$11 Million in the Red

Missouri Western has spent over $11 million more than it has brought in over the last five years, according to year-end university financial statements. This is an average of $2.2 million per year. So, why has the university overspent so much throughout the last five years?  It’s been a combination of factors, including declining appropriations […]

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Western to receive more state funding

Missouri Western will be receiving more state funding because of an increase in graduation and freshman to sophomore retention rates. Since performance-based funding began 3 years ago, Western has failed to maintain a six-year cohort graduation rate that was above the nationwide standard – meaning that Western has more students fail to complete a degree […]

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