UM Curators http://kbia.org en Contract for inquiry caps firm's billable hours http://kbia.org/post/contract-inquiry-caps-firms-billable-hours <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A contract shows the law firm hired by the University of Missouri Board of Curators to investigate how the University of Missouri handled a student's rape allegation has capped its billable hours at $120,000.</p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:16:21 +0000 Associated Press 48753 at http://kbia.org Contract for inquiry caps firm's billable hours Nixon appoints J. Michael Ponder to UM Board of Curators http://kbia.org/post/nixon-appoints-j-michael-ponder-um-board-curators <p>Gov. Jay Nixon appointed Cape Girardeau attorney J. Michael Ponder to the University of Missouri Board of Curators for the second time on Monday.</p><p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 22:31:38 +0000 Teddy Nykiel 34871 at http://kbia.org Nixon appoints J. Michael Ponder to UM Board of Curators UM leaders put wallets behind tobacco tax hike http://kbia.org/post/um-leaders-put-wallets-behind-tobacco-tax-hike <p>A November ballot measure to significantly raise Missouri's tobacco tax to increase public education spending is drawing financial support from leaders of the state's flagship university.</p><p>The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the campaign donors in favor of the Proposition B ballot measure include university curator Warren Erdman, who contributed $5,000. His company, Kansas City Southern Railway Co., gave $25,000.</p><p>Other contributors include university system President Tim Wolfe, with a $1,000 donation; and chancellors from three of the system's four campuses.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 17:27:28 +0000 Associated Press 22966 at http://kbia.org UM leaders put wallets behind tobacco tax hike Curators approve tuition increase http://kbia.org/post/curators-approve-tuition-increase <p>University of Missouri curators have voted to increase tuition by 3 percent for Missouri residents starting this summer. Out of state students will see a tuition increase of 7.5 percent. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:14:20 +0000 9191 at http://kbia.org Curators approve tuition increase UM curators to discuss possible tuition increases http://kbia.org/post/um-curators-discuss-possible-tuition-increases <p>University of Missouri curators are meeting Thursday in Kansas City to discuss a possible tuition increase for the 2012-13 academic year. Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:16:12 +0000 Associated Press 8073 at http://kbia.org UM curators to discuss possible tuition increases Newscast for December 6, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-december-6-2011-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri legislatures question proposed statewide health care exchange</li><li>Columbia City Council approves gender protection ordinance</li><li>The season&#39;s first snowfall causes problems for mid-Missouri drivers</li><li>UM Board of Curators continues search for next UM System president</li></ul> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 00:42:07 +0000 Ryan Schmidt 4868 at http://kbia.org UM Curators Put MU's Future in Deaton's Hands http://kbia.org/post/um-curators-put-mus-future-deatons-hands <p>The University of Missouri&rsquo;s Board of Curators met today in Kansas City. Fri, 21 Oct 2011 22:51:59 +0000 2218 at http://kbia.org