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University of Missouri to Name New Chancellor

University system President Tim Wolfe plans to announce the new hire at a Thursday morning news conference.


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Missouri Curators Again Meet Behind Closed Doors

The University of Missouri’s governing board has scheduled its second closed meeting in 10 days as the search for a new Columbia campus chancellor nears an end.


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Search for New MU Chancellor Begins

The University of Missouri curators was meeting Friday and will likely hire a search firm to vet candidates.


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Mizzou Chancellor Brady Deaton Retiring November 15

Deaton, who was named chancellor in 2004, announced his retirement Wednesday in Columbia. The university has not named his replacement.


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MU Softens Decision To Move Nuclear Engineering Team

Chancellor Brady Deaton told the campus Faculty Council that the “dysfunctional” program was “less than what we should offer to aspiring students.”


University of Missouri officials have announced that system president Gary Forsee has resigned on January 7, 2011. The former Sprint Nextel chairman and chief executive who has been president of the four-campus system since February 2008, is leaving to care for his wife Sherry following a December cancer diagnosis. Steve Owens, the system's general counsel, will continue to handle Forsee's duties until a replacement is chosen.  UPI/University of Missouri

Emails Show Forsee Wanted to Keep Mizzou in Big 12

Kansas City business leaders tried unsuccessfully to keep Missouri from leaving the Big 12 Conference including former University of Missouri president Gary Forsee.


University of Missouri Chancellor Dr. Brady Deaton announces to a crowd of supporters that the school has accepted a bid to join the South Eastern Athletic Conference  during an announcement at the Student Center in Columbia, Missouri on November 6, 2011.  Missouri will leave the Big 12 to join the 78 year old conference.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mizzou Officially Joins SEC

Listen to the entire official announcement that was made at the Mizzou Student Center on Sunday. Speakers included Brady Deaton, Mike Alden, Bernie Machen, and Mike Slive.


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Missouri Curators Discuss Presidential Search

A public meeting agenda released Wednesday afternoon makes no mention of athletic conference realignment.


A general view of Mountaineer Field is seen during first half play between the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Louisiana State University Tigers during the game on September 24, 2011 at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Big 12 Approves WVU to Replace Missouri

Since there is no timetable for Missouri to complete its expected departure from the Big 12, there is no timetable for West Virginia to receive a formal invitation.


University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Missouri Takes Another Step Toward Leaving Big 12

While Deaton avoided saying that he favors leaving the Big 12 or identifying the SEC as a potential landing spot, it was clear that the SEC is the target.



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