University of Montana
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The University of Montana (UM), a public unit of the Montana University System, is a state university with its main campus in Missoula, Montana. Renowned as ďa city within a city,Ē the university strives to provide customized education and training for professional careers. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University-Intensive institution.
The University of Montana is a state-supported, coeducational institution, chartered in 1893. Later in 1913, by the formation of the Montana University System, the name was changed to State University of Montana. In 1935, it was renamed Montana State University, which in 1965 changed back to University of Montana.
Currently, UM includes four affiliated campuses: Helena College of Technology, Missoula College of Technology, Western Montana College in Dillon, and Montana Tech in Butte.
Accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges, UM serves as state's leading liberal arts institution. The university encompasses three colleges ó arts and sciences, forestry and conservation, and technology, and six schools ó journalism, law, business, education, pharmacy, and the fine arts. Through these academic units, UM offers associateís, bachelorís, masterís, first professional and doctoral degrees, and technical certificates. Fully accredited online courses are also imparted.
UM stands on a 200-acre campus, located at the base of Mount Sentinel and adjacent to Clark Fork River. It includes a 23,088-seat football stadium; 62 buildings; golf course; swimming pool; and soccer, softball and track fields. Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library ó UMís main library, holds more than 1.4 million books and periodicals. It provides access to its seven affiliated libraries.
Historical Maps of Montana
† Title/Description: † Rand mcNally's New Map of Montana † Publication Info: † Chicago: Rand McNally & Co., 1914; from Rand McNally's Bankers' Directory and List of Attorneys † Date: † 1914 † Scale: † 1:3,060,000 † Original Source: † Courtesy of ...
American Civil Liberties Union : Snetsinger v. Montana University Case Profile
... whose members include employees and domestic partners of employees of the University of Montana System. The lawsuit charged that it was unconstitutional to deny same-sex couples access to health insurance, disability cUniversity of Montana System. The lawsuit charged that it was unconstitutional to deny same-sex couples access to health insurance, disability coverage and other ...
Historical Quadrangles of Montana
... 1960 1:62,500 Wayne Creek † 1903 1905 1:62,500 West Butte † 1945 1:62,500 West Yellowstone † 1958 1:62,500 Wolf Point † 1916 1:62,500 Yantic † 1904 1:62,500 © 2006 University of Alabama To purchase map reproductions, submit a quote request.