Stokes accepted a five-year contract after a unanimous vote from UNM’s Board of Regents.
Cartwright currently serves as the provost and executive vice chancellor at the State University of New York.
Foley served as interim chancellor of MU for over a year and had previously said he’d like to stay in the position permanently.
An executive order inspired local protests, the university has millions of dollars in budget cuts and more in the first Maneater news quiz of the semester.
UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton and MU College of Engineering Dean Elizabeth Loboa will lead the search to fill the position, which has been held by an interim for 13 months.
Interim Chancellor Hank Foley expressed his desire to retain the position.
Now that Loftin is gone, columnist Elane Edwards tries to figure out where Foley should begin.
A retrospective assessment of Loftin’s tenure as chancellor