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Curators discuss university leadership, alternative revenue

By Esther Seawell and Taylor Blatchford | Dec. 12, 2014

The board elected a new chairman for 2015.

Curators discuss tuition increase, new programs

By Esther Seawell and Taylor Blatchford | Dec. 11, 2014

Tuition is expected to increase between 1.8 to 3 percent across the system.

Editorial: State must fund critical MU renovations

With three buildings in need of extensive repairs, state funding is imperative in putting the projects in motion.

In Print: Professor sues MU officials over denial of tenure

By Annabel Ames | Sept. 30, 2014

Kesler claims he was never provided a reason for the decision, despite multiple requests.

UM System announces new Title IX changes

By Covey Eonyak Son | Sept. 23, 2014 | Updated Sept. 23, 2014 at 3:28 p.m.

New policies require everyone on campus to report any incidents of sexual misconduct.

Mulligan hired as new UM System chief of staff

By Isabella Alves | Sept. 22, 2014

Mulligan will receive a starting salary of $165,000 in her new position.

UM Board of Curators approves contract extension for President Wolfe

By Clarissa Buch | Aug. 20, 2014

The extension will keep President Wolfe in office through June 30, 2018.

MU Libraries receive $400,000 grant for damaged book recovery

By Clarissa Buch | July 24, 2014

About 500,000 of the 600,000 damaged books will be saved.

Loftin provides strategic plan updates to UM Curators

By Covey Eonyak Son | June 20, 2014

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.

UM System hires a new chief financial officer

By Covey Eonyak Son | June 20, 2014

Burnett will start begin his new post effective Aug. 1 with a starting salary of $300,000.

UM System Curators approve amendment to non-discrimination policy, fiscal year 2015 budget

By Covey Eonyak Son | June 19, 2014

The FY2015 operating budget of approximately $1.2 billion and features up to 3 percent in salary increases across the four campuses.

UM Curators deny allegations in wrongful death suit

By Covey Eonyak Son | May 27, 2014

The Curators claim the Missouri Firefighter’s Rule exempts them from liability.

Curators approve refinancing deal to save on existing debt

By Covey Eonyak Son | May 1, 2014

The deal could potentially generate between $15-20 million that would be used for “critical maintenance and repair projects” on the four campuses.

UM System hires law firm to assess campus resources

By Katie Pohlman | April 20, 2014

The National Center for Higher Education Risk Management will provide a third-party perspective.

Independent counsel report ties MU failure to clarify Title IX reporting policies to Courey’s death

By Crystal Duan | April 12, 2014

The firm attempted to identify university reporting procedures that would have been relevant to the allegations at the time, and found there were no explicit instructions.

UWire: Board of Curators passes amendment for eLearning program fee flexibility

Posted to UWire by Crystal Duan on April 11, 2014 at 3:25 p.m.

The UM System Board of Curators proposed to allow campus eLearning program fee flexibility and had a preliminary review of the fiscal year 2015 budget on Thursday. UM System Vice President Hank Foley proposed revisions to the rules and regulations regarding eLearning fees to allow fluctuation for nonresident undergraduate rates ...

Family files wrongful death lawsuit against UM Curators

By Covey Eonyak Son | April 7, 2014

Britt died when a University Village balcony collapsed in February.

Inspection of MU facilities extends beyond campus

Inspection of MU facilities extends beyond campus

By Crystal Duan | Feb. 25, 2014

MU owns 250 buildings both in Columbia and around the state.

Board of Curators assign investigation to Dowd Bennett Law firm

By Katie Pohlman | Feb. 14, 2014

The firm will have a team of attorneys working on the case and will present its findings in April.

In Print: Senate Committee rejects Nixon’s Board of Curators appointment

By Jessica Karins | Feb. 12, 2014

Ponder could be appointed again in the future.

Board of Curators discusses renovations to facilities, sexual assault

By Crystal Duan | Jan. 31, 2014

Wolfe thanked the chancellors in advance for reviewing campus policies regarding sexual assault and mental health services.

Board of Curators votes to hire independent attorney to investigate MU’s reaction to Sasha Menu Courey case

Board of Curators votes to hire independent attorney to investigate MU’s reaction to Sasha Menu Courey case

By Katie Pohlman | Jan. 30, 2014

The deadline for the investigation is April 11, the board’s next meeting.

UWire: Board of Curators votes to increase non-resident undergraduate tuition, freeze it for residents

Posted to UWire by Crystal Duan on Jan. 29, 2014 at 8:40 p.m.

UM System Board of Curators voted to freeze ungraduate resident tuition while raising non-resident tuition by 3 percent for fiscal year 2015. The vote was made during the board’s Jan. 29 meeting. For graduate students in the schools of Law and Medicine, the rates for residents and non-residents alike ...

UM president recommends hiring independent attorney to investigate MU’s response to Menu Courey case

By Katie Pohlman | Jan. 29, 2014 | Updated Jan. 30, 2014 at 1:23 p.m.

Wolfe will also be working with campus chancellors to improve how universities deal with mental health, sexual assault.

Board of Curators plans to propose tuition increase for non-residents

By Covey Eonyak Son and Crystal Duan | Dec. 1, 2013

Tuition of undergraduate and graduate students would be raised 3 percent in FY 2015.

Curators approve new form of funding for system projects

By Covey Eonyak Son | Oct. 23, 2013

The resolution seeks the acquisition of $150 million in new money.

In Print: ASUM-backed initiative could give students a seat on the Board of Curators

By Daniel Henderson and Joe Clougher | Oct. 15, 2013

If it passes through the petition process, the initiative will be on the 2014 ballot.

First Board of Curators meeting discussed university renovations and financial change

By Crystal Duan | Sept. 17, 2013

Deaton said the university spends its own resources to provide $55 million annually in work support to MU students.

