missouri coordinating board for higher education http://kbia.org en New law aims to make college transfers easier http://kbia.org/post/new-law-aims-make-college-transfers-easier <p>Governor Jay Nixon signed a bill into law today that calls for more uniformity among higher education institutions in Missouri. Thu, 07 Jun 2012 18:55:28 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 15515 at http://kbia.org New law aims to make college transfers easier Newscast for May 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-30-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri&#39;s annual legislative session comes to a close.</li><li>Missouri Gaming Commission chairman announces plans to step down.</li><li>Officials of Missouri colleges and universities to meet in Columbia, Mo. next week.</li><li>Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson travels to Missouri to aid Republican John Brunner&#39;s campaign.</li></ul> Wed, 30 May 2012 22:39:01 +0000 Kaveh Kaghazi 15039 at http://kbia.org Newscast for May 30, 2012 Missouri higher education officials plan conference http://kbia.org/post/missouri-higher-education-officials-plan-conference <p>Officials of Missouri colleges and universities will gather next week for a day-long conference on issues including finances and academic quality.</p><p>The state Coordinating Board for Higher Educations is sponsoring the June 7 meeting in Columbia. It&#39;s expected to draw about 100 top administrators and members of governing boards, along with leaders of national organizations.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 22:14:36 +0000 Associated Press 15035 at http://kbia.org Missouri higher education officials plan conference Mo panel wants education funding based on performance http://kbia.org/post/mo-panel-wants-education-funding-based-performance <p>A task force is recommending that funding for universities and community colleges in Missouri be based in part on graduation rates and other performance-based criteria. Thu, 08 Dec 2011 22:51:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 5011 at http://kbia.org