Montana Board of Regents http://kufm.org en Board of Regents Chair McLean tapped as new Lt. Gov. http://kufm.org/post/board-regents-chair-mclean-tapped-new-lt-gov <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Anaconda High School teacher and chair of the Montana Board of Regents, Angela McLean has been selected as the state’s new Lieutenant Governor.</span></p><p>The move comes after Bullock tapped Lieutenant Governor John Walsh to serve the remainder of Max Baucus’s U.S. Senate term, who left last week to become the U.S. Ambassador to China.</p><p>Governor Steve Bullock announced the appointment of Angela McLean from her fifth period American government class on Monday.</p><p>Her experience experience compliments the Governor’s policy agenda.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 01:56:29 +0000 Dan Boyce 14827 at http://kufm.org Board of Regents Chair McLean tapped as new Lt. Gov. Largest university employee union reaches tentative pay raise deal http://kufm.org/post/largest-university-employee-union-reaches-tentative-pay-raise-deal <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The largest union of Montana University System employees announced this week a bargain has been reached with the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education over pay raises for the next two years.</span></p><p>The Montana Public Employees Association represents nearly 1700 ‘classified employees’ of the university system. Executive Director Quinton Nyman said the tentative agreement includes the following raises:</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 03:18:54 +0000 Dan Boyce 7575 at http://kufm.org Top education leaders discuss priorities with Gov. Bullock http://kufm.org/post/top-education-leaders-discuss-priorities-gov-bullock <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>Leaders from across Montana’s public education spectrum met in Helena Tuesday to discuss shared priorities for improving the experience and results for the state’s students.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:15:35 +0000 Dan Boyce 5433 at http://kufm.org Top education leaders discuss priorities with Gov. Bullock