On Campus: Board of Curators to convene Thursday

Posted to On Campus by Crystal Duan on Sept. 12, 2013 at 12:35 p.m.

The first UM System Board of Curators meeting of the Fall 2013 semester will cover topics from investments to reports from the system president. Several sessions will take place Sept. 12-13. During the meeting, the finance committee will give overviews of UM investment and optimization strategies. The board will also ...

On Campus: Board of Curators discuss funding requests, restrictions

Posted to On Campus by Ria Knapp on July 19, 2013 at 10:27 p.m.

The UM Board of Curators unanimously voted in favor of the fiscal 2015 State Capital Appropriations Request in its July 19 meeting. The funding request, brought in front of the board by Financial Committee Chairman Don Downing, will now be submitted to the Department of Higher Education. UM System is ...

Curators review preliminary budget, prepare statements about institutions’ future

By Nassim Benchaabane | April 12, 2013

The UM System Board of Curators convened in the Havener Center at the Missouri University of Science and Technology on Thursday. The governing body of the university system reviewed preliminary budget reports for the fiscal year 2014. Preliminary budget predictions assume state funding will account for 14 percent of the ...

In Print: National Council on Teacher Quality sues Board of Curators

By Jill Deutsch | Jan. 25, 2013

The lawsuit could help MSA create a syllabus archive.

MU graduates Goode, Downing, to chair UM Board of Curators

By Claire Boston | Jan. 1, 2013

Goode is an MU grad and served over forty years in the state legislature.

Curators hear health care updates, talk from Arizona State's president

By Jack Howland and Savannah Kannberg | Sept. 14, 2012

"it's not about who you exclude — it's about who you include," ASU's president said.

Editorial: UM System mismanages press discussion

Since announcing plans to phase out the University of Missouri Press in May, UM System President Tim Wolfe has faced backlash for his plan to dismantle the publishing sector of the UM System. Months after Wolfe made the decision to cut the press and the Board of Curators approved it ...

On Campus: UM System announces press changes

Posted to On Campus by Hunter Woodall on July 16, 2012 at 12:54 p.m.

The UM System published a press release yesterday announcing a "reimagined" UM Press system. In May, plans were announced to phase out the press starting in July. The move raised controversy both locally and nationally, with supports of the Press protesting at the June Board of Curators meeting. “This new ...

Live Blog: June 2012 Board of Curators Meeting: Curators approve new student housing project

Posted to Live Blog: June 2012 Board of Curators Meeting by Hunter Woodall on June 26, 2012 at 5:29 p.m.

A new student housing project was approved by the Board of Curators Tuesday. The new residence hall, tentatively named Virginia Avenue South, is budget at $28.4 million and is planned to be ready by the fall of 2015. Stay with The Maneater for further updates about the new project.

Live Blog: June 2012 Board of Curators Meeting: Curators discuss FY2013 budget

Posted to Live Blog: June 2012 Board of Curators Meeting by Hunter Woodall on June 26, 2012 at 3:26 p.m.

The UM System Board of Curators reviewed its FY 2013 budget Tuesday. According to the meeting, the FY2013 operating budget is more than 3.6 percent higher than the FY2012 level. The curators also discussed ways to help keep the budget balanced in 2013. This included ways to balance $35 ...

Live Blog: June 2012 Board of Curators Meeting: Jazz Degree proposed, Emergency Preparedness Assessment discussed

Posted to Live Blog: June 2012 Board of Curators Meeting by Hunter Woodall on June 26, 2012 at 2:21 p.m.

The UM system Board of Curators also discussed today the results of an internal Emergency Preparedness Assessment audit. The audit revealed there needs to be a more thorough alignment for the emergency preparedness between all of the campuses in the UM system. The curators discussed the possibility of having a ...

Live Blog: June 2012 Board of Curators Meeting: Curators meeting begins, protest to take place outside of meeting

Posted to Live Blog: June 2012 Board of Curators Meeting by Hunter Woodall on June 26, 2012 at 1:52 p.m.

The UM System Board of Curators began itsfirst session of a two-day set of meetings by discussing retirement plans for new and old employees. A planned protest by supporters of the Missouri Press is taking place outside of the meeting. The UM System announced May 24 the press would be ...

Mizzou Athletics announces major facility upgrade plan

Mizzou Athletics announces major facility upgrade plan

By Seth Boster | June 26, 2012

The $200 million plan was jump-started after the department received the second-largest single donation in MU history.

Sports Blog: Athletic department to propose details into facility upgrades

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on June 25, 2012 at 4:40 p.m.

Details into the University of Missouri’s expected facility upgrades following the school’s acceptance into the lucrative Southeastern Conference will be presented to the UM Board of Curators during Tuesday’s meeting in Columbia. A Board of Curators document states the athletic department is devoting $72 million to the ...

In Print: UM System moves forward with endowed scholarships

By Hunter Woodall | April 6, 2012

Lottery funds leveraged by Gov. Jay Nixon will help fund the scholarships.

In Print: Students discuss impact of tuition increase

By Taylor Irwin | Feb. 24, 2012

Even with the increase, MU still must deal with a $47.1 million budget gap.

Curators meet in Kansas City, discuss online learning

In Print: Curators meet in Kansas City, discuss online learning

By Taylor Irwin | Feb. 3, 2012

The meeting was the first time the curators had met since Gov. Jay Nixon proposed cuts to higher education.

In Print: State Senate confirms new Curator

By Taylor Irwin | Jan. 27, 2012

Pam Henrickon was appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon last August.

In Print: Former Board of Curators Chairwoman Judith Haggard resigns

By Taylor Irwin | Jan. 24, 2012

Haggard served as chairwoman of the UM System Board of Curators in 2010.

In Print: Proposed bill could help Board of Curators give more grant money

By Amanda Svoboda | Jan. 20, 2012

Both of the bill’s sponsors said it could give more money for medical research.

