Tag: president

UCM welcomes Best as interim president

Roger Best recently took the role as UCM interim president after Chuck Ambrose. Erin Wides, Muleskinner Features Editor, asks Best questions about his goals for the university, renovations, his new campaign “opportunity in action” and more. Specific topics in the interview: :23- What’s the Strategic Leadership Team? 2:09- Elliot Student Union Renovations 4:18- Goals for… Read more »

Mo. Gov. Nixon won’t rule out presidential run

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is refusing to rule out a potential campaign for president in 2016. The Democratic governor is prohibited by term limits from seeking a third term in 2016 and has not said what he plans to do next. Asked Thursday if he will run for president, Nixon… Read more »

Obama to begin new series of economic addresses

By JIM KUHNHENN (WASHINGTON, AP) — Drawing renewed attention to the economy, President Barack Obama will return this week to an Illinois college where he once spelled out a vision for an expanded and strengthened middle class as a freshman U.S. senator, long before the Great Recession would test his presidency. The address Wednesday at… Read more »

Obama to visit Warrensburg next week

(WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — President Obama will visit Warrensburg Wednesday, White House officials announced today. The visit will focus on the economy, but officials released no other details. More information will be available closer to the visit, according to Jeff Murphy, assistant director of media relations at UCM. The visit will be his first to the… Read more »