Consulting firm Tripp Umbach found that the Columbia campus had a $3.9 billion impact on the state in fiscal 2017.
A headquarters in Missouri could bring opportunities to MU students.
Many local businesses did not hire over the summer.
The grant would impact about 480 Missouri workers.
The senator also said health care reform would help businesses, not hurt them.
Despite the rocky economic state worldwide, students continue to travel.
Students will have to buy supplies at University Bookstore or online.
CASH helped to create more than 240 part-time positions on campus.
The governor toured high-tech companies in Kansas City and St. Louis.