On Campus: Board of Curators announces conference realignment, presidential search plans

Posted to On Campus by Caitlin Holland on Oct. 21, 2011 at 2:48 p.m.

The UM System Board of Curators assigned Chancellor Brady Deaton the responsibility of negotiating conference realignment contracts in a meeting Friday at UM-Kansas City. "The next step will be final resolution of the question," board chairman Warren Erdman said in a news conference following the board’s closed session. Erdman ...

Board of Curators approves retirement plan

In Print: Board of Curators approves retirement plan

By Caitlin Holland | Oct. 21, 2011

The new retirement plan splits employee benefits into defined benefit and defined contribution segments.

In Print: Missouri open to leaving Big 12

By Pat Iversen | Oct. 7, 2011

With the SEC seemingly in mind, MU is preparing to cut ties with its current conference.

On Campus: Deaton to examine conference affiliation options

Posted to On Campus by Caitlin Holland on Oct. 4, 2011 at 7:58 p.m.

The UM System Board of Curators unanimously granted Chancellor Brady Deaton power to examine options for conference affiliation in a meeting Tuesday evening. “Now is the time to explore our options to fully understand where we are before locking into a long-term commitment with the Big 12,” UM Interim President ...

In Print: Administrators keep lips sealed on UM System presidential search

By Caitlin Holland | Oct. 4, 2011

The committee is still considering recommendations for the position.

In Print: Two recent appointees bring more diversity to Board of Curators

By Caitlin Holland | Aug. 23, 2011

Pamela Henrickson, who was appointed Friday, will serve as the board’s second female member.

On Campus: Nixon appoints Pamela Henrickson to fill final seat on Board of Curators

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Aug. 19, 2011 at 3:10 p.m.

Gov. Jay Nixon appointed Jefferson City lawyer Pam Henrickson to fill the ninth and final seat on the Board of Curators. "I am pleased to appoint Pam Henrickson to this important board that guides the University of Missouri System," Nixon said in a news release. "The board faces many crucial ...

On Campus: Board of Curators to meet, discuss residence hall renovations

Posted to On Campus by Caitlin Holland on Aug. 19, 2011 at 8:34 a.m.

The UM System Board of Curators will meet Aug. 19 and 20 to discuss projects including renovations to Johnston and Wolpers residence halls. Other items on the agenda include a debt financing approval for the Student Success Center at UM – Kansas City and the selection of Global Equity Managers for ...

Board of Curators approve two appropriation requests for 2013

By Caitlin Holland | July 22, 2011

More than $1 billion was requested from the state to fund projects, many of which have gone unfunded in the past.

Enterprise Investment Program bares the brunt of state cuts

In Print: Enterprise Investment Program bares the brunt of state cuts

By Taylor Fox | July 6, 2011

Enrollment won’t be capped in the foreseeable future, though it’s not out of the picture.

Curators meet to address budget reduction, retirement benefits

By Jimmy Hibsch | June 18, 2011

The UM System is considering capping enrollment.

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Board bids Russell farewell as he takes office as commissioner of higher education

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 17, 2011 at 11:53 a.m.

After serving as Coordinating Board of Higher Education interim commissioner since July 1, David Russell was named the new commissioner of higher education in December. “Higher education is the foundation for a prosperous state and enlightened society,” Russell said in a press release at the time. Prior to this, Russell ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Retiring Missouri S&T chancellor honored by board

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 17, 2011 at 11:41 a.m.

The Board of Curators took a moment to recognize the "fun-loving" Missouri University of Science and Technology Chancellor John Carney as he enters his retirement. Carney has served in his position since September 2005. He is credited with changing the university’s name from the University of Missouri – Rolla to ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: MU Health Care obtains funding to update patient scheduling and billing products

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 17, 2011 at 11:28 a.m.

MU Health Care’s request for approval on the sole-source contract with GE Healthcare, IIT to purchase an upgrade of its GE Centricity System was approved. The $555,369 contract will purchase updated patient scheduling and billing products. “These are critical business systems that ensure financial livelihood and success,” the ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Faculty salary pool to increase by 2 percent

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 17, 2011 at 11:24 a.m.

Despite some initial skeptism as to whether the UM System would be able to afford raising the faculty salary pool by 2 percent, the Board of Curators voted to in favor. This can be seen as a victory for Chancellor Brady Deaton, as he and Budget Director Tim Rooney told ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Retirement plan benefits to change after curator vote

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 17, 2011 at 11:19 a.m.

After brief discussion Thursday concerning changing the retirement benefits plan, the Board of Curators began preparing to make a final decision Friday. Board chairman Warren Erdman noted the UM System has been studying whether to implement a new policy for two years. The results of these studies showed that it ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Erdman focuses on Advancing Missouri campaign in report

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 17, 2011 at 9:04 a.m.

Chairman Warren Erdman began Friday's Board of Curators meeting with his board report, which mainly focused on the Advancing Missouri campaign. He said the campaign shows the state the importance of the UM System's work. "At a time of declining state support, we need people of Missouri to ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Audit Committee reviews the College of Education

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 16, 2011 at 3:45 p.m.

The Audit Committee shared its assessment of the College of Education. “The purpose of this audit was to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the College’s processes and controls and assess the College’s role in managing its distance education programs,” the report stated. There was improvement to be ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: UM System considers capping enrollment to address budget cuts

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 16, 2011 at 1:48 p.m.

Vice President for Finance and Administration Nikki Krawitz detailed the UM System’s budget for fiscal year 2012, specifically addressing how the System will respond to Jay Nixon’s 8.1 percent reduction in funding. For fiscal year 2012, the System is looking at a budget of approximately $2.7 ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Committee votes to increase faculty salary pool 2 percent

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 16, 2011 at 1:09 p.m.

The Compensation and Human Resources Committee voted to increase the salary pool by 2 percent. Gov. Jay Nixon’s recent cuts to the UM System were barely discussed. The entire Board of Curators will vote on the issue tomorrow.

