Steve Owens http://news.stlpublicradio.org en University of Missouri announces cuts to balance the budget http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/university-missouri-announces-cuts-balance-budget <p>University of Missouri&nbsp;officials plan to&nbsp;make big cuts to an investment program&nbsp;in order to balance the books after a surprise&nbsp;cut in state funding.</p><p>The UM System says the Enterprise Investment Program&rsquo;s budget will drop from $5 million&nbsp;to less than $3 million. UM System Vice President for Finance and Administration, Nikki Krawitz, said the year-old program helps bring University research and inventions to the marketplace.</p> Wed, 29 Jun 2011 21:57:50 +0000 KBIA 1535 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org University of Missouri announces cuts to balance the budget Search for new U. of Missouri System President begins http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/search-new-u-missouri-system-president-begins <p><a href="http://www.umsystem.edu/ums/curators/">University of Missouri curators </a>agreed unanimously Thursday to hire an executive search firm in the hunt for the four-campus system’s next president, saying they will take their time to ensure they find the best possible candidate.</p><p>This is following <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/university-missouri-system-president-forsee-resigns">the Jan. 7 resignation of Gary Forsee</a> to care for his ill wife.</p> Thu, 27 Jan 2011 21:16:08 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 412 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Search for new U. of Missouri System President begins