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2:40 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Lumina Foundation awards $500,000 to Mo. Department of Higher Ed


The Missouri Department of Higher Education recently received $500,000 grant from the Lumina Foundation to increase the number of Associate’s Degree recipients in the state.

Thanks to a new initiative from five foundations and 12 states, more students might be able to receive a degree through the process of  “reverse transfer.” This happens when a student has enough credits for an Associate’s Degree from a two-year college, but for some reason didn’t finish.

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5:56 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

House Budget Committee approves plan to reverse cuts to higher education

The House Budget Committee approved a plan Wednesday to reverse Governor Nixon’s proposed cuts to the Higher Education Budget. 

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7:30 am
Mon January 2, 2012

Higher education cuts may continue in Missouri

Francis Quadrangle on the MU campus

Higher education leaders in Missouri are expecting a dismal year when it comes to state funding.

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