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UPDATED: Chancellor Alexander Cartwright to leave MU, UM System President Mun Choi to take over

University of Central Florida Board of Trustees selected Cartwright to serve as their new president-elect.

New connection emerges between Special Olympics Missouri and UM System

The Special Olympics Missouri joined forces with MU, MU Health Care and the UM System to give opportunities for faculty, staff and students of the universities to engage with the athletes of the program.

Meet the administration: MU and UM System

The UM administration oversees operations on all four campuses, while the MU administration oversees operations and academics at MU.

Science of Addiction Symposium to foster UM System collaboration on societal issue

Researchers of various backgrounds will gather in the hopes of increasing addiction treatment and intervention.

Task Force Report formalizes UM System leadership role specifications

The Task Force consisted of leadership from all four campuses and the UM System as a whole.

UM System president announces $260 million in investments

The campuses still face a $80 million shortfall in the coming years.

Chancellor Cartwright celebrates one year as chancellor during his public address

During Chancellor Cartwright’s public address, he elaborated on previously announced initiatives, announced new ROTC scholarship opportunities and introduced new members of the Tiger family.

Presidential Engagement Fellows to spread UM system research throughout the state

“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.”

UM system contributes $5.4 billion to state economy in 2017

Consulting firm Tripp Umbach found that the Columbia campus had a $3.9 billion impact on the state in fiscal 2017.

Board of Curators approves new program to share faculty knowledge with Missouri

The “one university” rule, enrollment updates and finances were also discussed.

UM System Board of Curators discusses tuition, housing at February meeting

New Hall was officially named in honor of African-American journalist Lucile Bluford.

UM System establishes task force to promote use of open educational resources

Fair-use copyright policies enforce cost-saving alternatives in the classroom.

Some MU students could be affected by the end of DACA

MU spokesman Christian Basi: “But, we would also certainly provide as much support for any of our students as we possibly can. It would really depend on the situation and it’s really hard to speculate what that might look like.”

Gov. Greitens nominates Courtney Lauer to fill student representative position

If approved by the Missouri Senate Lauer will serve as the student representative on the Board of Curators until January 2018.

Greitens appoints two new curators and student representative to Board of Curators

In February, more than half of the positions on the UM System Board of Curators were vacant. Greitens filled the remaining vacancies Monday.

Short-term, long-term facility renovations considered by curators

A $100 million multi-phase plan was proposed to renovate or replace outdated research buildings.

State audit of UM System administration highlights possible violations to Missouri State Constitution

The current salary of research administrator R. Bowen Loftin, former chancellor, is 31 percent more than the next highest paid research administrator on campus.

News at the ZOU: March 6 Quiz

True/False, campus elections, Missouri basketball and more in this week’s news quiz.

Commission promotes increased collaboration between UM System campuses

Through the Intercampus Course Sharing initiative, UM System students can take courses from other campuses. But for the spring 2017 semester, the program only offered three courses to MU students.

Nine takeaways from the first Board of Curators meeting

The board discussed recent budget cuts, funding, building projects, tuition and more.