Two of the station’s on-air staff, Jim Riek and Rosie Newberry, each won awards in addition to the two awarded to the station.
Nearly 25 percent of the cuts will come from the Division of Student Affairs.
After a report in April concluded that MU did not properly follow Title IX guidelines, Loftin acknowledged the need for improvements.
Burns-Wallace hopes to assess and reduce gaps in MU’s student resources.
Hiring John Boyer, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, has improved MU’s membership standing score in the AAU by 12.5 percent.
Burnett will start begin his new post effective Aug. 1 with a starting salary of $300,000.
The FY2015 operating budget of approximately $1.2 billion and features up to 3 percent in salary increases across the four campuses.
Bob Schwartz will step in as interim dean while the national search for the permanent dean takes place.
Renovations in Jesse and Swallow halls are projected to be completed by April 2015 and February 2016, respectively.
Director Mark Lucas said the center’s “unprecedented” structure and recent national scrutiny regarding Title IX influenced the decision.