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.
The UM administration oversees operations on all four campuses, while the MU administration oversees operations and academics at MU.
Researchers of various backgrounds will gather in the hopes of increasing addiction treatment and intervention.
The Task Force consisted of leadership from all four campuses and the UM System as a whole.
The campuses still face a $80 million shortfall in the coming years.
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.
“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.”
Consulting firm Tripp Umbach found that the Columbia campus had a $3.9 billion impact on the state in fiscal 2017.
The “one university” rule, enrollment updates and finances were also discussed.
New Hall was officially named in honor of African-American journalist Lucile Bluford.
Fair-use copyright policies enforce cost-saving alternatives in the classroom.
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.”
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.
A $100 million multi-phase plan was proposed to renovate or replace outdated research buildings.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.
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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.
The board discussed recent budget cuts, funding, building projects, tuition and more.
President-designate Mun Y. Choi introduced specific goals, such as providing open source textbooks, for promoting student success.