Former CEO takes helm of UM system Monday

Monday, February 18, 2008 | 3:17 p.m. CST; updated 7:25 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Gary Forsee’s first day as president of the University of Missouri System included some of the formalities that come with a desk job: getting one’s initial calendar ironed out, successfully getting logged into the company computer network and, yes, even learning how to work the phones.