Tag: MU Budget

MU colleges brace for budget cuts with changes to faculty, resources

New buildings may be put on hold, and vacated faculty positions may remain unfilled.

Facing future budget crunch, new committees look for ways to spend smarter

The committees will focus on structuring MU’s spending in the coming years to keep university finances out of the red.

UM System looks to cut faculty, programs as solution for budget shortfall

UM System President Mun Choi announced a timeline Monday for dealing with the 8 to 12 percent spending cuts.

Greitens announces cuts to UM System for 2018 fiscal year

The proposed budget cuts of up to $40.4 million will take effect on July 1.

News at the ZOU: Quiz No. 1

An executive order inspired local protests, the university has millions of dollars in budget cuts and more in the first Maneater news quiz of the semester.

MU out $20 million this semester after state funding cuts

University officials have yet to determine how and where cuts will be made.

Recent budget cuts to MU Libraries decrease staff, materials

MU Libraries spokeswoman Shannon Cary: “The library has purchased automatic check-out machines to help deal with decreases in staff.”

Students create petition to increase Ellis Library hours

The petition is gaining speed with over 2,000 supporters as of Thursday evening.

Incoming freshman class size consistent with projected decline

This fall, however, the retention rate is the third-highest in university history.

Seven stories likely to make news this fall at MU

After an eventful 2015–16 school year, this fall brings the possibility of more newsworthy events regarding administration and campus life.

MU braces for 2,600 fewer students in the fall, $46 million budget shortfall

Campus units are planning to cut 2 percent for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 in addition to the 5 percent cut for 2017.

Biggest Buzzkill: Effects of low enrollment

MU’s struggle to attract freshmen has led to budget shortages and closed residence halls.

Staff open forum addresses budget restraints, job security

Vice Chancellor of Operations Gary Ward: “We’ve got a dark cloud right now over the institution. We can’t sugarcoat that.”

In compromise, legislators limit cuts to UM System and MU

Tuition across the UM System will not increase for the 2016–17 school year.

As school year comes to a close, MU ramps up recruitment

MU has hired four more admission representatives for different regions of the country.

MU units work to tighten belt around budget

Director of Student Life Mark Lucas: “Our job is to provide experiences for all the different components of our campus, and we will still be able to do that, we just may not be able to do that as much to benefit the people who are paying for it."

Senate proposes funding increase to UM System

The proposed bill differs from a previous House budget, which would have cut MU funding significantly.

Administrators talk diversity and budget during spring faculty meeting

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley said at least 600 of the projected 1,500 fewer students for fall 2016 can be attributed to the events of last fall.

Faculty Council discusses budget, enrollment projections for 2016-17 school year

Currently, MU has received 23 percent fewer deposits compared to this time last year.

Click’s termination not enough to stop budget cuts

Sen. Kurt Schaefer: “The University of Missouri has a very 1950s-style model of governance. That makes them sluggish and unresponsive.”