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1. A New Ballgame A New Ballgame September 30-October 6, 2011 Avila University President Ron Slepitza said the improvements being made to the school “are part of a strategic plan that has been in the works for three or four years.” The first improvements were...

2. Associated Training Schools Associated Training Schools Associated Training Schools was the proprietor of the American College of Dressmaking.

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. Black Colleges Find Acceptance with NAIA Black Colleges Find Acceptance with NAIA March 16-22, 2007 Article describing the importance of the NAIA Tournament and National Championship to historically black colleges during the Jim Crow era of the 1950s and 1960s. On March 17, 2007, the 1957-59 Tennessee...

5. 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...

6. Central College of Shorthand Central College of Shorthand ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for the Central College of Shorthand showing a ship with sails up. One of two cards with similar design. Front lower left corner has number C-788. Back of card says: "Central College of...

7. Central College of Shorthand Central College of Shorthand ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for the Central College of Shorthand with image of pansies. Front lower left corner has number C-855. Back of card says: "Central College of Shorthand, Largest and Best Shorthand School...

8. Central College of Shorthand Central College of Shorthand ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for the Central College of Shorthand showing a steamship. One of two cards with similar design and theme. Lower left corner has number C-788. Back of card says: "Central College of Shorthand,...

9. Central Technical Institute Central Technical Institute In 1969 the name was changed to Missouri Institute of Technology, also in Kansas City, Missouri (March 1979).

10. Central Technical Institute Central Technical Institute According to Diane Potter of 9001 State Line Road in March 1979, the name of the Central Technical Institute was changed to the Missouri Institute of Technology in 1969.

11. Certificates Help Jump-Start Careers Certificates Help Jump-Start Careers July 17, 2007 Area colleges and universities offer certificate programs in lieu of some other degree. These usually "include a subset of coursework that is specific to a given discipline." Article includes a list of...

12. Christian Education Guide Christian Education Guide April 2007 Forty-two page insert into Metro Voice about the Christian schools in the metro area including colleges as well as grade and high schools.

13. College Begins Celebrating Its 125th Anniversary College Begins Celebrating Its 125th Anniversary January 19, 2010 The Kansas City Art Institute is celebrating its 125th anniversary during 2010. The institute started in 1885 "when a group of Kansas City residents formed a sketch club to talk about the arts," stated...

14. College Names Sculpture Park for Oppenheimers College Names Sculpture Park for Oppenheimers July 31, 2011 Johnson County Community College announced that the lawn in front of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art will be renamed the Oppenheimer Sculpture Park. Marti and Tony Oppenheimer are the museum's largest...

15. Community Colleges Getting Pinched as Numbers Swell Community Colleges Getting Pinched as Numbers Swell July 27, 2009 Article describes large increases in enrollment at area community colleges. Economic conditions are sending more people back to school to learn new skills and fewer can afford the tuition at four-year...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. Experimental Autonomy: Dean Emily Taylor and the Women's Movement at the University of Kansas Experimental Autonomy: Dean Emily Taylor and the Women’s Movement at the University of Kansas Spring 2010 Through the workings of Dean Emily Taylor, women students at the University of Kansas were pushed to accept independence as part of an education and utilize the Associated Women Student Organization to...

19. Forsee Departs University Post At Crucial Time Forsee Departs University Post At Crucial Time January 8, 2011 On Friday, January 7, 2011, Gary Forsee resigned as the President for the University of Missouri’s four-campus system. The former Sprint executive plans to care for his cancer-stricken wife, whose diagnosis...

20. Forsee To Take Top U. M. Job Forsee To Take Top U. M. Job December 20, 2007 Former Sprint Nextel CEO Gary Forsee is to be the new University of Missouri system president. Since Forsee does not have a background in higher education, it appears that the curators are looking for...