The Board of Curators set out in 2011 to hire the 23rd UM System president with the assistance of an advisory committee consisting of faculty and students — but it’s unclear if the board took their opinions into account.
From a fired professor to a leaked confidential letter, MU ended up in some bizarre situations this year.
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.”
The UM System Board of Curators discussed potentially using an open, closed or hybrid model for the search.
Reuben Faloughi: “To know that other students have that same experience and are willing to stand up with you because you did, it’s so empowering. It makes the sleepless nights worth it. It makes the threats worth it. It makes the struggle worth it.”
The amended contract extended Wolfe’s term as president from 2015 to 2018.
“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.
A retrospective assessment of Loftin’s tenure as chancellor
MU is just one of the four schools in the UM system that lost its system president Nov. 9.
This movement will make a difference.
Eric Scott from Coalition of Graduate Workers: “A few personnel changes do not change the fundamental problems of this university.”
Some students admitted they were not aware of resignation or had not been keeping up with everything that was going on.
The three petitions have more than 1,500 signatures combined in less than 24 hours.
A lot happened on campus today. We put it all in order.
Here’s a recap of the major events on Nov. 9.
The initiatives include a first-ever chief diversity, inclusion and equity officer for the UM System and one at each system campus.
NAACP, ADL and Forum on Graduate Rights speak out after UM System president resigns.
Tensions between protesters and media grew as the number of people in the quad grew.
Wolfe resigned Nov. 9 after mounting pressure from students, faculty and staff.