higher eduation http://kcur.org en University Of Missouri Sets Fundraising Record http://kcur.org/post/university-missouri-sets-fundraising-record <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Donors deposited a record-breaking amount of money into the University of Missouri’s coffers last fiscal year.</span></p><p>The university in Columbia, Mo., beat its 2013-14 fiscal year goal of raising $150 million by pulling in $164.5 million.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The amount broke the previous record of $160 million raised in fiscal year 2008. </span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:32:15 +0000 Ben Palosaari 58714 at http://kcur.org University Of Missouri Sets Fundraising Record Kansas Universities, Colleges Sign Transfer Agreement http://kcur.org/post/kansas-universities-colleges-sign-transfer-agreement <p>A new agreement signed by universities and community colleges in Kansas can help students earn associate degrees.</p><p>The program is aimed at helping students who transfer from a community college to a university, and<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;puts in place a "reverse transfer" policy. </span></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:11:04 +0000 Stephen Koranda 57821 at http://kcur.org Kansas Regents To Vote On Tuition Increases http://kcur.org/post/kansas-regents-vote-tuition-increases <p>The Kansas Board of Regents will consider proposed tuition increases at a meeting this week. Breeze Richardson with the board, says this will be the final step in the process. Universities have spent the last few months developing and submitting their proposals.</p><p>"Those proposals were brought forth at last months meeting, and then the final proposals will be presented [Wedesnday] and voted upon" Richardson said.</p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:16:11 +0000 Stephen Koranda 57478 at http://kcur.org Kansas Legislature Passes Budget in Final Hours of Session http://kcur.org/post/kansas-legislature-passes-budget-final-hours-session <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Kansas Lawmakers wrapped up the 2013 session in the early hours of Sunday morning, narrowly passing a budget that reduces spending through major cuts, particularly to higher education.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:59:23 +0000 Stephen Koranda 37817 at http://kcur.org Kansas Legislature Passes Budget in Final Hours of Session