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1998 Higher Ed. Stories
Radio Story - The Carnahan administration is launching a campaign to bring the cost of going to school down.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Board of Education approved a plan that would require graduating seniors to undergo exit testing for state endorsed diplomas.
Newspaper Story - The House passed the higher education appropriations bill, which included funds for UM. The four-campus system got less than the House wanted, but still nine percent more than last year.
Newspaper Story - Student curators could attend closed-door board meetings under an amendment offered by Sen. Ken Jacob and passed by the Senate.
Radio Story - All statewide colleges and community colleges in Missouri could receive more money for grants, construction projects and so forth if Kelley wins the gambling case.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's students would have two new ways to pay for college under a bill approved by the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.
Newspaper Story - Impostors hired by students to take their college entrance exams for them could be found guilty of a misdemeanor under an amendment passed Thursday by the Missouri Senate.
Newspaper Story - The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wendesday voted to go with Gov. Carnahan's budget for the university, taking away the $2.6 million increase the House had proposed.
Newspaper Story - The Senate Education Committee heard testimony on a bill to create a faculty representative and allow that member and the student representative to sit in on closed-door curators' meetings.
Radio Story - To keep in competition with nearby states, a senate bill would provide an incentive for young people to join the Missouri National Guard.
Newspaper Story - The House approves a program to forgive loans to students who take jobs in Missouri.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House of Representatives passed a bill that would create a nonvoting faculty member on the governing boards of public 4-year colleges and universities.
Newspaper Story - MU's President Manuel Pacheco told the Senate Appropriations Committee that the university has lost its place as a top-tier reserach university.
Radio Story - Students enterin programs with a shortage of qualified employees could get state suppport under legislation presented to a committee.
Newspaper Story - A House appropriations committee voted to increase funding for the University of Missouri system above what Gov. Mel Carnahan proposed in his budget.
Newspaper Story - A House appropriations committee is expected to vote on the governor's proposed budget for U.M. The proposed increase is one of the biggest in recent memory.
Newspaper Story - MU administrators are scrambling to prepare for the senior assessment tests.
Newspaper Story - A Senate committee on Feb. 2 passed by a narrow margin a bill that allows student curators to attend closed board meetings.
Newspaper Story - Students and legislators react to MU's decision to require seniors to take an assesment exam before they graduate.
Newspaper Story - Rep. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, has been cleared of unethical conduct allegations by the Missouri Ethics Commission.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Board of Curators student representative should sit in on closed meetings, said Sen. Ken Jacob, D-Columbia.
Radio Story - This week, college interns working at the state capitol complete a sexual harassment seminar.
Radio Story - Student representatives would be able to attend all curator board meetings
Newspaper Story - As allegations regarding sexual misconduct fly around President Clinton, interns at the Missouri State Capitol attended a seminar on sexual harassment.
Newspaper Story - Sarah Welch of Ladue was appointed as the student representative to the University of Missouri Board of Curators. Carnahan announced the appointment January 22.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Mel Carnahan proposed increasing the University of Missouri's funding for fiscal year 1999, and introduced a new scholarship that could mean as much as $1,500 for students at post-secondary institutions.
Newspaper Story - The University of Missouri's new president has determined the institution acted properly in dealing with the 1996 candidacy of Rep. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, when he first ran for the Missouri House while still an employee of the university.
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