By Kyle LaHucik | March 6, 2017
True/False, campus elections, Missouri basketball and more in this week’s news quiz.
State audit of UM System administration highlights possible violations to Missouri State Constitution
By Olivia Garrett | March 6, 2017
The current salary of research administrator R. Bowen Loftin, former chancellor, is 31 percent more than the next highest paid research administrator on campus.
By Olivia Garrett | March 5, 2017
Through the Intercampus Course Sharing initiative, UM System students can take courses from other campuses. But for the spring 2017 semester, the program only offered three courses to MU students.
By The Maneater Staff | Feb. 10, 2017
The board discussed recent budget cuts, funding, building projects, tuition and more.
By Olivia Garrett | Dec. 1, 2016
President-designate Mun Y. Choi introduced specific goals, such as providing open source textbooks, for promoting student success.
By Victoria Kuz | Nov. 15, 2016
UM System President-designate Mun Choi led initiatives to increase diversity at the University of Connecticut.
By Allyson Vasilopulos | Nov. 10, 2016
The contract explains his duties as president and benefits to be received.
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 Caroline Kealy and Olivia Garrett | Nov. 8, 2016
Each of the candidates that are currently representing the Columbia area in the Missouri House of Representatives voted against UM System budget cuts.
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.
By Claire Mitzel | Oct. 31, 2016
Reports say the new president is Mun Y. Choi, the University of Connecticut’s provost.
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.
By Jackson Kinkead | Oct. 9, 2016
The system is still financially stronger than most universities, Chief Financial Officer Brian Burnett said.
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 Olivia Garrett | Aug. 23, 2016
The audit is part of a series of initiatives launched by the UM System Board of Curators in November 2015.
By Tessa Weinberg | Aug. 17, 2016
A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.
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.
By Megan Dollar | Aug. 1, 2016
UM-Kansas City is expecting a 5.52 percent increase in enrollment, while MU expects a 24 percent decline.
By Claire Mitzel | July 18, 2016
The commission, created by state Sen. Kurt Schaefer and led by MU contributor Jeanne Sinquefield and former UM System President Gary Forsee, will review the UM System’s policies and administrative structure.
By Claire Mitzel | June 23, 2016
There will be a $2 million payroll cut to compensate for a decrease in funds.
By Claire Mitzel | June 12, 2016
The board has all seats filled for the first time since November.
By Claire Mitzel | May 24, 2016
The audit, which will be finished by the end of 2016, will include input from administrators, faculty, staff and students.
By Claire Mitzel | May 18, 2016
The Board of Curators violated due process standards when firing Melissa Click, according to the report.
By Claire Mitzel | May 18, 2016
Nonresident tuition will increase by 3 percent.
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 Kyra Haas | May 6, 2016
An attorney for the UM System contacted the Coalition of Graduate Workers with the decision Friday, according to a news release.
By Taylor Blatchford | April 15, 2016
Interim UM System President Mike Middleton: “Often when we are uncomfortable, it is because we are in the process of learning. This is an important part of advancing our individual and collective growth.”
Presidential search committee must consider public input when evaluating candidates
By Taylor Blatchford | April 12, 2016
One significant topic of discussion will be the search for the next UM System president.
By Kyra Haas | April 11, 2016 | Updated April 21, 2016 at 1:33 p.m.
MU spokesman Christian Basi: “AAU status would not be directly affected by any cuts to our budget. However, in the long term, it could be difficult to maintain some of the areas that support our high quality research and teaching.”
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.”
By Claire Mitzel | March 9, 2016
Budget cuts and a hiring freeze are two of the plans that will be implemented to save money.
By Claire Mitzel | March 8, 2016
An in-depth look at the structure of the system and who's in charge.
Quick Eats Newsletter: Quick Eats | March 3
Posted to Quick Eats Newsletter by Hailey Stolze on March 3, 2016 at 12:10 a.m.
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By Manyun Zou | March 2, 2016 | Updated March 3, 2016 at 9:07 a.m.
“As we have seen what has unfolded at University of Missouri, things spinning out of hand and absolute lack of leadership,” Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said.
By Manyun Zou | March 1, 2016
Five students express their various views on the proposed funding cuts and Melissa Click’s actions.
Quick Eats Newsletter: Quick Eats | February 25
Posted to Quick Eats Newsletter by Hailey Stolze on Feb. 25, 2016 at 12:19 a.m.
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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.
