TIMELINE: MU's past presidents and chancellors
December 5, 2013 | 8:09 p.m. CSTMU Chancellor Brady Deaton retired Nov. 15. The next chancellor was announced Thursday. Starting in 1841, the chief administrator for MU was the university president. In 1963, the University of Missouri became a four-campus system, making the main administrator at MU the chancellor. Since the university’s inception, it has had 21 leaders.