The person who will lead the University of Missouri system will be named Wednesday. A press advisory today from Mizzou says the new president will be announced at 9:30 a.m. in Jefferson City at the Capitol Plaza Hotel.
The UM Board of Curators meeting agenda for this morning included a private executive session to discuss personnel matters and approve contract negotiations.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that University of Connecticut provost Mun Y. Choi will be named to the position. Choi has been UCONN’s provost since 2012.
The 24th president replaces Tim Wolfe, who stepped down last fall after protesters demanded his resignation for the way leadership handled racial incidents on campus. Mike Middleton has been serving as the interim president since Wolfe resigned.
A presidential search committee planned to name a new president by the end of this year.