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A $100 million multi-phase plan was proposed to renovate or replace outdated research buildings.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.
The curators discussed differential tuition as an alternative to imposing supplemental fees for individual schools and colleges at their meeting Thursday.
Jeff Layman, Jamie Farmer and Darryl Chatman fill three out of five empty Board of Curators seats.
A Board of Curators meeting, MSA election updates and more in this week’s news quiz.
The board discussed recent budget cuts, funding, building projects, tuition and more.
More budget cuts, a much-needed win for men’s basketball, a new art exhibit and more in this week’s news quiz.
In total, there are now five vacancies on the nine-person board.
Board to discuss state funding cuts, tuition and UM Systems Review Board suggestions.
The system is still financially stronger than most universities, Chief Financial Officer Brian Burnett said.
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