Stories tagged: university of montana
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Montana study aims to reduce grizzly-livestock encounters
A University of Montana graduate student is partnering with Indian tribes to study how effective electric fences are in protecting poultry and livestock from grizzly bear attacks.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 7:38 a.m.
Montana Regents approve contract for new college president
The Montana Board of Regents has formally approved the hiring of General Electric executive Seth Bodnar as president of the University of Montana.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
Montana judge to review records sought by Krakauer
A judge has ordered records tied to a University of Montana investigation into a rape case to be redacted and submitted to the court before their release.
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
More faculty cuts are possible at the University of Montana
A University of Montana task force said cuts to tenured faculty are not off the table as it examines ways to fix the university’s budget problems.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
WSU athlete released from hospital after assault; accused University of Montana football player’s bond set at $50K
WSU thrower Bradley Mehring sustained a skull fracture and a hematoma, according to a police report, after he was allegedly struck by University of Montana football star Justin Strong.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
University of Montana football player accused of assaulting WSU student in Pullman
A University of Montana football player is accused of assaulting a Washington State University student in Pullman early Saturday.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
University of Montana president search down to 13
A committee searching for the next president of the University of Montana plans to meet with 13 semifinalists later this month.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Applications pile up for University of Montana’s top job
A recruiting company official says 98 people have applied to be the next president of the University of Montana.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
University of Montana student detained in China after dispute with cabbie
Police in central China have arrested an American college student on charges of intentional injury following an altercation with a taxi driver, according to the student’s mother and a family …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
University of Montana may see third round of buyout offers
A third round of buyout offers may be coming to the University of Montana.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
University offers early retirement to 48 faculty members
The University of Montana has offered early retirement incentives to 48 tenured faculty members age 65 and older in an effort to save money.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
University of Montana to offer buyout and retirement options
A state higher education official says the University of Montana will offer buyouts or early retirement options to 80 to 100 employees in an effort to reduce school spending.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
University of Montana surveying faculty about early retirement
The University of Montana is surveying faculty and staff about their interest in early retirement as the university seeks to cut spending due to decreasing enrollment.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
University of Montana preparing early retirement option
The University of Montana is developing an early retirement program as part of an effort to balance its budget amid declining enrollment.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
University of Montana enrollment drops, MSU sets new record
Enrollment at the University of Montana has once again dropped, while Montana State University is celebrating a record-high count of students.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 1:26 p.m.
Former University of Montana President George Dennison dies
Former University of Montana President George Dennison has died due to complications from non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
University of Montana president to step down
University of Montana President Royce Engstrom is stepping down effective Dec. 31, as the university continues to face declining enrollments and budget cuts.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 9:12 p.m.
$24 million donation to benefit University of Montana
The University of Montana is the recipient of a $24 million donation that will benefit its forestry and global leadership program.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
UM seeks home for fallout shelter ‘survival biscuits’
MISSOULA – The University of Montana is getting rid of crate after crate of Cold War-era fallout shelter supplies. The Missoulian reports that the university’s 11-story Aber Hall has a …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
University of Montana creates Dorothy Powers scholarship fund
Longtime Spokesman-Review reporter Dorothy Powers, who died in October at the age of 93, left more than $1 million dollars to the University of Montana in her will.
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
West Valley’s Gregorak shines in Montana
The photos were all over my Facebook page from friends and former colleagues, each one basking in the sunlight of a summer Saturday afternoon at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula. My …
Tue., Dec. 16, 2014, 1:06 p.m.
Griz name new football coach
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Bob Stitt has been named the new head football coach at Montana.
Sun., Oct. 19, 2014, 6:58 a.m.
Wild moose chase: Researchers tracking 25 collared moose in NE Washington
James Goerz was so close he could hear her chewing as she browsed. It seemed impossible that he couldn’t put his eyes on the moose, the largest member of the …
Thu., May 15, 2014
Steve Christilaw: Montana Griz recruiter visits familiar territory
Ross Brunelle was ready for a couple of days off, but he’s in no hurry to make a habit out of it. He’s a man who loves his work and …
Fri., Sept. 20, 2013
Griz coach writes ‘get well’ note to Bobcats QB
Montana and Montana State have a heated rivalry on the football field, but that discord goes away when a player is injured. Montana State senior quarterback Denarius McGhee suffered a …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2012
Pioneers climbed Grand Teton on a lark
Sometimes you make it by the seat of your pants. Sometimes, it takes both pant legs. That’s how a trio of University of Montana students turned the second documented ascent …
Thu., March 29, 2012, 2:13 p.m.
NW today: Montana fires coach, athletic director
HELENA — The University of Montana fired football coach Robin Pflugrad and athletic director Jim O’Day on Thursday, adding more uncertainty to a program already dealing with sexual assault allegations …
Thu., March 17, 2011
Lake City graduate has persevered through tough times
Katie Baker is a glass-full person, and she counts her blessings daily. The former Lake City High (Coeur d’Alene) basketball standout can check one goal off her list. When she …
Tue., Feb. 15, 2011
Nate Montana transfers to Montana
Nate Montana is going from Notre Dame to the University of Montana. Grizzlies athletic director Jim O’Day confirmed Monday night in an e-mail that Montana had been admitted to the …
Sun., Nov. 21, 2010
Bobcats defeat Grizzlies to claim automatic berth
Montana State has rarely come out on top in its rivalry against Montana. Now the Bobcats are atop the Big Sky Conference with co-champion Eastern Washington. Denarius McGhee threw two …