president Former UM System President George Russell Dies By Ryan Famuliner • Dec 29, 2016 University of Missouri - Kansas City A man who was the longtime chancellor of the University of Missouri campus is Kansas City before serving as the four-campus university system's president has died. New Westminster College President Takes Office By Corey Miller • Jul 3, 2015 Westminster College Westminster College in Fulton is under the direction of a new President. Dr. Benjamin Akande officially took over as the twenty-first President in Westminster history on July 1. Columbia College officially inducts new president By Sarah Kellogg • Oct 17, 2014 File Photo / KBIA Columbia College formally inducted their new president today in a ceremony conducted in the Southwell Complex on campus. Newscast for March 15, 2012 By Scott Kanowsky • Mar 15, 2012 Adam Procter / flickr Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: Presidential hopeful Ron Paul will make a visit to MU. A Nuclear Regulatory Commission public meeting was sparsely attended in Fulton. MU Law School moves up in rankings. Newscast for December 9, 2011 Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including: UM System decides on new president The University of Missouri has chosen its next president and expects to announce its decision next week.