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MU Releases Results of Academic Career Survey

July 30, 2014

Today, University of Missouri officials released the results of the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) survey, which was administered in 2012 and 2013 to MU faculty. A faculty committee, including tenured, tenure track and non-tenure track faculty, was appointed by Interim Provost Ken Dean to review the data from the survey and recommend actions for improvement.  Full Story

Informal Child Care Significantly Impacts Rural Economies, MU Study Finds

Policymakers can help economy by facilitating increased access to child care in rural areas

July 29, 2014

The child care industry has grown significantly in recent years, contributing considerably to the national economy through job creation and increased opportunities for parents to work. However, little knowledge exists of the size and economic impact of child care, especially informal child care, on rural economies. Now, University of Missouri researchers have studied the child care sector in Kansas, particularly in rural areas, and have found that informal child care services create a large economic impact in the state.  Full Story
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