MU's Lafferre Hall will undergo renovations, but it's not the only campus facility in need. A growing student body adds to the pressure of providing students with modern facilities.
As part of the agreement, Drury faculty will travel to Barstow's Shanghai and Ningbo campuses in China to offer instruction in subjects, such as creative writing, that are rarely taught in China.
Hindman tells the 276 Honors College graduates who received degrees at the ceremony that they "must strive to continually learn and improve."
Eighty-eight graduates from the college received degrees.
"At times, you will need to be creative in order to persevere and succeed and you have to be able to perceive what your goals are before you can accomplish them," commencement speaker Ronald McGee told the graduates.
Forty-two percent of eligible faculty accepted MU's voluntary separation program and will receive payouts of up to $200,000 each.
The fourth Title IX administrator candidate, Richard Olshak, held an open forum Thursday at Memorial Union. He spoke about his goals, changing MU's culture and keeping Title IX in the forefront.
Stephens awarded a scholarship to a homeless eighth-grader in New York. She can use the money to attend the school whenever she graduates high school.
The fourth and final candidate for MU's Title IX administrator position, Richard Olshak, will participate in an open forum at 3:45 p.m. Thursday in Stotler Lounge III in Memorial Union.
Ellen Eardley, the third candidate for the position, explained how her background in law and women's studies would make her ready to go in the job, if chosen.
Ellen Eardley will meet the public at an open forum at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday in room 2501 in the Leadership Auditorium in the MU Student Center.
This weekend's ceremonies will present 2,570 degrees, including 1,916 bachelor's degrees and 474 master's degrees. Other speakers include Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin and John Haskins, managing editor of magazines at The New York Times.
The Missouri Department of Higher Education has withdrawn a proposed rule change that would make scholarships available to students at Western Governors University Missouri and online-only school.
The 21-year-old MU junior allegedly sent anti-semitic slurs and threats that targeted a Jewish woman and man.
Eighty-four masters students from both schools will work in clinics across the state.
MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin plans to appoint new members to fill vacancies after the start of the new year. The plan, known as MUSOP, outlines specific goals for MU, including recruiting and maintaining top faculty members.
Some faculty are worried that the buyout program is too broad, while others fear their departments will struggle to fill newly vacant spots.
The MU 8 high protein diet study, led by assistant professor Heather Leidy, shows signs of increased satiety and better glycemic control.
After the vigil the Hispanic American Leadership Organization will host a screening of the documentary "The Missing 43: Mexico's Disappeared Students."
The renovations will create 6,000 square feet of additional usable space, including a new lecture hall. Some of the original flooring and doors will be preserved.