The last nepotism policy was scrapped during the 1950s to allow the district to hire a black husband-and-wife team to work in the city's only black school. Now, times have changed.
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Women, LGBTQ students and students with disabilities experience sexual assault and sexual harassment at significantly higher rates than MU's overall student population, the latest Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct shows.
A woman said she was confronted on her porch by a man with a gun who was looking for a person he said had disrespected his deceased friend.
UM President Mun Choi said the Chinese institute that Sen. Josh Hawley has accused of espionage "creates very important cultural exchanges."
UM System President Mun Choi emphasized MU's turnaround since racial protests on campus made national news. The flagship Columbia campus saw double-digit enrollment increases the past two years after experiencing a drop in applications after 2015.
The school board approved a collective bargaining agreement, but spent most of a morning work session learning about issues facing students with special needs.
The committee is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to recommend the creation of the two programs: a master's degree in business and a bachelor's degree for occupational therapy assistants.
MU dropped 10 places in the U.S. News and World Report list of best national universities, but a university spokesman said the university has made recent improvements in several areas.