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Education
8:18 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Nixon recommends hospital renovation for classes

Lincoln University
Credit 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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Education
5:07 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Several officials to lose jobs at Lincoln University

Credit KOMUnews / Flickr

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.

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Politics
8:55 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Jefferson City Council approves 2014 city budget

Missouri Department of Tourism

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

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Education
8:56 am
Thu May 16, 2013

"Innovation Campuses" partner students with colleges, businesses

Governor Jay Nixon stands with Lincoln University President Dr. Connie Hamacher and Linn State Technical College President Dr. Don Claycomb on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Bridgit Bowden KBIA News

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.

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Education
3:36 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Lincoln University's next president talks about goals

Dr. Kevin Rome will take over as President of Lincoln University in June.
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.

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Education
3:14 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Lincoln University names new president

Kevin Rome
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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Education
4:22 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Contracts signed for Jefferson City High School land

Credit File / KBIA

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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Education
5:26 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Lincoln University and Harris Stowe State University receive federal grants

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.

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PM Newscasts
6:09 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Newscast for June 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
Education
4:44 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Lincoln University sued over access to records

Joe Gratz Flickr

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

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Education
5:29 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Lincoln University cuts December commencement for now

KOMUnews Flickr

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.

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Education
11:54 am
Tue April 24, 2012

Lincoln University President to retire

Carolyn Mahoney
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.