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1. A University for Kansas City A University for Kansas City July/27/1929 Description of the plans for the proposed University of Kansas City, "a civic, non-sectarian institution of higher learning," later known as the University of Missouri-Kansas City, originally slated for...

2. A University's Phenomenal Growth Attests to the Vitality of the Community A University's Phenomenal Growth Attests to the Vitality of the Community 1950 Photos and description of Clarence Decker, college president of the University of Kansas City (later the University of Missouri-Kansas City). Description of the university's growth since its opening in...

3. Biography of Ernest H. Newcomb (1886-1979), Founder of the University of Kansas City Biography of Ernest H. Newcomb (1886-1979), Founder of the University of Kansas City 2008

4. Bloch Donates $32M to UMKC Bloch Donates $32M to UMKC September 16-22, 2011 Henry Bloch, H&R Block Inc. co-founder, has donated $32 million to the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The biggest gift in the institution's history is to go toward building a new facility for the...

5. Brain Wash Brain Wash September/ 20-26/2001 Article discusses Chancellor Martha Gilliland's controversial methods for transforming UMKC.

6. Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries May-June//1983 Photo (of the Walter Dickey mansion, an annex of the college at its dedication) and article about the 50th anniversary celebration of the 1933 dedication of the University of Kansas City. History of the...

7. Communiversity Communiversity Photos, illustrations, and information on the Communiversity ("UMKC's free university") program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, started in 1970 during "the heady late days of the 60's: hippies,...

8. Commuter School Steers a New Path Commuter School Steers a New Path August 24, 2009 THe opening of the new Dorothy and Herman Johnson Residence Hall on August 21, 2009, marked one step in the University of Missouri-Kansas Ciity's five-year plan to move to a more residential, rather than...

9. Early Days in Alabama Prepares UMKC's New Chancellor for Job Early Days in Alabama Prepares UMKC's New Chancellor for Job December 26, 2008 Article profiles Leo Morton, the new chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. A former executive with Aquila, Inc. and chair of the UMKC Board of Trustees, Morton is just the second African...

10. Giving an Education is Costly, Too Giving an Education is Costly, Too July 16, 2006 Article describes the financial challenges faced by the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In addition to wages and benefits for 3,550 emplyees, the University must constantly upgrade facilities and technology...

11. Kansas City University Kansas City University File contains photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the University of Kansas City, or Kansas City University (the latter also the name of a university in Kansas City, Kansas, in the 1920s), founded...

12. Kansas City University Makes Substantial Growth Kansas City University Makes Substantial Growth May/28/1938 Article about the growth of the enrollment of the University of Kansas City to 700.

13. Kansas City University Opens October 3, 1933 Kansas City University Opens October 3, 1933 October/3/1933 Article describing the plans for the opening of "the new University of Kansas City," where "[t]his great metropolitan area is the largest in the United States to have been without a university."

14. Kansas City's University on the Horizon Kansas City's University on the Horizon January/10/1931 Article describing the plans for the opening of "Kansas City's new university organization and enterprise, which includes the Lincoln and Lee University of Kansas City and The University of Kansas City,...

15. Making the Grade Making the Grade August 1, 2005 Article summarizes the discussion at a Kansas City @ the Crossroads seminar. This seminar, sponsored by Ingram's magazine and KCPT discussed the status, image and future of the University of Missouri-Kansas...

16. Martha Gilliland: Chancellor Has Vision of UMKC at the Center of Area's Intellectual World Martha Gilliland: Chancellor Has Vision of UMKC at the Center of Area's Intellectual World October 2001 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Martha Gilliland, "chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City," discussing her role in directing the university toward community partnerships,...

17. Projects on Tap for Campus Projects on Tap for Campus December 5, 2010 The University of Missouri-Kansas City will build two new structures and renovate a third in 2011 for a cost $45 million. The construction includes a new $23 million parking structure at Oak and 50th streets,...

18. Tasks for a New Era. .. Tasks for a New Era. .. //19?? Illustrations and article by Homer Wadsworth, "chairman of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area Committee on Higher Education" on higher education and the University of Missouri-Kansas City's programs, including...

19. The Cannibal Picnic at UMKC The Cannibal Picnic at UMKC May//1978 Article about the troubles with the University of Missouri-Kansas City's administration, including one of its deans, Dr. George Dahlgren, as well as its overall success as a major university, competing...

20. UMKC's Bailey Speaks the Language of Academic Success UMKC's Bailey Speaks the Language of Academic Success April 21-27, 2006 Article profiles Guy Bailey, Chancellor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City since January of 2006. According to the article, he is the 6th of seven in the position during the past seven years. "Bailey's...