tim wolfe http://kbia.org en Providence Point property soon to become space for UM System events http://kbia.org/post/providence-point-property-soon-become-space-um-system-events <p>The Providence Point hilltop mansion in central Columbia will no longer be reserved as the University of Missouri System President's residence. The system will soon be renting the property out to university businesses and organizations.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:22:43 +0000 Louis Kaczmarek 55247 at http://kbia.org Exam: UM reveals results of Sasha Menu Courey investigation, Menu Courey's parents react http://kbia.org/post/exam-um-reveals-results-sasha-menu-courey-investigation-menu-coureys-parents-react <p>The University of Missouri System Board of Curators held a press conference Friday aftern­oon to discuss a report investigating MU's handling of the Sasha Menu Courey case.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:47:30 +0000 Katarina Sostaric 51328 at http://kbia.org Exam: UM reveals results of Sasha Menu Courey investigation, Menu Courey's parents react Missouri cancer center announces partnership http://kbia.org/post/missouri-cancer-center-announces-partnership <p></p><p>University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe announced Friday the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center will be collaborating with the MD Anderson Network.</p><p>The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is based in Houston and is recognized as one of the nation’s best cancer centers. This center focuses on education, research, and professional training in advanced cancer treatment. &nbsp;</p><p>Wolfe said that he predicts this decision will play a big role the advancement to eradicate cancer.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:11:13 +0000 Rickelle Pimentel 50026 at http://kbia.org Missouri cancer center announces partnership UM President Will Recommend No Tuition Increase http://kbia.org/post/um-president-will-recommend-no-tuition-increase <span style="line-height: 1.5;">The president of the University of Missouri says he will go along with </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Jay Nixon’s request and recommend that tuition for the system’s four campuses not go up next year.</span><p>Tim Wolfe, who visited with junior and senior high school students in the Bayless School District in south St. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:46:06 +0000 Dale Singer 47118 at http://kbia.org UM President Will Recommend No Tuition Increase New chancellor to build from MU's strengths http://kbia.org/post/new-chancellor-build-mus-strengths <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of Missouri Columbia named its new chancellor Thursday. R. Bowen </span>Loftin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who announced in July he was stepping down as Texas A&amp;M’s president, will now <a href="http://kbia.org/post/mu-announces-r-bowen-loftin-new-chancellor-live-blog">take over</a> as chancellor for MU on Feb. 1, 2014.</span></p><p>Before becoming president of Texas A&amp;M in 2010, the 64-year-old Texas native served as a professor of engineering and held leadership roles at Dominion University and University of Houston.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 23:31:11 +0000 Kristofor Husted 44838 at http://kbia.org New chancellor to build from MU's strengths MU to announce next chancellor http://kbia.org/post/mu-announce-next-chancellor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of Missouri plans to announce its next chancellor on December </span>5th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, in the Donald W. Reynolds Alumni Center.</span></p><p>Former chancellor Brady Deaton retired on November 15th, and had served as chancellor of the university for 9 years. Many faculty members anxiously await the announcement of the new chancellor, especially those who have worked under multiple chancellors.</p><p>Professor of Biochemistry Frank Schmidt said he’s seen two types of chancellors at MU over the years.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:46:10 +0000 Jenn Croft 44760 at http://kbia.org MU to announce next chancellor Missouri names top lawyer as interim chancellor http://kbia.org/post/missouri-names-top-lawyer-interim-chancellor <p></p><p>The University of Missouri is again turning to its top lawyer as a temporary campus leader, this time as acting Columbia campus chancellor while the search for Brady Deaton's successor continues. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:26:31 +0000 Associated Press 42841 at http://kbia.org Missouri names top lawyer as interim chancellor University of Missouri prevails in syllabus suit http://kbia.org/post/university-missouri-prevails-syllabus-suit <p>The University of Missouri has prevailed in a public records lawsuit filed by an education advocacy group that sought access to professors' copies of course outlines.</p><p>A Boone County Circuit Court judge recently rejected the National Council on Teacher Quality's efforts to compel release of copies of course syllabi under the state's open records laws. University of Missouri system President Tim Wolfe disclosed the favorable ruling in an email to university employees last week.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 22:14:20 +0000 Associated Press 37934 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri prevails in syllabus suit Opinions abound at public forum for MU chancellor search http://kbia.org/post/opinions-abound-public-forum-mu-chancellor-search <p>As the search to replace retiring MU Chancellor Brady Deaton begins, a public forum held in MU’s Jesse Hall Monday allowed people to tell UM System leaders what they want to see in a future chancellor.&nbsp; It was the first of two public forums held on MU’s campus this week.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>A handful of MU faculty, staff, and students voiced their opinions at the hour-long forum.