By Alyssa Bessasparis | Feb. 24, 2016
Yes, they’re still mad.
By Amos Chen | Feb. 23, 2016
Proposed reductions would include cuts to salaries of Melissa Click, her department chair and the College of Arts and Science dean.
Quick Eats Newsletter: Quick Eats | February 18
Posted to Quick Eats Newsletter by Hailey Stolze on Feb. 18, 2016 at 2:03 a.m.
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By Katie Rosso | Feb. 18, 2016
The Joint Committee of the Missouri Legislature met today to discuss MU funding, Click employment.
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.
By Kyra Haas | Feb. 15, 2016
The position will oversee a diversity, equity and inclusion task force and develop training programs for system leadership.
By Claire Mitzel | Feb. 11, 2016
Rep. Kip Kendrick: “The mentality of doing damage to the University of Missouri because my colleagues in Jefferson City are upset with the university makes absolutely no sense.”
By Nancy Coleman | Feb. 5, 2016
Panelist Timothy Love: “If there are still no policies in place after all these months, then we have the right to be angry.”
By Alyssa Bessasparis and Thomas Oide | Feb. 1, 2016
Steward’s resignation is the third Board of Curators Resignation in recent months.
By Claire Mitzel | Jan. 28, 2016
Professor Art Jago: “If ever there’s a time to examine the system and the relationship to the campus, it’s now.”
By Jeremiah Wooten | Jan. 27, 2016
Her term was set to run until 2021.
By Claire Mitzel | Jan. 21, 2016
“They’re supposed to be a support function, but somehow they are dictating academics … so what value is (the) system supposed to play?” council member Jung Ha-Brookshire asked.
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 ...
By Marilyn Haigh | Nov. 17, 2015
Fourteen student organizations cited Middleton's record of public service in a letter written by MU Policy Now.
By Marilyn Haigh | Nov. 11, 2015
MU is just one of the four schools in the UM system that lost its system president Nov. 9.
By Quinn Malloy | Nov. 9, 2015
Press conference held following UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation
By Quinn Malloy and Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 9, 2015
Loftin’s announcement comes hours after former UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation.
By Quinn Malloy and Thomas Oide | Nov. 9, 2015
Foley has served as Senior Vice Chancellor for the past year.
By Hailey Stolze , Nancy Coleman , Taylor Blatchford and Waverly Colville | Nov. 9, 2015 | Updated Nov. 9, 2015 at 2:59 p.m.
After pressure from Concerned Student 1950, Wolfe announced his resignation Monday morning.
By Bryanna Leach | Nov. 8, 2015
Gov. Nixon and several legislators spoke out about Concerned Student 1950.
By Quinn Malloy | Nov. 6, 2015
The statement comes on day five of graduate student Jonathan Butler’s hunger strike.
By Allyson Sherwin | Nov. 5, 2015
“We are tired of the dialogue,” one protester told Wolfe. “We are here for action.”
By Elizabeth Loutfi | July 8, 2015
A full timeline of E. Flo’s tenure at MU and coverage of his memorial service can be found online.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | June 25, 2015
Floyd was the only system president to tour the campus in a wheelchair.
By Quinn Malloy | April 22, 2015
Gov. Jay Nixon has put a hold on all four 50-50 fund match capital projects approved by the legislature last year after tax revenue fell short of estimates.
By Paige Lalain | April 22, 2015
The plan would be funded by raising the tax on tobacco.
By Katherine Knott | April 8, 2015
Currently, a $400,000 subsidy from MU is helping the press stay afloat.
By Covey Eonyak Son | Feb. 27, 2015
UM System’s legislative goals are centered on increased state funding for higher education.
By Isabella Alves | Feb. 25, 2015
University employees can receive a full rebate on Fitbits purchased from the Mizzou Store.
By Quinn Malloy and Taylor Blatchford | Feb. 6, 2015 | Updated Feb. 6, 2015 at 2:27 p.m.
Nonresident undergraduate tuition will rise by $23.20 per credit hour.
By Taylor Blatchford | Feb. 6, 2015
Chairman Don Downing called on chancellors to investigate ways of expanding mental health support on campus.
By Taylor Blatchford | Feb. 5, 2015
The changes include new procedures for faculty and staff members accused of Title IX violations.
By Quinn Malloy | Feb. 5, 2015
The tuition increases were approved by the Board of Curators in a 6-1 vote.
By Taylor Blatchford | Jan. 28, 2015
Since 2002, 27 bills have tried and failed to place a voting student member on the Board of Curators.
