timothy wolfe Tim Wolfe takes office as UM System president Harum Helmy / KBIA Former IBM executive Tim Wolfe took office as the new University of Missouri System president on Wednesday. The businessman has old ties to Columbia. By Harum Helmy (Columbia, Mo.) Search continues for MU Law School dean By Associated Press • Feb 6, 2012 File / KBIA The search for the University of Missouri's next president was guided by one unwavering principle: keep candidate names secret. But such confidential searches are hardly the norm on the MU campus. More on the University of Missouri's big changes By Ryan Famuliner • Dec 19, 2011 Allan Vestal / KBIA This week on the show: we dive in to the two biggest stories at the University of Missouri this year – the new UM system president and the move to the SEC. MU/Rock Bridge son returns home to take UM helm By Carah Hart • Dec 13, 2011 Allan Vestal/KBIA After almost a year of searching, the University of Missouri has a new system president.