The land at stake is in St. Charles County and is next to the Katy Trail, the Weldon Spring Conservation Area and Busch Greenway.
He recounted stories from his own educational and occupational journey.
The campuses still face a $80 million shortfall in the coming years.
President Choi and Chancellor Cartwright give updates on budget cuts, faculty retention, cost of attendance
The discussion included plans about the provision of new resources for research, salary increases for faculty members and students’ cost of attendance.
“The plan is to have faculty who are already good at communicating with the public to be out there, but not just in local areas across the entire state,” Angela Speck, professor and director at the MU Department of Physics and Astronomy, said. “Between all of the engagement fellows, we’ll cover every county in the state.”