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June

11

2013

Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Named

Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Named
University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe today announced the appointment of Henry C. “Hank” Foley as executive vice president for academic affairs for the UM System. Foley currently serves as vice president for research and dean of the graduate school at The Pennsylvania State University.

May

28

2013

Vietnamese Ambassador Visits University

Vietnamese Ambassador Visits University
President Wolfe and university administrators hosted Nguyen Quoc Cuong, Vietnam's ambassador to the United States, at the Columbia campus to explore trade between Missouri and Vietnam. U.S. Representative Vicky Hartzler (R-Harrisonville) as well as representatives from the City of Columbia joined faculty and staff for a trade forum held at the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

April

30

2013

Show Me Value: Lebanon

Show Me Value: Lebanon
President Wolfe visited Lebanon, Mo., on April 30 as his final Show Me Value visit of the school year. During the visit, he spoke to more than 300 eighth-grade students at Lebanon Junior High, held a community luncheon at the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce and toured Independent Stave.

April

29

2013

Show Me Value: Farmington

Show Me Value: Farmington
President Wolfe visited Farmington, Mo., on April 29 as part of his Show Me Value tour. He visited with more than 300 ninth-grade students at Farmington High School, and participated in a business tour of PlayPower/Little Tikes Commercial and a roundtable with the Farmington Chamber of Commerce.

April

3

2013

Legislative Day 2013

Legislative Day 2013
More than 400 alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the four campuses in the University of Missouri System and MU Extension converged on the state Capitol on April 3rd for the 39th annual Legislative Day. The day is sponsored by the University of Missouri Alumni Alliance and MU Extension and involves visits with legislators, campus and Extension displays, and a rally.

March

22

2013

Show Me Value: St. Joseph

Show Me Value: St. Joseph
President Tim Wolfe made his second stop on the Show Me Value tour March 22 in St. Joseph, Mo. Wolfe visited more than 500 eighth-grade students at four area middle schools: Truman, Bode, Robidoux and Spring Garden.

March

8

2013

Show Me Value: Moberly

Show Me Value: Moberly
UM System President Tim Wolfe launched his "Show Me Value" tour in Moberly, Mo., on March 8 as part of his effort to promote the value of higher education and counter growing sentiment that a college degree is not as valuable as it once was.

March

7

2013

Undergraduate Research Day

Some of the state’s most inquisitive minds gathered today, March 7, for the University of Missouri System’s annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol in Jefferson City.

February

1

2013

State of the University

State of the University
UM System President Tim Wolfe provided the annual State of the University address on Feb. 1, 2013, during the first University of Missouri Board of Curators meeting of the new year. During the address, Wolfe welcomed new members to the board, provided an update on the system's six strategic priorities, and unveiled a communications platform to share the value of the system and higher education with Missourians.

January

4

2013

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
From our outstanding students to our dedicated faculty, staff, alumni and retirees, the UM System continues its tradition of bringing quality education, research, service and economic development to the state and beyond. Please enjoy this New Year's video message from UM System President Tim Wolfe, his wife, Molly, and their two children, Madison and Tyler.
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