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October

18

2013

United Way Day of Caring

United Way Day of Caring
Thanks to all those who volunteered at the Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri! Collectively, 77 volunteers processed 1,017 shaving kits, and 8,801 servings of cereal for the Buddy Pack program.

October

2

2013

Show Me Value: Webb City, Joplin

Show Me Value: Webb City, Joplin
President Wolfe continued his Show Me Value tour with visits in Webb City and Joplin on October 2. Wolfe spoke to more than 600 students at Webb City Junior High to promote the lifelong value of education. To address workforce needs, Wolfe visited with the leadership of EaglePitcher Technologies, an industry leader in integrated power solutions.

September

26

2013

President Wolfe Discusses UM System’s Rural Outreach

President Wolfe Discusses UM System’s Rural Outreach
President Wolfe recently spoke with Brownfield Ag News to discuss the university's outreach in rural Missouri. According to Wolfe, the UM System plays an important role in addressing critical needs of the state.

August

21

2013

The Intersection of Business and Health Care

UM System President Tim Wolfe presented “The Intersection of Business and Health Care: How Lessons from the Outside World Can Improve Lives” on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Lester R. Bryant Auditorium.

August

15

2013

2013 Missouri State Fair

2013 Missouri State Fair
As home to the Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, Mo., welcomes hundreds-of-thousands of visitors to its city each August. This year, UM System President Tim Wolfe visited the fair on Governor's, Legislator's and Judge's Day which included the Governor's Ham Breakfast.

August

6

2013

Hands-on Learning at the MU School of Health Professions

Hands-on Learning at the MU School of Health Professions
The MU School of Health Professions is the UM System’s only school of health professions and the state’s only public allied health program located on a health sciences campus. On Tuesday, August 6, UM System President Tim Wolfe toured the school with Dean Kristofer Hagglund.

August

6

2013

Fire and Rescue Training Institute

Fire and Rescue Training Institute
University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe visited MU Extension’s Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) and the Law Enforcement Training Institute (LETI) today for a briefing on emergency first responder training.

July

31

2013

Closing the Innovation Deficit

Closing the Innovation Deficit
On July 31, UM System President Wolfe and 164 college presidents signed an open letter to the President and Congress in a national effort to close the innovation deficit in higher education. These education leaders believe the nation needs sustained investments in research and higher education to develop the ideas, the people, and the innovations that power the nation’s economy, create jobs, improve health, and strengthen our national security, ensuring that the U.S. maintains its role as global leader.

June

18

2013

Wolfe Addresses Student Loan Interest Rates During Visit to Washington

Wolfe Addresses Student Loan Interest Rates During Visit to Washington
President Wolfe today visited with members of Missouri's congressional delegation in Washington D.C. to discuss efforts to keep federally funded student loan rates affordable for Missouri students. The interest rate for new, subsidized Stafford loans is set to automatically increase from 3.4% to 6.8% on July 1, unless Congress acts.

June

12

2013

MU Chancellor Announces Retirement

MU Chancellor Announces Retirement
Brady Deaton has announced that he will retire from his position as chancellor of the University of Missouri, effective Nov. 15.
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