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Michelle Taylor
awards, University News, facstaff

Taylor Honored with J.P. Mees Award During Annual Staff Appreciation Breakfast

With nomination documents citing characteristics that reflect her dedication and commitment to her job; a deeply rooted philosophy of helping her peers to be their best; and a positive attitude, Michelle Taylor has received the 2019 J. P. Mees Award.

May 24, 2019
Kristie Brinkley Staff Award
awards, University News, facstaff

Brinkley Honored as UCM's 2019 Outstanding Staff Award Recipient

Having a reputation for outstanding service to others and tremendous compassion for students, Kristie Brinkley, assistant director for Volunteer Services at the University of Central Missouri, has been honored with the 2019 Outstanding Staff Award.

May 22, 2019
Phillip B. Bridgmon, Ph.D.
facstaff, University News

Experienced Education Leader from ATU Appointed UCM's New Provost, VP for Academic Affairs

An experienced and collaborative leader and strategic thinker from Russellville, Arkansas, Phillip B. Bridgmon, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Central Missouri.

May 16, 2019
Gail M. Staines and Mo the Mule
University News, facstaff

New Book Published by UCM Librarian Gail M. Staines

Gail M. Staines, Ph.D., university librarian of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library at the University of Central Missouri, has had the third edition of “Social Sciences Research: Research, Writing and Presentation Strategies for Students” published by Scarecrow Press (2019).

May 13, 2019
Krystle Gremaud
facstaff, University News, awards

UCM Faculty Member Honored as MoEFACS Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year

Krystle Gremaud, assistant professor in Career and Technology Education at the University of Central Missouri, has been selected to receive the 2019 Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year award from Missouri Educators of Family and Consumer Sciences and Human Services.

May 09, 2019
Rhonda McKee
University News, awards, facstaff

Longtime Faculty Member Rhonda McKee Earns Kappa Mu Epsilon's Highest National Honor

Rhonda McKee, a longtime University of Central Missouri faculty member who has contributed to the education of thousands of students who participated in UCM mathematics courses while also supporting the advancement of her profession, has received the top honor awarded annually by Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) national mathematics honor society.

May 01, 2019
UCM Seal
facstaff, University News

UCM Board Adopts Budget Proposal that Includes Changes in Employee Compensation

Although the University of Central Missouri’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget will not be finalized until June 2019, the forecast for revenue and anticipated expenditures includes a plan to increase compensation for UCM employees.

April 26, 2019
UCM Presidents
facstaff, history, ucmblog

Best Joins Legacy of UCM Leaders Who Shaped Campus

President Best continues a long tradition of campus leaders who have impacted higher education in the state of Missouri dating back to the university’s days as the State Normal School for the Second Normal District.

April 11, 2019
President Roger J. Best, Ph.D.
University News, facstaff, events

UCM Celebrates Inauguration of 16th President Roger Best April 18

With the theme, ”Milestones,” to commemorate the University of Central Missouri’s rich history, the inauguration of Roger J. Best, Ph.D., as UCM’s 16th president takes place Thursday, April 18, in the Multipurpose Building.

March 29, 2019
Bill Hawley
facstaff, University News

Best Turns to Hawley to Provide Leadership as Vice President of Finance and Operations

After considering his excellent performance and contributions on numerous initiatives, UCM President Roger Best today announced the appointment of Hawley as UCM’s Vice President for Finance and Operations, effective April 1.

March 25, 2019
Shaunte Montgomery
facstaff, University News

UCM Hires Expert in Student Support to Lead Student Success Initiatives Under Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant

UCM has appointed Shaunte Montgomery as Title III Project Manager and Director of First Year Programs.

February 28, 2019
Meng Chen, Ph.D.
facstaff, University News

UCM Taps Meng Chen to Lead Office of Analytics and Institutional Research

Assuming a position that is instrumental in the collection of data used in strategic decision making at the University of Central Missouri, Meng Chen, Ph.D., has been named the director of university analytics and institutional research.

February 14, 2019
Chris Beggs
facstaff, University News, studentsuccess

UCM Appoints Executive Director for Academic Support Services

Chris Beggs, a University of Central Missouri staff member who has played an important role in student success during his nearly seven-year tenure, has been named the university's executive director of Academic Support Services.

January 07, 2019
Lindsay Chapman
awards, facstaff, University News

UCM General Counsel Receives Missouri In-House Counsel Award

Missouri Lawyers Media recently recognized Lindsay Chapman, general counsel for the University of Central Missouri, as a recipient of a 2018 In-House Counsel Award. The awards breakfast and presentation took place Nov. 8 in Clayton, Mo.

November 27, 2018
Dr. Jose Mercado
facstaff, University News

Longtime Academic Leader Mercado Becomes Dean of Harmon College Jan. 1

A dedicated educator who has served the University of Central Missouri and its students since 1988 today was named dean of the Adrian and Margaret Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies (HCBPS). Jose Mercado, Ph.D., who currently serves as chair of the School of Business Administration: Division of Business Analytics, assumes this post-Jan. 1, 2019.

