The degree will add an emphasis area in family and consumer sciences.
The project is part of a five-year capital plan for the UM System.
Three leased properties were approved as potential MU housing if needed to house incoming students.
There were a few updates from the committee, including the introduction of MU School of Medicine interim dean.
A new partnership with Cengage and updated housing and dining rates headlined the November board meeting.
The meeting took place on UMKC’s campus on Sept. 20 and 21.
The Task Force consisted of leadership from all four campuses and the UM System as a whole.
The appeal extends a three year long dispute over MU graduate workers’ right to collectively bargain with the university, which both the Coalition of Graduate Workers and the Professional Graduate Council have vouched for.
They also agreed to combine the Ethics and Compliance Hotline and the Bias Hotline.
The “one university” rule, enrollment updates and finances were also discussed.
New Hall was officially named in honor of African-American journalist Lucile Bluford.
The board discussed the naming of New Hall, an MU residence hall, after black journalist Lucile Bluford, who was denied entrance to the journalism school based on her race.
The varying projects will benefit each of the UM System campuses and MU Health Care, to be reviewed again in March.
The Board welcomed two new curators and a new student representative, marking the first time the full board has met in months.
New Hall President Ryan Geising: “There was a huge time crunch to get the hall ready. So, yes we are able to host students and have them live here, but we are not to the standard that the other halls are at.”
Athletic Director Jim Sterk: “Being able to compete not only with the SEC but nationally — I think this allows us to keep on par in a great way, allows Barry [Odom] to be competitive with recruiting and allows our student athletes the latest in facilities
If approved by the Missouri Senate Lauer will serve as the student representative on the Board of Curators until January 2018.
In February, more than half of the positions on the UM System Board of Curators were vacant. Greitens filled the remaining vacancies Monday.
A $100 million multi-phase plan was proposed to renovate or replace outdated research buildings.
Get to know the three new curators who will have a say in major decisions regarding MU.