big 12 Forsee wanted MU to stay in Big 12, e-mails say By Associated Press • Mar 19, 2012 File / KBIA The group of Kansas City business leaders who tried unsuccessfully to keep Missouri from leaving the Big 12 Conference for the SEC included former University of Missouri president Gary Forsee. Newscast for March 19, 2012 By Scott Kanowsky • Mar 19, 2012 File / KBIA Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: A former UM system president may have expressed his desire to keep Missouri in the Big 12. Missouri's weekend GOP caucuses marred by infighting. An injured bald eagle rescued from Lake of the Ozarks golf resort. Big 12 announces settlement with MU: $12.4M By Ryan Famuliner • Feb 28, 2012 Karen Mitchell / KBIA Sports Extra The Big 12 conference announced its agreement with MU on its website Tuesday afternoon. Here is the text of the article posted on the conference's website: Chancellor Deaton talks specifics on SEC move By Ryan Famuliner • Dec 14, 2011 Ryan Famuliner / KBIA More than a month after the move was made official, University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton spent an hour with reporters this afternoon to ‘de-brief’ the move to the Southeastern Conference from the Big 12. MU Celebrates Move to SEC By Ryan Famuliner • Nov 6, 2011 Karen Mitchell The University of Missouri has announced it will join the Southeast Conference next July. KBIA Sports Extra Special Coverage of MU-SEC Announcement By Ryan Famuliner • Nov 6, 2011 Karen Mitchell / University of Missouri Follow this link to KBIA Sports Extra's special online coverage of the University of Missouri's move to the Southeastern Conference. Exam: October 17, 2011 By Ryan Famuliner • Oct 19, 2011 This week: a discussion on the possible academic impact of athletic conference realignment. Plus, MU signs an agreement with a University in India to work with nanomedicine and nanotechnology.