KCOU's relationship with the Missouri Students Association senate will end slowly over the next five years, along with the funding it receives from MSA. The station's management hopes KCOU will survive by gaining new listeners and finding new sources of revenue.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton said Tuesday that about 50 positions, including research and grant- and contract-funded faculty positions, are unfrozen. The rest of the 300 open positions will be closed.
The freeze will apply to open positions and searches currently under way and will affect administrative, staff and faculty positions.
A new certification program between the MU College of Education and School of Nursing aims to improve the state of child psychiatry by training nurses, teachers and other education providers in adolescent mental health.
Chinese students are enrolling in U.S. universities in record numbers, encouraged by aggressive recruiting, China’s booming economy and the growing Chinese middle class. Their enrollment grew by 20 percent in 2007.
Washington University is phasing out almost all of its sales of bottled water because of its costs to society in energy and expense.
On Thursday, Stephens College President Wendy Libby announced she would be leaving Columbia to take the presidency at Stetson University in central Florida. Libby talks about her tenure at Stephens and why she is moving on to Stetson.
MU has joined 12 universities working to fight climate change in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Institute and the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, two nonprofit organizations working for the effective use of resources and sustainability.
After six years at Stephens, Libby will be the first female president at Stetson University.
The numbers of students taking the SAT has risen 30 percent since 1998; the number of ACT-takers has risen 43 percent.
Sgt. Matt Eversmann, a war hero from the infamous Black Hawk Down mission, visited MU to share his experiences in battle and the lessons learned of selfless service and courage.
Sarah Steelman, who lost in the Republican primary to Kenny Hulshof, will teach a political science course on public policy and leadership.
The center is a product of Chancellor Brady Deaton’s "Task Force for a Veteran-Friendly Campus," and will help returning veterans transition into student life.
MU officially joined the Billion Dollar Club on Friday with Chancellor Brady Deaton’s announcement that donations and gifts to the university have surpassed $1 billion in the university’s "For All We Call Mizzou" campaign, set to end in December.
TOMS shoes gives a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair of shoes purchased at their on-campus event.
A California company that donates one pair of shoes to a needy child for every pair it sells will bring shoes to purchase and decorate.
An early look at enrollment data for fall 2009 shows that the number of applications to MU is way up, making MU the only Big 12 university seeing an increase in applications for next year.
Nuclear disarmament advocates discuss some of the problems the disarmament movement faces.
MU faculty voted Wednesday to amend the grievance procedure, according to Faculty Council Chairman Tom Phillips. One of the major changes would be to include an administrator on the initial body that gathers and evaluates information related to a complaint.
Republican Rep. Ed Robb and former legislator Chris Kelly agree that higher education needs to be better funded but disagree on who would be the more effective legislator.