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Post by autocat » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:31 pm

According to the Billings Gazette, " university of Montana enrollment dropped again this past year, from 5.2% to 8.5% depending on the way um counts students."

"um enrollment counted by the old method dropped 33.5% from 2011 to 2018" :shock:



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Re: um enrollment

Post by Bobcat4Ever » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:55 pm

Nobody really publicly counts by the “new” method. That’s just a red herring to try to make the -8.5% not look so bad.



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Post by RickRund » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:10 pm

Bobcat4Ever wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:55 pm
Nobody really publicly counts by the “new” method. That’s just a red herring to try to make the -8.5% not look so bad.
The "new math" taught ccum style.



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Re: um enrollment

Post by Cataholic » Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:48 pm

This is hard to understand. I realize that this $2 million upgrade is from private funding, but given the state of UM enrollment and finances, this seems to be a bad time for such a project.

https://mtstandard.com/sports/college/b ... eeb99.html



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Re: um enrollment

Post by RickRund » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:45 pm

Cataholic wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:48 pm
This is hard to understand. I realize that this $2 million upgrade is from private funding, but given the state of UM enrollment and finances, this seems to be a bad time for such a project.

https://mtstandard.com/sports/college/b ... eeb99.html
Don't really expect any academic upgrades. There are no students left.

Yes, this is ludicrous. Just more proof what is important at the city college. They must be so proud.



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Re: um enrollment

Post by hokeyfine » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:52 am

they are hanging on to the myth that great sports teams boost enrollment. when you have nothing academically to offer you need hang your hat on shiny and opulent rooms for athletes.



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Re: um enrollment

Post by MSU Toddler » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:55 am

RickRund wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:45 pm
Cataholic wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:48 pm
This is hard to understand. I realize that this $2 million upgrade is from private funding, but given the state of UM enrollment and finances, this seems to be a bad time for such a project.

https://mtstandard.com/sports/college/b ... eeb99.html
Don't really expect any academic upgrades. There are no students left.

Yes, this is ludicrous. Just more proof what is important at the city college. They must be so proud.
What truly is ludicrous is that a portion of MSU's success ($$$) is redistributed back into the Montana University System (MUS) and thus supporting the failing Missoula County Community college WHILE these types of things are taking place (yes - I know it is privately funded). The BOR also desires to use some of MSU's techniques, like recruiting, to help all MUS programs grow. Little brother over the hill is leaching off THE Flagship school...


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Re: um enrollment

Post by iaafan » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:05 am

hokeyfine wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:52 am
they are hanging on to the myth that great sports teams boost enrollment. when you have nothing academically to offer you need hang your hat on shiny and opulent rooms for athletes.
Great sports teams are doing less and less for driving enrollment. Attendance at games is waning nationally.



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Re: um enrollment

Post by Cledus » Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:34 am

MSU Toddler wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:55 am
RickRund wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:45 pm
Cataholic wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:48 pm
This is hard to understand. I realize that this $2 million upgrade is from private funding, but given the state of UM enrollment and finances, this seems to be a bad time for such a project.

https://mtstandard.com/sports/college/b ... eeb99.html
Don't really expect any academic upgrades. There are no students left.

Yes, this is ludicrous. Just more proof what is important at the city college. They must be so proud.
What truly is ludicrous is that a portion of MSU's success ($$$) is redistributed back into the Montana University System (MUS) and thus supporting the failing Missoula County Community college WHILE these types of things are taking place (yes - I know it is privately funded). The BOR also desires to use some of MSU's techniques, like recruiting, to help all MUS programs grow. Little brother over the hill is leaching off THE Flagship school...
Yeah, I can't remember where that was reported but it pissed me off a bit. It's one thing to help them out a bit. It's an entirely different thing that the regents throw good money after bad while um chases shiny things.

I hope the regents don't continue forcing MSU to prop up those turds for a prolonged period of time. I doubt theyhave enough spine to make a tough decision.



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Re: um enrollment

Post by KittieKop » Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:09 pm

Well, they could renovate classroom or dorm space into athletics-used spaces. They obviously have no use for them.


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Re: um enrollment

Post by Cledus » Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:46 pm

KittieKop wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:09 pm
Well, they could renovate classroom or dorm space into athletics-used spaces. They obviously have no use for them.
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Re: um enrollment

Post by Bobcat4Ever » Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:52 pm

Their new athletic facility is funded by private donations. Our new engineering building is funded by private donations.

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Re: um enrollment

Post by iaafan » Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:08 pm

Bobcat4Ever wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:52 pm
Their new athletic facility is funded by private donations. Our new engineering building is funded by private donations.

QED

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Upon board approval, the UM athletic facility was borrowing about $5 million. Aside from Washington Group funds, only $2 million private funds were raised. I’d be surprised if the same donors that only chipped in $2 million came up with $5 million more in that short period.



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