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Washington State University considers med school

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By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Medical officials predict an aging population and expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act will contribute to doctor shortages across the nation. In response to the projected need, Washington State University has begun exploring the feasibility of opening a medical school on its Spokane campus. “It’s clear we need more primary care physicians,” WSU president ... Read More »

University of Missouri to suspend Art Education Program

University of Missouri

The University of Missouri has suspended its undergraduate art education program because of its continuing lack of students, The Columbia Daily Tribune reported. Although the University will not accept new students into the program, current students have the chance to finish their coursework and graduate, The Columbia Daily Tribune reported. School officials said the decision will not cause any job ... Read More »

University of Missouri president will recommend a tuition freeze

University of Missouri

The president of the University of Missouri system said he would recommend that tuition at the system’s four campuses be frozen in the 2014-15 school year. The recommendation — which will go before the system’s Board of Trustees for approval next week — comes after Gov. Jay Nixon proposed this week injecting more than $80 million into higher education. In ... Read More »

Washington University named one of greenest schools in North America

Washington University

Washington University has been named to the Princeton Review’s list of the most environmentally responsible “green colleges” in North America. The university joins two other Missouri schools, including Drury University and the University of Missouri – Columbia on the list. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was named as well. Washington University was profiled in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to ... Read More »

University of Missouri system to cut programs, jobs

The University of Missouri system will cut programs and eliminate jobs to balance the $2.8 billion budget it set Tuesday for fiscal year 2013, which begins July 1. On the first day of their two-day meeting in Columbia, system curators approved the new budget, which reflects more than $35 million in cuts. About $1.1 billion, or 40 percent of the ... Read More »

Kansas University ranks 41st in federal research funding

The University of Kansas has moved up the list of universities receiving federal research money, with a school record $147.6 million in 2010-11. That was good enough for 41st among comprehensive public research universities, up from No. 44 the year before. KU received more federal research money than any other public university in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma or Nebraska, according to ... Read More »

New Zealand: Massey, Missouri universities sign pact

Massey University has signed an agreement strengthening ties with one of the leading agricultural universities in the United States, the University of Missouri. The agreement will boost collaborative research and student exchanges between the two universities. Study abroad programmes and the exchange of faculty and staff are also included. Massey vice chancellor Steve Maharey says the University of Missouri is ... Read More »

Missouri Universities Considering Tuition Hike

It could get a lot more expensive to attend a school in the University of Missouri system next year, as the cash-strapped universities face a new round of state budget cuts. According to a proposal release, in-state tuition at the Columbia campus would rise by 7.5 percent, in St. Louis it would raise by 8.2 percent and at Rolla the ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes