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2016 April 10 - 12:00 am

Proposals Draw Opposition from College Administrators

The bills are among several introduced this year by state Republican lawmakers, who have argued that students should be allowed to carry firearms for selfdefense and that armed, lawabiding citizens with proper training can save lives during attempted mass shootings.
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2015 November 5 - 12:00 am

Governor Seeking $55.7 Million Increase In Performance Funding

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Leaders of Missouri’s public community colleges and universities said they will freeze undergraduate tuition next school year as part of a deal with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon to ramp up funding from the state, although the extra spending needs legislative approval.
Politics and Policy
2015 February 16 - 12:00 am

Modest Higher Ed Increases Could Mean More Tuition Increases

Some universities said the proposed basic aid increase — a minimal gain from the current fiscal year’s more than $911 million and one of few increases in an otherwise stagnant budget plan — doesn’t compensate for rising costs and could lead to a tuition increase in the 2015-16 academic year if the Legislature does not provide a higher bump.

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