Suicide Prevention Measure Advancing in Missouri LegislatureThe proposal calls on K-12 school districts to adopt suicide awareness training and policies by July 2018.
Illinois Senate Approves $454 Million More for CollegesLawmakers approved the bill on a near unanimous vote and sent the measure to the House, which can take it up as soon as Tuesday when state representatives return to Springfield.
National Grade Inflation Trend Hits University of MissouriGrades keep climbing at less selective schools and on elite Ivy League campuses.
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.
Missouri Bill Would Strip Scholarships if Athletes Strike The bill would require colleges and universities to fine coaches for helping student athletes strike.
McCaskill Donates $10K for Sexual Harassment ResourcesMcCaskill, who said she dealt with sexual harassment when she interned at the state Legislature, applauded lawmakers' recent efforts to address the culture in Jefferson City.
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.
Committee Sends Letters for Confederate MonumentThe Confederate Monuments at Forest Park moves a step closer to being removed and placed somewhere else.
Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On CampusThis 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.
Nixon To Promote Training For Mental Health JobsGov. 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.
Illinois Legislators are Back for PensionsIllinois legislators are back to work in the Capitol to work on pensions.