Responding to College-Cost Audit, Nixon Touts AffordabilitySince fiscal year 2009, state funding per full-time student dropped 19 percent, according to a report released last week by Auditor Nicole Galloway.
Mulligan Named Missouri's Commissioner of Higher EducationThe commissioner of higher education leads the Missouri Department of Higher Education, which is the board's administrative arm.
WGU Missouri Holds Commencement in St. LouisThis year's graduating class has nearly 300 members
Mo. Legislature Boosts Education Money, Cuts Planned ParenthoodPlanned Parenthood will lose state funding while universities, colleges and public schools will see millions of dollars more.
Mizzou Faculty Weigh in on Search for System HeadThe council says the eventual pick should also show a willingness to listen to students and faculty.
Metro East Lawmaker Wants Budget With or Without Leaders' HelpA Metro East lawmaker has introduced some measures to fund Illinois higher education, but is he also thinking about the bigger budget picture?
Mizzou May Ban Women From Fraternity PartiesThe University of Missouri-Columbia proposed a ban of hard alcohol and females in fraternity houses on the weekends.
Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection ProcessAccording to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.

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