Local College Offers Free Tuition to Qualifying StudentsBlackburn College in Carlinville is offering qualifying students who live in Macoupin County to attend free of charge.
MU Panel Wants Changes to Tuition ApproachOne of the recommendations directed toward lawmakers was to overhaul a 2007 law prohibiting state schools from raising tuition more than the Consumer Price Index annually.
Graphic Design Student Wins $1M in Missouri LotteryChaz Williams, 21, matched all 5 white-ball numbers to win the prize.
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.