The UM System Board of Curators unanimously approved the changes Thursday. Sexual assault investigations can begin immediately, rather than being delayed until criminal proceedings begin.
Funding increases for the schools would be based on how well they meet criteria they have submitted and had approved by Missouri's Coordinating Board for Higher Education
Statistics show that female participation in computer sciences has dropped to 18 percent, down from 37 percent in the 1980s. To combat this, Google launched a new campaign, "Made with Code" focusing on changing the gender disparity in its workforce.
The UM System Board of Curators will vote Thursday on changes in rules and regulations regarding Title IX and sexual assault.
The two plans, which would have affected students who use graduate and family housing, came to light in the months after the University Village walkway collapse.
Columbia Municipal Airport was home to Stephens College Aviation Department from 1941 until about 1960.
The School of Music announced May 30 that Gaines will be its new director. Her main goal as the new director is to help get the school a new building and renovate the Fine Arts Building.
An MU researcher has received a $330,000 National Science Foundation grant to study the linguistic properties of African languages.
The month after a walkway collapsed at University Village and killed a Columbia firefighter, MU decided to add residence halls and other auxiliary buildings to a regular cycle of assessments by an outside firm.
University Village residents were told to stay away from the area where Ameren Missouri officials were working to fix a gas line break Tuesday. MU and Ameren gave conflicting accounts of what caused the break.
MU named Linda Bennett to the position of interim Title IX coordinator. She's currently an assistant to the provost and an associate professor of learning, teaching and curriculum.
President Barack Obama on Monday put his pen to a presidential memorandum that he said could help an additional 5 million borrowers lower their monthly payments.
One person was appointed to the Lincoln University Board of Curators in Jefferson City and two students representatives were named for other boards.
The Mizzou Alumni Association's newest project, Traditions Plaza, is an amphitheater that will take up most of the northern circle of Mel Carnahan Quadrangle. The stage and a "family circle" at the southern end of the plaza, will be made up of engraved bricks bought by alumni and family.
The matching grant program is for the MOST 529 college savings plan and is worth up to $500.
Kansas City-based startup Knoda will get a $50,000 boost.
Jim Spain, the vice provost for undergraduate studies, said he plans to have the proposal on the chancellor's desk by the end of the fall 2014 semester.
Two of the local students attended Rock Bridge High School, two attended Hickman High School, and one attended Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City.
Attorneys for the Board of Curators in their response to the Britt family's lawsuit said that MU believed University Village apartments were "structurally sound and safe at all relevant times" and challenged the ability of Lt. Bruce Britt's family to sue.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday announced an additional $35 million in spending cuts for public schools and universities, citing concerns about declining state revenues from lottery sales and casino taxes.