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Retirement plan likely to change after two years of discussion

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 16, 2011 at 1:01 p.m.

The Compensation and Human Resources Committee voted to close the current retirement plan and begin looking toward creating a new plan. UM System Vice President of Human Resources Betsy Rodriguez addressed the board on this matter at Thursday’s meeting. Over the last two years, the Board of Curators has ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Owens addresses faculty on revamping retirement plan

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 16, 2011 at 12:21 p.m.

Interim UM System Steve Owens sent the following letter to university employees addressing the upcoming changes being made to the retirement plan: Dear university colleagues: The University of Missouri Board of Curators is expected to vote on changes to the UM retirement plan for new employees only at its regularly ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Hoskins appointed new Board of Curators assistant secretary

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 16, 2011 at 12:08 p.m.

Curator Judith Haggard moved a motion to change the title and responsibilities of Phillip Hoskins from Acting General Counsel to reflect his new position as assistant secretary to the UM System Board of Curators. The motion passed unanimously.

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Erdman 'enthusiastic' about presidential candidate pool's diversity

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 16, 2011 at 11:35 a.m.

After the Presidential Search Committee spent several hours in closed session to discuss the search for the next UM System President, committee chairman Warren Erdman took a moment to speak to the media about the search. He said more than 140 applicants have applied for the position, which is still ...

Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Curator Van Matre officially inducted to the Board of Curators

Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 16, 2011 at 7:37 a.m.

The UM System Board of Curators began its meeting Thursday officially inducting Craig Van Matre to the board. "I'm humbled and anxious," Van Matre said after his induction. Van Matre is a representative from Columbia and was appointed June 2. Gov. Jay Nixon has one more curator to appoint ...

On Campus: Columbia representative Van Matre confirmed to Board of Curators

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on June 2, 2011 at 11:07 a.m.

Gov. Jay Nixon approved Columbia representative Craig Van Matre to the Board of Curators on Thursday. Van Matre will serve on an interim basis until January, when Senate reconvenes. Check The Maneater's website later today for Van Matre's thoughts on his appointment.

Columbia representative Van Matre appointed to Board of Curators

Columbia representative Van Matre appointed to Board of Curators

By Jimmy Hibsch | June 2, 2011

He will serve on an interim basis until the Senate reconvenes in January.

On Campus: Curators standing and executive committees selected for 2011-2012 school year

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on May 21, 2011 at 12:48 p.m.

The UM System Board of Curators approved the following appointments to the executive and standing committees for 2011: Executive Committee Warren Erdman, Chairman David Bradley Don Downing Academic, Student and External Affairs Committee Judith Haggard, Chairwoman Wayne Goode Doug Russell (new curator to be determined) (New curator to be determined ...

Board of Curators convene in special meeting to orient new members

By Jimmy Hibsch | May 20, 2011

The board also voted to merge the Governance and Resources and Planning committees.

Nixon withdraws Columbia representative’s curator nomination

In Print: Nixon withdraws Columbia representative’s curator nomination

By Caitlin Swieca | May 6, 2011

Donald Cupps was approved by the Senate Gubernatorial Appointments Committee.

On Campus: Board of Curators discusses STEM courses

Posted to On Campus by Megan Hager on March 22, 2011 at 11:00 p.m.

The Board of Curators reconvened in Rolla to discuss bolstering the UM System’s science, technology, engineering and math courses Tuesday morning. “Today we’re going to focus on the many ways our campuses are advancing Missouri’s competiveness in the areas of science, technology, engineering, math and across our ...

On Campus: Curators approve presidential qualification statement

Posted to On Campus by Megan Hager on March 22, 2011 at 1:57 p.m.

The Board of Curators approved four new degrees for UM-Kansas City and a resolution to honor Kit Bond, among other action items brought before the full board Tuesday morning. The board approved four new degrees for UMKC. Their school will now offer a bachelor of health science, Master of Science ...

On Campus: Deaton gives Chancellor's Report

Posted to On Campus by Megan Hager on March 22, 2011 at 10:55 a.m.

Chancellor Brady Deaton spoke at the Board of Curators meeting Tuesday morning about MU’s part in advancement within science, technology, engineering and math courses. “We need to know the strengths of our campuses in undertaking this challenge,” Deaton said. Deaton said that STEM undergraduate enrollment has increased by 50 ...

Curators, Intercampus Student Council convene in Rolla

In Print: Curators, Intercampus Student Council convene in Rolla

By Jimmy Hibsch | March 22, 2011

ISC will submit three candidates for the next student curator to Gov. Jay Nixon.

Diversity course requirement gets green light from faculty

In Print: Diversity course requirement gets green light from faculty

By Megan Hager | March 18, 2011

The council also discussed the smoking policy and capstone requirements.

Deaton, curators speak out on search for next UM president

In Print: Deaton, curators speak out on search for next UM president

By Jimmy Hibsch | March 15, 2011

Five members of the public spoke at the forum.

UM System presidential search firm named

In Print: UM System presidential search firm named

By Jimmy Hibsch | March 8, 2011

The university will pay $120,000 for the firm's services.

Letter to the Editor: Understanding the Board of Curators

By Andrew Meyer, Associated Students of the University of Missouri Board Chairman, ajmpn7@mst.edu | Feb. 25, 2011

It was once a rumor for months. Murmurs of a tuition increase and an increase of fees spread across the media like wildfire. "The University of Missouri plans to raise tuition," they said. "Curators prepare for a hike in tuition." However, what many Missouri residents and students don't realize ...

City, State and Nation : Voting student curator denied by State House

Posted to City, State and Nation by Steven Dickherber on Feb. 16, 2011 at 12:40 p.m.

State Rep. Mary Still's proposed legislation to allow one student voting member on the UM System Board of Curators was denied Tuesday by a vote of 8-4. The proposal came about after Missouri lost a Congressional district. Instead of a voting student curator, the House passed a bill in ...

