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MU seeks to address faculty diversity concerns after campus climate survey results

Diversity remains one of the worst aspects of working at MU, according to a recent campus climate survey.

MU makes three-year commitment to Aspire to diversify STEM faculty, teaching

Aspire is a three-year commitment to help MU diversify its STEM faculty and be more inclusive in their teaching, research, mentoring and advising.

Kemper Fellow recipients emphasize hands on, continual learning in classroom

The award honors five outstanding faculty members each year with a $10,000 stipend.

Journalism professor awarded Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity

The award is given to professors who have made major accomplishments at MU but are still in their earlier stages within the university.

Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award recipients emphasize collaborative learning

Three junior faculty members in the School of Medicine, the School of Health Professions and the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum received the award.

Economics professor surprised with $5,000 award during lecture

The award is given to top professors in the Department of Economics, in order to honor the legacy of former professor of economics Walter Johnson, who taught at MU for 33 years.

Faculty Institute for Inclusive Teaching holds forum for instructors

FIIT tries to teach instructors the advantages of having an inclusive classroom, and how to achieve that goal.

MU strategic communication professor Shelly Rodgers named nation’s most productive advertising scholar

Rodgers recently received the 2019 SECU Faculty Achievement Award.

First image of black hole revealed, MU astronomy professor gives insight

The Event Horizon Telescope collaboration announced the first image taken of the black hole at the center of M86, an elliptical galaxy that lies 55 million light-years from Earth.

College of Human Environmental Sciences announces new Faculty Scholars program

“One of the things I love about Mizzou is the emphasis they have on helping junior faculty be successful,” HES Faculty Scholar Kelli Canada said.

Scientific society elects three MU faculty for their 'distinguished' research

The honorees’ work covers a range of areas from plant genetics to specialized cardiology.

Faculty expresses discontent over job security, management of funds

The Faculty Council chairman said MU will see increased agitation for labor rights if faculty concerns are not addressed.

Faculty appointed to serve in the Office of the Provost

The faculty fellows will work in three roles: faculty development, academic programs and academic personnel.

Faculty, staff and graduate students protest retiree health insurance changes

Associate professor of religious studies Rabia Gregory: “It’s important to stand with everyone on campus who keeps getting wronged by the Board of Curators and administration. All of us need to stand together. Injustice to one of us is injustice to all of

Administrators talk diversity and budget during spring faculty meeting

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley said at least 600 of the projected 1,500 fewer students for fall 2016 can be attributed to the events of last fall.

Concerned Student 1950 hopes targeted hiring would increase mentorship

Concerned Student 1950 member Maxwell Little: “We have to understand that this is mid-Missouri. This is ‘Little Dixie.’ So the first thing we have to do is eradicate that stigma of being ‘Little Dixie.’ That’s where you start at.”

UPDATED: Curators reject Click’s appeal of her termination

Melissa Click: “I do appreciate the seriousness of this situation. I can, however, maintain that appreciation while expecting the University of Missouri to treat me fairly… and comply with the terms of the Rules and Regulations that govern my employment."

Board of Curators strays from faculty review process in Click firing decision

In the absence of members of the MU community taking action, the Board of Curators felt it needed to do its own investigation, communication department Chairman Mitchell McKinney said.

Concerned Faculty cancels class

Faculty in support of Concerned Student 1950 are cancelling classes Monday and Tuesday to hold a “teach in.”

English department vote highlights faculty dissatisfaction

The English department took the vote Tuesday.