The UM System's decision to make contributions to its retirement fund went into effect Wednesday. Some employees are concerned that it affects lower-income workers too much, but the system says the move was caused by the recession and that it has done all it can to protect lower-income workers.
The director of MU's Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory stepped down to a researcher because of a conflict of interest, according to a statement issued by the university.
Chris Nicastro, superintendent of the Hazelwood School District superintendent, is to begin her duties Aug. 1.
As the recession continues, a growing number of college students are applying for federal financial aid this year.
MU's Economic Downturn work team works with students and families to make them aware of the financial opportunities available through the university.
The new Missouri Psychiatric Center is to replace the Mid-Missouri Mental Health Center. The new center is to operate under MU Health Care with most of its existing staff.
Missouri State University's audit is part of a series of regular inspections. The university was last audited in 1992 and 1995.
Local financial aid directors agree with the Obama administration's plan to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.
The MU Tour Team is doing its best to help visitors and prospective students touring campus by providing water, staying inside as much as possible and taking it slow.
New college students across the U.S. are transferring from private universities to lower-priced public institutions, often because of economic fears.
A study conducted by MU researchers has linked the evolutionary growth of the human brain to larger populations and increased social competition.
BusinessWeek recently named Columbia the best small city in Missouri for business start-ups. The success is attributed partly to the large college-aged population.
MU's Office of Admissions says its transparent process makes it unlikely that the university will experience problems like those at the University of Illinois.
Aaron Sickel, an MU graduate student, said the event consists of a series of lectures and workshops intended to help students with their research.
UM System President Gary Forsee and the Board of Curators sent a statement to Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday asking him not to veto House Bill 22, legislation that would provide funding for systemwide capital improvements and research projects.
UM System President Gary Forsee is sending a statement to Gov. Jay Nixon, urging that he not veto a House bill that includes significant funding for Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.
UM System President Gary Forsee will deliver a message to the governor outlining the System's concerns about Nixon potentially vetoing a bill that contains much higher education funding, including money for Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.
MU was one of two universities in the nation to receive the 2009 Truman Foundation Honor Institution award, which recognizes the campus's commitment to service and to its Truman Scholars.
Nixon's administration already has said he will make line-item vetoes to a budget bill that would spend $381 million of stimulus funds over the next two years, largely on capital improvement projects.
George Justice, associate dean of MU's graduate school, will serve as its interim leader.