Cartwright currently serves as the provost and executive vice chancellor at the State University of New York.
Garnett Stokes appointed interim chancellor, Gary Ward appointed interim vice chancellor for student affairs
Stokes will serve as interim chancellor until a permanent chancellor is hired.
On the one-year anniversary of top administrator resignations, a look back at MU’s history of student activism.
Former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin: “If we do something which is too hurried and too shallow, it becomes something that won't be sustainable.”
R. Bowen Loftin has experience in the field, having worked with agencies like NASA and the military to develop effective ways to train and educate.
While interim Chancellor Hank Foley and interim UM System President Mike Middleton make the same amount of money as those who came immediately before them, their contracts vary in page length and formality.
A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.
While it wasn’t the first time beer was absent at Senior Sendoff, last year’s alcohol-free celebration received pushback from students.
From a fired professor to a leaked confidential letter, MU ended up in some bizarre situations this year.
It may be hard to have certain conversations, but it’s easier than having the two top administrators resign within 12 hours of each other.
R. Bowen Loftin: “People seem to think I’m doing nothing, which is totally false. I’ve been very busy since all this happened back in November.”
Former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin: “If it all works out, then we’ll hopefully be able to move out around the middle-to-late part of April.”
Former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin: “You can look back and say that if I’d done this differently, this might not have happened. But what’s the value in that? You cannot go back and relive history. I can’t change what’s happened.”
Now that Loftin is gone, columnist Elane Edwards tries to figure out where Foley should begin.
“He is out of touch with the students, faculty and staff,” MSA president-elect Rebecca Lambe said in a November 1991 Maneater article, speaking about former Chancellor Monroe.
Loftin’s transition agreement details the new roles he will be involved in at MU.
The foundation for Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin’s resignation was laid long before students called for UM System President Tim Wolfe’s removal.
A retrospective assessment of Loftin’s tenure as chancellor
Effective immediately, R. Bowen Loftin is no longer the chancellor of MU.
Planned Parenthood CEO Laura McQuade said she wants a campus leader who won’t respond to political pressure.