On Campus: Curators appoint Richards as UM System treasurer

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 31, 2011 at 2:50 p.m.

The UM System Board of Curators appointed Tom Richards to serve as treasurer of the System, effective Friday. Richards, who most recently served as the System's assistant controller, will work to provide operating leadership and strategic direction for the System's cash management, debt and banking relationships across the ...

Politics Watch: Nixon unhappy over UM System tuition hike

Posted to Politics Watch by Steven Dickherber on Jan. 29, 2011 at 1:38 p.m.

Following the UM System Board of Curators' decision to raise tuition by an average of 5.5 percent, Gov. Jay Nixon released a statement criticizing the decision. “This tuition proposal is well beyond the increase in the cost of living allowed by statute," Nixon said. "Universities should look first at ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Board of Curators meeting adjourned

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 28, 2011 at 11:52 a.m.

After approving increases on both tuition and course fees, the Board of Curators have gone into closed session, thus concluding the public session of its Jan. 27 and 28 meetings. This was the final board meeting in which curators Doug Russell, David Wasinger and John Carnahan will serve. Check the ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Board submits approval on having no more than two curators per congressional district

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 28, 2011 at 11:43 a.m.

Curator Judith Haggard recommended an approval on a proposal from Thursday that would submit the Board of Curators' support for a bill that would restrict having more than two curators per district. Her proposal passed unanimously.

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Amended course fee increases passed

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 28, 2011 at 11:39 a.m.

More controversial among the board was the decision to increase specific course fees, notably the College of Business’ suggested rise from $35.50 to $70, a 97 percent increase. After a few amendments, the board agreed in a 6-2 vote to pass a recommendation that increases fees half of the ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Curators pass tuition increase recommendation

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 28, 2011 at 11:11 a.m.

The Board of Curators passed the UM System's recommended tuition increase in a 5-3 vote. As a result, the average tuition and required fees increase across the four-campus System will be 5.5 percent. At MU, tuition and required fees will rise 5.8 percent. This amounts for an ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Thompson Center featured in ‘Advancing Missouri’ health video

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 28, 2011 at 9:21 a.m.

Friday’s Board of Curators meeting began by showcasing three initiatives within the UM System in advancing the health of Missourians, in the form of “Advancing Missouri” videos. MU’s Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders was featured, as was initiatives from UM — St. Louis and UM — Kansas City ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Presidential search website goes live

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 28, 2011 at 8:50 a.m.

This morning, the UM System made its website for its presidential search live. "As the chairman of the University of Missouri Board of Curators Presidential Search Committee, please know that we will do our best to find yet another outstanding leader for our university," Board of Curators chairman Warren Erdman ...

In Print: Curators support barring voting student curator

By Sally French | Jan. 28, 2011

Gov. Jay Nixon appointed three new curators in the past week.

In Print: Outside firm to aid search for UM president

By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 28, 2011

The UM system will also launch a website for interested candidates.

Curators approve 5.8% hike for tuition, fees

In Print: Curators approve 5.8% hike for tuition, fees

By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 28, 2011

The Board of Curators voted 5-3 in favor of the raise on Friday.

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Board moves into closed session

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 5:14 p.m.

The Board of Curators has moved into closed session, thus ending Thursday's public session. Stay with the Maneater tomorrow for the board's final decision on the impending tuition increase.

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Curators support amendment to kill debate over voting student curator

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 4:40 p.m.

The Board of Curators' Governance Committee moved a resolution to support an amendment to Section 172.030 of the Missouri Constitution, which would affect the board’s governance. Mike Thomson, R-Maryville, filed House Bill 174 in light of Missouri’s lost congressional district. Thomson’s bill would permit “at least ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Downing suggests capping average tuition and required fees increase at 5 percent

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 2:59 p.m.

Curator Don Downing is expressing his discontent with raising tuition and required fees more than an average of 5 percent and course fees more than an average 9 percent. "I think that the people in Jefferson City are watching us very, very carefully," Downing said. He said he fears that ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Increases in tuition, course fees will offset funding gap

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 2:39 p.m.

Vice President of Finance and Administration Nikki Krawitz said that the UM System will see a mandatory cost increase of $71.7 million. Revenue increases, cuts and efficiencies will close the gap by $25.7 million, but the impact of the 7 percent cut in state appropriations will widen it ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Business course fees recommended to increase, met with slight board reluctance

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 2:06 p.m.

For the first time in Thursday’s Board of Curators meeting, members responded to a UM System proposal with reluctance. The topic in question is the special changes in supplemental course fees at MU. The System is suggesting the College of Business increases its average undergraduate fees from $34.50 ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Campuses offer to put 20 percent of increased tuition toward aid

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 1:44 p.m.

In order to continue giving needier students a better opportunity to attend UM System schools, the four campuses said they plan to put 20 percent of the funds they garner from the tuition and required fees increase toward increased grant aid. At MU specifically, about 46.1 percent of the ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: UM System recommends tuition and required fees increase of 5.8 percent

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 1:23 p.m.

The UM System followed through on an announcement on Tuesday, where it said it would recommend raising tuition and required fees at MU by 5.8 percent. Vice President of Finance and Administration Nikki Krawitz said the System stands to sacrifice quality if it does not implement this increase. This ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Curators with students attending UM System institutions can still vote on tuition

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 1:10 p.m.

The Board of Curators passed an amendment allowing curators with students who attend UM System institutions to still vote on tuition. Endorsed by Interim President Steve Owens, the amendment was made to the Collected Rules and Regulations. The regulations are as follows: For purposes of interpreting and applying the provisions ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Haggard appointed to chair of two committees

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 1:04 p.m.

