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New UM System president has 'devout commitment' to being inclusive

New UM System president has 'devout commitment' to being inclusive

By Victoria Kuz | Nov. 15, 2016

UM System President-designate Mun Choi led initiatives to increase diversity at the University of Connecticut.

Mun Y. Choi named 24th UM System president

Mun Y. Choi named 24th UM System president

By Claire Mitzel | Nov. 2, 2016 | Updated Nov. 3, 2016 at 2:11 p.m.

The announcement comes exactly a week before the one-year anniversary of former UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation.

New UM System president to be announced Wednesday

By Claire Mitzel | Oct. 31, 2016

Reports say the new president is Mun Y. Choi, the University of Connecticut’s provost.

Ohio University president being vetted for UM System president

Ohio University president being vetted for UM System president

By Claire Mitzel | Oct. 13, 2016

An OU professor said he was called by an MU faculty member to discuss his opinions of the president.

Seven stories likely to make news this fall at MU

By Claire Mitzel | Aug. 17, 2016

After an eventful 2015–16 school year, this fall brings the possibility of more newsworthy events regarding administration and campus life.

Curators approve 2017 budget and discuss the presidential search during its June meeting

By Claire Mitzel | June 23, 2016

There will be a $2 million payroll cut to compensate for a decrease in funds.

Presidential search committee approves position profile

By Claire Mitzel | May 6, 2016

Search firm partner John Isaacson: “We call them, we send them an email, we open a dialogue, we have a conversation. And we put this text in front of them and ask them to engage us on the substance.”

Tim Wolfe’s indeterminate path to the presidency

Feature: Tim Wolfe’s indeterminate path to the presidency

By Claire Mitzel | May 4, 2016

The Board of Curators set out in 2011 to hire the 23rd UM System president with the assistance of an advisory committee consisting of faculty and students — but it’s unclear if the board took their opinions into account.

What you missed at last week’s Board of Curators meeting

By Taylor Blatchford | April 19, 2016

The curators discussed the ongoing presidential search and their desired qualifications for the next UM System president.

Presidential search committee approves qualification statement

Presidential search committee approves qualification statement

By Claire Mitzel | April 14, 2016

Advertisements, op-eds and videos have been published in recent months to boost the UM System’s image.

Editorial: Next UM System president must prioritize communication skills

Presidential search committee must consider public input when evaluating candidates

UM System presidential search forum comes to MU

UM System presidential search forum comes to MU

By Claire Mitzel | April 6, 2016

Former curator Fred Hall: “The president has got to be a leader, he’s got to be a person of strong concepts of the role of academia, and he’s got to have an empathy for faculty, students and that sort of thing.”

Faculty Council does not want another Tim Wolfe

Faculty Council does not want another Tim Wolfe

By Claire Mitzel | March 24, 2016

Council member Art Jago: “(Tim Wolfe) was probably a pretty good strategist, but he was a terrible leader.”

Board of Curators announces presidential search committee co-chairs, search firm

By Lily Cusack and Thomas Oide | March 14, 2016

Board of Curators chairwoman Pamela Henrickson: “We want candidates who are going to dig in and do the work and see an opportunity to make a difference in their own careers, on the campus, and in the country at large.”

Quick Eats Newsletter: Quick Eats | February 25

Posted to Quick Eats Newsletter by Hailey Stolze on Feb. 25, 2016 at 12:19 a.m.

Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of Mizzou Student Media’s daily newsletter, Quick Eats. If you would like to have this sent you each morning, subscribe here. Today's Weather Spring last week was just a tease. Columbia will be throwin’ some shade today with the weather ...

Curators finalize presidential search committee

Curators finalize presidential search committee

By Taylor Blatchford | Feb. 24, 2016 | Updated Feb. 25, 2016 at 9:48 a.m.

Stephanie Shonekan, black studies department chairwoman, is one of two UM System faculty members on the committee.

Board of Curators enters presidential search with a diversity problem

By Claire Mitzel | Feb. 16, 2016

After three recent resignations, the board has no racial minorities serving on it for the second time since minorities began serving in 1971.

Curators discuss presidential search committee and construction projects

By Claire Mitzel | Feb. 5, 2016

Room and board rates will rise 4.1 percent for the 2016-17 school year.

Editorial: Board of Curators should pursue hybrid model for next UM System president

The proposed model balances transparency and stakeholder input with practicality

UWire: Curators to discuss search for system president Wednesday

Posted to UWire by Taylor Blatchford on Jan. 11, 2016 at 4:26 p.m.

The UM System Board of Curators announced Monday it would meet Wednesday, Jan. 13 to announce a timeline and logistics for its search for a new system president. Mike Middleton, former MU deputy chancellor and faculty member, is currently serving as the system’s interim president. Former President Tim Wolfe ...

Timothy M. Wolfe selected as new UM System president

Timothy M. Wolfe selected as new UM System president

By Katie Yaeger | Dec. 13, 2011

The MU alumnus said taking the position is a “special homecoming” for him and his family.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

On Campus: UM System presidential search committee to meet Monday

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on July 8, 2011 at 10:24 a.m.

The UM System Presidential Search Committee will meet in a special session Monday morning in Columbia, the System announced Friday. Those involved have said they expect the new president will be selected near the end of the year. UM System spokeswoman Jennifer Hollingshead said the System doesn't comment on ...

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: 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 ...

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.

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.

On Campus: Presidential search budget tops $230,000

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on May 18, 2011 at 1:05 p.m.

The UM System presidential search budget was released to the public Wednesday morning. Broken down, the budget amounts to the following: Business travel: $53,000 Business meeting expenses: $8,500 Postage and express mail delivery services: $2,200 Wats: $2,000 Advertising: $9,000 Printing and reproduction: $1,500 Supplies ...

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 ...

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.

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.

On Campus: UM System presidential search firm selected

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on March 7, 2011 at 11:26 a.m.

The UM System presidential search committee announced that Greenwood/Asher & Associates has been selected as the search firm for the next System president. "We're pleased to have two former professors and university presidents who own this firm lead our search," Board of Curators chairman Warren Erdman said in a ...

On Campus: UM System releases names of presidential search committee members

Posted to On Campus by Travis Cornejo on March 3, 2011 at 11:09 a.m.

On Thursday, the UM System released the names of the Presidential Search Committee members. Members are responsible for determining the qualifications for the 23rd UM System president. They will also be responsible for assisting in the review of presidential candidates. Members include: Marilyn Rantz, curators professor, MU School of Nursing ...

On Campus: UM System Board of Curators interview potential search firms

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Feb. 28, 2011 at 2:51 p.m.

The UM System Board of Curators met Friday morning in St. Louis to interview potential search firms for the presidential search. The vast majority of the meeting was conducted in closed session, UM System spokeswoman Jennifer Hollingshead said. Board chairman Warren Erdman said no decisions were made at the meeting ...

Forums to draw public opinion on UM president search

In Print: Forums to draw public opinion on UM president search

By Allison Prang | Feb. 22, 2011

A forum to gather public opinion on the search will come to MU on March 14.

On Campus: UM System announces dates, locations of presidential search forums

Posted to On Campus by Allison Prang on Feb. 21, 2011 at 2:36 p.m.

In search of the next UM System president, the UM System Presidential Search Committee will host seven forums across the state of Missouri to hear the public’s opinion on qualities they want in the next president, according to a UM System news release. “Like the 22 university presidents who ...

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: 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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.