November 17, 2018
Michelle Taylor
awards, University News, facstaff

Taylor Honored with J.P. Mees Award During Annual Staff Appreciation Breakfast

With nomination documents citing characteristics that reflect her dedication and commitment to her job; a deeply rooted philosophy of helping her peers to be their best; and a positive attitude, Michelle Taylor has received the 2019 J. P. Mees Award.

May 24, 2019
Kristie Brinkley Staff Award
awards, University News, facstaff

Brinkley Honored as UCM's 2019 Outstanding Staff Award Recipient

Having a reputation for outstanding service to others and tremendous compassion for students, Kristie Brinkley, assistant director for Volunteer Services at the University of Central Missouri, has been honored with the 2019 Outstanding Staff Award.

May 22, 2019
Phillip B. Bridgmon, Ph.D.
facstaff, University News

Experienced Education Leader from ATU Appointed UCM's New Provost, VP for Academic Affairs

An experienced and collaborative leader and strategic thinker from Russellville, Arkansas, Phillip B. Bridgmon, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Central Missouri.

May 16, 2019
Gail M. Staines and Mo the Mule
University News, facstaff

New Book Published by UCM Librarian Gail M. Staines

Gail M. Staines, Ph.D., university librarian of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library at the University of Central Missouri, has had the third edition of “Social Sciences Research: Research, Writing and Presentation Strategies for Students” published by Scarecrow Press (2019).

May 13, 2019
Krystle Gremaud
facstaff, University News, awards

UCM Faculty Member Honored as MoEFACS Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year

Krystle Gremaud, assistant professor in Career and Technology Education at the University of Central Missouri, has been selected to receive the 2019 Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year award from Missouri Educators of Family and Consumer Sciences and Human Services.

May 09, 2019
Rhonda McKee
University News, awards, facstaff

Longtime Faculty Member Rhonda McKee Earns Kappa Mu Epsilon's Highest National Honor

Rhonda McKee, a longtime University of Central Missouri faculty member who has contributed to the education of thousands of students who participated in UCM mathematics courses while also supporting the advancement of her profession, has received the top honor awarded annually by Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) national mathematics honor society.

May 01, 2019
UCM Seal
facstaff, University News

UCM Board Adopts Budget Proposal that Includes Changes in Employee Compensation

Although the University of Central Missouri’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget will not be finalized until June 2019, the forecast for revenue and anticipated expenditures includes a plan to increase compensation for UCM employees.

April 26, 2019
UCM Presidents
facstaff, history, ucmblog

Best Joins Legacy of UCM Leaders Who Shaped Campus

President Best continues a long tradition of campus leaders who have impacted higher education in the state of Missouri dating back to the university’s days as the State Normal School for the Second Normal District.

April 11, 2019
President Roger J. Best, Ph.D.
University News, facstaff, events

UCM Celebrates Inauguration of 16th President Roger Best April 18

With the theme, ”Milestones,” to commemorate the University of Central Missouri’s rich history, the inauguration of Roger J. Best, Ph.D., as UCM’s 16th president takes place Thursday, April 18, in the Multipurpose Building.

March 29, 2019
Bill Hawley
facstaff, University News

Best Turns to Hawley to Provide Leadership as Vice President of Finance and Operations

After considering his excellent performance and contributions on numerous initiatives, UCM President Roger Best today announced the appointment of Hawley as UCM’s Vice President for Finance and Operations, effective April 1.

March 25, 2019
Shaunte Montgomery
facstaff, University News

UCM Hires Expert in Student Support to Lead Student Success Initiatives Under Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant

UCM has appointed Shaunte Montgomery as Title III Project Manager and Director of First Year Programs.

February 28, 2019
Meng Chen, Ph.D.
facstaff, University News

UCM Taps Meng Chen to Lead Office of Analytics and Institutional Research

Assuming a position that is instrumental in the collection of data used in strategic decision making at the University of Central Missouri, Meng Chen, Ph.D., has been named the director of university analytics and institutional research.

February 14, 2019
Chris Beggs
facstaff, University News, studentsuccess

UCM Appoints Executive Director for Academic Support Services

Chris Beggs, a University of Central Missouri staff member who has played an important role in student success during his nearly seven-year tenure, has been named the university's executive director of Academic Support Services.

January 07, 2019
Lindsay Chapman
awards, facstaff, University News

UCM General Counsel Receives Missouri In-House Counsel Award

Missouri Lawyers Media recently recognized Lindsay Chapman, general counsel for the University of Central Missouri, as a recipient of a 2018 In-House Counsel Award. The awards breakfast and presentation took place Nov. 8 in Clayton, Mo.

November 27, 2018
Dr. Jose Mercado
facstaff, University News

Longtime Academic Leader Mercado Becomes Dean of Harmon College Jan. 1

A dedicated educator who has served the University of Central Missouri and its students since 1988 today was named dean of the Adrian and Margaret Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies (HCBPS). Jose Mercado, Ph.D., who currently serves as chair of the School of Business Administration: Division of Business Analytics, assumes this post-Jan. 1, 2019.

November 17, 2018

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