Chancellor’s Update: Jan. 19, 2018
Our wonderful students are back on campus. In addition to being the first week of classes, this is “Involvement Week,” focused on helping connect students with campus organizations. Research shows that engagement correlates strongly with student success…
Chancellor’s Update: Jan. 12, 2018
Classes begin next week, and our dedicated faculty and staff members are preparing for another successful semester. This talent and hard work is one reason our students graduate career-ready.
Chancellor’s Update: Jan. 5, 2018
Happy New Year! I always enjoy this time of year, which brings a sense of new possibilities. I look forward to seeing all the great accomplishments of our students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters in 2018.
Chancellor’s Update: Dec. 19, 2017
When I glance out at the quiet Quad, it appears that activity has ceased with the semester’s end. But that’s not the case: in buildings all across campus, I know our dedicated staff and faculty are still hard at work.
Chancellor’s Update: Dec. 13, 2017
Finals week is underway, and this weekend brings our winter commencement ceremonies. To all those who are graduating, I wish you congratulations and best wishes for the future.
Chancellor’s Update: Dec. 8, 2017
It’s the last week of classes, and the campus is buzzing with activity. This is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful for some. I want to remind you that support services are available to Mizzou students, faculty and staff at no cost. And, I wish you all a successful week.
Chancellor’s Update: Dec. 1, 2017
I appreciate the thoughtful comments I’ve received since giving my November 15 campus address on student success. Conversations—and actions—will continue to take place around this topic.
Chancellor’s Update: Nov. 21, 2017
Thanksgiving week is upon us, and at this time of year the topic of gratitude is always on my mind. I’m grateful for so many things, and at the top of the list are the people of Mizzou.
Chancellor’s Update: Nov. 15, 2017
Earlier today, I shared my thoughts on student success in the first of a series of campus addresses.
Chancellor’s Update: Nov. 9, 2017
With Veterans Day approaching this weekend, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank all members of our Mizzou community who are serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Chancellor’s Update: Nov. 3, 2017
In this week’s update, I want to talk about a group of students who represent one of the important paths to a college degree. Caitlyn Leeker, Adam Weaver and Ashleigh Redman are transfer students who now call MU home, and their #MizzouMade stories are inspiring.
Chancellor’s Update: Oct. 27, 2017
Homecoming weekend was an amazing experience. Not only did we win on the football field, but our generous students donated 4,000 units of blood and collected 30,000 pounds of food for the Food Bank of Central Missouri…
Chancellor’s Update: Oct. 19, 2017
Homecoming is rapidly approaching, and I’m looking forward to celebrating in true Tiger style. It’s great to be part a school that helped launch this now-widespread tradition in higher education. After meeting so many of you in the last three months, I can say confidently that the spirit of pride in who we are, and […]
Chancellor’s Update: Oct. 12, 2017
As the fall semester continues, the University of Missouri is participating in Mid-Missouri Innovation Week. The week provides attendees an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations, entrepreneurial resources and cutting-edge research available at Mizzou and regionally.