Montana State University Billings is considering how best to spend a one-time injection of 760-thousand dollars.
Chancellor Mark Nook told a gathering of faculty and staff there will not be a spending spree. Rather, he says this money will be for recruiting and retaining students to MSUB and City College.
“Right now we’ve got to stay focused on how do we recruit students for the fall,” Nook says. Last Fall, MSUB saw a drop in enrollment for the fourth straight year. Because state funding depends full-time equivalent students, the campus took a financial hit.