board of curators http://kbia.org en Retiring MU chancellor taking on global issues http://kbia.org/post/retiring-mu-chancellor-taking-global-issues <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The retiring chancellor of the University of Missouri's flagship campus is returning to his academic roots in agricultural economics, but this time with a global focus.</p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:46:12 +0000 Associated Press 43194 at http://kbia.org Retiring MU chancellor taking on global issues University of Missouri leaders want income tax bill to stay dead http://kbia.org/post/university-missouri-leaders-want-income-tax-bill-stay-dead <P>The University of Missouri Board of Curators met Friday morning, and the curators say they are concerned about statewide spending cuts that directly affect the UM System.&nbsp;</P> <P>Missouri governor Jay Nixon froze 400 million dollars in statewide spending in response to threats to override his veto of House Bill 253, a tax-cutting bill that Nixon said would drain state revenue.&nbsp; Republicans have enough seats in the state legislature to override the Democratic governor’s veto in September if they all agree to do so.&nbsp; Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:53:59 +0000 Andrew Nichols 37384 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri leaders want income tax bill to stay dead Benefits for same-sex couples in UM System has local support http://kbia.org/post/benefits-same-sex-couples-um-system-has-local-support <p>University of Missouri system’s Board of Curators recently voted to expand employee’s insurance coverage to unmarried couples including partners of the same sex. Members of the LGBT community and University officials are talking about the change.</p><p>Harry Tyrer is a professor and faculty council member at MU. Tyrer says this benefit change will keep the MU system competitive in recruiting and retaining staff members.</p><p>“It’s more inclusive and it will increase the number of people who will see the University of Missouri as a great place to work at,” Tryer says.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:58:44 +0000 Katie Link 35674 at http://kbia.org Benefits for same-sex couples in UM System has local support Nixon nixes Ponder's appointment to MU Board of Curators http://kbia.org/post/nixon-nixes-ponders-appointment-mu-board-curators <p>Michael Ponder’s tenure with the University of Missouri Board of Curators is over — at least for now. Governor Jay Nixon appointed the Cape Girardeau attorney to the board last month before the start of the 2013 legislative session, but he still needed Senate confirmation for his appointment to become permanent.&nbsp; Nixon formally reversed Ponder’s appointment Wednesday night when it became apparent that he would not win Senate confirmation by Thursday deadline.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 14:51:02 +0000 Marshall Griffin 28500 at http://kbia.org Nixon nixes Ponder's appointment to MU Board of Curators No MU-Governor debate this year over tuition hikes http://kbia.org/post/no-mu-governor-debate-year-over-tuition-hikes <p>University of Missouri undergraduates who are state residents will pay 1.7 percent more in tuition next year as the four-campus system holds its annual hike to the rate of inflation. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 21:57:00 +0000 Associated Press & Ryan Famuliner 28147 at http://kbia.org No MU-Governor debate this year over tuition hikes SEC entry yields another hefty gift for Mizzou http://kbia.org/post/sec-entry-yields-another-hefty-gift-mizzou <p></p><p>The University of Missouri's first year in the Southeastern Conference continues to pay dividends away from the field.</p><p>School officials on Tuesday announced an $8.3 million gift from Don and Audrey Walsworth of Marceline. The donation follows a $30 million gift from the Kansas City Sports Trust in June and a $6.4 million anonymous contribution in December.</p><p>The Walsworth gift will go toward previously announced Memorial Stadium improvements. The school plans to add 6,000 seats to the stadium, which now holds 71,004 fans.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 23:35:26 +0000 Associated Press 28017 at http://kbia.org SEC entry yields another hefty gift for Mizzou UM System Students Likely To Face Tuition, Fee Increases Again Next Year http://kbia.org/post/um-system-students-likely-face-tuition-fee-increases-again-next-year <em>Updated at 5 p.m. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 15:02:00 +0000 editor 25582 at http://kbia.org UM System Students Likely To Face Tuition, Fee Increases Again Next Year Students lobby UM Curators over coal power plant http://kbia.org/post/students-lobby-um-curators-over-coal-power-plant <p>Student advocacy group Coal Free Mizzou presented the MU Board of Curators today with 3,000 student signatures asking the University of Missouri to transition from coal to clean energy. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 22:38:00 +0000 Lee Jian Chung 21145 at http://kbia.org Students lobby UM Curators over coal power plant UM Curators review guidelines for student conduct http://kbia.org/post/um-curators-review-guidelines-student-conduct <p>The University of Missouri System&rsquo;s Board of Curators plans to elaborate on its definitions of sexual harassment and violence in the guidelines for student conduct.<br /> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 22:07:38 +0000 Kristofor Husted 18347 at http://kbia.org UM Curators review guidelines for student conduct Students push for UM Curators vote http://kbia.org/post/students-push-um-curators-vote <p>Students at the University of Missouri are ramping up their efforts to change the status of the student representative on the system&#39;s Board of Curators. Bill Raack reports that legislation to give the student curator voting rights is working its way through the Missouri General Assembly. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 23:47:08 +0000 Bill Raack 10010 at http://kbia.org Students push for UM Curators vote Newscast for February 20, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-20-2012-0 <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</span></p> Mon, 20 Feb 2012 23:42:05 +0000 Chris McDaniel 9156 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 20, 2012 UM Board of Curators approves tuition increase http://kbia.org/post/um-board-curators-approves-tuition-increase <p>The University of Missouri&#39;s in-state undergraduates received a good news today.&nbsp; The UM Board of Curators voted to hold tuition increases to three percent starting this fall.&nbsp; In past weeks there was discussion of raising tuition by two or three times that much.&nbsp; However, the proposed tuition increase will leave MU with a forty-seven million dollar budget gap. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:40:13 +0000 9136 at http://kbia.org UM Board of Curators approves tuition increase UM students petition for voting power on Board of Curators http://kbia.org/post/um-students-petition-voting-power-board-curators <p>The Associated Students of the University of Missouri (ASUM) has started a letter writing campaign to give voting power to the single student representative on the UM Board of Curators. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:14:30 +0000 9131 at http://kbia.org UM students petition for voting power on Board of Curators Curators to meet to discuss tuition increases http://kbia.org/post/curators-meet-discuss-tuition-increases <p>University of Missouri curators will meet Monday to consider raising tuition at the system&#39;s four campuses. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 14:54:34 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 9127 at http://kbia.org Curators to meet to discuss tuition increases 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