By Jackson Kinkead | Dec. 8, 2016
The honorees’ work covers a range of areas from plant genetics to specialized cardiology.
By Brendan Crowley | Oct. 26, 2016
The Faculty Council chairman said MU will see increased agitation for labor rights if faculty concerns are not addressed.
By Ayesha Vishnani | Sept. 19, 2016
The faculty fellows will work in three roles: faculty development, academic programs and academic personnel.
By Claire Mitzel | May 10, 2016
Associate professor of religious studies Rabia Gregory: “It’s important to stand with everyone on campus who keeps getting wronged by the Board of Curators and administration. All of us need to stand together. Injustice to one of us is injustice to all of
By Claire Mitzel | March 24, 2016
Interim Chancellor Hank Foley said at least 600 of the projected 1,500 fewer students for fall 2016 can be attributed to the events of last fall.
By Thomas Oide | March 15, 2016
Concerned Student 1950 member Maxwell Little: “We have to understand that this is mid-Missouri. This is ‘Little Dixie.’ So the first thing we have to do is eradicate that stigma of being ‘Little Dixie.’ That’s where you start at.”
By Taylor Blatchford | March 15, 2016 | Updated March 16, 2016 at 7:18 p.m.
Melissa Click: “I do appreciate the seriousness of this situation. I can, however, maintain that appreciation while expecting the University of Missouri to treat me fairly… and comply with the terms of the Rules and Regulations that govern my employment."
By Alyssa Bessasparis | March 5, 2016
In the absence of members of the MU community taking action, the Board of Curators felt it needed to do its own investigation, communication department Chairman Mitchell McKinney said.
By Hailey Stolze | Nov. 9, 2015
Faculty in support of Concerned Student 1950 are cancelling classes Monday and Tuesday to hold a “teach in.”
By Katherine Knott | Nov. 5, 2015
The English department took the vote Tuesday.
By Katie Pohlman | July 8, 2015
The class was opposed by student and community Jewish groups.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | July 8, 2015
The committee was conceived in January in response to student leaders’ Call for Action regarding campus climate and race relations.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | June 25, 2015
Floyd was the only system president to tour the campus in a wheelchair.
By Emma Diltz | April 28, 2015
As a MU as a hospitality management major in 2007, Friend became a member of True Tigers and the Alumni Association Student Board.
By Quinn Malloy | April 21, 2015
Faculty say the “culture of modesty” limits potential to win awards.
By Quinn Malloy | April 8, 2015
“This is a truly extraordinary opportunity for the university,” Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said.
The retirement of 110 tenured faculty provides MU a rare opportunity to rethink diversity and its priorities during the hiring process.
By Jared Kaufman | April 7, 2015
The religious studies professor brings students to Jordan every other year to learn hands-on about archaeology and the Middle East.
By Quinn Malloy | March 18, 2015
He said reactive measures are necessary in some cases, but the administration is taking some proactive steps as well.
By Taylor Blatchford | March 18, 2015
A council survey found faculty, on average, believe the raise process isn’t fair and does not improve faculty morale.
By Dun Li | March 17, 2015
From Cyprus to Missouri, Savvidou has a life-long commitment and passion for music.
By Hannah Black | March 17, 2015
Vom Saal has experienced harassment by chemical companies for his research into BPA.
By Stevie Myers | March 10, 2015
During her career with NASA, Godwin participated in four different missions into space.
By Emma Diltz | Feb. 24, 2015
Kelsey Hammond is also organizing the 2015 Women in the Arts gallery at the Craft Studio.
By Hannah Black | Feb. 24, 2015
Researchers hope the data presented in the book will be a tool for policymakers.
By Stevie Myers | Jan. 27, 2015
Wallace, an advisor in the School of Journalism, began identifying as transgender around age 27.
By Stevie Myers | Dec. 12, 2014
Cook said his goal is to build 100 schools in his lifetime.
By Taylor Ysteboe | Oct. 7, 2014
By writing and traveling, professor and writer Julija Šukys seeks to connect the past with the present.
By Marilyn Haigh | Sept. 30, 2014
Budds has been a professor at MU for 32 years.
By Stevie Myers | Sept. 30, 2014
A book launch for “The Empire Rolls” will be held in November.
By Emma Diltz | Sept. 16, 2014
The Tumblr blog, Academic Kindness, has been managed by Gregory for nearly a year.
