Jack Magruder has been appointed to the Missouri Higher Loan Authority and Timothy Joyce has been appointed to the Missouri Housing Development Commission.
On the eve of her departure as Stephens College president, Wendy Libby and her colleagues look back on the successes of her six years at Stephens.
The annual sale starts at 6 a.m. and goes until noon.
The "Caring for Missourians" program offers money to state universities and community colleges in hopes of alleviating the critical shortage of health care workers. The University of Missouri System would receive $24 million for its campuses.
Sidney Larson's ability to restore old murals and create new ones gave him a reputation as one of Missouri’s most prominent artists, his friends said. He was also known for his 50-year teaching career at Columbia College. Mr. Larson died at his home on Thursday, May 21, 2009.
The troubled economy has hampered the University of Missouri System's efforts to increase the salary of faculty members. Associate professors experienced the greatest salary increase, an average of 7.5 percent, for the 2008-09 academic year.
Under the proposed plan, the University of Missouri System could get $24 million to help instruct an additional 209 medical doctors, pharmacists, dentists, optometrists, nurses and other health care professionals.
University of Missouri President Gary Forsee announced Thursday that 22 positions in the system would be eliminated, and these jobs range from lower-level administration to executive vice president.
After a flag-raising ceremony on the college's Bass Commons, the gathering headed to Missouri Hall for the formal opening of the Veterans Service Center, which has been open unofficially since mid-March and is intended to make life easier for veterans, one college official said.
Also for Memorial Day weekend, a group of pilots from Lemoore is in Columbia to participate in the 2009 Salute to Veterans Memorial Day Air Show on Saturday and Sunday.
The Military Recognition Day will feature a ribbon cutting for the college's new Veterans Service Center.
The former University of Missouri System president replaces another interim president at New Mexico State University while the regents continue to search for a permanent replacement.
Governor Nixon addressed the graduates at the MU School of Law Hooding Ceremony.
Ceremonies resumed at MU on Saturday with the Honors Convocation and graduations, such as the Arts and Science Commencement.
At graduation Saturday, MU senior Laura Myers received congratulations for completing her degree and finishing third in the Jeopardy! College Championship, winning $29,900.
Among those graduating Friday were members of the MU College of Veterinary Medicine and the Robert J. Trulaske Sr. College of Business.
MU senior Laura Myers can't say how well she fares in the college version of the popular game show, but, well, she's planning a trip to the World Cup in South Africa next year.
Galen Suppes, a professor of chemical engineering at MU, said he wanted legal ownership of his commercially valuable resarch. He said the school did not recognize the financial potential of his inventions. According to MU, he sought the patents without crediting the university, but a federal judge dismissed the school's lawsuit.
The House voted down a bill that included expanding a college scholarship program and raising minimum pay for teachers.
Campus Facilities starts in January to prep Francis Quadrangle for graduation. The 650 employees of Campus Facilities work to make sure the area is picture perfect for commencement.
Substituting the Student Center for Brady Commons has disappointed many MU students, who say they miss the open spaces that they used to hang out in. Lounge space is available in the new building, though it's not widely publicized.