UMW News BureauCopper Spring Ranch of Bozeman, Mont. recently made a generous donation to the UMW Foundation and rodeo team. By Wally Feldt Copper Spring Ranch of Bozeman, Mont. recently made a generous donation to the UMW Foundation and rodeo team. A joint statement from Copper Spring Ranch owners Karen & Klein Gilhousen and general managers Sandie & Gary Metcalf explains the motives behind their donation. “Copper Spring Ranch feels that Montana Western’s progressive rodeo program teaches success by requiring the student athletes to participate in all aspects of their sport from fundraising to organization and production. We believe that by supporting this type of rodeo program we are helping to give students the experience and tools to excel in their chosen careers and to make them excellent employees.”
The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.