Curator Judith Haggard was appointed chair of the Academic, Student and External Affairs and Governance committees. She will serve in these positions until appointments to the board’s Executive and Standing committees are made and approved for 2011. Chairman Warren Erdman said traditionally the last chair of the board goes ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Presidential search committee to hire search firm

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 10:53 a.m.

The UM System Board of Curators began its meeting Thursday at MU discussing the search for the next System President. Dialogue mostly concerned whether to hire a search firm, something that has been done in many past searches. The board approved the hiring of a presidential search firm, as well ...

Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting

Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Zach Toombs on Jan. 26, 2011 at 5:30 p.m.

Follow The Maneater's coverage as the UM System Board of Curators meets at MU on Thursday and Friday. The board is the governing body of the four-campus university system, which includes MU, UM-Kansas City, UM-St. Louis and Missouri University of Science and Technology.

On Campus: Nixon makes third nomination to UM System Board of Curators

Posted to On Campus by Travis Cornejo on Jan. 26, 2011 at 1:34 p.m.

Gov. Jay Nixon announced his nomination of Craig Van Matre to the UM System Board of Curators on Wednesday. This is Nixon’s third nomination this week. "Craig Van Matre has long provided valuable counsel to leading citizens of mid-Missouri and is very well-respected in the legal, business and education ...

On Campus: Nixon picks southwest Missouri attorney for Board of Curators

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 26, 2011 at 12:10 p.m.

For the second consecutive day, Gov. Jay Nixon has announced an appointment to the UM system Board of Curators. Wednesday's nomination saw Nixon tap Donald L. Cupps, of Cassville. Often representing farmers in southwest Missouri, Cupps works at the law firm of Ellis, Cupps and Cole. He is a ...

On Campus: UM system to recommend 5.8 percent increase at MU for tuition and required fees

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 25, 2011 at 3:55 p.m.

The UM system will recommend the Board of Curators raise tuition and required fees 5.8 percent at MU for the 2011-2012 school year. This raise will affect in-state undergraduate students. Fees are being decoupled for the first time across the four-campus system, and the average suggested increase is 5 ...

On Campus: Nixon picks St. Louis businessman as new UM system curator

Posted to On Campus by Travis Cornejo on Jan. 25, 2011 at 12:29 p.m.

Gov. Jay Nixon tapped St. Louis businessman David Steward to replace outgoing Curator David Wasinger, of the 2nd Congressional District, on Tuesday. Steward’s term would end Jan. 1, 2017, and the nomination is subject to confirmation by the Missouri State Senate. "David Steward is one of this country's ...

In Print: Curators' decision on tuition increase comes Friday

By Allison Prang | Jan. 25, 2011

The UM System vice president for finance says a "single digit" tuition increase is the goal.

In Print: Who will be next UM president? It’s all speculation

By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 25, 2011

The curators’ search for the next UM system president starts Thursday.

Tuition increase looms as Nixon proposes 7% cut to UM funding

In Print: Tuition increase looms as Nixon proposes 7% cut to UM funding

By Steven Dickherber | Jan. 21, 2011

The UM system Board of Curators will vote on tuition rates next week.

City, State and Nation : Nixon proposes plan for 7 percent cut in UM system funding

Posted to City, State and Nation by Zach Toombs on Jan. 19, 2011 at 7:40 p.m.

Gov. Jay Nixon proposed a 7 percent cut to UM system funding Wednesday along with $206 million in cuts to state government departments. Nixon's plan for next year's budget was revealed as part of his 2011 State of the State address. According to the budget plan, Nixon will ...

On Campus: Search committee for next UM System president will begin later this month

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 14, 2011 at 1:23 p.m.

At the conclusion of Friday’s special Board of Curators meeting, chairman Warren Erdman announced the search committee for the next UM System president will hold its first meeting at 10 a.m. on Jan. 27. “That is a little earlier than we had planned, but search takes a little ...

Curators: Tuition increase unavoidable

By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 14, 2011

The final decision on a tuition increase will be made at the Jan. 27 meeting at MU.

On Campus: UM system President Gary Forsee steps down

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 7, 2011 at 11:32 a.m.

Gary Forsee e-mailed his colleagues Friday to inform them of his decision to resign from his position as president of the UM system. A cancer diagnosis for Forsee's wife, Sherry, caused Forsee to take leave from the system early last month. His decision stems from his desire to spend ...

Forsee resigns as UM System president

By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 7, 2011

Curators say the search for the university's 23rd president begins immediately.

Lost congressional district for Missouri to affect UM system governance

By Allison Prang | Dec. 23, 2010

Missouri state law states that one member of the Board of Curators should come from each congressional district.

MU officials consider effects of possible tuition hike

MU officials consider effects of possible tuition hike

By Jimmy Hibsch | Dec. 15, 2010

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies Jim Spain said tuition could rise by as much as nine percent.

In Print: Curators, student leaders meet

By Zachary Murdock | Dec. 10, 2010

Gov. Jay Nixon will appoint four new curators in 2011.

On Campus: Curators approve the issuing of bonds for campus projects

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Dec. 8, 2010 at 3:53 p.m.

In a teleconference meeting Wednesday, the UM system Board of Curators approved $252.3 million in bonds to fund several projects spanning across its four campuses. Specifically to MU's campus, the approval will assist the renovations to Mark Twain residence hall, the east campus chiller plant and for a ...

 Forsee to take leave of absence from UM system presidency

In Print: Forsee to take leave of absence from UM system presidency

By Travis Cornejo | Dec. 3, 2010

His duties will be delegated among chancellors, vice presidents and the UM system general counsel.

Curators approve $265 million in bonds for campus projects

By Jimmy Hibsch | Nov. 22, 2010

The renovation of Mark Twain residence hall was included in the list of projects.

School of Music seeks funding for new performance space

In Print: School of Music seeks funding for new performance space

By Kari Paul | Nov. 16, 2010

The proposed building would be at the intersection of Hitt Street and University Avenue.

