UM system en UM System Board Extends Benefits To Same-Sex Couples <p></p><p>The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted unanimously Thursday to extend employment benefits to same sex couples employed by the UM System.</p><p>“Effectively, more and more employers and institutions such as the University of Missouri System realize you need to have these types of benefits in order to remain competitive in a state environment,” said&nbsp;AJ Bockelman, Executive Director of PROMO – a Missouri LGBT rights group that has been advocating for this change.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:24:09 +0000 Ryan Schuessler 38530 at UM System Board Extends Benefits To Same-Sex Couples Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p> Brad Pitt’s Foundation To Help Revamp Empty Kansas City School<br /> Free Clinics Not So Free Anymore<br /> A Push For A Shorter Candidate Filing Period<br /> Missouri House Endorses English-only Driver’s Exams<br /> Curators OK 3 Percent Tuition For UM System</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 14:23:49 +0000 Maria Carter 12887 at