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BankLiberty $75,000 Gift for Plaster Center at Park University

Brent Giles (left), BankLiberty president and chief executive officer, presents a $75,000 check to Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., Park University president, to go toward the University’s new School of Business building, which will be known as the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center. BankLiberty’s commitment will help fund a large classroom …

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Park University’s Annual Hauptmann Lecture to Feature PBS Host Alexander Heffner

A conversation that will navigate three areas of interest across civic life will be the focus of Park University’s 25th annual Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann Distinguished Guest Lecture Series event on Monday, May 1. The silver anniversary of the Hauptmann Lecture will be held on the University’s Parkville Campus for the …

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Park University to Host Discussion on Ebola and Lessons Learned from the Crisis

Park University and the University’s Faculty Center for Innovation will present a talk on “The Ebola Crisis: Lessons Learned from the Field,” on Thursday, April 6, starting at 3 p.m. in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the event is free and open to the …

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Auditor Galloway uncovers more than $2 million hidden “bonus” pay in University of Missouri System audit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released a highly-critical report of the University of Missouri System last week. The audit reviewed management operations for the Board of Curators and system administration. Auditor Galloway described inappropriate bonus payments to top executives, including incentive payments, luxury vehicle allowances and …

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Park University Receives Seven-Figure Gift for New School of Business Building

Parkville, Mo.—February 28, 2017 — Park University announces that the Robert W. Plaster Foundation of Lebanon, Mo., has made a substantial seven-figure gift toward a new building to house the University’s School of Business. When the approximate 20,500-square-foot project is completed, the building will be known as the Robert W. …

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Park University Hosting Spring Career Fair on March 29

Companies, organizations, agencies sought to participate Parkville, Mo.—February 27, 2017 — Park University’s Career Development Center will host its Spring 2017 Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Breckon Sports Center on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is open to the …

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Park University Earns Honor as a Military Spouse Friendly School

Parkville, Mo.—February 16, 2017 — For the third time in four months, Park University’s recognition and respect for the contributions military personnel make to the country, as well as the University’s long history of serving those who serve our country, has been commended. Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, Military …

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Audit of Missouri Dept. of Higher Education, finds inadequate oversight for $5M in outstanding loans

Audit recommends stronger monitoring, improved communications JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the Missouri Department of Higher Education on Tuesday, August 9, which raises concerns with one of the department’s loan programs. The Advantage Missouri state-run loan program offered forgivable loans to students …

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Doniphan Graduates Become New Regional Leaders

Nineteen area executives who want to improve their organizations and communities became the 19th class to graduate from the Doniphan Leadership Institute on Wednesday, Feb. 3. “Our new Doniphan Fellows are what I call ‘ten percenters,’” explained Kevin Shaffstall, director of the Pryor Center for Leadership Development at William Jewell …

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Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway Announces Expansion of Missouri Higher Education Audits

Missouri State Auditor

Audits to examine students’ access to college, along with administrative and financial practices in state colleges and universities JEFFERSON CITY, MO-  Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced the start of two additional audits of Missouri higher education. The audits will examine affordability in all state-funded universities, and the administration …

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