universities

Wavemaker, Security Brief

Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On Campus

This week’s standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.

04/10/2015

Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Nixon To Promote Training For Mental Health Jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday proposed awarding $20 million in grants to Missouri’s colleges and universities to prepare more students for employment in mental health.

12/18/2013

Illinois Capitol

Illinois Legislators are Back for Pensions

Illinois legislators are back to work in the Capitol to work on pensions.

06/19/2013

Photo: KMOX

Higher Education Institutions Favor Performance-Based State Funding

Nixon proposed a $150 million budget increase for education that would be performance-based instead of based on past funding.

01/30/2013

Education-5

Missouri Lawmakers Consider Higher Ed Funding Formula

The plan outlined Monday for a joint House and Senate Education Committee is part of an attempt to develop a funding formula for higher education institutions.

12/10/2012

Money

Universities Receiving Less Funding for Science, Engineering

With all the talk of the “knowledge-based economy” being America’s future, the National Science Foundation suggests state government is going the wrong way.

01/23/2012

Education

MO House Committee Approves Education Funding Plan

MO budget panel backs Nixon on K-12, universities.

03/16/2011

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