Campus Profile: Montana State University
Montana State University is a public university in Bozeman. Around 13,287 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.
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Montana State University (MSU) is a public university in Bozeman. Around 13,287 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.
Official Political Student Organizations:
Students for Life
Young Americans for Liberty
Campus Climate Coalition
Diversity & Inclusion Student Commons
Queer Straight Alliance
Students for Choice
Sunrise Movement at MSU
Young Progressive Federation
Waded Cruzado, President
Montana University System Board of Regents
OpenSecrets Data on Montana State University Employee Political Donations:
In the 2020 election cycle, 89.99% of MSU employee donations went to Democratic candidates in federal elections, while 10.01% of donations went to Republican candidates, according to data from OpenSecrets.
Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression Rating:
MSU has been given a yellow light speech code. According to FIRE, this is due to “at least one university ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application.” FIRE also notes that a yellow light policy at a public institution is unconstitutional.
MSU is NOT requiring a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students and employees.
Campus Reform stories about Montana State University:
Students at Montana State University were blocked by police officers and prevented from delivering a petition to the president on September 24. The petition, created by Dylan Dean, a self-described current president of MSU’s Young Americans for Liberty chapter, calls on MSU’s President Waded Cruzado to “revoke her mask mandate policy.”