missouri department of higher education

8:24 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Mo. House passes performance funding for colleges

Missouri Capitol
Credit Ryan Famuliner / KBIA

The Missouri House has passed legislation that would implement performance-based funding for public universities and community colleges.

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5:24 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Nixon proposes changes for Missouri scholarship program

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Gov. Jay Nixon is proposing changes to Missouri's Bright Flight college scholarship aimed at encouraging top-ranking high school students to remain in the state for college.

Nixon was traveling Monday to Kansas City and Kirksville to discuss possible improvements to the academic scholarship. The Democratic governor told higher education officials in October that he would propose new resources for financial aid and scholarship programs.

Nixon said at that time he was working to enhance Bright Flight to ensure the best students remain in Missouri for college and afterward.

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6:19 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Missouri receives grant to hand out more college degrees

College students with enough credits may receive a retroactive associate degree.
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Missouri's department of higher education has received a $500,000 grant from the Lumina Foundation to increase the number of Missourians who receive an associate degree.

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2:57 pm
Tue January 3, 2012

Mo institutions involved in international educational outcomes

Truman is one of the colleges participating in the initiative
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A handful of Missouri colleges and universities are playing a key role in a global effort to assess educational outcomes of students across international boundaries.

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