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Entries from September 28th, 2010

Process to hire UMKC Director for Affirmative Action begins this week

September 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Administration, Announcement, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Mission and Goals

The university is in the process of hiring a Director for Affirmative Action. Presently, there are five strong candidates who will visit the campus this week. Your feedback in this selection process is important.  If your schedule permits, please stop by for an open forum with each candidate. After meeting each candidate, you may send […]

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Tickets available for 25th Anniversary of KCUR’s The Fish Fry

September 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Communications, Community Connections, Concerts, Visual and Performing Arts

(The following was provided by KCUR.) Tickets are available for KCUR’s “The Fish Fry” 25th Anniversary with Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience, Saturday, October 2, 8:00 p.m. at Knuckleheads Saloon, 2715 Rochester Ave KC, MO. Tickets, available online, are $15 in advance. No one under 21 admitted, unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

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Come to Student Union Dedication – enjoy refreshments and a tour

September 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Announcement, Capital improvements, Students

Come have refreshments and take a tour during the Student Union Dedication, 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 1 at the north entrance of the Student Union. The new building has attracted the attention of many UMKC staff and faculty. Cynthia Newsome, UMKC Broadcast Management Instructor and NBC Action News Weekend Anchor says, “All I can say […]

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Sustainability Poster Contest

September 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Announcement, Awards and honors, Communications, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Students, Support services, Sustainability

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Sustainability team.] Know a student interested in sustainability? The UMKC Sustainability team, AEG, ESSA, and Garden Collective are sponsoring the “Dream Big about Sustainability” poster contest. The contest is open to all students. Entries must include a 24 X 30 poster using with any media, as long as the […]

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Announcement: UMKC launches search for Director for Latina(o)/Chicana(o) Studies

September 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Announcement, Community Connections, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Mission and Goals

Chancellor Leo Morton and Provost Gail Hackett are pleased to announce that UMKC will launch a search for a senior faculty member to serve as Director for a Latina(o)/Chicana(o) Studies program at the University of Missouri–Kansas City.  As some of you may know, students and faculty have been interested in developing such a program and […]

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CBHE to review Missouri universities’ academic programs for low productivity

September 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Budget and Finances, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Government and Higher Education

In response to a mandate by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon , the Coordinating Board for Higher Education (CBHE) directed the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) on Sept. 9, 2010, to conduct a limited, multi-phased review of existing programs focusing on program productivity and duplication of programs.

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Special invitation from Chancellor Leo Morton

September 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Administration, Announcement, Faculty, Staff, Students, Uncategorized

Chancellor Leo Morton invites UMKC faculty, staff and students to a free lunch.

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Join UM System’s Betsy Rodriguez to discuss possible changes to retirement and benefits plan

September 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Administration, Announcement, Budget and Finances, Faculty, Staff, University System

On Tuesday, Sept. 28, 3:00-5:00, at the UMKC School of Law Courtroom, Betsy Rodriguez, Vice President for Human Resources of the UM System, will host a discussion about possible changes to the UM retirement and benefits plan. President Gary Forsee will report to the Board of Curators in December on results of the study of […]

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Save the Date(s): UMKC faculty & staff check out these 2010 Homecoming Week events!

September 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Capital improvements, Community Connections, Libraries, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

Community service, free lunches and receptions, new building tours, pep rallies, soccer games and dancing to break the Guinness World Record – it’s all going on during UMKC 2010 Homecoming Week, September 25–October 2 – and you’re invited!

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