university of missouri press http://kbia.org en New director of UM Press takes aim at finances http://kbia.org/post/new-director-um-press-takes-aim-finances <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The new leader of the University of&nbsp;<font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;Press says his top priority is to get the organization&#39;s finances in order.</p><p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:09:00 +0000 Associated Press 41745 at http://kbia.org New director of UM Press takes aim at finances New director of University of Missouri Press named http://kbia.org/post/new-director-university-missouri-press-named <p></p><p>University of Missouri Provost, Brian Foster, announced Friday David Rosenbaum as director of the University of Missouri Press.&nbsp; Rosenbaum is currently the director of product development and project management for the American Heart Association.&nbsp;</p><p>Rosenbaum will start on November 1st.&nbsp; He replaces Jane Lago, former managing editor at the press, who came out of retirement to serve as interim director in October 2012.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:06:59 +0000 Ben Turner 41238 at http://kbia.org New director of University of Missouri Press named Jane Lago selected as University of Missouri Press consulting director http://kbia.org/post/jane-lago-selected-university-missouri-press-consulting-director <p>Jane Lago has been selected as&nbsp; the new consulting director for the University of Missouri Press. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 22:40:47 +0000 Alexis Rogers 23136 at http://kbia.org Newscast for October 5, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-october-5-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Clair Willcox rehired as editor-in-chief of the MU Press</li><li>Lt. Peter Kinder loses case against Affordable Care Act</li><li>Mo. ranks at bottom of 'Energy Efficiency Economy' list</li></ul><p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 22:56:58 +0000 Kristofor Husted 22361 at http://kbia.org MU moves closer to forming a press advisory committee http://kbia.org/post/mu-moves-closer-forming-press-advisory-committee <p>MU leaders are getting close to forming a new advisory committee to lead the University of Missouri Press. Spokesperson Mary Jo Banken says a transition team is currently reviewing nominations and plans to send out invitation letters later this week.</p><p>MU Chancellor Emeritus Richard Wallace says this committee is the first of its kind and has a main goal.</p><p>“To offer advice, to help this campus, MU have the very strongest, highest quality academic press that we can,” Wallace says.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 20:04:37 +0000 Andrea Park 21051 at http://kbia.org Newscast for August 28, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-28-2012-0 <p>Regional news from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>The University of Missouri Press will remain open</li><li>Report says LGBT Missourians tend to be less healthy, have less access to care</li><li>Cole County judge strikes down language in Mo. health care measure</li><li>Lawsuit challenges Mo. on cellphone tracking</li></ul> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 23:47:09 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 20193 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri Press will remain open http://kbia.org/post/university-missouri-press-will-remain-open <p>Updated 8/29/12 3:00 p.m.</p><p>The University of Missouri says it will keep its academic publishing business open and drop plans for a new reimagined publishing operation.</p><p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:08:59 +0000 Kristofor Husted & Associated Press 20163 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri Press will remain open Newscast for Friday, July 27, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-friday-july-27-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Intense demand prompts Nixon to announce more water funding for farmers</li><li>MU Faculty call to postpone press shutdown</li><li>Drought puts cows in Midwest at risk of nitrate poisoning</li></ul> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 13:22:11 +0000 Jacob Fenston 18294 at http://kbia.org Newscast for Friday, July 27, 2012 MU Faculty call to postpone press shutdown http://kbia.org/post/mu-faculty-call-postpone-press-shutdown <p>In the face of a looming University Of Missouri Press shutdown, the campus faculty has decided to send a strong message to President Tim Wolfe: Don&rsquo;t shut the publishing group down just yet. Fri, 27 Jul 2012 00:29:25 +0000 Kristofor Husted 18277 at http://kbia.org MU Faculty call to postpone press shutdown Author wants his book back from University of Missouri Press http://kbia.org/post/author-wants-his-book-back-university-missouri-press <p>The backlash continues over the so-called &ldquo;new model&rdquo; for the University of Missouri Press. one of the Press&rsquo; authors wrote a letter to UM System President Tim Wolfe, who closed the old press as a cost-cutting measure.</p><p>Author Don Spivey notified Wolfe of his desire to remove his biography of baseball legend Satchel Paige from the University of Missouri Press. It was published in May, and Spivey&rsquo;s worried about the future of his book.</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:59:16 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 17795 at http://kbia.org Author wants his book back from University of Missouri Press MU announces "re-imagined" University of Missouri Press http://kbia.org/post/mu-announces-re-imagined-university-missouri-press <p><strong>Updated 1:45pm </strong><em>with comments from Provost Brian Foster and new Press Director Speer Morgan</em></p><p>The University of Missouri System announced in May it would be eliminating the University of Missouri Press, and that process officially started July 1st. Today, the University of Missouri-Columbia campus issued the press release below, announcing a new model to serve similar goals of the ill-fated Press.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 15:59:04 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 17630 at http://kbia.org MU announces "re-imagined" University of Missouri Press UM system undeterred in UM Press shutdown http://kbia.org/post/um-system-undeterred-um-press-shutdown <p>The University of Missouri is standing behind its cost-cutting decision to shutter the school&#39;s academic press. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 22:01:06 +0000 Associated Press 16628 at http://kbia.org UM system undeterred in UM Press shutdown Truman State University Press keeps booking http://kbia.org/post/truman-state-university-press-keeps-booking <p>Despite the announcement of the plan to close the University of Missouri Press, another university press in Missouri is resilient. Thu, 31 May 2012 21:51:30 +0000 Krystal Slusher 15099 at http://kbia.org Truman State University Press keeps booking Newscast for May 25, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-25-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Police discuss heroin increase</li><li>New bus route to run between MU, downtown Columbia</li><li>University of Missouri Press to be eliminated</li></ul> Fri, 25 May 2012 15:27:44 +0000 Jacob Fenston 14773 at http://kbia.org Newscast for May 25, 2012 Newscast for May 24, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-24-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newscast, including:</p><ul><li>The announcement that the University of Missouri Press is closing</li><li>&quot;FASTCAT&quot; is the new bus line in Columbia that will run between the MU campus and downtown Columbia</li><li>The Columbia Fraternal Order of Police continues to call for the removal of Chief Ken Burton</li><li>The Missouri Council of the blind wants a Columbia chapter</li></ul> Thu, 24 May 2012 22:45:43 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 14749 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri Press to be eliminated http://kbia.org/post/university-missouri-press-be-eliminated <p>The University of Missouri Press will close. That&rsquo;s according to a press release issued today by the University of Missouri system. The UM system provides the <a href="http://press.umsystem.edu/catalog/CategoryInfo.aspx?cid=152">University of Missouri Press </a>with a $400,000 yearly subsidy, and according to the press release, the Press has been unable to operate without a deficit in recent years. Thu, 24 May 2012 21:51:15 +0000 Marie Mandelberg 14744 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri Press to be eliminated