade school children, some sporting events and hospitals.
Gov. Rauner Vetoes MAP Grant, Community College Funding PlanIllinois Democrats approved a plan in January to provide $324 million to community colleges and $397 million to the Monetary Award Program.
Illinois Urges College Students to Apply for Financial AidFunding for the grants has been frozen due to a stalemate between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and majority Democrats.
East St. Louis School to Receive Part of $20M Federal GrantGordon Bush Elementary in East St. Louis is one of five schools to receive more than $20 million in federal grants over the next five years.
Missouri, Illinois Recognized for Having Great College TownsSt. Louis comes in as the seventh-best large city for college students.
Police Charge 6 In Abduction of 2 College StudentsPolice said the two students are Illinois natives and were abducted, held hostage, and one suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.
Missouri College Students Could Soon Bring Their Guns to SchoolThe bill wouldn't force schools to allow guns, as long as they are protecting their students by other means.
College Kids Program Offers $50 to Every St. Louis Kindergarten StudentSt. Louis Treasurer Tishaura Jones' office pays for donations through "residual parking revenues."