As part of a St. Louis media day, UM System President Tim Wolfe visited with 'St. Louis on the Air' host Don Marsh at St. Louis Public Radio in St. Louis. Among the items discussed were higher education funding, a pending tuition vote scheduled for February 5 during the Board of Curators meeting, recent NCAA regulations allowing stipends for student-athletes, and President Obama's announcement of a free community college proposal.
- St. Louis Media Day, Jan 29
- Seeking Better Value in Government Panel, Dec 2
- UMKC, MSU cut ribbon on new pharmacy program in Springfield, Oct 29
- Legislative Tailgate, Oct 11
- Show Me Value: Chillicothe, Sep 23
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Representative Paul Curtman (MO District 109) hosted a forum on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus in partnership with the Truman School of Public Affairs on ways to encourage efficiency in government. As the chair of the Downsizing State Government committee, Representative Curtman has been researching best practices, including a primary focus on “best value” procurement and public-private partnerships.
Officials from the University of Missouri System, UMKC, and Missouri State University, as well as legislators joined Governor Nixon to cut the ribbon on the new UMKC School of Pharmacy program at MSU in Springfield on October 29.
Missouri legislators from across the state gathered Saturday at the University of Missouri-Columbia for a legislative tailgated hosted by UM System President Tim Wolfe. The tailgate was an opportunity to bring legislators to the Columbia campus to interact with students, faculty, staff and administrators before the 23rd-ranked Tigers took on the 13th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs.
University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe resumed his Show Me Value Tour today with a stop in Chillicothe, kicking off a new school year of stops that continues the conversation he began with Missourians to counter growing sentiment that a college education is not as valuable as it once was.