By Brendan Crowley and Brooke Collier | Nov. 9, 2016
On the one-year anniversary of top administrator resignations, a look back at MU’s history of student activism.
By Sylvia Maehr | Nov. 9, 2016
Former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin: “If we do something which is too hurried and too shallow, it becomes something that won't be sustainable.”
By Olivia Garrett | Sept. 14, 2016
R. Bowen Loftin has experience in the field, having worked with agencies like NASA and the military to develop effective ways to train and educate.
By Megan Dollar | Sept. 3, 2016
While interim Chancellor Hank Foley and interim UM System President Mike Middleton make the same amount of money as those who came immediately before them, their contracts vary in page length and formality.
By Tessa Weinberg | Aug. 17, 2016
A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.
By Jackson Fletcher | May 6, 2016
While it wasn’t the first time beer was absent at Senior Sendoff, last year’s alcohol-free celebration received pushback from students.
By Claire Mitzel | May 3, 2016
It may be hard to have certain conversations, but it’s easier than having the two top administrators resign within 12 hours of each other.
By Taylor Blatchford | May 3, 2016
From a fired professor to a leaked confidential letter, MU ended up in some bizarre situations this year.
By Taylor Blatchford | April 20, 2016
R. Bowen Loftin: “People seem to think I’m doing nothing, which is totally false. I’ve been very busy since all this happened back in November.”
By Allyson Vasilopulos | March 10, 2016
Former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin: “If it all works out, then we’ll hopefully be able to move out around the middle-to-late part of April.”
By Taylor Blatchford | Dec. 30, 2015
Former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin: “You can look back and say that if I’d done this differently, this might not have happened. But what’s the value in that? You cannot go back and relive history. I can’t change what’s happened.”
By Elane Edwards | Dec. 9, 2015
Now that Loftin is gone, columnist Elane Edwards tries to figure out where Foley should begin.
By Tess Vrbin | Dec. 1, 2015
“He is out of touch with the students, faculty and staff,” MSA president-elect Rebecca Lambe said in a November 1991 Maneater article, speaking about former Chancellor Monroe.
By Claire Mitzel | Dec. 1, 2015 | Updated Dec. 11, 2015 at 3:19 p.m.
Loftin’s transition agreement details the new roles he will be involved in at MU.
By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 24, 2015
The foundation for Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin’s resignation was laid long before students called for UM System President Tim Wolfe’s removal.
A retrospective assessment of Loftin’s tenure as chancellor
By Paige Lalain | Nov. 12, 2015
Effective immediately, R. Bowen Loftin is no longer the chancellor of MU.
By Quinn Malloy | Nov. 11, 2015
It is hard to say for certain when the clock began ticking. It could have begun in 1969, when the Legion of Black Collegians first issued demands for diversity advancement in a letter to then-Chancellor John W. Schwada. Or on Aug. 9, 2014, when Michael Brown was shot dead by ...
By Marilyn Haigh | Nov. 11, 2015
Planned Parenthood CEO Laura McQuade said she wants a campus leader who won’t respond to political pressure.
By Hailey Stolze | Nov. 10, 2015
A lot happened on campus today. We put it all in order.
By Quinn Malloy and Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 9, 2015
Loftin’s announcement comes hours after former UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation.
By Allyson Sherwin , Nancy Coleman and Neeti Butala | Nov. 9, 2015
Here’s a recap of the major events on Nov. 9.
By Quinn Malloy and Thomas Oide | Nov. 9, 2015
Foley has served as Senior Vice Chancellor for the past year.
By Andrew Frein and Paige Lalain | Nov. 9, 2015
The White House, Magic Johnson and more shared their thoughts on recent events at MU.
By Nancy Coleman | Nov. 9, 2015
The initiatives include a first-ever chief diversity, inclusion and equity officer for the UM System and one at each system campus.
By Elane Edwards | Nov. 8, 2015
The letter discussed and offered steps for Loftin to take
By Taylor Blatchford and Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 5, 2015
From race relations to graduate student rights to Planned Parenthood, MU has been through a lot so far this semester.
By Peter Baugh and Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 5, 2015
The walkout drew criticism on the anonymous messaging app Yik Yak.
By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 4, 2015
“Racism shapes the current climate for and educational experience of all of our students,” he said in a statement.
By Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 4, 2015
Despite granting health insurance to graduate students for a year, MU still has yet to respond to countless other demands by student groups.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | Nov. 3, 2015
Here's how campus responded to one student's hunger strike.
By Thomas Oide | Nov. 3, 2015
Wolfe responded to the hunger strike in a statement released Tuesday.
