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.”
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.”
Schaefer said he wants to see faculty workload considered as a factor to determine if MU is improving its AAU ranking.
The slates address a variety of issues from increasing affordability in housing and dining to advocating for mental health and social justice issues to better the lives of MU students.
Of the 78.8 percent of female victims of penetration by force, 61 percent did not believe the incident was serious enough to report.
Over one-third of MU senior women have experienced unwanted sexual contact while at MU.
Almost one-third of MU senior women have experienced unwanted sexual contact while at MU.
Faculty say the “culture of modesty” limits potential to win awards.
The retirement of 110 tenured faculty provides MU a rare opportunity to rethink diversity and its priorities during the hiring process.
A council survey found faculty, on average, believe the raise process isn’t fair and does not improve faculty morale.
Representing all faculty members and improving all areas of MU academics should be the future provost’s main goals.
Several faculty members expressed concern that AAU metrics are not representative of non-STEM departments.
Wiencek is currently the interim provost of the Virginia Commonwealth University.
Basi said the UM System and MU currently estimate to spend about $10 million in buyouts.
Jorgensen is the third dean to announce his retirement this year.
The partnership would allow MU to sidestep the formal bidding process for defense contracts.
W. Dudley McCarter said alumni support is essential to MU’s membership in the AAU, and hopes to create a new student-recruiting system to gain additional alumni support.
Delafontaine has 37 years of experience in both clinical work and education.
The MU Strategic Operating Plan could be essential for MU to maintain its membership in the Association of American Universities.
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.