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Chancellor Alexander Cartwright

Missouri rural communities, health care, and student success were at the forefront of University of Missouri chancellor Alexander Cartwright’s State of the University speech this morning.

Cartwright emphasized the school’s students and faculty who help the university but also have a greater impact on the community and state.

University of Missouri faculty and staff now have a specific timeline for decisions on whether to close more than a dozen graduate programs.

In an email Wednesday, Chancellor Alexander Cartwright said final decisions on the closures and consolidations will be made by May 16.


University of Missouri Seeks to Double Research Funding

Mar 1, 2018

University of Missouri's chancellor has announced a plan to double the university's funding for research.

MU Chancellor Alexander Cartwright announced his plan Tuesday, which also calls for expanding research and creative activities that impact the state and beyond, The Columbian Missourian reported.