r. bowen loftin http://kbia.org en MU sets single-year fundraising record http://kbia.org/post/mu-sets-single-year-fundraising-record <div style="margin:14pt 0;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">Today&nbsp;University of Missouri Advancement officials announced that MU has set a single-year record for fundraising. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:05:43 +0000 Jason Hoffman 55826 at http://kbia.org MU sets single-year fundraising record All parts of MU will shoulder a sliver of $3.8 million state withholding http://kbia.org/post/all-parts-mu-will-shoulder-sliver-38-million-state-withholding <p></p><p></p><p>The University of Missouri is making cuts across the board to make up for money it expected it to receive from the state government, but will not. In an email to university staff Thursday, Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said MU must make up for an additional $3.8 million that is not coming to the University due to Governor Jay Nixon's recent general revenue withholdings. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:53:19 +0000 Louie Kaczmarek 55615 at http://kbia.org All parts of MU will shoulder a sliver of $3.8 million state withholding The many Tweets of Chancellor Loftin http://kbia.org/post/many-tweets-chancellor-loftin <p>Last week Chancellor Loftin <a href="http://kbia.org/post/chancellor-r-bowen-loftin-three-months">joined us</a> on <a href="http://kbia.org/programs/intersection-kbia-hd">Intersection</a> for a big-think conversation on his vision for MU, a fiscal path forwards, and steps the University is taking to keep students safe. His professional qualifications were readily known when he arrived on campus, but what much of MU was not expecting was a quirky and engaging Twitter aficionado. As the semester winds to a close, KBIA's Andrew Gibson compiled some of the Chancellor's finest Twitter moments.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 12:49:35 +0000 Andrew Gibson & Austin Federa 52675 at http://kbia.org The many Tweets of Chancellor Loftin 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 MU chancellor vows changes after assault report http://kbia.org/post/mu-chancellor-vows-changes-after-assault-report <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The University of Missouri's new chancellor says he is prepared to make the school "accountable and responsible" after an independent review faulted its response to a former swimmer's rape claims.</p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:17:39 +0000 Associated Press 51411 at http://kbia.org MU chancellor vows changes after assault report MU awards professors with Kemper fellowships http://kbia.org/post/mu-awards-professors-kemper-fellowships <p>An associate professor of voice and voice area coordinator was one of the five teachers to receive the 2014 William T. Kemper Fellowship on Monday. <a href="http://music.missouri.edu/faculty/harrell.html">Ann Harrell</a> had a pleasant surprise when University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin and Commerce Bank Chair Jim Schatz awarded her with the fellowship that includes a $10,000 check.</p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:07:35 +0000 Sara Pang 50561 at http://kbia.org MU awards professors with Kemper fellowships Exam: Davis talks diversity training, Loftin completes first two weeks as chancellor http://kbia.org/post/exam-davis-talks-diversity-training-loftin-completes-first-two-weeks-chancellor <p>Former University of Missouri football player Michael Sam came out as gay earlier this month. He came out to his teammates last August—that season, he also became the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, and helped lead the Tigers to a 12-2 record. Now, Sam could be the first openly gay player in the NFL.</p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:34:36 +0000 Katarina Sostaric 48352 at http://kbia.org Exam: Davis talks diversity training, Loftin completes first two weeks as chancellor 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 Mizzou celebrates 175th birthday http://kbia.org/post/mizzou-celebrates-175th-birthday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The University of Missouri’s held its birthday party at the MU Student Center Tuesday, commemorating 175 years. KBIA’s Emerald O’Brien reports on the celebration.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:09:12 +0000 Emerald O'Brien & Xiaosu Tian 48024 at http://kbia.org Mizzou celebrates 175th birthday 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