Board of Curators to Announce New UM System President
COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Board of Curators Chair Warren Erdman will announce the 23rd president of the University of Missouri System at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The announcement will take place at the Reynolds Alumni Center on the University of Missouri campus. Interim President Steve Owens announced the plan to name the new president in an email to the campus Monday morning. It's been nearly a year since the former system president, Gary Forsee, resigned as president.
Owens said the new person will be the 23rd president of the four-campus university system. Owens said the new president will start work in mid-February. He also said the new president will visit the Rolla Campus Tuesday, after the Columbia announcement, finishing up with the St. Louis and Kansas City campuses Wednesday.
You can also view a live video stream of the announcement on the University of Missouri System's website beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday.