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April

25

2016

Statement on the passing of Dr. Mel George

Statement on the passing of Dr. Mel George

I am saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Mel George who served as UM System interim president twice—once post-retirement. His passion...

April

20

2016

Message to the UM Community

The April meeting of the Board of Curators was hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology last week. The S&T staff went above and beyond to make things run smoothly and I appreciate...

April

12

2016

Poetry is Power

Poetry is Power

Poetry is power. In recognition of the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month, I want to share with you how the power of one particular poem changed my paradigm.

March

23

2016

Message to the UM Community

Message to the UM Community

I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kevin McDonald as the UM System’s first ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. Inclusion is vital to the success of all our students, staff and faculty.

March

20

2016

UM System at a Glance: Our Budget

UM System at a Glance: Our Budget

I am happy to share with you a new video that addresses the university's budget and the types of funds that work together to help us achieve our mission of teaching, research, service and economic development.

February

23

2016

UM System at a Glance: Our Structure

UM System at a Glance: Our Structure

I invite you to learn more about the value our system structure brings to our university and our state by viewing the "UM System at a Glance: Our Structure" video.

February

20

2016

The UM System is a Valuable Statewide Asset

The UM System is a Valuable Statewide Asset

Interim President Michael Middleton shares the value of the UM System in Hannibal, Missouri, in a guest column published Feb. 20, 2016, in the Hannibal Courier-Post.

February

12

2016

Message to the UM Community

Last week MU hosted the Board of Curators in the Reynolds Alumni Center for their February meeting. I appreciate the great work the MU staff did to make things run smoothly and extend my heartfelt thanks to them and the UM System team who also worked so hard to prepare for the meeting.

February

11

2016

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

My family has always inspired me – especially my great grandfather, Samuel Alfred Beadle. I want to introduce you to him and hope you’ll join me as I celebrate his legacy this month and always.

February

2

2016

UM System announces progress toward diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives

UM System announces progress toward diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives

Today, the UM System announced a series of open forums beginning February 9 for three final candidates in the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer search. The university has been engaging in a nationwide search for the first-ever CDO for the UM System.

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