The commission, created by state Sen. Kurt Schaefer and led by MU contributor Jeanne Sinquefield and former UM System President Gary Forsee, will review the UM System’s policies and administrative structure.
Five members of the public spoke at the forum.
The UM system will also launch a website for interested candidates.
The curators’ search for the next UM system president starts Thursday.
Curators say the search for the university's 23rd president begins immediately.
Enrollment grew in 2010, but tuition held steady.
His duties will be delegated among chancellors, vice presidents and the UM system general counsel.
The renovation of Mark Twain residence hall was included in the list of projects.
A tuition increase for the 2012 academic year could be used to pay professors more.
The UM system Board of Curators will decide on a new employee benefits system in December.
The Enterprise Investment Program aims to help start-up companies develop and commercialize intellectual property at MU.
The UM system president addressed the Board of Curators on Friday.
The reform to health care law resulted in expansion of the UM system’s coverage.
The Missouri legislature will not consider funding changes until 2011.
The UM System president said MU has a record of loyalty to the Big 12.
The campaign has not yet reached the UM system Board of Curators.
The Board of Curators also approved new degree programs in film and science.