By Hailey Stolze | Oct. 21, 2015
A tweet from a state representative sparked speculation about what the Board of Curators would talk about in their Wednesday meeting.
By Jonathan Butler | Oct. 14, 2015
Graduate student Jonathan Butler says Loftin’s response is a start, but it isn’t enough.
By Kennedy Jones | Oct. 14, 2015
Yes, I do think that the Chancellor is responsible for the 35,441 students enrolled at MU.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | Oct. 8, 2015
Loftin said students are the ultimate solution to changing campus climate in regards to racism and discrimination.
By Elane Edwards | Oct. 6, 2015
Check out this scavenger hunt for things to look for at this year’s parade.
By Elane Edwards | Oct. 6, 2015
The Office of Student Conduct “moved” the suspect from campus.
By Elizabeth Loutfi and Katherine Knott | Oct. 5, 2015 | Updated Oct. 7, 2015 at 1:01 a.m.
The MU Police Department has identified the man involved.
By Kennedy Jones | Oct. 5, 2015
This is the second time in a month that black students at your university have been disrespected in the cruelest of ways.
By Madison Plaster | Oct. 1, 2015
Protesters reminded onlookers that the rally stemmed from “righteous anger.”
By Emily Gallion and Thomas Oide | Sept. 25, 2015
Participants called out administration for their delayed response to a hate crime against Payton Head.
By Thomas Oide | Sept. 17, 2015
Loftin condemned bias and intolerance in the statement.
By Tessa Weinberg | Sept. 2, 2015
Chancellor Loftin was called to testify on behalf of the MU hospital and their possible misuse of public funds.
By Brian Consiglio | Aug. 28, 2015
“Personally, I’m sorry for what happened, I really am,” Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said.
By Quinn Malloy | July 13, 2015
Representative from FratScenery account calls tweet's release "bad timing."
By Elizabeth Loutfi | June 25, 2015
Effective immediately, this award goes toward the cost of base tuition.
By George Roberson | June 19, 2015
The consortium’s proposals are not the only steps taken to reduce sexual assault during Loftin’s time at MU, but they are the most radical.
By George Roberson and Paige Lalain | June 3, 2015
Proposed restrictions would apply to alcohol, out-of-town formals and women visiting fraternity houses on weekend nights.
By Taylor Blatchford | April 30, 2015
“You can’t know what’s going on in all the colleges, but at the end of the day aren’t we all supposed to be Mizzou?” one student asked.
By Quinn Malloy | April 28, 2015
Some of students’ request in the Call for Action include the creation of an intergroup dialogue course and evaluating how MU recruits minority students and faculty.
By George Roberson | April 24, 2015
The $1 million estate gift comes from alum Timothy Blair.
By Quinn Malloy | April 21, 2015
Faculty say the “culture of modesty” limits potential to win awards.
By Covey Eonyak Son | April 14, 2015
According to the statement, the perpetrator could face criminal charges.
By Jason Lowenthal | April 1, 2015
The average attendance at Mizzou football games last season was 65,285, which was 10th in the Southeastern Conference. Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin would like new Athletic Director Mack Rhoades to improve that ranking. Loftin spoke with reporters before spring break and said that he wants Rhoades to enhance the ...
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 Covey Eonyak Son | March 18, 2015 | Updated March 18, 2015 at 5:21 p.m.
Possible sanctions range from a warning to university expulsion.
By Katie Pohlman | March 18, 2015
Although the police investigation is inconclusive, it appears that the perpetrator of Menu Courey’s sexual assault was on the football team at the time.
By Taylor Blatchford | March 18, 2015
“How am I supposed to see myself at this university for the next three years when I don’t feel safe being myself?” one student asked.
By Quinn Malloy | March 11, 2015
Students requested administration to create an “intergroup dialogue course” and reevaluate the way it recruits underrepresented students.
By Covey Eonyak Son | Feb. 27, 2015
UM System’s legislative goals are centered on increased state funding for higher education.
By Quinn Malloy | Jan. 23, 2015
A new committee will be dedicated to addressing race relations on campus.
By Alana Saad | Jan. 21, 2015
Students are now able to consult with a counselor 24 hours a day with the Counseling Center’s new ProtoCall crisis hotline.
By Esther Seawell and Taylor Blatchford | Dec. 12, 2014
The board elected a new chairman for 2015.
By Covey Eonyak Son | Dec. 2, 2014
“I characterized this as a listening session. It was not my intent to respond or speak. I will continue listening and gathering input. We will craft responses as appropriate as we go forward,” he said in a statement.
