Campus Messages

Below are messages distributed to our campus community from Mizzou leaders.

Free Expression on Campus

Dear Mizzou students, faculty and staff, As we approach the end of the semester, we want to reflect on our shared commitment to freedom of expression. Our commitment clearly includes the right to assemble, engage in civil discourse and peacefully protest. This commitment has been on display throughout the semester,… Read More

Mourning a Tiger

Dear campus community, I write to you with a heavy heart with the news that the search for MU student Riley Strain has ended tragically. After an exhaustive search by authorities and volunteers, Riley’s body was recovered today in Nashville, Tenn., where he had traveled to attend his fraternity’s spring… Read More

Welcome to a new semester!

I’m pleased to welcome back all students, faculty and staff to the University of Missouri. Read More

Here’s to a great semester!

Welcome to another incredible year at the University of Missouri! We’re thrilled to be back on campus with our exceptional students, faculty and staff.  Read More

Loss of a Tiger

Dear campus community, Today we are writing to you as we mourn the loss of one of our own. MU student Samuel Clemons was found deceased last week, several miles north of the campus in Columbia while MUPD was conducting a missing person search. The incident is currently under investigation… Read More

Update on social media message investigation

Dear campus community, In December, we learned of a racist Snapchat message that was sent by a student to her friend. We condemned it immediately. The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) immediately initiated a thorough review that examined the origin and context of the message. OIE also referred the… Read More

Towards a stronger Mizzou

At the beginning of this semester, I encouraged Tigers to embrace the many backgrounds and perspectives found on our vibrant campus. As an institution, we must foster mutual respect and create an environment for the exchange of ideas central to an academic community. Read More

Embracing our vibrant community

Dear students and our broader campus community, As we embark on the fall semester, you can feel excitement in the air as potential and hope drive the flurry of renewed activity on our beautiful campus. It’s during this busy time that I want us all to pause for a moment… Read More

Ushering in a new Mizzou

Dear faculty and staff members, As we prepare to begin the academic year, we want to thank each of you for your remarkable contributions to our mission, our students and our community. We recognize that your dedication and important work as individuals make a huge collective difference. In many ways,… Read More

Engineering Audit Completed

Dear Campus Community, Today, the university is announcing the results of an audit of the College of Engineering regarding financial mismanagement. In January, the university received a report from an individual concerned about a possible violation of university financial policies. Upon further investigation, we found… Read More