Craig van Matre http://kbia.org en Proposed housing development worries north Columbia residents http://kbia.org/post/proposed-housing-development-worries-north-columbia-residents <p>Members of a neighborhood association in north Columbia are expressing concern about how their neighborhood will be affected by a planned multiple-unit development on the corner of Walnut Street and College Avenue. At a meeting Monday the North Central Columbia Neighborhood Association requested the developers put $1 million in a form of a trust to give back to the community. Tue, 01 May 2012 13:59:01 +0000 Nichole Cartmell 13330 at http://kbia.org Proposed housing development worries north Columbia residents GOP state legislators oppose curator appointment http://kbia.org/post/gop-state-legislators-oppose-curator-appointment <p>Columbia attorney Craig Van Matre faces obstacles of time and partisan politics in his bid for a permanent seat on the UM System Board of Curators.</p><p>Craig Van Matre’s time is running out as a UM curator. He’s held the position since Governor Jay Nixon appointed him last June, but Missouri’s constitution requires a vote on his confirmation by Thursday. Some aren’t keen on making Van Matre a permanent board member.</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 15:19:13 +0000 Nick Gass 8048 at http://kbia.org GOP state legislators oppose curator appointment Newscast for February 1, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-1-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>UM system recommends tuition increases at all four campuses.</li><li>Joplin wrestles with letting tourists into destroyed areas.</li><li>The appointment of Craig Van Matre to the UM Curators faces an uphill battle. Wed, 01 Feb 2012 14:59:01 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8045 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 1, 2012 Future uncertain for Board of Curators nominee http://kbia.org/post/future-uncertain-board-curators-nominee <p>The nomination of a Columbia attorney to the University of Missouri Board of Curators remains uncertain as state lawmakers continue to question his gubernatorial appointment.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:19:44 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 7509 at http://kbia.org Future uncertain for Board of Curators nominee