October 16, 2018
Inside Mizzou Podcast: Homecoming, Ep. 6 Now in its 107th year, Homecoming is a comprehensive tradition that embraces so many aspects of the Tiger spirit. From the parade to the blood drive, the football game to decorating the windows around downtown, this event celebrates what makes Mizzou special and what unites our community. But with […]
October 9, 2018
In this issue: Chancellor Cartwright celebrates fall semester successes; Curators Distinguished Professor Emeritus George P. Smith wins the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; St. Louis Symphony performs works by three Mizzou student composers; Art on the Move visits Farmington, Mo.; and the Mizzou community runs the Inclusive Excellence Mile.
October 2, 2018
Inside Mizzou Podcast: Indigenous Cultures, Ep. 5 For centuries, art has been a tool to document and study culture. Today, art forms like animation, film and digital storytelling create dynamic opportunities for cultural study, including the study of indigenous cultures.
September 25, 2018
Chancellor Cartwright highlights MU partners in Thailand; Anthropology graduate students and faculty study the 1918 flu epidemic; Professor Mike Metz researches whether there is one “right” kind of English; MU Extension coordinates dairy grazing apprenticeship for Missouri farmers; and Celebrate Ability Week showcases campus accessibility and success.
September 18, 2018
Inside Mizzou Podcast: Tiger Football, Ep. 4 With the 2018 football season off to a great start, the Tigers are ready to roar; ready to celebrate the Tiger spirit with the Mizzou cheerleaders, Golden Girls and Tiger’s Lair; ready to hear the wonderful music from Marching Mizzou. Because the tremendous experience of Tiger football goes […]
Mizzou extends concern, support related to Hurricane Florence
Sept. 14, 2018 Students, faculty and staff, For those with loved ones enduring Hurricane Florence, we join in your concern for our friends and families in the Carolinas.
September 11, 2018
Mizzou student Taylor Cofield wins Pickering Fellowship on her path to becoming a U.S. diplomat; new partnership with NAVAIR center helps Mizzou community bolster national defense; annual summer fire school helps Missouri responders manage the heat; and MUPD trains hard to keep campus safe.
Faculty working group to review incentives programs
Chancellor Cartwright appoints a working group to review and make recommendations around financial incentive programs and infrastructure (staffing, resources, facilities and policies) that support individual scholars and research teams.
Where People Meet Possibilities
In his “State of the University” speech on Aug. 22, 2018, Chancellor Cartwright underscores progress and urges continued focus to build upon Mizzou’s strengths.
August 21, 2018
Inside Mizzou Podcast: Tradition, Ep. 2 From Homecoming to Tap Day, blues music to barbeque, traditions at Mizzou and across Missouri honor the history, cultures and celebrations of their communities.
August 14, 2018
Teaching for Learning Center and curricular innovations enhance the classroom experience; students and faculty design adaptive career clothing for people with disabilities; ECHO Autism helps health professionals in India; and Mizzou hosts Welcome Week activities.
August 7, 2018
Inside Mizzou Podcast: Anniversary, Ep. 1 Anniversaries are a special moment, particularly a first anniversary. In August 2017, both Chancellor Alexander Cartwright and rising sophomore Jonathon Potochnic arrived on Mizzou’s campus to begin their Tiger journey.
A New Podcast from Chancellor Cartwright
This year, the University of Missouri is starting a new tradition. It’s called Inside Mizzou — a new podcast where Chancellor Alexander Cartwright sits down and talks with students, staff, faculty and alumni who make up our Mizzou community.
KFRU Radio Interview
Listen to Chancellor Cartwright chat with KFRU radio host David Lile. (The interview took place on July 25, 2018.)
Campus climate progress update
View a status report highlighting the latest progress towards improving campus climate issues identified in the 2016 survey of students, faculty and staff.
Statement from Board of Curators Chair David Steelman
June 22, 2018 Dear Campus Community, Today, Board of Curators Chair David Steelman delivered a statement regarding his observations on the progress of our university. I invite you to read Curator Steelman’s statement, which is below.
Ramchand Appointed Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
June 21, 2018 To the campus community, I would like to share with you some exciting news about a new member of our Mizzou family. I have appointed Latha Ramchand, dean of the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, as provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs. Dr. Ramchand is […]
FY19 Budget Update
June 7, 2018 To the campus community, I want to thank you for your continued commitment to our university’s financial future. During the past several months, we have worked to identify ways we can productively close our budget gap. With your input, we have finalized the FY19 budget, charting a course for the university and […]
Staff honored for outstanding service
Chancellor Cartwright honored MU staff for their contributions to the university during the annual Staff Recognition Week awards ceremony Monday, May 21.
