Regents tap one of their own for top spot
HELENA (AP) — The board that runs the state's colleges said Thursday that it is picking one of its own to replace the retiring higher education commissioner.
The Montana Board of Regents said current chairman Clayton Christian is the right choice to succeed Sheila Stearns, who announced her retirement this year after nine years in the position.
The board said in a release that Christian, a Missoula businessman, was recruited and recommended by the board's search consultant.
The board said it decided to make a quick decision Thursday after identifying Christian as a top candidate who ca...