Laramie, WY – On the same week University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan announced the school would not create a policy to screen controversial speakers the U-W Board of Trustees extended Buchanan's contract by two years. This means he would serve until at least 2014. The extension does not include a raise, but Buchanan says he did not want one.
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo – Grand Teton National Park officials say a female black bear cub has been hit and killed by a car.
Park officials say the cub was killed Wednesday night when it was following its mother and a sibling across the road. They say the driver, a Moran resident, told a ranger he swerved to avoid the bears but struck the last one.
Officials say the driver called in the incident and waited for the ranger to arrive.
University of Wyoming Declines Adopting Speaker Policy
Wyoming – This week University of Wyoming president Tom Buchanan was emphatic when he declared the university will not create a speakers' policy. The policy could have set up a process to review speakers invited to campus. Renny MacKay reports.
A conversation with the University of Wyoming College of Business Dean Brent Hathaway.
Wyoming – The College of Business opened the doors to its new facility this semester. The eco-friendly building is very high tech and focuses on enhancing the student experience. Dean Brent Hathaway discusses what the building will mean with Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck.
Superintendent Jim McBride Discusses Recently Released Education Summary
Wyoming – The current State Superintendent, Jim McBride, is in his last months in office. One of the things McBride did during his administration is start sending out a packet of information on schools every year. It's kind of a report card and a newsletter, with facts on each district. He Speaks with Renny MacKay
Wyoming – In several Wyoming communities there has been significant growth in the Hispanic population. This has meant changes in the dynamics for Wyoming schools too. Some of the thanks traces back to the 1940s when federal judges in California ruled that the state could not segregate Latinos. She speaks with Renny MacKay.