Farwell appointed chief marketing and communications officer
University of Missouri officials announced today the appointment of Kamrhan Farwell as chief marketing and communications officer for both the UM System and MU campus. Farwell’s appointment is effective July 2.
Academic program review update
May 16, 2018 To the campus community: Thank you to everyone for your continued engagement and patience as we worked through the academic program review. I am grateful to the 17-person Task Force on Academic Program Analysis, Enhancement and Opportunities
Chancellor Cartwright announces new vision for MU Extension and Engagement
The new vision will fulfill what he referred to as an “all things Missouri” mission.
Town Hall with President Choi & Chancellor Cartwright
Drs. Choi and Cartwright will provide updates on UM System initiatives, legislative affairs, the budget process and more. Please join us April 30 at 10 a.m. to voice your thoughts, ask questions and be part of an engaging conversation.
General Faculty Meeting: April 4
All faculty are invited to attend the Spring General Faculty Meeting on Wednesday, April 4 at 3:30 p.m. See agenda as well as additional program review departmental level data promised at the last faculty meeting.
Program review process and timeline
March 7, 2018 Dear Colleagues, Thank you to those of you who took time to come to the special faculty meeting Monday and for sharing with me your concerns about the Academic Program Review.
Special General Faculty Meeting on March 5
Faculty are invited to attend this special meeting on the academic program review task force report.
Research, Creative Activities & Economic Development
Chancellor Alexander Cartwright announced initiatives to increase the positive impacts of research, enhance creative activities and increase economic development.
MU Activity Analysis
Feb. 12, 2018 Dear colleagues, Earlier today, you received a message from President Choi regarding the next step in the UM System’s FY18 Administrative Review project: an Activity Analysis designed to help us better understand the distribution of staff work across all four campuses.
Academic Program Review Final Report
Jan. 25, 2018 Dear Faculty, Staff and Students, Today, the university is releasing a campuswide academic program review report. The report was prepared by a group of 15 faculty members from across campus. You can find the report here, and a press release summarizing the report is below.
MU Provost Search Forum on Jan. 22
MU faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in an open forum as part of the search for the next Provost of the University of Missouri.
Jim Spain Appointed Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Dec. 21, 2017 Colleagues, It is my pleasure to announce that Dr. Jim Spain has agreed to serve as interim provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, effective Feb. 1.
Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor Search Committee Appointed
Dec. 20, 2017 Dear Mizzou faculty, staff and students, Today I am pleased to announce the membership of the search committee that will help us select the next Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for MU.
Call for Applications for Faculty in Leadership
Dec. 12, 2017 Dear Colleagues, The Office of the Chancellor is recruiting up to three faculty in leadership for the 2017-2019 academic years.
Employee Leave and Educational Assistance Benefits Updates
Dec. 7, 2017 Dear Colleagues, As President Choi shared today, the University of Missouri Board of Curators approved several changes to our Collected Rules and Regulations
Interim Provost/Provost Search Update
Nov. 28, 2017 Dear Colleagues, I am writing to remind everyone that I am soliciting nominations for the position of Interim Provost.
Chancellor’s Address: “University for Missouri: A Commitment to Student Success”
Watch Chancellor Alexander Cartwright’s first 100 day address
2017 Fall General Faculty Meeting
Chancellor Cartwright gives a campus update and presents future plans to faculty at the bi-annual general faculty meeting.
KFRU Radio Interview
Listen to Chancellor Cartwright chat with KFRU radio host David Lile. (The live interview took place on Sept. 27, 2017.)
A Thank You from MU Leadership
We are grateful for the tremendous support we receive daily from the university’s faculty and staff, and as an expression of our gratitude, we would like to invite you to attend Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day on Saturday, Sept. 16
Land Grant Compact Will Provide Access to Missouri Residents
New grants underscore the University of Missouri’s pledge to fulfill its land-grant mission by offering more competitive, affordable education to Missourians
Statement on Mizzou’s core value of respect
One of the core values of the University of Missouri is respect. As such, we are committed to fostering a community of inclusion.
Statement from University of Missouri Leaders Regarding Charlottesville Tragedy
We are saddened and angered by the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend.
Budget actions, July 28, 2017
The state of Missouri continues to face budget challenges and as a result, the university has experienced additional adjustments for our FY18 budget. Dr. Choi has asked that we make every effort to ensure we remain focused on our highest priorities despite these challenges.
Directly following President Choi’s address, campus leadership will discuss campus-specific budget priorities and short- and long-term strategies.