State education policy officials include the following:
Clayton Christian, Commissioner of Higher Education
Waded Cruzado, President of the Montana State University
Royce Engstrom, President of the University of Montana
State Attainment Goal: Increase the number of Montanans with higher education credentials to 60% by 2020. Learn more about how states can “Set An Attainment Goal.” Also, find out more about Montana’s attainment goal and see other states’ attainment goals.
Montana has set a goal to reach a target of 70 percent (68 percent budgeted for 2011) of expenditures spent on instruction, academic support and student services. Learn more about how states Reach a Consensus on Needed Financial Resources.