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A potential merger could affect students at Northwest Missouri State University

February 11, 2004
By: Rachel Schaff
State Capital Bureau

University issues are a hot topic in the state legislature this session...but the debate isn't over. Rachel Schaff tells about a merger officials now face at Northwest Missouri State University.

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The state senator whose district includes Maryville -- the home of Northwest Missouri State University -- says a merger between the school and the U-M System would give students a better college experience.

Senator David Klindt says the proposal would give students more access to research facilities and technology.

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"Many people and myself believe that this will be a good balance for higher education in Northwest Missouri if the merger takes place."

It's not just a hypothetical issue for Missouri's legislature. If the two schools reach a consolidation agreement, the legislautre has to agree for it to take effect. From the state capital, I'm Rachel Schaff.