Education - Fulton


Interim MU chief says lawmaker concerns being addressed

The interim president of the University of Missouri system told lawmakers Wednesday their concerns about the turmoil last year at the state’s flagship campus are being addressed as he urged them not to cut higher education funding.

Missouri bill on medical students' mental health advances

A bill to promote awareness and research on mental illness among medical students is moving forward in the Missouri House.

University of Missouri system announces diversity spending

The University of Missouri system has announced more than $920,000 in spending on diversity efforts as it seeks to recover from racial unrest on its Columbia campus

Group urges reinstatement of suspended Missouri professor

A national association is calling for the reinstatement of a suspended University of Missouri assistant professor who was involved in a run-in with two student journalists during campus protests.

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Volunteers, grant help school restore access to outside classroom

The Hatton-McCredie outdoor classroom is one dad’s weekend away from being finished now that the Fulton school received a grant to build two bridges on the trails.

School board to discuss evaluation format

Fulton Public School District 58 on Thursday will be holding an open public session of the Board of Education Superintendent Evaluation Committee.

Sinquefields give $2M to University of Missouri music effort

Conservative donor Rex Sinquefield and his wife have donated $2 million to the University of Missouri to support a music initiative.

Missouri bill aims to block censorship of student journalists

Student reporters in Missouri are treated as second-class journalists, according to some who offered testimony Monday to a House committee about a bill that would prevent schools from censoring student-produced media.

Columbia lawmaker’s bill seeks student debt relief

State Rep. Kip Kendrick, D-Columbia, is on a mission: to shatter student debt.

University of Missouri System's credit outlook is lowered

A leading bond-rating company is downgrading the outlook of the University of Missouri System's credit rating.

Missouri lawmakers eye universities' living requirements

Missouri lawmakers have turned their scrutiny of public universities toward mandatory student fees and services.

Suspended Missouri professor reaches deal in assault case

The suspended University of Missouri assistant professor who was charged with misdemeanor assault stemming from a confrontation with two student journalists during November's campus protests reached a deal Friday with prosecutors, getting community service but no jail time or fines if she stays out of trouble for a year.

Symposium to explore legacy of Churchill

Churchill’s great-grandson, prominent authors gather for St. Louis event

Winston Churchill’s great-grandson and five other prominent Churchill authors as well as a famous Churchill dramatist will appear at “The Multifaceted Life and Legacy of Sir Winston Churchill,” a symposium being held Feb. 12-13.

University of Missouri will raise stipends for some students

The University of Missouri plans to raise its minimum stipend for some graduate doctoral students on July 1.

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Wolfe: School leaders tried to ‘dig up dirt’

Former Missouri System president accuses curators, Loftin in confidential email

In a letter to prominent supporters, former University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe lashed out at curators who tried to “dig up dirt,” at a chancellor who made a mess of MU and then manipulated blame on Wolfe, and at an athletics director and football coach who “threw gasoline on a small fire.”