Gary Forsee

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.


Timothy Wolfe

Wolfe Named President of University of Missouri

The 53-year-old was introduced Tuesday as the next leader of the four-campus university system.


Missouri Prepares to Name New University President

University curators have identified a preferred candidate and hope to announce the new hire next week.


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Search for New Mizzou President Close

Flanked by campus police to ensure the confidential process, 13 members of a 20-person advisory panel met in private for more than five hours and interviewed its sole candidate.



Missouri Presidential Search Nears Finish

A 20-member advisory panel is expected to meet today the first time since the search began in January.


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Search Continues for U of M President

University of Missouri curators will meet behind closed doors Saturday morning for the third time this month.


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Missouri Curators Discuss Presidential Search

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


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Missouri Curators Continue Presidential Search

Curators are seeking a replacement for Gary Forsee, who resigned in January to care for his ill wife.


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Search Continues for U of M President

Curators are seeking a replacement for former Sprint Nextel CEO Gary Forsee.


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Forsee Resigns as Univ. of Mo. President

He’d been on leave to care for his wife, who has cancer.



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