Gary Forsee

University of Missouri System / Education
10:58 am
Mon December 12, 2011

University of Mo. System to name new president Tuesday

The landmark columns on the grounds of the University of Missouri System's flagship campus in Columbia. The System will announce its 23rd president on Tuesday.
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The nearly year-long process to replace University of Missouri System president Gary Forsee is nearing its conclusion.

Interim System president Stephen Owens sent out an email this morning  saying that Tuesday is the day and that the announcement will be made at the Reynolds Alumni Center on the grounds of the System's flagship campus in Columbia at 10 a.m.

The event will also be livestreamed on a website specifically designed for the occasion.

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Morning round-up
9:23 am
Tue December 6, 2011

Morning headlines: Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Rod Blagojevich signs autographs at Illinois State University in 2006. A judge today ruled that his second corruption trial will start next Wednesday as schedulded.
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Two day sentencing hearing for Blagojevich begins today

Former Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich's sentencing hearing is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Much of today's hearing will be a repeat of what attorneys have already argued in written motions filed with the court.

The one unknown variable is the governor himself. He'll get a chance to address the court.

Former federal prosecutor Dave Weisman says Blagojevich should read a prepared statement and keep it short.

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University of Missouri System
11:21 am
Fri January 7, 2011

University of Missouri system president Forsee resigns

University of Missouri system president Gary Forsee in 2008. Forsee announced his resignation today (St. Louis Public Radio)

Via an internal memo this morning, University of Missouri System President Gary Forsee announced that he is resigning.


In the announcement Forsee calls three years serving as system president "an honor," and pledges to help in any way possible.

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