Although women comprise about 51 percent of Missouri’s population, they are the minority in most state leadership positions.
Kitchen manager Jamie Davis: “We were just focusing more on getting back on our feet and not staying down, not letting the community see us down.”
Race Matters, Friends President Traci Wilson-Kleekamp: “They are simply, in my opinion, resisting being held accountable by doing piecemeal things and window dressing.”
UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton and MU College of Engineering Dean Elizabeth Loboa will lead the search to fill the position, which has been held by an interim for 13 months.
Justin Kirk, executive director of Delta Upsilon International Fraternity: “Unfortunately, repeated failure to meet [our fraternity’s] standards led to this tough decision.”
This semester, nearly 25 percent fewer freshmen moved into residence halls than anticipated.
While state law has put significant limits on MU's in-state tuition and mandatory fee hikes in recent years, unregulated supplemental fees have skyrocketed.
The election also fixed a scheduling error with the student government’s presidential election and inauguration dates.
Freshman Adam Treutelaar: “Sandy puts a smile on my face every time I go to Plaza, and I'm sure she makes her grandkids even happier. The least I can do is spend as much as I'd spend on a meal swipe to help her do that.”
The resolution created a subcommittee to go over the body’s governing documents, signed the “It’s On Us” pledge and added two governments to the council.