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Marc Linit named interim CAFNR dean

Marc Linit named interim CAFNR dean

By Claire Mitzel | Nov. 17, 2016

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

By Caitlyn Sinclair | Oct. 2, 2016

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

By Ayesha Vishnani | Sept. 19, 2016

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

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.

Biggest Disappointment: Administrative responses last fall

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.

Mizzou in Review: Top five WTF moments

Mizzou in Review: Top five WTF moments

By Taylor Blatchford | May 3, 2016

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

Staff open forum addresses budget restraints, job security

By Alyssa Bessasparis | May 1, 2016

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

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

By Claire Mitzel | April 29, 2016

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

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.”

Loftin says goodbye to Residence on the Quad

Loftin says goodbye to Residence on the Quad

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.”

Kathryn Chval named College of Education dean

Kathryn Chval named College of Education dean

By Nancy Coleman | March 8, 2016

Chval has served as acting dean since September 2015.

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

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

By Claire Mitzel | March 1, 2016

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

Chat with the Chancellor includes several conversations about Melissa Click

By Tess Vrbin | Feb. 27, 2016

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

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

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

By Claire Mitzel | Feb. 27, 2016

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

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.

UM System faces $8 million in proposed cuts

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.

Former MU School of Medicine dean reinstated following resignation

Former MU School of Medicine dean reinstated following resignation

By Claire Mitzel | Feb. 18, 2016

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

By Taylor Blatchford | Feb. 9, 2016

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

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

By Katherine Knott | Feb. 7, 2016

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

By Claire Mitzel | Feb. 5, 2016

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

Faculty Council eyes proposal to examine UM System relationship with MU

Faculty Council eyes proposal to examine UM System relationship with MU

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.”

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley delivers first-ever State of the University address

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley delivers first-ever State of the University address

By Alyssa Bessasparis | Jan. 27, 2016

Foley: “I’m often asked if I would like to do this job and the answer is I would. I love Mizzou and I would love to do this job. But that said, that’s for you all to decide, not me.”

Interim administrators won’t hold MU back

By Nancy Coleman | Jan. 19, 2016

Chancellor Emeritus Brady Deaton: “Leaders need support and teamwork if we expect good judgments to be made. Interim appointments can provide sound leadership and be effectively managed at all levels.”

No final decision on search process for next UM System president

By Katherine Knott | Jan. 14, 2016

The UM System Board of Curators discussed potentially using an open, closed or hybrid model for the search.

Hoverboards banned from campus

By Lily Oppenheimer | Jan. 8, 2016

The policy may be modified after the Consumer Product Safety Commission releases investigation results on the devices’ safety.

After stepping down as chancellor, Loftin isn’t dwelling on the past

After stepping down as chancellor, Loftin isn’t dwelling on the past

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.”

Graduate students not satisfied with task force’s solutions

Graduate students not satisfied with task force’s solutions

By Bri Considine | Dec. 21, 2015

A statement from the Forum Graduate Rights said the proposed solutions “would leave graduate students materially worse off” than the current plan.

Middleton gives first report as interim president in second day of curators meeting

Middleton gives first report as interim president in second day of curators meeting

By Elizabeth Loutfi and Taylor Blatchford | Dec. 11, 2015

Interim UM System President Mike Middleton: “This is a time of significant challenges to be sure, but also a time of significant opportunity.”

Foley rehires Williamson as interim executive vice chancellor of health affairs

Foley rehires Williamson as interim executive vice chancellor of health affairs

By Lily Oppenheimer | Dec. 4, 2015

Hal Williamson: “The need for this leadership position is apparent as health care continues to change and evolve throughout Missouri.”

Distrust of administrators, protests against chancellor not new to MU

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.

Eardley to lead new Office for Civil Rights and Title IX

By Taylor Blatchford | Dec. 1, 2015 | Updated Dec. 2, 2015 at 11:19 a.m.

“Ending discrimination is everyone’s responsibility,” Eardley said in an email to students. “We need you to use your voices to take a stand.”

Loftin leaves one contract and enters another

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.

Administrative, faculty and student discontent led to Loftin’s downfall

In Print: Administrative, faculty and student discontent led to Loftin’s downfall

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.

In Print: MU student to serve on Board of Curators in the upcoming year

By Emily O'Connor | Nov. 23, 2015

Current representative Tracy Mulderig: “The new student representative will have the responsibility of helping all campuses move forward and heal.”