&nbsp; They discussed what they thought should be required of the next chancellor, and what key areas of strength he or she should have.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 22:24:54 +0000 Andrew Nichols 37526 at http://kbia.org Opinions abound at public forum for MU chancellor search 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 Newscast for June 14, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-june-14-2013 <p></p><p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Nixon taps St. Louis-area official for state board</li><li>Nixon leaves for European business trip</li><li>UM Curators approve 2014 budget, announce plans for Deaton institute Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:30:10 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 35487 at http://kbia.org UM Curators approve 2014 budget, announce plans for Deaton institute http://kbia.org/post/um-curators-approve-2014-budget-announce-plans-deaton-institute <p>The University of Missouri System Board of Curators approved its 2014 budget Friday. UM System President Tim Wolfe says the budget identifies strategic areas for funding to help strengthen the university brand.</p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:13:42 +0000 Kristofor Husted 35485 at http://kbia.org UM Curators approve 2014 budget, announce plans for Deaton institute MU Chancellor Brady Deaton announces retirement http://kbia.org/post/mu-chancellor-brady-deaton-announces-retirement <p>University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton announced today that he will step down as chancellor effective November 15 of this year. &nbsp;</p><p>Deaton says the time was right.</p><p>“(The decision to retire) did not happen quickly, let me say, I looked at a range of issues. The success and the coming together of the planning that we have been engaged in has been a very big part of it. And frankly the lack of absence of any major crises as I see them right now, you don’t want to choose that time,” Deaton said.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:05:19 +0000 Ryan Famuliner & Bridgit Bowden 35329 at http://kbia.org MU Chancellor Brady Deaton announces retirement University of Missouri System appoints new vice president of academic affairs http://kbia.org/post/university-missouri-system-appoints-new-vice-president-academic-affairs <p></p><p>University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe appointed Henry Foley as the system’s new vice president of academic affairs today. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:20:44 +0000 Meredith Turk 35268 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri System appoints new vice president of academic affairs State and campus leaders meet with Vietnamese ambassador, urging increased trade, student presence http://kbia.org/post/state-and-campus-leaders-meet-vietnamese-ambassador-urging-increased-trade-student-presence <p></p><p>The Vietnamese ambassador to the United States is visiting Missouri for the first time this week to discuss trade opportunities and student growth.</p><p>Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Cuong met with US Congressmember Vicky Hartzler, Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid and University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe to discuss the opportunities for trade between Missouri and Vietnam.</p><p>During the discussion, Hartzler noted that the demand for agricultural products in Vietnam presents an opportunity for Missouri producers.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 14:21:16 +0000 Genevieve Reaume & Andrew Kauffman 34511 at http://kbia.org State and campus leaders meet with Vietnamese ambassador, urging increased trade, student presence University of Missouri Health System opens new wing http://kbia.org/post/university-missouri-health-system-opens-new-wing <p>University of Missouri Health System officials and UM System President Tim Wolfe officially opened the new patient care tower at the MU Hospital at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday morning. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:51:49 +0000 Amanda Weston 30599 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri Health System opens new wing UM System President kicks off education campaign in Moberly http://kbia.org/post/um-system-president-kicks-education-campaign-moberly <p>University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe spoke to a crowd of Moberly high school freshmen Friday about the long-term benefits of higher education.&nbsp; Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:38:29 +0000 Batul Hassan 30132 at http://kbia.org UM System President kicks off education campaign in Moberly 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 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 Historic MU B&B serves up 10000th breakfast http://kbia.org/post/historic-mu-bb-serves-10000th-breakfast <p>Columbia&rsquo;s The Gathering Place celebrated its 10,000th breakfast served as a student-run facility.</p><p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 20:31:14 +0000 Carly Sedberry 15360 at http://kbia.org Historic MU B&B serves up 10000th breakfast 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 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 As tuition goes up, is it worth the price? http://kbia.org/post/tuition-goes-it-worth-price <p>With the cost of a college education continuing to increase and state funding simultaneously decreasing, some are beginning to question the value of attending a university at all. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 23:24:09 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 9155 at http://kbia.org As tuition goes up, is it worth the price? 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 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