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Founded after the Civil War by black veterans, Lincoln University has - for now over 140 years - served students of all races and backgrounds from across the globe. On this week's Thinking Out Loud, KBIA's Trevor Harris visits with members of the Lincoln University community about the school's present strengths and future aspirations. 

Paul Pepper: Yvonne Matthews, "Kwanzaa"

Dec 26, 2014

Today Paul Pepper and Lincoln University's YVONNE MATTHEWS talk about the symbols and meanings surrounding Kwanzaa, which starts today! December 26, 2014

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Kristina D.C. Hoeppner

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is asking the Legislature for $10 million to renovate a hospital for classes at Lincoln University.

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Several officials at Lincoln University are losing their jobs in reorganization by the public university in Jefferson City.

The Jefferson City News Tribune reports the building and grounds director, a tutor and the vice presidents for administration, academic affairs and university advancement will be losing their jobs.

The vice president for student affairs will become the dean of students with reduced responsibilities and a nearly 22 percent pay cut.

Jefferson City Council approves 2014 city budget

Sep 5, 2013
Jefferson City aerial view
/ Missouri Department of Tourism

The Jefferson City Council officially approved the 2014 city budget at its meeting on Tuesday. 

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A new partnership between Lincoln University, Linn State Technical College, and several Jefferson City businesses will allow students to earn credit that could go toward either school.

Lincoln University's next president talks about goals

Feb 7, 2013
North Carolina Central University

The administrator recently named as Lincoln University’s new president says more funding and national recognition are two key goals he has for the university.

North Carolina Central University

An administrator at a college in North Carolina will become the new president of Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Lincoln University curators announced Friday that Kevin D. Rome will be the school's 19th president, beginning June 1.

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Lincoln University and Linn State Technical College have signed a contract to purchase the campus that will soon be vacated by Jefferson City High School.

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Kristina D.C. Hoeppner

Two Missouri schools are among several historically black colleges and universities nationwide receiving grants from the U.S. Department of Education.

Newscast for June 12, 2012

Jun 12, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Lincoln University sued over access to records
  • Cole County to install 15 new tornado sirens
  • Columbia 'Downtown District Board' to vote on 'Tiger Town' street closures
  • Report: Callaway County leads state in teen alcohol, drug abuse
Joe Gratz / Flickr

A national education organization has filed a lawsuit against Lincoln University in Jefferson City over access to records.

Lincoln University cuts December commencement for now

May 31, 2012
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December graduates at Lincoln University are going to have to wait another five months before they can walk across the stage. Lincoln is suspending December commencement activities until further notice.

Lincoln University

In a brief press release Tuesday, the Lincoln University Board of Curators announced that Dr. Carolyn R. Mahoney intends to retire from her position as President of the University on August 15th.

The press release says a search committee for her replacement will be appointed immediately.

According to the University's website, Mahoney has been President since February 2005. She's also a current Commissioner on the Midwestern Higher Education Compact.