The board discussed the naming of New Hall, an MU residence hall, after black journalist Lucile Bluford, who was denied entrance to the journalism school based on her race.
If approved by the Missouri Senate Lauer will serve as the student representative on the Board of Curators until January 2018.
In February, more than half of the positions on the UM System Board of Curators were vacant. Greitens filled the remaining vacancies Monday.
In total, there are now five vacancies on the nine-person board.
There will be a $2 million payroll cut to compensate for a decrease in funds.
The board has all seats filled for the first time since November.
Incoming ASUM Executive Director Steven Chaffin: “We’re undergoing the process of selecting a new UM System president, and we’re seeing that students aren’t going to stand to not have their voices heard at the administrative level.”
Tracy Mulderig: “Getting to know people in the system personally and seeing some of the good that it does, I think I have a more balanced perspective.”
Graham’s term will last until Jan. 1, 2018.
Interim UM System President Mike Middleton: “This is a time of significant challenges to be sure, but also a time of significant opportunity.”
Current representative Tracy Mulderig: “The new student representative will have the responsibility of helping all campuses move forward and heal.”
ISC will submit three candidates for the next student curator to Gov. Jay Nixon.
Opponents cited “a lack of experience” as a major reason against a voting student curator.
Gov. Jay Nixon appointed three new curators in the past week.
If students vote in favor of the change, it will still need to be approved by the state legislature.
Previous bills failed due to concerns about the students' ability.
Similar legislation has been proposed each year since 2002.
The curators also voted on legal services expansion and a new spending plan.
Missouri students discussed concealed carry and student curator with state legislators.