Tag: budget cuts

Ambrose speaks on reorganization of colleges

As state lawmakers are trying to restore the $68 million in cuts to higher education proposed by Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, university administrators are working on a reorganization plan. President Chuck Ambrose said the state Legislature wants to put $38 million back into the core of appropriations for higher education. He said House Budget Committee… Read more »

With a budget proposal drawing near, UCM staff braces for impact

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – “I think we’re all wondering what our fate is going to be.” That was a comment overheard from the gallery minutes before Tuesday’s Staff Council Meeting. It echoes what many university employees have wondered as the administration prepares to send the fiscal year 2019 budget to the board of governors. Staff Council… Read more »

To cut or not to cut: fate of philosophy program finalized

Another department suffers from the aftermath of the higher education budget cuts: Students and faculty of the Department of English and Philosophy are going to be saying goodbye to the philosophy degree. The philosophy program was suspended for the time being this May because it didn’t make its projected student goal of 10 graduating students… Read more »

UCM Night Ryder program continues to ride

by Saba Desta For the Muleskinner (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Although the budget cuts have been affecting departments left and right, one thing that wasn’t put into jeopardy was student safety. The Night Ryder is a free service the school provides for students who do not have a stable source of transportation to get around Warrensburg,… Read more »

EDITORIAL: If you haven’t noticed…

by MULESKINNER STAFF If you haven’t noticed… We were placed in abeyance. A fancy word for suspension. Not a suspension-after-the-principal’s-office suspension but a suspended-in-the-air suspension or better said, Limbo. Our “Limbo” state was brought on by higher education budgets cuts, our general operations and wages budgets were cut. Fortunately, our wages were reinstated by Provost/Chief… Read more »

Budget cuts continues to affect campus

by LEAH KEMPLE News Editor Budget cuts have been affecting the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies in varying ways. Some departments have been struggling while others came out completely unscathed. The college is made up of business and professional departments including the Department of Economics and Finance, Department of Management, aviation and the… Read more »