university of missouri board of curators

8:26 am
Fri June 20, 2014

UM Curators approve budget and discrimination policy change; consider atheltics projects, Title IX

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At its meeting Thursday the University of Missouri Board of Curators approved the 2015 fiscal year budget, which is nearly $3 billion dollars in total revenue for the four campus system.

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5:35 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

University releases findings from the investigation in the death of MU swimmer Sasha Menu Courey

Head of the investigation Edward Dowd speaks at the press conference on April 11, 2014 to present new findings and answer questions about the process.
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  The University of Missouri System Board of curators held a press conference Friday afternoon to discuss the investigation report on Sasha Menu Courey. The investigation was performed by Dowd Bennett law firm based in St. Louis-- who found university officials should have acted on information they had back in November of 2012. President of the UM System Tim Wolfe issued this statement after the report's release.

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4:41 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Mo. initiative would let student curators vote

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College students may turn to the statewide ballot to try to win a greater say in decisions at Missouri's public universities.

A proposed ballot initiative made public Tuesday would give a vote to students who sit on the governing boards of public universities. Those student representatives currently can attend meetings and participate in discussions but don't get to vote on matters.

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7:21 am
Mon July 22, 2013

MU seeks public opinion on Deaton's replacement

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The University of Missouri won't be publicizing the names of its top choices for the flagship campus' next chancellor, but system President Tim Wolfe still wants public input on the closed search.

A one-hour public forum begins at 10 a.m. Monday in Jesse Hall Auditorium in Columbia. A second session is set for the same time Thursday at Wrench Auditorium in Memorial Union.

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9:53 am
Wed February 20, 2013

MU prepares for vote on non-tenure track faculty representation

When the original administration building of the university burned in 1892 the columns were left standing. They stand today on Francis Quadrangle and are an iconic image of the university's Columbia campus.
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MU’s non-tenure track faculty are lobbying for improved representation within the university.

A proposed change to the Collected Rules and Regulations was discussed at a faculty forum Tuesday afternoon. The amendment would redefine “faculty” in order to give voting privileges to non-tenure-track professors. 

Nicole Monnier is associate teaching professor of German and Russian Studies, and one of four non-tenure track representatives on the Faculty Council.

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4:30 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Nixon appoints Columbia's Ann Covington to UM Board of Curators

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Governor Jay Nixon has appointed former Missouri Supreme Court Judge Ann Covington to the University of Missouri Board of Curators. In a press release Thursday afternoon, Governor Nixon calls Covington - who lives in Columbia - a prominent leader in Missouri for the last 25 years.

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6:04 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

eLearning discussed at UM Board of Curators orientation

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New appointees to the University of Missouri Board of Curators were welcomed to their positions Wednesday morning.

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4:47 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

Job losses possible for MU campuses

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The word “inevitable” is being teamed with “job-losses” if the University of Missouri system is unable to work its way out of an expected twelve and a half percent cut in state funding for 2013.

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12:00 pm
Mon January 23, 2012

KBIA Newscast for January 23, 2012

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:


  • Nominee for University of Missouri Board of Curators remains in limbo
  • Bonnie and Clyde's guns go up for auction
  • Nixon cuts University funding but warns against tuition hikes