tim wolfe http://kbia.org en 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