UM President speaks about the pain of budget-trimming

Engstrom       The University of Montana won’t know till fall how many students are enrolled but UM expects to see another drop. Last fall, UM had 700 fewer students than the previous year, and the school expects, in a worst case scenario, they could be down another 450 this coming fall. Administrators are trying to plan for that. In this feature interview, UM President Royce Engstrom talks with News Director Sally Mauk about how UM is dealing with that projected shortfall.

Sally Mauk talks legislative priorities and federal investigations with UM President Royce Engstrom

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University of Montana President Royce Engstrom is having a busy winter, preparing arguments for the legislature, hiring a new Cabinet, and steering the campus through two federal investigations and an NCAA investigation. In tonight’s feature interview, Engstrom sits down with News Director Sally Mauk to talk first about legislative priorities. Those include making sure the university system gets a boost in funding to cover inflation and other rising costs:…