mu chancellor http://kbia.org en Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, three months in http://kbia.org/post/chancellor-r-bowen-loftin-three-months <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">R Bowen </span>Loftin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> took over as the Chancellor of the University of Missouri three months ago now, taking the reins from Brady Deaton, who had served as Chancellor for a decade. Now that Dr. </span>Loftin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has had time to settle in Columbia, today on Intersection we’ll talk about what he’s learned about MU since he’s been here, and what his plans are for the University’s future.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 21:25:22 +0000 Ryan Famuliner & Austin Federa 52544 at http://kbia.org Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, three months in MU Extension celebrates 100th anniversary http://kbia.org/post/mu-extension-celebrates-100th-anniversary <p>At a celebration on the Carnahan Quad at MU Thursday, representatives from most of the 114 counties in the state as well as university administrators and state legislators celebrated the 100th anniversary of MU extension.&nbsp; The Extension program focuses on getting research and practical advice out for the use of all people, from youth groups to seniors.&nbsp; MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin was on hand to help celebrate.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 22:29:14 +0000 Jason Hoffman 52305 at http://kbia.org MU Extension celebrates 100th anniversary New MU chancellor makes presence known in first two weeks on the job http://kbia.org/post/new-mu-chancellor-makes-presence-known-first-two-weeks-job <p>Richard Bowen Loftin has made his presence on the MU campus feel like two years as opposed to the two weeks he has been in office.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:21:35 +0000 Brady Finn 48351 at http://kbia.org New MU chancellor makes presence known in first two weeks on the job MU announces R. Bowen Loftin as new Chancellor [live blog] http://kbia.org/post/mu-announces-r-bowen-loftin-new-chancellor-live-blog <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KBIA is covering the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">announcement of MU's next chancellor live and online. Check this space regularly for updates. </span></em></p><p>University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe announced today the appointment of R. Bowen Loftin as MU's next chancellor. Loftin previously served as president of Texas A&amp;M from 2010 to last July.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 00:40:42 +0000 Scott Pham 44785 at http://kbia.org MU announces R. Bowen Loftin as new Chancellor [live blog] 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 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 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 Missouri and Kansas university leaders get hefty retirement packages http://kbia.org/post/missouri-and-kansas-university-leaders-get-hefty-retirement-packages <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>University presidents in Kansas and Missouri have been retiring with substantial financial packages.</p><p>When MU Chancellor Brady Deaton retires this fall, he’ll be director of an institute on international development. He’ll be paid 200 thousand dollars.</p><p>Former KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway received about 340 thousand dollars for two years after he retired in 2009.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 22:40:24 +0000 Associated Press 36221 at http://kbia.org Missouri and Kansas university leaders get hefty retirement packages