By Quinn Malloy | Jan. 21, 2015
Issues like cultural competency remain an important topic, but council members believe mandatory cultural competency courses are unrealistic.
By Covey Eonyak Son | Jan. 15, 2015
The proposed fees would generate a little over $2 million for MU.
By Taylor Blatchford | Jan. 3, 2015
The new appointees will replace two members who retired at the Dec. 12 meeting.
By Esther Seawell and Taylor Blatchford | Dec. 12, 2014
The board elected a new chairman for 2015.
By Esther Seawell and Taylor Blatchford | Dec. 11, 2014
Tuition is expected to increase between 1.8 to 3 percent across the system.
By Cassidy Minarik | Sept. 26, 2014
The venue has housed UM System presidents for the past 40 years.
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 Isabella Alves | Sept. 22, 2014
Mulligan will receive a starting salary of $165,000 in her new position.
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. 12, 2014 | Updated Sept. 13, 2014 at 11:07 p.m.
Higher education institutions will receive more than $43 million.
By Isabella Alves | Sept. 9, 2014
The UM System maintains that the syllabi are protected by copyright laws.
By Covey Eonyak Son and Isabella Alves | Sept. 4, 2014
Coordinators have met with nearly 1,000 students to explain Title IX procedures.
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 Clarissa Buch | Aug. 27, 2014
Faculty Council Chairman Craig Roberts hopes to find out why faculty of color had higher rates of neutral or dissatisfied responses and address the issue.
By Clarissa Buch | Aug. 20, 2014
The extension will keep President Wolfe in office through June 30, 2018.
By Jack Waddell | Aug. 13, 2014
The National Science Foundation has awarded $20 million to the team comprising researchers from around Missouri.
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.
By Covey Eonyak Son | June 20, 2014
Burnett will start begin his new post effective Aug. 1 with a starting salary of $300,000.
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.
By Covey Eonyak Son | May 27, 2014
The Curators claim the Missouri Firefighter’s Rule exempts them from liability.
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.
By Daniela Sirtori Cortina | April 22, 2014
Law firm Dowd Bennett stated that MU did not properly follow Title IX.
By Katie Pohlman | April 20, 2014
The National Center for Higher Education Risk Management will provide a third-party perspective.
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.
By Crystal Duan | April 9, 2014
Mulderig was selected out of three finalists and appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon on Feb. 18.
By Covey Eonyak Son | April 3, 2014
The family will be represented by Rick Barry, P.C.
By Crystal Duan | Feb. 17, 2014
Amy Johnson’s term expired in January, but the governor has yet to name a replacement.
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.
By Jessica Karins | Feb. 12, 2014
Ponder could be appointed again in the future.
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
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.
By Covey Eonyak Son | Oct. 23, 2013
The resolution seeks the acquisition of $150 million in new money.
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 ...
Posted to On Campus by Katie Pohlman on Aug. 30, 2013 at 3:32 p.m.
UM System President Tim Wolfe announced in a news release Friday that MU will receive $13,610,000 in new state funding for MU’s strategic plan. $10.67 million of the funding will go toward the development of a new program in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s large ...
By Ross Terrell | Aug. 5, 2013
Research could help Missouri’s economy as well.
By Ross Terrell | Aug. 3, 2013
Some say the change mirrors a change in society.
Posted to On Campus by Katie Pohlman on July 26, 2013 at 9:35 a.m.
The UM System announced its 18-member search committee July 25. The list of members includes faculty, staff, retirees, donors and students. The committee will be headed its two co-chairs, Curator Ann Covington and Dean Mills, dean of the MU School of Journalism. The rest of the committee members are as ...
By Rachel Trujillo | July 25, 2013
Updates on search will be posted frequently for all to view.
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 ...
By Claire Boston | Jan. 1, 2013
Goode is an MU grad and served over forty years in the state legislature.
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.
By Jack Howland | Aug. 24, 2012
The National Council for Teacher Quality released a report showing MU’s unwillingness to cooperate with its records request.
By Savannah Kannberg | Aug. 24, 2012
Faculty Council discusses changes to the UM Press as it moves to MU.
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 ...
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 ...
By Allison Prang | June 5, 2012
Nine companies requested students' info from Jan. 1, 2011 to Feb. 21, 2012.
By Hunter Woodall | April 6, 2012
Lottery funds leveraged by Gov. Jay Nixon will help fund the scholarships.
