Tag: University administration

Marc Linit named interim CAFNR dean

Provost Garnett Stokes: “I have every confidence that he will work effectively with CAFNR’s internal and external constituents and with my office as well.”

New vice provost for enrollment management brings experience to position

Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Pelema Morrice: “I have been at many different places, and I am looking forward to building a good community and help the university grow.”

Faculty appointed to serve in the Office of the Provost

The faculty fellows will work in three roles: faculty development, academic programs and academic personnel.

Interim administrator contracts are similar to those of their predecessors

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.

Mizzou in Review: Top five WTF moments

From a fired professor to a leaked confidential letter, MU ended up in some bizarre situations this year.

Biggest Disappointment: Administrative responses last fall

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.

Staff open forum addresses budget restraints, job security

Vice Chancellor of Operations Gary Ward: “We’ve got a dark cloud right now over the institution. We can’t sugarcoat that.”

Chuck Henson to step down as interim vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity and equity

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley: “In this new role, (Henson) has made significant progress as we work toward a more inclusive and welcoming environment at Mizzou.”

UM System presidential search forum comes to MU

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.”

Loftin says goodbye to Residence on the Quad

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.”

Kathryn Chval named College of Education dean

Chval has served as acting dean since September 2015.

Click’s firing sparks discussions on faculty job security, free speech

After the UM System Board of Curators’ decision to fire the professor, faculty members have questioned their own ability to stand up for students.

Chat with the Chancellor includes several conversations about Melissa Click

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley: “It’s been a learning experience for me.”

Curators’ decision to fire Click highlights Foley’s shift in opinion

Many faculty have questioned his support of Click’s firing by the UM System Board of Curators.

Curators finalize presidential search committee

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

UM System faces $8 million in proposed cuts

Proposed reductions would include cuts to salaries of Melissa Click, her department chair and the College of Arts and Science dean.

Former MU School of Medicine dean reinstated following resignation

Many faculty felt the resignation was a firing by former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin.

Five things you missed at last week’s Board of Curators meeting

The curators discussed campus diversity and the upcoming search for the next UM System president.

UM System president talks progress, asks for patience in address to curators

Interim UM System President Mike Middleton: “A lot of people in groups blaming other people in groups for what our beloved university is facing. I can tell you it’s downright exhausting.”

Curators discuss presidential search committee and construction projects

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