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Missouri loosens gun laws, but not on campus

MU ASUM President Christopher Dade: “The bill should have little impact to students while they are on campus.”

In compromise, legislators limit cuts to UM System and MU

Tuition across the UM System will not increase for the 2016–17 school year.

Controversial Missouri religious freedom bill moves forward

The resolution, if passed, would make Missouri the first state to vote on a religious liberties amendment to the state constitution.

Presidential search committee approves qualification statement

Advertisements, op-eds and videos have been published in recent months to boost the UM System’s image.

Senate proposes funding increase to UM System

The proposed bill differs from a previous House budget, which would have cut MU funding significantly.

MU must make budget cuts with transparency and pragmatism

With the $32 million budgetary shortfall MU faces, our interim administration must make cuts with the student body in mind.

What you need to know about the House's vote on the budget

Rep. Caleb Jones was the only lawmaker from Boone County to vote for the cuts.

Click’s termination not enough to stop budget cuts

Sen. Kurt Schaefer: “The University of Missouri has a very 1950s-style model of governance. That makes them sluggish and unresponsive.”

Nearly 40-hour filibuster not enough: Anti-LGBTQ legislation going to Missouri House floor

Missouri citizens will vote on the proposed amendment in an upcoming election if it passes through the House.

MU to experience $32 million budget loss from enrollment decrease

Budget cuts and a hiring freeze are two of the plans that will be implemented to save money.

Missouri legislature passes $1 million in cuts to MU

Another proposed amendment to the budget, which was withdrawn, would cut state funding for MU from $169,305,944 to $1.

Bill addresses underage drinking

Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville believes the bill will broaden awareness of supplying alcohol to minors.

Amendment could increase protection of human trafficking victims

Missouri’s Safe at Home program could see an extension that will give confidential addresses to victims of human trafficking.

Proposed bill could diversify Board of Curators by profession

All six of the board’s members are lawyers.

UM System faces $8 million in proposed cuts

Proposed reductions would include cuts to salaries of Melissa Click, her department chair and the College of Arts and Science dean.

STORIFY: UM System leaders and MU administrators testify at committee meeting

The Joint Committee of the Missouri Legislature met today to discuss MU funding, Click employment.

UM System president talks progress, asks for patience in address to curators

Interim UM System President Mike Middleton: “A lot of people in groups blaming other people in groups for what our beloved university is facing. I can tell you it’s downright exhausting.”

Lawmakers pledge support for UM System

Rep. Caleb Rowden: “Cutting any sort of funding to the university as some sort of retaliatory statement is unfair, it it shortsighted, and it’s unnecessary.”

STORIFY: Foley promises to 'embrace the future' in State of the University address

The interim chancellor talked about raising graduate student stipends, increasing the number of MU Police Department employees and improving campus climate.

Missouri legislators could bring changes to state campuses

One bill would allow permit holders to have concealed carry firearms on college campuses.