Interim Mizzou President Discusses Racial Discord, FutureThe interim president of the University of Missouri system says the school could be a national example in how it responds to racial unrest that rocked the Columbia campus last fall.
Nixon Signs Bill to Cut College Costs for Military MembersTo get in-state tuition, students currently must get a full-time job or live in Missouri for a year and meet other requirements.
Missouri Senate Passes $27 Billion Spending PlanSenators voted Thursday to approve a $27 billion budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
Missouri Senate Panel Boosts Higher Education FundingA House version passed earlier this month would provide about a $9 million increase.
Illinois Universities Brace for More State Budget CutsGov. Bruce Rauner once again is calling for deep cuts in state funding for higher education, showing how tempting a target universities continue to be for a state desperate to get its budget under control.
Missouri House Votes Unanimously to New Tuition Cap for VetsA hearing date has not been set for the measure.
Missouri Colleges Would Freeze Tuition for Funding Hike Leaders of Missouri's public community colleges and universities said Monday that they'll freeze undergraduate tuition next school year as part of a deal with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon to ramp up funding from the state.
Panel Suggests College Algebra Alternatives For StudentsMath professors say roughly half of the students who take college algebra fail it at least once.
Missouri House Passes Plan to Fix Student Transfer LawA plan to fix Missouri's flawed student transfer system has narrowly passed the House.
SIU Officials Approve 5 Percent Tuition IncreaseTuition will increase by $366 for Illinois residents, bringing tuition totals to $7,662 for in-state students and about $21,740 in tuition and fees for out-of-state students.
Missouri Senate Advances Bill to Fix Student Transfer LawMissouri senators have given initial approval to a less expensive proposal to fix issues with the state's flawed student transfer law.
Normandy Reverses Decision, Will Pay Tuition Bills for Transfer StudentsOnly one board member cast a dissenting vote, making the analogy it was like handing someone a pistol and ask them to kill themselves.

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