Retirement plans still up for debate for curators

In Print: Retirement plans still up for debate for curators

By Kaitlyn Gibson and Travis Cornejo | Nov. 2, 2010

The UM system Board of Curators will decide on a new employee benefits system in December.

In Print: Curators discuss Law school rankings drop

By Michelle Gao | Oct. 1, 2010

The school has made changes to career services for students.

In Print: Forsee suggests tuition increase for 2012-13 academic year

By Zachary Murdock | Sept. 28, 2010

The UM system president addressed the Board of Curators on Friday.

Live blog: September 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Student leaders address Board of Curators

Posted to Live blog: September 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zachary Murdock on Sept. 24, 2010 at 11:17 a.m.

Student leaders from across the UM system attended this morning's UM system Board of Curators meeting in Springfield, MO. Student government leaders from MU and UM-St. Louis said they wanted to represent students at the meetings. Missouri Students Association President Tim Noce and MSA Director of Student Services Kaitlin ...

Live blog: September 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Board of Curators dicusses benefits and retirement plans

Posted to Live blog: September 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zachary Murdock on Sept. 24, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.

The UM system Board of Curators voted on action items at meetings this morning in Springfield, MO. The curators unanimously passed three amendments to the board rules and regulations pertaining to the official spoken title of members of the board. Curators anticipate a 15 percent increase in payment plan premiums ...

Live blog: September 2010 Board of Curators meeting: University of Missouri Health Care System presents anual report

Posted to Live blog: September 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zachary Murdock on Sept. 24, 2010 at 10:54 a.m.

Harold Wiliamson, vice chancellor of the MU Health Care System, presented the MU Health Care anual report to the UM system Board of Curators in Springfield, MO, this morning. Williamson highlighted the variety of grants awarded to the Health Care System, including four grants totaling more than $22.5 million ...

Live blog: September 2010 Board of Curators meeting: UM chancellors suggest tuition increases

Posted to Live blog: September 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zachary Murdock on Sept. 24, 2010 at 10:25 a.m.

Chancellor's from the UM system campuses addressed the UM system Board of Curators in Springfield, MO, this morning regarding the UM system's need to increase tuition across all four campuses. University of Missouri Science and Technology Chancellor John Carney expressed the universities need to increase tuition to meet ...

In Print: Board of Curators discusses employee benefits, retirement plan

By Jared Grafman | Sept. 24, 2010

The reform to health care law resulted in expansion of the UM system’s coverage.

Live blog: September 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Rodriguez presents retirement plan project

Posted to Live blog: September 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Jared Grafman on Sept. 23, 2010 at 2:05 p.m.

A retirement plan project update was presented by Betsy Rodriguez, UM system vice president for Human Relations, to the Compensation and Human Resources Committee Meeting of the Board of Curators on Thursday. The primary objective for the presentation Thursday was to present the updates made to the project and to ...

In Print: Teachers sue UM System for breach of contract

By Jimmy Hibsch | Sept. 3, 2010

Forty-five teachers were fired from MoVIP in 2009.

In Print: Student Center opens with provisional name

By Jared Grafman | Aug. 24, 2010

The UM system Board of Curators will make the decision to rename the center after a donor.

Curators seek $1.1 billion in state funding for 2012 fiscal year

By Jimmy Hibsch | July 31, 2010

The UM system will submit two requests of more than $500 million each in August.

On Campus: University Hospital to gain 72 private patient rooms

Posted to On Campus by Travis Cornejo on July 23, 2010 at 11:03 a.m.

The UM system Board of Curators approved the redesign schematic for the 6th and 7th floors of University Hospital. The floors, which housed the Children's Hospital before its relocation to the Columbia Regional Hospital campus, will be gutted to make way for 72 state-of-the-art private patient rooms. The existing ...

On Campus: Curators discuss retirement plan review project

Posted to On Campus by Travis Cornejo on July 23, 2010 at 10:45 a.m.

Betsy Rodriguez, UM system vice president of human resources, discussed updates on the retirement plan review project, at the UM system Board of Curators meeting. According to the presentation, the plan's mission is to develop a different way to provide pension benefits to UM system faculty and staff. Plan ...

In Print: Concern heightens for lack of faculty pay increases

By Jared Grafman | July 7, 2010

2010-11 will be the third consecutive year without salary increases for faculty.

On Campus: Deaton, curators remain 'optimistic' regarding Big 12's future, but take no action

Posted to On Campus by Zach Toombs on June 13, 2010 at 9:23 p.m.

Chancellor Brady Deaton said MU will continue its work to strengthen the Big 12, but has taken no definite action at the close of the UM system Board of Curators executive session. "There will be no action taken today," Deaton said. "This meeting was to go over the information we ...

On Campus: Curators enter special executive session

Posted to On Campus by Zach Toombs on June 13, 2010 at 8:17 p.m.

The UM system Board of Curators has convened behind closed doors for its special executive session amid uncertainty as to the Big 12's future. Two members, Bo Fraser and David Bradley, join Chancellor Brady Deaton in University Hall, communicating with other members of the board, Athletic Director Mike Alden ...

On Campus: Curators to meet in special session Sunday

Posted to On Campus by Zach Toombs on June 11, 2010 at 5:49 p.m.

After two days of meetings and amid speculation on MU's fate in the Big 12, the UM system Board of Curators announced it would be meeting in a special session at 8 p.m. Sunday. Some members of the board will join the meeting via conference call. Like the ...

Live blog: June 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Forsee, curators remain tight-lipped on conference realignment

Posted to Live blog: June 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Travis Cornejo on June 11, 2010 at 10:27 a.m.

UM system President Gary Forsee and Board of Curators Chairwoman Judith Haggard addressed conference realignment concerns at a news conference Friday after the curators' public meeting. Haggard said there has been no update in Big 10 discussions since Thursday. “Our people are doing their very best to represent the university ...