By Crystal Duan | Dec. 2, 2014
The “Ferguson Listening Session” on Monday highlighted an urgency to discuss solutions to racial issues on campus.
By Rachel Pierret and Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 19, 2014
The new provost would need to address various challenges like a shrinking university budget, issues related to Title IX and faculty morale and retention problems.
By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 10, 2014
DoIT is investigating why his account had favorited a pornographic tweet.
By Taylor Blatchford | Oct. 29, 2014
Since February, MU has spent more than $30,000 for Loftin’s travels.
Posted to UWire by Isabella Alves on Oct. 13, 2014 at 3:39 p.m.
The Faculty Council discussed issues regarding the MU Strategic Operating Plan and Executive Order 41 during its Oct. 9 meeting. Academic Affairs Committee Chairman Andre Ariew said an MUSOP evaluation committee was formed last academic year to address faculty appropriation needs. He said, however, that Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin expressed ...
By Annabel Ames | Sept. 30, 2014
Kesler claims he was never provided a reason for the decision, despite multiple requests.
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.
By Covey Eonyak Son | Sept. 19, 2014 | Updated Sept. 19, 2014 at 9:55 p.m.
Basi said the UM System and MU currently estimate to spend about $10 million in buyouts.
By Isabella Alves | Sept. 19, 2014
The school will receive the donation in 2021 after the foundation closes in 2017.
By Jessica Karins | Sept. 18, 2014
Loftin announced he will create the “Looking Forward to 200 Committee” to improve MU’s long-term planning.
By Isabella Alves | Sept. 16, 2014
MU also received an epitaph piece written by Jefferson to celebrate Loftin’s inauguration and MU’s 175th year.
By Clarissa Buch and Isabella Alves | Sept. 15, 2014
Enel Green Power will fully fund the research collaboration.
By Maddie Foster | Sept. 14, 2014
Basi said about 25 rooms in the first three levels have suffered water damage.
By Clarissa Buch | Sept. 3, 2014
Changes to the ways in which MU and the UM System handle Title IX and sexual assault cases are underway in wake of new allegations of Title IX violations at MU. In his statement on Aug. 21, Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin pointed to a number of “sweeping changes” he and ...
By Isabella Alves | Aug. 26, 2014
Ward hopes to address student and faculty’s facility needs.
By Clarissa Buch and Isabella Alves | Aug. 22, 2014
The donation will be used to fund cancer research and create the Frances T. McAndrew Endowed Chair in Oncology.
By Aaron Reiss | Aug. 21, 2014
By federal law, the university has a legal responsibility to promptly respond in ways that protect the victim, end the discriminatory conduct and prevent it from recurring.
By Aaron Reiss | Aug. 20, 2014
MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin had felt the cool sting against his back before. As a faculty member and administrator, he has made a point of seeing his universities' teams play. And when they win, he sometimes gets drenched. “This was better than Gatorade,” Loftin said, as he dried off ...
By Covey Eonyak Son | July 24, 2014
Ellen De Graffenreid will earn a starting salary of $220,000.
By Covey Eonyak Son | July 8, 2014
The MU Strategic Operating Plan could be essential for MU to maintain its membership in the Association of American Universities.
By Covey Eonyak Son | July 8, 2014
The latest donation made to MU, which has not been announced yet, is expected to be an eight-figure gift.
By Covey Eonyak Son | July 3, 2014
Nearly 25 percent of the cuts will come from the Division of Student Affairs.
By Maddie Foster | June 24, 2014
After a report in April concluded that MU did not properly follow Title IX guidelines, Loftin acknowledged the need for improvements.
By Covey Eonyak Son | May 21, 2014
At this time, there is no plan in place to replace the Student Parent Center after its closure on June 30.
By Crystal Duan | April 2, 2014
Rhonda Gibler will now be known as vice chancellor for finance and chief financial officer.
By Crystal Duan | March 18, 2014
Task force will determine action concerning the center’s pending demolition.
By Kevin Graeler | March 13, 2014
Relocation is possible for the day care center, but no plan is in place yet.
By Kevin Graeler | Feb. 27, 2014
In his first month as chancellor, Loftin has already impressed students with his sincerity.
By Crystal Duan | Feb. 25, 2014
MU owns 250 buildings both in Columbia and around the state.
By Crystal Duan | Feb. 19, 2014
Loftin plans to engage actively with people across campus.
By Crystal Duan | Jan. 31, 2014
Wolfe thanked the chancellors in advance for reviewing campus policies regarding sexual assault and mental health services.