Brady Deaton http://news.stlpublicradio.org en University of Missouri System To Offer Health Care Benefits To Same-Sex Couples http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/university-missouri-system-offer-health-care-benefits-same-sex-couples <P><EM>This story will be updated. Corrected at 12:30 p.m. to reflect when the vote was taken.</EM></P> <P>Employees of the University of Missouri system will now be able to include their same-sex partner on their medical, dental and retirement plans.</P> <P>The system's Board of Curators approved the benefit changes yesterday, the conclusion of an effort that <A href="http://www.umkc.edu/facultysenate/files/Final%20IFC%20Report%20on%20DPB.pdf">began in 2011</A>. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:30:43 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & The Associated Press 27398 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org University of Missouri System To Offer Health Care Benefits To Same-Sex Couples MU Chancellor Brady Deaton announces retirement http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mu-chancellor-brady-deaton-announces-retirement University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton announced today that he will step down as chancellor effective November 15 of this year. &#160;<p>Deaton says the time was right.<p>“(The decision to retire) did not happen quickly, let me say, I looked at a range of issues. The success and the coming together of the planning that we have been engaged in has been a very big part of it. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:37:25 +0000 KBIA 27314 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org MU Chancellor Brady Deaton announces retirement Mizzou bolts Big 12 for SEC http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mizzou-bolts-big-12-sec <p><em>Updated with quotes from press conference. Reporting from KBIA&#39;s Ryan Faumuliner, Kaveh Kaghazi&nbsp;and Chris McDaniel was used in this story.</em></p><p>After months of speculation, it&#39;s official - the University of Missouri is <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/sports/college/mizzou/it-s-official-mizzou-to-sec/article_841e6918-0882-11e1-b010-001a4bcf6878.html">bolting the Big 12 Conference</a> for the SEC.</p> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 05:55:45 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & KBIA 2414 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mizzou bolts Big 12 for SEC Mizzou may bolt Big 12 Conference http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mizzou-may-bolt-big-12-conference <p><em>Reporting by KBIA&#39;s Ryan Famuliner was used in this report.</em></p><p>The University of Missouri is officially looking to leave the <a href="http://www.big12sports.com/">Big 12 Conference</a>.</p> Wed, 05 Oct 2011 04:12:08 +0000 KBIA 2185 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mizzou may bolt Big 12 Conference Morning headlines: Friday, September 23, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-september-23-2011 <p><strong>Koster announces re-election bid</strong></p><p>Missouri Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster is running for a second term. Koster&#39;s campaign said&nbsp;today that he had announced his re-election bid at the home of the Jackson County Democratic Party chairman.</p><p>Koster says under his leadership the attorney general&#39;s office helped prosecute crime, tackled fraud and tried to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from breaching a Mississippi River levee in southeastern Missouri.</p> Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:19:37 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2106 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, September 23, 2011 Univ. of Missouri dropping 16 degree offerings http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/univ-missouri-dropping-16-degree-offerings <p>A state-mandated review of academic programs has led to a <a href="http://www.missouri.edu/">University of Missouri</a> plan to eliminate 16 degree options in coming years.</p><p> Mon, 27 Dec 2010 16:47:19 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 193 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Univ. of Missouri dropping 16 degree offerings