um system http://kbia.org en Task force takes inventory of UM system sexual, mental health resources http://kbia.org/post/task-force-takes-inventory-um-system-sexual-mental-health-resources <p>University of Missouri officials said Tuesday they have made progress in their safety and security review of campus. The university has completed taking inventory on their sexual and mental health resources.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:06:31 +0000 Luke Slabaugh 50707 at http://kbia.org Task force takes inventory of UM system sexual, mental health resources These are the people that will find the next MU chancellor http://kbia.org/post/these-are-people-will-find-next-mu-chancellor <p></p><p>The University of Missouri system <a href="http://www.umsystem.edu/ums/news/news_releases/072513_news">has announced its 18-member committee</a> that will lead the search for the new Chancellor of MU’s Columbia campus. The announcement Thursday afternoon <a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/opinions-abound-public-forum-mu-chancellor-search">comes on the heels</a> of two public forums this week discussing the search. UM system spokesperson John Fougere says those hearings and the appointment of the committee were two important steps in the process. He says the next is when the committee first meets in the next couple weeks.</p><p>Current Chancellor Brady Deaton<a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/mu-chancellor-brady-deaton-announces-retirement"> is set to retire on November 15<sup>th</sup></a>, and Fougere says the goal is to have a new chancellor hired before the end of the fall semester. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 22:36:00 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 37742 at http://kbia.org These are the people that will find the next MU chancellor 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 New UM Curator Mike Ponder lays out goals http://kbia.org/post/new-um-curator-mike-ponder-lays-out-goals-0 <p>Keeping tuition affordable is the top goal of the University of Missouri’s most-recently appointed curator.</p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 13:59:46 +0000 Teddy Nykiel 35045 at http://kbia.org New UM Curator Mike Ponder lays out goals Changes in UM System leadership as a vice president retires http://kbia.org/post/changes-um-system-leadership-vice-president-retires <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As one University of Missouri System vice president retires, the system is creating a different position to take over his responsibilities.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:57:09 +0000 Teddy Nykiel 35013 at http://kbia.org Changes in UM System leadership as a vice president retires UM System students take their case to Jefferson City http://kbia.org/post/um-system-students-take-their-case-jefferson-city <p></p><p>Legislation for campus capital improvements and student curators are key issues the Associated Students of the University of Missouri brought to legislators at the capitol Thursday.</p><p>About 50 students from all four University of Missouri campuses gathered to talk to state legislators at the Make a Stand Rally. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 14:18:41 +0000 Bridgit Bowden 31931 at http://kbia.org UM System students take their case to Jefferson City System president discusses first year in office http://kbia.org/post/system-president-discusses-first-year-office-0 <p>A year after taking the office as University of Missouri system president, Tim Wolfe says the number one issue on his agenda is strategic planning. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 20:00:45 +0000 Olga Khrustaleva 28773 at http://kbia.org System president discusses first year in office UM System President Wolfe announces administrative changes http://kbia.org/post/um-system-president-wolfe-announces-administrative-changes <p>University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe announced a few changes to the organization of some administrative offices Wednesday. <a href="https://uminfopoint.umsystem.edu/media/sc/news/010213_release.pdf">In a press release</a>, Wolfe said he will consolidate the roles of Vice Presidents of Academic Affairs, which has been vacant for several years, and the Vice President of Economic Development.</p><p>UM System spokesperson Jennifer Hollingshead says the new person in this position will work with chief academic, research and economic development officers on all of the system campuses. Wed, 02 Jan 2013 22:57:36 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 26735 at http://kbia.org UM System President Wolfe announces administrative changes 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 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 Governor's budget withholdings felt by higher education http://kbia.org/post/governors-budget-withholdings-felt-higher-education <p>Governor Jay Nixon&rsquo;s&nbsp;withholdings announced Friday&nbsp;are expected to&nbsp;be felt by Missouri&rsquo;s higher-education institutions.&nbsp;Nixon announced the removal of&nbsp;$9&nbsp;million&nbsp;from the budgets of Missouri&rsquo;s public colleges and universities, effective July 1st.&nbsp;It&rsquo;s part of $15 million withheld from a budget Nixon says is $50 million&nbsp;out of balance.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 13:43:55 +0000 Melissa Helm 16452 at http://kbia.org Governor's budget withholdings felt by higher education 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 Future of UM System presidential mansion in doubt http://kbia.org/post/future-um-system-presidential-mansion-doubt <p>A recent inspection found that&nbsp;the University of Missouri System President&#39;s house needs approximately $88,000 dollars worth of restoration. Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:15:48 +0000 Orla O'Muiri 13075 at http://kbia.org Future of UM System presidential mansion in doubt Newscast for April 25, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-25-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><p>UMSL&nbsp;to hold an interdisciplinary conference on &quot;consilience.&quot;</p><p>The UM System president&#39;s house needs $88,000 worth of additional repairs and renovations.</p><p>Legislation moving through the state Senate that would make cellphone companies share 911 call information.</p><p>A state Senate panel considers legislation that would make CPR a requirement for Missouri high school students.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:46:20 +0000 Nick Gass 13046 at http://kbia.org MU's Deaton talks budget with faculty council http://kbia.org/post/mus-deaton-talks-budget-faculty-council <p>University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton&nbsp;spoke&nbsp;to the University of&nbsp;Missouri-Columbia Faculty Council Thursday before its regularly scheduled&nbsp;meeting.&nbsp;This was the council&#39;s&nbsp;first meeting since the&nbsp;University system&#39;s Board of Curators approved&nbsp;tuition increases that leave the system with a&nbsp;$47.1 million budget gap. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:21:17 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 9572 at http://kbia.org MU's Deaton talks budget with faculty council Newscast for February 23, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-23-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>The UM System announces the recipients of a $600,000 research investment.</li><li>The Missouri Senate passes legislation that would ban &quot;robocalls&quot; from no-call list members.</li><li>The Missouri House passes legislation that would make English the only language for those wanting driver&#39;s licenses.</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 23:40:56 +0000 Nick Gass 9392 at http://kbia.org UM System announces research recipients http://kbia.org/post/um-system-announces-research-recipients <p>Today the University of Missouri System announced the recipients of a $600,000 investment in two university research teams. The money will be use to further commercialize and expand lab research, which could translate into economic growth in Missouri.</p><p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 20:58:31 +0000 9376 at http://kbia.org UM System announces research recipients 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 Newscast for February 20, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-20-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 14:51:17 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 9126 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 20, 2012 Newscast for February 16, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-16-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:52:32 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8919 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 16, 2012 Tim Wolfe takes office as UM System president http://kbia.org/post/tim-wolfe-takes-office-um-system-president <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Former IBM executive Tim Wolfe took office as the new University of Missouri System president on Wednesday. The businessman has old ties to Columbia.&nbsp;</p><p>By Harum Helmy (Columbia, Mo.)</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 23:41:47 +0000 8894 at http://kbia.org Tim Wolfe takes office as UM System president Curators discuss proposed budget cut outcomes http://kbia.org/post/curators-discuss-proposed-budget-cut-outcomes <p>The University of Missouri System Board of Curators is meeting today in Kansas City. One item on the agenda, and on everyone&#39;s minds, is the budget.</p><p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 23:13:50 +0000 Scarlett Robertson 8093 at http://kbia.org Curators discuss proposed budget cut outcomes 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 UM System urges tuition increases http://kbia.org/post/um-system-urges-tuition-increases <p>The UM system recommends curators approve an average tuition increase of 6.5 percent, with prices at&nbsp;the University of Missouri in Columbia spiking at as much as&nbsp;7.5 percent.</p><p>State Rep. Chris Kelly (D - Columbia) says the decision is inevitable if the system wants to pay its&nbsp;expenses.<br><br>"The Governor's office left the Curators no choice but to go to tuition for money. The state's failing in its obligation, so we're transferring the cost of our education from students and their parents," Kelly said.</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 15:07:29 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8046 at http://kbia.org UM System urges tuition increases UM Curator Haggard steps down http://kbia.org/post/um-curator-haggard-steps-down <p>A member of the University of Missouri Board of Curators has stepped down. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 20:20:24 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 7394 at http://kbia.org UM Curator Haggard steps down Cheryl B. Schrader is new Missouri S&T Chancellor http://kbia.org/post/cheryl-b-schrader-new-missouri-st-chancellor <p>The University of Missouri system has announced its new Chancellor of the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Thu, 19 Jan 2012 18:37:33 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 7307 at http://kbia.org Cheryl B. Schrader is new Missouri S&T Chancellor UM System to announce new president Tuesday http://kbia.org/post/um-system-announce-new-president-tuesday <p>The University of Missouri System will announce its new president Tuesday morning. Mon, 12 Dec 2011 16:58:07 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 5188 at http://kbia.org UM System to announce new president Tuesday