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UMSL business dean also a graduate

Friday, 01 November 2013 07:54 Published in Local News

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The new dean of the business school at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is an UMSL graduate.

 

   The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/17x5VUt ) reports that Charles Hoffman took over in September. Hoffman grew up in St. Louis County and had a long career in telecommunications before retiring in 2008 as CEO of Covad Communications.

 

   Hoffman is 64 and earned his bachelor's in business from UMSL in 1974 and a master's in business administration from the university in 1976.

 

Ex-student gets jail time for Lindenwood leaks

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 07:30 Published in Local News

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) - A former Lindenwood University student must serve 90 days in jail, pay the school $5,000 and publicly apologize for publishing confidential student information online.

 

   The St. Charles County prosecutor's office said Addison Richard Todd was sentenced Monday. He previously pleaded guilty to two counts of tampering with computer data and one count of tampering with a computer user. Both are misdemeanors.

 

   In March, an anonymous source began using Twitter and a Web-based file-sharing site to release a list of more than 180 students who had been suspended the previous semester. Student phone numbers, Social Security numbers, email addresses and grade-point averages were also posted.

   Todd must also pay about $1,600 in restitution to St. Charles County's cybercrime investigative unit, and is banned from any Lindenwood campuses.

 

Interim chancellor selected for Mizzou

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 07:17 Published in Local News

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A temporary leader has been picked for the University Missouri-Columbia.

 

   University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe announced Monday that general counsel Steve Owens will serve as interim chancellor for the Columbia campus. The Columbia Daily Tribune (http://is.gd/o2IFZ1) reports that Owens will begin leading the school after the retirement of outgoing chancellor Brady Deaton takes effect on Nov. 15.

 

   MU Deputy Chancellor Mike Middleton has been picked to serve as a transition executive. Owens and Middleton aren't candidates for the chancellor position.

 

   UM system spokesman John Fougere says the goal is to name a new chancellor soon. A search committee is in the process of vetting applicants and interviewing candidates.

 

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