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.
Higher Education Institutions Favor Performance-Based State FundingNixon proposed a $150 million budget increase for education that would be performance-based instead of based on past funding.
Missouri Lawmakers Consider Higher Ed Funding FormulaThe 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.
Universities Receiving Less Funding for Science, EngineeringWith all the talk of the “knowledge-based economy” being America’s future, the National Science Foundation suggests state government is going the wrong way.
MO House Committee Approves Education Funding PlanMO budget panel backs Nixon on K-12, universities.