The new president said he has a lot to learn about running a system of large, public universities, but he is confident his skills in the corporate world will help him succeed.
Former Sprint Nextel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Gary Forsee is the four-campus system’s new president.
In an unanimous vote, university curators on Thursday picked Forsee, 57, to become the university system’s 22nd president.
Columbia will be the second stop on the former New York City mayor’s one-day trek across Missouri. The event is open to the public; no tickets are required.
Columbia Public Schools will not participate in the Committee for Educational Equality’s future appeal of the Missouri Supreme Court’s ruling on the statewide school funding lawsuit.
Freezing rain across much of central and southern Missouri caused power outages to more than 100,000 customers Monday as icy roads were blamed for at least one death.
Gov. Matt Blunt announced today he will ask for $31.2 million for the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center at MU in the supplemental budget recommendation.
Representatives Ed Robb, R-Columbia, Judy Baker, D-Columbia, Jeff Harris, D-Columbia and Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, discuss their concerns and goals for the 2008 legislative session.
Missouri legislators filed bills about Illegal immigration, dogfighting, hate crimes and cyber-bullying on Monday.
“Matt Blunt: Document Destroyer” was created and paid for by the Missouri Democratic Party in response to the e-mail controversy in the governor’s office.
The potential hiring of a former telecommunications executive as the next University of Missouri System president has some faculty worried that the finalist lacks the necessary experience in academia.
Missouri’s non-partisan method is a model for many states, but opponents say it’s out of date and keeps the public in the dark.
Proving where the crme took place is not suject to the same burden of proof at trial.
The governor declined to say if the resignation was forced and would not give a timeline of events.
More than three years after his children disappeared, Dan Porter was charged Tuesday with their slayings, telling reporters that he had confessed and was still haunted by their deaths.
The story of a girl who killed herself after receiving cruel messages on the Internet is prompting calls from her family for legal reforms to better protect against online harassment.
Hundreds of bird-watchers, backpackers, hunters and rafters from across the state are lobbying Congress to designate about 50,000 acres as federally protected wilderness areas.
Here’s an early look at who will compete in 2008 to represent Columbia and Boone County's five state House districts.
The Transportation Department said it needs a budget increase now that state funds are drying up.
The mother of a Columbia man charged with murder was held in contempt of court Wednesday after shouting at a witness during her son’s trial at the Boone County Courthouse.
Nearly a year after the chandelier in the Capitol building fell to the floor, it was raised and lit Wednesday. For the first time in 40 years the dome was fully illuminated.