MU’s cost-cutting plan lacked faculty input, group says

Monday, July 23, 2007 | 1:53 p.m. CDT; updated 1:42 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — When MU Chancellor Brady Deaton announced July 9 that the university’s new financial plan, Compete Missouri, would require an administrative “hold” on new teaching hires, he said the support of faculty would be important to the plan’s chances for success.