The word “inevitable” is being teamed with “job losses” if the University of Missouri system is unable to work its way out of a twelve-and-a-half percent cut in state funding for higher education in 2013.
Businessman Timothy Wolfe was announced as the new president of University of Missouri system Tuesday morning. Wolfe is a long time IBM executive and graduated from the University of Missouri School of Business.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The cost of a college education in the University of Missouri system will be going up if curators vote Thursday and Friday of this week to follow recommendations of hikes ranging up to 6.6 percent.
Interim system President Steve Owens points to a 7 percent cut in state appropriations, a $42 million drop off, when he talks about the proposal to increase in-state fees and tuition.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Many people in Kansas City remember Lucile Bluford as the long-time managing editor of The Call, one of the nation's oldest African American newspapers. But some may not realize the role she played challenging segregation at the University of Missouri's Journalism School in 1939.
University of Missouri system President Gary Forsee is stepping down to care for his ill wife.
School officials announced Friday that the former Sprint Nextel chairman and chief executive is resigning immediately. He has been on an extended leave of absence since early December following his wife Sherry's cancer diagnosis.
Forsee has been president of the four-campus system since February 2008.