Live blog: June 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Curators pass 2011 budget without increases for faculty salaries

Posted to Live blog: June 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zach Toombs on June 11, 2010 at 9:34 a.m.

UM system faculty and staff will have to wait another year for increases in compensation. The Board of Curators passed the fiscal year 2011 budget, which lacks an increase in funding for faculty and staff salaries, with little discussion Friday morning. This will be the third consecutive year without increases ...

Live blog: June 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Forsee addresses budget cuts, faculty salaries

Posted to Live blog: June 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zach Toombs on June 11, 2010 at 8:34 a.m.

The UM system has reduced spending by 10 percent in the last ten months, UM system President Gary Forsee said at the Board of Curators meeting Friday morning. Forsee said this shows significant progress for necessary cutbacks across the university. "After two years of developing processes on our campuses for ...

Live blog: June 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Curators discuss budget, faculty compensation for 2011, 2012

Posted to Live blog: June 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zach Toombs on June 10, 2010 at 2:21 p.m.

The UM system Board of Curators debated asking the state to restore funding the university has lost in the last year due to cuts to Missouri's higher education budget during its finance committee meeting today. Appropriations from the state requested by the university for fiscal year 2011 are 30 ...

Live blog: June 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Curators convene behind closed doors, review state legislative session

Posted to Live blog: June 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zach Toombs on June 10, 2010 at 12:47 p.m.

Despite an ultimatum to MU from the Big 12 regarding the university's loyalty to the conference, possible conference movement isn't on the agenda for the UM system Board of Curators meetings today and Friday. The curators began today's meetings with an executive session behind closed doors and ...

Summer construction projects blanket campus

In Print: Summer construction projects blanket campus

By Megan Donohue | June 2, 2010

The installation of chilled water lines has closed Speakers Circle and several roads on campus.

In Print: Out-of-state tuition, course fees see increase

By Zachary Murdock | April 20, 2010

Chancellor Brady Deaton also reported to the board on MU's budget.

Latest entries in Live Blog: April 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Board of Curators passes out-of-state, graduate tuition increases

Posted to Latest entries in Live Blog: April 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zachary Murdock on April 16, 2010 at 11:15 a.m.

The UM system Board of Curators Finance Committee voted 7 to 1 Friday to raise tuition for out-of-state undergraduate students starting this summer. Curator Doug Russell was absent for the voting and Curator David Wasinger was the only dissenting vote. The raise will increase tuition across all four UM campuses ...

Latest entries in Live Blog: April 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Deaton addresses 2011 budget outlook

Posted to Latest entries in Live Blog: April 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zachary Murdock on April 16, 2010 at 10:26 a.m.

Chancellor Brady Deaton spoke to the UM system Board of Curators this morning regarding the state of MU’s budget and financial outlook. Deaton emphasized transparency and planning in this year’s budget, as well as MU’s long-term budget planning, with projections up to 20 years in the future ...

Latest entries in Live Blog: April 2010 Board of Curators meeting: Forsee focuses on future of UM system

Posted to Latest entries in Live Blog: April 2010 Board of Curators meeting by Zachary Murdock on April 16, 2010 at 9:49 a.m.

UM system President Gary Forsee spoke to the UM system Board of Curators this morning regarding improvements being made around the university and at MU. Forsee addressed issues facing the UM system budget, and said the focus of the system is on access and affordability to undergraduate students. “We want ...

Mo. Senate maintains tuition freeze

In Print: Mo. Senate maintains tuition freeze

By Will Guldin | April 16, 2010

The money for higher education will come from managed care providers.

In Print: Curators discuss out-of-state tuition increase

By Zachary Murdock | April 16, 2010

The board also saw results of the UM system employee benefits survey.

UM system proposes tuition increases

By Zach Toombs | April 14, 2010

The increases would apply to out-of-sate and graduate students.

In Print: Curators to discuss tuition rates

By Abbey Sussell | April 13, 2010

A $15 million budget cut could jeopardize the system's tuition freeze.

In Print: IncludeMe campaign continues push for non-discrimination

By Jessica Silverman | April 13, 2010

The campaign has not yet reached the UM system Board of Curators.

In Print: Curators could see same-sex partner benefits resolution

By Jared Grafman | March 12, 2010

The policy change would mostly involve medical and insurance coverage.

Still no vote for student representative on Board of Curators

In Print: Still no vote for student representative on Board of Curators

By Michael Sewall | March 5, 2010

Previous bills failed due to concerns about the students' ability.

UM system introduces color-coded progress chart

In Print: UM system introduces color-coded progress chart

By Krystin Arneson | Feb. 12, 2010

Initiatives' progress will be tracked by green, yellow and red dots.

University program uses $5 million to create jobs

By Michael Sewall | Jan. 29, 2010 | Updated Nov. 13, 2010 at 6:31 p.m.

Forsee revealed the program in his State of the University address.

In Print: Forsee, Deaton speak on university's future, fiscal issues

By Rachel Krause | Oct. 24, 2009

The Board of Curators also approved new degree programs in film and science.

On Campus: New student curator appointed

Posted to On Campus by Zach Toombs on June 5, 2009 at 2:10 p.m.

The UM system Board of Curators swore in Laura Confer, a junior at Missouri University of Science and Technology, as the new student curator at the board’s meeting Thursday. Confer was appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon and will replace Tony Luetkemeyer as the board’s student representative, a non-voting ...

Board swears in new student curator

By Zach Toombs | June 5, 2009

The curators also voted on legal services expansion and a new spending plan.

In Print: Mo. Senate fails to pass bill for voting student curator

By Josh Barone | March 5, 2009

The amendment was voted down 22-9 by the Senate on Wednesday.

Curators debate retirement issues

In Print: Curators debate retirement issues

By Andrea Kszystyniak and Zach Toombs | Feb. 5, 2009

A board committee initially approved an involuntary forlough program.