missouri review http://kbia.org en MU group plans celebration of University of Missouri Press, amidst planned changes http://kbia.org/post/mu-group-plans-celebration-university-missouri-press-amidst-planned-changes <p>Classes for the fall semester at MU begin today, and as students return to school a campus group fighting plans to dramatically revamp the University of Missouri Press is holding a public celebration of the academic publishing house.</p><p>The Coalition to Save the University of Missouri Press opposes system President Tim Wolfe's decision to fire the press's 10 employees. The university’s plans for the press include a digital-driven alternative overseen by the editor of the Missouri Review literary journal.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 13:26:02 +0000 Associated Press 19692 at http://kbia.org MU announces new university press model http://kbia.org/post/mu-announces-new-university-press-model <p><strong>Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/"> Intersection website.</a></strong> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 23:07:47 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 17661 at http://kbia.org MU announces new university press model 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