The University of Montana has recommended changes to 16 majors, minors or options, but will avoid faculty layoffs this year.
Students and faculty gathered on the steps of Main Hall to demonstrate support for the College of Humanities and Sciences Friday in response to a 20 percent budget reduction for faculty and staff funding.
UM professors who are currently protected by union contracts could be at much greater risk to budget cuts soon.
The University of Montana announced budget targets for departments today, which outline the cuts some departments need to make.
An update including which degrees “are likely to be terminated” along with other changes was released by the University Planning Committee on Sept. 5. The document, “Revised Reorganization Of Academic Programs: Draft Working Document,” lists the following degrees at risk: B.A. and minor in G…
Specific plans for cutting faculty at the University of Montana are circulating after a letter sent to deans on Aug. 17 set a timeline for cuts. Some campus leaders publicly raised concerns with the proposal on Wednesday.
The English department at the University is getting hit hard with budget cuts. What’s new, right? It turns out, a lot.
Deans at the University of Montana will review programs poised for cuts and changes Saturday with the president and newly selected provost.
The University of Montana has begun another effort to right its ailing budget, with the goal of identifying which academic programs UM will continue to fund and which ones will be targeted for cuts.
The University of Montana saw a 5.4 percent decrease in the student headcount from spring semester 2017 to spring 2018, with significant drops in student numbers in undergraduate and Missoula College enrollment. Only graduate students saw numbers increase from the previous spring.
Students and faculty are speaking out against changes to commencement ceremonies announced this year at the University of Montana. The changes include ending the more intimate departmental ceremonies in favor of two indoor campus-wide ceremonies.
Kevin McManigal has never been to Senegal, but that hasn’t stopped him from making maps to help prevent poaching at a Senegalese park — all while sitting in an office, more than 5,000 miles away.