University of Missouri system president Manuel Pacheco is going to remain in his current job. Pacheco, who had announced he was stepping down at the end of his five-year term, has reached an agreement with the Univesity of Missouri’s Board of Curators to remain in his post. He says financial difficulties being experienced by the system would only be made worse with the instability his departure might cause. He will stay on through August 31, 2003.