PHOTO GALLERY: Gary Forsee as UM president

Friday, January 7, 2011 | 11:51 a.m. CST; updated 12:23 p.m. CST, Friday, January 7, 2011
Gary Forsee, 58, addresses switching from the corporate world to academia, and how he keeps organized to face the challenges of his new job.

A look back through multimedia at Gary Forsee's tenure as University of Missouri system president.

UM System President Gary Forsee answers questions from the audience during an open Town Hall meeting on Nov. 3 in Jesse Hall Auditorium. Forsee addressed both the possible changes in the retirement plan that could affect future employees and the university’s fiscal challenges.
Gary Forsee, president of the University of Missouri System, answers questions from the media during a news conference June 11. Missouri is still a proud member of the Big 12, Forsee said.
CEO and co-founder of Cerner Corporation Neal Patterson, right, and MU System President Gary Forsee answer questions about a major health initiative and partnership with MU during a press conference in the MU School of Medicine on Sept. 28, 2009. "We're going to make a fundamental difference in health care", said Patterson, noting the advances in medical record keeping over the past 20 years.
UM System President Gary Forsee speaks with Jim Moody after the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Feb. 24, 2009.

Click to listen to the audio from UM System President Gary Forsee's State of the University speech on Feb. 6, 2009.
In a 2008 speech, UM System President Gary Forsee says the UM administration is the biggest advocate for students. He also discusses potential job cuts across the UM System.
Former Sprint-Nextel CEO Gary Forsee gives his inaugural speech as the new president of the four-campus UM System at the Reynolds Alumni Center at MU in December of 2007.
Gary Forsee, the former CEO of Sprint Nextel Corp., was named the 22nd president for the UM System on Dec. 20, 2007.

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