By Katie Yaeger | Dec. 13, 2011
The MU alumnus said taking the position is a “special homecoming” for him and his family.
By Wes Duplantier | Dec. 9, 2011
MU was granted a waiver for this year to raise its tuition 5.5 percent.
By Caitlin Holland | Oct. 4, 2011
The committee is still considering recommendations for the position.
By Rich Miller | Aug. 26, 2011
The case was originally dismissed more than a year ago.
By Caitlin Holland | Aug. 23, 2011
Pamela Henrickson, who was appointed Friday, will serve as the board’s second female member.
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: Wray named Missouri S&T interim chancellor
Posted to On Campus by Caitlin Holland on Aug. 1, 2011 at 3:53 p.m.
Dr. Warren K. Wray will serve as Missouri S&T interim chancellor starting Sept. 1, UM interim president Stephen J. Owens announced Monday. Wray’s induction will follow the retirement of Missouri S&T Chancellor John F. Carney III on Aug. 31. “Kent Wray is a proven and experienced academic ...
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.
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: 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: Board prepares state capital appropriations request
Posted to Live Blog: June 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on June 16, 2011 at 2:13 p.m.
Several MU projects are slated to receive state capital appropriations requests at the Board of Curators’ meeting in July. Those projects include the additions and renovations of Lafferre Hall, for a total of $67,408,000. This project was seen as critical by the Missouri Department of Higher Education, and ...
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: 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 ...
By Allison Prang and Jimmy Hibsch | June 16, 2011
Gov. Jay Nixon cut appropriations for the UM System by 8.1 percent.
By Jimmy Hibsch | June 2, 2011
He will serve on an interim basis until the Senate reconvenes in January.
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 ...
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 ...
By Caitlin Swieca | May 6, 2011
Donald Cupps was approved by the Senate Gubernatorial Appointments Committee.
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 Jimmy Hibsch | March 22, 2011
ISC will submit three candidates for the next student curator to Gov. Jay Nixon.
By Jimmy Hibsch | March 20, 2011
The UM System was the first institution in MIssouri to have this waiver approved.
By Jimmy Hibsch | March 20, 2011
The website heavily incorporates Facebook.
By Tony Puricelli | March 18, 2011
An effort to treat pancreatic cancer with gold nanoparticles is one of these projects.
By Jimmy Hibsch | March 8, 2011
The committee met for the first time Friday.
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 ...
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 ...
By Jimmy Hibsch | March 1, 2011
Politicians from both sides of the aisle are participating in the caucus.
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 ...
By Allison Prang | Feb. 22, 2011
A forum to gather public opinion on the search will come to MU on March 14.
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 ...
By Ethan Colbert | Feb. 1, 2011
MU's endowment was above the national average in the year 2009 but did not meet the mark in 2010.
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: 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: Owens expresses concern for lack of staff raises
Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 28, 2011 at 9:38 a.m.
In his report, UM System interim president Steve Owens said setting aside 2 percent pool for faculty pay raises is one of his utmost concerns. “It is imperative that we cut costs wherever we can so we can set aside a 2 percent merit pay for our highest performing faculty ...
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 ...
By Sally French | Jan. 28, 2011
Gov. Jay Nixon appointed three new curators in the past week.
By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 28, 2011
The UM system will also launch a website for interested candidates.
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: UM System caucus in the works in Jefferson City
Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 5:14 p.m.
During the Government Relations report, Vice President for Government Relations Steve Knorr said a UM caucus is forming in Jefferson City. Fifty-nine members are involved already, 39 who are alumni and the remaining 20 consisting of non-alumni. The goal of the caucus, according to Knorr’s report, is to promote ...
Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting: Krawitz details UM System’s money saving, making initiatives
Posted to Live Blog: January 2011 Board of Curators meeting by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 27, 2011 at 5:07 p.m.
Vice President for Finance and Administration Nikki Krawitz gave specific numbers how much the UM System saved and made money in fiscal year 2010. Total const reductions for the System were $71.5 million, with cost avoidance accounting for $10 million of this and cost management for the remaining $61 ...
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: 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: 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: 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Allison Prang | Jan. 25, 2011
The UM System vice president for finance says a "single digit" tuition increase is the goal.
By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 25, 2011
The curators’ search for the next UM system president starts Thursday.
By Steven Dickherber | Jan. 21, 2011
The UM system Board of Curators will vote on tuition rates next week.