By Stevie Myers | Sept. 9, 2014
Steffens, who earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana in 1978, is one of six journalism alumni to receive the award this year.
By Stevie Myers | Sept. 2, 2014
King’s interest in science stemmed from tinkering with toys as a child.
By Lydia Birt | Sept. 2, 2014
Nagel passed away Aug. 21 from skin cancer.
By Alease Lee | Aug. 26, 2014
Vice Chancellor Cathy Scroggs and others completed the challenge to raise awareness for ALS.
By Andrew Beasley | April 5, 2013
One award remains to be given to a yet announced recipient.
By Jack Howland | Nov. 9, 2012
The proposal involved the definition of faculty and the voting rights of non-tenure track staff.
By Ian Servantes | Oct. 25, 2011
His work has shown negative effects of having prostate-specific antigen-based screenings for prostate cancer.
By Caitlin Holland | Sept. 16, 2011
MU graduate Linda Godwin and her husband Steven Nagel integrate their space exploration experience in teaching.
By Katie Yaeger | Aug. 26, 2011
West will begin her position this semester.
By Katie Yaeger | July 12, 2011
A committee is now reviewing five internal applications for the position.
By Turner Johnson | May 18, 2011
MU held a reception for professors who wrote books this year and two nominees for the Professor of the Year award.
By Brandon Grammer | May 6, 2011
A retirement ceremony was held Thursday in the Reynolds Alumni Center.
Debate about the need for domestic partnership benefits for UM System employees is nothing new. The matter has been discussed for years here at MU, both at the student level and among faculty, and the implementation of such benefits at other universities has been on the rise. A petition in ...
By Megan Hager | April 19, 2011
The pilot program has been in place since 2008.
By Jimmy Hibsch | April 19, 2011
Chancellor Brady Deaton and Budget Director Tim Rooney said faculty salaries were their "No. 1 priority."
By Teddy Nykiel | April 5, 2011
Two more professors will receive awards later this week.
By Abigail Geiger | March 11, 2011
MU medical professors make up 19 of top 20 professors salaries.
By Stephanie Ebbs | Feb. 8, 2011
Faculty Council Chairwoman Leona Rubin says graduation dates will not change.
By Megan Hager | Dec. 10, 2010
We’ve all been there: venturing out in the blistering cold and trekking to the bookstore tents to sell our semester’s used (if at all) textbooks for a fraction of the price we bought them. Needless to say, it isn’t a generally pleasant experience, especially when one finds ...
By Caitlin Swieca | Nov. 30, 2010
The organization of professors points to chronic underfunding from the state as the core of the problem.
By Jimmy Hibsch | Nov. 22, 2010
Three Asian female students filed gender and race discrimination complaints.
By Stephanie Ebbs | Nov. 20, 2010
For the first time in weeks, possible cuts to 'low-producing' programs wasn't on the agenda.
By Stephanie Ebbs | Nov. 20, 2010
Decisions on which programs will be cut must be made before December 31.
By Stephanie Ebbs | Nov. 13, 2010
Faculty and administration would prefer to define programs as "small" rather than "low-producing".
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.
By Kaitlyn Gibson | Oct. 26, 2010
Kelley Stuck will fill the position Nov. 1.
By Megan Donohue | Oct. 22, 2010
The staff come from cities across the nation, including Chicago, St. Louis and New York.
By Zachary Murdock | Oct. 6, 2010
The MU budget will require tuition increases across the board.
By Allison Prang | Oct. 1, 2010
In 2009-10, 36 MU employees donated to Democratic candidates and one donated to Republicans.
By Allison Prang | Sept. 24, 2010
He was one of 10 recipients and the first at MU.
By Abby Spudich | Sept. 21, 2010
Economic turmoil could contribute to the decline in tenured professors.
By Zachary Murdock | Sept. 10, 2010
15 new underrepresented minority faculty members join MU staff this semester.
By Garrett Richie | Sept. 10, 2010
The event marked the 30th anniversary of the Women's and Gender Studies department.
The Texas A&M University System plans to make some changes to the way its professors are paid, according to a report from the Bryan-College Station Eagle. Using a cost-benefit analysis of their work, each faculty member is evaluated in three areas: salary, how much external research funding they received ...
By Jared Grafman | July 7, 2010
2010-11 will be the third consecutive year without salary increases for faculty.
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 ...
By Jared Grafman | May 4, 2010
MU ranked seventh for salaries among other Big 12 schools.