Tag: Concerned Student 1950

University of Missouri System audit reveals more than $2 million in ‘hidden bonus pay’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway says the latest audit released by her office is personally troubling. On Monday, Galloway’s office released a scathing report detailing how the University of Missouri System hid more than $2 million in “bonus” pay. The audit also revealed what Galloway called […]

Wieland files complaint against Click

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – At Wednesday night’s Joint Committee on Education hearing of University of Missouri officials, Sen. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, filed a formal complaint against Prof. Melissa Click for her role in two of the Concerned Student 1950 protests at the university last fall. While Interim System President Mike […]

MU Board of Curators suspends Click

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The dramatic saga of Professor Melissa Click and the University of Missouri hit another milestone Wednesday night when the MU Board of Curators voted to suspend the communications professor with pay. Pam Henrickson, the chair of the board, did not elaborate on the reason behind their decision, […]

Former MU president criticizes legislature, university officials in email

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Former University of Missouri system president Tim Wolfe dropped a bombshell Wednesday when an email he wrote to his supporters became public from the Columbia Daily-Tribune. In the email dated on Jan. 19, Wolfe talks about his perspective of the events that initially led to his resignation […]

Mizzou assembles task force to assess Click tenure

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Chancellor Hank Foley held a press conference Monday afternoon to address Professor Melissa Click’s assault charge, saying that termination is not in the question until her tenure is decided. Tenure for Click is said to be decided on Aug. 1. In the meantime, a […]

Republican legislators demand termination of MU professor for role in protests

COLUMBIA, Mo. – A group of over 100 Republican members of the General Assembly have signed letters submitted to the University of Missouri Board of Curators asking for the firing of Prof. Melissa Click after her role in the Concerned Student 1950 protests Nov. 2015. Click achieved a level of […]

Schaefer calls for Mizzou to fire professors who denied press

COLUMBIA, Mo. – While the major headline coming out of the University of Missouri the past few days has focused on the resignation of former system president Tim Wolfe and the reaction of the student activists who ousted him, one supplementary headline has focused on the role of the press […]

MU police make arrest in terror threat after unsubstantiated rumors grip campus

COLUMBIA, Mo. – There was no rest for a University of Missouri administration who were lauded for keeping the calm last night as rumors swirled about racist activities on campus and on social media. Certain threats eventually led to the University of Missouri Police Department (MUPD) to arrest a white male who […]

MU Police Dept. faces backlash to email asking for reports on hate speech

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri police department sent an email to students Tuesday, asking them to report any hateful or hurtful speech on campus. It has not gone over well. The University of Missouri is now threatening police force against speech. #Mizzoupic.twitter.com/rex4XcB7Z1 — Thomas Bradbury (@Thomas_Bradbury) November 10, 2015 […]

Student groups celebrate and plan next steps after Wolfe’s resignation

(Pictured above: Jonathan Butler, the student who committed to a hunger strike until President Tim Wolfe’s resignation, with a Shelbey Parnell of Concerned Student 1950.) COLUMBIA, Mo. – For the first time in a long time, the student dissent, racial turmoil and activism swirling over the University of Missouri campus like a […]