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Illinois educator to lead College of Education as dean

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.)  – The College of Education at the University of Central Missouri has a new dean. Robert E. Lee, an Illinois educator whose background includes developing partnerships with members…

Council approves $110 million financing plan for Dollar Tree

By JACQUE FLANAGAN Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Dollar Tree now has the means to pay for its new distribution center north of town in the form of…

Warrensburg Schools Foundation announces scholarship winners

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Warrensburg Schools Foundation recently announced the recipients of two Foundation R-VI Teacher Scholarship recipients and the first R-VI Support Staff Scholarship recipient. Two kindergarten teachers, Coleen Grone and…

WMMC Auxiliary awards scholarships

The Western Missouri Medical Center Auxiliary Board recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to six students. The WMMC Auxiliary sponsors the Health Care Career Scholarships each year for students who are pursuing…

Faculty Senate finds salary compression, pay disparity at UCM

By STEVEN SPEARS Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The line between faculty pay scales at UCM is growing fainter while administrative pay outstrips pay increases, according to faculty senate…

UCM creates new global security studies minor

By ALLYSON COOK Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – University of Central Missouri’s board of governors unanimously approved the addition a new minor in global security studies on Friday. Gregory Streich,…

Board approves merger of professional and staff councils

by CASSIE SLANA Senior Writer (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The University of Central Missouri Board of Governors unanimously approved the dissolution of the professional and support staff councils to form…

Faces of UCM: Cheyenne McBee

By ALI OVERSTREET Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — It was a cold, winter morning at the Morningside Center long-term care facility in Chillicothe, Missouri and by 2:30 a.m. Cheyenne McBee…

AT&T power outages disrupt new phone system service

by CASSIE SLANA Senior Writer (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Warrensburg and the University of Central Missouri campus are included with hundreds of cities across the United States that lost AT&T…

UCM professor promotes West African culture at Mizzou

by JOSHUA COBB Reporter A professor from the University of Central Missouri provided more than 10 instruments for a performance by Ghanaian musician and dancer Nani Agbeli at the University…