If you follow The Maneater on Twitter, frequent UM system Board of Curators meetings or simply stay up-to-date on Missouri politics, you’ve probably heard a tuition hike for the UM system is on the horizon. It’s very much a reality that we, both in-state and out-of-state students, have ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 14, 2011
The final decision on a tuition increase will be made at the Jan. 27 meeting at MU.
City, State and Nation : Social Security tax cut applied at UM system
Posted to City, State and Nation by Steven Dickherber on Jan. 13, 2011 at 9:52 a.m.
The UM system will execute the Social Security tax cut authorized by President Obama beginning on Jan. 20. The new legislation reduces employee Social Security tax rates from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent for one year. "It's a temporary type of thing, but in today's economic ...
By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 7, 2011
Curators say the search for the university's 23rd president begins immediately.
By Allison Prang | Dec. 23, 2010
Missouri state law states that one member of the Board of Curators should come from each congressional district.
By Jimmy Hibsch | Dec. 15, 2010
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies Jim Spain said tuition could rise by as much as nine percent.
By Zachary Murdock | Dec. 10, 2010
Gov. Jay Nixon will appoint four new curators in 2011.
By Tony Puricelli | Dec. 7, 2010
Enrollment grew in 2010, but tuition held steady.
By Travis Cornejo | Dec. 3, 2010
His duties will be delegated among chancellors, vice presidents and the UM system general counsel.
By Amanda Capua | Nov. 16, 2010
The MSA president will deal with matters involving all UM system universities.
By Kaitlyn Gibson | Oct. 26, 2010
Kelley Stuck will fill the position Nov. 1.
By Michelle Gao | Oct. 12, 2010
The university had used its previous provider, 3N, since 2007.
By Joyu Wang | Oct. 5, 2010
The Enterprise Investment Program aims to help start-up companies develop and commercialize intellectual property at MU.
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 ...
By Jared Grafman | Sept. 24, 2010
The reform to health care law resulted in expansion of the UM system’s coverage.
By Stephanie Ebbs | Sept. 17, 2010
Survey results could change employee benefits.
By Wes Duplantier | Sept. 17, 2010
The Missouri legislature will not consider funding changes until 2011.
City, State and Nation : UM system spokeswoman: Budget cuts 'all speculation'
Posted to City, State and Nation by Wes Duplantier on Sept. 16, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.
Reports that the UM system's budget could be cut by as much as 10 percent next year are "all speculation," a spokeswoman said Thursday evening. UM system spokeswoman Jennifer Hollingshead said the UM system had not made any formal announcements about its budget projections for Fiscal Year 2011. She ...
On Campus: UM system, Airgas strike $1 million deal
The UM system signed a contract with Airgas, Inc to supply the university with specialty gases, safety products, equipment and services Friday. This $1 million deal will be incorporated into all the university’s campuses, in Columbia, Kansas City, St. Louis, and the Missouri University of Science & Technology in Rolla ...
By Jimmy Hibsch | Sept. 3, 2010
Forty-five teachers were fired from MoVIP in 2009.
By Jimmy Hibsch | Aug. 24, 2010
The fee will no longer increase with tuition.
By Jared Grafman | Aug. 24, 2010
The UM system Board of Curators will make the decision to rename the center after a donor.
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 ...
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 ...
By Will Guldin | April 16, 2010
The money for higher education will come from managed care providers.
By Zachary Murdock | April 16, 2010
The board also saw results of the UM system employee benefits survey.
By Zach Toombs | April 14, 2010
The increases would apply to out-of-sate and graduate students.
By Abbey Sussell | April 13, 2010
A $15 million budget cut could jeopardize the system's tuition freeze.
By Jessica Silverman | April 13, 2010
The campaign has not yet reached the UM system Board of Curators.
By Abbey Sussell | March 23, 2010
The bill would enforce random and for-cause tests for UM system employees.
Gov. Jay Nixon proposed cutting scholarships for private school students.
By Michael Sewall | March 5, 2010
Previous bills failed due to concerns about the students' ability.
Posted to On Campus by Zach Toombs on Feb. 15, 2010 at 11:45 a.m.
The UM system Office of Human Resources has issued the pay and benefits survey to all faculty and staff on the four university campuses, according to a UM system news release. The survey will be used to establish which pay and benefit features are most valuable to employees, the news ...
By Jared Grafman | Feb. 9, 2010
CDIS enrolled more than 20,000 students in 2009.
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.