The Columbia Missourian - Higher Education
Increased tuition at MU may hurt diversity, new study says
MU administrators said they aren't worried, as data shows an increase in MU diversity even with tuition increases.
May 24 11:00PM Higher Education

Marshall Stewart named UM System chief engagement officer
Stewart has been with the university for less than two years.
May 24 10:00PM Higher Education

UPDATED: UM Curators vote to increase tuition for fall 2018
The UM System Board of Curators approved a 2.1 percent tuition increase. But in-state undergraduates will only see a 1 percent increase.
May 21 7:30PM Higher Education

Busy final hours bring tax cuts and union regulations, but no ethics reform
Among the laws passed in the final hours were an increase to the tuition cap for universities, a proposal to raise the gasoline tax, opioid restrictions and measures aimed at unions.
May 19 1:00AM Higher Education

Columbia College breaks ground on first residence hall in 50 years
Increased enrollment and an outdated school of business building led Columbia College to invest in a new building
May 17 11:00PM Higher Education

12 MU graduate programs to close as part of academic review
Of those 12 programs, seven will merge with existing programs to form new programs, one will be redeveloped and four will be closed completely.
May 16 3:30PM Higher Education

Commencement weekend ends with plenty of appreciation for Mizzou moms
Commencement weekend ended Sunday with a final round of ceremonies and lots of special recognition for the mothers of graduates on Mother's Day.
May 13 7:15PM Higher Education

Data show MU faculty salaries lowest in the humanities
The spectrum ranges from teaching medical professionals to business professors at the highest, then to engineers and sciences and finally to the humanities.
May 13 11:00AM Higher Education

Second day of MU commencement opens with Honors Convocation
Ceremonies also recognized graduates of the School of Medicine, Trulaske College of Business, Sinclair School of Nursing and College of Arts and Science.
May 12 9:15PM Higher Education

Columbia high school students recognized for continuing education
Three Columbia high school seniors received scholarships to local institutions where they will train to become teachers. Upon graduation, they will return to teach for Columbia Public Schools for four years.
May 11 1:00AM Higher Education

Final provost candidate focuses on benefits of teamwork, communication
Craig H. Benson from the University of Virginia, the last candidate for MU provost and executive vice chancellor, said he wants to focus on cross-campus conversations.
May 9 7:30PM Higher Education

Columbia College to include fees, textbooks as part of tuition for most students
The new program, Truition, will result in a $30 increase per credit hour. The college will buy textbooks and other materials in bulk.
May 8 9:00PM Higher Education

MU spring commencement ceremonies begin Friday
Fifteen commencement ceremonies will send off around 5,510 students, host over 10 speakers this weekend and award honorary degrees to two MU alumni.
May 8 2:02PM Higher Education