20.010 General Organization
Bd. Min. 6-25-67, p. 33,423; Revised Bd. Min. 7-26-18.
The corporate body known as The Curators of the University of Missouri is organized as a university system. The University of Missouri System was formed in 1963 and consists of system administration and four universities: the University of Missouri-Columbia, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Missouri University of Science and Technology, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and all of their component parts, including MU Health, MU Extension and UM Engagement (hereinafter referred to as “University” or “UM System”). The University of Missouri Board of Curators (“Board”) reaffirms the value and importance of the University’s general organization as a university system and the basic concept that the University will be one university system. This one university system concept requires a centrally directed and unified administration and operation and the Board reaffirms the authority already granted to the President to direct the manner of implementation of this concept. The Board expects full cooperation of all faculty and staff to carry out this general policy. The Board directs that in the consideration and drafting of proposed rules and regulations that such concept be followed.