Mark McIntosh named interim vice chancellor for research, graduate studies and economic development

Mark McIntosh named interim vice chancellor for research, graduate studies and economic development

By Waverly Colville | Nov. 19, 2015

“I have the utmost confidence in Mark, and I’m very happy that he has accepted this appointment,” interim Chancellor Hank Foley said in a press release.

Loftin’s Jan. 1 resignation date comes ahead of schedule

Loftin’s Jan. 1 resignation date comes ahead of schedule

By Paige Lalain | Nov. 12, 2015

Effective immediately, R. Bowen Loftin is no longer the chancellor of MU.

Mike Middleton named interim UM System President

Mike Middleton named interim UM System President

By Nancy Coleman and Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 12, 2015

Middleton was one of the first black students to graduate from MU’s law school.

Chuck Henson announced as interim vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity and equity

Chuck Henson announced as interim vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity and equity

By Nancy Coleman | Nov. 10, 2015 | Updated Nov. 11, 2015 at 4:46 a.m.

Henson is currently the associate dean for academic affairs and trial practice in the MU School of Law.

Graduate walkout only the beginning

Graduate walkout only the beginning

By Quinn Malloy | Aug. 27, 2015

Hundreds marched from the Quad to Traditions Plaza during Wednesday’s rally.

Forum to be held on changes in graduate student health care policy

By Maneater Staff | Aug. 16, 2015

A subsidy that was once $3,051 has been replaced by a one-time payment of $1,240.

Loftin denounces confederate flag photo taken outside MU Greek house

By Quinn Malloy | July 13, 2015

Representative from FratScenery account calls tweet's release "bad timing."

E-Flo leaves lasting impression at MU, at this paper

In Print: E-Flo leaves lasting impression at MU, at this paper

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.

Former UM President remembered at ceremony

Former UM President remembered at ceremony

By Elizabeth Loutfi | June 25, 2015

Floyd was the only system president to tour the campus in a wheelchair.

University announces award for military personnel

By Elizabeth Loutfi | June 25, 2015

Effective immediately, this award goes toward the cost of base tuition.

Administrators discontinue One Mizzou, developing new marketing campaign this summer

In Print: Administrators discontinue One Mizzou, developing new marketing campaign this summer

By Sarah Wynn | June 3, 2015

One Mizzou began as a diversity initiative but became a slogan for the university.

Editorial: While crime rates haven’t increased in recent years, students deserve to feel safe.

Although MUPD’s statement on the recent burst of Clery reports is accurate, not all is said and done.

In Print: Out with MizzouWireless, in with TigerWiFi

By Bryanna Leach | June 3, 2015

By spring 2016, the project is supposed to be completed throughout campus, giving better wireless access to students and staff.

Administrators to move back into Jesse Hall May 18

Administrators to move back into Jesse Hall May 18

By Esther Seawell | May 12, 2015

“It will be nice to see many familiar faces in the hallways,” Basi said.

Editorial: Responsibility of lasting change rests with MU administration

With continued displays of ignorance across campus, more administrative action is needed to improve students’ lives and well-being.

Lt. Bruce Britt honored for service and sacrifice

In Print: Lt. Bruce Britt honored for service and sacrifice

By Hailey Stolze | April 8, 2015

Britt died while helping residents evacuate University Village Apartments during a structural collapse last year.

In Print: New engineering center a step in the right direction

By The Maneater Staff | Feb. 25, 2015

Scholarships can only go so far — to truly help minority-group students, providing a supportive community is key.

In Print: Transfer student seeks diversity, identity at MU

By Ruth Serven | Feb. 4, 2015

A record number of students are enrolled for spring semester 2015.

UWire: Four finalists announced for journalism deanship

Posted to UWire by Covey Eonyak Son on Feb. 2, 2015 at 6:37 p.m.

MU officials announced Monday that four finalists are being considered for the deanship in the School of Journalism. According to a news release, Provost Garnett Stokes, whose term at MU started today, announced the following candidates: Sonya Forte Duhé, director and professor at the Loyola University School of Mass Communications ...

In Print: Faculty push to make grievance policy official

By Megan Hager | April 19, 2011

The pilot program has been in place since 2008.

In Print: Commission on Student Success focuses on student retention

By Jimmy Hibsch | Oct. 29, 2010

The commission will release a survey for students not continuing their education at MU.

In Print: Grad school dean finalists selected

By David Conway | Feb. 16, 2010

The interview process for the four candidates will conclude March 2.